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back end

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back end

The support components of an information system. It often refers to the database management system (DBMS), which is the storehouse of the data residing in a server. It may also refer to the software in a Web server or application server that performs the processing initiated by a person using a Web browser (client side). See DBMS, Web server and application server.
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As developers themselves, the founders of the company recognized that creating applications with a cloud backend was far too hard.
PlayFab's Marketplace and core backend services are available to game developers on all platforms, including mobile, tablet, PC, and console, with integration across Steam, Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Xbox, and PSN.
With this year's capital expenditures for the top four IC package subcontract assembly and test operations expected to be less than half the dollar value in 2008, many backend assembly equipment makers may face hard times over the next 18 months (Figure 1).
The best mechanism for this particular application may be IP Security (IPSee), which encrypts the data being sent between the client and the storage backend.
Now, any mobile developer can plug our proven, industrial strength mobile backend into their app.
iSCSI has also excelled as the backend storage for backup and archiving solutions.
The NW820, a backend solution for VGA dual mode cameras, provides innovative features such as a TV-out port and 30 fps operation at 640 x 480 (VGA) resolution over a standard USB connection when tethered to a PC.
With this latest release of Kony MobileFabric, developers can take advantage of new API Management, Mobile App Management (MAM), analytics and Application Performance Management (APM) services that have been added into this latest backend mobile infrastructure release.
io Backend becomes the first enterprise mBaaS to offer full support for cross-platform realtime integration.
The main goal in the backend is to protect the data from intrusion or damage.
Enterprises Now Calling for Mobile Backend-as-a-Service to Securely and Rapidly Mobilize and Manage Data from Backend Systems
para]]DALLAS, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "Global Backend as a service (BaaS or MBaaS) Market 2015-2019" research report says one key trend emerging in this market is the adoption of BYOD.