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Exchange Server 2013 Standard Edition

Exchange Server 2013 Standard Edition
  • Donor partner: Microsoft
  • Platform: Windows
  • Format: Download
  • Product ID: LVS-2444
  • Title Group: Exchange Server
  • Availability: Available

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Description

Exchange Server 2013 is email and personal information management software that runs on Windows Server. It provides a collaboration environment for secure messaging inside and outside an organization. The Standard Edition is designed for small-to-medium-sized organizations and is limited to five mailbox databases.

This donation provides one Standard Edition server license. Larger organizations should consider Exchange Server 2013 Enterprise Edition. For additional information about Exchange Server and the server and client licensing requirements, see the Guide to Exchange Server Editions and Licensing.

Benefits for Organizations

If you have network administration experience, you can use Exchange Server to:

  • Reduce costs by consolidating communications services
  • Spend less time maintaining server settings

Major Capabilities

  • Simplified management: A unified, web-based management console simplifies on-premises, online, and hybrid Exchange deployments.
  • Unified messaging: Users can receive email, voicemail, and faxes through a single inbox that can be accessed from anywhere, including on mobile and web clients.
  • Inbox protection: Integrated antivirus, anti-spam and anti-phishing technologies stop the latest threats.
  • Database recovery: Administrators can configure database availability groups of up to 16 mailbox servers for automatic recovery from database-level failures.

Obtaining This Product

Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Volume Licensing Service Center and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product. After you download the software, learn how to install it or burn it to a disc for later use.

The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the first email you receive from TechSoup after requesting this product.

Expect three emails:

  1. When your donation request has been approved, TechSoup will send a message to your organization email address confirming the number of licenses you have requested.
  2. Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organization to the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
  3. TechSoup will send an email with information about obtaining your license key and managing your donation at the VLSC. If you are new to the VLSC, you should wait for this email before you register there.

Software Assurance

Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

System Requirements

  • Hardware:
    • x64-architecture-based computer with Intel processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T) or AMD processor that supports the AMD64 platform; Intel Itanium family IA64 processors are not supported
    • 8 GB or more RAM per server if installed in Mailbox mode or combined Mailbox and Client Access modes; 4 GB if installed only in Client Access mode
    • Hard disk:
      • 30 GB free space on the hard disk where you install Exchange Server
      • 200 MB of free space on the system drive
      • Additional 500 MB free space on a hard disk that stores the message queue database
      • Additional 500 MB free space per language if installing language packs for Unified Messaging beyond those included in the default installation
      • Disk partitions formatted for the NTFS file system, not the FAT file system
    • 1,024 x 768-pixel (or higher) display
  • Software:
    • Installing Exchange Server on a server in Windows Server Core mode is not supported.
    • Supported operating systems for Mailbox and Client Access server roles:
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter with SP1
      • Windows Server 2012 Standard, Enterprise
    • For installing Exchange Server management tools:
      • Windows 7 with SP1 (64-bit only)
      • Windows 8 (64-bit only)
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter with SP1
      • Windows Server 2012 Standard, Datacenter
    • Supported clients:
      • Outlook 2013
      • Outlook 2010 with SP1 and April 2012 Cumulative Update
      • Outlook 2007 with SP3 and July 2012 Cumulative Update
      • Entourage 2008 for Mac, Web Services Edition
      • Outlook for Mac 2011
  • Actual requirements depend on system configuration and the applications and features that are installed. For more information, see Microsoft's Exchange 2013 System Requirements.

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • This donation is available to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries.
  • The Microsoft Donation Program serves nonprofit organizations whose mission benefits the local community. Among these organizations are the following types, which have recently had changes to their eligibility:
    • Health services and related activities that are independent and not owned and operated by organizations that are eligible for Microsoft Government, Academic, or Health programs. These include community health clinics, medical research groups, behavioral healthcare nonprofits, women's health centers, hospices, rescue and emergency services, organizations that support patients and their families, and blood banks.
    • Trade associations with activities that benefit nonmembers.
    • Amateur sports organizations, specifically youth sports clubs, teams, or groups.
    • Private grantmaking foundations that receive the majority of assets or income from an individual, family, or corporation.
    • Museums.
    • Religious or faith-based organizations.
  • Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database. Public libraries may request Microsoft software donations through this program only for use on public access computers or on computers that are used to directly manage either the public access computers or the library's public access program. Participating libraries must also make their collection and basic services available to the population of their legal service area without charges to individual users (excluding incidental fees such as printing charges). If they so choose, libraries may impose charges on users outside the legal service area and may provide products and services (beyond basic services) to the public at large, with or without individual charges.
  • Organizations that are not eligible: Not all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are eligible for participation in the Microsoft Donation Program. Those that are not eligible should visit Microsoft Volume Licensing for Industries for more information about charity licensing; they may still be eligible for discounted software from Microsoft. The following types of organizations are ineligible for Microsoft software donations:
    • Governmental organizations or agencies.
    • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and trade schools.
    • Healthcare organizations and networks, including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organizations, health research organizations, and laboratories.
    • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations; commerce and trade associations without charitable aims or activities that benefit nonmembers; sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances; fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments.
    • Refurbishers that will be installing the donated software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools. Please visit the Registered Refurbisher Program.
    • Nonpublic libraries, including private libraries, school libraries, specialty libraries, armed forces libraries, and libraries in government agencies.
  • Organizations that engage in discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training or services, promotion, termination, or retirement on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status, other than as allowed by law, are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Eligible organizations receive an allotment of Microsoft software donation requests that is reset every two years. An organization's two-year cycle begins with its first donation request after July 27, 2011. After two years, a new cycle begins, and a new allotment available. The organization does not need to request the full amount of its allotment. There is no limit to the number of separate requests the organization can make and no minimum quantity requirement.
  • During its two-year cycle, an organization can request products from up to 10 title groups. For title groups that contain applications that run on an individual computer (like a desktop or laptop PC), there is a 50-license maximum. For title groups that contain client access licenses or other licenses that provide for connection to or management of a server, there is also a 50-license maximum. For server products, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group. For further details, see Quantity and Frequency of Microsoft Requests on the Microsoft Donation Program — Eligibility and Allotments page.
  • Microsoft products may not be transferred between separate legal entities or resold. Additionally, Microsoft products may not be installed on computers that will be given to or sold to other organizations or individuals, even as part of a charitable program.
  • Donated product will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations and libraries only, not to individuals.