Benefits of Working With The File Center

Here is why you should consider us

The File Center provides complete offsite data protection services for all types of physical and digital media. These services can be customized to meet your exacting standards. You can expect the following benefits:

  • Efficiency – The File Center becomes a member of your IT team. The File Center can perform security functions, freeing your regular IT staff for more productive tasks.
  • Cutting costs – Working with The File Center will not only keep your information safe but will also save you money by letting you select the most cost-effective option.
  • Accuracy – The File Center has state-of-the-art software tools, procedures, and professionals who will ensure your files are handled accurately.
  • Accountability – Trust is important at The File Center. We know that auditors have high standards, and we’re ready to meet the challenge. Our systems catalog each piece of data and we can locate it quickly, anytime you need it.
  • Audit trails – All transactions at The File Center are documented to provide evidence should you encounter a chain of custody or tape movement history issue.
  • Reliability – We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, whenever you need us.

Choosing an Information Management Service

10 Questions To Ask When Seeking An Information Storage Specialist

  1. Will I have access 24 hours a day, every day?
  2. Do your employees sign confidentiality agreements?
  3. Do you have smoke free facilities? If not, what are your fire protection measures?
  4. Can I review and copy my documents on site? What are my space, time, and document quantity restraints?
  5. Are your storage facilities and transportation vehicles climate-controlled?
  6. What is your turnaround time for pickup and delivery? Are emergency delivery services available?
  7. What security measures are in place to protect my data?
  8. What type of inventory tracking system do you have in place?
  9. Do you have measures in place to protect my data from natural disasters?
  10. What is your information destruction process?


What is PRISM?

The File Center is a member of PRISM (Professional Records & Information Services Management) International. This means that we are invested in improving our professionalism and awareness of key industry issues. PRISM provides educational and advocacy resources to promote smart information management solutions.

  • Professional development
  • Professional ethics and guidelines
  • Research and information
  • Networking and forums
  • Organizational relationships
  • Public awareness

PRISM Code of Ethics

As a member firm of PRISM International, we recognize our commitment to a philosophy of professionalism to our clients, fellow members, and the public.


  • Clearly identify the terms of our storage and service agreements and fulfill them in good faith
  • Provide appropriate security for the information resources entrusted to us by our clients
  • Consistently stress the importance of quality performance and confidentiality in rendering our services
  • Keep our property physically sound and use such controls and procedures as are necessary to fulfill our responsibilities


  • Recognize the high sense of responsibility and ethical conduct that must be demonstrated in caring for the information resources of our clients
  • Work to further the professional image of the information management industry


  • Pledge our firm to be a good corporate citizen, fulfilling responsibilities to the communities we serve
  • Continuously increase our knowledge of developments impacting the information management industry
  • Educate others about information management issues

The File Center NARA Approved

We are NARA approved

It's a BIG deal to be NARA approved. Only a select few companies in America have the privilege to receive the federal seal of approval for government document storage. To be NARA approved, further expresses the strict guidelines we follow to ensure the security of your documents. Click here for more information.

Cooperate with good quality

The File Center offer professional, cost effective, solutions to space problems coused by less active records. As an extention of your company's filling and business record management program, The File Center also offers a full range of innovative services to assist in the maintenence of your sensative business documents.

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