Software Assurance (SA) is a simpler way of obtaining the latest and most innovative Microsoft products, replacing the complexity of one-time upgrades (VUP - Version Upgrade; PUP - Product Upgrade; CUP - Competitive Upgrade; LUP - Language Upgrade) and Upgrade Advantage (UA). With Software Assurance, you receive the right to run the current version of the product as well as any new versions released during the term of your coverage.
Microsoft Exchange Server is designed to meet the messaging and collaboration needs of small and medium corporations. Together with its client software, Microsoft Outlook, Exchange provides a highly reliable, scalable, and easy to manage messaging and collaboration infrastructure.
Exchange Server delivers enhanced reliability, scalability, and performance with lower cost of ownership, which is derived through unified management of messaging, collaboration and network resources. Exchange supports a wide range of collaborative activities, including group scheduling capabilities, discussion groups, and team folders. With built-in content indexing and search, users can find and share information quickly. Exchange combines powerful workflow tools with Web standards like Extensible Markup Language (XML) and HTTP, resulting in a platform for high-performance Web applications such as knowledge management and e-commerce. With features such as Instant Messaging and real-time data and video conferencing, Exchange enables access to the people and information you want, anytime and from anywhere.