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Question OEM - what does this abbreviation stand for?

Just saw this OEM abbreviation during installation of Solaris 8.

I'm curious to know what the letters stand for and what OEM actually is.
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Old 03-25-2002
Oracle Enterprise Manager.....????
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Old 03-25-2002
or Original Equipment Manufacturer. A company that manufactures a product and sells it to a reseller.
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Old 03-25-2002
Hi

OEM Stands for ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER.

It means the company that manufactured this Equipment/Machine.

The company that manufacture's Equipments/Machines/Softwares will have to follow certain standards in the product before they reach the Public. There might be lots of laws/reasons why this should be followed. But how ever to be more simpler., it should compley with Industry Standards & should be safe enough.

Every company will have its own Rules, Regulations, Standards & Licencing Implications on the product that they manufacture & sell to the Public.

So, probably while installing new systems u will come accross this OEM being mentioned on Manuals & Installation Software., which says that u are installing a Genuine Product duly Authorized & Licenced from the Original Equipment Manufacturer.
 

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