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(1) (StereoLithography Apparatus) See 3D printing.

(2) (Service Level Agreement) A contract between the provider and the user that specifies the level of service expected during its term. SLAs are used by vendors and customers as well as internally by IT shops and their end users. They can specify bandwidth availability, response times for routine and ad hoc queries, response time for problem resolution (network down, machine failure, etc.) as well as attitudes and consideration of the technical staff.

SLAs can be very general or extremely detailed, including the steps taken in the event of a failure. For example, if the problem persists after 30 minutes, a supervisor is notified; after one hour, the account rep is contacted, etc.
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The Service Level Agreement has been updated in order to reflect the current practice of the Youth Commission in addition to its contribution to the Children and Young People's Plan.
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This interim court order states that the Department must remain with the status quo, meaning it should continue with the previous service providers who dont have any service level agreement with the Department as the previous agreement ended on 30 June 2017.
The key performance indicators (KPI) reportedly allow operators to measure and test network Quality of Service (QoS) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) delivery in the field and lab environments.
Control: Control centers on your visibility of service performance and trend analysis, as well as the service provider's assurance to deliver services against a Service Level Agreement (SLA).

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