Progress Software Corporation today announced general availability of its application platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, Progress Pacific.
Progress Pacific application platform-as-a-Service (aPaas) has new data connectivity and application capabilities and provides developers with flexibility that helps them avoid vendor lock-in and develop and deploy key business applications anywhere they want, including openstack, on-premise, hybrid, etc.
The key data connectivity and application capabilities include:
Progress DataDirect Cloud service: The new Progress DataDirect Cloud service enables applications to easily integrate data from popular SaaS, relational database, Big Data, social, CRM and ERP systems. It has a standards-based SQL interface that works with any ODBC or JDBC compatible application.
– John Goodson, CPO, Progress Software.
The connection management service uses a single standards-based interface to execute SQL queries against a wide range of cloud data sources, thereby allowing applications to be built in less time.
Progress Rollbase: Progress Rollbase infrastructure has been improved and now offers an enhanced user experience for standards-based business applications created with drag-and-drop tools using any web browser.
It also includes support for OpenEdge 11.3, fine-grained locking for published applications and integration of Progress DataDirect JDBC drivers.
Progress OpenEdge 11.3: The new integrated Progress DataDirect Cloud (BPM) and business rules management system (BRMS) capabilities 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.
“Customer and partner response to the Progress Pacific launch in June has been extremely positive and we are now delivering on our vision,” said John Goodson, Chief product officer, Progress Software.
“It’s clear that the move to aPaaS is gaining momentum as time-to-market and data capabilities in new apps are key requirements for developers and end users.”
“Pacific addresses these needs with rich data, visual design and open deployment capabilities in a single platform,” he added.