Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Some customers are pushing independent software vendors to come out with their own appliances. Be careful what you ask for, because you may create something that you weren’t looking for. What happens if your favorite backup software product suddenly starts putting out its own appliance? At a minimum, other appliances from other vendors may cease to exist. Why should a big-box vendor partner with your backup software product only to compete with them? What happens when someone at the helm starts realizing that by creating a tighter integration between the software and the hardware, the company increases its bottom line enough to make that worthwhile? You may find yourself forced to buy a different hardware product than you want in order to keep the software that you like.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Cloud computing has ushered in a golden era for software companies. The cloud’s low barrier to entry allows
creativity to flourish, especially for software developers who are creating applications directly on cloud-based
infrastructure. Cloud-based infrastructure enables developers to do what they love: solve business problems and
bring innovative new ideas to life, using their choice of tools. In a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, applications
can easily be deployed to a cloud service, and delivered to clients who appreciate the ease of access and low cost.
The cloud model relieves the developer and the enterprise IT professional from the burden of managing or
maintaining capital-intense infrastructure.
But the cloud’s low barrier to entry also allows competing software providers to enter the market every day,
from every sector. Independent software vendors, or ISVs, are pressured by increased competition to deliver
their applications faster, with greater functionality and ease of
The cloud services market is now directly addressing the needs of application developers, with an emerging class of services that provides fast, on-demand provisioning; instant scale up and down capabilities, and support for multi-tier application architectures, as well as workload migration capabilities and a pay-as-you go model.
To be more competitive, small and medium suppliers are increasingly using Computer Aid Engineering (CAE) solutions. Download this white paper to see how IBM Cluster Solutions, powered by Intel Xeon 5500 Series maximizes the total cost of ownership for CAE environments and extend innovation in virtual products for manufactures and suppliers alike.
Your company is a cloud-engaged Independent Software Vendor (ISV) evaluating various Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms to strengthen your various product offerings. With so many options, you’re wondering how to begin. Fortunately, the industry experts at Frost & Sullivan have created a short guide to help you decide, covering such areas as:
Speed to market
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Respond to customer feedback faster
Organizations are demanding greater flexibility from the software they use. Yet, most line-of-business applications are built on top of rigid commercial databases that make them difficult and expensive to deploy. By building applications on top of Amazon Aurora, a cost-effective database solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS), independent software vendors (ISVs) can get away from commercial databases and the hassles they create for end customers.
In this webinar, AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner Onica will show you how to leverage Amazon Aurora to make it easier for customers to operate your software, in turn increasing sales. You will also learn how to leverage the breadth and depth of AWS services to improve developer productivity and become more responsive to customer feedback as a result.
Add more value to your business
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are turning to the cloud to modernize their applications and get rid of their commercial database dependencies to improve application performance, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and reach new customers. DB Best delivers the established processes and technology ISVs need to accelerate the modernization of applications still running on commercial databases to Amazon Aurora. This enables your customers to quickly get up-and-running on the cloud and drive greater business value through Amazon Web Services (AWS).
View the webinar to learn how DB Best and AWS enable you to accelerate every stage of your application modernization journey – from evaluating the right migration path for your application, to following a proven and repeatable database migration process, to driving growth and reaching more customers.
Reduce costs and scale to meet customer expectations
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery models are being adopted faster than ever to meet business and consumer demand, prompting organizations to move their customer-facing applications to the cloud. As a result, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) need to modernize their applications to deliver the flexibility and scale customers expect, without the restrictions and high costs of running applications on commercial databases. mLogica provides deep industry expertise, backed by powerful engineering, to help ISVs quickly modernize their applications on Amazon Aurora and drive greater business value with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Register for our webinar to learn how mLogica and AWS can help you transform your business on the cloud, so you can deliver modern, high-performing solutions to your customers.
Modernize your applications quickly
Many organizations are finding their legacy technology to be inadequate due to its rigidity and high costs. In search of more flexible and cost-effective solutions, many are turning to the cloud. Most Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), however, still build their solutions on commercial databases that are expensive and time-consuming for their customers to deploy and maintain. This is a significant undertaking that can hinder adoption.
To address these challenges head on, ISVs can modernize their applications on Amazon Aurora, a database offering from AWS that combines the reliability and performance of commercial databases with the cost-effectiveness and flexibility of open source solutions. In this webinar, you will learn how Virtusa, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner, can accelerate your application modernization journey and help you grow your business.
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This report explores how cloud-based solution providers, such as managed service providers (MSPs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) are using an embedded approach to analytics in an effort to empower their customers and build a competitive advantage.
New digital technology now makes it feasible to integrate process control and SIF within a common automation infrastructure. While this can provide productivity and asset management benefits, if not done correctly, it can also compromise the safety and security of an industrial operation. Cybersecurity and sabotage vulnerability further accentuate the need for securing the safety instrumented system (SIS).
Certainly, a common platform approach using similar hardware and software dedicated for control and safety functions, respectively, can provide the potential for cost savings. However, it is widely acknowledged that utilizing separate, independent, and diverse hardware/software for safety and control is the optimal way to protect against potentially catastrophic common cause and systematic design and application errors.
Different vendors offer varied degrees of integration and solutions. The question is: how to provide an integrated control and safety solution with advanced functionality and productivity without compromising safety and security? And, where do users draw the line?
A third-party (e.g., TÜV) certification of the hardware/software systems to IEC 61508 specifications carries significant advantages, but should this be the only criterion? How does a third-party certificate extend to the plant’s overall assignment of risk reduction credits for all independent protection layers (IPL)? Control system embedded safety logic solvers may actually increase the SIL requirements of the SIF if no credit is allowed for the distributed control system (DCS) as an IPL.
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Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 23, 2007
Many independent software vendors (ISVs) are recognising the benefits of offering software as a service (SaaS) as an alternative for their customers and once the teething problems have been overcome there are a number of long term benefits for both parties.