ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Governance Solutions VIRGO™ the leading, world-wide database of legal citations for record-keeping requirements across all industries and jurisdictions, announced today, the ability to publish retention rules, legal citations and additional information to Microsoft 365.
At the Microsoft Ignite Conference in Orlando, Florida, during session BRK3223, Nishan DeSilva, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft announced Information Governance Solutions (IGS) and the VIRGO cloud software solution. VIRGO publishes and updates compliance information in Microsoft 365 Compliance Center retention labels. With this new feature, information policies for SharePoint, Exchange, One Drive, Teams, and Groups are easily managed by the teams responsible for compliance.
"We are very excited about the end-to-end defensibility and comprehensive set of capabilities offered with this solution," said John Isaza, Esq. co-founder and CEO of IGS VIRGO. "As a practicing attorney and expert in the information management industry, I believe this new set of capabilities significantly advances the ability of customers to meet best practices for information governance and compliance".
IGS VIRGO provides the most comprehensive database of record-keeping requirements in the world for customers in all industries. The VIRGO database covers 120 countries and 200 jurisdictions around the world with 100,000+ record-keeping requirements from government and regulatory agencies. IGS's team of attorneys and specialists continually research for updates in requirements and flag these in VIRGO. With an elegantly simple interface, records managers and information governance teams are now able to stay on top of changes and easily update and publish policies to Microsoft 365. Publishing from VIRGO updates the retention rules and other information across: SharePoint, Exchange, One Drive, Teams, and Groups.
Todd Cawthron, co-founder and COO of IGS VIRGO states, "With the ability to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of keeping a retention schedule up to date and then enforce the retention rules, organizations will finally be able to keep what they need and get rid of outdated information. Ultimately, this will improve both efficiency and safety for organizations. This is a game changer."
During the Ignite session Microsoft demonstrated ground breaking and exciting capabilities with unified data, built in compliance, intelligent archiving and advanced analysis. Viviek Bhatt, on stage during the session, is leading a multi-year Office 365 Group Records Management Program as an Information Design authority for Shell and spoke of their program. Also onstage was Maithili Dandige, Principle Group Program Manager, Microsoft and Shilpa Ranganathan, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft.
About Information Governance Solutions
Information Governance Solutions (IGS) provides VIRGO™ a foundation for information retention, privacy and governance that improves business agility. VIRGO is a cloud-based solution that is always up-to-date with the changing legal requirements your organization must meet. Organizations rely on VIRGO to lower costs and reduce the complexity of maintaining the records retention rules that affect all their employees and systems.
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