Northern Virginia, the largest data center in the market, is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Ashburn, Va., within this market experiencing hyper growth, is known as “data center alley.” A new white paper from Aligned Energy provides a case study and outlines one data center provider’s process in building in the top colocation market in North America with the launch of Aligned Ashburn.
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.”
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When complete, the Alligned Ashburn 26-acre 180 MW master-planned data center campus will offer over 1 mm sq. ft. of space. Download a new case study that explores how Aligned constructed a 368,755 square-foot data center and built out the first fully-commissioned 12 MW of data center space, expandable to 60 MW, in less than six months.
Aligned Energy has lined up a $495 million secured credit facility, from investors led by Goldman Sachs, which will fund data center expansions in Dallas, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.
Aligned Energy has opened the doors at its first data center in Northern Virginia. Aligned Ashburn will showcase the company’s focus on efficiency and high-density cooling.
Aligned Energy continues to build its executive team with industry veterans. Michael Coleman, a veteran of leadership posts at Google and Yahoo, has joined Aligned as Global Head of Design and Delivery.
Some of the world’s largest investors are raising billions of dollars to invest in digital infrastructure, citing extraordinary demand for capital to fuel the shift to a data economy.
With the backing of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, Aligned sees an opportunity to work with hyperscale tenants in new ways, and innovate in data center sustainability and construction.
Andrew Schaap, CEO at Aligned Energy, explores the many ways to approach data center cooling. According to Schaap, to future-proof your data center cooling, it is best to start with an adaptive data center partner.
Hyperscalers, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and even enterprises with high density computing requirements commonly over provision to eliminate the risk of falling short of the necessary IT capacity to support future business growth. Eric Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer at Aligned Energy, highlights how an adaptive, scalable data center can prevent over provisioning.
Demand in North America and across the globe for compute, networking and storage capacity is surging at an unprecedentedly fast and furious rate. Compute loads are also becoming more dynamic as capacity demand varies widely from project-to-project, month-to-month, or even day-today. Download the new white paper that explores the today’s challenges to data center infrastructure and provisioning, and outlines Aligned Energy’s build-to-scale solutions for the data industry.