July 13, 2018

Iron Mountain invests USD 430 million at its cloud campus in Phoenix

The expansion aims to accommodate the rising needs of cloud-native organizations belonging to the finance, aerospace and technology sectors.

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Data center giant Iron Mountain have invested USD 430 million at it’s multi-tenant and cloud data center campus in Phoenix, USA. With this investment, Iron Mountain seeks to meet the data center needs of various customers including- public cloud providers, financial companies and aerospace as well as technology companies.

According to Iron Mountain, Phoenix as a region promises high network connectivity and proximity to a wide range of businesses. They believe that these businesses choose sophisticated technology when it comes to harnessing the power of the cloud.

In order to meet their demands, Iron Mountain have invested millions of dollars at their Phoenix campus by expanding their 555,000 sq.feet facility with state-of-the-art technology. They claim that this new facility will meet international data center standards such as PCI-DSS Level 1 (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), SOC 2 Type II and SOC 3 etc.

Rick Crutchley, Vice President and General Manager Western Region at Iron Mountain Data Centers, commented:

As one of the fastest growing major markets in the U.S., and the 12th largest data center market globally, this expansion opportunity in the Phoenix area is an exciting opportunity for us.

The expanded campus will meet the growing demand from hyperscale, public cloud and global enterprise organizations that appreciate the Phoenix market’s unique combination of low power costs, outstanding tax efficiency and low geographic and weather-related risks. We’ll be well positioned to bring our capabilities to support customers’ needs well into the future.

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