enterprise IT (enterprise-class IT) definition

Contributor(s): Ivy Wigmore

Enterprise IT, also known as enterprise-class IT, is hardware and software designed to meet the demands of a large organization. In comparison to consumers and small companies, an enterprise has greater requirements for availability, compatibility,  reliability, scalability, performance and security, among other things.

"Enterprise-class" is not an official designation and there are no standards that vendors must conform to. Rather than relying on a claim that a product is "enterprise class," purchasers should ensure that it meets their organization's specific needs. 

This was first published in June 2013

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