10 Reasons Augusta Data Storage is a Game-Changer for Information Security


If your organization manages any proprietary information, are you doing everything you can to protect yourself and your clients and ensure information security?

Whether you’re a health provider, a financial institution, a law office, service provider, or retail establishment, chances are you are managing some type of secure data on a daily basis. Think you aren’t a target for information security threats? Think again! If you manage any of these types of data regularly, chances are people want the information you have:

  • Personal information
  • Payment processing records
  • Employee Records
  • Health Insurance Records
  • Banking and other Financial Information

So, what’s so great about Augusta Data Storage?

How can we be a game-changer for everyone? We’re glad you asked! We offer a variety of services that can help you manage your active records and securely purge documents and electronic devices once they reach the end of their useful life. Here are 10 Reasons Augusta Data Storage is the key to developing information security programs.

All-In-One Records Management Solutions
Augusta Data Storage is an all-in-one service provider when it comes to records management solutions, whether your records are active, archived, in need of storage, or ready to be purged and destroyed we can help you.

If you are looking for protection over your information, Augusta Data Storage is the best solution for you. You are able to choose your desired duration of storage for sensitive content without long-term commitment obligations. Our Record Management Services include:

  • Hardcopy Records Management
  • Computer Media Storage
  • Barcode Tracking
  • Copy Service
  • Daily Courier Service
  • Secure Document Shredding
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Facsimile Delivery
  • Business Forms Storage
  • Microfilm Storage
  • Computer Inventory Reports
  • Mail Service
  • 24/7 Record Access
  • Packing and File Conversion
  • Record Cartons Sale
  • File Purging and Relocation

Records Relocation Services
Whether you’re moving your records to an on-site archive area at your facility or need to move them to an external storage facility, we can help. There are no requirements that your records be in our storage facility, we are always happy to help you securely and efficiently relocate them to their new storage location.

As a bonus, during your record relocation, we are able to purge records that are no longer needed. We offer on-site destruction in our mobile shredding units, or at our Augusta shred facility. When your records are sorted for destruction and transportation,we will relocate them, securely shred unneeded documents, and provide you with a certificate of destruction.

Secure off-site storage options
Speaking of storage, we offer secure off-site storage for all your paper records. Our storage facility has 120,000 sq. ft. of restricted access space with options for document retrieval, in the event you need access to your records.

This facility is also monitored for fire and intrusion 24/7. We use a “dry” fire suppression system, providing extra peace of mind that it does not contain water unless an actual fire is detected.

Specialty Storage
We understand that all documents and records are NOT created equally and that some items require specific storage conditions. Augusta Data Storage offers a secure and climate controlled storage area for our customers with specific needs. We even have designated N.A.R.A certified storage areas in our facility, so no matter your storage needs, we can help you find a solution.

Our specialty storage includes a climate controlled solution. If your documents are sensitive to temperature or humidity, here’s what our climate controlled units includes:

  • Off-site, secure storage
  • Scheduled media rotation services
  • 24/7 access and delivery options
  • Emergency response capabilities
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • Computerized tracking and retrieval management
  • 24/7 climate control and hazard protection

Computer Indexing
If you think having records off-site sounds like a hassle, think again. Augusta Data Storage provides computer indexing for your files with a customized tracking system that is easy, convenient and simple to use. This helps us improve off-site control while still allowing you easy access to the records as you need them

Our record access services include cloud-based access, hard-copy retrieval access, and scan-on-demand delivery. Cloud-based solutions allow you to access your documents anywhere and at any time. You are able to check inventory, request records, and manage retention schedules through our client portal. Need to request a hard copy? We are able to deliver your records or prepare them for pickup by approved individuals, 24 hours a day and  365 days a year. Lastly, our scan-on-demand allows you to receive records through encrypted emails immediately.

Document Purging Solutions
Just the name sounds tedious, and we understand that purging records can be a HUGE undertaking, which is why we have developed a process to help you sort, purge, pack, inventory, and relocate your files without causing disruption to your day-to-day operation.

Avoid security threats to you, your customers, and clients. Purge all of your old outdated and unused documents through our NAID-AAA certified processes. Once we finish destroying your records we will send you a certificate of destruction. If your company does not require a constant need for this service, we offer annual and semi-annual purging. 

Document Scanning
We get it, sometimes paper is a hassle, and electronic files are the way of the future, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have old paper files lying around. We can help you manage your document scanning project and convert all that paper to an organized e-filing system. And when we’re done with the paper records, if you don’t need them. We can help you safely dispose of them!

Document scanning is easy, fast, and secure. Scanning your records to create a digital document archive allows you to:

  • Locate and retrieve information quickly
  • Streamline business processes
  • Free up costly office space
  • Keep your information private and your business compliant

We are able to scan your hardcopy documents in bulk. This makes searching, accessing and managing your information easier, improving how you run your business. 

Document Destruction
That’s right, we don’t just help you store, sort, relocate, or even digitize your paper records, we will help you securely shred them as well. Our NAID AAA certified process means we can help you shred your documents after a huge project, or even weekly at your location using our secure shred trucks.

We can securely take your documents to our on-site storage facility to be destroyed or bring the shredding to you! By bringing our trucks to you, it eliminates any doubt or questions you may have about the chain of custody for your sensitive content. Not only do we make this an easy and convenient process but our process is secure as well. Our shred trucks include closed caption monitors so you can view the shredding in progress.

E-Waste Solutions
At Augusta Data Storage we recognize that digital information also poses a threat to information security, which is why we offer e-waste solutions. Any end-of-life electronic devices pose a threat to your data. Our e-solutions provide destruction options for all of your electronic devices including old hard drives, memory boards, back-up tapes and discs, cell phones and tablets, computer accessories, switches, modems and more!

If you have a bulk amount of e-waste we are able to take all of it for you! We also provide a zero-landfill solution when it comes to e-cycling. This allows for hazardous materials to be discarded while the remaining parts are processed and recycled! 

We have the experience to back it all up!
Since 1992, Augusta Data Storage has been serving local area businesses and hospitals. Our processes have continued to evolve over the years to meet the ever-changing ways that our clients do business. Despite the changes, we still push to provide the highest level of service to all of our customers each and every day.

Whether you’re looking for one particular information security solution or someone who can do it all, Augusta Data Storage has you covered. See something that interested you? Never hesitate to reach out to us and learn more about how we can help you.