back office(redirected from Microsoft BackOffice)
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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.