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(Fwd) Progress Home Page Rated: Superior!!!
--- Forwarded mail from email@example.com.COM (Christiaan Holman)
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 16:22:38 -0400
From: firstname.lastname@example.org.COM (Christiaan Holman)
Subject: Progress Home Page Rated: Superior!!!
The October issue of AS/400 Systems Management recently published an
article on Progress Software's Home Page. The article (see below)
praised its accessibility, excellent content as well as ease of use! We
wanted to share this with you and also invite you to check out the
spiffy new "Fall Theme" on the highly rated Progress Home Page.
Manager, International Web Marketing
<<Progress Software - "Superior surfing…">>
Progress Software, a Bedford Park, Mass., supplier of Internet,
and host-based software tools, uses its Web site to give customers what
need: information about new and existing products, news about the
its partners, and links to industry-related news groups.
It's the way they do it that is refreshing. Icons representing four main
of business greet the visitor upon entering the site. Links to
Internet, ActiveX or Java solutions take the visitor to the products of
I decided to check out Progress/400 DataServer, a client/server utility
provides applications with transparent access to DB2/400 databases. You
need to be a programmer to understand the straightforward highlights
this product viable. The product's features and basic requirements are
out in simple terms, upgrade paths are clearly defined, and the site
sister products to consider. Progress concludes each such product
section with a
"Special Note" of good-to-know information. For Progress/400 DataServer,
helpful to learn about that special support notes that apply to Unix
Assuming that for any given product the information given may be enough
you appetite, Progress also offers links to Build, Analyze & Design,
Test, Deploy, and Manage & Update. Upon entering these sections, custom
are offered to other products and services.
Although not all its software is downloadable, Progress does offer a
at Apptivity, its 100 percent Java Multi-Tier Database Application
Visitors can download either a demo or trial copy.
With all the complicated, splashy graphics - and subsequent paralysis of
connection - that occludes many vendor Web sites, it was a pleasure to
through this one. By the way, once visitors arrive, they are encouraged
the Progress site, I already did.
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