Manage information governance

Manage your content lifecycle using Microsoft 365 features to import, store, and classify business-critical data so you can keep what you need and delete what you don't.

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Manage data Use retention polices and retention labels to keep the data that you need to retain and delete what you don't need to keep or must delete for regulatory or compliance reasons.

Use the import service to quickly bulk-import PST files to Exchange Online mailboxes in your organization and configure unlimited archiving to provide users with additional mailbox storage space.
Monitor data Verify retention labels are correctly applied to content in your organization and use label analytics to quickly see where these labels are used most and where they are being applied.
Manage inactive mailboxes Your organization might need to retain former employees' email after they leave the organization. Depending on your organization's retention requirements, you might need to retain mailbox content for a few months or years after employment ends, or you might need to retain mailbox content indefinitely. Regardless of how long you need to retain email, you can create inactive mailboxes to retain the mailbox of former employees.
Records management Ensure core business records are correctly declared and stored with full audit visibility to meet regulatory requirements.