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Document Management Solutions for the Medical Industry

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The fast-paced, information dependent medical industry is rapidly growing and evolving in ways that make operating with strictly paper-based, on-site document management nearly impossible.   From small medical practices to large hospitals, outdated record management strategies are proving less effective and in some cases affecting the quality of healthcare.  Many of the vital elements of healthcare […]

Active Access: Making Documents Stored Off-Site Instantly Accessible

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many times, customers ask us to store records in our storage facility that they no longer need to access, but that they still need to retain. Other times, a customer doesn’t have the physical storage space in their office for current records and is seeking an off-site storage solution. So, what happens when records are […]

Why is Offsite Document Storage Better than In-House Storage?

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you struggle with in-house document storage, it’s probably for several reasons.  First, many companies simply don’t have the space to archive physical copies of everything in their office.  Secondly, who is responsible for the tedious and time-consuming task?  It’s likely a part of everyone’s responsibility, which can lead to mistakes, oversights, and a general […]

Document Retention and Destruction Service: Benefits and Options

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each document has a different set of guidelines pertaining to how long it must be accessible, how long it should remain inside an office or in storage, and when it can be destroyed. Most of these requirements are regulated for compliance purposes— especially documents pertaining to finances, human resources, and sales. At Entrust, we understand […]

Mobile Shredding & Why Office Shredders Just Don’t Cut It

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is quickly becoming one of the most expensive and organized crimes of our time.  It can happen to anyone, even the largest, most structured companies.  It only takes one or two pieces of information to steal your identity or that of your clients.  Throughout the life-cycle of a document, there are many opportunities […]

Top 4 Reasons Why Organizations Should Use Offsite Storage

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Throughout this blog we’ve discussed the various advantages of offsite document storage. We’ve also discussed how it’s an excellent disaster recovery strategy, and how it can help organizations reduce corporate risk and liability. In this post, well re-visit the top 4 reasons why offsite document storage is a critical service for many businesses. We’ll also […]

Why is Offsite Tape Storage the Best Disaster Recovery Strategy?

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s true that data is the foundation of every business.  Many companies make it a regular practice to backup data to removable media, tapes or USB drives.  This is a good strategy; however, most companies store these formats directly next to their computer or in their desk.  What they don’t realize is the problem with […]

Secure Document Shredding & the Prevention of Identity Fraud

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2011, identity theft topped the list of complaints based on the Federal Trade Commission’s annual Sentinel Network report. This was the 12th year in a row identity theft ranked #1. Even though strict laws and privacy regulations are enforced to help to keep companies in compliance and thieves out of the picture, identity fraud […]

The Advantages of Off-Site Tape Storage

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today’s digital and technologically advanced marketplace makes it very possible to operate a business without having filing cabinets full of paper located around every corner.  With more organizations turning to digital files, electronic documents, and imaging solutions, it is a growing trend to work towards operating a completely paperless office.  This may seem like a […]

Document Management Solutions

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Document management solutions are an integral part of running any business.  With identity theft threats, corporate privacy concerns, and a growing need for quick access, document management systems have never been more important.  The truth is that maintaining filing cabinets of physical, hard copies of every important document is extremely cumbersome.  Whether you want constant […]

Outsourced vs. In-House Paper Shredding

| August 14, 2012 | 1 Comments

Within every organization there is a need to protect and dispose of data in a safe and secure manner.  This requires a document destruction schedule.  The first step to any records management solution is deciding on a destruction strategy.  If you haven’t yet chosen a method for paper shredding, you are probably facing the choice […]