“Aligned is the first data center provider we have seen to architect itself from day one to deliver a more reliable platform.
From its use of the most reliable cooling platform we have ever evaluated, to its selection of generation platforms, they are the first provider to focus on reliability centered improvements from design through operations.”
STEVE FAIRFAX, MTECHNOLOGY
2020 Virginia Data Center Awards
Aligned was named a Data Center Construction Project finalist for our IAD01 data center by the NoVa Tech Council for their 2020 Virginia Data Center Awards.
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2018 Zero LTI (Lost Time Injuries) Award
Excellence in Safety from Macquarie Group
Fifth Annual 2016 Remmy Awards
Workplace: Under 5,000 Sq. Ft.: Internet of Things in the RBC Retail Banking Network
As local and national economies begin to reemerge from the global health crisis and we look back on the historic acceleration of telework, distance learning, and the digitalization of business and government, it’s now clear that we have been afforded a glimpse into the future.
Aligned CIO, Phill Lawson-Shanks, recently joined Google, Microsoft and Yondr on the “Building for Hyperscale - Thoughts from the Frontline” panel at DCD Scale, where he discussed how Aligned delivers hyperscale-grade infrastructure with safety, speed, culture and quality in mind.
Aligned CIO, Phill Lawson-Shanks, recently participated in the “Modular or traditional data center builds - is standardization now the key to mitigate risk and increase speed to market?” panel at DCD Scale, where he discussed a prefabricated and modular approach to data centers, which improves speed to market, while reducing potential risk during times of uncertainty.
At a time when nations around the world have implemented some form of shelter-in-place and social distancing policy due to COVID-19, now might not seem to be the opportune time to begin a discussion of climate change, sustainability, and data center infrastructure.
Back to building. After several months of intense focus on managing the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, in June the news in the data center sector shifted to growth and building for the future.
The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance announced June 8 the list of 2020 Green Lease Leaders representing more than 3 billion square feet of commercial and government space ranging from large and small offices to industrial buildings and data centers.