Data Backup & Archiving

How to Stop Managing Legacy Backup Tapes

The story is a common one. A company starts with a tape backup infrastructure because it’s inexpensive or otherwise meets business requirements.  Over time, the organisation evolves and eventually outgrows this infrastructure, forcing it to evaluate alternatives.  The company assesses many options and eventually decides to migrate to a new […]


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Data Archiving – more than one way to prove value

Data archiving now goes beyond meeting legal and compliance requirements. At Iron Mountain, we’ve just sponsored and published research by IDC that addresses this topic. The research report shows how businesses can gain substantial financial, legal and customer service benefits from an effective data archiving strategy. Even organisations that have […]


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Mining for Insight: Re-Discovering the Archive – a research project with IDC

An increasing number of organisations are mining the data in their archives. Typically, they are looking to gain key insight that can improve business outcomes. With this emerging trend in mind, we recently launched a research project with the International Data Corporation (IDC), a Global market research, analysis and advisory […]


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Five Steps to Securing Data on Data Privacy Day

What’s so special about 28 January? It’s Data Privacy and Protection Day, an international event created to promote the need for personal and business data protection across the globe. Businesses of all sizes can benefit from clear, actionable tips on how to improve their data security. Here are five steps […]


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The role of business continuity planning in your data strategy

Business systems and the data they contain are critical to your organisation’s day-to-day activities. Access to the systems and data can be vital if you experience a disruptive event that requires you to evoke your business continuity plans. Business continuity planning should improve business procedures and practices and increase resilience to interruption […]


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