Iron Mountain Acquires Data Storage Companies in Chicago, Phoenix and
BOSTON -- December 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
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. Visitwww.ironmountain.com for more
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