Exchange Server 2013

Exchange Server 2013 delivers a number of new features as well as improvements for the mail services.


  • Reduction in server roles from five to three; Client Access server, Mailbox server, and Edge Transport server.
  • New streamlined Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web App user interfaces, and offline access for OWA.
  • All administration is performed using the new web-based Exchange Administration Center and the Exchange Management Shell (using PowerShell 3.0).
  • Improvements to high availability features and manageability.
  • Public folders are now stored in mailbox databases and can take advantage of Database Availability Groups for replication and high availability.
  • Data loss prevention capabilities that can be integrated into Transport Rules


Exchange Server 2013 is available as a trial download so that you can install and try it yourself.