Application services are simply services (usually including some combination of programming and data) that are made available from a business’s Web server for Web users or other Web-connected programs. Providers of these services are generally known as application service providers.
It manages the operations and underlying infrastructure for you to help ensure your application is available at any scale you want. With application services it is easier to change workflows and edit the sequence of steps without revising the entire application. You can reuse components and steps without even changing their code to experiment and innovate faster. Each step of your application is automatically triggered so it executes in order.
Then you’d ask the need for application services. Always have it at the back of your mind that business applications must be deployed or upgraded quickly, securely, efficiently and at the lowest possible cost.
Application services range from such major services as storage management and customer relationship management (CRM) down to much more limited services such as the furnishing of a stock quote and the checking of bids for an auction item. The accelerating creation and availability of these services is a major Web trend.
Besides the standardization and wide availability to users and businesses of the Internet itself, application services are also increasingly enabled by the use of the Extensible Markup Language (XML) as a means of standardizing data formats and exchanging data
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