Progress is an international software organisation that provide solutions for
enterprise integration, application development and data interoperability,
specialising in Software as a Service (SaaS).
The Progress products provide infrastructure for a number of diverse applications used by many businesses in varied industries; perhaps their most renowned application is the OpenEdge ABL (also known as the Progress 4GL) that was created in the early 1980s.
The technology and products from Progress are implemented by over 60,000 organisations in around 140 countries, offering a number of units that include Application Development and Data Integration. The current CEO is Yogesh Gupta and their headquarters are located in Bedford, Massachusetts.
Many IT professionals will be aware of or will use Progress products within their works.