Progress Application Server for OpenEdge Advances Business Critical Apps with Security, Extensibility and Cloud-Ready Capabilities
Designed for scalability and extensibility, latest release facilitates the evolution of business applications while minimizing resources and limiting security vulnerabilities
Built on the widely-adopted Apache Tomcat, PAS for OpenEdge server is a scalable, secure and standards-based application server that facilitates the modernization of legacy applications and increases its extensibility to deliver improved digital experiences and cloud and mobile-first deployment. It allows application developers to extend APIs and easily leverage the existing OpenEdge Advanced Business Language (ABL) codebase to provide new functionality, technology and user experiences. Businesses in need of scale will find that it requires fewer resources to update and less application to code, ultimately increasing developer productivity and time to market.
“The Progress Application Server for OpenEdge solution is important to
our application because it allows us to consolidate our business logic
into one location creating a highly maintainable code base,” said
Key benefits of PAS for OpenEdge server include:
- Simplicity: Built on the Apache Tomcat web server framework, PAS for OpenEdge server is installed, configured and monitored as a web server that supports easy to create HTML-based frontends for users of OpenEdge applications.
- Security: With Spring Security Framework included, PAS for OpenEdge server was designed on the latest standards for secure operation, ensuring trusted identity management by hardening the overall security of the OpenEdge application environment. The Spring Security Framework is also available in OpenEdge 11.7 and is the foundation for the OpenEdge Authentication Gateway.
- Cloud-Ready: Provides a scalable, cloud-ready server to optimize operations and reduce management costs. PAS for OpenEdge server also unifies all Progress OpenEdge solution offerings into a single application server technology, providing customers with a familiar programming model, increased communications, simple and consistent installations and easier management of the application lifecycle.
ABL Developmentand Deployment: Specifically tailored to support ABL application development and deployment environments, PAS for OpenEdge server is designed to use significantly fewer system resources than the original OpenEdge AppServer, in turn enhancing scalability and performance of business applications.
“Progress technology, including the Progress Application Server for
OpenEdge solution, has given us the power to grow alongside our
enterprise customers. It allows us to evolve the application over time
to keep up with new trends,” said
“The trend from monolithic to services-based architectures, as well as
continuous delivery deployment models, require flexibility and
reliability like never before. Users expect applications to always be
up-to-date with the latest functionality, requiring no downtime, yet
remaining secure and compliant at all times,” said
The enhanced Progress Application Server for OpenEdge solution is now available in Progress OpenEdge 11.7.3. To test ride OpenEdge 11.7.3 application for 60 days, or to learn more, please visit www.progress.com/openedge.
Kim Baker, +1 888-365-2779