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Re: What is Enterprise Software?

by zentara (Archbishop)
on Oct 31, 2005 at 12:20 UTC ( #504234=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What is Enterprise Software?

I have usually understood Enterprise software to mean "software which costs extra, because it is supported by the vendor in a contract". It usually implies "for large organizations" since they can make more money there, but it's still enterprise software even if a single individual buys it.

I think everyone has Enterprise confused with the aircraft carrier. :-)

Enterprise simply means a business, and software for business requires contracts, support, guarantees, and monetary remedies if the software fails due to failures by the vendor.

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Re^2: What is Enterprise Software?
by renodino (Curate) on Nov 01, 2005 at 01:32 UTC
    I think everyone has Enterprise confused with the aircraft carrier. :-)
    Actually, I was thinking it meant the very first space shuttle: big, expensive, complicated, and never got into orbit >;^)

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