Definition

apps-on-tap (applications on tap)

Part of the Software applications glossary:

Apps-on-tap (short for "applications on tap") is computer industry jargon for application program s or other services (Hewlett-Packard calls them e-services ) that are available online for businesses or consumers. ("On tap" is an idiomatic expression for "available.") The businesses that furnish apps-on-tap are called application service provider s. The use of apps-on-tap is a form of outsourcing .

This was last updated in January 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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