Stands for "Business-to-Business" - and means the transactions between companies: The networking with suppliers, customers and transporters provides the company with considerable cost advantages. Prices for goods and services can be compared worldwide. Inventory in stock is only filled when it is actually required. At the same time, manufacturing and marketing processes are accelerated and acquisition, storage, personnel and information costs are minimized. At the same time, the electronic signature plays an important role in the contractual capacity of documents. Naturally, the confidentiality of the business relationships must also be guaranteed in the Internet.
Stands for "Business to Customer" or "Business to Consumer": Technical term that describes a business relationship with the final customer or consumers / users in eCommerce.
Another English word to describe the spine: a backbone is the main line / the main street of a network and connects the PoPs of INTERNET service providers with one another. Star and ring-formed backbones frequently appear. However, with the increasing size of a network and higher demands, the probability of a relatively disorganized topology also increases. The backbones of the German ISPs generally have a bandwidth of at least 2 Mbit/s, while the most important US backbone operate with 43 Mbit/s and connect 48 US states.
A Banner is a banner headline that links advertising areas in the INTERNET with a Hyperlink, and leads to the relevant advertised site.
A composite of captures and credits accumulated over a period of time, although generally no more than one day, which are waiting to be settled with the merchant's acquiring financial institution.
The process of sending a batch to the financial institution for settlement.
Business Intelligence Portal. This provides users with inter-company know-how on a uniform interface. The user can access all information from a single location, and navigate through reports that are relevant to his activities.
Delivery of - and payment of - invoices via the WWW. Electronically submitted invoices are not viewed as authenticated, and thus, do not warrant pre-tax deduction.
The measurement of a living trait used to control access. Refers to the interpretation of personal traits for access control purposes in place of password or ID verification systems.
Stands for bookmarks or favorites. If a bookmark is set, the Internet browser stores the URL. This can be called up at any time.
Emails are returned due to an error. This can happen if the mails are larger than the defined limit of the mail server.
Additional software that is installed on your computer, which extends the functionality of your Web browser.
BSP (Business Service Provider)
An emerging breed of software developer which rents its services to vertical industries such as banking or airlines.
"BI" can be used to integrate all information-technical instruments that support the evaluation of available company-wide knowledge.