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Provision

Used in accounting as a charge for an estimated expense or loss.

provision

the sums charged in DOUBLE ENTRY ACCOUNTS against a firm's PROFITS in anticipation of costs which are likely to arise in the future. The most common general provision made by firms is the provision for DOUBTFUL DEBTS which is established in anticipation of some customers not paying what they owe. In addition, a firm may make a specific provision against, say, a damages claim which is presently not yet settled. Provisions are aimed at trying to ensure that profits are not overstated by making sure that all a firm's costs are charged, even those whose precise amount is not yet certain. See REVALUATION PROVISION, DEFERRED TAX.
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The last machine was running a demonstration application that combined Precise's application performance-monitoring software with and Jareva's Opforce server provisioning product.
LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning automates Windows and Linux server provisioning and PC deployments, while LinMin Bare Metal Imaging enables Disaster Recovery and system cloning of servers, blades, PCs, appliances and virtual machines.
Combining server provisioning (remote, unattended operating system installation) and disk imaging in a single product makes LinMin an indispensable solution in deploying, repurposing and recovering the commodity hardware infrastructure layer used in hosting, corporate, cloud and other data center environments.
These new features are designed to make the most of XenApp implementations by offering superior capacity planning, server provisioning and application management tools, all while providing users with a seamless experience anytime, from anywhere, with any device.
Most notably, it made the organization more scalable and flexible by reducing server provisioning time, allowing Nationwide Services to be much more responsive to the needs of the business.
CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SingleHop, a Chicago managed hosting provider, today announced the addition of Advanced Automatic Server Provisioning (AASP) functionality to LEAP, their revolutionary webtop management portal.
Automated Server Provisioning for physical and virtual Linux, Windows and Solaris environments.
The need for faster server provisioning and server virtualization, redesign considerations for future data center needs, and file data management followed closely behind.
We're pleased to be working with Stratavia to find innovative solutions for automating our critical IT processes, such as server provisioning and database administration.
com/ ), the leading provider of database automation software and solutions, today announced that its Chief Scientist, Matthew Zito, will speak at Interop Las Vegas 2006 Data Center Summit as part of a panel discussion entitled "Automatic Server Provisioning and On-Demand Computing".
3Leaf V-8000's new PowerCockpit advanced "smart image" technology allows dynamic server provisioning to quickly deploy a software image to new or existing servers in a network consisting of physical and virtualized servers.
2 vendor in the worldwide server provisioning software market for the period 2005-2006, in terms of software revenue.