Microsoft announced the availability of Office 2013 and related on-premise server products for business customers via volume licensing this week. Organizations can now buy Office 2013, Exchange Server 2013, Lync Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, Project 2013 and Visio 2013, according to the company. The products can be purchased through Microsoft’s partners or account representatives. General availability to the public is expected sometime in “the first quarter of 2013,” according to the announcement. Those wanting the new Office 365 cloud-based services will have to wait until “early next year,” Microsoft’s announcement indicated. Read the full article here.