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SECURE OFFSITE DATA PROTECTION
Vital Records Inc. (VRI) has been an industry-leading offsite data protection provider for more than 25 years.
On a daily basis, we service customers in a 5-state region. This includes all of New Jersey and parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware. We also have many “out-of-area” customers who need secure tape media storage, either for Disaster Recovery or Compliance requirements.
Our client base includes some of the most respected and prestigious companies in the world. We work for thousands of customers, while managing and protecting millions of their most critical computer tapes.
We believe that the protection and management of critical computer media is a specialized discipline that requires a unique set of “Best Practices”.
This is VRI’s primary business. All of our resources are dedicated solely to making sure that our customers know that this critical responsibility simply can’t be in better hands than ours.
•VRI’s underground high-security facilities were built specifically as secure disaster recovery buildings. Simply stated, we have the best facilities in the business.
•Every VRI customer is given dedicated space within our facility. Their tapes remain together and in order at all times.
•Our facilities are fully staffed with qualified Operations personnel and are available to our clients 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
•All of our employees go through extensive background checks and receive the most comprehensive training in the industry.
•We employ intelligent applications that utilitize the latest in technology. We have barcode scanning and online inventory systems that will enhance your tape management capabilities.
•All of our vehicles are tracked at all times by a satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) so there’s never any question about where your media is located.
MORE THAN TWENTY FIVE YEARS OF INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP
The largest “tape only” vendor in the eastern United States
The only vendor who endorses volume-serial order tape filing as the standard.
The first vendor to go to true 24 hour operational staffing, over 20 years ago!
Among first vendors to write and support their own barcode tracking software, later licensed to other vaults all around the country.
The Global Network Operations Center (GNOC), opened in 1999, continues Bedminster's role as the nerve center of AT&T's telecommunications network into the 21st century. AT&T no longer maintains a web page for the facility, but an archived copy from 2004 can be viewed here, and AT&T still provides an interior image.
The Global Network Operations Center consolidates the network management of data services (ATM, Frame Relay, and Internet Protocol), domestic long distance, global long distance, local service, and wireless service into one centralized facility.
It officially began managing the AT&T Worldwide Intelligent Network on 12/15/99, less than 21 months after the 03/31/98 groundbreaking ceremony. A mere 16 days later, its coordinated AT&T network operations during the rollover to the year 2000.
The Visitors' Center for business and government customers hosted its first guests the in late January, while the Executive Briefing Center opened for business in February.
The new structure, which was built into a hillside, includes four levels, two of which are above ground.
The new building provides 198,000 square feet of floor space.
Total cost of this construction project was $91 million.
AT&T's Bedminster campus covers more than 200 acres and was first occupied in 1977.
The existing structures and the new facility occupy some 15 percent of the total campus.
When fully populated, the new building will house approximately 500 employees who are relocating from existing work sites.
The Bedminster campus currently provides parking for 2,320 motor vehicles. This project will add 792 more parking spaces.
Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum of New York City designed the new facility. HOK is one of the world?s leading architectural, engineering, interiors, and planning firms.
Turner Construction of New York City, the nation?s leading general builder and construction management firm, coordinated and supervised the project.
Originally posted by JBA2848
The buildings were shielded with copper to protect the equipment against the Electromagnetic Pulse associated with a nuclear explosion.