OpenEdge Whitepapers

White Papers

Whitepaper: The Power of Synergy

This paper examines the intersection of BPM and BRMS technology on the Progress® OpenEdge® platform: what they are, how they interact, and why this is of key importance to the agility, accuracy, cost and compliance of your business process.
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Overview: Applications Designed for Change (Progress OpenEdge BPM and Corticon BRMS)

Business analysts and developers need to be able to define application workflows in a more agile fashion, if they are to design applications for future change. Discover how the Progress BPM and BRMS solution can future-proof your applications while improving business policy enforcement.
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Whitepaper: Accelerating Time to Value with OpenEdge BPM and Corticon

Gary Calcott examines the challenges faced by a mid-sized European company to adapt to rapid changes in the competitive landscape within a traditional system of business rule logic embedded within software code. The company leveraged Progress OpenEdge BPM along with Progress Corticon BRMS.
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Overview: Advanced Business Language (ABL)

This product overview describes the technical specifications for Advanced Business Language (ABL), the programming language for Progress OpenEdge application development. OpenEdge developers can create one set of code to express business processes, and deploy it to multiple platforms, services and clients.
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RDBMS

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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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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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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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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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: Build For Change - Turn Policies Into Action

Examine the intersection of business rules management and business process management: what they are, how they interact, and why this is important to the agility, accuracy, cost and compliance of your business processes.
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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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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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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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Overview: OpenEdge Mobile

OpenEdge Mobile provides an integrated, “everything-in-the-box” mobile UI development platform to quickly and easily extend existing, or create new, OpenEdge applications to support mobile users.
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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 Replication

Progress® OpenEdge® Replication and Replication Plus protect against the potential loss of the database by automatically duplicating changes on the production database to a set of mirrored databases at hot standby sites.

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Overview: OpenEdge Dataservers

OpenEdge DataServers provide application developers with a transparent interface to a wide range of non-Progress database management systems.
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Whitepaper: Extend your business application beyond the desktop

Learn how OpenEdge Mobile helps you extend the reach of current Business Applications and go mobile quickly.
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