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MC361277: Announcing Microsoft Purview: Your home for Microsoft 365 compliance solutions

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.

MC361277: Announcing Microsoft Purview: Your home for Microsoft 365 compliance solutions

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 name New name
Azure Purview Microsoft Purview
Azure Purview portal Microsoft Purview governance portal
Microsoft 365 compliance Microsoft Purview
Microsoft 365 compliance center Microsoft Purview compliance portal
Advanced Audit in Microsoft 365 Microsoft Purview Audit (Premium)
Basic Audit in Microsoft 365 Microsoft Purview Audit (Standard)
Microsoft 365 Communication Compliance Microsoft Purview Communication Compliance
Microsoft Compliance Manager Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager
Microsoft Information Governance Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management
Office 365 Data Loss Prevention Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention
Advanced eDiscovery in Microsoft 365 Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Premium)
Core eDiscovery in Microsoft 365 Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Standard)
Microsoft Information Protection Microsoft Purview Information Protection
Microsoft 365 Insider Risk Management Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management
Records Management in Microsoft 365 Microsoft 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:

Additional resources

Message ID: MC361277
Published: 19 April 2022
Updated: 19 April 2022

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