Aligned announces new hyperscale data centre in Phoenix

Aligned Data Centers is expanding its flagship campus in Phoenix, Arizona with a fourth hyperscale data centre designed for water conservation

Aligned Data Centers has announced it is expanding its flagship campus in Phoenix, Arizona by adding a fourth hyperscale data centre. The company said that the facility, named PHX-05, is projected to meet an “aggressive construction timeline” in response to growing demands for capacity as well as Aligned's intelligent and adaptive infrastructure solutions among hyperscalers in the greater Phoenix region.

Discussing Phoenix as a market, Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned, said the city is “one of the largest and most dynamic data centre markets in the U.S., and has become a much sought-after destination for hyperscalers, cloud service providers, and large enterprises looking to deploy their digital infrastructure in proximity to the West Coast.”

“Aligned’s latest hyperscale data centre not only answers the call of massive campus scalability as well as water conservation in a water-strained region but also highlights our team’s continuous ability to rapidly deliver facilities in the highly strategic and sought-after locations our customers demand,” he added. 

PHX-05: A waterless data centre 

Water conservation, among global hyperscalers and enterprises, is now widely viewed as the next frontier of environmental stewardship. PHX-05 combines the Company’s patented and award-winning Delta³ cooling technology with a state-of-the-art waterless heat rejection system to create a waterless data centre – Aligned’s design standard. Delta³ cooling systems also allow customers to expand on demand, incrementally scaling in place up to 50 kW per rack without stranding capacity, which also enhances sustainability.

Aligned says that its campus will also benefit from Arizona’s attractive sales tax incentives, reliable power grid and ample access to renewable energy resources. The Arizona Public Service (APS) has one of the country’s most substantial renewable energy portfolios, using a balanced energy mix that is 50% carbon-free. Arizona public utilities generate power from a variety of stable sources and charge substantially less per kWh than other Western states, according to the U.S. Energy Information Association.


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