“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
The debt raise consists of a $650 million term loan, a $100 million delayed draw term loan, and a $250 million revolving credit facility. The new funding will be used for both sustainability initiatives and general expansion for the wholesale colocation provider.
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While many investors have soured on bank stocks, Johnny Guerry, former managing partner and portfolio manager at Clover Partners, and Brad Rinschler, former director of institutional equities at Boenning & Scattergood, are launching a new fund to capitalize on the group's underperformance.
The key to success for a data center provider is to strategically align itself with the customer’s goals at the outset, whether those objectives involve scale, densification, sustainability, speed-to-market, or capacity planning for a future that is all but certain to see rising demand.
Each year, more than 200,000 military service members transition into the civilian workforce, presenting a ready source of talent available to a data center industry that all too often struggles to recruit and retain sufficient qualified staff.
Even before the pandemic strained our bandwidth capacity and thrust businesses into digital transformation virtually overnight, surging demand for public cloud services, soaring growth in social media and other related digitally-driven phenomena called for hyperscale and cloud provider expansion to keep up with) demand.
Published by: Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer & Sustainability Committee Chair, AlignedAs many in the data center sector are aware, it takes an enormous amount of energy to power and cool a data center. To offset carbon emissions, mitigate global...
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.
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.
Aligned, a data center provider offering innovative, sustainable and adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions for cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers, announces the expansion of its hyperscale data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, beginning construction on a second 120 MW facility in Loudoun County, the company said.
Aligned has started construction on a massive 120-megawatt data center that represents the second phase of its hyperscale data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia's Data Center Alley.
The campus sits positioned atop fiber and conduit routes that offer access to more than 50 carriers in the immediate area
Data center provider Aligned has begun construction on the expansion of its hyperscale data center campus in Ashburn. Work has started on a second 120 MW facility in Loudoun County. The expansion is driven by customer demand for additional capacity.
Aligned says it is ready to begin building a massive 120-megawatt data center in Northern Virginia, less than a year after opening the doors on its campus in Ashburn.