Iron Mountain opened the doors of its Guardian Gateway facility, a new 11,600-square-foot customer welcome center at its underground campus in Boyers in Marion Township on Tuesday inside of a natural limestone mine that protects its contents from war, EMP and radiation.
Iron Mountain, is an international business for storing and protecting information and data, marked the opening of the center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and guided tour according to a corporate press release.
The new facility costing 4.5 million dollars has conference rooms, office space, a lounge and kitchen and extended parking along with 5,600-square-foot shipping and receiving area adjacent to the welcome center.
This new space is the third phase of a five-phase project that started in 2013 to increase the data center’s presence.
The facility rents space to corporations to store non replaceable items like Films, black and white original photographs, digital recordings, data center backups and even our servers.
Bill Gates uses this facility for example to store old news photographs he purchased from long gone newspapers so the history of the images will live on.
The facility has security to rival that of any military facility and houses Billions of a Dollars worth of records and information.
With over 230,000 clients they are the largest records storage and management company in the world.