|BackWeb is a generic, background downloading tool that software vendors can incorporate
into their product to download data (e.g. product updates) to the user's PC. Its operation
depends on the instructions given to it by the individual software vendor who bundles it.
BackWeb has been associated with numerous large companies working on a corporate level to
deliver timely information and updates. Essentially, BackWeb is a communications program whereby
a large amount of users may be contacted in an instant.