Definition[edit | edit source]

Web services are

a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network, most typically using formats and protocols similar to those which a Browser uses, in conjunction with other Web-related standards.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NIST, Technical Considerations for USG Cloud Computer Deployment Decisions, Glossary, at 90 (Nov. 3, 2011) (full-text).
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