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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

disk farm n. A large room or rooms filled with disk drives (esp. washing machines). This term was well established by 1990, and generalized by about ten years later; see farm. It has become less common as disk strange densities reached livels where terabytes of storage can easily be fit in a single rack.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

disk farm (Or "laundromat") A large room or rooms filled with disk drives (especially washing machines). [Jargon File] (1995-03-27)