Articles about Iron Mountain

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EMC exile Russo scales Iron Mountain to be crowned CTO

Fidelma Russo has been appointed CTO at data management firm Iron Mountain, Storage Newsletter reports. Russo resigned from her position as SVP and GM of the VMAX Business Unit at Dell In December, when Dell EMC president David Goulden reorganised the core products group. She reported to Core Technologies Division president …
Chris Mellor, 9 Feb 2017
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Iron Mountain stars in total Recall: Watchdog probes rival biz gobble

Document and data storer Iron Mountain wants to buy Recall – and the UK monopoly regulator is alarmed. Iron Mountain put in a $2.6bn (£1.77bn, AU$3.4bn) bid to buy Recall Holdings Ltd in June 2015. Recall shareholders would get $0.50 plus 0.1722 Iron Mountain shares for each Recall share owned. Alternatively, Recall …
Chris Mellor, 4 Jan 2016
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EMC dives into Iron Mountain's cloudy backup lair

Backup, replication and DR services are being offered to EMC customers by backup bods Iron Mountain, thanks to it hosting Data Domain and Avamar replication targets in its data centres. Iron Mountain is a tape and paper archival storage service based in an old iron mine in Livingston, New York, used for growing mushrooms when …
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 2015
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Dig into Iron Mountain and you'll find Seagate and EVault

Cloud-based backup, recovery and disaster recovery (DR) services are being offered from an Iron Mountain data dungeon using Seagate kit and EVault software. Seagate is helping Iron Mountain move into the digital storage business again. Autonomy, in pre-HP days, bought the rusty heap's cloud archive storage business in 2011 …
Chris Mellor, 3 Dec 2014
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Got it taped: The business of tape-based disaster recovery

Feature For many SMEs, tape disappeared from their landscape as a data storage choice ten or more years ago. Domestically, it exists, if at all, as a legacy item with perhaps a car stereo chewing its way through a selection of fondly regarded C-90s. Still, this lack of public visibility by no means indicates that tape has come to the …
Bob Dormon, 18 Sep 2013
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NetApp team tags Iron Mountain for cloudy medical archiving

Iron Mountain is rebuilding its remnant cloud medical records archiving business with a dose of NetApp's StorageGRID.. Iron Mountain sold the bulk of its cloud business, meaning eDiscovery, archiving and online backup, to Autonomy in May this year for $380m. Autonomy was bought by HP later this year. Iron Mountain's cloud …
Chris Mellor, 29 Nov 2011

Hedge fund agitator grapples for helm at Brocade

Brocade has reported its quarterly results with a disappointing outlook and found itself the target of an activist hedge fund investor, Elliot Management, scenting under-valued assets it can profit from. For its third fiscal 2011 quarter, ending 30 July, Brocade's revenues were $503m, down from the preceding quarter's $548m, …
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 2011
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Symantec buys Clearwell tech that makes lawyers poorer

Days after Iron Mountain sells its way out of the eDIscovery market Symantec is buying its way in, with a $390 million purchase of Clearwell. Symantec, which sells backup, archiving, security, file and volume management software and is in a hardware-selling joint venture with Huawei, thinks the addition of eDIscovery products …
Chris Mellor, 20 May 2011
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Autonomy engulfs 5-petabyte Iron Mountain cloud

Autonomy is paying $380m for Iron Mountain's archiving and online backup business. The Cambridge-based company said the purchase showed the truth of its prediction of the merging of regulatory archiving and search functions for businesses. The deal adds five petabytes of company data and 6,000 customers to Autonomy's cloud …
John Oates, 16 May 2011
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Iron Mountain caves in to investors

Iron Mountain's returning CEO has moved quickly to reach an accommodation with activist investor Elliot Management, being willing to sell-off the digital business, close unprofitable international operations, return cash to shareholders, and evaluate becoming a REIT. Scenting that stockholder opinion was in line with that of …
Chris Mellor, 25 Apr 2011
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Iron Mountain dislodges CEO

Iron Mountain, the successful supplier of physical record vaulting and unsuccessful supplier of digital vaulting services, has dumped its CEO, Bob Brennan, and made board chairman Richard Reese CEO in his stead. It appears Brennan has taken the hit for Iron Mountain's disastrous foray into its recently closed public cloud …
Chris Mellor, 14 Apr 2011
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Bruised Iron Mountain gives up on storage cloud

It's weird: Gartner is now Iron Mountain's news outlet and tells us that bruised Iron Mountain is giving up on its public cloud storage and closing the business down. The beleaguered company has also set up a poison pill defence against any takeover attempts. The background here is that Iron Mountain screwed up and had to …
Chris Mellor, 11 Apr 2011
The Register breaking news

Iron Mountain hit by hedge fund attack

Data-vaulting company Iron Mountain has been hit by a hedge fund shareholder attack that accuses management of disastrous forays into digital data storage and international expansion. It should become a real estate-focused company delivering cash to shareholders instead of wasting it on fruitless growth ambitions, says the fund …
Chris Mellor, 11 Mar 2011
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Iron Mountain's eDiscovery made 2010 a rusty mess

Iron Mountain's 2010 business was badly affected by mismanagement of its eDiscovery business, which lead to a $284m impairment charge. Iron Mountain's revenues for the fourth quarter of its 2010 financial year were flat at $789m, just 1.2 per cent up on the year-ago quarter's $779m. Net income was $33m, down almost a half on …
Chris Mellor, 28 Feb 2011
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Iron Mountain thinking about a long, cool drink of Mimosa

Comment The Iron Mountain repository could be getting an email and file archiving software wrapper with strong rumours that Iron Mountain plans to buy Mimosa. Iron Mountain is a paper and tape records repository company, famously started to store mushrooms in an old iron-ore mine. Then it branched out into what became its core …
Chris Mellor, 22 Feb 2010
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Iron Mountain lands ICANN data escrow agreement

Iron Mountain announced today that it has begun providing long-awaited data escrow services to ICANN and its panoply of approved registrars. Ever since the RegisterFly debacle exposed ICANN’s failure to account properly for the data escrow requirements of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), data escrow has been at or …
Burke Hansen, 29 Nov 2007
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Iron Mountain buys records management firm

Accutrac Software has moved Iron Mountain to reach for its wallet. Storage protection firm Iron Mountain will purchase Boston-based Accutrac Software to enhance its existing records management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Iron Mountain will use the acquired technology for customers to manage, retain and …
Austin Modine, 26 Jun 2007

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