A de facto standard
is of course not a formal standard.
Pointsec is the worldwide de facto standard
for mobile device security -- with the most customers deployed, highest level of certification, and more complete device coverage than any other company.
SCORM is the de facto standard
specification for e-learning content interoperability.
Precision instrumentation can now be distributed over long distances using a de facto standard
IMPI is a generalization of the Message Passing Interface (MPI), the de facto standard
for writing parallel scientific applications in the message passing programming paradigm, now provided by all high-performance computer vendors.
GSM (global system for mobile communication), the European digital standard, is now the global de facto standard
. It's passed 300 million subscribers and predictions say 1.0666 billion by 2005.
The PDF standard has become the de facto standard
for distributing documents across multiple platforms--such as IBM PC, Macintosh, and Unix computers--and the Internet.
PDF (Portable Document Format) has become the open de facto standard
for electronic document distribution worldwide.
"As an Internet-based product, we think that bolero net will prove accessible to a wide range of organizations, and we fully expect it to become a de facto standard
for the electronic exchange of business and trade information in the near future.
The Committee on Liturgy has produced a draft document entitled Domus Dei in response to requests to overhaul Environment and Art in Catholic Worship (EACW), which has been the de facto standard
since its promulgation in 1978.
is positioned to become the de facto standard
for delivering accurate color on-line," said Bill Hilliard, CEO.
For Dascom, the purchase by IBM was a natural move after the integration of its technology with SecureWay, as it feels it will benefit in its attempt to become a de facto standard
for e-business security from IBM's brand recognition and huge customer base.