Digitizing and Ingestion

Iron Mountain can work with virtually any media format to ingest it into an archive solution that allows for transfer to desired media. Whether it’s DigiBeta, D-2, D-3, or another format, Iron Mountain has an industry-leading collection of playback technology. With the proper equipment for your original media, we then move to the important tasks of ingesting, cataloging, meta-tagging, and making your media available for distribution. Once your assets are in our infrastructure, access and distribution cease to be a problem and your media can be transferred easily.

Iron Mountain can bring your analog source materials into digital format and create a working digital asset repository that suits your business. Capabilities include:

  • Industry-leading equipment and player collection to migrate any media format.
  • Scanning and cataloging of all packaging and other relevant materials.
  • Meta-tagging and cataloging expertise during ingestion process makes your digital assets immediately available and easily accessible.
  • Once digitized, your assets will be protected in a 100% lossless environment, including three separate physical locations for your masters.

Digital Archiving Solutions

Iron Mountain takes the hassle out of establishing and ingesting media into an archive. Our time-tested methods and technological infrastructure make many of our solutions virtually turnkey for some organizations. Iron Mountain can offer:

  • Complete management of archive establishment process including ingestion, meta-tagging, cataloging, and archiving.
  • 100% secure environment with guaranteed zero bit loss includes our automatic monitoring of your assets for even the slightest amount of data loss.
  • Completely media-agnostic system migrates your assets to industry-current media as needed for distribution.
  • Leading archive experts provide continual guidance and best practices for all steps of the archive process.


Trans World Entertainment
Trans World Entertainment

In the highly competitive entertainment industry, retail stores compete fiercely for customers’ dollars and mind share. Because the LVS at Trans World’s stores offered something to customers that no other store had, management at Trans World knew that it needed to be protected.