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Transforming Experiences

We are dreamers and doers, equal parts corporate guru and ninja developer. With a rare combination of experience and entrepreneurship, we help you solve today’s business challenges and prepare you for those yet to come. By enabling engaging experiences, we help propel your organization forward.

Today’s digital transformation movement impacts every critical touch point, from user experience, mobile and analytics, to the cloud and big data. We enable you to free yourself from these complexities so you can focus on innovation—and your customers.

By living on the edge of technological evolution, thinking big and building bigger, we take risks so you don’t have to. Your success is our success.

With proven people, products, services and passion, we redefine what’s possible and lead you boldly towards tomorrow.

Dream big and build bigger

We’re Progress. We never sit still.

Here’s where we’ve been, and where we’re going.
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We’re Progress. We never sit still.

Here’s where we’ve been, and where we’re going.
1981

Data Language Corporation pioneers application development and deployment tools

1984

Relational Data Language product renamed “Progress”; first release for UNIX and DOS

1987

Company renamed Progress Software Corporation

1991

Progress goes public on NASDAQ (PRGS)

1997

Progress acquires tools for developing Java-based applications

2003

Progress acquires DataDirect data connectivity tools

2004

Progress re-architected and rebranded as OpenEdge

2008

Progress strengthens support for standards-based data access

2011

Progress acquires Corticon, introduces OpenEdge 11: first multi-tenant database for the cloud

2013

Progress acquires Rollbase, introduces DataDirect Cloud

2014

Progress makes three strategic acquisitions: Modulus, entering Node.js ecosystem; BravePoint, an OpenEdge service partner; Telerik, adding UI frameworks and app development tools and services

2015

Progress has strong showing in three Gartner Magic Quadrants: aPaaS; Mobile App Dev Platforms; Web Content Management

2016

Progress enables you to rapidly develop and deliver applications that drive digital transformation and customer success

1981

Data Language Corporation pioneers application development and deployment tools

1984

Relational Data Language product renamed “Progress”; first release for UNIX and DOS

1987

Company renamed Progress Software Corporation

1991

Progress goes public on NASDAQ (PRGS)

1997

Progress acquires tools for developing Java-based applications

2003

Progress acquires DataDirect data connectivity tools

2004

Progress re-architected and rebranded as OpenEdge

2008

Progress strengthens support for standards-based data access

2011

Progress acquires Corticon, introduces OpenEdge 11: first multi-tenant database for the cloud

2013

Progress acquires Rollbase, introduces DataDirect Cloud

2014

Progress makes three strategic acquisitions: Modulus, entering Node.js ecosystem; BravePoint, an OpenEdge service partner; Telerik, adding UI frameworks and app development tools and services

2015

Progress has strong showing in three Gartner Magic Quadrants: aPaaS; Mobile App Dev Platforms; Web Content Management

2016

Progress enables you to rapidly develop and deliver applications that drive digital transformation and customer success

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Progress Named a Visionary in Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms

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Aug 22, 2016
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Progress Named a Visionary in Gartner 2016 MQ for Mobile App Development Platforms

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Progress people are obsessed with sophisticated, elegant application development. We approach every day as a challenge to meet expectations, and then drive ourselves even higher. We’re all about providing the technical foundation for digital transformation, and delivering great products that drive customer success.

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