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Announcing Microsoft Purview: Your home for Microsoft 365 compliance solutions

Microsoft 365 Suite, Microsoft 365 Experts, SharePoint Development Services

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC361277 · Published Apr 19, 2022

Message Summary

Microsoft 365 compliance solutions will be consolidated under the Microsoft Purview brand name. This change will bring together Microsoft 365 compliance solutions and Azure Purview into a single portfolio and will align the naming of various solutions for consistency with other offerings.

When this will happen:

The new naming will go into effect on April 19th.

How this will affect your organization:

Microsoft Purview will deliver comprehensive solutions to help govern, protect, and manage your data estate.

Starting today, April 19, 2022, you will see Microsoft Purview naming within the compliance center experience (now called Microsoft Purview compliance portal) and related solutions. Here’s an overview of naming updates in effect now:

Former nameNew name
Azure PurviewMicrosoft Purview
Azure Purview portalMicrosoft Purview governance portal
Microsoft 365 complianceMicrosoft Purview
Microsoft 365 compliance centerMicrosoft Purview compliance portal
Advanced Audit in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview Audit (Premium)
Basic Audit in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview Audit (Standard)
Microsoft 365 Communication ComplianceMicrosoft Purview Communication Compliance
Microsoft Compliance ManagerMicrosoft Purview Compliance Manager
Microsoft Information GovernanceMicrosoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management
Office 365 Data Loss PreventionMicrosoft Purview Data Loss Prevention
Advanced eDiscovery in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Premium)
Core eDiscovery in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Standard)
Microsoft Information ProtectionMicrosoft Purview Information Protection
Microsoft 365 Insider Risk ManagementMicrosoft Purview Insider Risk Management
Records Management in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview Records Management

Product SKU names (including Microsoft 365 E5/A5/G5 Compliance and the compliance component SKUs: Information Protection & Governance, Insider Risk Management, Discover & Respond) will not change at this time.

What you need to do to prepare:

No action is required for you to see this change, and no URLs are changing at this time. However, you may wish to update your documentation to reference the new naming. Note: Additional updates will continue to be made to product documentation and change communications as we roll out this naming change broadly.

View the updated Microsoft Purview compliance portal experience here:

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