Fraport uses SAS® Visual Analytics to make real-time operational decisions at Germany's busiest airport
Frankfurt Airport in Germany flies more than 57 million passengers and 2 million metric tons of freight to 113 countries each year – making it Europe's third-busiest airport, behind only London Heathrow and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. It's up to transport company Fraport AG to make sure that airport operations can handle so much traffic.
"We need to analyze massive quantities of data in real time," explains Dieter Steinmann, Fraport's Senior Manager of Information and Communication Services. "High-performance analytics is the perfect solution for us. In addition to the extra speed, we're also looking forward to new opportunities for data exploration and visualization with SAS Visual Analytics."
Fraport implemented SAS Visual Analytics on a Pivotal DCA (formerly EMC Greenplum DCA), which was optimized with SAS for big data analytics.
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Fraport required a solution to reduce operation costs and improve analysis of big data.
The airport saves both time and costs by analyzing data efficiently.
“"In addition to the extra speed, we're also looking forward to new opportunities for data exploration and visualization with SAS Visual Analytics."”
Manager of Information and Communication Services for Business Systems