Application Service Provider

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Application Service Provider

A company that sells a computer application to a customer and delivers it over a network. The ASP owns both the application and the servers on which it is written.
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Classification of ASPs by Applications and Services Provided 10
So far, there is no firmly established marketplace in which colleges and universities can review numerous institutions and vendors playing out an ASP relationship.
Although some ASPs have succumbed to over-optimistic market projections and poor management, the ASP industry in general, according to analysts, is still a healthy alternative.
The ASP needs to provide rapid implementation and scalability, with fast response time for dealing with technical problems.
They also recognize the reduced technology risk and long-term benefits of ADP's ASP solution," states Dan McCray, product marketing vice president of ASP.
The `return' in return on investment will mean something different to every company," said Meredith Whalen, VP of IDC's ASP and Internet Services research.
Working with a number of leading ASPs over the past year, our software-based IT monitoring solution provides ASPs and their customers with a reliable way to track real-time and historical information on faults, assets, performance and security across their entire IT environments.
Further, with ASP, the design elements of a Web page can be separated from the details of programming access to databases and applications.
Attendees will also hear first-hand from the winners of the 2nd Annual ASPire Awards, which will be chosen by an independent panel of industry experts from outside the ASP Industry Consortium and honored in a special surprise ceremony on October 15.
Instant ASP is being deployed by thousands of web sites in both enterprise and ISP environments, and Halcyon is committed to continuing to support and refine its features.
The ASPire Awards will be the centerpiece of the three-day conference, which will also feature keynote presentations from internationally renowned business leaders, a panel of CEOs from several successful ASPs sharing some of their strategies and a technology track to showcase the latest in ASP services.