Why Metrofile



Metrofile is the leader in fully integrated records and information management in South Africa, and has over 30 years of experience in the field. The services the company provides enable businesses, private practices, organisations and government departments to manage their greatest risk, the loss of information. The company has a proven track record of helping its clients to back up, manage, store and protect large volumes of active and inactive documents, images and data in both physical and electronic formats.


One in six businesses experiences some level of data loss every year
95% of businesses that experience substantial or catastrophic data loss go out of business, 50% of these within six months
On-site back-ups are often lost, stolen or destroyed at the same time as the original data
Metrofile provides records and information management solutions for businesses and organisations of all sizes.
The company has 44 facilities run by highly skilled staff throughout the country, and is able to service clients in all nine provinces


Metrofile is the market leader in records and information management in South Africa and uses custom-designed software and the latest information technology.
The company has over 30 years of experience in the field, operates from 44 facilities nationwide, and services more than 8 000 clients in all nine provinces and selected African countries.
Metrofile’s facilities are well-maintained and have round-the-clock security. They are also fitted with state-of-the art fire prevention and detection systems.
Metrofile’s operational facilities and services all meet international best-practice standards. The company is also a permanent member of the SABS working group on records management.


Regulatory compliance is not only about working within the letter of the law, but also about adhering to the regulations and standards that govern respective industries. These are specifically designed to ensure effective and transparent governance on behalf of shareholders, staff and other stakeholders. Compliance should therefore be regarded as an essential aspect of managing a viable and sustainable business.

Track Record

Metrofile is the leader in fully integrated records and information management in South Africa and selected African countries. Formed in 1983 by the merger of two pioneers in the field, the company has continued to develop innovative, scaled and customised solutions for its clients. Metrofile’s portfolio of over 8 000 clients includes many government departments. Projects for clients such as the National Treasury and the City of Cape Town demonstrates the value Metrofile is able to bring to government as well as business.