A background of Progress Software notes the vendor’s product line-up, and some of the benefits companies find by using Progress platforms and infrastructure products. The vendor’s recent growth is also detailed, as well as its relationships with partners.
for Web services, ESB, JMS, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP/S) and so on. On the database side, beside the vendor’s own OpenEdge RDBMS (with “RDBMS” standing for relational database management system) that is JDBC-, ODBC-, and structured query language (SQL)-compliant, there is support for other databases, such as Microsoft SQL Server , Oracle , and IBM DB2 . Finally, the deployment platform supports many operating systems (for example, Linux, UNIX, and