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Whitepaper: DataDirect Connect Advantages: Increased Performance and Reduced Costs

Doing More with What You Have For many application developers, processing capacity is a limiting factor, especially when onboarding new user groups or projects. In these types of scenarios, balancing the risks of application performance degradation (and user dissatisfaction) with the risks of inflated IT infrastructure costs, are an ongoing concern that consumes valuable time, resources, and money.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Integrate Applications with Reporting Tools and BI Analytics

Read about high-performance connectivity to your OpenEdge applications.
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Whitepaper: Evaluate the Economic Impact of the Progress OpenEdge Platform

Forrester Consulting examined the total economic impact that Progress users may realize from building an application on the Progress® OpenEdge® platform versus an alternative (non-Progress) platform. This study found that the estimated cost of building an application on the Progress platform and bringing it to market is 40% faster with 30% cost savings verses alternative platforms.
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Whitepaper: On-demand Lean Manufacturing

Read this new whitepaper from David Bourque and Sherry Fox of The Technical Evaluation Center that talks about how QAD and Progress are working together to deliver new on-demand, SaaS-based SOA capabilities to mid-sized manufacturers around the world.
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Data Sheet

Overview: OpenEdge eLearning Library

The OpenEdge eLearning Library, empowers users to become proficient in Progress products and technology, leading to increased productivity and efficiency and empowering you to offer contemporary applications to your customers.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Anatomy of a Progress DataDirect Connect Driver

Database middleware plays a critical, often overlooked role in the success of your business applications. Progress DataDirect Connect drivers and providers provide an unparalleled set of features that provide critical development, run-time and production benefits. And Progress DataDirect Connect for ODBC is more than a driver. This comprehensive suite of OBDC for all major databases serves as data connectivity infrastructure or an interface.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Rollbase

Business applications can enable high productivity and efficiency but be costly to build and maintain. Rollbase is a rapid aPaaS that helps companies deploy apps and extend current investments without extensive cost or coding.
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Business Rules Powered Health & Human Services

Overview: Corticon in Health and Human Services

Learn how Health and Human Services agencies can streamline Enrollment and Program Eligibility processing with Progress Corticon.

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Data Sheet

Overview: Corticon BRMS for OpenEdge

This unique combination of Progress OpenEdge and Progress Corticon empowers OpenEdge customers and partners to build true business applications that improve productivity and responsiveness to their customers.
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Data Sheet

Overview: OpenEdge Platform

The OpenEdge product platform is a complete “In-the-Box” solution for business applications. Consisting of a development environment and a deployment platform, it allows you to build your software with our high-productivity development tools. You can then run and manage it with our reliable, scalable, low overhead, multi-operating system deployment platform.
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White Papers

Application Modernization: The Case For Business Rules Automation

You're facing a perfect storm of change, driven by globalization and digital industry disruption. Your customers' expectations are changing; the art of the possible in your own business is changing; and your competition is changing. Simply trying to find ways your IT teams can deliver faster is no longer enough. You need to make sure you make the best possible use of the developers that you have available – focusing them on implementing innovative. Read this white paper to learn how a Business Rules Management System (BRMS) can help businesses automate and manage business rules, giving them the potential implement policies and rules faster, lower IT implementation costs; reduce the turnaround time for change requests; reduce the costs of unplanned changes and bug fixing, and lower the cost of compliance.
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Transparent Data Encryption

Overview: OpenEdge TDE

Progress® OpenEdge® Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) provides protection on disk, in backups, and binary dump files without having to change the application itself. You simply set it and forget it, knowing that your data is securely protected.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Connect for JDBC

Progress® DataDirect Connect® and Connect XE® for JDBC™ is the world’s only suite of Type 5 JDBC drivers for all major databases. Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC is the SPECjAppServer/ECPerf performance and scalability leader, and supports advanced functionality such as application failover, load balancing, bulk load, SSL data encryption, and OS (operating system) Authentication. Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC consistently supports the latest database features and is fully compliant with Java SE 6.0 and JDBC 5.0. Using Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC, developers can easily build database-independent applications; a common architecture across all major databases makes it easy to switch databases or upgrade to new versions of an existing database.
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Disaster Recovery

Overview: Disaster Recovery

Progress OpenEdge enables you to prepare for the unknown. Using Progress OpenEdge Management, Progress OpenEdge Replication and Progress OpenEdge Clusters, you can achieve the ultimate protection against the unforeseen.

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Whitepaper: Migrating UNIX/LINUX OpenEdge Applications

This whitepaper highlights the benefits of migrating to a 64-bit environment. It explains how OpenEdge has provided customers with the ability to easily migrate their 32-bit applications to a 64-bit environment and discusses the potential performance benefit you may see by taking advantage of the capabilities provided by 64-bit systems.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress Corticon Enterprise Data Connector

Data connectivity can be one of the biggest bottlenecks in creating, changing and deploying enterprise applications. Progress® Corticon® Enterprise Data Connector (EDC) uses a unique, model-driven approach to data connectivity that eliminates the complex SQL coding traditionally associated with integrating business rules and enterprise applications. Read this product overview to learn how Corticon EDC reduces complexity by automatically generating optimized SQL for with model-driven connectivity, version control and compliance for decision services.
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Whitepaper: Deployment Architecture for .NET Environments

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Management System (“Corticon BRMS”) fits naturally in today’s service-oriented architectures (SOA), deploying as a service, and leverages the enterprise-class performance, scalability, and high-availability features of leading application servers. It has been designed to support standards critical to enterprise customers building and integrating composite applications. The Progress® Corticon® Server is the patented “no-coding” rules engine for Corticon BRMS, with performance unmatched in the industry. This document describes Corticon Server .NET runtime architecture with particular emphasis on how Corticon Server fits within various enterprise environment.
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Data Sheet

Overview: What's New in OpenEdge 11.3

Release 11.3 builds upon preview OpenEdge releases to further increase developer and business analyst productivity while still reducing the total cost of ownership of the business application. New capabilities accelerate and streamline processes by automating complex decisions - a must in today's rapidly changing business climate.

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Overview: OpenEdge BPM

Progress OpenEdge BPM provides an integrated authoring and runtime environment for developing, simulating and deploying process-oriented business applications.

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White Papers

Whitepaper: Next Generation Business Rules - Realizing the Potential

After a brief primer on business rules, this whitepaper will discuss characteristics of first-generation business rules management systems (BRMS), with particular emphasis on key issues hindering customer success. This will set the stage for a deep dive into the next-generation Progress® Corticon® BRMS, tracing its unique model-driven approach and back to fundamental customer needs that have been underserved by first-generation products. Finally, this paper compares the technical differences between rule execution between the Corticon engine and other BRMS vendors’ engines, providing insights into performance and scalability.
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