In information technology, accounting is the process of keeping track of a user’s activity while accessing a network’s resources, including the amount of time spent in the network, the services accessed while there and the amount of data transferred during the session. Accounting data is used for trend analysis, capacity planning, billing, auditing and cost allocation.
- Accounting Software
A class of computer software, or program that helps accounting professionals mange accounts and perform accounting operations. The simplest accounting programs, sometimes called personal finance managers, are single-entry systems that automate tasks such as check writing and record keeping.
In channel partner terminology, accrual is a financial stipend that is provided to the sales channel by the vendor or manufacturer. The accrual amount is a usually a percentage of the invoiced price of items sold to the channel partner over a set period of time (e.g. a percentage of the previous six month’s sales).
- achromatic lens
In digital photography, achromatic is the term used to describe a camera lens system that is corrected for chromatic aberration, a defect in some optical lens systems that adds false color to images. Chromatic aberration is corrected by the achromatic lens as it brings two colors to the same focus. See chromatic aberration.
- Active Directory Service Interfaces
Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) enable systems administrators and developers of scripts or C/C++ applications to easily query for and manipulate directory service objects. Active Directory Service Interfaces abstract the capabilities of different directory services from different network vendors to present a single set of directory service interfaces for managing network resources. Administrators and developers […]
- acquiring bank
In electronic commerce, the acquiring bank is the financial institution that enters an electronic transaction into the collection stream. This is usually the bank used by the merchant for their business account.