About this paper
The responsibility of delivering leading-edge technologies that make better decision making a reality falls mainly to IT. And this is no easy task because everyone wants more than simple reports and predefined views of data. They want to ask their own questions, run their own queries, perform iterative analyses, get their own answers and create their own reports. ASAP. SAS Visual Analytics can help you meet all of those users' needs with a single, blazingly fast solution that combines self-service BI with high-speed analytics. This paper presents a high-level architectural overview of SAS Visual Analytics to help you understand the underlying solution components and the power they deliver to different types of users; become familiar with the IT administration and management tools that will make your life easier; and grasp the different deployment options that are available to meet both existing and changing infrastructure needs.