The term used to describe the group of applications that are used and maintained by an enterprise.
- application proxy
See application gateway.
- Application Server
Also called an appserver, an application server is a program that handles all application operations between users and an organization’s backend business applications or databases. An application server is typically used for complex transaction-based applications. To support high-end needs, an application server has to have built-in redundancy, monitor for high-availability, high-performance distributed application services and […]
- Application Service Provider
Abbreviated as ASP, a third-party entity that manages and distributes software-based services and solutions to customers across a wide area network from a central data center. In essence, ASPs are a way for companies to outsource some or almost all aspects of their information technology needs. They may be commercial ventures that cater to customers, […]
- application services
Another name for Web services.
- application sharing
A feature of many videoconferencing applications that enables the conference participants to simultaneously run the same application. The application itself resides on only one of the machines connected to the conference.