Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers. They have data centers in Ashburn, Va., Plano, TX (DFW metro), Phoenix, AZ, and West Jordan, UT (SLC metro).Their 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, their data center solutions, combined with their patented cooling technology, offer businesses a competitive advantage by improving reliability and their bottom line.No one has a crystal ball when it comes to their usage and growth, and what challenges will cross their desks in the future. Having an adaptive, nimble data center solution that can easily scale as their business grows is Aligned’s unique differentiator, and it allows customers to truly future-proof their environments. They call this capability Expand on Demand. With 35 patents and over 200+ dependent claims, their Delta3 TM and CACTUS® cooling technologies enable them to create a truly unique and flexible solution that can serve a broad range of customers and requirements – everyone from the low-density enterprise to the highest-density hyper-scale organization. Customers can scale in place / within the same footprint, up to 50 kW per rack, without reconfiguring infrastructure, using exotic cooling systems, or stranding capacity. Align’s dynamic infrastructure lowers the customer’s total cost of ownership and eases the burden of long-range planning.