We can speak about PROGRESS in two different meanings - first, in sense of a powerful realational database management system, and the second - of the software company, which has made this product and which is called "PROGRESS Software Corporation" (or PSC). There are more software products from this company, and these are not only database management software. The most known of other products is, for example, SonicMQ - general purpose messaging software for various needs. Hence, the first meaning is more narrow, but the most common, when speaking about PROGRESS.
PROGRESS RDBMS is an enterprise level relational database system,
which successfully competes with the other popular DB systems, such as Oracle, Sybase, Informix, DB2, MS SQL Server.
PROGRESS is in use by many customers worldwide, and in some countries it takes from 20% to 50% of DB market (such as Holland, Sweden,
Australia and, of course, USA). As about the Baltic states, - PROGRESS is mostly in use in Estonia.
The PROGRESS Company, or PSC, with more than 2,000 global Application Partners enables customers to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by delivering business solutions that simplify their operations, are fast to implement, provide lowest total cost of ownership, and have unparalleled reliability.
Here are links to our systems which use PROGRESS RDBMS as a backend database:
Below are some links to PROGRESS related information: