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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 definitions related to developing, deploying or selling applications and services on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used in the deployment of private and hybrid clouds. Other definitions are related to the software tools and strategies that IT departments use when partnering with Amazon and using AWS as a primary or secondary IT infrastructure.

  • Amazon Chime

    Amazon Chime is a real-time audio, video conferencing and collaboration service hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • AWS Shield

    AWS Shield is a security service that protects web applications hosted on the Amazon Web Services public cloud against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

  • AWS Batch

    AWS Batch is a service that enables IT professionals to schedule and execute batch processing jobs in the Amazon Web Services public cloud.

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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.

  • Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM)

    Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM), formerly called Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), is a free cloud service from Google that allows app developers to send notifications and messages to users across a variety of platforms, including Android, iOS and web applications.

  • AWS certification

    AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.

  • Google Cloud Key Management Service (KMS)

    Google Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) is a cloud service for managing encryption keys for other Google cloud services that enterprises can use to implement cryptographic functions.

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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.

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based business applications platform that combines components of customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP), along with productivity applications and artificial intelligence tools.

  • Microsoft Nano Server

    Microsoft Nano Server is a lightweight operating system based on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 that is tailored for use as an OS layer for virtualized container instances.

  • Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

    Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is Microsoft's optional cloud-based service that scans and filters email to protect subscribers from malware in attachments and hyperlinks to malicious websites.

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Open Source

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

  • Kubernetes scheduler

    Kubernetes scheduler is a part of the open source Kubernetes container orchestration platform that controls performance, capacity and availability through policies and topology awareness.

  • Kubernetes Pod

    Kubernetes Pods are the smallest deployable computing units in the open source Kubernetes container scheduling and orchestration environment.

  • Red Hat Atomic Host

    Red Hat Atomic Host is a variant of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux supported, open source operating system, designed to be a minimal OS with optimizations for container hosting.

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Oracle

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

  • Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN)

    Oracle PartnerNetwork, also known as OPN, is a channel partner program that provides resources and benefits for value-added resellers, independent software vendors and other businesses that want to collaborate with Oracle.

  • Oracle

    Oracle is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database.

  • SAP Leonardo

    SAP Leonardo is a collection of software and services that organizations can use to develop digital transformation applications.

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Salesforce

  • social CRM

    Social CRM, or social relationship management, is customer relationship management and engagement fostered by communication with customers through social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook.

  • Salesforce Solution Architect

    A Salesforce Solution Architect is someone who has been certified for demonstrating the capabilities to build and design solutions across Salesforce platforms.

  • customer journey map

    A customer journey map is a diagram or several diagrams that depict the stages customers go through when interacting with a company, from buying products online to accessing customer service on the phone to airing grievances on social media.

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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 HANA

    SAP HANA is an in-memory database and application development platform for processing high volumes of data in real time.

  • SAP Single Sign On

    SAP Single Sign On is a security product from SAP that allows users to have secure access to SAP and non-SAP applications with a single password.

  • SAP Production Planning

    SAP Production Planning is a component of the SAP ERP system known as ERP Central Component (ECC) that helps businesses plan the manufacturing, sale, and distribution of goods.

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VMware

This glossary contains definitions related to VMware virtualization technologies. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used in VMware product and service documentation. Other definitions are related to the strategies that network engineers use when implementing server virtualization, virtual server consolidation and virtual desktop centralization.

  • VMware UEM (User Environment Manager)

    VMware User Environment Manager is software that IT professionals can use to configure and deploy employees' desktop computer settings.

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

    VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification designed to demonstrate technical competency with VMware vSphere and related technologies.

  • VMware Workstation Pro

    VMware Workstation Pro is a 64-bit hosted hypervisor intended to implement virtualization on Microsoft Windows and Linux endpoint computers, such as desktop systems.

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

SearchSecurity

  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

    Cyberwarfare is computer- or network-based conflict involving politically motivated attacks by a nation-state on another ...

  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

SearchStorage

  • OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)

    OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) is open source software designed to create and manage a service that provides persistent data ...

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

SearchCloudStorage

  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • 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 ...

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