If you have entrusted your organization’s information backup, records management, or off-site storage with Iron Mountain, and your business is faced with an interruption, we will be doing everything we can to safeguard your information.

Iron Mountain is committed to business continuity, whether that takes the form of data protection, backup systems or disaster recovery. Iron Mountain is trusted to protect more than 95% of Fortune 1000 companies around the world. While we’re committed to helping other companies protect their assets, we also manage our own records and information. Therefore, the health and protection of our business depends upon the technologies and methodologies that we create, practice and refine every day.

Iron Mountain is the global leader in information protection and storage services, and has supported more than 250 recovery efforts and 25,000 disaster recovery tests. We are committed to providing information and resources to help you:

  • Prepare for natural disasters and weather catastrophes
  • Build emergency preparedness plans
  • Test disaster recovery plans to help ensure your continuity
  • Implement best practices to facilitate recovery across multiple locations
  • Leverage resources to get your data quickly

These efforts are designed to help guide your organization through an event, end-to-end:

  • Before: Iron Mountain has the resources to help you plan for continuity. Our trusted experts will work with you and your team to implement and practice your plan before an expected event. A great place to start is our Ten Steps You Can Take Today.
  • During: If and when you’re at risk for interruption, Iron Mountain will remain a resource for handling emergency situations with 24/7 online updates. During a crisis, avoid wait times on the phone by referring to Ironmountain.ca for the latest information.
  • After: We will help to establish or accelerate business continuity after a disruptive event, with redundant systems, recovery and restoration assistance, labor and more.

If you’ve chosen an Iron Mountain service to store physical or electronic data or backup resources online, you may have some of the pieces already in place to assist you in restoring continuity, or minimizing the interruption. Iron Mountain is committed to the continual evaluation of our systems and processes for the protection of customers’ information. Practices include:

  • Ongoing assessments of all Iron Mountain buildings, equipment and transportation routes
  • Audits of each facility regularly. Development of building-specific measures, which may involve the positioning of equipment and advanced maintenance activities
  • Customer communications and tools for quick access and response to severe weather related questions that could impact our community, our business and our ability to service our valuable customers