COTS


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AcronymDefinition
COTSCommercial Off-The-Shelf (products)
COTSCommercial off-the-Shelf
COTSCommercial Orbital Transportation Services (NASA commercial program to develop a vehicle that can reach low earth orbit)
COTSCommercial Off the Shelf
COTSCrown-of-Thorns (starfish)
COTSCoalition on Temporary Shelter (Detroit, Michigan)
COTSCommittee On Temporary Shelter
COTSCommon-Off-The-Shelf
COTSChildlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy
COTSCargo Offload and Transfer System (US DoD)
COTSConsideration of Others Training Seminar
COTSChildren of the Sun (song)
COTSComponent Off the Shelf (software development)
COTSCheap Off the Shelf
COTSCrest of the Stars (anime)
COTSCouncil on Technology Services
COTSClean, Oil, Test and Stencil (railway brake systems)
COTSChronicles of the Sword (gaming)
COTSChapter Operations Training Seminar
COTSChapter Officer Training School (SPEBSQSA)
COTSConvention of the States (US Constitution)
COTSChurch on the Street (religious program)
COTSCorrected on the Spot
COTSCenter Outlook Tactical and Strategic
COTSCleaned, Oiled, Tested and Stenciled (railroad air brakes)
COTSCommittee On Technical Security
COTSCenter Operations and Technical Support
COTSContainer Offloading & Transfer System
References in periodicals archive ?
Over the past decade, the use of COTS products to implement significant portions of a software system has grown in both government and industry.
With COTS solutions, you don't have control of the source codes, or of the software development process, and you are at the mercy of the vendor's schedule and willingness to provide updates and fixes.