Cranford, NJ – October 28, 2013 – Paragon Solutions, an advisory consulting and systems integration firm specializing in information management, today announced a strategic partnership with Iron Mountain® Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), a leading provider of storage and information management solutions, to deliver comprehensive records and information management solutions for companies in the financial services, insurance life sciences and communications industries.
The relationship will unite Paragon’s expertise in electronic records management, systems integration, strategic planning and organizational change management with Iron Mountain’s proficiency in managing physical records and developing and implementing core foundational records and information management (RIM) programs to enable clients to accelerate the execution of their records management and compliance objectives.
“We think this is an ideal partnership, marrying Paragon’s years of digital information governance expertise with Iron Mountain to deliver a complete set of solutions our mutual clients need and value,” said Erik Raper, senior vice president, corporate alliances for Paragon Solutions.
The exponential growth of information organizations are charged with managing creates an environment where governance of this information is critical to mitigate the risk of regulatory noncompliance, discovery unpreparedness and data loss. Together, Paragon and Iron Mountain will provide comprehensive solutions for managing both physical and electronic documents that will help organizations to better store, access and use their information.
“Our customers are seeking help managing a complex information environment that spans physical and electronic information, from security and access, to higher level concerns about policy enforcement and governance,” said Blaine Rigler, senior vice president and general manager, Records Management for Iron Mountain. “In response, we look for partners that complement our existing services and expertise to support our customers’ needs. With Paragon, we can now help our customers meet more complex requirements for information governance.”
The combined expertise of the partnership will result in solutions that will give organizations the ability to locate information faster, regardless of its format, as well as decrease compliance risk and lower overall storage costs.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services. The company’s real estate network of over 64 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 35 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy. And its solutions for records management, data backup and recovery, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information for business advantage. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.
About Paragon Solutions
Paragon Solutions is an advisory consulting and systems integration firm that specializes in enterprise information management to help clients leverage information assets for better business results. The company does this through its industry practices, solution accelerators and specialized technology competencies that help clients achieve operational efficiency, business scalability and regulatory compliance.
Paragon works with businesses that are focused in a few key industries—communications, financial services, healthcare, insurance and life sciences. The industry-focused practices work with Paragon’s competency groups to address today’s client concerns in Process Optimization, Information Management and Information Insight.
For more information, please visit the Paragon website at www.consultparagon.com, or call 1.800.462.5582.