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SAS Federation Server

SAS® Federation Server

Get a virtual business view of your data without moving it

You can’t get the most value from your data if it’s difficult to access. And you can’t move it if it puts security at risk. Data federation from SAS gives you the accessibility and flexibility you need as part of your data virtualization strategy.


Govern views with unprecedented security.

Advanced security options and data masking capabilities let you determine not only who’s authorized to view your data, but also what they see on an extremely granular level. It all helps ensure your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

Reduce cost through query flexibility.

There's no reason to limit the number of times you query your system with our data caching capability. Access the data you need – as often as you need it – without impacting your system or driving up costs.

Maintain and monitor data with centralized controls.

A centralized, Web-based console makes it easy to graphically administer, monitor and maintain connections, user privileges and refresh schedules. It makes it easier to deal with multiple permutations and combinations of user access to information.

Get consistent access to multiple data sources.

SAS Federation Server creates a virtual environment that unifies and standardizes access across multiple, heterogeneous systems from a single connection, eliminating the need to create separate access strategies for each data source.


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SAS Federation Server
  • Unified data sources with a single view to virtualized data stores. Create federated source data names, enabling users to access multiple, heterogeneous data sources in the same connection.
  • Centralized administration, configuration and monitoring. Use the Web-based administrative console for simplified maintenance of user access, privileges and authorizations.
  • Enhanced data access performance with data caches and scheduling. Keep application queries current and available to users.
  • Secured information with granular administrative settings. Define access permissions for a user or group at the catalog, schema, table, column and row level.

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