A family of standards approved by the International Standards Organization (ISO) that define a quality assurance program. Companies that conform to these standards can receive ISO 9000 certification. This doesn’t necessarily mean that the company’s products have a high quality; only that the company follows well-defined procedures for ensuring quality products. Increasingly, software buyers are requiring ISO 9000 certification from their suppliers.
- ISO Image
ISO image is a term commonly associated with CD and DVD burning. An ISO image (or .ISO file) is a computer file that is an exact copy of an existing file system. An ISO can contain the entire contents of a CD-ROM disc or CD medium. ISO files are typically created through a software application […]
Short for Independent Software Vendor, a company that produces software.
Short for International Standard Works Code, an internationally recognized reference number for the identification of musical works. The code that is applied to a musical work is permanent and stays with the work even when it is transferred across national borders. An ISWC begins with the letter “T”, followed by a nine-digit unique number (from […]
Short for Interim Standard 95, IS-95 is a version of CDMA specified by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and is used by digital cellular networks in North America, Korea and Japan. It uses frequency ranges around 800MHz and 1900MHz and can be upgraded to the CDMA2000 standard. IS-95 is also called cdmaOne.
Intermediate System-Intermediate System is an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) hierarchical routing protocol where IS routers exchange routing information based on a single metric to determine network topology. IS-IS is often used in IP networks.