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Definition: SIM

(1) (Society for Information Management, Chicago, IL, www.simnet.org) Founded in 1968 as the Society for MIS, it is a membership organization made up of corporate and division heads of IT organizations. SIM provides a forum for exchange of technical information and offers educational and research programs, competitions and awards. Its annual SIMposium is a high-level strategic "think tank" event.

(2) (Subscriber Identity Module) See SIM card.

(3) (Security Information Manager) See SIEM.

(4) (Single In-Line Memory module) See SIMM.

(5) (Simple Instant Messenger) An open source IM client program that interfaces with many of the popular instant messenger services. For more information, visit http://sim-im.berlios.de. See instant messaging.

(6) (sim) An abbreviation for "simulation" or "simulated."