Data lifecycle management

Manage business information throughout its lifecycle

IBM® data lifecycle management solutions help you manage your business information throughout its lifecycle, from requirements to retirement. The solutions support a range of application systems, databases and storage media—including big data environments.

With lifecycle management, you can derive more value from your data, improve application performance and reduce risk.

IBM data lifecycle management solutions help you:

Discover how your organization can effectively manage the data lifecycle with these solutions from IBM.

Featured data lifecycle management products

IBM® InfoSphere® Optim™ Archive

Apply best-practice database archiving capabilities to decrease costs, improve performance and demonstrate compliance.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management

Automate the creation of realistic, "right-sized" masked test data for software testing.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Privacy

De-identify sensitive information on demand to protect privacy and support compliance. Mask data in applications, databases, reports and more.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Capture and Replay

Capture production workloads and replay them in nonproduction for database testing.

IBM InfoSphere data lifecycle management capabilities help organizations address several critical requirements for improving efficiency and aiding compliance.

Consider these examples.

  • Improve operations by consolidating and retiring applications

    Application consolidation and retirement
    Consolidate multiple instances of enterprise applications. Retire outdated applications and archive old data to reduce risk and costs. Enhance application quality and improve compliance.

  • Enhance data security and privacy

    Data security and privacy
    Protect your enterprise data, improve data integrity and security, and reduce compliance costs.

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