A platform is
|“||the foundation technology of a computer system. Typically, it is a specific combination of hardware and operating system.||”|
|“||[t]he hardware and systems software on which applications software is developed or installed and operated.||”|
|“||the digital layer that allows business partners to connect and interact from any applications or devices. Through the technology platform, each player in the value network becomes part of a digital ecosystem.||”|
|“||a general descriptor for the type of device and the device's operating system, such as an Android phone or Windows tablet.||”|
- Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide, at 32.
- California Office of Systems Integration, Definitions (full-text).
- Industrial Internet of Things: Unleashing the Potential of Connected Products and Services, App. B: Glossary.
- Mobile Devices: Federal Agencies' Steps to Improve Mobile Access to Government Information and Services, at 21 n.47.