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The underlying hardware or software for a system. The platform defines a standard around which a system can be developed.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/platform.html
A security model that is used to protect an entire platform and secures the entire span of software or devices on that platform, removing the need to incorporate individual or multiple security measures for different programs on the system. Security at the platform level makes the security process simplified for IT and developers.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/platform_security.html
The Android platform is Google Inc.'s open and free software stack that includes an operating system, middleware and also key applications for use on mobile devices, including smartphones. Android is an Open Handset Alliance Project.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/Android_platform.html
Traditionally, software was developed for specific platforms, such as Windows, Linux, or Mac OS. Today, developers build Web-based applications that run on the Web, that are completely independent of the user's actual computer operating system.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/web_as_a_platform.html
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a hardware device that is basically a secure micro-controller with added cryptographic functionalities. It works with supporting software and firmware to prevent unauthorized access to a notebook computer.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/T/Trusted_Platform_Module.html
Abbreviated as IPMI, the Intelligent Platform Management Interface is a remote hardware health monitoring and management system that defines interfaces for use in monitoring the physical health of servers, such as temperature, voltage, fans, power supplies and chassis. It was developed by Dell, HP, Intel and NEC, but has many more industry promoters, adopters and contributors.
The IPMI Initiative derives its name from the main specification (IPMI), which defines the messages and system interface to platform management hardware.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/Intelligent_Platform_Management_Interface_IPMI.html
Definition of the term 'converged application platform'http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/converged_application_platform.html
Refers to the capability of software or hardware to run identically on different platforms. Many applications for Windows and the Macintosh, for example, now produce binary-compatible files, which means that users can switch from one platform to the other without converting their data to a new format. http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/cross_platform.html
Short for Platform as a Service, PaaS is defined as a computing platform being delivered as a service. Here the platform is outsourced in place of a company or data center purchasing and managing their own hardware and software layers.http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/PaaS.html
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