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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 Web Services (AWS)

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 Connect

    Amazon Connect is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud customer contact center service.

  • S3 Intelligent-Tiering

    S3 Intelligent-Tiering is an Amazon S3 storage class that analyzes an AWS user's stored data and automatically moves it between storage tiers based on usage frequency.

  • Firecracker

    Firecracker is a light-weight virtualization technology open sourced by Amazon Web Services.

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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 Play (Android Market)

    Google Play, formerly known as Android Market, is the official distribution storefront for Android applications and other digital media, such a music, movies and books, from Google.

  • Google Cloud Functions

    Google Cloud Functions is a serverless, event-driven computing service within Google Cloud Platform.

  • Google Play Protect

    Google Play Protect is a malware protection and detection service built into Android devices that use Google Mobile Services.

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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.

  • data discovery platform

    A data discovery platform is a complete set of tools for the purpose of detecting patterns, and those outlier results outside of patterns, in data.

  • Windows Autopilot

    Windows Autopilot is a desktop provisioning tool native to Windows 10 that allows IT professionals to automate image deployment of new desktops with preset configurations.

  • System Insights

    System Insights is a feature that debuted in Windows Server 2019 that processes data and uses predictive analytics to warn administrators of potential issues with Windows Server deployments.

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Open Source

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

  • L3 Harris Technologies

    L3 Harris Technologies is a military technology company. The merger of L3 and Harris Technology is expected to make L3 Harris Technologies the seventh largest defense contractor in the world,

  • Red Hat

    Red Hat is a leading software company in the business of assembling open source components for the Linux operating system and related programs into a distribution package that can easily be ordered and implemented.

  • MySQL

    MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) based on SQL (Structured Query Language).

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Oracle

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

  • Oracle Cloud

    Oracle Cloud is the database company’s public cloud service offering. Oracle has positioned and tailored its cloud services as the best option to run Oracle databases.

  • Oracle NoSQL Database

    The Oracle NoSQL Database is a nonrelational, horizontally scalable key-value database, with multiple higher-level data abstractions that support data management as binary key-value pairs, JSON objects, and SQL-like tables.

  • PeopleSoft

    PeopleSoft is an e-business software product line owned by Oracle.

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Salesforce

  • Salesforce Einstein Bot

    Salesforce Einstein Bot is a natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) chatbot developed with Salesforce Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

  • Salesforce Customer 360

    Salesforce Customer 360 is a cross-cloud customer data platform used to improve the consistency and collaboration among B2C marketing, commerce and service applications.

  • Einstein Voice

    Einstein Voice is a voice user interface (VUI) that uses natural language processing (NLP), voice recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) to translate and perform basic administrative tasks for Salesforce customers.

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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 Analytics Cloud

    SAP Analytics Cloud (or SAP Cloud for Analytics) is a software as a service (SaaS) business intelligence (BI) platform designed by SAP. Analytics Cloud is made specifically with the intent of providing all analytics capabilities to all users in one product.

  • Sapphire Now (SAP User Conference)

    SAP Sapphire Now is an annual conference for users and partners of SAP, the global business systems software company.

  • SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment

    SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment is a software platform that allows SAP developers to use the ABAP language in cloud environments.

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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 Partner Network

    The VMware Partner Network is a global channel partner program with benefits and support to provide VMware's virtualization and cloud technology.

  • VMware ESXi

    VMware ESXi is an operating system-independent hypervisor based on the VMkernel operating system that interfaces with agents that run on top of it. ESXi stands for Elastic Sky X Integrated.

  • VMware vRealize Log Insight (formerly vCenter Log Insight)

    VRealize Log Insight is a log collection and analytics virtual appliance that enables administrators to collect, view, manage and analyze syslog data.

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

SearchSecurity

  • orphan account

    An orphan account, also referred to as an orphaned account, is a user account that can provide access to corporate systems, ...

  • voice squatting (skill squatting)

    Voice squatting is an attack vector for voice user interfaces (VUIs) that exploits homonyms (words that sound the same but are ...

  • WPA3

    WPA3, also known as Wi-Fi Protected Access 3, is the third version of the security certification program developed by the Wi-Fi ...

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  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...

  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

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

  • warm site

    A warm site is a type of facility an organization uses to recover its technology infrastructure when its primary data center goes...

SearchStorage

  • cache memory

    Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is high-speed static random access memory (SRAM) that a computer microprocessor can access ...

  • disk array

    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

  • enterprise storage

    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

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