An ISV partner is essentially the same thing as an ISV certified independent software provider — they can resell their software solutions on a computer hardware provider’s, operation system’s, or cloud platform’s marketplaces. The only difference between the two is that most ISV partnership programs are not as exclusive as ISV certified programs. Don’t forget to share this post! Computer hardware providers, operating systems, and cloud platforms will all test independent software vendors who want to offer their software solutions on their marketplace. But they’ll only allow, or ISV certify, the independent software vendors who can offer the most relevant and best software solutions on their marketplaces. For instance, any company that offers their software solution on a marketplace like HubSpot Connect or Salesforce AppExchange is an ISV. With over 7,000 MarTech companies battling each other to win a spot in the technology stack of businesses today, sticking out from the crowd has never been more difficult. Almost every industry under the MarTech umbrella is saturated, so traditional inbound marketing can only turn so many heads.Fortunately, computer hardware, operating systems, and cloud platforms have decided to help their smaller tech counterparts out. In recent years, these platforms have built marketplaces where MarTech companies can offer their software solutions to the platforms’ unique customers, which has increased a lot of MarTech companies’ visibility and, in turn, their revenue.Download Now: Free Business Plan TemplateThese MarTech companies who partner with computer hardware providers, operating systems, and cloud platforms to resell their software solutions on their marketplaces are called independent software vendors. Read on to learn exactly what an ISV is, what it means to be ISV certified, and what an ISV partner is. Originally published May 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM, updated May 17 2019 An independent software vendor, or ISV, is an individual or organization that develops, markets, and sells software solutions that run on one or more computer hardware providers like Macintosh, operating systems like iOS, or cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services. Topics: What’s an ISV? Integrations For instance, if you want to get into Dell’s or Red Hat’s ISV partner program, you just need to verify your organization, apply to the program, get accepted, agree to their terms and conditions, and stay in good standing with the platform to maintain your membership. ISV Certified What’s an ISV partner? For example, Microsoft, a company that develops computer hardware (Xbox), operating systems (Windows), and a cloud platform (Azure), offers silver and gold ISV certifications to independent software vendors whose products can pass their rigorous quality tests and prove they can offer the top software solutions to Microsoft’s customers on each of their marketplaces.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to ensure proper security of devotees during the upcoming ‘Kanwar yatras that converge on various Shiva temples in the state. The month-long yatra will start from July 17 with the beginning of the Hindu month of ‘Saawan’. Officials have been directed to get the roads on the yatra route cleaned and to sprinkle flower petals on devotees from helicopters that will also monitor the progress of the yatras. Also Read – How a psychopath killer hid behind the mask of a devout laity! Adityanath has also said that DJs will not be banned but they should only play bhajans and no film song will be allowed. The use of DJs has been a point of discord between Muslims and Hindus and the Akhilesh Yadav government had banned DJs during the yatra. The Chief Minister asked officials to conduct inter-departmental meetings in every zone, district and division to coordinate with each other to avoid any inconvenience. Emphasising on the importance of cleanliness, Adityanath instructed the officials to ban the usage of thermocol and plastic bags during the yatra. Also Read – Encounter under way in Pulwama, militant killed Special security measures should be taken and the dignity of the devotees should be ensured, he said, adding that all arrangements should be made on the lines of Kumbh. Adityanath further asked the officials to identify Shiva temples in their areas and ensure cleanliness, proper drinking water, electricity and security at the shrines. No liquor shops and illegal slaughter houses near the Kanwar yatra route will be allowed to function during this period. Since this year Bakrid or Eid-ul-Zuha and the last Monday of Kanwar yatra will fall on the same day – August 12, the Chief Minister instructed the officials to make proper security measures and check that no illegal slaughtering takes place. He stated that CCTV cameras should be installed in crowded areas during this period to check mischief.
MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. in a deal it valued at roughly US$190.0 million or C$253.2 million, including debt.Under the transaction, Montreal-based MTY will pay US$6.45 in cash for each share of Papa Murphy’s, which is about 32 per cent above Wednesday’s closing price of US$4.89.Papa Murphy’s sells fresh, hand-crafted pizzas ready for customers to bake at home, as well as salads, side dishes and desserts.As of the end of 2018, it had 1,331 franchised and 106 corporate-owned stores in 37 U.S. states, Canada and the United Arab Emirates.MTY is a franchisor and operator of a broad range of restaurants.Its banners include shopping mall food court staples such as Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok, as well as full-service restaurants such as Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores.Companies in this story: (TSX:MTY)