Short for operational support system
, a generic term for a suite of programs
that enable an enterprise to monitor, analyze and manage a network
system. The term originally was applied to communications service providers, referring to a management system that controlled telephone and computer networks. The term has since been applied to the business world in general to mean a system that supports an organization��s network operations.
TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free weekly newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.