Whitepapers

Seizing the SaaS Opportunity

Seizing the SaaS Opportunity: Getting Started Guide

While IT budgets continue to decrease, the demand for innovation and complex systems is increasing, and, as such, the cloud has become a major component of delivering business transformation. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the market drivers elevating the need for application providers to provide a Software-as-a-Service offering as well as business model considerations, pricing models and Progress partner enablement programs to help you get started. 
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Progress OpenEdge SQL: Core SQL:11 Compliance

Progress OpenEdge SQL Compliance to Core SQL:2011

The SQL standards provide value to application and tooling developers, as well as end users, by defining the common, agreed on form and meaning of SQL for interacting with relational databases. This detailed technical white paper provides an at-a-glance view of how OpenEdge SQL, since the release of OpenEdge 11.5, is largely compliant with Core SQL:2011.  
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Progress OpenEdge: Frost and Sullivan Award

Progress OpenEdge awarded the 2016 North American Enterprise Application Development Platform for Manufacturing Customer Value Leadership.
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Marketing Analysis Perspective

IDC Report

This sharp, visual IDC report delivers a concise view of business analytics software trends, including recent market developments around cloud-based and self-service software. The impact of cognitive computing solutions and disruption around data warehousing are explored along with long-term predictions:

  • Emerging industry trends
  • Buyer needs
  • Competitive assessment
  • Long-term market opportunities

This report is ideal for business executives, technical product managers and marketing intelligence professionals who want to understand how to thrive in the business analytics market and gain competitive advantage.

Companies featured include Teradata, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and more.

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Roundtable TSMS by Roundtable Software

Roundtable TSMS

Progress Technical Alliance Partner, Roundtable Software, helps you to control the costs of developing and maintaining your application with software configuration management for Progress OpenEdge with the latest version of Roundtable TSMS.   
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Single Sign-On With DataDirect JDBC Drivers for Integrated Authentication

Information security has become an increasingly visible and important topic to companies. Driven by a number of highly publicized security breaches and episodes of financial malfeasance, organizations are under pressure to implement the business processes and technical infrastructure necessary to protect their information assets. Many of these business applications leverage JDBC driver technology for connectivity to the database. In order to protect information assets, each component of the application infrastructure must be secure; otherwise, the information asset may be compromised. This document explains the role that a JDBC driver plays in a secure solution and explains how DataDirect Technologies is taking a leadership role in ensuring secure database access through JDBC.
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RDMBS

Solution Brief: OpenEdge RDBMS | Advanced Enterprise Edition

Rapid changes in today’s business environment mean your tools need to both keep pace and be powerful enough to manage your intensive database needs. Progress delivers an innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud computing and application production solution in one package—without breaking your budget or sacrificing security.
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DataReplication

Pro2 Data Replication Whitepaper

Pro2 takes advantage of built-in replication support for Progress databases and provides the most reliable platform for consistent performance and data integrity with a minimal footprint.
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BI Intelligence End Users

Analytics 360: Business Intelligence Blueprint for End Users

Chances are you have more data than you know what to do with. And likely some of this data from customers, partners, marketing, finance, sales and other sources resides in silos. Managing this wealth of data and integrating it into a workable intelligent solution is what business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing is all about. But where do you begin? The Progress® OpenEdge® Analytics360™ BI Blueprint is a good place to start.
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BI Blueprint Partners

Analytics 360: Business Intelligence Blueprint for Partners

The Progress® OpenEdge® Analytics360™ BI Blueprint is a good place to start. The blueprint will provide a method and best practice approach to improving your application by adding embedded analytics in an affordable, quick time to market method.
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ADU

Automation/Deletion Utility for QAD Enterprise Applications

 Progress® Services® Automation/ Deletion Utility (ADU) makes archiving and deleting data simple. Our user-friendly interface lets you control and schedule the archiving process. Invoices, orders, transaction histories and customer information—you tell it what to archive and when.
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Multi-tenant

Multi-Tenancy Overview

To understand multi-tenancy as a database concept it is easiest to start with the original derivation of the term, which, of course, comes from the familiar world of real estate. An apartment building provides multi-tenant housing, serving any number of tenants—from individuals who live alone, to couples, groups, and families of various sizes. Within the apartment building, each of these tenants has its own set of requirements for accommodations, storage space, and utilities.
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Connectivity Solutions for All Your Data Sources

You can't fully leverage your data if you can't quickly and easily access it. Take a look at our standards-based data connectivity solutions that include the full range of relational, cloud, NoSQL and Big Data including ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData. Maximize your data, wherever it resides.
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Business Rules Engines for Child Welfare Programs

Powering Better Social Services

Why a Business Rules Engine is Essential for Child Welfare Programs

Over the last 20 years, child welfare department leaders hoped that a statewide automated child welfare information system (SACWIS) would streamline case management, give caseworkers access to more data to make child welfare decisions and improve the agency’s overall operations. Instead, they were left with severe technical issues, among a host of other issues.
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OpenEdge BPM: Top 25 Workfow Solutions

CIO Applications: 25 Workflow Solutions Transforming Business

Organizations today are finding the silver lining in workflow applications. Companies that envelop their environment with workflow applications have a competitive advantage—with streamlined business operations and enhanced productivity.  Progress OpenEdge BPM was named one of the top 25 workflow solutions transforming business today by CIO Applications magazine.  Find out why...
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Progress OpenEdge Table Partitioning Whitepaper: Improve Performance for Increased Concurrency

As one of the key features released in Progress® OpenEdge® 11.4,
Table Partitioning enables customer data and indexes to be
horizontally split into smaller storage units (partitions), while
maintaining logical integrity of the data.
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Multi-tenant Table

Solutions Brief: Multi-Tenant Tables

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market continues to grow, with little signs of slowing. According to leading analyst firm, IDC, from 2015 to 2016 there was a 137-percent increase in the number of organizations using at least one cloud application to improve IT productivity, increase agility and decrease IT expenditures.    

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Complete Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Solution

Complete Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Solution

A Better Out-of-the-Box Solution

Most out-of-the-box analytics software really isn’t “out-of-the-box.” Many of these solutions require weeks or even months of design and development and then most fall short of expectations. Progress®OpenEdge®Analytics360™ isn’t your ordinary business intelligence tool. With OpenEdge Analytics360 you not only get one of the leading business intelligence tools on the market, you also get most of the design and development work done for you. 
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2016 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey

Whitepaper: 2016 Data Connectivity Survey

As with technology wars in the past —VHS versus Beta, Blu-ray versus HD DVD, or PS3 versus Xbox—the real winners are visionary managers that embrace technologies that are gaining the most traction.

Stay on top of the trends. Companies that bet on technology that falls to the wayside lose out with higher support and maintenance costs—and the ability to keep pace with an increasing avalanche of data.
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Enable a Pace Layered Approach

Enable a Pace-Layered Approach to Business Technology

While aware of the complexity of digital business, business users cannot understand why their business applications don’t work the way their mobile apps do. They have run out of patience. And IT has run out of time. Adopting a pace-layered strategy in order to serve as an enabler of business innovation can bridge the gap. 
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