Iron Mountain Selects AT&T in Europe
San Antonio, Texas, October 10, 2007
London, U.K. — AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced today that Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in information protection and storage services, has selected AT&T to provide an Internet Protocol (IP)-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) that connects 157 of its business locations throughout Europe*.
Iron Mountain has seen exponential growth in both the traditional and digital information storage markets. In addition to handling a rise in traffic volume, the company's key selection criteria included the need to address the different requirements of individual facilities across Europe and the flexibility to seamlessly incorporate new locations into the network in the future. Collaborating with Iron Mountain, AT&T developed a secure, managed and flexible solution to meet Iron Mountain's business and technical objectives in Europe.
"AT&T demonstrated that it could meet our immediate business requirements as well as provide a long-term, cost-effective solution for future expansion of the company," said Grant Young, vice president, IT of Iron Mountain Europe. "The VPN service also allows us to develop and introduce Unified Communications programs to further strengthen our business processes."
* Comprises Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Slovenia, Turkey, U.K.
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About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Europe is a subsidiary of Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in information protection and storage services. Iron Mountain Europe services 56 markets within 18 countries across Europe. For further information, visit: www.ironmountain.co.uk.
Iron Mountain helps organisations around the world reduce the costs and risks associated with information protection and storage. The company offers comprehensive records management and data protection solutions, along with the expertise and experience to address complex information challenges such as rising storage costs, litigation, regulatory compliance and disaster recovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is a trusted partner to more than 100,000 corporate clients throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific Rim. The company currently employs more than 18,000 staff worldwide and generated sales of $2.4 billion in 2006.
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