Office 2007 Versions: Standard vs Professional Plus vs Enterprise

2007 Microsoft Office suites comparison white paper

With the 2007 Microsoft Office system, you and your organization can use the new set of powerful tools for creating, managing, analyzing, and sharing information to work more efficiently and effectively. The newly redesigned user interface simplifies the way the Microsoft Office applications work. And the new graphics capabilities help you easily create great-looking, high-impact documents.

This paper compares and contrasts the three volume licensing suites of the 2007 Microsoft Office system: Microsoft Office Standard 2007, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007, and Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007. Each suite provides the core Microsoft Office applications as well as features that support integrated content management, information rights and policy, and integrated electronic forms. The suites differ in the selection of included applications and the ways in which advanced features are implemented. This paper is intended to help organizations understand the applications and capabilities offered, and to identify the suite that best fits their needs.