SOURCE: Progress Software

Progress Software

November 16, 2010 09:22 ET

Independent Research Firm Names Progress Software a Leader in Comprehensive Integration Solutions

Report Highlights Strength of Progress® Integration Suite Comprising the Progress Sonic® ESB, Actional®, Savvion® and Apama® Platforms

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has cited Progress Software as a leader in "The Forrester Wave™: Comprehensive Integration Solutions, Q4, 2010 (November 2010)" report. In this detailed review of comprehensive integration solution (CIS) providers, the Progress® Integration suite is named one of the leaders, with some of the highest scores in the following categories: Service-Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management, Complex Event Processing and Business Application Management capabilities.

The report, which evaluated the strategy, current offering and market presence of 15 CIS providers, details the strengths of the Progress Integration suite, which combines technologies from the Progress Sonic® ESB platform, the Progress Actional® SOA management platform, Progress Apama® event processing platform, and the powerful Progress Savvion® BPM platform. According to the report, "this has enabled Progress to score well across all areas of the evaluation." The report also recognizes Progress Software as providing "one of the leading ESB solutions (Sonic) for some time."

Dr. John Bates, chief technology officer (CTO), Progress Software, commented: "We're proud to be recognized by Forrester as a leader in their comprehensive integration solutions report. The Progress Integration suite offers enterprises an extensive solution that brings together services, data, events and processes to maximize agility, visibility and efficiency across IT and the business. Operational responsiveness starts with integration and only Progress can offer the best-in-class solutions in every CIS category."

About Progress Software Corporation
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive to changing conditions and customer interactions as they occur -- to capitalize on new opportunities, drive greater efficiencies and reduce risk. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class infrastructure software spanning event-driven visibility and real-time response, open integration, data access and integration, and application development and deployment -- all supporting on-premises and SaaS/Cloud deployments. Progress maximizes the benefits of operational responsiveness while minimizing IT complexity and total cost of ownership. Progress can be reached at or +1-781-280-4000.

Progress, Actional, Apama, Sonic, and Savvion are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Any other names contained herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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