Office Compare suites available through volume licensing
If you need to purchase five or more licenses, Microsoft Office offers two suites that are available through volume licensing—Office Professional Plus 2013 and Office Standard 2013. If you need fewer than five licenses, see the comparison for other Office suites.
The following table illustrates the different applications in the two suites and their enterprise value. The suites also differ in the level of integration with related business productivity servers.
|Office Professional Plus 2013
| Word 2013
Transform your ideas into professional-looking documents.
| Excel 2013
Achieve valuable insights with powerful analysis tools.
| PowerPoint 2013
Turn your ideas into impactful presentations.
| OneNote 2013
Collect your information in one easy-to-find place.
| Outlook 2013 with Business Contact Manager
All of the benefits of Outlook 2013, plus powerful customer and contact management.
|Publisher 2013Create professional-quality publications and marketing materials.
|Office Web Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)
| Access 2013
Track and report important information with easy-to-use database tools.
|InfoPath 2013Quickly collect the information your business needs with easy-to-create forms.
Be more productive by communicating and collaborating easily with others in different locations.
|Compliance and archiving1
With Team Mailbox, users can: share mail and docs directly to a folder; inform or block email with sensitive information; encrypt email inside and outside of your organization. Archive recorded meetings, including IM conversations.
Explore different views of data with a click. Conduct a cross-tab analysis of large datasets for a 360° view. Predict trends by quickly charting historical trends. Scan spreadsheets for errors, hidden info, broken links, and inconsistencies. View audit trail of changes in spreadsheet.
Put a Lync call on hold and continue another conversation. Support for call center type of usage (group of phones rings when a single number is dialed); ability to trace malicious calls. Enable/disable ability to record Lync meetings.
Information rights management and policy capabilities1
Safeguard digital information from unauthorized use through integration with Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) for Windows Server.
|Contextual access to business and social networking1
Get a people-centric view of your company and connect to popular social networking sites to get news from customers, prospects, and partners.
|Integrated enterprise content management1
Provide secure access to business information through operability with SharePoint.
|Publish data insights1
Publish worksheets with strong fidelity to the web, and create web databases.
Unified instant messaging, presence, and voice1
Easily communicate with others in different locations or time zones using familiar Office tools and Lync.
|Managed email folders and retention policy1
Use a variety of tools and features that improve your organization’s ability to maintain compliance with document retention policies—from accessible document creation to email retention.
|Integrated electronic forms1
Extend InfoPath forms to Internet browsers and mobile devices for use in SharePoint-enabled business workflows and other areas.
The suites provide different levels of integration with business productivity servers. Contact a Microsoft Certified Partner to find the best solution for your needs.