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back office

a. the administrative and support staff of a financial institution or other business
b. (as modifier): back-office operations

back office

(1) Systems that do not deal directly with the customer, such as inventory management and accounts payable. Contrast with front office. See back office application.

(2) (BackOffice) An earlier suite of network server software products from Microsoft that was licensed as a bundle. It was discontinued in 2001, but some of the underlying products remained. BackOffice included Windows NT Server, SQL Server, Systems Management Server (SMS), SNA Server and Mail Server.
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If you are interested in additional information on Microsoft BackOffice family of products, please visit the Microsoft BackOffice Web page at http://backoffice.
NEC will work with Japanese-based application developers to test and enhance their applications for closer integration with Microsoft BackOffice 4.
for Windows NT and Microsoft BackOffice environments, the NetIQ
By specifically designing this product for Microsoft BackOffice, Synon will help developers deliver applications more quickly and easily with performance well-tuned for the Windows NT environment.
Our customers are telling us that one of the advantages of Microsoft BackOffice is the integration, and they want to see that carried over into third-party products as well," said Bob Muglia, vice president of development for Windows NT(TM) and Microsoft BackOffice at Microsoft, whose team developed the logo program.
Microsoft BackOffice Server, the integrated server suite optimized for Microsoft Windows NT Server, simplifies the development, management, and deployment of powerful solutions for departments, branch offices, and mid-sized organizations.
Windows(R), Office and Microsoft BackOffice offer customers one
With Level 3 we're extending the Developer Network model to client- server development using Microsoft BackOffice," said John Rae-Grant, business unit manager of the Microsoft Developer Network.
The InternetPBX is also the first communications server that was tested by Microsoft on Windows 2000 Server Beta last March and has received the certified Designed for Microsoft BackOffice Logo.
June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Equipment Corporation (NYSE: DEC) today announced the signing of an OEM agreement with Microsoft Corporation that enables Digital to offer the Microsoft BackOffice family of server products on Digital AlphaServer systems and Intel based Digital Prioris PC servers.
We see the SQL Server option as a natural step in our Microsoft BackOffice strategy.

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