In response to the resulting surge in demand for safe and secure digital records storage, Iron Mountain earlier this year opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. data center inside its secret underground facility. The data center includes 24TB of storage capacity and the equivalent of 1,586 T1 communication lines connecting it to the world above. […]
An IT vice president at a large New York brokerage, who asked not to be named, says his company sends Iron Mountain some 2 million e-mails and instant messages per week. The messages flow continuously over two dedicated lines — one to a data center in Boston, the other to the Pennsylvania facility. The company has also set up an encrypted virtual private network (VPN) over the Internet as an emergency backup channel.
The facility has its own Web site. I wonder if I can get a single gigabyte there?