"SAS reimagines its data science portfolio."
SAS earned the highest scores among the 14 vendors evaluated by Forrester in each of three predictive analytics and machine learning categories: current offering, strategy and market presence.
The report said, “SAS reimagines its data science portfolio. SAS is unifying its comprehensive portfolio of data science solutions under SAS Visual Suite. It brings together world-class data prep, visualization, data analysis, model building and model deployment. This unified tooling approach provides a consistent user experience that data scientists need to build even the most sophisticated models."
“The evolution of analytics continues with our SAS® Viya™ platform," said Saurabh Gupta, Director of Analytics Products at SAS. "Enterprises are clamoring for powerful analytics to help them drive innovation and competitive differentiation. SAS has been their go-to partner for analytics insights and decisions, and we’re continuing our leadership with SAS Viya.”
SAS Viya, an open, cloud-ready analytics platform, was cited in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Insight Platform Suites, Q4 2016, in which SAS was named as the only leader. SAS Viya applications offer fast, distributed processing with integrated data prep, visualization, analytics and model management. The product portfolio supports a wide range of user types, including business professionals, analysts, statisticians, data scientists and executives.
SAS’ vision for data science is not limited to innovation in tools. It has been quick to jump on any new promising analytical methods across multiple disciplines, such as statistics, econometrics, optimization, machine learning, deep learning and natural language interaction. It recently introduced support for calling SAS analytics from Python, Java, and Lua, leveraging open source data science notebooks.
The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q1 2017
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