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About Aligned

Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers.


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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.

Articles & News

An illustration of the planned Aligned Data Centers IAD-03 facility in Sterling, Virginia. (Image: Aligned Data Centers)

Aligned Plans Four-Story Data Center on New Virginia Campus

July 26, 2022
Aligned Data Centers will expand its presence in Northern Virginia with a four-story, 72-megawatt data center on a new campus in Sterling. The new campus provides Aligned with...
Quantum Loophole CEO Josh Snowhorn with reels of 2-inch innerduct for a new fiber ring connecting the company’s data center campus in Adamstown, Md. to the Northern Virginia cloud cluster. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Quantum Loophole Expands its Vision for Massive Data Center Cities

June 22, 2022
As it breaks ground on its first mega-campus in Maryland, data center developer Quantum Loophole is laying the groundwork for similar “data center cities” in Dallas, Chicago and...
The Aligned Ashburn data center in Northern Virginia. (Photo: Aligned)

Environmental Stewardship Begins with Sustainable Infrastructure

Jan. 28, 2022
Sustainability has become a critical corporate value as consumers and even investors across a range of industries. Phill Lawson-Shanks of Aligned explores why sustainable data...
A cooling wall of Delta-3 units inside an Aligned data center. (Photo: Aligned)

Better Business, Better World: Why Sustainability-Linked Financing Will Influence the Data Center Industry

Jan. 7, 2022
While a sustainability-linked loan can be used for any purpose, the hallmark of this debt instrument is that the borrower’s performance is measured against predetermined sustainability...

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Cloud-Based Gaming Company Case Study

March 18, 2021
A new white paper from Aligned presents a case study of their multi-year colocation partnership with a global cloud-based gaming company. The report outlines the challenges presented...

Utah Tax Advantages Can Mean Millions in Savings for Salt Lake City Data Center Clients

Nov. 5, 2020
Utah’s tax incentives for data centers are among the most attractive in the nation. This white paper from Aligned explores the benefits of Utah tax incentives for data center ...

Aligned Enhanced Soft Water and Water Management Saves Big at Phoenix Data Center

Aug. 25, 2020
Get the new report from Aligned Energy that highlights how the company ramped up soft water and water management to save a total of 24 million gallons of water annually at its...
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A Case Study: Aligned Ashburn Data Center Campus

Jan. 14, 2020
This case study 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, ...

Why Aligned’s Build-to-Scale Solutions Satisfy the Need for Speed-to-Market and Dynamic Capacity Demands

March 15, 2019
This white paper explores the today’s challenges to data center infrastructure and provisioning, and outlines Aligned’s build-to-scale solutions for the data industry.
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The IT Forces Driving an Aligned Model

Feb. 9, 2019
In a mercurial world of evolutionary data generation, Aligned provides adaptive technology that enables increasingly desired flexibility with deployments. Download the new Financial...

Data Center Market Forecast Dallas and Phoenix

March 21, 2017
Learn more about the 2017 tech trends driving demands in the Dallas and Phoenix markets.

Data Center Reliability and Efficiency in the Zettabyte Era

March 6, 2017
No industry goes untouched by the possibilities presented by digital business. According to MIT Sloan research, the companies that are adapting to a digital world are 26% more...

Security in the Data Center and Beyond – a Layered Security Approach

Feb. 13, 2017
CIOs must continuously reinvent themselves and their organization’s digital roadmaps, while maintaining their business’ layered security. To Learn more about data center security...

A New Approach to Cooling Changes the Chiller vs Free Cooling Conversion

Feb. 13, 2017
Free cooling can dramatically reduce the power needed for data center cooling and have a positive impact on your next colocation contract. To learn more about the new approach...

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Five Questions for Negotiating with Colocation Providers

Feb. 13, 2017
These 5 questions can help you keep colocation costs in check when negotiating with a colocation provider.

Data Center Pricing Models

Feb. 13, 2017
It’s important to find a colocation data center provider who offers transparency, flexibility and specific pricing of resources, a data center like that allows IT leaders to find...

The Evolved Data Center Model

April 19, 2016
The evolved data center model allows you only buy the space and power you want. As a result, you reduce waste and align your data center to the needs of your business.