Comparison of Project Server 2013 to the Earlier Version

Microsoft Project Server 2013 was released in 2012 and is no longer up to date. Support for this version expired in October 2015. Extended Support expired in October 2020.

The eighth generation of the Project Server is now available: Project Server Subscription Edition.

If you are interested in the cloud version, there is more information about Project Online here.

Microsoft Project Server 2013 – New Features Compared to 2010

  • New, modern user interface
  • Professional graphic reports for visualizing project data in Project Professional
  • Cumulative fields and burn-down reports for agile Project Management
  • Task path feature, e.g. to highlight the link chain for any task and recognize driving and driven tasks
  • Skype integration for direct communication with team members in different ways like chat, VoIP or email
  • Customizable process workflows

Why Consider Changing to Newer Version of Project Server?

The current version is called Microsoft Project Server Subscription Edition. If you are still working with an earlier version of Project Server, you should know the end dates for mainstream support and the chargeable extended support of your versions. The deadlines are:

  • Project Server 2010: expired since October 2015 (Extended Support until October 2020)
  • Project Server 2013: expired since April 2018 (Extended Support until April 2023)
  • Project Server 2016: July 2021 (Extended Support until July 2026)
  • Project Server 2019: January 2024 (Extended Support until July 2026)

> Find more detail on the support dates here.

If your IT department makes a point of using only products for which support is still provided, you should consider changing even to the most recent version of Project Server.