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Overview: On-Premise Data Connectivity

The Progress DataDirect On-Premise Connector allows secure and real-time access to in-network data sources from anywhere, using real-time and direct ODBC/JDBC data connectivity through the DataDirect Cloud service.
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Solution Brief: Leveraging Your Systems of Record (SORs) with Progress Rollbase

Progress® Rollbase® can provide the flexibility your stable, trusted but brittle systems of record (SORs) require to create a more responsive and agile application development environment. Rollbase, part of Progress Pacific Platform as a Service (PaaS), provides a cloud-based automation layer that allows you to obtain information from customers from their mobile devices, laptops and transaction databases so you can analyze and anticipate their needs while enhancing their experience through an interconnected infrastructure. Doing so enables you to fully leverage your current systems of transactions and lets you cost-effectively set the stage for continuous innovation and competitive differentiation.
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Overview: Progress DataDirect Open Access SDK

Progress 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. Whether your data source is a proprietary file format or a proprietary API, OpenAccess SDK can be used to make it SQL-accessible from ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, or ADO.NET-compliant applications. This overview explores how opening up your application’s data through open standards dramatically improves accessibility to it from widely used reporting, analysis, and development tools.
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Overview: Progress Corticon High Performance Batch Processor

When used alone, Corticon Business Rules Server ("Corticon Server") provides scalable, high performance transaction processing via a stateless, request/response architecture. This is ideally suited for online transaction processing (OLTP) applications, using either XML Web Services, or in-process Java or .NET. Using this architecture, a calling application sends a payload to a target decision service. The Corticon Server processes the payload by executing the rules within the target decision service, and then returns a response, including both resulting data and an audit trail indicating the rules that fired.
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Solution Brief: The Turnkey Solution to Complex Data Integrations

Many of the applications enterprises rely on for data reside in the cloud, but there is no standard way to access that data. Progress DataDirect Cloud is a data connectivity service delivered from the cloud.
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Solution Brief: ISVs: Accelerate Data Integration

SaaS applications typically expose their data through API interfaces designed for programmers. Progress DataDirectCloud provides a single standard data interface to a wide variety of SaaS and on-premise applications and data sources.

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Overview: Corticon Business Rules Management System (BRMS)- One Good Decision Leads To Many More

Whether you’re on-boarding new customers, processing claims, determining product configurations, or assessing program eligibility, your decisions are governed by a set of business rules. Organizations want to make better, faster decisions, and be agile enough to change on a dime. Learn how Progress Corticon's BRMS can help you achieve your goals even faster by allowing you to manage and quickly modify the business rules that affect your decisions.
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Overview: OpenEdge RDBMS

Whether you use Windows, Linux, or any major UNIX system, one key answer is: by deploying your services and applications on Progress® OpenEdge® RDBMS. This is a high-performance, relational database that scales from single-user laptop systems to massive multiprocessing environments that support thousands of concurrent users and terabytes of data.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: 2014 Data Connectivity Outlook

A new report released by Progress Software provides a comprehensive view of the key trends and emerging technologies in the database ecosystem. The report, titled DataDirect Data Index, details the results a global survey of 300 data scientists, business analysts, developers and knowledge workers focused on how they are using data and where they have had success in their business.
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Whitepaper: DataDirect for Business Intelligence and Analytics Vendors

Providers of business intelligence software and services need to deliver leading-edge solutions to customers that offer a comprehensive view of the business and the ability to discover trends, visualize their impact, and display findings with real-time business dashboards. This solution brief describes how Progress DataDirect provides easy, unified access to a wide variety of data sources, with seamless connectivity to both cloud and on-premise data helping to reduce maintenance headaches and costs while providing an optimal BI solution to your customers.
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Whitepaper: Accelerate Time to Value and Increase Business Flexibility

Nucleus Research found Progress OpenEdge customers and partners deliver application innovation at a faster pace and lower overall cost than competing development environments.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress Corticon Business Rules Foundation

Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Foundation is an open, flexible platform to embed Corticon's Business Rules Management (BRMS) capabilities into any enterprise application. The Corticon Foundation consists of a rich library of model-driven BRMS functions that can be exposed in any form. Read this data sheet to learn how to integrate business rules creation and management directly into an application.
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Solution Brief: Five Paths to Higher Productivity with PaaS

What benefits does a high productivity Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offer organizations? Michael Benedict of Progress Software describes five ways businesses can improve productivity with PaaS.
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Whitepaper: Seven reasons to build business applications on BPM technology

This new report from MWD Advisors outlines the seven key benefits ISVs can achieve by building their business applications on BPM technology
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Solution Brief: Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK for Cloud-based Applications

Progress DataDirect OpenAccess Software Development Kit (SDK) enables custom drivers for any data source to be developed within weeks. The use of open standards for your application's data dramatically improves accessibility to it from widely used reporting, analysis, and development tools. Read this paper to learn how Progress DataDirect SDK can be used to make your data source SQL accessible from ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB or ADO.NET compliant applications.
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Whitepaper: Progress DataDirect Connect Advanced ODBC and JDBC Access To Salesforce Data

In the 'terrestrial' world of enterprise computing, organizations depend on advanced JDBC and ODBC technologies to provide efficient, high-performance access to relational data. And when it comes to cloud-centric data access, enterprise IT organizations expect the same levels of functionality and performance they enjoy in traditional data access architectures.
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Whitepaper: Getting Started with Progress OpenEdge in the Amazon Cloud - A Three-Part Series

If you are considering making use of the services available from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in order to run your OpenEdge application, then this series of papers are for you. Each paper provides a detailed step-by-step set of instructions to aid you in getting started quickly and easily.
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Data Sheet

Overview: The Fastest Way to Turn Ideas Into Business Reality

To meet business user expectations, your company must have a simple way to create apps fast without relying on deep technical skills or expensive IT resources. Apps must connect to critical data in real-time. And they must be able to analyze data results immediately.
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Whitepaper: Enterprise Big Data - Here to Stay and Requiring Superior Data Access

Big Data continues to grow in popularity and accessibility for a variety of reasons so Progress is offering this complimentary white paper to demonstrate how you can maximize the role that database connectivity plays in your business, amplify your connectivity, and tap into the full benefits of big data with next-generation connectivity technologies.
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Overview: Corticon Business Rules Server

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Server has the performance, scalability and robustness required to support mission-critical applications. Because Corticon Server executes decision services with inferencing optimized prior to deployment, Corticon Server executes rules more efficiently and more reliably than traditional rule engines. And with its effortless linear scaling profile, capacity is limited only by the hardware and number of machines on which it is executing. Read this product overview to learn more about the Corticon Business Rules Server and how it provides unmatched runtime performance and scalability, auditable execution control and reporting, and flexible integration with any application.

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