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Business Software

Search or browse for definitions related to the procurement, implementation and management of line of business software applications that are vital to running an enterprise.

Amazon Cloud Services

This glossary contains terms related to developing, deploying or selling applications and services on the AWS platform.

  • Google Cloud Storage Coldline

    Google Cloud Storage Coldline is a public cloud cold storage service from Google intended for archiving and disaster recovery.

  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)

    Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) tool for big data processing and analysis.

  • AWS Marketplace

    The AWS Marketplace is an online store managed by Amazon Web Services that allows a company to buy and sell software for deployment and development on the AWS platform.

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Google - Android

This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.

  • Google Stackdriver

    Google Stackdriver is a tool that provides application and virtual machine monitoring services for Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.

  • Google+ (Google Plus)

    Google+ (pronounced Google plus) is Google's social networking platform.

  • Google Play services

    The Google Play services app runs in the background on Android devices and gives apps access to core functionalities such as authentication services; it should not be disabled.

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Microsoft - Windows

This glossary contains terms related to Microsoft software for operating systems, e-mail, collaboration, backup and recovery, server hardware, storage management, infrastructure security and server virtualization.

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Open Source

This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.

  • Puppet (Puppet Labs)

    Puppet is an open source systems management tool for centralizing and automating configuration management. Administrators can encode the configuration of a service as a policy, which Puppet then monitors and enforces.

  • Linux operating system

    Linux is a Unix-like, open source and community-developed operating system for computers, servers, mainframes, mobile devices and embedded devices.

  • Hadoop

    Hadoop is a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets in a distributed computing environment. It is part of the Apache project sponsored by the Apache Software Foundation.

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Oracle

This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.

  • Oracle Commerce Platform

    Oracle Commerce Platform is omnichannel technology that integrates customer data into a 360-degree customer view. Find out more in this definition.

  • Oracle Corp.

    Oracle Corp. is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market, offering a wide variety of software and hardware technologies for use in corporate applications.

  • Oracle E-Business Suite

    Oracle E-Business Suite is a set of applications for managing business operations, including customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning and supply chain management processes.

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Salesforce

  • sales funnel

    A sales funnel, also called a purchase funnel, is the visual representation of the customer journey, depicting the sales process from awareness to action.

  • viral marketing

    Viral marketing is any marketing technique that induces websites or users to pass on a marketing message to other sites or users, creating a potentially exponential growth in the message's visibility and effect.

  • Salesforce.com

    Salesforce.com is a cloud computing and social enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider based in San Francisco. It was founded in March 1999, in part by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff.

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SAP

This glossary contains terms related to the SAP R/3 system and SAP cloud services. It also contains terms related to SAP software for finance and asset management, cost accounting, production and operations management, as well as business software for vertical industries that require applications to manage such things as supply chain, manufacturing workflows and personnel.

  • SAP

    SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.

  • SAP Beyond CRM

    SAP Beyond CRM connects a customer's interactions and data, regardless of where transactions take place.

  • SAP SQL Anywhere

    SAP SQL Anywhere is an embedded RDBMS that makes it possible to develop applications that integrate IoT data with business data and can run outside of traditional data centers.

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VMware

This glossary contains terms related to VMware virtualization technologies for server consolidation, disaster recovery, lab and test, desktop centralization or other production usage.

  • VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager

    VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager uses a network extension to allow users to manage both on and off-premises from a single interface.

  • Microsoft Azure VM Scale Sets

    A Microsoft Azure VM Scale Set is a group of individual virtual machines (VMs) within the Microsoft Azure public cloud that IT administrators can configure and manage as a single unit. They are best suited for large-scale computing services, such as big data processing.

  • VMware vRealize Automation (VMware vCloud Automation Center, vCAC)

    VMware vRealize Automation, formerly called vCloud Automation Center, is a software product for unified cloud management. vRealize Automation provides administrators with the ability to provision and configure storage, network and compute resources across multiple private and hybrid cloud platforms.

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SearchCompliance

  • PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board)

    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a Congressionally-established nonprofit that assesses audits of public ...

  • cyborg anthropologist

    A cyborg anthropologist is an individual who studies the interaction between humans and technology, observing how technology can ...

  • RegTech

    RegTech, or regulatory technology, is a term used to describe technology that is used to help streamline the process of ...

SearchSecurity

  • email spam

    Email spam, or junk email, is unsolicited bulk messages sent through email with commercial, fraudulent or malicious intent.

  • distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

    A distributed denial-of-service attack occurs when an attack originates from multiple computers or devices, usually from multiple...

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of identifying applications that have been deemed safe for execution and restricting all...

SearchHealthIT

  • athenahealth Inc.

    Based in Watertown, Mass., athenahealth Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud-based EHRs for small to medium-sized physician ...

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare)

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is legislation passed in 2010 that changed how uninsured Americans enroll in and receive healthcare...

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule

    The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, commonly known as the HIPAA Privacy Rule, establishes ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

  • data recovery

    Data recovery restores data that has been lost, accidentally deleted, corrupted or made inaccessible. Learn how data recovery ...

  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A company's disaster recovery policy is enhanced with a documented DR plan that formulates strategies, and outlines preparation ...

SearchStorage

  • yottabyte (YB)

    A yottabyte is a measure of theoretical storage capacity and is 2 to the 80th power bytes, or, in decimal, approximately 1,000 ...

  • Kilo, mega, giga, tera, peta, exa, zetta and all that

    Kilo, mega, giga, tera, peta, exa, zetta are among the list of prefixes used to denote the quantity of something, such as a byte ...

  • brontobyte

    A brontobyte is a measure of memory or data storage that is equal to 10 to the 27th power of bytes.

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so ...

  • NVDIMM (Non-Volatile Dual In-line Memory Module)

    An NVDIMM (non-volatile dual in-line memory module) is hybrid computer memory that retains data during a service outage.

SearchCloudStorage

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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