Even with good governance, SharePoint sites can grow out of control. Sites are created as they are needed, but sites are rarely deleted. If sites persist when they are no longer needed, they require storage space and they might be unwanted for compliance reasons.
You can use site policies to help control site proliferation. A site policy defines the life-cycle of a site by specifying when the site will be closed and when it will be deleted.
In this article I will discuss some of actions that can be taken to prevent increase out of control site collections. Continue reading