Project Server 2013 is project management software that runs on Windows Server. It enables medium-sized and large organizations to better manage projects and project portfolios. Project Server 2013 is accessed through its clients: Project Professional and Project Web App. This product includes a server license. In addition, each user or device that accesses Project Server must have a client access license (CAL).
See a summary of Volume Licensing Product Use Rights for specific licensing details.
Benefits for Organizations
If you have network administration experience, you can use Project Server to:
Effectively analyze and report on both projects and programs
Collaborate on project management across the entire enterprise
Enterprise project management: You can integrate this product with Project Professional 2013 and Project Web App to give users control across all types of work and allow them to visualize performance through dashboards.Portfolio management: You can identify, select, manage, and deliver portfolios of projects, programs, and software applications that align with your strategy.Demand management: The demand management module collects project ideas and proposals. You can manage the proposals with triage and selection workflow and then execute and track the selected projects.Mobile access: A web-based mobile site enables team members and project managers to view project status at a glance on a mobile device. Supported phones are Windows Phone 7.5, iPhone, and Android
Obtaining This Product
Installing this product requires installation media and a license key. The license key allows you to use the installation media to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for.
Expect three emails:
1. When your donation request has been approved, TechSoup Nederland 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 Nederland will send an email with information about managing your donation at the VLSC. If you are new to the VLSC, you should wait for this email before you register there.
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.
The recommended hardware requirements depend on such usage variables as the number of projects, tasks, and users and the average tasks per project. See the full list of system requirements.
Windows Server 2012 Standard, Database; Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter
SharePoint Server 2013
SQL Server 2012; SQL Server 2008 R2 with SP1
For the software requirements for specific Project Server 2013 features see the full list of system requirements
For Project Web App — Internet Explorer 8/9/10
For Project Professional client connectivity — Project Professional 2013