Difference between Microsoft Exchange Server VS Microsoft Office Outlook.

Microsoft Exchange Server VS Microsoft Office Outlook.

  1. Bhawani Singh
    When it’s about the relation of Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office Outlook then the person who is not directly in touch with the IT field can get confused. To get rid of this confusion, you can go through the text below as almost everything about Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office Outlook is detailed here.

    Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office Outlook :

    In general, both these Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office Outlook work in combination. Combination means one works from the Server Side and the other one works at the Desktop or Client Side.

    The Microsoft Exchange :

    Microsoft Exchange Software works on the Server Side and thus its Receives & Stores the Emails. Exchange Servers have various useful features and functions for managing the users as well as their Email Accounts thus the big firms use Exchange Servers.

    The Microsoft Outlook :

    Microsoft Outlook works as the Desktop or Client Side Software. The Emails stores at the Microsoft Exchange Server can be easily retrieved by using the Microsoft Outlook Software. Microsoft Outlook uses Post Office Protocol (POP) for retrieving the Emails.

    List of Functions & Features Available with Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook :
    • Restriction on Some User's Particular Activities along with Full Admin Control on Email Accounts.
    • Microsoft offers Browser based Microsoft Outlook Version along with Microsoft Exchange.
    • Support and Customer Care Services from Microsoft are Easily Available via Internet.
    Lastly Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook are different software but are used in combination as both these are very useful for Email Handling.