Number of instances (Definition)

Number of instances deployed of either software installs or physical hardware items, irrespective of whether the environment is a development, test or production environment. The number of instances of a technology hardware asset is typically the number of physical items deployed. The number of instances of software refers to the number of software installs or deployments i.e. it may not necessarily correspond to the number of software licences.


Last Reviewed: 11 January 2018