More than a dozen partners from 11 countries will attain
certifications for OpenEdge Developer, OpenEdge Administrator and
Telerik Certification paths
COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
(NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced its first Service Delivery Partners (SDP)
Certification Program in EMEA. The program enables developers and
administrators to elevate their skills by leveraging the latest
innovations around Progress® OpenEdge®, a leading platform for
simplifying and streamlining the development, integration and management
of global enterprise business applications for fast time-to-market.
"By providing stellar development solutions, coupled with immersive
hands-on trainings, we empower our 1.7 million-strong developer
community and more than 2,000 partner organizations with the tools and
practical knowledge to build next-generation business applications,"
said Mark Armstrong, Vice President and Managing Director EMEA at
Progress. "Our certification programs not only help developers and
administrators expand their vast skill sets; they attain valuable,
independent validation of their expertise in implementing Progress tools
The Service Delivery Partners (SDP) Certification Program offers two
certification paths, designed to serve the needs of developers and
administrators who want to build and support enterprise-class solutions:
OpenEdge Developer track and OpenEdge Administrator track. In addition,
Progress has organized a series of courses as part of the Telerik®
Mobile Platform Enablement Certification Program, held in Progress
offices in Bracknell, UK and Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
The OpenEdge Developer track is an intensive 5-day online training
program, covering the complete set of competencies needed to develop
dynamic, business process-enabled applications with the OpenEdge
product, from OpenEdge integration to ABL application development and
data access. In parallel, specialists seeking to become certified
OpenEdge Administrators, must pass an additional 5.5-day online training
focused on the OpenEdge database and Progress® AppServer administration.
Those participating in the Telerik Mobile Platform Enablement
Certification will attain skills and knowledge around Telerik®
and Telerik® Analytics.
"The SDP Program is the latest addition to our Partner+ ecosystem. Our
SDP partners will play a critical role to deliver Professional Services
in EMEA, enabling our partners and customers to bring innovative
solutions to market faster and increase their competitive swagger," said
Kimberly King, Vice President, Global Partners and Channels, Progress.
Since launch, the certification programs have gained traction with more
than 160 SDP employees from eight European countries enrolled in the
Service Delivery Partners Certification Program. In addition, 45 partner
employees from 11 countries have already earned certificates from the
Telerik Mobile Platform Enablement Program.
"We are delighted to receive this recognition from Progress," said Uttam
Shah, SBU Head, Technology Services, JKT. "Our partnership strengthens
our resolve to alleviate the concerns of Progress users and support them
through their digital transformation."
To learn more or to register for the Progress Service Delivery Partners
Certification Program and Telerik Mobile Platform Enablement courses in
EMEA you, visit www.progress.com/partners.
PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development,
deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the
cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced
performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership.
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