One of the following three available methods chosen to implement a First Data Voice Services application. First Data Managed: provides a comprehensive, full-service solution, minimizing capital expenditure and development expenses. The client leverages First Data Voice Services' Speech Framework, including technology, network, tools, services and utilities. Co-Managed: provides presentation layer (i.e., grammars, dialog design, etc.), portability based on stable standard (i.e., SOAP) and a collaborative development effort. Client Managed: First Data Voice Services provides the telephony infrastructure, using the client's team to develop and maintain the application.
A stage of the application life-cycle process in which a deployment scenario is translated into a deployment design, implemented, prototyped, and rolled out in a production environment. The end product of this process is also referred to as a deployment.