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New Paper Shredding Plant Offers Metro Toronto Information Security and Environmental Benefits

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

New Paper Shredding Plant Offers Metro Toronto Information Security and Environmental Benefits08:32 EDT Wednesday, October 05, 2011 TORONTO (Business Wire) -- Iron Mountain, Inc. (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, today announced the opening of a new shredding facility in Toronto. Organizations located in metro Toronto and across Ontario can now take advantage of a highly-secure and environmentally-friendly option for destroying important documents and ensuring compliance with federal and provincial identity protection regulations. Last year, the Identity Theft Resource Center reported that 20 percent of all data breaches in 2010 were a result of identity theft by paper fraud. Securely shredding sensitive paper documents is the safest, most effective way to prevent this type of identity theft. Iron Mountain's Secure Shredding service, AAA-certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), provides organizations with both a secure shredding option and a way to stay “green.” The 47,000-square-foot plant is expected to shred 15,000 tons of paper in 2012, 100 percent of which Iron Mountain will recycle with paper pulping and manufacturing partners. “We're excited to open this facility and offer these services to the greater Toronto area,” said Dave Carey, director, Secure Shredding for Iron Mountain. “Our secure shredding services are built upon our industry leading chain-of-custody process, providing an auditable, defensible and efficient means to destroy critical and sensitive information. This facility will combine modern equipment, efficient workflow engineering and unique features that ensure customers have peace of mind when disposing of sensitive materials.” About Iron Mountain Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) provides information management services that help organizations lower the costs, risks and inefficiencies of managing their physical and digital data. The company's solutions enable customers to protect and better use their information—regardless of its format, location or lifecycle stage—so they can optimize their business and ensure proper recovery, compliance and discovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain manages billions of information assets, including business records, electronic files, medical data, emails and more for organizations around the world. Visit www.ironmountain.ca or follow the company on Twitter @IronMountain for more information. Iron MountainChristian T. Potts, 617-535-8721christian.potts@ironmountain.comorWeber ShandwickKristen Georgian, 617-520-7042kgeorgian@webershandwick.com