The Basics of COTS – Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Software

Commercial off-the shelf software, easier known as COTS is the type of computer application that can be purchased at any computer retail store. Examples are most anti-virus programs, games and even computer utilities, such as word processors, database managers, spreadsheet creators and so on. COTS software is usually less expensive than custom created software. This is because it is designed to be used by millions of users worldwide. Since a lot...

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Commercially Available Off The Shelf Software

The acronym “COTS” is used to refer to commercially available off the shelf items sold in both substantial and commercial quantities in the market place. Such items can generally be bought or used under government contact in the exact form or structure as available to the public. For instance, technology related products such as hardware systems, computer software and construction materials all qualify as commercially available off the shelf...

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The Creation Of Commercially Off The Shell Software

The acronym “COTS” is used to refer to commercially available off the shelf items sold in both substantial and commercial quantities in the market place. Such items can generally be bought or used under government contact in the exact form or structure as available to the public. For instance, technology related products such as hardware systems, computer software and construction materials all qualify as commercially available off the shelf...

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Commercially Available Off The Shelf Software

The acronym “COTS” is used to refer to commercially available off the shelf items sold in both substantial and commercial quantities in the market place. Such items can generally be bought or used under government contact in the exact form or structure as available to the public. For instance, technology related products such as hardware systems, computer software and construction materials all qualify as commercially available off the shelf...

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