SAS is "powerhouse" in big data analytics, says independent research firm
Report notes SAS' 36-year history of providing analytics software
SAS was ranked a leader in the recent report, "The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q1 20131." The importance of big data analytics was underscored by Forrester Research Inc. when it noted in the report that predictive analytics can drive breakthrough business outcomes.
The report says that among the 10 vendors evaluated, SAS is "an analytics powerhouse" and, along with another vendor, an "unshakable leader" in the analysis of big data predictive analytics solutions. The ratings were based on three categories and SAS scored highest among all vendors in each:
- Current offerings
- Market presence
Forrester evaluated 26 SAS® products in its study, demonstrating the breadth of the SAS analytics portfolio. Other vendors had from one to 12 products evaluated.
"Since 1976, SAS has provided enterprises with the industry's most powerful analytics which continue to support the world's largest data sets, now called big data," said Jim Davis, SAS Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. "With innovative new products such as SAS High-Performance Analytics Server, SAS Visual Analytics and SAS DataFlux Event Stream Processing Engine we are leading the charge to meet new and fast-evolving customer needs."
"Regardless of data volume, analytics maturity or company size, SAS helps organizations uncover insight, and while every organization may not have big data, they all have big data analytics problems," said Davis.
A propos de SAS
SAS, leader mondial des solutions de business analytics, est le plus important éditeur indépendant du marché du décisionnel. Ses solutions innovantes aident ses clients -sur plus de 75 000 sites dans le monde- à améliorer leurs performances et à produire de la valeur en prenant rapidement les meilleures décisions.
SAS est implanté sur le marché de l’Afrique francophone depuis plus de 10 ans. La filiale Marocaine constitue pour SAS un Hub régional en support à l’ensemble des pays de l’Afrique francophone. Les organismes et entreprises des pays francophones du Maghreb, de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et de l'Afrique Centrale bénéficient d'un support commercial dédié les aidant à évaluer et réaliser leurs projets.