Any undertaking or project, with the implication that it is of reasonable size and complexity.
The entire organization, including all of its subsidiaries. An enterprise implies a large corporation or government agency, but it may also refer to a company of any size with many systems and users to manage. It depends on context. A corner candy store is "someone's enterprise." The terms "enterprise," "company," "corporation" and "organization" are used synonymously.
When one hears about an "enterprise class device," it means high-end equipment typically designed for a business organization rather than the average consumer. See enterprise computing
, enterprise architecture
, enterprise networking
and enterprise systems management