Software Assurance (SA) is a simpler way of obtaining the latest and most innovative Microsoft products, replacing the complexity of one-time upgrades (VUP - Version Upgrade; PUP - Product Upgrade; CUP - Competitive Upgrade; LUP - Language Upgrade) and Upgrade Advantage (UA). With Software Assurance, you receive the right to run the current version of the product as well as any new versions released during the term of your coverage.
Office Standard Edition gives you familiar, easy-to-use document authoring, analysis, presentation, and communication applications that help you work smarter and faster.
Office Standard Edition Contains:
Improved document recovery features
Automatic file recovery in Office Standard Edition 2003 helps ensure you won’t need to retype a document if your computer fails.
Help eliminate file conversion tasks
Backward file compatibility ensures that your documents can be read and edited in Office 97, Office 2000, or Office XP.
Manage e-mail more effectively
The reading pane in Microsoft Outlook® 2003 makes e-mail messages easier to read. Quick Flags and Search Folders help you prioritize incoming e-mail messages.
Improved e-mail protection
Outlook 2003 junk e-mail filters identify unwanted messages and divert them to a special folder, which you can manage.
Collaborate using Windows® SharePoint™ Services
Coordinate project schedules and meetings more easily by using Meeting Workspaces. Use Document Workspaces to collaborate on and review documents.