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Microsoft Licence Program Select Plus Academic (EDU) - Windows Rights Management Services External Connector

Microsoft Licence Program Select Plus Academic (EDU) - Windows Rights Management Services External Connector

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Information protection technology
Microsoft Windows Rights Management (RMS) Services is an information protection technology that works with RMS-enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use.


Windows Rights Management Services

Rights Management Services includes the server technology that handles certificates and licensing, a desktop update, and the software development kit (SDK). RMS helps organizations create reliable information protection solutions.


  • Safeguard sensitive information
    Applications such as word processors, e-mail clients, and line-of-business applications can be RMS-enabled to help safeguard sensitive information. Information workers can choose from a variety of usage rights to define exactly how the recipient can use the information and for how long. Users can define who can open, modify, print, forward and/or take other actions with the information. Organizations can create custom usage policy templates such as "confidential - read only" that can be applied directly to the information.
  • Persistent protection
    RMS augments existing perimeter-based security solutions, such as firewalls and access control lists (ACLs), for better information protection by locking the usage rights within the document itself, controlling how information is used even after it has been opened by intended recipients.
  • Flexible and customizable technology
    Independent software vendors (ISVs) and developers can RMS-enable any application or enable other servers, such as content management systems or portal servers running on Windows or other platforms, to work with RMS to help safeguard sensitive information. With RMS, the range of possible RMS solutions is extended to include server applications - enabling ISVs to integrate information protection into server-based solutions such as document and records management, e-mail gateways and archival systems, automated workflows, and content inspection.