September 2017 Issue

From The Editor

Nearly 20 years ago I became the part-owner of a small IT firm in Erie, PA. We had two sides of the house — a networking and general IT group that installed networks, PCs, and handled desktop support for customers in law, dental, and government; and a B2B software...

Feature Articles

3 Secrets to Bigtime ISV Growth

Company Name: INFINIT Consulting Founded: 2005 2016 Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 100% 2017 Projected Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 100% Employees: 20 Phone: (408) 361-8888 Website: www.infinitconsulting.com Verticals: construction, energy, financial services, manufacturing, nonprofit, retail, tech firms Vendors: Microsoft, Dell, CISCO, Cloudiway, Nimble...

A Winning Combination: Cloud-Based POS and Managed Services

Company: Cirra Systems Founded: 2014 2016 sales growth rate: 150% 2017 projected sales growth rate: 100% Employees: 10 Verticals: restaurant Vendors: Amazon AWS, APG Cash Drawer, Apple, Elo Touch Solutions, Epson, Heartland Payment Systems Distributor: Metropolitan Sales Phone: (435) 565-1444 Website: www.cirrasystems.com Cloud based point...

How a Millennial ISV is Perfecting Digital Customer Loyalty

Company Name: Spendgo Founded: 2010 2017 Projected Sales Revenue Growth Rate: 200% + Employees: 25 Website: www.spendgo.com Verticals: hospitality, retail Vendors: Apple, Epson, Google, Samsung While many ISVs dream about inventing a new software solution or platform that’s unlike anything that’s existed...

How NiceLabel is Crossing the Chasm

There’s a popular book by Geoffrey A. Moore called Crossing The Chasm that contains strategies for creating successful sales and marketing plans for high-tech industries. The theme of the book is that there’s a...

Trend Articles

4 Must-Read Lessons for ISV Startups

With roots going back to 1993, NiceLabel, a developer of bar code label design and label management software, has gone through many changes over years and experienced every type of market condition you could...

ISV Triple Merger: Q&A with Logistyx Technologies

Company: Logistyx Technologies Founded: 2017 Employees: 150 Website: www.logistyx.com Verticals: distribution, manufacturing, retail, third party logistics Vendors: Cisco, Lifesize, Microsoft, Oracle, Postea, Zebra Technologies Distributors: Ingram Micro, ScanSource Any ISV who’s ever been through a merger or acquisition knows how difficult...

Two Ways to Boost ISV Success in the Unified Communications Market

UC (unified communications) is an IT solution with a lot of earning potential for ISVs. Infonetics Research, for example, forecasts the worldwide cloud PBX and UC services market will reach $12 billion in 2018 with...

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Test Your Payment Integration IQ

Let's face it. As a software developer, you want to spend time on building better software that meets the needs of the customers you...

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