Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced availability of new data connectivity and application capabilities as part of its Progress® Pacific™ application platform-as-a-service (aPaaS), furthering its strategy to give anyone the ability to quickly create, evolve and customize connected business applications on demand. They include:
- Data Connectivity: The new Progress DataDirect Cloud™ service enables applications to easily integrate data from popular SaaS, relational database, Big Data, social, CRM and ERP systems. The connection management service allows applications to be built in less time by using a single standards-based interface to execute SQL queries against a wide range of cloud data sources.
- Application Development: New integrated business process management (BPM) and business rules management system (BRMS) capabilities dramatically simplify application customization using Progress OpenEdge® 11.3 development software. Flexible processes, rules and workflows can be easily configured to meet business requirements while greatly accelerating productivity. In addition, an improved Progress Rollbase® infrastructure ensures an enhanced user experience for standards-based business applications created with innovative drag-and-drop tools using any web browser. Progress Rollbase is one of the industry’s most innovative rapid development platforms.
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