Virtustream has announced that Iron Mountain Incorporated has selected Virtustream® xStream®,  and Virtustream Viewtrust® software to orchestrate, automate, and secure cloud storage services for Iron Mountain’s cloud-based service offerings.

“Changes in technology and business processes are challenging the most progressive companies to adopt new strategies to handle the resulting explosion of high value data,” said Eileen Sweeney, senior vice president and general manager for data management at Iron Mountain. “To enable our customers to adapt their data management processes to these challenges, we are embracing technology and offering clients a hybrid approach to manage all types of data, through various stages of the data lifecycle. Partnerships with companies like Virtustream provide the technology foundation to offer an advanced portfolio of solutions that will enable our customers, regardless of size or budget, to adopt cloud services to advance their data management agendas.”

Virtustream xStream is an integrated management platform that enables service providers such as Iron Mountain to deliver enterprise-class, IT-as-a-Service to their customers. Iron Mountain’s cloud offerings are strengthened by the integration of Virtustream’s Viewtrust enterprise risk management and continuous compliance management solution with xStream. As a Cloud Storage Service Provider using Virtustream’s xStream solution with Viewtrust integration, Iron Mountain will be able to assist its clients with their storage needs, and facilitate infrastructure compliance with requirements such as PCI-DSS 2.0, HIPAA/HITECH, and FISMA, and compliance with security frameworks like IS0 27001-2005, ISO 9001-2008, SSAE16, ISAE3402 and others.

“Iron Mountain is transforming the data management and data storage industries,” said Kevin Reid, president and chief technology officer, Virtustream. “Our shared commitment to innovation, plans for continuous development, and other synergies between our companies form the foundation for a strong, sustainable partnership.”

As a part of this new collaboration, Virtustream will leverage Iron Mountain’s data center facilities to offer Virtustream Enterprise Cloud, a fully capable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform. Leveraging 65 years in storage and information management expertise all over the world, Iron Mountain cloud and Iron Mountain data center facilities provide an ideal environment for its customers and partners prioritizing the protection and preservation of high value data to manage risk.