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application service provider

(business, networking)
(ASP) A service (usually a business) that provides remote access to an application program across a network protocol, typically HTTP. A common example is a website that other websites use for accepting payment by credit card as part of their online ordering systems.

As this term is complex-sounding but vague, it is widely used by marketroids who want to avoid being specific and clear at all costs.
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PCS provides a unique hosted application service providing total integration from initial customer contact to posting the revenue from the sale," added Ehrlich.
Device (including data migration, training, project management) and Application Service Providing an HR system to modules / functionalities Payroll Service, Time Management, Travel Expenses, Digital Personnel File, application management, organizational management / job management, personnel evaluations, ESS / MSS portal, user management, production and logistics, including data center connectivity, hosting and optional Payroll BPO Services BPO Services and travel expenses.
com Alliance Partner - Service' and the partnership in Application Service Providing with the SAP AG.
Lufthansa Systems offers its codeshare management solution as an Application Service Providing (ASP) model, delivering 24/7 server operation and state-of-the-art infrastructure services.
With these highly secure and always available Internet Data Centres, Cybernet offers outsourcing of IT services, web management and application service providing, in addition to other services.
HyperDynamics is a provider of integrated information technology services and products such as its Hypersource(SM) IT outsourcing services, custom and vertically oriented Application Service Providing (ASP) such as the PrimeView Seismic Interpretation Application.
With these highly secure and always available Internet Data Centers Cybernet offers outsourcing of IT services, web management and application service providing, in addition to other services.
Following our merger with NDH IT-Service AG, this co-operation with Andate marks the second major milestone in the realization of our strategy of growth through Application Service Providing (ASP).

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