SAS® Viya™ named to Database Trends and Applications Trend-Setting Products for 2018

Powerful technology from analytics leader SAS has once again placed the company on a prestigious list of innovative products. Database Trends and Applications magazine (DBTA) placed SAS® Viya™ on its fifth annual list of trend-setting products in data management and analysis. The products on the list are recognized as being both innovative and effective in helping customers address evolving challenges and opportunities within their businesses.

“Today, more than ever, businesses rely on IT to deliver a competitive edge,” said Thomas Hogan, Group Publisher of Database Trends and Applications. “However, it has become very difficult to sift through all the hype and identify products that produce results in the real world. We created this list to do the heavy lifting for you and point out the products that are really transforming enterprise data management and analysis.”

SAS Viya is part of a larger strategy for the SAS Platform, which encompasses all SAS technology products. SAS offers software for the entire analytics life cycle, from data access and preparation, analytical discovery and model building, through to production deployment and ongoing management.

“Organizations that rely on SAS derive measurable value from their analytics programs,” said Fiona McNeill, Global Product Marketing Manager at SAS. “SAS Viya modernizes key aspects of the SAS Platform and enables our customers to bring together all of their analytics assets, uniting SAS with open source technologies. SAS is able to address the diverse needs of our customers, scale with growing data volumes, and address new use cases – all from a resilient and trusted platform.”

With the newest release of the SAS Platform on Dec. 12, SAS is releasing an integrated visual user experience to improve productivity across the analytics life cycle. Building upon a long history of machine learning, SAS now taps into the latest deep learning algorithms and continues to invest heavily in embedding artificial intelligence (AI). This includes the development of natural language understanding to enhance customer interaction and address the diverse needs of organizations to drive even more insights from data.

Visit the publication’s website for the full list of DBTA Trend-Setting Products for 2018.

About Database Trends and Applications

Database Trends and Applications (DBTA), published by Information Today, Inc., is a bi-monthly magazine, delivering advanced trends analysis and case studies in information management developed by a team with 25 years of market coverage experience. Visit for subscription information. DBTA also delivers groundbreaking research of unparalleled depth and foresight exclusively through its Unisphere Research group.

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