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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While this view specifically cites midmarket enterprises, BPO via an application service provider also can become an operational tool as part of a large enterprise's IT portfolio management system.
The situation is further compounded by the prevalence of electronic connections to business partners and application service providers (such as payroll processing, 401(k) plans, benefits management).
Formerly called ASP Workbench, the system is designed to automate and streamline the operations of various service providers, such as Internet service providers (ISPs), application service providers (ASPs) and managed services providers (MSPs).
Application service providers let you use software over the Web.
The program enables e-service providers, such as internet Service Providers (ISPS) and Application Service Providers (ASPs), to offer their customers protection, by enabling them to define and refine their e-mail security policy whilst leaving enforcement to the service provider.
The tool can be offered by ISPs and application service providers (ASPs) as a hosted service to their clients, which can use the service to measure customers' online behaviour and activity.
When and under what circumstances will the healthcare industry reach out to application service providers (ASPs) for the latter's promised cost savings, rapid implementations and guaranteed service levels?
As a result, more and more entities have turned to Application Hosting and Application Service Providers (ASP) as an alternative to purchasing enterprise applications.
Universal Access said the acquisition is an addition to its information management service offerings to telecommunications service providers, Internet service providers (ISPs) and application service providers (ASPs).
These facilities will rely upon full-service ASPs (Application Service Providers), who will rent the software via the Internet and provide direct support for both software and hardware.
In addition to its high-speed DSL access and services offerings for smaller clients, Concentric provides customized virtual private network and data center services for larger organizations, as well as a suite of infrastructure services for application service providers.
Applications Layer - The applications layer supports feature servers, application servers, and Application Service Providers (ASPs).
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