Information lifecycle governance

Manage enterprise data to reduce cost, risk and time

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 cost, as well as legal and compliance risk. IBM information lifecycle governance solutions help organizations assess and act on data in place to improve their information economics strategy, lower information cost and risk, and maximize data value.

Benefiting all corporate stakeholders including IT, legal, records and the overall business, IBM provides holistic information lifecycle governance solutions for: defensible disposal, e-discovery, data assessment and cleanup, records and retention, and value-Based archiving, enabling customers to manage enterprise information according to its business value while driving down cost and risk.

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  • Defensible Disposal

    Defensible Disposal

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

  • eDiscovery


    Reduce cost and risk by producing the right information at the right time to make informed legal decisions prior to collection and review.

  • 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.

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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