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back end

[′bak ‚end]
(mechanical engineering)

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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A new alert engine - This alerting tool monitors the CRM system as well as other back end systems and generates e-mail notifications instantly when certain conditions and business rules apply, such as when a contract is about to expire or a credit threshold is exceeded.
Trinity Partners, a leading provider of technology-enabled Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and IT delivery solutions to financial institutions, today announced they are providing strategic outsourcing, including back end credit and insurance functions to First Magnus' Lender Services Division.
The Company's license to Maisonette Group plc is a perpetual license and includes back end management of all order processing, site management and optimization, uploading of new data and products and online media management in English.
I was very pleased with BrowserMedia's ability to match a highly functional back end with an easy-to-use, customer focused interface," says People IQ CEO Mark Murphy.