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Application Lifecycle Management

Abbreviated as ALM, Application Lifecycle Management refers to the capability to integrate, coordinate and manage the different phases of the software delivery process. From development to deployment, ALM is a set of pre-defined process and tools that include definition, design, development, testing, deployment and management.


Short for information lifecycle management, the creation and management of a storage infrastructure and the data that it maintains. All information, or data, in a storage network has a specific lifecycle, from the time the information enters an organization��s system to the time it is archived or removed from the system.



Short for Product Lifecycle Management, it refers to a set of software tools used for mechanical design, analysis and manufacturing to support products from when they are first conceived through distribution and retirement. *PLM is assembled from various software programs, rather than purchased outright as a single commercial off-the-shelf product.

APM - application performance management

Tools and processes responsible for monitoring and managing the performance and availability of software applications.

CAMP - Cloud Application Management for Platforms

Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) is a specification designed to ease management of applications across public and private cloud computing platforms.

application (application software)

A software application is a program or group of programs designed for end users. Applications can be systems software or applications software.

legacy application

An application in which a company or organization has already invested considerable time and money. Typically, legacy applications are database management systems (DBMSs) running on mainframes or minicomputers.

Application Service Provider

A third-party entity that manages and distributes software-based services and solutions to customers across a wide area network from a central data center.

enterprise application

Enterprise applications are designed to assist an organization in solving enterprise problems. (e.g. CRM, ERP, BI). They integrate with other enterprise systems.