Windows Azure Rights Management provides a comprehensive policy-based enterprise solution to help protect your valuable information, no
matter whom you share it with. For $2 per user per month, you get Information Rights Management capabilities such as Do Not Forward and
Company Confidential, as well as Office 365 Message Encryption, which allows you send encrypted emails to anyone!
Both Information Rights Management and Office 365 Message Encryption are policy based and designed to work with the Exchange transport
rule engine. That means Windows Azure Rights Management allows you to set up complex policy restrictions easily, with just a single
Information Rights Management is built to work across multiple workloads such as Exchange, SharePoint, and Office documents, and it
makes it easier to set restrictions and provide permissions. Office 365 Message Encryption comes with a modern user interface that makes it
easy to use.
Information Rights Management (IRM)
Help protect data across different workloads such as SharePoint, Exchange, and Office documents by easily applying
Information Rights Management to set up policy-based permissions rules
Office 365 Message Encryption
Deliver confidential business communications with enhanced security, allowing users to send and receive encrypted
email as easily as regular email directly from their desktops.
Active Directory Rights Management Services (ADRMS) has been available for many years as an on-premises solution for customers to
protect Office documents. Windows Azure Rights Management is a new cloud-based solution designed to deliver the same level of
protection to customers using Office 365.
Windows Azure Rights Management is available for purchase at $2 per user per month through these channels:
Windows Azure Rights Management is included in the Office 365 Enterprise E3 and E4 plans. It can also be purchased as a standalone with these plans: Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise K1, Exchange Online Plan 1, Exchange Online Plan 2, and Exchange Online Kiosk.
The requirements for using Office Message Encryption are as follows:
We will be upgrading all customers using Exchange Hosted Encryption to the new Office 365 Message Encryption offer. If you already have a
subscription for Windows Azure Rights Management, you will get encryption service by default, because Office 365 Message Encryption is
included with Windows Azure Rights Management. For more information, please visit
Active Directory Rights Management Services
For customers that wish to deploy an on-premises solution.
Exchange Online Protection
Protect against spam and malware, while maintaining access to mail.
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