Salesforce oﬀers Essentials edition for small businesses, Professional edition for any mid-sized company, and Enterprise edition for large companies with complex business processes. There are also Lightning Professional, Lightning Enterprise, and Lightning Unlimited editions. (Lightning services have a diﬀerent user experience than the classic versions but oﬀer the same functionality with a few new productivity tools).
Salesforce Essentials: a stripped-down version of the program that targets small businesses. With Essentials, SMB’s can leverage the power of Salesforce with easy-to-manage and deploy service apps.
Lightning Professional: a basic, out-of-the-box Salesforce suite with limited functionality, positioned as one of the low-cost packages in Salesforce’s pricing structure. It is a suitable solution for midsize organizations with limited product/service oﬀerings and one sales force.
Lightning Enterprise: this version meets the requirements of complicated enterprises with large-scale projects. It has full customization and flexibility with options for sales, executives, and marketers.
Lightning Unlimited: this edition is suitable for large corporations or those who require many custom applications. If you need maximum functionality, customization, and support, Unlimited is exactly what you need. Compared to the Enterprise version, Unlimited provides more freedom to innovate.