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Media Alert: Keeping Information Safe from Natural Disasters

Jul 01, 2008 (08:07 AM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/X705941/media-alert-keeping-information-safe-from-natural-disasters.html

BOSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading disaster recovery experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will join Iron Mountain for a free Webcast on how businesses can protect their data from natural disasters. Bill Read, director of NOAA's National Hurricane Center, and Joseph Schaefer, the agency's director of the Storm Prediction Center, will share practical steps for securing information and ensuring business continuity. Additionally, Duane Sheet, Iron Mountain's manager of service delivery, will share his experience helping organizations affected by Hurricane Rita. Brian Babineau of analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group will moderate.

Iron Mountain Incorporated , the global leader in information protection and storage services, has supported more than 250 recovery efforts and 25,000 disaster recovery tests.

WHAT: Titled Fortifying Your Disaster Recovery Plan: Keeping Data Secure and Accessible, the Webcast will cover how to: -- Prepare for natural disasters -- Design and test disaster recovery plans -- Implement best practices to facilitate recovery across multiple locations -- Leverage resources to get your backup data quickly Attendees will also receive Iron Mountain's Hurricane Preparedness: Is Your Organization Ready?, a guide on planning for and responding to hurricanes. WHEN: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 2-3 p.m. EDT REGISTER: www.ironmountain.com/storms PRESS CONTACT: Kristen Georgian, Weber Shandwick Worldwide 617-520-7042 Kristen.georgian@webershandwick.com

About Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Incorporated www.ironmountain.com helps organizations around the world reduce the costs and risks associated with information protection and storage. The company offers comprehensive records management and data protection solutions, along with the expertise and experience to address complex information challenges such as rising storage costs, litigation, regulatory compliance and disaster recovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is a trusted partner to more than 100,000 corporate clients throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit the company's Web site at .

CONTACT: Kristen Georgian of Weber Shandwick Worldwide, +1-617-520-7042, Kristen.georgian@webershandwick.com, for Iron Mountain Incorporated

Web site: http://www.ironmountain.com/