Enterprise Application

What Does Enterprise Application Mean?

An enterprise application (EA) is a large software system platform designed to operate in a corporate environment such as business or government. EAs are complex, scalable, component-based, distributed and mission critical. EA software consists of a group of programs with shared business applications and organizational modeling utilities designed for unparalleled functionalities. EAs are developed using enterprise architecture.

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EA software is a critical component of any computer-based information system. EA software ultimately enhances efficiency and productivity through business level support functionality.

Techopedia Explains Enterprise Application

EA software services include online shopping and payment processing, interactive product catalogs, computerized billing systems, security, content management, IT service management, content switching modules, resource planning, business intelligence, human resource management, manufacturing, application integration, forms automation, sales force automation, enterprise resource planning and business process management.

EA also includes news relevant to IT compliance, business intelligence, office productivity suites, enterprise resource planning, call centers and software as a service.

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