January 17, 2011

Upstate, Iron Mountain Go Green for Wednesday's Game Against Longwood

Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate Athletics and the women's basketball team have partnered with Iron Mountain, the world leader in information management services, for a Go Green Game on Wednesday night (Jan. 19) when the Spartans play host to Longwood at 7:00 in the Hodge Center.

Iron Mountain is a proud supporter of Upstate Athletics and the women's basketball team. While safeguarding and protecting your information, Iron Mountain also takes pride in recycling and creating a better environment for future Spartans. Iron Mountain is providing Go Green T-shirts to the first 200 students who attend Wednesday's game.

 "USC Upstate and Iron Mountain have a great partnership already in place and I thought it was a great idea to build off it and create this event," said Mason Glick, Director of Marketing, promotions and Special Projects at Upstate. "USC Upstate is a very environmental savvy campus and finding new ways to recycle and help the environment only enhances our chances to become a greener community. When I first pitched this idea to Iron Mountain, they were on board immediately and thought it was a great way to create awareness of the benefits of recycling and also records management. I look forward to hosting Wednesday's event and building on it year after year."

Iron Mountain is a world leader in information management services, assisting more than 140,000 organizations in 39 countries on five continents with storing, protecting and managing their information. Publicly traded under NYSE symbol IRM, Iron Mountain is a S&P 500 company and a member of the Fortune 1000 (currently ranked: 644). Organizations in every major industry and of all sizes—including more than 97% of the Fortune 1000—rely on Iron Mountain as their information management partner.

On their behalf, Iron Mountain currently safeguards and provides access to more than 440 million cubic feet of records, 75 million computer backup tapes, 7.4 petabytes of raw storage, 2.5 million PCs and 20,000 servers, and the list is exponentially growing.

Iron Mountain takes pride in the fact that their customers have put their trust in the company. It safely stores some of the world's most valuable historical artifacts, cultural treasures, business documents and medical records. To properly protect and render this information, Iron Mountain employs almost 20,000 professionals and boasts an unrivaled infrastructure that includes more than 1,000 facilities, 10 data centers and 3,500 vehicles.

Altogether, the company's experience, knowledge and reputation for security have combined to make Iron Mountain the world's leading provider of records management, data protection and recovery, and information destruction. While the company takes pride in what it has accomplished, Iron Mountain continually work to ensure our partners get the most from their information, while reducing their costs and risks associated with storing and protecting it.