Iron Mountain's Cloud Archive Solution Protects and Preserves Cloud Data

By CIOReview | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Mr. William Meaney, President and CEO, Iron Mountain

Mr. William Meaney, President and CEO, Iron Mountain

BOSTON, MA: Iron Mountain (IRM), the storage and information management firm comes up with its new IRM Cloud Archive solution, which is cost effective, and scalable repository for organizations needing to protect and preserve data that can be retained for short or long term compliance. IRM Cloud Archive is designed to scale as the amount of data increases. Cloud-based organizations leverage the solution that is in need of offsite, pay-as-you-use archival storage with near-infinite scalability, where data remains intact and easily accessible over long run.

Increase in the volume of data has been a major challenge, as traditional onsite storage systems fail to keep up with current needs, for better cost control, big data workloads and flexible access points. The expanding regulations and increase in the data retention requirements further aggravates these challenges.

“Building on our legacy as a trusted and proven service provider, the introduction of the IRM Cloud Archive solution rounds out the Iron Mountain Cloud portfolio of services with best-in-class technology designed to fit and scale with any IT infrastructure,” asserts Eileen Sweeney, Senior Vice President, Data Management, Iron Mountain.

The Iron Mountain Archive Solution offers quick access to the cloud archive anytime-anywhere at reasonable cost, with relevant enterprise class Service-Level Agreements (SLA). To the organizations that are disappointed with the cost, inflexibility and complexity, Iron Mountain Archive solution offers a better data storage method to data rich organization.

This fully fledged service helps to overcome the traditional approach of migrations for long term storage. The solution is also backed up by most comprehensive SLAs for data availability, durability, survivorship and portability. Furthermore, data is encrypted and secured offsite with geo-redundant replication between two of our highly secure and compliant data centers. The data movement through IRM Cloud Archive is eased with an open and flexible platform which leverages ECS technology, OpenStack SWIFT and many more.