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Williams Data Management Acquires Shred Masters, Inc.

March 17, 2015

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2015—Williams Data Management, Southern California’s premier provider of Data Lifecycle Management services, announced today its acquisition of Shred Masters, Inc., an established document destruction firm based in Ontario. The acquisition enables Williams Data Management to extend its reach into the Inland Empire region, offering superior data protection to more small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) than ever before.

Shred Masters

Thousands of clients, including law firms, healthcare providers, financial services and insurance companies, IT departments, entertainment studios and entrepreneurs, have chosen Williams Data Management to protect their data assets. Its Data Lifecycle Management™ system provides comprehensive solutions to plan, store, retrieve and destruct data for businesses of every size. And, with a technological infrastructure that rivals any national provider, its Williams’ local expertise and custom services for the unique needs of Southern California SMBs that gives them a competitive advantage.

“By expanding into the Inland Empire, we’re able to answer the increasing need for data protection services among a region that’s growing at a rapid pace,” said Douglas Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Williams Data Management. “We know the needs of local businesses, and we’re eager to gain the confidence of SMBs across the region to trust in our ability to make their business data our priority,” Williams added.

The acquisition of Shred Masters Inc. not only adds to Williams’ client roster, it also provides a greater breadth of product offerings to a region that is in high demand of data protection and destruction services. Williams’ comprehensive menu of additional services, from on-site mobile shredding and hard drive destruction to cloud backup and firelock vault protection, provides added value for the clients who have established a relationship with Shred Masters. Customers now have complete access to a fully audited and compliant data management specialist at Williams.

“Customer service is priority one for my customers and I’m confident that I’m placing the management of their company’s data with Southern California’s most reliable data management firm,” said Rich Martinez, Owner/President, Shred Masters, Inc. “With Williams, they’ll continue to receive the highest level of professional service with additional data protection services and expertise. Its a win for us, but more importantly, it’s a win for the customers,” Martinez added.

Every administrator, manager, and C-Suite executive knows that data is the most critical asset in today’s business landscape. Across industries as varied as education, entertainment, finance, health care, human resources and law, businesses in Southern California trust Williams Data Management for fast, convenient, and cost-effective ways to protect, manage, and securely dispose of critical information.

About Williams Data Management

Williams Data Management specializes in Data Lifecycle Management™, serving businesses throughout Southern California including legal, medical, entertainment, financial services and apparel, including small-to-medium sized companies, who require secure data storage and protection. The company is committed to technology innovation through full-service solutions including physical and digital storage, certified document and hard drive shredding, product destruction, and more. Williams Data Management prides itself on the longevity and leadership the company offers, along with the high standards it adheres to, resulting in best practices across all sectors. The company holds numerous certifications for data compliance and destruction such as SSAE16, NAID “AAA” Certification for mobile hard drive destruction and document destruction, and is a member of PRISM. For more information visit www.williamsdatamanagement.com.