Iron Mountain Opens Switzerland’s Most Advanced Records and Data Management Facility in Geneva

Geneva – 23 May 2017: Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, has opened the most technologically advanced records management facility in Switzerland in Satigny, Geneva. Almost 200 guests celebrated the opening of the center, which is one of the most advanced Iron Mountain properties in Europe.

  • 14% oxygen level for fire prevention
  • Nearly 22,000 cubic meters of archival capacity
  • 432,000 archive boxes volume
  • High‐speed automatic storage (up to 40 palettes an hour)
  • Market‐leading security and performance levels

With immediate effect, Iron Mountain will offer its business clients market‐leading security and performance levels for managing the entire process from physical archiving through to digitalization and automatic retrieval of information. The state‐of‐the‐art facility’s unique combination of features include information storage with a 14% oxygen level for fire prevention; 100% automated, robotic retrieval of information and documents; and a data vault for securing cloud‐to‐tape back‐ups.

The facility boasts nearly 22,000 cubic meters of archival capacity, allowing for storage of 432,000 boxes. An additional 400 square meters capacity is dedicated solely to the digitalization of physical documents and their electronic administration. Leading edge Swiss technology, enables high‐speed automated storage of up to 40 palettes per hour. The latest technology has also been employed for access control, back‐up power and security in the event of outages from the main grid.

According to John Wegman, Managing Director of Iron Mountain in Switzerland, “Iron Mountain chose Switzerland for this facility due to the high number of local and international clients as well as the availability of world class robotics and technology suppliers. We are proud to offer our clients the most modern infrastructure and systems in the country and demonstrate Switzerland’s competitiveness in this field.”

Established in Switzerland in 1993, Iron Mountain operates 7 facilities throughout Switzerland. Visit for more information.

About Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 230,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain’s real estate network comprises more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in 47 countries dedicated to protecting and preserving what matters most for its customers. Iron Mountain’s solutions portfolio includes records management, data management, document management, data centers, art storage and logistics, and secure shredding, helping organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including critical business documents, electronic information, medical data and cultural and historical artifacts. Visit for more

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