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Progress Issues Update of Application-Development Platform

Progress, a developer of software for managing business applications, has released the latest version of Progress OpenEdge.

The tool is a platform for simplifying the development, deployment and management of global business applications. The new release follows Progress's acquisition of Telerik in 2014. The company is now offering the Telerik Platform for OpenEdge application. Users can extend OpenEdge with advanced mobile app-development capabilities, test and deployment features. They can also draw on JavaScript Data Objects for easy integration of mobile apps with existing Progress OpenEdge business logic. The vendor offers platform support that is based on open industry-standard interfaces and cloud scalability, with "virtually unlimited" data-storage capabilities. The Progress OpenEdge platform can enable secure applications with support by the latest Transport Layered Security, ensuring privacy between communicating applications and application users. The platform also offers secure data management via multi-tenant table implementations, and helps to minimize the risk of malicious attacks, Progress said.

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The tool is a platform for simplifying the development, deployment and management of global business applications. The new release follows Progress's acquisition of Telerik in 2014. The company is now offering the Telerik Platform for OpenEdge application. Users can extend OpenEdge with advanced mobile app-development capabilities, test and deployment features. They can also draw on JavaScript Data Objects for easy integration of mobile apps with existing Progress OpenEdge business logic. The vendor offers platform support that is based on open industry-standard interfaces and cloud scalability, with "virtually unlimited" data-storage capabilities. The Progress OpenEdge platform can enable secure applications with support by the latest Transport Layered Security, ensuring privacy between communicating applications and application users. The platform also offers secure data management via multi-tenant table implementations, and helps to minimize the risk of malicious attacks, Progress said.

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