SharePoint 2010 Feature Comparison

It’s easier than ever to compare SharePoint Foundation 2010 with SharePoint Server 2010 with our feature comparison matrix. Foundation, Server Standard and Server Enterprise are broken into six pillars, with additional sections highlighting the features included in SharePoint 2010 for Developers and IT Pros.


SharePoint 2010
Foundation Server Std. Server Ent.
Community Capabilities
Blogs included included included
Discussion Forums included included included
Photos and Presence included included included
Wikis included included included
Ask Me About included included
Colleague Suggestions included included
Colleague and Membership included included
Enterprise Wikis included included
Keyword Suggestions included included
My Network included included
My Sites: People Profiles and Personal Sites included included
Note Board included included
Organization Browser included included
Ratings included included
Recent Activities included included
Social Bookmarks included included
Status Updates included included
Tag Clouds included included
Tag Profiles included included
Tags included included
Composites Capabilities
Business Connectivity Services: BDC Service included included included
Business Connectivity Services: External Data Column included included included
Business Connectivity Services: External Lists included included included
Business Connectivity Services: External Data Search included included
Business Connectivity Services: Profile Pages included included
Business Connectivity Services: Secure Store included included
Business Connectivity Services: External Data Web Parts included
Business Connectivity Services: Office Client Integration included
Browser-Based Customizations included included included
Sandboxed Solutions included included included
Workflows included included included
SharePoint Designer 2010: Customization included included included
SharePoint Designer 2010: Workflows included included
Access Services included
InfoPath Forms Services included
Content Capabilities
Microsoft® Office Integration included included included
Support for Accessibility Standard included included included
Compliance Everywhere included included
Document Sets included included
Metadata Driven Navigation included included
Multi-stage Disposition included included
Rich Media Management included included
Shared Content Types and the Managed Metadata Service included included
The Content Organizer included included
Unique Document IDs included included
Word Automation Services included included
Insights Capabilities
Business Data Web Parts included
Chart Web Parts included
Data Connection Library included
Excel Services included
Filter Framework included
PerformancePoint Services included
Status Indicators included
Visio Services included
Web Analytics Customization included
Search Capabilities
Site Search included included included
Best Bets included included
Common Connector Framework for Indexing and Federation included included
Duplicate Results Detection included included
Federated Search included included
Mobile Search Experience included included
People and Expertise Search included included
Performance: Sub-second query response time included included
Phonetics and Nickname Expansion included included
Query Suggestions and Related Queries included included
Recently Authored Content included included
Refinement Panel included included
Relevancy Tuning by Document or Site Performance included included
Scaling Documents included included
Search Scopes included included
SharePoint Desktop Search for Windows 7 included included
Social Behavior Improves Relevance included included
Social Tags included included
Sortable Search Results included included
Taxonomy and Term Store Integration included included
View in Browser included included
Advanced Content Processing included
Build Multiple Relevance Profiles included
Build Search-Powered Applications included
Deep Refinement with Exact Counts included
Rich Web Indexing Support included
Scale to 500,000,000+ documents included
Search in Context included
Similar Results included
Sorting on Custom Properties included
Thumbnails and Previews included
Visual Best Bets included
Sites Capabilities
Cross-Browser Support included included included
Fluent User Interface included included included
Mobile Connectivit included included included
Office Client Integration included included included
Web Parts included included included
SharePoint Workspace Integration included included included
Audience Targeting included included
Enterprise Management Operations included included
Audience Targeting included included
Scalability included included
Tagging included included
Video Support, REST and Silverlight included included
Developer Capabilities
Client Object Model included included included
Developer Dashboard included included included
Event Receivers included included included
Installs on Windows 7 included included included
BlLINQ for SharePoint included included included
Packaging Solutions included included included
REST and ATOM Data Feeds included included included
Ribbon and Dialog Framework included included included
Sandboxed Solutions included included included
SharePoint Lists included included included
SharePoint Service Architecture included included included
SharePoint Timer Jobs included included included
Silverlight Web Part included included included
Web Parts included included included
Workflow Models included included included
XSLT Views included included included
IT Pro Capabilities
Accessibility included included included
Claims-Based Authentication Support included included included
Configuration Wizards included included
Cross-Browser Support included included included
High-Availability Architecture included included included
Improved Backup and Restore included included included
Improved Governance included included included
Improved Setup and Configuration included included included
UC, OCS, Exchange Integration included included included
Accessibility included included included
Large List Scalability & Management included included included
Managed Accounts included included included
Multi-Lingual UI included included included
Multi-tenancy included included included
Patch Management included included included
Permissions Management included included included
Quota Templates included included included
Read-Only DB Support included included included
Remote SQL Blob Storage included included included
Resource Throttling included included included
Secure Store included included included
Service Application Platform included included included
SharePoint Health Analyzer included included included
SQL Server Integration included included included
Streamlined Central Administration included included included
Unattached Content Database Recovery included included included
Upgrade Improvements included included included
Usage Monitoring and Logging included included included
Visual Upgrade included included included
Windows PowerShell Support included included included