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Which software is usually available off the shelf?
Last Updated: 20th April, 2020
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Thereof, what is the off the shelf software?
Off-the-shelf software is designed toprovideageneral set of features that a broad range of customerswillfinduseful. Bespoke software (also knownascustom-madesoftware) is specially designed and written forasingleorganisation or group of users.
Likewise, what is a commercial off the shelf item? Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) isatermthat references non-developmental items (NDI) soldinthecommercial marketplace and used orobtainedthroughgovernment contracts. A COTS product isusually acomputerhardware or software product tailored for specificuses andmadeavailable to the general public.
Also, what are off the shelf products?
Short for commercial off-the-shelf,anadjectivethat describes software or hardware productsthatareready-made and available for sale to the generalpublic.Forexample, Microsoft Office is a COTS product thatisapackaged software solution for businesses.
What is COTS and MOTS?
COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTSareabbreviationsthat describe pre-packaged software or(lesscommonly) hardwarepurchase alternatives. A MOTS(eithermodified or modifiableoff-the-shelf, or militaryoff-the-shelf,depending on the context)product is typically aCOTSproduct whose source code can bemodified.