Glossary

Game Server

A Game Server allows gamers to host their game sessions on a dedicated server, specifically designed to cater for gamers. Features usually included in a Game Server package are a clan pay-and-play service, low ping, servers in many geographical locations and fast support. If you’re looking for an online service similar to a Game Server, consider our Dedicated Server or Cheap Dedicated Server categories.

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Gamification Software

Gamification software is any tool to improve employee performance or customer engagement. There are a multitude of benefits, but some include: increased motivation; more effective learning; and more open communication between parties. Deployment of this software by the companies listed in this category is under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model which greatly reduces IT time and expense as there are no servers or licenses to buy and maintain. Categories of cloud software that are similar to these listed in the Gamification software are Customer Engagement Software and Customer Experience.

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Governance Risk Compliance

Governance, Risk and Compliance Software (GRC) are programs designed to protect a company's databases and immediately alert that company if there has been a breach in security. It includes areas such as password protection, intrusion identification, and e-mail security. The Governance Risk Compliance Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Governance Risk Compliance Software, consider our Physical Security or Decision Support Software categories.

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Government Contract Management Software

Government Contract Management Software allows companies to maximize the return on their contracts and agreements by streamlining and automating processes and allowing greater visibility and organization of your contracts and agreements.

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GPS Software

Global Positioning System (GPS) software offers navigation with route calculation and directions from the software to the user of the route to take, based on a vector-based map, normally for motorised vehicles.

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Grant Management Software

Grant management software is a program or application that assists fund-seeking organizations such as non-profits and universities in administering and automating the grant process. The companies which offer their services in this category offer them as cloud-based SaaS (Software as a Service). Other categories of cloud software that are similar to Grant management software are Fundraising Software and Donation Management Software.

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Healthcare Management Software

Healthcare management systems aid Health care Professionals with staff and patient records, billing, reports and schedule appointments. These solutions can greatly improve workflow.

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Hedge Fund Software

As Hedge Funds as investments become increasingly popular, it is inevitable that software will be developed to help manage and maintain Hedge Funds. Controlling risk and investment strategies is vitally important, as it complying with values compliance rules and restrictions. Having a single piece of software and infrastructure to do all this for you gives hedge funds a strong advantage against the competition.

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Help Desk Software

Online Help Desk Software provides a simple customer support solution for a company or business. Having solid help desk software dramatically improves how a company can interact and engage with their user base and provide a dynamic and effective service in providing help and collecting customer feedback. The Help Desk Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Help Desk Software, consider our Feedback Management or CRM Software categories.

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Home Health Care Software

Home health care software will typically deal with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for administrators and caregivers to help streamline and improve day to day care, these systems have been designed to automate nearly all processes needed in home care.

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Hospitality & Travel Software

Travel and Tourism is being used more and more to describe systems for managing and monitoring travel, including travel tracking and flight tracking systems. As well as the hospitality industry and application for computer reservations systems.

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Hospitality Property Management Software

Project Management Systems (PMS) are used to coordinate the operational functions of the front office. Useful features will include guest bookings, guest details, online reservations, point of sale, food and beverage costing, HR and payroll, maintenance management, and other features.

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Hosted Desktop

Hosted Desktop products are part of the DaaS (Desktop-as-a-Service) group. They are designed to allow access to personal and/or business desktop environments using a web browser. The centralized nature of hosted desktops can overcome common issues with mobile working, delivery of a common infrastructure across physical sites, disaster recovery, cost control and scaling up/down in timely fashion. If you’re interested in online software similar to Hosted Desktop, consider our Application Hosting or Remote Desktop Software categories.

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Hosted Exchange

A Hosted Exchange service is where a company or provider creates a Microsoft email space available on their servers so their clients can host and access their data and emails on their servers. If you’re interested in online services similar to a Hosted Exchange service, consider our Hosted VOIP or Sharepoint Hosting service categories.

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Hosted VOIP

A Hosted VOIP (Voice Over Internet) service allows a business or individual to use a telephone service over their internet connection instead of using a fixed landline. This is useful for businesses who rely on using many phones in one location where a landline wouldn’t be sufficient. If you’re looking for a similar online service like Hosted VOIP, consider our Linux Dedicated Server or Hosted Exchange service categories.

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Hotel Management Software

Hotel reservation Software also referred to as a central reservation system (CRS) holds information on hotels, B&B’s and other lodging facilities. Modules will include Reservations, Profiles, Groups and blocks, Rate and inventory control, Administration, Reporting, Global distribution interface, PMS interface.

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HR Management Software

Online HR Management Software consists of many different applications that are hosted ‘on-demand’ under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and accessed when it’s needed. HR Management Software includes services such as Employee Scheduling, Recruitment and Talent Management Software, which users can access primarily through interfaces such as web browsers. If you’re looking for similar Online Software like HR Management Software, consider our Customer Management or Collaboration categories.

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Human Capital Management Software (HCM)

Cloud Human Capital Management Software (HCM) in this category is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Services) model. With Human Capital Management Software it is easy to plan, recruit, and nurture talent in your company. Training can also be provided. Using Cloud Human Capital Management Software gives you complete visibility into your global personnel and a better user experience, so you can keep your workforce engaged and help the them grow. Other software categories on our site that may also be suitable for your needs are the Staffing Software and Recruitment Software categories.

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HVAC Software

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) cloud software is created specifically for HVAC system designers to devise complicated heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Some software programs assist in peak load estimating, system design, building energy modeling, lifecycle cost analysis, and refrigerant piping design. The companies here offer their software products in the SaaS (Software as a Service) model giving you the advantages of cloud-based software. Similar categories of software which may be of interest are Construction Management Software, Construction Project Management and Building Maintenance Software.

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Hybrid Hosting

Hybrid Hosting is a relatively young form of web hosting that takes the best parts from dedicated and shared/cloud hosting services. Your database is hosted separately on a server where as your website is hosted in the Cloud. This helps to negate the effects of heavy surges of traffic to your website. If you’re looking for cloud services similar to Hybrid Hosting, consider our Cloud Hosting or Cloud Server categories.

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Idea Management

Online Idea Management Software is intended to make the innovation process much easier. It walks you through steps such as the original idea, innovation, continuous progress, marketing, and end goal scenarios. The Idea Management Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Idea Management Software, consider our Training & Learning or HR Management Software categories.

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Identity Management

Cloud-based Online Identity Management (IAM) solutions make it simple and easy for companies to securely access the cloud and manage web applications. Features can include automated compliance, provisioning, password management, access management, single sign-on, certifications control and more. If you’re looking for more online solutions similar to Online Identity Management Software, consider reviewing our Cloud Security category.

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Incident Management Software

Web Based Incident Management Software is required when you need to log your organizations incidents to track the correct procedure is handled for each incident. These can range from tracking technical IT support queries to health and safety or hazardous situations. Check out the Cloud Incident Management Software Tools below.

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Induction Software

Induction Software helps companies take control of their staff training and compliance with often easy to use tools to help businesses with the quick and efficient induction of new and existing personnel. These companies listed offer Induction software hosted in the Cloud under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model. The services can be accessed remoted via the internet using digital devices. If you are seeking similar types of software to induction software, the categories for Recruitment Software, Employee Engagement Software and Employee Monitoring software.

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Inside Sales

Online Inside Sales Software is designed to aid non-field sales positions. Core functionality often includes software for making presentations to potential customers, tracking customer orders and monitoring customer satisfaction. The Online Inside Sales Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Online Inside Sales Software, consider our Sales Force Automation or Call Center Software categories.

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Inspection Software

Inspection Software assists field employees to schedule and process inspections. The new generation Inspection tracking software have both onsite and field inspector’s operations. All members of the teams can then collaborate effectively based on realtime, shared information: customer data, product data and schedule planner. The companies here offer their software products in the SaaS (Software as a Service) model giving you the advantages of cloud-based software. Similar categories of software which may be of interest are Building Maintenance Software and Equipment Maintenance Software

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Insurance Agency Software

Insurance Agency Software enables Insurance agencies to focus on delivering what is important to them; great customer service. By refining the workflows and processes sales representivies require, Insurance Agency Software allows the company to still grow and keep inline with important policies and restrictions.

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Insurance Policy Software

Insurance Policy Software is used to allow management of policies from a web based environment, often based in the Cloud. Some packages allow consumers to receive policy certificates and manage renewals from an main control panel.

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Insurance Rating Software

Insurance Rating Software allows insurers, brokers, commercial and personal clients the ability to rate and compare insurance policies from a wide range of underwriters and insurance providers.

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Integration Solutions

Online Integration Solutions give you the tools to integrate core business systems without the headache of coding and the need for qualified technical expertise. This can include connecting SaaS, Mobile and Cloud applications as well as on-premise systems. By utilizing the Cloud, Online Integration Solutions are able to be on-demand, multi-tenanted, secure and simple to upgrade, making them cost-effective and quick to benefit from.

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Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IOT) is the development of products that we can interact with through the web allowing the objects to be sent and receive data. IOT is the next big thing for internet services and the products below will help you find IOT services to connect your objects.

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Intranet Software

Web Based Intranet Software is often used as internal administration area where the team can access reporting, shared documentation and other essential information that a team uses on a regular basis. These are private and secure and often hosted on a company's own servers but are increasingly becoming web based to access in the cloud from anywhere as more teams become remote based. Check out the Cloud Intranet Software Tools below.

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Inventory Management

Online Inventory Management Software stores all of a business's inventory information in the Cloud. Most inventory management systems will offer some form of SKU storage and recognition software, as well as including an online POS system. Inventory management software is vital for websites dealing in the ecommerce sector. The Inventory Management Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re interested in other online software like Inventory Management Software, consider our Ecommerce Hosting or Supply Chain Management Software categories.

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Investment Management

Online Investment Management software enables companies to track performance, analyse activities, create reports and make decisions on their financial assets. Utilizing the cloud, current SaaS models allow portfolio managers to organize investments more efficiently with greater access, allowing for more control in secure environments. If you’re looking for similar online software, consider our Financial Reporting or Asset Management Software categories.

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Issue Tracking

Online Issue Tracking Software (or "Issue Tracking System") is computer software used by organizations to maintain a database of current issues and problems, and the progress made in resolving those problems. When an issue occurs, a new support ticket is entered into an ITS system with all relevant details available. The ticket is forwarded to appropriate support staff, who update the ticket as they work to resolve the issue. When the issue is fixed, the ticket is closed and removed from the tracking system, or archived. The Issue Tracking Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Issue Tracking Software, consider our Complaint Management or Help Desk Software categories.

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IT Management Software

Web Based IT Management Software allows companies to perform tasks such as IT support, help desk, applications and other development projects. This allows companies to unify software projects and collaborate IT Tasks. Check out the Cloud IT Management Software Tools below.

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ITIL Software

The “Information Technology Infrastructure Library” (ITIL) is a comprehensive set of best practices utilized by IT services around the world. These best practices are oriented toward servicing the needs of the business world. The purpose of ITIL is to maximize the productivity, effectiveness, efficiency and continued improvement of IT services—both internal and third party services. ITIL is used to develop training programs—in-person, in print and online—to maximize the utility of IT services. The ITIL Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like ITIL Software, consider our CRM or Help Desk Software categories.

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IVR Software

Online Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Software is used to automate interactions with telephone callers. IVR Software allows a company to use recorded voice prompts and menus to present information and options to callers, and touch tone telephone keypad entry to gather responses. The Online Interactive Voice Response Software here is offered under the SaaS (Software as a Service) model, meaning that the software is web based, hosted on the Cloud and can be accessed when needed through a client or web browser. If you’re looking for similar online software like Online Interactive Voice Response Software, consider our Call Recording or Predictive Dialer Software categories.

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