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 for DCOM
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

         Distributed Component Object Model (COM, MS, OLE, ActiveX)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Distributed Component Object Model
      (DCOM) Microsoft's extension of their
     Component Object Model (COM) to support objects distributed
     across a network.  DCOM has been submitted to the IETF as
     a draft standard.  Since 1996, it has been part of Windows
     NT and is also available for Windows 95.
     Unlike CORBA, which runs on many operating systems, DCOM
     is currently (Dec 1997) only implemented by Microsoft for
     Microsoft Windows and by Software AG, under the name
     "{EntireX", for Unix and IBM mainframes.  DCOM serves
     the same purpose as IBM's DSOM protocol.
     DCOM is broken because it's an object model that has no
     provisions for inheritance, one of the major reasons for
     object oriented programming in the first place.

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