Iron Mountain Incorporated provides information protection and storage, and related services for various media in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. The company's services comprise records management, data protection and recovery, and information destruction. The records management services include records management program development and implementation to help customers comply with specific regulatory requirements; implementation of policy-based programs that feature secure storage for media consisting of paper, flexible retrieval access, and retention management; digital archiving and related services for secure long-term archiving of electronic records; and specialized services for vital records and regulated industries, such as healthcare, energy, and financial services. The data protection and recovery services comprise disaster preparedness, planning, support and secure, and off-site vaulting of data backup media for data recovery in the event of a disaster, human error, or virus; online backup and recovery solutions for desktop and laptop computers and remote servers; and technology escrow services to protect and manage source code and other proprietary information. The information destruction services include secure shredding services; and DataDefense, which provides automatic and intelligent encryption of sensitive PC data. The company also sells corrugated cardboard storage cartons; and provides consulting, facilities management, fulfillment, and other outsourcing services. It serves commercial, legal, banking, healthcare, accounting, insurance, entertainment, and government organizations. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.