Exchange

Compare Exchange Server versions

The following table shows what’s new or improved in Exchange Server 2013 compared to earlier versions.
Exchange

Compare Exchange Server versions

The following table shows what’s new or improved in Exchange Server 2013 compared to earlier versions.

Exchange Server 2007

Exchange Server 2010

Remain in control

Simplified administration
Use a single web-based interface with the Exchange Administration Center for all Exchange services, both on-premises and online.
Not included
Partial
Full
Robust and flexible command-line tools
Reduce complexity by using PowerShell scripting.
Full
Full
Full
Large low-cost mailboxes
Get support for larger mailboxes while deploying less expensive storage.
Partial
Full
Full
Role-based administration
Use roles to control access and delegate tasks.
Not included
Full
Full
Cloud on your terms
Deploy mailboxes on-premises, online, or a combination of both with a hybrid deployment.
Not included
Full
Full
Managed availability
An integrated high-availability solution monitors and manages service availability end-to-end across all roles and services.
Not included
Partial
Full

Do more, on any device

Mobile email
Access mobile email the way you want.
Full
Full
Full
Outlook Web App
Get web-based email that supports access from smartphones, tablets, and browsers.
Partial
Partial
Full
Touch-optimized
Get an email experience that is designed for either touch or mouse control.
Not included
Not included
Full
Voicemail with a unified inbox
Check and triage voicemail more quickly with text preview.
Partial
Full
Full
Manage inbox overload
Navigate email more easily with conversation view; avoid undelivered or misdirected email with MailTips; declutter email with inline compose and reply.
Not included
Partial
Full
Support for apps
Easily write apps for Outlook and Outlook Web App with web technologies, and then control and deploy them from within Exchange.
Not included
Not included
Full
SharePoint integration
Get access to project information from SharePoint and Exchange, all from within Outlook, using site mailboxes.
Not included
Not included
Full

Protect your organization

Anti-spam and anti-malware protection
Multiple integration points protect your data and messages.
Full
Full
Full
Protect business information
Keep data safe with alerts, message block, encryption, and Information Rights Management (IRM).
Partial
Full
Full
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Use built-in DLP rules to identify, monitor, and protect sensitive data and inform users about policy violations before emails are sent.
Not included
Not included
Full
In-place archiving and retention
Automatically retain data based on policy or business requirements and store older content in an In-Place Archive, simplifying compliance.
Partial
Full
Full
Manage eDiscovery
Use a single interface to search your Exchange mailboxes, SharePoint sites, and Lync conversations.
Partial
Partial
Full
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Exchange Server 2007

Remain in control

Simplified administration
Use a single web-based interface with the Exchange Administration Center for all Exchange services, both on-premises and online.
Not included
Robust and flexible command-line tools
Reduce complexity by using PowerShell scripting.
Full
Large low-cost mailboxes
Get support for larger mailboxes while deploying less expensive storage.
Partial
Role-based administration
Use roles to control access and delegate tasks.
Not included
Cloud on your terms
Deploy mailboxes on-premises, online, or a combination of both with a hybrid deployment.
Not included
Managed availability
An integrated high-availability solution monitors and manages service availability end-to-end across all roles and services.
Not included

Do more, on any device

Mobile email
Access mobile email the way you want.
Full
Outlook Web App
Get web-based email that supports access from smartphones, tablets, and browsers.
Partial
Touch-optimized
Get an email experience that is designed for either touch or mouse control.
Not included
Voicemail with a unified inbox
Check and triage voicemail more quickly with text preview.
Partial
Manage inbox overload
Navigate email more easily with conversation view; avoid undelivered or misdirected email with MailTips; declutter email with inline compose and reply.
Not included
Support for apps
Easily write apps for Outlook and Outlook Web App with web technologies, and then control and deploy them from within Exchange.
SharePoint integration
Get access to project information from SharePoint and Exchange, all from within Outlook, using site mailboxes.
Not included

Protect your organization

Anti-spam and anti-malware protection
Multiple integration points protect your data and messages.
Full
Protect business information
Keep data safe with alerts, message block, encryption, and Information Rights Management (IRM).
Partial
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Use built-in DLP rules to identify, monitor, and protect sensitive data and inform users about policy violations before emails are sent.
Not included
In-place archiving and retention
Automatically retain data based on policy or business requirements and store older content in an In-Place Archive, simplifying compliance.
Partial
Manage eDiscovery
Use a single interface to search your Exchange mailboxes, SharePoint sites, and Lync conversations.
Partial
ShowHide

Exchange Server 2010

Remain in control

Simplified administration
Use a single web-based interface with the Exchange Administration Center for all Exchange services, both on-premises and online.
Partial
Robust and flexible command-line tools
Reduce complexity by using PowerShell scripting.
Full
Large low-cost mailboxes
Get support for larger mailboxes while deploying less expensive storage.
Full
Role-based administration
Use roles to control access and delegate tasks.
Full
Cloud on your terms
Deploy mailboxes on-premises, online, or a combination of both with a hybrid deployment.
Full
Managed availability
An integrated high-availability solution monitors and manages service availability end-to-end across all roles and services.
Partial

Do more, on any device

Mobile email
Access mobile email the way you want.
Full
Outlook Web App
Get web-based email that supports access from smartphones, tablets, and browsers.
Partial
Touch-optimized
Get an email experience that is designed for either touch or mouse control.
Not included
Voicemail with a unified inbox
Check and triage voicemail more quickly with text preview.
Full
Manage inbox overload
Navigate email more easily with conversation view; avoid undelivered or misdirected email with MailTips; declutter email with inline compose and reply.
Partial
Support for apps
Easily write apps for Outlook and Outlook Web App with web technologies, and then control and deploy them from within Exchange.
Not included
SharePoint integration
Get access to project information from SharePoint and Exchange, all from within Outlook, using site mailboxes.
Not included

Protect your organization

Anti-spam and anti-malware protection
Multiple integration points protect your data and messages.
Full
Protect business information
Keep data safe with alerts, message block, encryption, and Information Rights Management (IRM).
Full
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Use built-in DLP rules to identify, monitor, and protect sensitive data and inform users about policy violations before emails are sent.
Not included
In-place archiving and retention
Automatically retain data based on policy or business requirements and store older content in an In-Place Archive, simplifying compliance.
Full
Manage eDiscovery
Use a single interface to search your Exchange mailboxes, SharePoint sites, and Lync conversations.
Partial
ShowHide

Exchange Server 2013

Remain in control

Simplified administration
Use a single web-based interface with the Exchange Administration Center for all Exchange services, both on-premises and online.
Full
Robust and flexible command-line tools
Reduce complexity by using PowerShell scripting.
Full
Large low-cost mailboxes
Get support for larger mailboxes while deploying less expensive storage.
Full
Role-based administration
Use roles to control access and delegate tasks.
Full
Cloud on your terms
Deploy mailboxes on-premises, online, or a combination of both with a hybrid deployment.
Full
Managed availability
An integrated high-availability solution monitors and manages service availability end-to-end across all roles and services.
Full

Do more, on any device

Mobile email
Access mobile email the way you want.
Full
Outlook Web App
Get web-based email that supports access from smartphones, tablets, and browsers.
Full
Touch-optimized
Get an email experience that is designed for either touch or mouse control.
Full
Voicemail with a unified inbox
Check and triage voicemail more quickly with text preview.
Full
Manage inbox overload
Navigate email more easily with conversation view; avoid undelivered or misdirected email with MailTips; declutter email with inline compose and reply.
Full
Support for apps
Easily write apps for Outlook and Outlook Web App with web technologies, and then control and deploy them from within Exchange.
Full
SharePoint integration
Get access to project information from SharePoint and Exchange, all from within Outlook, using site mailboxes.
Full

Protect your organization

Anti-spam and anti-malware protection
Multiple integration points protect your data and messages.
Full
Protect business information
Keep data safe with alerts, message block, encryption, and Information Rights Management (IRM).
Full
Data loss prevention (DLP)
Use built-in DLP rules to identify, monitor, and protect sensitive data and inform users about policy violations before emails are sent.
Full
In-place archiving and retention
Automatically retain data based on policy or business requirements and store older content in an In-Place Archive, simplifying compliance.
Full
Manage eDiscovery
Use a single interface to search your Exchange mailboxes, SharePoint sites, and Lync conversations.
Full
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Not included
Partial:
Partial
Full:
Full
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