Work smarter with Exchange 2013

Get reliable business-class email, calendar, and contacts with Microsoft Exchange. Explore Exchange 2013 features and support options, and get helpful tips for managing your email services securely and efficiently.

If you’re ready to accomplish more with your email, step up to the new Exchange Online. Now you can get Exchange Online as a hosted service from Microsoft or as a part of an Office 365 Business Premium plan that includes Office apps, file storage and sharing, Skype for Business, and more.

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Release and support dates

Exchange Server 2013 was released in January 2013, and Service Pack 1 was released in February 2014. You can find more release and support information in the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy.

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Find the help you need

Visit the Office support site for help topics and other resources for Exchange. You can also start a discussion or ask a question in the Office community.

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Keep up with product news

Keep on top of what’s new in the Office Blog. Learn about feature updates and tips for staying productive and managing your email system with ease.

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Exchange 2013 features and highlights

Easier setup and maintenance

  • Exchange Server 2013 offers flexible deployment options and helps decrease the amount of time spent managing messaging systems.
  • The Exchange Administration Center is an easy-to-use, web-based interface for managing your systems.
  • Exchange helps ensure your communications are always available while you stay in control.

Security and privacy

  • Exchange Server 2013 offers built-in basic antimalware protection. You manage your protection settings in the Exchange Administration Center.
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) capabilities prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people.
  • Mobile device policies let you create approved mobile device lists, enforce PIN lock, and remove confidential data from lost phones.

What’s new in Exchange Online + Office 365

Exchange Online with an Office 365 Business Premium subscription provides advanced email and productivity capabilities to help you get more done.

Easy setup and management

Now it’s even easier to set up users and start using services right away. Office 365 takes care of all the I T for you.

Take Outlook on the go

Get more done away from the office. Get the fully installed Office experience on up to 5 tablets and 5 phones per user.

Store and share

With 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user, you can store and share files with anyone and work together across devices.

Stay up to date

With Office 365, you get the latest installed applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint—with regular feature and security updates.

Compare Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online with Office 365

Comparison of features of Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online plus Office 365

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Exchange Online + Office 365 features

Exchange 2013 features

FeatureCloud-based email service

Maintain control over your environment while gaining the advantage of hosting your email on Microsoft servers.

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FeatureGuaranteed 99.9% uptime

Enjoy reliable email with a financially backed service level agreement and around-the-clock expert security monitoring.

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FeatureAdvanced security features

Help protect your mailboxes with anti-malware and anti-spam filtering and data loss prevention capabilities.

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Feature50 GB mailbox storage per user

Get larger mailbox sizes and anywhere access to data across personal computers, the web, and mobile devices.

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FeatureAlways up to date

Keep up to date with the latest versions of Office applications, features, and services.

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Exchange 2013 resources

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Download and install Office 2013 using an existing product key.

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Exchange 2013 help topics

Find user guides, training, and other support for Exchange 2013.

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