SharePoint 2010 Feature Comparison (SharePoint Foundation 2010 Vs SharePoint 2010 Standard/Enterprise)

The Communicator Exclusive: Comparison of All SharePoint 2010 Features



Server Std.

Server Ent.


Discussion Forums

Photos and Presence


Ask Me About

Colleague Suggestions

Colleagues and Membership

Enterprise Wikis

Keyword Suggestions

My Network

My Sites: People Profiles and Personal Sites

Note Board

Organization Browser


Recent Activities

Social Bookmarks

Status Updates

Tag Clouds

Tag Profiles




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Server Ent.

Business Connectivity Services: BDC Service

Business Connectivity Services: External Data Column

Business Connectivity Services: External Lists

Business Connectivity Services: External Data Search

Business Connectivity Services: Profile Pages

Business Connectivity Services: Secure Store

Business Connectivity Services: External Data Web Parts

Business Connectivity Services: Office Client Integration

Browser-Based Customizations

Sandboxed Solutions


SharePoint Designer 2010: Customization

SharePoint Designer 2010: Workflows

Access Services

InfoPath Forms Services



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Server Ent.

Microsoft Office Integration

Support for Accessibility Standards

Compliance Everywhere

Document Sets

Metadata Driven Navigation

Multi-stage Disposition

Rich Media Management

Shared Content Types and the Managed Metadata Service

The Content Organizer

Unique Document IDs

Word Automation Services



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Server Ent.

Business Data Web Parts

Chart Web Parts

Data Connection Library

Excel Services

Filter Framework

PerformancePoint Services

Status Indicators

Visio Services

Web Analytics Customization



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Server Ent.

Site Search

Best Bets

Common Connector Framework for Indexing and Federation

Duplicate Results Detection

Federated Search

Mobile Search Experience

People & Expertise Search

Performance: Sub-second query response time

Phonetics & Nickname Expansion

Query Suggestions & Related Queries

Recently Authored Content

Refinement Panel

Relevancy Tuning by Document or Site Promotions

Scale up to 100,000,000 documents via improved topology architecture

Search Scopes

SharePoint Desktop Search for Windows 7

Social Behavior Improves Relevance

Social Tags

Sortable Search Results

Taxonomy and Term Store Integration

View in Browser

Advanced Content Processing

Build Multiple Relevance Profiles

Build Search-Powered Applications

Deep Refinement with Exact Counts

Rich Web Indexing Support

Scale to 500,000,000+ documents

Search in Context

Similar Results

Sorting on Custom Properties

Thumbnails and Previews

Visual Best Bets



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Server Ent.

Audience Targeting

Cross-Browser Support

Fluent User Interface

Mobile Connectivity

Office Client Integration

OOB Web Parts

SharePoint Workspace Integration

Enterprise Management Operations



Video Support, REST and Silverlight



Server Std.

Server Ent.

Client Object Model

Developer Dashboard

Event Receivers

Installs on Windows 7

LINQ for SharePoint

Packaging Solutions

REST and ATOM Data Feeds

Ribbon and Dialog Framework

Sandboxed Solutions

SharePoint Lists

SharePoint Service Architecture

SharePoint Timer Jobs

Silverlight Web Part

Web Parts

Workflow Models

XSLT Views



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Server Ent.


Claims-Based Authentication Support

Confiugration Wizards

Cross-Browser Support

High-Availability Architecture

Improved Backup and Restore

Improved Governance

Improved Setup and Configuration

UC, OCS, Exchange Integration

Large List Scalability & Management

Managed Accounts

Multi-Lingual UI


Patch Management

Permissions Management

Quota Templates

Read-Only DB Support

Remote SQL Blob Storage

Resource Throttling

Secure Store

Service Application Platform

SharePoint Health Analyzer

SQL Server Integration

Streamlined Central Administration

Unattached Content Database Recovery

Upgrade Improvements

Usage Monitoring and Logging

Visual Upgrade

Windows PowerShell Support