Progress Announces Global Partner Awards, Markinson Wins Again

Brisbane, Queensland – 2 June, 2017 – Markinson Business Solutions is delighted to receive a Highest Revenue award, as Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) announced the winners of the Progress 2016 Global Partner Awards.

Ian Whiting, Chief Executive Officer, Markinson commented: “This award represents a key milestone for our team. We have been partnering with Progress for over twenty years, and are experiencing first-hand the company’s efforts to offer an innovative application development platform that meets Australian organisations’ changing business needs. Application development – and cognitive capabilities - are becoming critical as organisations want to reap the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies. We are looking forward to continuing growing our business with Progress”.

The Progress OpenEdge 2016 Global Partner Awards recognise partners who have leveraged Progress OpenEdge, the leading application development platform for simplifying the delivery of mission-critical business applications, in a significant way.

“These organisations exemplify the power of Progress technology to deliver game-changing business outcomes,” said Kimberly King, Vice President, Global Partners and Channels, Progress. “We’re proud of our partners’ expertise in leveraging Progress technology to develop applications and experiences that deliver on complex and innovative business requirements. Together we help our customers grow their businesses and stay competitive in a fast-paced technology landscape. Best of all, we inspire each other to drive innovation and create the best solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.”

The annual recognition, which includes both Progress® OpenEdge® Global Partner Award winners and Progress® Sitefinity™ Partner of the Year Award winners, celebrates top Progress partners demonstrating excellence in a wide array of business and market categories as well as technology innovation. In total, the awards honoured 18 Progress partners across 10 countries.

About Markinson Business Solutions

Markinson Business Solutions is a business software company dedicated to the creation and provision of innovative solutions and services to companies across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. As part of Constellation Software via its operating group Friedman Corporation, Markinson Business Solutions benefits from a strong corporate platform and international support, yet utilises its proud 30 year history of local industry experience to work closely with customers to support the achievement of business requirements.

About Progress

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. Progress empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage. Progress offers leading technologies for easily building powerful user interfaces across any type of device, a reliable, scalable and secure backend platform to deploy modern applications, leading data connectivity to all sources, and award-winning predictive analytics that brings the power of machine learning to any organization. Over 1700 independent software vendors, 80,000 enterprise customers, and 2 million developers rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn about Progress at www.progress.com or +1-800-477-6473.

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