Opinion: Is the era of the Independents drawing to a close?
It may well be Independence Day in the States but will our independent software suppliers still be around the celebrate their freedom in years to come?
With the acquisition of Drummhor by Iris being simply the latest chapter in market consolidation, many are wondering whether the era of independents is rapidly drawing to a close. Even more important to the customers themselves is what will this really mean for them.
One person who is arguably better qualified than most to know the answers is industry stalwart Anthony Boggiano, Director of Keytime, one of the few remaining independents.