When you’re shopping for vendors, most will talk about their credentials and certifications, their processes and procedures, and why a few extra acronyms or letters attached to the end of a business designation make them the most qualified choice. What many will not explain to you is the inner workings of those certifications and why…

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WHY PURGE MY RECORDS? There are typically two reasons that our customers call to schedule a record purge.   If their business is closing or relocating, they are likely looking to do a large scale, on-site purge project at their location to securely destroy any outdated records that they will not be relocating or records…

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It’s hard to believe that 2018 is already here. 2017 was a pretty big year for our organization, our parent company, Ellefson Transportation Group, celebrated 50 years, and Augusta Data Storage turned 25! In addition, we also saw the completion of our new records storage facility, which will allow us space to store over 100,000…

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Threats to Information & The Environment It’s no secret that information threats in the digital realm are increasing every day, but did you know that these threats don’t just exist via the internet or on your servers, but also on your end-of-life electronics? What is your process for regulating old laptops, cellphones, tablets, and even…

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  In addition to celebrating 50 years of our parent company, Ellefson Transportation Group, Augusta Data Storage is proud to be celebrating 25 years of bringing record management solutions to companies across the Augusta, GA area. From the time the Ellefson family opened up shop in the Augusta, GA area in 1967, they focused solely…

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On Friday, November 4, 2016, representatives of several local chambers and media outlets joined with the Ellefson Transportation Group, their subsidiary Augusta Data Storage and honored guests to officially break ground on a new 26,000 sq. ft. facility to be located off Mike Padgett Highway in Augusta, GA. The new facility will bring additional office…

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Fall means lots of opportunities for new growth and learning, and Augusta Data Storage definitely didn’t miss out on the chance to get back to school in 2016. Two of our team members headed to Orlando, FL and enrolled in NAID Shred School. Shred School is the member education arm of the National Association for…

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Recently, our Augusta Data Storage team tackled a huge document purging project which resulted in over 22,000 lbs of paper being securely shredded and recycled. Purge projects can be overwhelming, especially if it is not one of your regular responsibilities. As papers pile up and storage space becomes limited,  the only choice is to either…

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Whether you’re a store front, processing payment information all day, or a doctors office handling piles of personal paperwork, having a document policy is a key component of protecting data and protecting your company. While there is a lot of focus on creating firewalls and protecting your digital data and cloud computing structures, it’s important…

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