Winners' Circle: Progress DataDirect

Winners' Circle by Sumit Sarkar, Chief Data Evangelist, Progress DataDirectProgress



The potential of your business intelligence or data processing application is limited without a comprehensive data connectivity solution. Staying competitive and relevant requires a breadth of data connectivity options.

At Progress, we are laser-focused on high-performance data connectivity for your application, cloud or platform. In fact, Progress® DataDirect® is the undisputed worldwide leader in data connectivity, thanks to our innovative approach and amazing partners—96 of the Fortune 100 and 350+ ISVs are distributing our technology. Our trusted products shield our partners from the high costs of poor data connectivity and set the stage for success.

The DataDirect suite offers unique solutions for enterprises needing to manage and integrate data across relational, big data and cloud data sources. Our portfolio delivers proven, high-performance connectivity, even in the most demanding data migration, integration and management scenarios.

Our latest innovation in hybrid connectivity will completely change the way cloud applications access data. Dubbed “Project Mustang” and available now for previews, this lightweight connector is designed to be embedded in your public or private cloud application, providing secure access to data residing on-premises behind a firewall or in the cloud.

This new DataDirect solution is compatible with industry- standard APIs—ODBC, JDBC, REST and OData—so you can easily manage access to data across cloud, RDBMS, Big Data and NoSQL. The result? Secure access to data behind the firewall from your cloud application—with almost no implementation effort for your customers.

Now, with Progress DataDirect, it’s possible to get sharp, comprehensive business intelligence and unlimited data connectivity for your applications.