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World Paper Free Day

IRON MOUNTAIN WORLD PAPER FREE DAY 2012 TODAY'S OFFICE IS PAPER-FULL NOT PAPER FREE New research from Iron Mountain Europe finds chaotic on-site paper storage placing European businesses at risk of information loss. People love paper, and while paper documents remain important to businesses, the paperless office continues to be a distant dream for the majority. However, a pan-European study from Iron Mountain ( shows that keeping large paper archives on site is causing problems for many, with overburdened and disorganised filing systems exposing businesses to an increased risk of data loss and damage, and preventing them from harnessing the full value of their information. It's time to manage your information. Move your records off-site for faster access and improved security. ! On World Paper Free Day, think how you can make your office paper efficient. Paper chaos vs. Paper efficient Frin The study spoke to information leaders in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, financial services and legal sectors across the UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, Spain and Hungary. 10 KEY STATISTICS: 58% of firms store most of their paper records on office premises BASEMENT 49% RAAA keep paper records in filing cabinets or desks. In many cases, information is archived in the basement, leaving sensitive customer-related and business-critical documents vulnerable to: Flood Mould Rodent damage 40% 3 of companies describe their information storage and access systems as over-burdened 32% describe their information storage as chaotic and admit that documents are placed in storage never to be seen again STU 38% VWX ?? MNO GHI XYZ ABC DEE find it difficult to locate specific documents 38% CUSTOMER worry that staff do not have access to the customer information they need to provide a high level of customer service 65% are anxious about a disconnect between paper and digital records 49% WANTED MISSING RECORD are afraid of losing valuable historical documents REWARDS tt** 25% feel unable to implement a holistic approach to information management 30% 10 of European businesses still communicate with customers by paper It's time to manage your information. For solutions to suit your business, visit: Coleman Parks Research, Iron Mountain Study, August 2012 consisted of 760 interviews with businesses in six European Markets; France, Germany, Netherlands, UK, Spain, Hungary. The study sought the opinions of those with operational responsibility within IT, marketing, customer service, legal & compliancethose in businesses with 150-2500 employees in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, financial services and legal sectors. IRON MOUNTAIN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

World Paper Free Day

shared by IronMountainEUR on Oct 25
People love paper. It’s a long-enduring relationship that’s unlikely to end any time soon. The paperless office continues to be a distant dream for the majority of European businesses, with many s...


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