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Iron Mountain Canada Expands Iron Cloud Portfolio, Enabling Organizations to Manage Growing Data Volumes from Digital Transformation Initiatives

New object storage capability enhances enterprise data management for customers

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the launch of Iron Mountain® Iron Cloud™ Object Storage in Canada. Iron Cloud is a secure cloud-based storage platform for enterprise-class data management that delivers confidence in the integrity, availability and protection of digital assets, enabling organizations to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency and drive value from secondary data. Iron Cloud Object Storage extends customer backup and archive environments to the cloud with geo-resilient, scalable cloud storage without any additional fees for data access or egress, enabling more predictable costs for data management.

With digital transformation at the forefront of IT strategy today, companies are increasingly faced with exponential data growth and the complex challenges of storing, managing, securing and deriving value from that data. In order to address these challenges, organizations are increasingly relying on hybrid IT environments, leveraging multiple best-in-class cloud services and infrastructure to effectively address a range of complex data management requirements.

As a cloud storage platform for data management, Iron Cloud not only solves for 'where' to store data but also for the demanding challenges of protecting, preserving and accessing digital assets to address business and compliance requirements. The Iron Cloud family of products and services is a best fit for hybrid, multi-tier storage environments, adding business value by driving cloud and data storage costs down, and optimizing data security, accessibility and performance. With the availability of Iron Cloud Object Storage solutions in Canada, Iron Mountain delivers a comprehensive portfolio of data management services, which also includes Iron Cloud Server Backup, Iron Cloud Disaster Recovery, offsite tape vaulting, data restoration and migration services and secure IT asset disposition services.

"Canadian businesses are facing unprecedented data growth and IT complexity in today's digital economy," said Brian Rosen, senior vice president and general manager, Iron Mountain Canada. "Building on our reputation as a trusted and proven service provider in data management, we provide our customers with cloud-based solutions to optimize their IT infrastructure, creating cost savings and efficiencies. Paired with Iron Mountain's information management services, we believe Iron Cloud offers a unique opportunity to support customers' IT modernization and long-term retention challenges as they evolve their data protection and data privacy with cloud-forward strategies."

Iron Cloud Object Storage enables backup and archive within a secure, resilient cloud storage environment. The solution provides:

  • Secure data protection: Intelligent data protection, directly built into the Iron Cloud platform featuring zero-trust network architectures, geo-resiliency and data encryption – both in transit and at rest - and a secure chain of custody to ensure the highest standard of protection and compliance of secondary data and long-term retention assets.
  • Predictable cost: Iron Cloud's simple pricing model features built-in geo-replication right out of the box. It does not charge additional fees for data access, egress, ingress or support requests, saving customers thousands of dollars annually.
  • Flexible storage options: Iron Mountain delivers a comprehensive solutions portfolio to assist its customers to modernize their IT environments from tape to cloud, driving both IT and business efficiencies.  By leveraging Iron Mountain's Data Restoration and Migration Services with Iron Cloud, customers are able to get on-demand access to data from both tape and cloud, helping customers eliminate the burden and costs associated with long-term data retention and management.

About Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world, and with a real estate network of more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in over 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storagesecure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a more digital way of working. Visit for more information.

Christian Potts
Iron Mountain Incorporated

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