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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memorysoftware package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
alpha software - a first release of a software product that is usually tested only by the developers
authoring language - software that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
beta software - software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release; "beta software is usually available only to particular users who will test it"
compatible software - software that can run on different computers without modification
compatible software - application software programs that share common conventions so they can be utilized together
computer-aided design, CAD - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
freeware - software that is provided without charge
groupware - software that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
subprogram, subroutine, procedure, routine, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
shareware - software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
shrink-wrapped software - software on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard platform)
spyware - computer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent
supervisory software - specialized programs that reside permanently in the computer's main memory and control the processing of user's programs
software documentation, documentation - program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
database management system, DBMS - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
upgrade - software that provides better performance than an earlier version did package - merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
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In the past few years a rush of software vendors have latched onto the software-as-a-service bandwagon, converting packaged software offerings for use in the Web-hosted model.
This step-by-step resource guides IT departments in the selection and implementation of packaged software, covering the product selection and contract negotiation processes as well as the technical details of installation and configuration.
The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux in the enterprise, has announced the completion of a global Linux market share and forecast study conducted by market research firm IDC that predicts the overall market revenue for desktops, servers, and packaged software running on Linux will exceed $35 billion by 2008.
5 is fully-functional packaged software that is quick to deploy.
The value of UK packaged software market will reach 9.
Second, new kinds of companies -- software companies -- emerged to develop packaged software for accounts payable, telemarketing, and other applications.
The US packaged software segment is concentrated: the 50 largest companies generate about 70 percent of revenue.
a Progress Software Company (NASDAQ: PRGS), has delivered its initial shipment of NuSphere MySQL to customers, becoming the first packaged software product for the open source database marketplace.
In the past year, MySQL added over 2,500 new customers, who have selected the MySQL database server to power their Web sites, critical business applications, packaged software and telecommunications infrastructure.
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Center 7 products and services are provided under the PilotCenter brand, allowing customers the ability to move from traditional packaged software distribution models to a SaaS model.
Corel is a leading global packaged software company with over 40 million users.