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Iron Mountain Expands Cloud Backup Service

BOSTON -- Iron Mountain Digital, the technology arm of Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) and the worlds leading provider of Storage-as-a-Service solutions for backup and archiving, today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) to support organizations with the long-term protection and secure recovery of corporate data. Microsoft® System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 customers with Service Pack 1 are able to automatically backup their data to Iron Mountain Digital’s new backup and recovery solution, CloudRecoveryTM, for short- and long-term, secure off-site storage. The cloud-based solution will be available to all DPM customers beginning early in 2009. Companies who contract for the service by April 15, 2009, will receive 60 days of free service.

“Iron Mountain Digital and Microsoft are uniquely qualified to help customers manage and protect their data,” said John Clancy, president, Iron Mountain Digital. “Our strategic relationship with Microsoft combines their strengths in platforms and applications with Iron Mountain’s strengths in enterprise storage-as-a-service and disaster recovery -- delivering customers a more cost-effective backup and archiving solution from vendors they can trust.”

Iron Mountain Inc.