Capital, climate and cooling were the major themes that DCF readers were tracking closely last month. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in August 2021.
Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers. Our intelligent infrastructure allows densification and vertical growth within the same footprint, enabling customers to scale up without disruption, all while maintaining industry-leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE). By reducing the energy, water and space needed to operate, our data center solutions, combined with our patented cooling technology, offer businesses a competitive advantage by improving sustainability, reliability and their bottom line.
Headquarters: Plano, TX
Aligned has arranged $1.75 billion in sustainable financing to acquire land and expand into new markets. The package includes $1.35 billion in securitized notes that qualify as sustainable loans, the first time a secured note has met that criteria.
Aligned has acquired property in Salt Lake City for a build-to-suit data center project for a large customer, continuing Aligned’s success in the fast-growing Utah data center market.
By delivering on its sustainability commitments, Aligned has added $250 million in expansion capital, expanding its sustainability-linked senior credit line to $1.25 billion.
Chicago has long served as a major infrastructure hub for the nation’s commerce, whether goods and services were conveyed by rail, road, air, or data packet. Eric Jacobs, CRO of Aligned, discusses the factors that make Chicago a prime location for data center investment.
Here’s a mid-year update on key trends for 2021: A recap of our Data Center Executive Roundtable, featuring expert insights from executives at Iron Mountain, Vertiv, Aligned, EdgeConnex, Infrastructure Masons, Nortek Data Center Cooling and Data Aire.
How is edge computing evolving, and what use cases and applications are gaining the most traction with customers? Informed takes from 7 thought leaders in digital infrastructure in our DCF Executive Roundtable.
What will enterprise data center demand look like as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic? Our 7 experts provide their take on what we can expect from enterprise IT in 2021.
Recruiting staff to keep pace with the growth of the data center industry will be a major challenge in coming years. The seven experts on our DCF Data Center Executive Roundtable weigh in on the strategies and solutions that can meet this challenge.
In our Data Center Executive Roundtable, seven leading experts examine the latest trends in rack power density and how they impact cooling. Featuring execs from Aligned, EdgeConneX, Nortek, Iron Mountain, Infrastructure Masons, Vertiv and Data Aire.