Iron Mountain Acquires Data Storage Companies in Chicago, Phoenix and Sarasota, Fla.
BOSTON (Dec. 10, 2012) –Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the information storage and management services company, has expanded its customer base and service area by acquiring assets from data protection firms IG2 Data Security, Inc. in Chicago; DATAPROS Storage and Staffing LLC in Phoenix; and Data Backup, Inc. in Sarasota, Fla. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
“We welcome the customers of these firms and are committed to serving their data backup and recovery needs,” said Harry Ebbighausen, president of North America for Iron Mountain. “Acquisitions are a key component of our overall strategy to drive growth and returns on invested capital, and we will continue to seek opportunities that enhance our existing operations or expand our service footprint.”
As one of the leading independent providers in the Chicago area, IG2 Data Security, Inc. has offered data protection and backup tape storage services to Chicago, northwest Indiana and southeastern Wisconsin since 2002.
DATAPROS Storage and Staffing LLC is a leading independent data protection provider in Phoenix, offering media storage and management services.
Data Backup, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is one of the leading data storage and disaster recovery service providers in western Florida.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of information storage and management solutions. The company’s real estate network of 64 million square feet across nearly 1,000 facilities in 32 countries allows it to serve customers around the world with speed and accuracy. And its solutions for records management, data backup and recovery, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information for business advantage. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.