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Microsoft Purview

A unified data governance solution that maximizes the business value of your data

Govern data across your entire data estate

Microsoft Purview is a unified data governance solution that helps you manage and govern your on-premises, multicloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) data. Easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of your data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification, and end-to-end data lineage. Enable data consumers to find valuable, trustworthy data.

Automated data discovery, lineage identification, and data classification

Unified map of your data assets and their relationships for more effective data governance

Glossary with business and technical search terms to aid data discovery

Insights into the location and movement of sensitive data across your entire data estate

Create a unified map of data across your entire data estate

Establish the foundation for effective data governance and usage with Microsoft Purview Data Map.

  • Automate and manage metadata from hybrid sources.
  • Classify data using built-in and customised classifiers and Microsoft Information Protection sensitivity labels.
  • Label sensitive data consistently across SQL Server, Azure, Microsoft 365, and Power BI.
  • Easily integrate all your data systems using Apache Atlas APIs.

Learn more about Microsoft Purview Data Map

Make data easily discoverable

Maximise the business value of data for your data consumers with Microsoft Purview Data Catalogue.

  • Make data easily discoverable by using familiar business and technical search terms.
  • Eliminate the need for Excel data dictionaries with an enterprise-grade business glossary.
  • Understand the origin of your data with interactive data lineage visualisation.
  • Provide data scientists, engineers, and analysts with the data they need for BI, analytics, AI, and machine learning.

Learn more about Microsoft Purview Data Catalogue

Get a bird’s-eye view of sensitive data

Gain a comprehensive understanding of your data management activities with Microsoft Purview Data Insights (in preview).

  • View your whole data estate and its distribution by asset dimensions such as source type, classification, and file size.
  • Get status updates on how many scans succeeded, failed, or were cancelled.
  • Gain key insights to add or redistribute glossary terms for better search results.

Learn more about Microsoft Purview Data Insights

Comprehensive security and data compliance, built in

Pay for only what you use

Microsoft Purview reduces costs in multiple ways. It helps reduce the need for manual and customised data discovery and classification and eliminates costs for maintaining personal systems and Excel-based solutions. Pay for only what you use. Plus, scan SQL Servers and Power BI tenants at no extra cost.

Get started with Microsoft Purview

If you don't have an Azure account, sign up free to get instant access and $200 credit.

Sign in to the Azure portal to create an Microsoft Purview account easily and quickly with this simple quickstart.

Go to the Knowledge Centre inside Microsoft Purview to discover videos and tutorials, and to take a tour of key features inside the Microsoft Purview Studio.

Trusted by companies of all sizes

"We've now got technical people and process change people intersecting with our data. It's this crossroad where Microsoft Purview helps our teams solve our biggest data challenges."

Dave Draffin, Azure Cloud and Data Architect, Heathrow Airport

"With Microsoft Purview, we'll accelerate our ability to track and interpret a wide range of data, which we'll use to create solutions at scale that truly help improve the environment and people's lives."

Thomas Asger Hansen, Senior Manager, Enterprise Data and AI, Grundfos

"We chose Microsoft Purview to help us achieve a higher level of business monitoring and react quickly. With it, we can accelerate how we process data and then make informed decisions as soon as possible."

Filipe Teixeira, Chief Information Officer, illimity

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Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Purview

  • Microsoft Purview is a fully managed, unified data governance solution to maximise the business value of data. The Microsoft Purview Data Map enables you to scan and classify data from on-premises and multicloud data sources. This hybrid data can then be effortlessly discovered by everyone using the Microsoft Purview Data Catalogue.
  • Get started with an Azure free account or contact sales.
  • Please see the pricing page for additional details about the costs for Microsoft Purview.

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