Welcome to the CloudBlue glossary, where you can learn about the Anything / Everything as a Service (XaaS) world; Cloud marketplaces, cloud computing, infrastructure, and its terminology; and Software as a Service (SaaS).
You will also find informative mini articles on specific topics, such as subscription and billing management, Product Information Management (PIM), and Digital Service Providers (DSPs), for example, that are designed to help you improve your knowledge on all XaaS or Cloud related concepts.
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Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR)
Application Management Services (AMS)
Application Programming Interface (API)
Channel Partner Private Offers (CPPO)
Committed Monthly Recurring Revenue (CMRR)
Communication Service Provider (CSP)
Compliance as a Service (CaaS)
Contracted Annual Recurring Revenue (CARR)
Contracted Monthly Recurring Revenue
Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC)
Customer Lifetime Value (CLTV or CLV)
Data Warehouse as a Service (DWaaS)
Granular Delegated Admin Privileges (GDAP)
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Independent Software Vendor (ISV)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Managed Service Provider (MSP)
Marketplace Application Platform
Marketplace as a Service (MaaS)
Personalized Customer Experience (PCX)
Serviceable Available Market (SAM)
Software Distribution Platform
Subscription Ecommerce Platform
White Label Marketplace Software
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