What Is Independent Software Vendor (ISV)?

An Independent Software Vendor (ISV) is an individual or business who create and distribute software for a single or multiple platforms. ISVs create solutions for various sectors, such as medical, gaming, education, banking, and others.

The software developed by ISVs is distributed directly to consumers or through resellers, often on a cloud platform as a SaaS solution. The solutions are unique and tailor-made, which offers great value to the software industry.