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When you live in a hybrid world of paper and electronic information without a unified view of your information, you and your employees spend precious time searching for what you need. When you do find the information you need, if it’s in paper format, you still can’t easily access or quickly share with others. 

Through a combination of Iron Mountain’s document scanning expertise, infrastructure and a modern, secure cloud storage repository, Iron Mountain InSight Essential Edition enables you to take the first step on your digital transformation journey.  Your scanning will be done by the provider that you already trust with your paper documents and can help you manage the entire information lifecycle for both physical and digital information. You’ll be able to centrally access your information, free up valuable workspace and make handling of your information & its usage much easier. 


Clearing paper out of the workplace is a top priority for workplace transformation. 42% of IT leaders are scanning paper files to free up valuable space.

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Iron Mountain InSight Essential Edition is a subscription solution that combines scanning of physical documents and digital storage in a secure cloud repository accessible through Iron Mountain Connect™, our web-based customer hub. This solution enables you to:

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Free up space

Leverage Iron Mountain scanning experts, processes and infrastructure to convert physical documents taking up valuable space to digital through our extensive network of imaging centers.

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Centralise access

You can ingest documents from other locations, such as other cloud repositories, enterprise content management systems (ECMs) and file shares, to centrally store scanned and digitally born documents for enhanced visibility, connection and access.
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Quickly search

Using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, the contents of your documents will be completely searchable by text or index, available for many file types and in 50+ languages.
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Securely protect your information

Your electronic information will be encrypted at rest, and during transmission across a secure network with access restricted by encryption keys that you own & manage. Role-based permissions enable authorised users to access only the information that they need.

Flexible payment options

Your costs will be reasonable, managed and predictable with flexible payment options to spread out the cost of scanning projects and no per user charges for access to digitally stored content.


You can count on Iron Mountain scanning experts who have the experience, processes and infrastructure to scan, index and ensure quality control to meet your requirements. See below for a closer look at how you can get better visibility into your information:

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  • Iron Mountain scans, indexes and ensures quality control to meet your document conversion requirements.

  • Optical character recognition (OCR) technology is leveraged to make your document's content completely searchable by text or index, and available for many file types and in 50+ languages.

  • Digital documents stored in other repositories and user scanned documents can also be ingested to have all of your documents together for centralized visibility and access, with role-based permissions to enable authorized users to access only what they need.

  • Your electronic information will be encrypted at rest, and during transmission across a secure network with access restricted by encryption keys that you own and manage.

For advanced machine learning-based classification and analytics providing actionable insights to make better business decisions, you have the option to upgrade to Iron Mountain InSight Enterprise Edition, part of the same platform, so you can easily scale up to meet your digital transformation goals.

Additional Services We Provide

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Iron Mountain Insight Enterprise Edition

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Document Scanning Services

Our extensive network of imaging centers, scanning and indexing services, secure storage options and workflow automation solutions can help accelerate your transition to a more digital workplace.

Cloud Data Management

Leverage a secure, resilient, purpose-built cloud that ensures your data is protected and accessible when you need it.

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Records and Media Storage

Securely store your physical and electronic records, media tapes, vital records and other assets offsite, with easy access when needed.

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