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Progress to Spark Innovation at Exchange Conference October 6-9 in Boston

  Progress to Spark Innovation at Exchange Conference October 6-9 in Boston

  Progress Software’s Worldwide Annual Event to Showcase New aPaaS Offering

Progress Exchange 2013

Business Wire

BEDFORD, Mass. -- September 19, 2013

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) will hold Progress Exchange, its
worldwide event for software developers, from October 6-9, 2013 at Boston’s
Westin Boston Waterfront hotel. The four-day conference will draw hundreds of
developers, business leaders, journalists and industry analysts from around
the world to learn more about the latest developments and best practices in
application development and deployment and data integration.

The 2013 Exchange Conference will feature more than 70 hours of breakout
sessions, 11 unique workshops and hands-on labs and demonstrations of the very
latest technology from Progress and its global partner community. Sessions
will focus on a wide array of practical topics, including pricing and sales
strategies for SaaS business applications as well as development
best-practices. In-depth sessions will also focus on using and deploying
Progress technologies, including the new Progress® Pacific™ application
platform-as-a-service (aPaaS), which provides the ability to quickly create,
evolve and customize connected business applications on demand.

Attendees will also:

  *Hear from keynote speaker, recognized author, professor and noted business
    authority, Luke G. Williams on disruptive innovation. Williams is the
    author of Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your
    Business. For more than a decade, he has worked internationally with
    industry leaders such as American Express, GE, Sony, Crocs, Virgin, Disney
    and Hewlett-Packard to develop new products, services and brands. His
    views have also been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek and Fast Company
    and on National Public Radio (NPR).
  *Learn about the latest Progress innovations and market directions from
    Progress senior executives, including CEO Phil Pead, Chief Product Officer
    John Goodson and Chief Technology Officer Karen Tegan Padir.
  *Meet with executives from Progress partners, including QAD, Bluebird Auto
    Rental Systems, Akioma, FDM4, and more.
  *Gain valuable industry and technical information and learn about best
    practices
    one-on-one with product experts at the Exchange Showcase.
  *Network with members of the Progress community and discover how they are
    tackling business challenges and opportunities.
  *Unconference; meet with Progress developers, product managers, and peers
    to solve business problems and ask in depth-questions about the new
    offerings.

To register for Progress Exchange, visit: http://exchange.progress.com/.

Sponsors of Progress Exchange 2013 include: QAD, BravePoint, Quicken Loans,
TOTVS, App Technologies, Consultingwerk, Cyberscience Corporation, Data PA,
Kingslake, ProStar Software, Rollbase Philippines, Tugboat Software, VLG,
White Star Software

Executive Quote:

Jennifer Smith, chief marketing officer at Progress Software said: “At
Progress Exchange 2013 attendees will experience a whole new Exchange and get
sound advice on how to fast track innovation within their companies. We live
in an environment of continuous change where disruption to business and
technologies has become the norm; we will demonstrate to attendees how to
seize the technological advantage, and make their businesses more productive.
With a mix of practical workshops, inspirational speakers and clear guidance
on the Progress roadmap, businesses will get what they need to turn ideas into
reality.”

Customer Quote:

Gordon Fleming, chief marketing officer at QAD said: “Progress has put a lot
of time and effort into helping us deliver a successful, goal-oriented
manufacturing solution to our customers;we look forward to attending Exchange
knowing that we will have the opportunity to explore Pacific and bring new and
exciting applications to our customers.”

Additional Resources:

Progress Corporate Blog

Progress App Dev Blog

Progress DataDirect Blog

Follow conversation about Exchange at #PRGS13

Join the Progress Exchange event group on LinkedIn

Follow conversation about Progress Pacific at #PRGSPacific and #PaaS

Follow Progress Software on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+

Follow Progress DataDirect on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+

About Progress Software Corporation

Progress Software Corporation(NASDAQ: 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. Progress Software can be reached atwww.progress.com or
1-781-280-4000.

Progress and Pacific are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress
Software Corporation or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and
other countries. Any other names contained herein may be trademarks of their
respective owners.

Contact:

Progress Software
Rachel Godwin, +44 (0)7785 285551
rachel.godwin@progress.com