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service

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A software component participating in a service-oriented architecture that provides functionality or participates in realizing one or more capabilities.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-95 under Service (Open Grid Services Architecture Glossary of Terms (25 January 2005))

  A set of related IT components provided in support of one or more business processes.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7693 under Service

  Performance of activities, work, or duties.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207)

  A capability or function provided by an entity.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded]