Inside Office 2013 and Office 365 ProPlus

With the new features and improvements in Office 2013 and Office 365 ProPlus, you are better able to configure, validate, deploy, and protect your Office installations.


Editor's note: Deploy the new Office without giving up control

The new Office is Office 2013 (traditional .msi) and Office 365 ProPlus. Office 365 ProPlus and the Click-to-Run installation has the full application experiences, is fully-customizable, and available without a connection to the Internet. Office works like previous versions with support for Office add-ins, files, and all on-premises services for email and collaboration. This article describes what is different about the new Office 365 ProPlus. Microsoft Senior Product Manager Jeremy Chapman describes what is different about the new Office 365 ProPlus.


What's new for IT professionals in Office 2013

Office 2013 provides new features and improvements that help IT administrators configure, validate, deploy, and protect their Office installations. This article describes some changes in these areas.


Try the New Office

Download Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (.msi)

Office Professional Plus 2013 includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, and Lync. Installation and deployment videos, whitepapers, and library articles available now with your free evaluation. You can also download trial versions of these new Office products:


Office 2013 Resource Kit

Find information in the Office Resource Kit about new features and changes in deployment strategies for Office 2013.


Deployment options for Office 365 ProPlus

Find information about how to deploy Office 365 ProPlus from the Office 365 Portal or from an on-premises location.


Office Web Apps

Office Web Apps architecture and deployment have changed in this new release. Learn how Office Web Apps Server makes this possible.


New Guidance for IT

Office 2013 Compatibility Guide

Learn how to assess Office compatibility in your organization by using Telemetry Dashboard and the modern Office compatibility process.


Telemetry in Office 2013: A new way to assess Office Compatibility

This poster explains and illustrates what Office Telemetry is, what's monitored in Office 2013, and how telemetry data is collected. It also lists and describes all the components of Office Telemetry.


Deployment methods for Office 2013

Provides an overview of different methods of deploying Office 2013, such as Group Policy, network share, and virtualization technologies.


Ignite Labs: Guided Labs for the New Office

Ignite labs provide in-depth technical training for IT Professionals on the new Exchange, Lync, Office and Office 365. They feature new product capabilities and cover topics such as design, deployment and management of these technologies.


Volume activation of Office 2013

Contains articles that provide information about how to plan and deploy volume activation for Office 2013.

Discover the New Office for IT pros

Get the IT pro info you need to deploy and learn about Office, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, and more.


Office 365 in the real world

See how Microsoft’s cloud platform for collaboration, communication and productivity has been an immediate game-changer for organizations looking to expand beyond traditional work styles.