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Aligned is an innovative thinker, creative problem-solver and your trusted partner

Aligned is an innovative thinker, creative problem-solver and your trusted partner

Founded in 2013, Aligned Energy® is the first company to offer a data center delivery model based on securing and expanding capacity as needed, so that customers could pay only for the power they used. Aligned also provided engineering expertise and deployed its proprietary, modular heat removal systems for data centers and commercial buildings, enabling customers to expand on demand without having to reconfigure existing infrastructure or requiring large CapEx investments.

At Aligned, the difference is their technology

Aligned’s technology infrastructure enables companies to grow sustainably over time, eliminating the risks of capacity planning and over-provisioning.

Aligned combines patient capital with a standardized supply chain that includes a 50 MW auto-replenished pool of Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) comprised of prefabricated, factory-built and tested power and cooling equipment. This ensures their customers are able meet aggressive speed-to-market targets and avoid supply chain obstacles.

Allowing customers to ExpandOnDemand sustainably, another essential element of the company’s adaptive data center platform is their patented, award-winning Delta³™ cooling technology. The Delta³™ cooling system provides a hyper-scalable, ultra-efficient environment that dynamically adapts to customers’ IT loads and supports high, mixed and variable rack densities of 1-50kW in the same row.

Why Aligned?

Dynamic Infrastructure

  • Patented, award-winning cooling technology
  • Variable densities to 50kW/rack in the same row
  • ExpandOnDemand™ capability

Centralized Control

  • Broad visibility and control via customer portal
  • Predictive indicators and analysis
  • Asset optimization and automation

Adaptive Data Centers

  • Responsive cooling and power management
  • Rapid provisioning
  • Variable and high-density power


  • Fast and incremental resource deployment
  • Flexible lease terms
  • Just-in-time provisioning aligns costs with demand and actual use

Lower TCO

  • Reduced mechanical infrastructure requirements
  • Lower operational, energy and water costs
  • No stranded space or capacity

Speed and Scale, Delivered Globally

Aligned provides Scale Data Centers and Powered Shell / Build-to-Scale solutions with adaptive infrastructure and industry-leading cooling technology, deployed sustainably at a record-setting pace. The world's leading hyperscalers and large enterprises trust Aligned to build energy-efficient, sustainable campuses and data centers that support massive scale, anywhere in the world.

Yes, it’s all about you

Aligned is constantly seeking to develop and deploy innovative technologies, improve their service delivery, effectively engage and upskill their team members, and collaborate more productively with their customers and partners.

Aligned primary motivation driving all this is to help bring game-changing business advantages to you.

Serving as an extension of your team, the company offers data centers delivered with your needs and requirements in mind – complete with operational excellence and maturity, and white glove service.

The organization is problem solvers, innovators, and industry experts, with over 175 years of combined industry expertise across their leadership team alone. They are aligned with your timelines and budget, power requirements, expansion objectives, sustainability goals, vision, and future; they are aligned with you.

Supporting your Growth Globally, on a MEGA Scale

Others may offer solutions that are build to suit, but Aligned is built to SCALE.
Aligned's Build-to-Scale data centers are delivered at unprecedented speeds with unmatched scalability to solve the needs of hyperscale and large enterprise customers. From campuses to powered shell, Aligned design or custom data center deployments, they can complete a Build-to-Scale project in any market your business growth demands.

Scale Data Centers and Build-to-Scale solutions that scale easily and efficiently, for any business, anywhere in the world

Whether you’re a hyperscaler or enterprise, Aligned provides rapidly deployable, ultra-efficient and sustainable data centers that scale easily and efficiently, anywhere in the world, as your business grows.

Reinforced by Aligned solid capital foundation, focus on innovation and commitment to a clean energy future, Aligned offers customers a stable and responsible partner whom you can rely on today and tomorrow.

Andrew Schaap, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew is a data center, IT, private equity and real estate executive with over 25 years of complex transactional experience and multi-disciplinary senior leadership. As CEO of Aligned, he is dedicated to accelerating business growth by driving the delivery of data center solutions with industry-leading technology and adaptive infrastructure.

Since beginning his tenure with Aligned, Andrew has exponentially grown company revenues, completed several successful capital raisings, and cultivated an ecosystem of innovation that advances Aligned’s commitment to reducing the social, economic and environmental impact of the digital era to position Aligned as the number one performing private data center company in 2019.

Prior to joining Aligned, Andrew held numerous leadership positions over an 11-year period with Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR). Most recently serving as Senior Vice President, he was responsible for global large-scale, client-driven data center builds and was part of the executive leadership team that grew revenue to $2 billion. He also oversaw all major international transactions, including the successful negotiation and execution of projects in Osaka, Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney. Prior to Digital Realty Trust, Andrew held leadership roles at Sterling Network Services and Sysix Technologies.

He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Marketing from Cornerstone University, in addition to completing graduate programs in Executive Negotiations and Management Training at Harvard University.

“We are aligned with your timelines and budget, power requirements, expansion objectives, sustainability goals, vision, and future; we are aligned with you.”

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