MS Project 2010 choosing right edition(SKU)


Project 2010 builds on the Project 2007 foundation and represents the next generation of the Microsoft Project family of products. It consists of Microsoft Project Standard 2010, Microsoft Project Professional 2010, and Microsoft Project Server 2010. Microsoft Project 2010 combines powerful business collaboration with advanced planning and execution capabilities to deliver flexible and easy to use work management solutions spanning simple tasks to complex projects and programs.

Microsoft Project Standard 2010 provides an intuitive and easier way to complete everyday projects and is targeted towards individual and freelance project managers.

Microsoft Project Professional 2010 provides an intuitive and easier way to complete everyday projects with sophisticated resource management, collaboration and planning capabilities and is targeted towards small to mid size teams and provides the SharePoint integrated mode for online PM activities.

Microsoft Project Server 2010 provides unified project and portfolio management capabilities to help ensure organizations select and deliver the right projects; gain greater visibility and control of resources, leading to improved productivity and business performance. This product is only available in 64 bit and requires SharePoint 2010 and thus makes a complete solution known as EPM (Enterprise Project Management) and as per its name it is targeted towards Enterprises engaged in Project & Portfolio Management.