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Agile Frameworks, LLC is an independent software vendor (ISV) that provides mobile and desktop-based applications and consulting services for construction services and engineering testing firms.
TrueAudio is the name given to AMD's ASIC intended to serve as dedicated co-processor for the calculations of computationally expensive advanced audio effects, like e.g. convolution reverberation effects and 3D audio effects.
AppForge, Inc. was a software company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, providing mobile application development services as well as CrossFire, a software tool simplifying mobile applications for Symbian, Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry, and Palm OS.
The Apple Design Awards (also known as the ADA) is a special event hosted by Apple Inc. at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.
The Application Packaging Standard (APS) is a standard that defines a technology for integrating application software with hosting platforms.
Applied Data Research (ADR) was a large software vendor from the 1960s until the mid-1980s.
Arcserve is a provider of data protection, replication and recovery solutions for enterprises and small to medium businesses.
Founded in 1993, Automation Centre LLC is a privately held independent software vendor located in Tucson, Arizona, in the United States of America.
AvePoint is an independent software vendor and manufacturer, headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey and founded in 2001.
Balsamiq Studios is an ISV founded in March 2008 by Peldi Guilizzoni, a former Adobe senior software engineer.
BetterCloud, an independent software vendor (ISV) based in New York, NY and with engineering offices in Atlanta, GA, builds unified SaaS management software.
BitsDuJour is a website that promotes desktop software through daily deals marketing methods.
Open-source software is widely used both as independent applications and as components in non-open-source applications.
The Business Operating System, or BOS, was initially developed as an early cross-platform operating system, originally produced for Intel 8080 and Motorola 6800 computers, then redeveloped for actual businesses and business models.
c-treeACE is a database engine developed by FairCom Corporation.
CA Technologies, formerly known as Computer Associates International, Inc. and CA, Inc., is an American multinational publicly held corporation headquartered in New York City.
CCVS, or Credit Card Verification System, was a credit card processing system designed for Posix-based operating systems, including Unix, Linux, and a version for Palm OS shown at trade shows.
Child care management software, also referred to as child care administrative software or daycare accounting software, is business software designed specifically for use by child care centers, preschools, and similar child-oriented facilities.
A closed platform, walled garden or closed ecosystem is a software system where the carrier or service provider has control over applications, content, and media, and restricts convenient access to non-approved applications or content.
Cloud28+ is a worldwide cloud computing services marketplace and federation of cloud computing organizations.
Commercial off-the-shelf or commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) satisfy the needs of the purchasing organization, without the need to commission custom-made, or bespoke, solutions.
The computer or information technology, or IT industry is the range of businesses involved in designing computer hardware and computer networking infrastructures, developing computer software, manufacturing computer components, and providing information technology (IT) services.
Core banking is a banking service provided by a group of networked bank branches where customers may access their bank account and perform basic transactions from any of the member branch offices.
Criticism of Microsoft has followed various aspects of its products and business practices.
CUBRID ("cube-rid") is an open source SQL-based relational database management system (RDBMS) with object extensions developed by Naver Corporation for web applications.
Datacert is now owned by ELM Solutions, a computer software company that provides enterprise legal management software and services designed for law departments.
Datacom/DB is a relational database management system for mainframe computers.
DataXoom is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) based in Walnut Creek, California.
Day trading software is computer software intended to facilitate day trading of stocks or other financial instruments.
The DCC Alliance (DCCA) was an industry association designed to promote a common subset of the Debian GNU/Linux operating system that multiple companies within the consortium could distribute.
DRMAA or Distributed Resource Management Application API is a high-level Open Grid Forum API specification for the submission and control of jobs to a Distributed Resource Management (DRM) system, such as a Cluster or Grid computing infrastructure.
The EFx Factory (Architectural-Guidance Software Factory) is a pioneering Architectural Guidance Software Factory from Microsoft, and one of the first implementations of a software factory to be built.
eInfochips is a Product Engineering and Software R&D Services firm based in Sunnyvale, California that offers solutions in software, hardware, VLSI and mechanical engineering services.
Exclaimer is an independent software vendor and cloud service provider based in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.
Fedora is a Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat.
Freeverse Inc. (formerly Freeverse Software) was a computer and video game, and desktop software developer owned by Ngmoco.
GreenButton was a New Zealand-based software firm.
NewWave is a discontinued object-oriented graphical desktop environment and office productivity tool for PCs running early versions of Microsoft Windows (beginning with 2.0).
An independent hardware vendor (IHV) is a company specializing in making or selling computer hardware, usually for niche markets.
Independent video game development, or indie game development, is the video game development process of creating indie games; these are video games, commonly created by individual or small teams of video game developers and usually without significant financial support of a video game publisher or other outside source.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art (known colloquially as the IMA) is an encyclopedic art museum located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
Ingo Molnár, employed by Red Hat as of May 2013, is a Hungarian Linux hacker.
Inlab Software GmbH is an independent software vendor located in Grünwald, Germany.
Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) is hardware and firmware technology for remote out-of-band management of personal computers, in order to monitor, maintain, update, upgrade, and repair them.
The Intel Developer Zone is an international online program designed by Intel to encourage and support independent software vendors in developing applications for Intel hardware and software products.
The initialism ISV may refer to: Technology.
JNBridge is a privately owned independent software vendor that provides interoperability software between Java and Microsoft.NET frameworks.
A software license manager is a software management tool used by Independent software vendors or by end-user organizations to control where and how software products are able to run.
Lieberman Software Corporation is a cyber security software firm that develops automated and secure privileged access management software.
The Linear Tape File System (LTFS) is a file system that allows files stored on magnetic tape to be accessed in a similar fashion to those on disk or removable flash drives.
The Linux kernel is an open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system kernel.
The Linux kernel provides several interfaces to user-space applications that are used for different purposes and that have different properties by design.
The Linux Standard Base (LSB) is a joint project by several Linux distributions under the organizational structure of the Linux Foundation to standardize the software system structure, including the filesystem hierarchy used in the Linux operating system.
This is a list of computing and IT acronyms and abbreviations.
Many lists exist that provide an overview of large software companies, often called "independent software vendors" ("ISVs"), in the world.
The LM-X License Manager is a license management tool that protects software products against piracy.
MaXware AS, was a provider of identity management, virtual directory and federation solutions.
The MediNotes Corporation was a private, independent software vendor (ISV) based in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Metalogix Software is an independent software vendor, founded in 2001 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is now a private company (Metalogix International GmbH) with a headquarters in Washington, D.C. Metalogix develops, sells and provides support for content infrastructure software for Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange and Cloud computing platforms.
A micro ISV (abbr. mISV or μISV), a term coined by Eric Sink, is an independent software vendor with fewer than 10 or even just one software developer.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a customer relationship management software package developed by Microsoft.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) app from Microsoft.
Microsoft Partner Network or MPN is Microsoft Inc.'s partner network.
Microsoft Pinpoint was a searchable online directory of software applications and professional services based on Microsoft technologies.
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is an antivirus software (AV) that provides protection against different types of malicious software, such as computer viruses, spyware, rootkits, and trojan horses.
Microsoft Software Licensing and Protection Services, also known as Microsoft SLPS, is a software licensing suite that provides developers with the ability to license software, create license versions, and track performance of products and profitability.
Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML), now legacy, was a set of services that allowed applications written in JScript, VBScript, and Microsoft development tools to build Windows-native XML-based applications.
The term "software multitenancy" refers to a software architecture in which a single instance of software runs on a server and serves multiple tenants.
Narus Inc. was a software company and vendor of big data analytics for cybersecurity.
Natech S.A. is a Greek ISV specializing in Financial and Business solutions.
The National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) is a United States initiative calling for the accelerated development of technologies for exascale supercomputers, and funding research into post-semiconductor computing.
Network Intelligence (NI) is a technology that builds on the concepts and capabilities of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Packet Capture and Business Intelligence (BI).
The Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB; codenamed Palladium and also known as Trusted Windows) is a cancelled software architecture designed by Microsoft which aimed to provide users of the Windows operating system with better privacy, security, and system integrity.
Object Desktop (OD; previously the Object Desktop Network or ODNT) is an online software subscription service created by Stardock for OS/2 and relaunched for Windows in 1997.
Open Enterprise Server (OES) is a server operating system published by Novell in March 2005 to succeed their NetWare product.
In computing, an open platform describes a software system which is based on open standards, such as published and fully documented external application programming interfaces (API) that allow using the software to function in other ways than the original programmer intended, without requiring modification of the source code.
The Open Solutions Alliance (OSA) is a trade association.
Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) was a non-profit organization supported by a global consortium tasked to "accelerate the deployment of Linux for enterprise computing." Founded in 2000, its goals included "to be the recognized center-of-gravity for the Linux industry." OSDL positioned itself as the "industry's first independent, non-profit lab for developers who are adding enterprise capabilities to Linux." The headquarters was first incorporated in San Francisco but later relocated to Beaverton in Oregon with second facility in Yokohama, Japan.
OpenSAF is an open-source software project to develop high availability middleware consistent with Service Availability Forum (SA Forum) specifications, under the LGPLv2.1 license.
Parasoft (officially Parasoft Corporation) is an independent software vendor specializing in automated software testing and application security with headquarters in Monrovia, California.
Pervasive PSQL is an ACID-compliant database management system (DBMS) developed by Pervasive Software.
The Portland Project is an initiative by freedesktop.org aiming at easing the portability of application software between desktop environments and kernels by designing cross-platform APIs and offering implementations thereof as libraries to independent software vendors (ISVs).
A programmer, developer, dev, coder, or software engineer is a person who creates computer software.
Project Monterey was an attempt to build a single Unix operating system that ran across a variety of 32-bit and 64-bit platforms, as well as supporting multi-processing.
pTools is a developer of enterprise-level content management and asset management solutions and applications for intranet, extranet, Internet and interactive business systems.
PureSystems is an IBM product line of factory pre-configured components and servers also being referred to as an "Expert Integrated System".
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) is a x86 virtualization product produced by Red Hat, based on the KVM hypervisor.
Revulytics (formerly V.I. Labs) is a privately held business intelligence company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, United States.
Rollbase is a platform as a service (PaaS) software solution.
rPath, Inc. was a technology company based in Raleigh, North Carolina that developed technology to automate the process of constructing (or packaging), deploying and updating software.
RuleBurst Limited is a Canberra, Australia-based independent software vendor that develops and distributes the RuleBurst 8 and Oasis suites of software products.
The System Display and Search Facility (SDSF) component of IBM's mainframe operating system, z/OS, is an interactive user interface that allows users and administrators to view and control various aspects of the mainframe's operation and system resources.
SHAPE.AG (formerly SHAPE Services) is a cross-platform independent software vendor and web-based services provider.
Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.
Software as a service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted.
The Software Industry Conference was an annual conference held from 1992-2010 for Independent software vendors, Micro ISVs, software developers, e-commerce providers, software publishers, and others who worked in the software industry.
Software monetization is a strategy employed by software companies and device vendors to maximize the profitability of their software.
A software protection dongle (commonly known as a dongle or key) is an electronic copy protection and content protection device which, when attached to a computer or other electronic appliance, unlocks software functionality or decodes content.
Sun Cloud was an on-demand Cloud computing service operated by Sun Microsystems prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corporation.
Symphony Teleca was a privately held company now wholly owned by Harman International Industries as a part of Harman's Connected Services Division, which supplies software services to the mobile communications industry.
The Tango Desktop Project is an open-source initiative to create a set of design guidelines and to provide a consistent user experience for applications on desktop environments.
The Text Services Framework (TSF) is a COM framework and API in Windows XP and later Windows operating systems that supports advanced text input and text processing.
The ThinkPad W Series laptops from Lenovo are described by the manufacturer as being "mobile workstations", and suit that description by being physically on the larger side of the laptop spectrum, with screens ranging from 15" to 17" in size.
Tivoli Software encompasses a set of products originally developed by Tivoli Systems Inc. IBM bought the company and ran the operation as its Tivoli Software division.
A USB flash drive, also variously known as a thumb drive, pen drive, gig stick, flash stick, jump drive, disk key, disk on key (after the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive from 2000), flash-drive, memory stick (not to be confused with the Sony Memory Stick), USB stick or USB memory, is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface.
In economics, vendor lock-in, also known as proprietary lock-in or customer lock-in, makes a customer dependent on a vendor for products and services, unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs.
VertiKa is an ISV and Outsourcing Company, and a member of Kandil Group (founded 1865).
Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) is a set of tools that independent software vendors (ISVs) can use to build customization abilities into their applications for both automation and extensibility.
VOSS Solutions (or VisionOSS) is a British-founded multinational unified communications and collaboration corporation, headquartered in Richardson, Texas, that provides service delivery and management software.
VSoft Technologies is a Canberra-based ISV (Independent software vendor), established in 1997.
Windows MultiPoint Mouse is a technology that enables the use of multiple pointing devices on the same computer.
Windows Server 2008 R2 is a server operating system produced by Microsoft.
Xtra Information Management Incorporated (XIM, Inc.) is an IT consulting, software and system integration provider headquartered in San Francisco, with 8 offshore development centers in Eastern Europe.
The IBM System z Application Assist Processor (zAAP), previously known as the zSeries Application Assist Processor, is a mainframe processor introduced by IBM in 2004.
In IBM System z9 (and successor) mainframes, the System z Integrated Information Processor (zIIP) is a special purpose processor.