Who Is IPVM And Who Is It Becoming?

John, I thought it might be interesting to know of the four self-described types Manufacturer, Distributor, Integrator and End User, what's the general makeup of the community?

And with all the discussions about integrators being 'marginalized' and the rising up of the end user and DIY segment, I was wondering whether you are seeing disproportionate influx of those groups as well.

A single integrator is/was the shared know-how of many end-users. One would expect to see a dramatic rise in the numbers of new DIYers who find themselves SOL and find IPVM in their quest for self-sufficiency. Though the price of IPVM might negate their first time savings, some would rightfully see it as a wise investment just the same.

Or is the integrator influx on the uptake as integrators try to stay ahead of everyone else technically?

In any case, do you see any trends in IPVM's demographic that might inform as to the state of the industry as a whole?

Btw if you ever want to run that IPVM around the world report again, that was interesting as well.

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