from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. n-tier


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It does not appear that multitier subcontracting, as an isolated factor, caused significant increases in costs to the government, nor did it reduce subcontracting opportunities for small and local businesses.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • We initiated this audit in response to Congressional concerns that, in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, multitier subcontracting (1) increased costs to the government, (2) limited opportunities for small and local businesses to participate in response and recovery efforts, and (3) resulted in layers of subcontractors being paid profit and overhead while adding little or no value to the work performed under the contract.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Most companies today use multitier drug plans that charge the least for mail-order generic prescription drugs and the most for brand-name or lifestyle drugs for which generic equivalents are available.

    Aim to Save Next Year

  • Choose among multitier or glass-bound fixtures at sea gull lighting (seagulllighting. com).


  • The second most important issue was the uncoordinated multitier supply-chain process that leads to an imbalance between supply and demand.

    'I Can't See'Supply Chain Visibility Is Crucial

  • “There will be variable pricing, multitier pricing,” Universal Music CEO Doug Morris, 66, said Oct. 6 at a meeting of financial analysts in London.

    The Big Music online music myth

  • These requirements include a wide range of models, support for virtualization and virtual LANs, and a management and reporting capability that is designed for complex and high-volume environments, such as multitier administration and rules/policy minimization.

  • The Armonk, N. Y.-based technology giant IBM takes a multitier approach to implementing environmentally friendly policy, says John Gabriel, procurement manager for supply chain social responsibility.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • "When building multitier applications, it is inevitable that you will have to piece together multiple components," said Arvind Jain, Oracle product strategy director, in a presentation of the new technologies.

    Latest from Computerworld

  • Overview: As more and more IT shops deploy multitier middleware platforms and frameworks for the delivery of business-critical application services, they are expecting to garner the benefits of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) or composite application development approach: agility, flexibility, productivity, and extensibility.

    BNET Articles


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.