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Internet anatomy 101: The 'Meet-Me' room

Somewhere in downtown L.A. lies a vital nexus of information transportation.

Ever stop to wonder how many cables, plugs, and connections go into making the Internet run smoothly? Wired has an interesting gallery on the world's densest "Meet-Me" room, where over 260 ISPs talk to each other. Never seen the inside of a server room? It's monolithic...not for the faint-hearted, but an informative lesson in how the Web works.

View the gallery on Wired: "A Lesson in Internet Anatomy: The World's Densest Meet-Me Room"