Microsoft Azure and SAS make it easy to find answers in the cloud.

Make it easy to find answers in the cloud.

SAS and Microsoft are empowering everyone to use analytics to ask and answer the questions that drive organizations forward.

SAS Wins 2022 Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year

Together, SAS and Microsoft are making analytics easier to use by erasing traditional friction points between data, insights and action.

Seamless, scalable analytics

Faster deployment means faster analytic insights. We remove organizational barriers so you can act quickly to seize opportunities and mitigate risks.

Deep enterprise integration

Put analytics in the hands of everyone in your organization so they have the tools to achieve remarkable outcomes.

Powerful, secure & flexible platform

Inspire greater trust and confidence in every decision with built-in controls, automation and transparency.

Premier expertise & true partnership

Together, SAS and Microsoft are uniquely qualified to partner with your organization – on any scale, in any industry – to drive innovation.

204% ROI? Payback in 14 months?

Yes, and so much more.

Better infrastructure availability and performance. More efficient operations. Scalability to new use cases. These are just some of the key benefits realized by organizations who have deployed SAS Viya on Azure. Read this Forrester Total Economic Impact study to learn the potential cost savings and business benefits enabled by SAS Viya on Azure.

WELCOME TO THE EMPOWERED CLOUD
 

With combined technology and a shared road map, SAS and Microsoft are partnering to further shape the future of AI and analytics in the cloud.

Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS, and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, talk about the value the companies' partnership brings to customers due to the seamless experience of SAS® Viya® on Azure.

Getting Started With SAS & Microsoft

Consider these options for taking the first steps on your cloud journey.

SAS® Viya® Offerings

SAS Viya enables the entire analytics life cycle with capabilities that span every step of your rigorous DataOps, AI and ModelOps processes. Choose the offering that fits your needs.

SAS® Cloud

Let us manage your production SAS environments on Azure so you can focus on maximizing value. We offer hosted and remote managed services on Azure, providing cutting-edge SAS technology with maximum uptime.

SAS® on Azure Marketplace

Check out all SAS apps available on Azure Marketplace, including access to SAS Viya and more.

Customer Success

Organizations of all sizes trust their SAS® workloads on Azure.

  • Putting IoT data from connected vehicles to work

    Iveco Group uses SAS Viya on Azure to improve vehicle design and remote diagnostics for its trucks.

  • Maintaining COVID-19 vaccine integrity with streaming IoT data and advanced analytics

    The North Carolina Collaboratory relies on SAS Analytics for IoT on Azure to harness the complex system of cold chain logistics, ensuring safe transport, storage and availability of COVID-19 vaccines statewide.

  • Creating a superior – and efficient – real-time customer experience

    Telenor Norway uses SAS to enhance business decisions and continuously adapt to customers’ needs, using personalization to achieve 40% to 50% growth in personalized upsales in the last two years.

  • Facing global economic changes with greater agility

    The National Bank of Greece is using SAS on Azure to pursue digital transformation backed by advanced analytics with the goal of becoming the bank of choice for businesses and private individuals.

  • Applying AI to improve customer service and credit scoring

    S-Bank, Finland's top retail bank, provides better customer service and faster, more accurate loan processing time using SAS Viya on Azure.

  • Saving the lives of mothers and babies

    Researchers from Ireland’s University College Dublin (UCD) are using SAS Viya on Azure to interactively explore data and build and deploy analytic models within one unified environment, helping clinicians diagnose and better manage patients with preeclampsia.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)

    Detecting, preventing and managing enterprisewide fraud on a secured single platform

    SAS and Microsoft are helping ADIB, a leading Middle Eastern bank, reinforce its cloud-based fraud management technology, enabling proactive protection through advanced analytics and AI.

  • Building meaningful connections with 14 million customers

    1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. has placed great emphasis on strengthening its analytical capabilities and enhancing the customer experience. By adopting SAS Viya on Azure, the e-commerce retailer now has a modern, scalable, cloud-based analytics, AI and data management platform to support its growing business.

    In the Spotlight

    Explore What's Happening With SAS® & Azure

    White Paper

    IT Leaders Weigh Strategies and Challenges Around Analytics and the Cloud

    Read real-world examples of how other organizations are thinking about the challenges of managing analytics in the cloud so you can improve your own data and analytics in the cloud strategy.

    E-Book

    Discovering New Possibilities With SAS® Viya® on Microsoft Azure

    Learn how hackathon teams used advanced analytics powered by SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure to solve real-world problems like saving bees, helping refugees and lowering CO2 emissions.

    White Paper

    Enabling Data and Analytics in the Cloud

    Learn about the full range of tasks needed to successfully implement and manage a cloud analytics solution on an ongoing basis.

    Webinar

    Driving 204% ROI With SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure

    Tune in to this free webinar to learn about the tangible ROI customers have experienced since implementing SAS Viya on Azure.