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.
AWS SDK for Go
The AWS SDK for Go is a collection of tools that helps a developer integrate applications built with the Go programming language into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.
Amazon Trust Services
Amazon Trust Services is a certificate authority created and operated by Amazon Web Services.
Amazon Device Messaging
Amazon Device Messaging (ADM) is an Amazon Developer Services tool that enables a developer to send push notifications to end user native devices that run a mobile application, such as a game or shopping platform.
This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.
Google Free Zone
Google Free Zone was an initiative created by Google that would allow Google members in certain parts of the world to access Gmail and other Google services for free.
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.
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 Office 365 admin roles
Microsoft Office 365 admin roles give users authorization to perform certain tasks in the Office 365 admin center. Only the global administrator can assign or modify an admin role, which grants the permissions required to control certain functions in Office 365.
Cortana, Microsoft's virtual assistant, debuted in Windows Phone 8.1 and is included in Windows 10. Users can schedule events, set reminders, plan navigation and more with Cortana.
Microsoft Windows Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)
The Microsoft Windows Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is a component in Microsoft Windows operating systems that takes unused network bandwidth to perform concurrent file transfers between machines.
This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.
Docker is an open source software platform to create, deploy and manage virtualized application containers on a common operating system (OS), with an ecosystem of allied tools.
Nagios is an open source monitoring system for computer systems. It was designed with core components to run on the Linux operating system and can monitor devices running Linux, Windows and Unix OSes.
KVM hypervisor is the virtualization layer in Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). A hypervisor is a program that allows multiple operating systems to share a single hardware host.
This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.
Oracle 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 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 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.
Salesforce DX is a Salesforce product in the App cloud that allows users to develop and manage Salesforce apps throughout the entire platform in a more direct and efficient way.
Cross-sell is a marketing term for the practice of suggesting related products or services to a customer who is considering buying something.
A sales funnel, also called a purchase funnel, is the visual representation of the customer journey, depicting the sales process from awareness to action.
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 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.
SAP Project System (PS)
SAP Project System is a module in the SAP ERP system that enables tightly controlled project management from planning to completion.
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 is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider for x86-compatible computers.
Cloud Foundry is an open source cloud platform as a service (PaaS) on which developers can build, deploy, run and scale applications on public and private cloud models.
VMware AirWatch is an enterprise mobility software provider based in Atlanta. AirWatch, a division of virtualization vendor VMware, provides technologies that help IT administrators deploy, secure and manage mobile devices, applications and data, as well as Windows 10 and Apple Mac computers.