Skillsoft and Iron Mountain – Global Leaders Join Forces to Deliver Best-in-Class Customer Experience to the Modern Learner
Most Trusted Hosting Services and Security a Priority for the Global Leader in eLearning.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, announced it has selected Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, as its trusted primary data center provider. Iron Mountain will provide a secure and reliable offsite data center for Skillsoft’s cloud-based content and hosting environment for its content library of courses, books, and videos.
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“We take pride in providing the most outstanding solutions for our customers across all business disciplines,” said Bill Donoghue, chairman and CEO, Skillsoft. “Our content is unmatched in terms of breadth and depth for today’s modern enterprise, and our technology is the most elegant yet simple. It makes sense that we would partner with a company that can protect these investments and enable us to deliver an unparalleled customer experience to today’s learning workforce. By selecting Iron Mountain as our data center provider, we are committed to ensuring that Skillsoft’s content hosting services are industry best-in-class in both security and functionality.”
Iron Mountain will service Skillsoft out of the company’s Boston data center, a purpose-built colocation data center located on a 54-acre campus in the Metro West suburb of Northborough, Mass. The facility serves enterprise and highly regulated organizations that choose Iron Mountain Boston for its market-leading energy efficiency, resilience, comprehensive compliance support, and layered physical security. The large campus allows Iron Mountain to host additional on-site data centers, meet market demand, and provide customers with predictable long-term capacity that meets FISMA High, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI-DSS 3.1, and SOC 2 Type standards.
“Skillsoft is a recognized leader in eLearning with relevant and impactful content that trains professionals across industries, including a majority of the FORTUNE 500,” said Mark Kidd, senior vice president and general manager of Iron Mountain Data Centers. “We welcome Skillsoft to the Iron Mountain data center ecosystem and look forward to supporting the company’s content hosting environment, enabling them to provide a seamless and engaging user experience for their clients.”
Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We train more professionals than any other company and we are trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. At Skillsoft, our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content. Our 165,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100% cloud access, anytime, anywhere. www.skillsoft.com
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 230,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain’s real estate network comprises more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in 46 countries dedicated to protecting and preserving what matters most for its customers. Iron Mountain’s solutions portfolio includes records management, data management, document management, data centers, art storage and logistics, and secure shredding, helping organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including critical business documents, electronic information, medical data and cultural and historical artifacts. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.
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Released April 12, 2017