Progress, announced today that users of its premier Modulus platform for hosting, deploying and managing Node.js applications, who are deploying in Asia-Pacific, can now take advantage of the cloud infrastructure of leading hosting provider DigitalOcean. With today’s news, Progress furthers its commitment to the APAC region and solidifies the global presence of its Modulus platform, the only Node.JS enterprise-class deployment PaaS on the market.

Developers anywhere in the world who deploy apps in Asia-Pacific can take advantage of the Modulus platform running on DigitalOcean, immediately. Customers can now build, deploy and scale truly global applications while relying on best-in-class regional support in Asia and Australia. Furthermore, enterprise customers and ISVs can expect decreased latency and increased response time for their Node.js application deployment in APAC.

“The popularity of Node.js is growing rapidly, with more than two million downloads per month, worldwide. This makes it the perfect time to expand our global presence of the Modulus platform,” said Stephen McNulty, VP and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific Progress. “Our offering with DigitalOcean provides added benefit to developers and enterprises looking to deploy in APAC; not only do they have a top-notch technology provider, they also have a trusted partner to provide them with the support they need to scale their applications globally.”

The Modulus platform provides a complete technology stack for application hosting and deployment. It is available both as a hosted service and as an installable product deployable in public, private and hybrid clouds, as well as on-premise.

The Modulus platform enables both the horizontal and vertical scalability of applications; depending on the size of the project and resources at-hand, customers can choose between several available servo sizes of the Modulus Public Cloud offering.

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