Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management

Manage your information lifecycle and records intelligently.

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Govern your data

Meet your legal, business, privacy, and regulatory content obligations.

Built-in information governance

Seamlessly classify, retain, review, dispose, and manage content in Microsoft 365.

Intelligent capabilities

Use intelligent machine learning capabilities to classify content and automatically apply appropriate policies.

Defensible policies

Get disposition reviews, proof of disposal, and documented audit trails with information governance.

Key features of Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management

The create retention label screen in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Data retention and deletion

Manage risk and liability by keeping only what you need and deleting what you don’t need across your entire digital estate.

Records management in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Records management

Manage high-value records while meeting the legal and regulatory requirements.

Creation of an auto-labeling policy in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Automated policies

Classify and govern data at scale based on file properties, the presence of sensitive data, or machine learning.

Pending dispositions in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Proof of compliance

Demonstrate compliance with label analytics insights, defensible disposal, and rich audit trails.

The create retention label screen in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Data retention and deletion

Manage risk and liability by keeping only what you need and deleting what you don’t need across your entire digital estate.

Records management in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Records management

Manage high-value records while meeting the legal and regulatory requirements.

Creation of an auto-labeling policy in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Automated policies

Classify and govern data at scale based on file properties, the presence of sensitive data, or machine learning.

Pending dispositions in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Proof of compliance

Demonstrate compliance with label analytics insights, defensible disposal, and rich audit trails.

What customers are saying

Lumen.

Protecting and managing data in a cloud-based work environment with Lumen and Microsoft 365

In the midst of a digital transformation, Lumen needed to break down corporate silos to enable highly secure, virtual collaboration so employees could work remotely. Using Microsoft 365 and its security and compliance solutions, Lumen is well positioned to help customers scale up their networks and successfully transition to a post-COVID-19 world.

Microsoft Security is a Leader in four Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ reports

Find out why Gartner positions Microsoft as a Leader in four Magic Quadrants—Access Management (2020), Unified Endpoint Management Tools (2020), Enterprise Information Archiving(2020), and Endpoint Protection Platforms (2021).1

Additional resources

The future of data governance

Read the announcement of Microsoft Purview, new product capabilities, and how today’s work environment is shaping the data landscape.

Records management webinar

Manage legal obligations, demonstrate compliance with regulations, and increase efficiency of disposition.

Data Lifecycle Management blog

Learn about adaptive policy scopes for records management and new ways to deploy retention policies and labels dynamically.

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1. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. 
Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Michael Kelley | Abhyuday Data | Henrique Teixeira, 17 November 2020.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools, Dan Wilson | Chris Silva | Manjunath Bhat | Rich Doheny | Rob Smith, 19 October 2020 (Updated 5 January 2021).
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving, Michael Hoeff | Jeff Vogel, 28 October 2020.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Peter Firstbrook | Dionisio Zumerle | Prateek Bhajanka | Lawrence Pingree | Paul Webber, 05 May 2021.

Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management manages the lifecycle of information, located in Microsoft 365 and content imported using non-Microsoft data connectors. Microsoft Purview Information Governance runs on an intelligent platform.