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virtual company

An organization that uses computer and telecommunications technologies to extend its capabilities by working routinely with employees or contractors located throughout the country or the world. Using e-mail, faxes, instant messaging, data and videoconferencing, it implies a high degree of telecommuting as well as using remote facilities.

The Extreme
The most extreme type of virtual company is one with only "virtual employees" and no central office. Everyone works from home, including top management. See virtual, pervasive computing, telecity and hoteling.
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