ArcGIS Desktop (featuring ArcGIS Pro) allows
you to analyze your data and author geographic knowledge to examine
relationships, test predictions, and ultimately make better
ArcGIS Desktop is available in three license levels: Basic, Standard, or Advanced. These license levels share the same core applications, user interface, and development environment. Each license level provides additional GIS functionality as you move from Basic to Standard to Advanced.
ArcGIS Desktop includes:
- ArcGIS Pro
- ArcMap, ArcCatalog
- ArcGIS Online Level 2 Named User account and 100 Service Credits
ArcGIS Server is software that makes your
geographic information available to others in your organization and
optionally anyone with an Internet connection. This is accomplished
through web services, which allow a powerful server computer to
receive and process requests for information sent by other
ArcGIS Server is the core server geographic information system (GIS) software made by Esri. ArcGIS Server is used for creating and managing GIS Web services, applications, and data. ArcGIS Server is typically deployed on-premises within the organization’s service-oriented architecture (SOA) or off-premises in a cloud computing environment.
ArcGIS Server services supply mapping and GIS capabilities via ArcGIS Online for Esri Web and client applications, such as ArcGIS Desktop, ArcLogistics, the ArcGIS.com Viewer, ArcGIS Explorer, ArcGIS Explorer Online, ArcGIS Viewer for Flex, ArcGIS Mapping for SharePoint, Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO), and applications built with ArcGIS for iOS or BAO for iOS. Numerous third-party applications are licensed to use ArcGIS Server services, as well.
ArcGIS Server extensions allow GIS functionality available within a subset of ArcGIS Desktop extensions to be deployed as Web Services. ArcGIS Server extensions include 3D, Spatial, Geostatistical, Network, Geoportal, Image, Data Interoperability, Workflow Manager, and Schematics.