Information lifecycle governance

Information economics strategy and solutions reduce information costs and legal risk.

Enterprise organizations today are at a critical intersection of increasing data growth and declining data value, creating a ripple effect across the business and exposing the organization to increasing expense, as well as legal and compliance risk. IBM's Information Lifecycle Governance solutions help organizations improve their information economics strategy, lower information cost and risk, and maximize data value.

Featured solutions

  • Defensible Disposal

    Defensible Disposal

    Curb storage growth, dramatically lower IT and legal costs, and lower the organization's risk profile systemically.

  • eDiscovery


    Help legal departments strategically manage the eDiscovery process to reduce legal cost and risk.

  • Legacy Data Cleanup

    Legacy Data Cleanup

    Find, classify and remediate redundant, obsolete and trivial data to reduce storage risk and cost.

  • Records and Retention

    Records and Retention

    Identify, classify and manage the defensible disposition of data according to retention schedules to reduce volume and mitigate cost and risk.

  • Value-based Archiving

    Value-based Archiving

    Help IT and the business coordinate archiving and storage of data based on its business value to reduce storage space and cost.

Benefiting all corporate stakeholders including IT, Legal, Records and the overall business, only IBM provides holistic information lifecycle governance solutions for: Defensible Disposal, eDiscovery, Legacy Data Cleanup, Records and Retention, and Value-based Archiving, helping customers manage enterprise information according to its business value while driving down cost and risk.

IBM Information Lifecycle Governance solutions are supported by enterprise-class products that together are designed to address our customer’s information management challenges.

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