Exchange Server Comparison to Earlier Versions
The table below includes detailed information about differences in licensing Exchange Server 2010 compared with Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007.
Apart from new functions, there are sever
Apart from new functions, there are several major changes for licensing Exchange 2010 compared to earlier versions:
- The Exchange 2003 license was sold with just one CAL, while the Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 licenses are sold with both Standard and Enterprise CALs.
- The Exchange 2003 CAL included rights to the Outlook client. In Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010, the Outlook client license must be purchased separately.
- Features for managing e-mail retention have evolved from Mailbox Manager in Exchange 2003 to Managed Folders in Exchange 2007 to Retention Policies in Exchange 2010.
- Advanced Exchange ActiveSync mobile policies were introduced in the Exchange 2007 Enterprise CAL at SP1.
- Unified Messaging, Managed Folders, and Per-user/Per-distribution list Journaling were introduced in the Exchange 2007 Enterprise CAL.