S - Definitions

  • S

    IT solution

    An information technology (IT) solution is a set of related software programs and/or services that are sold as a single package.

  • SaaSgrid

    SaaSGrid is an application server and integrated framework for software as a service (SaaS) applications.

  • sales certification

    A sales certification is a designation given to a channel professional once he or she has gained an amount of expertise that a vendor considers necessary to sell a given product.

  • sales lead

    A sales lead is a potential sales contact, individual or organization that expresses an interest in your goods or services.

  • sales motion

    A sales motion is the particular sales method an organization uses to deliver a product or a service to its customers.

  • sales performance management (SPM)

    Sales performance management (SPM) is the practice of monitoring and guiding personnel to improve their ability to sell products or services. 

  • service-level agreement (SLA)

    A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract that specifies what the service provider is responsible for.

  • service-level objective

    A service-level objective (SLO) is the part of a service-level agreement (SLA) that documents the key performance indicators (KPIs) the customer should expect from a provider. In addition to specifying details about the service being purchased, an SLO also documents what the consequences will be if SLOs are not achieved.

  • SlapOS

    SlapOS (Simple Language for Accounting and Provisioning Operating System) is an open source operating system for distributed cloud computing.

  • Small Business Innovative Research contract (SBIR contract)

    A type of contract designed to foster technological innovation by small businesses with 500 or fewer employees. The SBIR contract program provides for a three-phased approach to research and development projects: technological feasibility and concept development; the primary research effort; and the conversion of the technology to a commercial application.

  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

    A Small Disadvantaged Business describes any small business concern that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged... (Continued)

  • solution provider

    A solution provider is a vendor, a service provider or a value-added reseller (VAR) that comprehensively handles the project needs of their client from concept to installation through support... (Continued)

  • solution selling

    Solution selling refers to the philosophy or practice of uncovering a customer's pain points and then providing products and services that address the underlying business problem.

  • special purpose acquisition company (SPAC)

    A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO)... (Continued)

  • Standard Industrial Classification Code

    The Standard Industrial Classification Code is a category within the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system, which was established to classify all industries in the US economy. The SIC code is displayed as a two-digit code that designates a major industry group coupled with a second two-digit code designates a subcategory. The SIC system is administered by the Statistical Policy Division of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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