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Iron Mountain Incorporated

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Iron Mountain Incorporated

Enterprise information management services company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts add

Category: Business (33)

Founded in 1951.

Countries: United States (26%), (26%), Massachusetts (21%)

Main connections: Massachusetts, Veracode, Empire State Building

Linked to: Autonomy corporation, Public company, Aramark, Convergys




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In 1951 the company christened as "Iron Mountain Atomic Storage Corporation", opened its first underground "vaults" and its first sales office in the Empire State Building, about south add something


"'Iron Mountain Inc."', founded in 1951, is an enterprise information management services company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts add something


It began storing records in 1954 and was purchased by Iron Mountain in 1998 add something


This first iteration of Iron Mountain was bankrupt by the early 1970s and was wholly acquired by Vincent J. Ryan, through his holdings in Schooner Capital Corpation, Boston, Massachusetts add something


In 1978, the company opened its first above-ground records-storage facility add something


During the 1980s, the company expanded beyond New York, opening facilities in New Jersey and throughout New England add something


In 1980, it expanded to Rhode Island through the purchase of a former Industrial National Bank cold site and data tape repository in Glocester, Rhode Island add something


Since 1980, Iron Mountain grew through acquisitions add something


In 1988 Iron Mountain extended its reach into 12 more U.S. markets by acquiring Bell & Howell Records Management, Inc. add something


In 2004, Iron Mountain formed a digital assets division called "Iron Mountain Digital", following the acquisition of Connected Corporation, a maker of online PC backup software add something


In May 2005, Time Warner disclosed that a container of 40 unencrypted backup tapes containing the personal information of 600,000 current and former employees had disappeared while being transported in an Iron Mountain van that made 18 other stops in Manhattan that day add something


The only exception was 2006, when it ranked below Convergys add something


In July 2006, a fire completely destroyed a leased six-story company warehouse in London add something


In August 2007, the company began retrofitting its unmarked vans and trucks with a new security and alarm system using chain of custody technology to reduce the exposure of customer data to possible loss add something


"Security Magazine" named Iron Mountain in Security 500 of 2008, an annual ranking of the United States' 500 most secure companies add something


In April 2009, Iron Mountain's Digital Record Center for Images was recognized as a "Product of the Year" by the Massachusetts Network Communications Council in the "Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Data Warehousing/Storage category" add something


In February 2010, Iron Mountain acquired a California-based eDiscovery and content archiving software provider, Mimosa Systems add something


SiriusDecisions Summit - Previous winners include F5 Networks, Iron Mountain and Kronos Incorporated in 2011; Adobe Systems, Citrix, Concur, &SAP (SAP_AG) and Symantec in 2012; and CDW, Dell, LinkedIn, Pegasystems and Siemens PLM Software in 2013


On April 15, 2011, it was announced that CEO Brennan would step down, which brought chairman Reese back to the CEO role add something


Shortly thereafter, in August 2011, Hewlett Packard acquired the Cambridge based Autonomy, and amalgamated the operations of Autonomy into HP's enterprise software division add something


Veracode - On November 29, 2011, the company announced that it had appointed Robert T. Brennan, former CEO of Iron Mountain Incorporated, as its new chief executive officer


Veracode - On November 29, 2011, the company announced that it had appointed Robert T. Brennan, former CEO of Iron Mountain Incorporated, as its new chief executive officer


On November 5th, 2013, Iron Mountain announced it would be shutting down its Saint John, New Brunswick contact center in 2014 add something


On 5 February 2014, an intentional fire totally burned down the company's Buenos Aires warehouse add something


At the end of March 2016 the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission released a statement saying it would not block the acquisition of Recall pursuant to Iron Mountain's agreement to divest most of its Australian business add something


Finally, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority approved the acquisition pending an investigation into the acquisition's effect on competition in the UK. In June 2016, the Competition and Markets Authority determined the acquisition would create a "substantial lessening of competition" in Aberdeen and Dundee add something