SAS boosts popular business intelligence servers
Customers drive enhancements to SAS® Enterprise BI Server, SAS® BI Server
CARY, NC (Sep. 11, 2012) – SAS' flagship business intelligence server products now offer more display, design and navigation features than ever. The latest versions of SAS Enterprise BI Server and SAS BI Server also feature new reporting and dashboard options, including enhanced customization, added data filters and more, to better showcase insights from data assets.
"SAS BI technologies anchor many customers' business analytics strategies. Their suggestions for how SAS could provide even greater benefit have been invaluable," said Jim Davis, SAS Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. "This round of enhancements is clearly customer-focused."
Key members of the SAS Business Intelligence product family, SAS Enterprise BI Server and SAS BI Server now offer increased options for conditional highlighting, drilldown, headers and footers, display items based on browser regional settings, and other new features.
SAS® Business Intelligence helps Valance control health care costs
Valence Health depends on SAS Enterprise BI Server both for its own reporting and to provide powerful self-service reporting for its customers, US health care providers.
SAS Enterprise BI Server is pivotal to Valence's infrastructure, which helps groups of independent doctors and hospitals leverage economies of scale from clinical integration. At the same time, it helps them manage risk, bolster revenues and improve the quality of health care to patients.
"It is an absolute requirement in the current market that we provide our clients with Web-based self-service reporting. They can examine patient cost, disease management, risk stratification, case management and other information at their convenience," said Steve Tutewohl, Valence Senior Vice President of Analytics. "SAS Enterprise BI Server empowers our customers to analyze how Valence has helped lower costs."
Related SAS offerings
In addition to SAS BI Server products, the SAS Business Intelligence family also includes highly regarded SAS Office Analytics and SAS Visual Analytics.
SAS Office Analytics connects analytics data with Microsoft Office products to produce consistent views of data, automate reporting and add analytical insights while keeping users within well-known software interfaces.
SAS Visual Analytics, introduced earlier this year, is a high-performance, in-memory solution for exploring massive amounts of data very quickly. It enables users to spot patterns, identify opportunities for further analysis and convey visual results via Web reports or the iPad®.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 60,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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