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Progress Services

JKT is one of the industry’s leading providers of Progress Software services with more than two decades of experience, providing application development and support to customers globally. Our association with Progress Software Corp. (PSC) started in 1988 and continues to flourish today.

JKT’s Progress practice comprises of over 150 trained consultants which makes us one of the largest Progress specialists in the world in ‘Core’ Progress OpenEdge development skills.

We have a proven track record in providing services on platforms including Linux, Unix, AIX and MS Windows across all Progress versions starting from V5 as well as Character, GUI, Web based and Mobility solutions. Our mature Progress practice has robust and time tested methodology, solution delivery framework and capabilities that ensure the best solution for our clients. We partner with industry’s leading technology providers such as Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and IBM to ensure that all your enterprise integration requirements are well serviced under one roof.

Having delivered solutions in Progress technology to ISV’s, SME’s and many large enterprises across the globe over many years, we have earned an industry reputation as a reliable Progress Software services partner of choice. We have extensive experience in leading Progress based solution such as QAD, Infor Syteline, NxTrend, Epicor, MXP, FACTS, Dispatch-1, OpenAccounts, k-PAYE, Geneva, iCON, IRMS, SAGE.

Our portfolio of Progress service offering includes:

Legacy Modernization Services

As we move on from internet era and into the social, mobility and cloud age organizations face a unique challenge of keeping pace with changing technology and providing the best of experiences to all stakeholders. One of the major concerns in this area is existing Legacy systems that play an important role in delivering business services.

Our application modernization solution is designed to increase shelf-life of your current applications leveraging advancements in technology at minimal cost. We understand that core systems running successfully over many years are mission critical and organizations would want to modernize them without attempting significant changes to current functionality. In process of doing so, businesses may not be willing to completely re-write the existing system on new platform. With our proven expertise to modernize the applications for our clients, we have added many more years of shelf life to several ISV products and end-user in-house custom applications.

We are industry leaders in Legacy Progress based technologies and have proven expertise in migrating complex Progress applications ranging from ERP systems, CRM systems and other business and enterprise applications to newer web based distributed applications platforms using today’s popular technology frameworks based upon .Net, Java, HTML5 and others.

We realize that cloud computing presents valuable opportunities for businesses today. JKT considers cloud as one of the key platforms for modernizing and have integrated offerings for cloud migration along with up gradation and reengineering options.

Our key service offerings in the Legacy Modernization and Cloud area are as depicted below:

Platform & Version Upgrade Services

With our proven expertise in all versions of Progress (Version 6.x to OpenEdge 11), we can seamlessly upgrade your applications from / to any version of Progress. While upgrading to a newer version, we assist in maintenance of the existing versions of the application as well as making the application available on other databases such as Oracle and SQL-Server. Our version upgrade service includes:

  • Software version upgrade
  • Platform OS migration
  • Database Migration
  • Risk assessment of existing version
  • Licensing and pricing recommendation
  • Application analysis and change identification
  • Estimation and change plan
  • Test and Parallel run
  • Promote to production and Warranty

Technology Migration Services

Our Technology Migration Services cover modernization of Legacy Systems to adopt newer widely accepted technology solutions. Whilst responding to ongoing business challenges, mergers & acquisitions, competitive pressures, new IT strategy and scalability issues we have successfully migrated many Progress based applications to the Open source / Proprietary platforms like Java/J2EE, Microsoft .Net, Oracle and SAP. Our technology migration services cover-

  • Migration to newer technology stack such as .Net, Java, and JavaScript based technologies (NodeJS, AngularJS, MeteorJS, ExcessJS)
  • Creation of new HTML 5 based web / mobile based UI front end and integration with existing Progress business logic enabling reuse of years of investment in legacy business logic
  • COTS product selection based upon analysis of existing system. Configuration and customization of COTS product as per business requirement
  • To – Be application gap analysis
  • Validation testing
  • Execution and roll out planning
  • Roll out and production handover

Cloud Migration Services

Moving to Cloud is a key factor in today’s competitive and cost oriented IT paradigm and must be a decision criteria for any holistic legacy modernization initiative. Our expertise and special focus on cloud migration provides you an opportunity to consider options available for porting and developing applications on to various cloud platforms. Our Service Offerings on cloud include :

  • Performing Cloud Fit Analysis of Legacy Progress Applications
  • Deploying Progress based legacy applications on Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, Progress Pacific Arcade Paas platforms
  • Re-Engineering Progress Legacy applications on Progress Rollbase or Force.com aPaas solutions
  • Cloud Porting with Version and Platform upgrade
  • Performance Tuning
  • Validation and Testing
  • Data Migration
  • Cloud and On Premises Application Integration

JKT utilizes proprietary methodologies and frameworks for modernization which we have developed with years of practice on migration projects. Our rigorous CMMI processes, PMI certified project management skills and proven methodologies ensure maximum benefit and minimum risk.

Application/Product Development

For custom applications development we provide complete lifecycle services ranging from business requirement analysis, plan, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance. Using robust development process, methodologies, extensive knowledge of Progress Frameworks (UAA and OERA) and industry experience, we enable businesses to quickly & efficiently build, deploy and manage enterprise level applications/products. Our Progress Application/Product Development service offering includes:

  • Process & Governance Assessment
  • Technical Architecture Consulting
  • Project Management and Execution
  • Reengineering
  • Character, Client-Server GUI, ADM and Web based development
  • Component-based Distributed Application development
  • Open, standards-based Interoperability and Integration
  • Improving application performance and scalability
  • Implementing multilingual capabilities

Application Maintenance and Support

Our application maintenance and support services are geared to address the changing business environment, challenges, issues in day-to-day operations, usage and service requests. We are committed to provide hassle free maintenance of your applications whilst constantly improving the quality of the software. Whether it is ad-hoc support or 24×7 SLA based support, our engagements are flexible and designed to meet the requirements of any-size of organisation.

JKT continues to support many older versions of Progress such as V6, V7, V8, V9 and Dynamics. Our Progress Application Maintenance and Support Includes:

  • Handling of SR’s based on SLA’s
  • Application enhancement
  • Bug fixes
  • Technical support to end user

We have extensive experience in offering support using ITIL processes. JKT Application Managed Service (AMS) is an ITIL based SLA driven Application Support Services which is certified by SAP. We facilitate our client’s maximum business value and minimizing their total cost of maintenance and support.

Business Intelligence solutions

Availability of right business data at the right time is critical to business success and a key value add of any IT system. Since Progress donot have any native Business Intelligence solutions we have addressed this challenge by developing in-house frameworks and enablers. Over many years, we have successfully implemented and plugged in the 3rd party BI solutions using JKT Data replication framework and Solutions Accelerators (BI solution hooked to replication data). We have implemented real-time or batch mode data replication which gives a detail statistical view of any dropped record, failure, real time information via email or any mobile/handheld device. Our Business Intelligence solutions involve:

  • Data replication architecture design (one or multiple sources of data)
  • Replication service implementation and validation
  • 3rd party BI tool hookup
  • Accelerators in SSBI, Pentaho Opensource and Oracle BI
  • Solution development (Reporting, analytics, Data/Decision Cubes etc)

Database Administration Services

Our remote Progress database administration services consist of installation, upgrade, database recovery, support, database reconfiguration and reorganisations for performance improvements, refreshing test databases, new database set-up and configuration. Our services also include set up after imaging for database recovery, Progress disk architecture and load balancing , high level database analysis and performance tuning, creation and maintenance of development databases, test and failover databases , set up Backup & Recovery process, suggestions to improve database system reliability, documentation of various activities/procedures . JKT undertakes complete database administration, Progress database schema modifications, Database design reviews, ensuring SOX audit adherence, Assist in troubleshooting and resolving application locking and performance issues. Features of standard services are:

  • 24 x 7 x 365 monitoring of the complete database environment for serious errors and alerts
  • Ensure high availability for production databases
  • Continuous monitoring of database/system activities for performance improvements
  • Monitor system resource utilization and maintain database growth
  • Verify database backups
  • Basic performance tuning which can be done within an hour
  • Incident Response Time (1 Hour response to any database emergency)
  • Immediate resource assignment for fixing emergency database issues
  • Same Day response to any database non- emergency
  • Monthly Reporting

Progress Corticon

Progress Corticon® help organizations make better, faster decisions by managing the rules that drive their business. Progress Corticon® Business Rules Management Software ensures the consistent, efficient, reliable, and (where possible) automated execution of a company’s strategies and policies. This enhances the quality and productivity across key business processes, resulting in transformational improvements in business performance.

The market-leading platform for automating and executing business rules, Progress Corticon is used by more than 450 customers worldwide. Customers in various industries such as financial services, government, insurance and more have realized significant bottom- and top-line results using Progress Corticon to codify, program and deploy business rules. They see improvements in decision automation, decision change processes, and decision-related insights. Learn more.

JK Technosoft is the System Integration (SI) Partner for the Progress Software Corporation to implement Progress products for large enterprises.

JKT provides Progress application development, maintenance, modernization, analytics and database administration services to its global Progress customers. JKT’s Progress center of excellence comprises of consultants having core competencies in implementation of Progress products including Corticon, Data Direct, OpenEdge, Pacific and other legacy versions of Progress.

If you want to know how Progress Corticon can benefit in managing your business rules, write to us at tsmarketing@jktech.com .

Training

JKT has been at the forefront of providing training in industry’s leading platforms including Progress to corporate users as well as ISV’s. We use authorised training material from Progress Software to offer structured courseware along with workshops and case studies to raise the quality of your Progress skilled staff. Our training will bring your professional to head start in Progress based development and support which allows you to create your in house resource pool. Our training services includes:

  • Customised curriculum design based on the requirement and profile of people getting trained
  • Training material and handouts
  • Workshop and case study
  • Hands-on sessions for project
  • Setting-up practice environment and learning objective post training
  • Professional trainer with industry experience
  • Wide array of training services like OpenEdge, ADM, GUI, ChUI, Webspeed, 4GL etc.

We pride ourselves in training some of the large industrial houses and established IT players in the Indian sub-continent like Wipro, Cognizant, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL Technologies, Atos Origin, Tata Infotech, L&T infotech, Pantaloon, Daewoo, BSES, Bluechip and Godrej.

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