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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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.