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Iron Mountain Implements Network Capacity Solutions' Circuit & Cross Connect Management Systems

Centrally Managed, Scalable and Flexible Inventory Management Platform Increases Accuracy and Efficiency

ARLINGTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- Network Capacity Solutions (NCS), serving the growing circuit and cross connect management needs of enterprises, data centers, carriers, and wireless providers, today announced it has fully implemented both its Circuit Inventory Management System (CIM) and its Cross Connect Inventory Management System (XCIM) for Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM). The systems provide Iron Mountain with the ability to centrally track, manage, and audit all circuits and cross connects across its data centers. NCS' CIM and XCIM enable Iron Mountain to further deliver on its connectivity offerings for its clients.

"Our newly expanded portfolio of data center services leverage leading edge carrier technology such as optical transport and software-defined networking to solve the headaches commonly associated with data center management and ensure our customers don't overprovision or overpay," said Mark Kidd, senior vice president and general manager, data centers, Iron Mountain. "NCS is part of the engine behind this capability and provides best practices which allow us to monitor status and track each connection in granular detail, including incident management, cost management, and reporting capabilities."

The NCS system provides enhanced user control at all levels utilizing a web-based platform enabling visibility from any location, without software or hardware installation. NCS offers flexible contracting options, giving customers the option to purchase licenses or use its Software as a Service (SaaS) model.

"We are honored that one of the most respected global leaders in secure data storage has entrusted NCS to provide network inventory management for its data center customers," said Todd Vecchio, president and CEO of Network Capacity Solutions. "Our solutions have been designed to be flexible, intuitive and web-based to help customers like Iron Mountain manage its processes more efficiently while saving time and driving down costs."

NCS is committed to customer care and provides 24x7x365 US-based support for its telecom management software solutions. For more information on NCS' portfolio please visit www.n-c-s.net.

About Iron Mountain Data Centers
For more than a decade, enterprise organizations have trusted Iron Mountain to develop and manage their data center environments with a portfolio of ultra-secure facilities and compliant services. Iron Mountain's carrier and service provider neutral facilities offer both retail colocation and wholesale data center leasing options. This solution leverages Iron Mountain's 63-year heritage of protecting information, helping organizations bring the same, high levels of security and compliance to their data center environments. The company's national data center is located within a unique, 145-acre underground location outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with additional data centers in Boston, Massachusetts and Kansas City, Missouri. For more information, visit www.ironmountain.com/datacenters.

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 67 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy. And its solutions for records management, data management, 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 Network Capacity Solutions
Network Capacity Solutions (NCS) is a privately held, US-based, global technology provider of telecommunication focused applications dedicated to delivering effective, web-based solutions for enterprises, data centers, carriers, and wireless providers. Network Capacity Solutions offers circuit inventory and cross connect management with customizable CIM and XCIM application suites. For more information about Network Capacity Solutions, please call us at 1-866-323-4NCS or visit us on the web at www.n-c-s.net.

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