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Markley Group Announces Iron Mountain Joins Boston Internet Exchange

  Markley Group Announces Iron Mountain Joins Boston Internet Exchange  Business Wire  BOSTON -- May 8, 2014  Markley Group, universally recognized as a world class mission-critical telecommunications and data center operator, announced today that Iron Mountain, the storage and information management company, has joined the company’s Boston Internet Exchange (BOSIX).  By bringing together Markley’s data center customers and domestic and international network providers, BOSIX has become New England’s primary hub for creating and developing IP peering partner relationships. BOSIX ensures its members have optimized network traffic and can meet the increasing demands of mobile applications and web videos.  Iron Mountain selected Markley’s BOSIX for its ability to lower overall IP transit costs and allow efficient exchange of traffic. Iron Mountain participants include every major industry and size, including more than 95 percent of the Fortune 1000.  “When we started our search for a high-speed, reliable interconnection provider, there were few that stood up to our company’s standards,” said Dan Golding, vice president, data center operations for Iron Mountain. “Upon finding BOSIX, we knew it was a fit. Markley’s equipment and practices ensure our customers will have reliable access to their most vital information, with both high speed and low latency.”  With nearly 100 distinct on-net network providers and housing at Markley’s mission-critical One Summer Street facility, BOSIX delivers virtually unlimited bandwidth to participants and service providers through shared connections and high-performance regional exchanges. Through the Boston Internet Exchange, Iron Mountain can optimize network performance, reduce latency and lower costs by eliminating network hops and bypassing intermediary networks.  “Markley is thrilled to welcome Iron Mountain to the Boston Internet Exchange,” said Jeffery D. Markley, CEO of Markley Group. “With our facility’s top-of-the-line, high-density connections and the support of the region’s top network providers, we can continue to deliver the premier internet exchange to a growing list of prominent participants.”  About Iron Mountain  Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services. The company’s real estate network of over 67 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy. And its solutions for records management, data management, 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 http://www.ironmountain.com for more information.  About Markley Group  Markley Group owns and operates One Summer Street, one of the largest and longest operating multi-tenant, mission-critical telecommunications and data center facilities in New England. The building’s 920,000 square feet of highly secured white and mechanical space house more than 250 industry leading companies, including AT&T, NTT, British Telecom, Tata Communications, Boston Red Sox, Harvard, MIT, the Boston Internet Peering Exchange (BOSIX), The New York Times, and Markley Cloud Services. One Summer Street’s data center has never experienced an electric utility failure. The carrier-neutral facility enables access to more than 80+ independent network providers and eight utility feeds from multiple substations for uninterrupted, reliable power and service. One Summer Street is maintained by more than 30 on-staff professional engineers, operating engineers, electricians, HVAC and telco technicians, and building maintenance staff 24/7/365. To learn more about Markley Group, please visit: www.markleygroup.com.  Contact:  fama PR for Markley Group Jeff Drew, 617-986-5004 markleygroup@famapr.com or Iron Mountain Laura Sudnik, 617-535-4707 laura.sudnik@ironmountain.com  
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