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ap·pli·ca·tion ser·vice pro·vi·der

(ASP) (ap'li-kā'shŭn sĕr'vis prō-vī'dĕr)
Software that provides computer-based services to customers using a network; may be Web-based.

application service provider

A company that offers individuals or enterprises access over the Internet to applications and services that would otherwise have to be located on their own computers.
See also: provider
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An application service provider manages and delivers application capabilities to multiple entities from data centers across a wide area network.
WorldVoice is a communications application service provider (CASP) whose applications empower hosted Microsoft Exchange ASPs with PBX-grade telephony.
a leading Application Service Provider, delivers e-commerce and enterprise software as a service.
The ASP Industry Consortium is the global advocacy group formed to promote the application service provider industry.
Interpath is an established, full-service Application Service Provider with a razor sharp focus on providing the highest quality customer service in the industry.
The two leading associations supporting the application service provider (ASP) industry have agreed to work cooperatively to advance the industry, the two groups announced today.
With an ever-increasing number of members in Europe, the Application Service Provider (ASP) Industry Consortium has launched four new territorial committees and announced the appointment of a new European Director.
The Application Service Provider (ASP) Industry Consortium, the fastest growing industry body in history, announced the formation of a Scandinavian committee and the election of Morten Moland of Genesis IT to a one-year term as chairman.
The ASPire Awards were launched in 2000 to discover, document and highlight best practices in the growing application service provider industry.

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