Depending on your business requirements, making a decision of whether you should host SharePoint on-premise or in the clouds can be tough. We found the Microsoft SharePoint® Online Standard Service Description document, detailed and helpful. Jump to Appendix B. for a feature comparison between Office SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online Standard and SharePoint Online Dedicated. Below is summary of Appendix B. from the May 19, 2009 version.
Break Out of Features by
- Collaboration Feature Comparison
- Portal Feature Comparison
- Content Management Feature Comparison
- Search Feature Comparison
- BI Feature Comparison
- Business Process and Forms Feature Comparison