Progress Releases Suite of Data Connectors for SaaS CRM Platforms
Progress has announced the availability of a new set of SaaS CRM connectors as part of the Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline. The new enterprise-ready connectors leverage industry-standard SQL (ODBC, JDBC) and REST (OData) access, using prebuilt connectors to access data from third-party analytics and data management tools, as well as other SaaS applications.
The new suite of open standard connectors provide powerful and open data connectivity to SaaS CRM solutions, including Salesforce, SugarCRM, Veeva CRM, Microsoft Dynamics and Oracle Sales Cloud, according to the vendor
ISVs in the analytics and data management space need to integrate with and pull data from a wide range of CRM solutions, and this Progress support for SaaS CRM with open SQL and REST connectors offers them a "great option" to connect standalone tools to CRM data for advanced analytics capabilities, said Dion Picco, general manager, Data Connectivity & Integration, Progress.
The Progress suite of CRM offerings with prebuilt standard connectors provides optimized data connectivity by pushing down operations to the SaaS CRM APIs, and supports the latest versions of those APIs.
In addition, the Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline is a data access service that provides secure access to cloud and on-premise data sources for hybrid cloud applications. Through the Hybrid Data Pipeline, the connectivity layer of the CRM suite can now be self-hosted in any cloud or on-premise.
The new connectors are available today. To learn more, go here.