• July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    line card

    A line card is: 1) A printed brochure that lists the names, descriptions and the manufacturers of products sold by a third party, like a distributor, sales representative or value-added reseller (VAR). 2) An electronic circuit on a circuit board ...  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    fair and reasonable price

    A fair and reasonable price is the price point for a good or service that is fair to both parties involved in the transaction.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    deal forwarding

    Deal forwarding is a process or technology that facilitates the exchange of information about bargains for merchandise... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    corporate account manager (CAM)

    In the channel, a corporate account manager (CAM) is responsible for maintaining the relationship between the clients of a value-added reseller (VAR) and the VAR. In this role, a CAM may be responsible for an entire portfolio of client relationships...  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    CONUS (continental United States)

    Refers to the continental United States. To state that delivery is CONUS is to say that delivery could be anywhere in the continental U.S.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    contract delivery date (CDD)

    A contract delivery date (CDD) is the date of delivery required by a contract. CDD is specified on a line item basis.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    broad agency announcement (BAA)

    A broad agency announcement (BAA) is a notice from the government that requests scientific or research proposals from private firms concerning certain areas of interest to the government.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    best and final offer

    For negotiated procurements, a contractor's final offer following the conclusion of discussions.  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    backside bus

    In a personal computer with an Intel processor chipset that includes a Dual Independent Bus (DIB), the frontside bus is the data path and physical interface between the processor and the main memory (RAM).  Continue Reading

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    Another study shows end users’ lack of awareness

    I have a friend who works for an IT help desk. A few weeks back, an employee called him up and asked -- and I quote -- "How do I use the Internet?" Now, a new study by Trend Micro is confirming ...  Continue Reading