Whereas a majority of the group’s operations stay in North America, Aligned lately expanded into Latin America with its acquisition of LatAm knowledge centre supplier, ODATA. This positions Aligned among the many largest personal knowledge centre operators within the Americas. The group’s rising LatAm operations embody knowledge centres in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.
“Our funding will help Aligned’s fast growth, additional reinforcing the corporate’s place as a most popular companion within the Pan-American knowledge centre market,” mentioned Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, CEO of Actual Property and Infrastructure Investments at Mubadala. “Along with Aligned’s continued enterprise progress, we’re additional excited by its AI-ready standing, making it strategically positioned to help infrastructure necessities for a broad set of AI, ML, and DL providers.”
The Aligned funding builds on Mubadala’s rising digital infrastructure presence within the US. In June of this 12 months, Mubadala dedicated to investing $500 million in Brightspeed, a US-based broadband and telecommunications providers firm, which is aiming to ship fibre providers that may attain as much as three million properties and companies over the subsequent 5 years.
“We’re excited to companion with the Mubadala crew in help of Aligned’s continued progress trajectory and increasing knowledge centre platform, in addition to a collective give attention to constructing a extra sustainable future by means of revolutionary, environment friendly infrastructure,” mentioned Andrew Schaap, CEO at Aligned. “This funding is a testomony to our world-class knowledge centre options, high-caliber groups, and talent to rapidly tackle the rising capability calls for and necessities of our loyal hyperscale and enterprise prospects throughout the Americas.”