Progress OpenEdge Recognized for Continued Worldwide Embedded Database Leadership

February 3, 2005

[From Business Wire]

The Progress OpenEdge Division, a leading supplier of technology for building the world's best business applications and an operating unit of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), today announced that an independent study by IDC ranks Progress as the worldwide leader of the embedded database market with 19.7 percent market share. The IDC report, "Worldwide Embedded Database Management Systems 2003 Vendor Shares" (document 32468), examines the embedded DBMS market for 2001-2003. Worldwide market size is provided for 2003, with trends from 2002 through 2008.

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