An enterprise application is any software or set of computer programs designed to operate in a corporate and used by business users to perform various business functions. These business applications are used to increase productivity, to measure productivity and to perform other business functions accurately. They are sophisticated, scalable, distributed, component-based, and mission-critical.

It provides business logic and supports an entire organization and all its departments, to lower costs and improve both productivity and efficiency in the enterprise.

However, enterprise applications do not only help businesses carry out daily affairs more competently and speedily, but they open new revenue channels and help companies excel at a faster rate.