Yet another Microsoft technology. It is a version of the COM that is designed to work across networks and, specifically, the Internet.
DCOM is an acronym for Distributed Component Object Model, which is Microsoft Corporation's proprietary analog to CORBA. DCOM is designed for Windows NT, not UNIX. The DCOM/NT platform supports Microsoft Transaction Server.
Distributed Component Object Model, (Microsoft) Windows-centric,- no persistent object reference - no access to distributed naming services