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Employee Spotlight: Billie Haggard

We’re excited to introduce Billie Haggard, the Executive Vice President of Operations. He has had a remarkable journey from 14 years in the nuclear navy, operating nuclear power plants on submarines, to making a surprising career transition into the data center industry. Initially hesitant due to his lack of IT knowledge, Billie’s passion for […]

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Employee Spotlight: Rick Sparkman

We’re excited to introduce Rick Sparkman, the Senior Director of Data Center Engineering at Aligned. Rick’s passion for engineering dates back to his high school days when he focused on electrical engineering, particularly in the field of power. After internships during college, he embarked on a 12-year career at Sage-Tulum Hill, where he specialized […]

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Employee Spotlight: Zachary Bender

We’re excited to introduce Zachary Bender, an acceptance and risk manager at Align Data Centers. Zachary’s journey started with six years in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear electronics technician. Afterward, he ventured into the data center industry with a large hyperscaler, gaining experience as an operator and technician. His pursuit of more challenges […]

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Employee Spotlight: Patrick Swan

We’re excited to introduce Patrick Swan, a dedicated facility manager with eight years of experience in the industry. Patrick’s journey in the field started as a low-entry level technician and gradually climbed the ranks to become a facility manager, handling critical and data infrastructure. He is passionate about his role at Aligned and cherishes […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jordan Romo

We’re excited to introduce Jordan Romo, the manager of sales operations at Aligned. He shares insights about his background and career in the data center industry. Over the past seven years, he has worked in various roles at Aligned, including compliance, IT, and sales. A surprising fact about him is that he fosters around […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Hartley, VP, Marketing

We’re excited to introduce our VP of Marketing, Jennifer Hartley. Jennifer collaborates closely with her brand strategy team to position Aligned’s services uniquely in the market. Their commitment to excellence ensures that every aspect of the brand resonates with customers, offering tailor-made solutions that surpass expectations. Jennifer’s focus on digital marketing and social media […]

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Employee Spotlight: Chris Dove, Recruiting Manager

We’re excited to introduce you to Chris Dove, recruiting manager at Aligned, who brings a unique perspective to his role due to his background as a nuclear submarine electrician in the United States Navy. His transition from the military to biomedical field service engineering opened doors for him to further develop skills in communicating […]

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Advancements in mobile technology
University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control
April 23, 2024

With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the […]

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Next generation of security solutions
The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jarod Patton, Director, Phoenix Operations
January 1, 2023

We’re excited to introduce you to our Director of Phoenix Operations, Jarod Patton. The data center industry is a constantly evolving and expanding field, and being able to navigate through its challenges requires determination, dedication, and drive. He has seen firsthand the importance of these qualities in building a successful career in this industry. […]

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Employee Spotlight: Wendy Mehta, VP People & Culture
January 1, 2023

We’re excited to introduce the VP of People and Culture at Aligned, Wendy Mehta. She understands the significance of driving success in the data center industry. By nurturing a culture of care, implementing innovative talent acquisition strategies, developing a high-performing workforce, and embracing work-life balance initiatives, Aligned sets itself apart as a people-centric organization. […]

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Employee Spotlight: Joe Hare, Construction Manager
January 1, 2023

We’re excited to introduce you to Joe Hare, a seasoned construction manager with a passion for data centers. Joe’s journey into the world of data centers began unexpectedly, but it ignited his love for these fascinating facilities. In this article, we’ll explore Joe’s experiences, the importance of data centers in the digital age, and […]

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