Aligned Energy has entered the Northern Virginia market, and plans to create a huge data center campus on a historic property in Ashburn’s “Data Center Alley.”
Aligned Energy focuses on efficiency and energy use in both their colocation and build-to-scale data center solutions. Its mission is to create infrastructure that “continuously improve both its economic performance and environmental impact, delivering a noticeable business advantage, while helping secure the health of the planet.”
Headquarters: Danbury, CT
Aligned Energy has received a strategic investment from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP), which will provide “significant” additional capital to support the company’s growth, including expansion into new markets.
Aligned Energy will open its third data center with a 50 megawatt facility in Salt Lake City, a new market for large-footprint wholesale data centers.
Aligned Energy is expanding its Phoenix data center, saying its advanced cooling strategy appeals to large customers with frequent server refresh cycles.
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The beauty of open source is in the ecosystem of experts, specialists, and innovators who are sharing knowledge with each other, forging different routes to solve the same problem. In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Aligned Energy’s Kirk Offel, explores the importance of vendors’ participation in data center design, build, and operation and the power of the ecosystem to reduce cost, increase speed, and make the data center more adaptive.
Very rapid technological change means that future demand for data center capacity is anybody’s guess. And that makes life challenging for even the most sophisticated capacity planners. Aligned Energy’s Andrew Schaap explores how cloud service providers and enterprises alike can mitigate the risk of capacity constraints.