Get Secure SQL Access to your Financial APIs

Connect to your data access layer through the centralized access control, identity management, data lineage and financial business logic from external BI tools through compatible SQL based clients- ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, or SSIS.

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As Financial Services companies adopt latest technologies, many complex APIs are created - internal, customer, partner, enterprise, REST, SOAP, XML, JSON, CTree, etc. The long-term success of these financial companies is determined by their ability to integrate this data into core Business Analytics tools. DataDirect OpenAccess SDK allows you to be at the forefront of this analytics wave, by allowing you to quickly deploy SQL clients on top of your API layer.

DataDirect OpenAccess SDK is the industry’s leading custom driver development kit that enables custom drivers for any data source to be developed within weeks. The world's largest financial institutions and 100+ independent software vendors (ISVs) have used OpenAccess SDK to create custom drivers for their data sources. Whether your data source is a proprietary file format or a proprietary API, OpenAccess SDK can be used to make it SQL-accessible.

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What We Do for Your Data

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Connect customers to your data using open standard connectors built with our SDK in less than a week; developed by our custom engineering team; or distribute a commercial connector for popular protocols such as MySQL, Postgres, Hive or SparkSQL.

Progress DataDirect is the worldwide leader in data connectivity with over 350+ ISVs distributing our technology. Benefits include reduced development cost, reduced complexity and risk, reduced support and maintenance burden, and improved customer experience

Make Your Data Access / Business Logic Layer Available to Modern Applications

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Deliver your own fully branded open connectors built on a code base that is certified across third party applications such as Tableau, Excel, Qlik, Spotfire, Alteryx, SSIS, IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects and Informatica PowerCenter. SDK includes run-time installers for ease of distribution to your data analytics teams and external developers and customers.

Build Connectivity for Any Types of Data Source

Databases
  • NoSQL, NewSQL, Graph, Object, Document
  • Multi-dimensional, OLAP
  • Data Pipelines
  • Modelling Multi tenant databases
  • Private DB clouds
Application / Business Logic
  • Business logic layer for ERP, CRM, marketing or finance systems
  • Data service layers (expose a common data model)
  • 4GL languages such as ABL
  • Web Services (SOAP/REST)
  • In-memory analytics model
File Based Data Stores
  • C-ISAM, COBOL, BTree, CTree, XML, JSON
  • Data archives
  • Financial transaction message files
  • Log files
  • EDI messages

Partner With Confidence

  • Leverage our experience with financial client applications

    Make sure your teams are successful with 24/7 enterprise support and access to expertise from our engineering teams, partnerships and leading technology companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM through our TSANet multi vendor support channel.
  • Deliver secure data connectivity

    Data access is backed by the industry's trusted security vulnerability response policy that includes constant vigilance for the next security vulnerability (POODLE, FREAK, LOGJAM) in your data access layer. This security policy has been developed to support our large financial services customer base.
  • Partner with trust

    Go to market together with the leader in data connectivity using our battle tested code base distributed by 350+ ISVs and 10,000+ organizations, including those in financial services such as ICICI, Nationwide and Killik & Co. 

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CVSS.

We evaluated several offerings, but we chose Progress DataDirect OpenAccess because of DataDirect’s leadership and demonstrated success within the market. Progress is a developer-oriented products company. They have a long history of building software that developers use to build business applications. And part of that is DataDirect and the ability to connect data sources like VoltDB – a NewSQL database - to existing tooling. Leveraging Progress Software’s knowledge and experience has been very beneficial for VoltDB.

John Piekos VP of Engineering, VoltDB

The DataDirect support is great. We were able to port some old driver code to the new DataDirect version within a few days, working with DataDirect via e-mails sent from engineer to engineer for clarification. Response time was frequently a matter of minutes.

Development PM, NetSuite

One of the things we liked about Progress DataDirect - other than that they are the most widely recognized supplier of ODBC, JDBC, and .NET drivers—is that the technology is standards-based. We could assure our customers that the client and server part of our solution does not radically depart from what database vendors could offer.

Ali Elkortobi Director of Research and Development, HP Software

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