interoperability

  

Definition

Ability of a computer system to run application programs from different vendors, and to interact with other computers across local or wide-area networks regardless of their physical architecture and operating systems. Interoperability is feasible through hardware and software components that conform to open standards such as those used for internet.

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  • If you have the highest tech computers they should be able to handle interoperability that will allow you to do many things.

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  • The interoperability of computer systems is vital to security and productivity and can be maintained through regular software and system updates.

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  • Our company is now utilizing computer interoperability, which requires a majority of our employees to participate in a training program.

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