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Iron Mountain launches Iron Cloud in Canada

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Iron Mountain, a global storage and information management service provider, has announced the launch of Iron Cloud object storage in Canada.

Iron Cloud is a secure cloud-based storage platform for enterprise grade data management delivering protection of digital assets enabling organisations to manage risk, increase operational efficiency and drive value from secondary data. In addition, it extends customer backup and archive environments to the cloud with geo-resilient, scalable cloud storage without any extra fees for data access or egress, making data management costs more predictable.

"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 optimise their IT infrastructure, creating cost savings and efficiencies.”

The Iron Cloud offering comes in response to the growing trend of digital transformation and rise in data growth and offers:

  • Secure data protection: The solution has intelligent data protection built directly into platform featuring zero-trust network architectures, geo-resiliency and data encryption, as well as a secure chain of custody to ensure the highest standard of protection and compliance of secondary data and long-term retention assets.

  • Predictable cost: The platform also features simple pricing model and built-in geo-replication right out of the box. It does not charge additional fees for data access, egress, ingress or support requests.

  • Flexible storage options: By using 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.

“Paired with Iron Mountain's information management services, we believe Iron Cloud offers a unique opportunity to support customers' IT modernisation and long-term retention challenges as they evolve their data protection and data privacy with cloud-forward strategies," added Rosen.