Aligned, an infrastructure technology company that offers colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise and managed service providers, today announced that Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has signed a colocation agreement in Aligned’s Uptime Institute Tier III-certified adaptive data center in Plano, TX.
“Travel simply cannot happen without Sabre technology, and we are driven to transform the industry by delivering innovative ways to plan, purchase and enjoy the perfect travel experience,” said Vish Saoji, Sabre CTO. “We selected Aligned as our primary data center partner for their ability to support our rapid innovation, implementation and quality product development as we build out our platform, SaaS and cloud strategies.”
Aligned’s data center infrastructure is unique in that it responds to both standard and dynamic workloads with flexible rack densities of up to 50 kW, or 1000 watts per square foot, enabling customers to deploy computational applications without latency or disruption.
“Sabre serves a market that demands steadfast reliability and uptime alongside incredibly fast response times,” said Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned. “Through our adaptive hyper-efficient technology and highly-reliable infrastructure, we look forward to supporting Sabre’s acceleration to open source and cloud-based solutions that enable quicker innovation, stability and security.”
Aligned’s agile data center and intelligent infrastructure solutions are engineered to continuously improve economic and environmental performance, and guarantee a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of 1.15. By partnering with Aligned, Sabre’s operations will use up to 85 percent less water and up to 80 percent less power than workloads deployed in traditional facilities, coinciding with Sabre’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of their facilities and resulting in a lower total cost of ownership.
About Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR)
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.
Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and service providers. Our intelligent infrastructure allows us to deliver data centers like a utility—accessible and consumable as needed. By reducing the energy, water and space needed to operate, our data center solutions combined with our patent cooling technology offer businesses a competitive advantage by improving reliability and their bottom-line.