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Align - Your global partner in technology infrastructure

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Building a Technology infrastructure and managed hosting services has never been an easy task. While there are many technology infrastructure companies and services out there. New companies find it tough to enter the market with a robust infrastructure. Be it any innovative company, the scaling of the organization always need an expert.

Align is a leading global provider of technology infrastructure solutions & managed IT services. For more than 30 years, our team has worked tirelessly to ensure our clients’ technologies are leading-edge, secure, and sized to their business requirements. Align has excelled in many of the services it offers. The services include:

Workplace Technology

Align provides transformative solutions by leveraging its extensive consulting team comprised of project managers, workplace technology experts, infrastructure engineers, cabling designers, and Revit/CAD drafters. It promises the dedication of team members which will stay from the inception till the completion of your project. Align has been in the industry for 30 years, and it has been consistent in exceeding client’s expectations and delivering with refined methodologies. It has also been ahead in the real estate and technology innovations.

Align has enough IT experiences that curate dynamic, modern, data-driven, agile workspaces, enhancing corporate culture. Align’s experts guide you through technologies, platforms, and network connectivity functioning as the Master IT Integrator harmonizing design and execution.

Data Center Solutions

Most of its certified designers and managers have an average of about 20 years of experience. It has designed on its own, power, cabling, containment, and pathways for over 325 megawatts and 1.8 million square feet of production-ready data center space around the world.

They have worked with almost everyone from regional hedge funds to the largest global cloud providers. It also brings this expertise to your data center project. You can trust us to deliver with full transparency—on spec, on time, and budget. Align assist clients with their capacity planning strategies for design and build efforts within their data center portfolio.

They support all phases of data center expansion/consolidation including assessment, design, build-out, and day 2 support. They take a collaborative approach, integrating state-of-the-art technology with your business needs.

Migrations & Cloud Solutions

Align provides the expertise, process, and tools for any migration—across data centers, co-locations, and the cloud. They design and deliver programs that mitigate risk and deliver transparency into your environment. For Align every case is unique as it collaborates with your team to understand your business and landscape. They have a proven framework and use the industry's best practices to meet your precise requirements. They also help you in every aspect of your transformation including the migration, consolidation, and/or expansion – including governance and compliance.

Align aims to work with you to reduce the risk and anxiety out of the most complex programs, to achieve your strategic and technological goals.

Managed Services Solutions

As a premier Managed Service Provider, led by a team of investment management industry veterans, Align understands the demands of financial services firms. Its comprehensive Managed IT Services encompass everything from cloud computing and outsourced IT support, to vulnerability management and cybersecurity services.

Furthermore, enhancing its service capabilities, Align is a Microsoft Tier 1 Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) and Gold Partner, as well as an AWS Select Consulting Partner. By leveraging the Align Unity Cloud Platform – a complete Managed IT Services Stack – clients can focus on strategic priorities instead of daily IT operations.

“Align does a tremendous job of supporting our office IT design and build needs. From opening and refitting offices around the world to providing Audio Design and IT Support, Align’s reliability and dedication allow Alvarez and Marsal to focus our efforts on new initiatives and technologies that drive our business forward,” Kelly L Gargiulo, Managing Director, Global Corporate Real Estate, Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC.

“Align has been designing and overseeing all of our data center design and build programs for the past 10 years. Our capacity increase of over 100Mw has gone seamlessly due to Align’s knowledge of power, networks, and cable plants and their detailed construction documents that leave no margin of error,” Dwayne Wilson, Vice President, Data Center Operations, Salesforce.

“We met the folks at Align and quickly realized they had a lot of expertise across a variety of IT subject matters, including cybersecurity. I felt they would be a highly capable IT partner as Shadmoor’s business continues to grow along with the complexity of our IT requirements,” Michael Merrigan, Founder, Shadmoor Advisors.

“Align provides the most reliable, cutting-edge, and economical solutions for technology infrastructure and cybersecurity risk management solutions. Their team of subject matter experts is exceptionally responsive, customer-oriented, and understands our unique business needs. If you’re looking to simplify your company’s complex IT issues, outsource managed services or optimize business operations, I recommend selecting Align as your trusted IT partner,” Louis D’Agostino, President, Iron Cove Insurance & Risk Management.

Meet the Expert

Jim Dooling is the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Align. With more than 30 years of experience in the technology infrastructure industry, he has grown Align into the premier provider of technology solutions and services with a recognized center of excellence in IT Advisory, Infrastructure Design and Build Services, and Managed Services. Many of the world's leading firms including Salesforce, Uber, Pfizer, JPMorgan, the NBA, Louis Vuitton, and Barclays rely on the expertise and experience of Align to support their technology infrastructure needs.

Jim majored in architecture at Miami University of Ohio and is actively involved in several charitable associations, including the Muscular Dystrophy Association, March of Dimes, NPower and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Jim has preserved a “can do” spirit and family-like atmosphere at Align, which has enabled Align to deliver unsurpassed client service.

“For more than 30 years, our team has worked tirelessly to ensure our clients’ technologies are leading-edge, secure, and sized to their business requirements.”