Business records management is a priority now more than ever for businesses that intend to compete in an ever-changing digital landscape where hackers, phishing, and viruses are not only possible, but commonplace. Businesses in the 21st century have a need to protect their intellectual property both physically and digitally. Businesses are faced with the question of what would happen if they were to lose their original intellectual property holdings. How much would it cost to recoup and recover? How would you go about doing this? With all of the potential problems, many businesses are turning to third party business records management companies that offer off-site storage and protection for everything from surveillance video to source code. Many businesses also have a need for storage of important hard copy documents. A host of companies offer fireproof warehouse storage along with digital document management and protection. One of the main advantages of using one of these services is the level of not only protection, but also organization that it offers companies of all sizes. Your property will be bar-coded, either on the boxes, files, or documents, depending upon your individual needs. This systematization of documents also allows companies to regularly check up on the status of their documents and manage them in a more efficacious manner.