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DE-CIX deploys at Iron Mountain’s New Jersey data center, increasing interconnection options

Boston, 14 January 2021 – Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM), the storage and information management services company, today announced that DE-CIX, a world-leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, deployed a new switch at its NJE-1 data center in Edison, New Jersey, expanding their network ecosystems and geographical reach in the New York metropolitan region.

Iron Mountain’s NJE-1 customers will now have direct access to DE-CIX’s IX platform, enabling connectivity to local peering and cloud services in metropolitan markets like New York, Dallas and Chicago. In addition to local reach, customers will also be able to connect to any of DE-CIX’s global IX locations through its GlobePEER remote service. Enterprise, content and financial sector customers will further benefit from having low-latency and low-cost Layer 2 network connectivity options to reach numerous content, cloud and internet service providers.

“We are pleased to welcome DE-CIX to our NJE-1 data center. DE-CIX’s physical node further enhances our robust ecosystem, enabling our customers even more opportunities to reach the greatest number of networks available through a single cross connect,” said Frank Scalzo, General Manager, Network Strategy and Services for Iron Mountain Data Centers.

“Our new switch at Iron Mountain’s NJE-1 data center geographically expands our reach further into central New Jersey, demonstrating the continuation of our commitment to serve the entire New York and New Jersey metro region,” adds Ed d’Agostino, General Manager of DE-CIX North America. “Together we can now provide seamless Layer 2 access to thousands of global networks through a single cross connect, giving customers the ability to manage, scale and expand their network reach more cost-effectively through our platform.”

Iron Mountain’s NJE-1 is a 26 MW purpose-built data center with a range of services and Uptime Tier III-certified design for documented reliability. With over 18,000 solar modules on its rooftop, NJE-1 has the largest rooftop solar installation of any data center in North America, generating 7.2MW of renewable power. Part of a 40-acre campus, NJE-1 is located 30 miles southwest of New York City and minutes from regional network hubs. This carrier and cloud-neutral data center offers access to 20 network service providers, with industry-leading compliance.

Iron Mountain's data center platform is powered by 100% renewable energy and can support more than 375 megawatts of IT capacity at full build-out. It includes 15 operational data centers across 13 markets and three continents.