Definition

Application service provider (ASP)

Application service provider (ASP) is a third-party organization that delivers software applications and related services over the Internet allowing an organization to outsource some or all of its information technology needs.


Application service Provider (ASP) definition in Contemporary Business

Application service provider (ASP) is the outside supplier that provides both the computers and the application support for managing an information system.


Application Service Provider is the allows business to outsource value chain functions to separate providers. The software resides at the ASP’s site.

 

Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Affirmative action clauses
    Affirmative action clauses is the clauses set forth in 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-250.4 and 60- ...
  • Gain Sharing Plan
    The Scanlon plan is one early version of what we call today a gain sharing plan. Gain ...
  • Industrial psychology
    Industrial psychology can be defined as applied psychology concerned with the study of ...
  • Private placements
    Private placements are the sale of securities to a small number of investors. ...
  • Selection process
    Selection process refers to any step, combination of steps or procedure used as a basis ...