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.
We now have more than 13,000 users under contract for our ASP solution with more dealers joining each month.
The ASP Industry Consortium is the global advocacy group formed to promote the application service provider industry.
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.
This gives customers the freedom and flexibility of ASP, the power of the Sun Solaris platform, and the affordability of a VPS.
The program we're building will be of huge benefit to anyone involved in any segment of the ASP industry," promised Paula Hunter, chief market strategist for Xevo Corporation and Chairman of the ASP Industry Consortium.
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.
An Independent Review Board, comprising industry experts from outside the ASP Industry Consortium, will then anonymously review all finalists and choose an ASPire Award winner in each of the six categories.
The coverage provided by AIG netAdvantage addresses virtually all of the potential risks faced by an ASP.