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 Enterprise Edition is designed for large organizations and allows up to 50 mailbox databases.
This donation provides one Enterprise Edition server license. Smaller organisations should consider Exchange Server 2013 Standard 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 Organisations
If you have network administration experience, you can use Exchange Server to:
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 CTX after requesting this product.
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Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.
• 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
• 4 GB or more RAM per server plus 5 MB of RAM recommended for each mailbox
• Hard disk:
o 1.2 GB free space on the hard disk where you install Exchange Server 2010
o 200 MB of free space on the system drive
o Additional 500 MB free space per language if installing language packs for Unified Messaging beyond those included in the default installation
o Disk partitions formatted for the NTFS file system, not the FAT file system
• DVD drive, local or network accessible
• 800x600-pixel (or higher) display
• Windows Server 2008 SP2 x64 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter; Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter; Enterprise or Datacenter editions of Windows Server 2008 are required for Mailbox Resiliency features
• For installing Exchange Server 2010 management tools: Windows Vista; Windows 7; Windows Server 2008
If the following required prerequisites are not already installed, the Exchange Server 2010 setup process prompts and provides links to the installation location:
• Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
• Windows PowerShell v2.0
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