|[December 10, 2012]
Iron Mountain Acquires Data Storage Companies in Chicago, Phoenix and Sarasota, Fla.
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
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 (News - Alert). "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
ATAPROS Storage and Staffing LLC is a leading independent data
protection provider in Phoenix, offering media storage and management
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
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.
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