Progress Software Corporation, an enterprise software company, provides software solutions to organizations for operational responsiveness. The company’s application development platforms include Progress OpenEdge for the development and deployment of business applications; Progress Orbix to address enterprise integration problems; and Progress ObjectStore to store data with a relational database management system or file-based storage system. Its enterprise business solutions comprise Progress Responsiveness Process Management suite that enables business users the visibility into processes and to respond to events; Progress Control Tower, an interactive business control panel; Progress Sonic for integration and reuse of business systems; Progress Actional that offers operational and business visibility, root cause analysis, and policy-based security and control of services; Progress Apama, which provides tools for creating, testing, and deploying strategies for various applications; Progress Savvion BusinessManager, a business process management software; Corticon no-coding rules engine to automate decision processes; and FuseSource products that provide access to professional open source integration and messaging software. The company’s enterprise data solutions consist of Progress DataDirect Connect, which provides data connectivity components to connect applications running on various platforms; Progress DataDirect Shadow that offers foundation architecture for standards-based mainframe integration; and Progress Data Services product set, which provides data integration for distributed applications. It also offers maintenance, consulting, training, and customer support services. The company sells its products directly and through independent distributors to end-users, independent software vendors, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators worldwide. Progress Software Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.