horizontal application

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horizontal application

An application program common to different business processes, e.g. office automation.

Compare vertical application.
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These challenges require a different approach - a new model for horizontal software development.
Also, the company said that this financing strengthens the shift towards the service business and grow its property portfolio and formalise its pursuit of proprietary horizontal Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.
From the Gartner report: "The ongoing current evolution toward digital infrastructure operations paves the way to the next big evolution in the industry: a fully automated, highly configurable, self-orchestrating horizontal software layer that supports hybrid physical and virtual resources.
French Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud human capital management solutions provider Horizontal Software SAS said it had taken over domestic workforce management software firm Equitime SA for an undisclosed sum.
Twenty three percent of IT budgets in Asia Pacific are allocated to enterprise software initiatives, with 35 percent of budgets for new software licenses allocated to horizontal software. 83 percent of respondents are planning to spend on office and productivity software and 63 percent on CRM applications.
Content management systems are horizontal software applications that are necessary for any process that handles, stores, or exchanges information.
The AppConnect service is designed for companies requiring access to horizontal software packages such as customer relationship management, accounting, billing or enterprise resource planning applications.
This is expected to accelerate its real property and speciality financing products and its planned shift towards service businesses that use proprietary horizontal Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms.
31 January 2014 - French Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)/cloud human capital management solutions provider Horizontal Software SAS said it had taken over domestic workforce management software firm Equitime SA for an undisclosed sum.