application service provider


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application service provider

(business, networking)
(ASP) A service (usually a business) that provides remote access to an application program across a network protocol, typically HTTP. A common example is a website that other websites use for accepting payment by credit card as part of their online ordering systems.

As this term is complex-sounding but vague, it is widely used by marketroids who want to avoid being specific and clear at all costs.
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However, by using epixtech's application service provider, we were able to afford Horizon Sunrise, which was everything we wanted in a system.
Monitors and drives issue resolution with the Application Service Provider. Develops and maintains a strong relationship with the Application Service Provider.
Info2cell.com, the leading wireless application service provider in the MENA region, has announced that its coverage of the ongoing Euro 2008 through EtisalatCOs mobile portal Weyak has generated a huge response among sports enthusiasts in the UAE.
The product can be run as an intranet behind a firewall and within a corporate network or over the Internet via an Application Service Provider (ASP) model.
Pricing for WebSeries 3.0 begins at $36,000, and is also available as a hosted, application service provider (ASP)-based licensing model.
As an application service provider, Faith Online has constructed a software system allowing churches to build their own Web sites, with their own identity, but with all the users sharing the same code base and costs.
Under the agreement, American Community will use CSC's PowerSTEPP, a comprehensive health administration system, in an application service provider environment.
In a world where "single solution" is now a panacea-like catchphrase for so many campus technology ills, why would an institution of higher education opt for a multi-faceted, multi-vendor document imaging technology solution--and then decide to play value-added reseller and application service provider?
FAST Data Search 3.0 can be delivered as a software solution or via an application service provider (ASP) delivery model hosted by FAST or FAST partners.
Eric Seidel is chief executive officer of eAutoclaims.com, Oldsmar, Fla., an application service provider that offers auto claims processing applications as well as outsourced processing services.
Another option is to use an Application Service Provider (ASP) and outsource your entire information system to an outside third party.
Among the functions that are examined routinely is information technology (IT), and an increasingly popular cost-saving solution in this area has been the use of an application service provider (ASP).

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