Ammonium Sulfate: A chemical compound that is used as nitrogen fertilizer.
Cloud applications: Business model where applications are accessed through the Internet, and are not physically present in the customer’s facilities
Caprolactam:Raw materials derived from oil (cyclohexane), used for the production of nylon.
Data transmission: The sending of data to other locations using digital or analog media that operates on a common platform.
Computer security: A practice that includes techniques, applications, and devices responsible for ensuring availability, integrity and confidentiality of the data of information systems, data and telecommunications networks.
EPS: Thermoplastic used for insulation and packaging.
Hosting: Service where applications and websites are placed on a server but is not involved in the day-to-day management of the company.
HPDC: High-Pressure Die Casting.
Independent Board Member: Independent Board Member: A Board member who does not own company shares and is not involved in the day-to-day management of the company.
Independent Proprietary Board Member: A Board member who owns company shares but is not involved in the day-to-day management of the company.
Last-mile access: The physical link between the location of the customer and the nearest node of Alestra’s telecommunications network.
Managed Services: Services provided by an external supplier to operate, monitor, configure and provide support in case of failure of telecommunications equipment and their value-added services
Megawatt (MW): Measurement of power that is equal to one million watts.
OEMs: Original Equipment Manufacturers.
PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate): Plastic resin mostly used to manufacture containers.
Polyester: Plastic resin used to manufacture textile fibers, films and containers.
Polypropylene: Propylene derivative used in the production of plastics and fibers, among other products.
PTA (Purified Terephtalic Acid): Raw material used to manufacture polyester.
Related Proprietary Board Member: A Board member who owns company shares and is involved in the day-to-day management of the company.
Systems integration: Practice of service which consists in designing and building customized computer solutions, combining and connecting hardware and/or software of one or several manufactures products.