What is the difference between exchange 2003 standard and enterprises.


What is the difference between exchange 2003 standard and enterprises.What are the features that mite differ.

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Farhan KaziSystems EngineerCommented:
Standard Edition
 - 16 GB database limit
 - One mailbox store
 - One public folder store
 - NEW: Server can act as a front-end (post-Beta 2)

Enterprise Edition
 - Clustering
 - Up to 20 databases per server
 - X.400 Connectors

Exchange 2003 Ent Edition supports up to four storage groups, with each storage group having up to five databases.
Exchange 2003 Std Edition supports only one storage group and that storage group can only contain two databases.

Exchange 2003 Ent Edition database size is limited only by hardware (with a maximum size of 16 terabytes).
Exchange 2003 Std Edition individual databases are limited to a maximum size of 16 gigabytes.

Exchange 2003 Ent Edition can be clustered on the Microsoft Cluster Server cluster service.
Exchange 2003 Std Edition clustering on Microsoft Cluster Server cluster service is not supported.

Hope this helps!
Farhan KaziSystems EngineerCommented:
bsharathAuthor Commented:
Thanks Farhan.Can any of these be used for a small network.
Farhan KaziSystems EngineerCommented:
Yes, but Exchange 2003 Std Edition is recommended for small / medium size organizations.
bsharathAuthor Commented:
Thanks Farhan

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