The West Coast wildfires are highlighting the importance of energy security for data centers, which are pursuing a number of strategies to adapt to climate change and rolling blackouts, including on-site power generation.
Netrality remains focused on building out a national network of connectivity-rich carrier hotels in major metros, and has more resources to power that strategy after its acquisition by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP) has bought Netrality Data Centers, partnering with existing management, the companies confirmed today.
Bloomberg reports that infrastructure fund Macquarie is seeking a deal to buy a stake in Netrality Data Centers, which operates carrier hotels in major cities.
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.
Infrastructure funds and sovereign wealth funds are becoming more active in the data center sector, creating new companies and investing in data center construction.
Aligned Energy’s focus on intelligent infrastructure is gaining traction with customers, particularly those with high-density IT workloads. With a new financial partner, Aligned is expanding and looking for new growth opportunities.
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.