The SAS® Platform

Orchestrate your entire analytics journey – from data to tangible results.


It's about having the right balance.

To successfully execute your analytics strategy, you need an analytics platform that balances choice and control in a way that's right for you. Only SAS delivers. By providing the perfect balance of choice and control, the SAS Platform enables you to orchestrate your analytics journey to ensure optimal returns on your investments in data, talent and analytic technology.

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Why the SAS® Platform?

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Accelerate the analytics life cycle – from data, to discovery, to deployment.

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Orchestrate your entire analytic ecosystem, connecting and accelerating all analytic life cycle activities. With the SAS Platform, you can:

  • Access data of any complexity, size, speed, format or source.
  • Streamline and automate data preparation.
  • Ensure modeling efficiency with powerful data lineage and model management capabilities.
  • Get a better return on your analytics investments.
  • Be confident you're using the best, most up-to-date models with robust governance balanced with agility.
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Tackle any challenge, seize every opportunity.

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No challenge is too great, no opportunity too far out of reach. The SAS Platform delivers:

  • Unparalleled breadth and depth of analytics.
  • Data and model governance that ensures security, quality, consistency and transparency.
  • Software runtime and compute options that enable efficient analytics execution closer to the data.
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Optimize your analytic talent.

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Make analytics accessible to everyone – from data scientists, to business analysts, to executives. The SAS Platform delivers:

  • Programming language flexibility, so users can choose whatever language works best for them.
  • A full range of analytic techniques that work for where you are today and where you're going in the future.
  • Faster and easier model deployment.
  • Ability to build once and deploy anywhere.

Benefits of the SAS® Platform

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For the CAO & CDO

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For the CAO & CDO

With the SAS Platform, the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) and Chief Data Officer (CDO) can:

  • Develop, test and refine processes, strategies and technologies – and change direction if necessary.
  • Accelerate the analytics life cycle by:
    • Streamlining data preparation.
    • Using a wide variety of analytic techniques and programming languages.
    • Scaling, automating and deploying analytics when and where needed.
  • Make the most of diverse analytical talent.
  • Manage data and technology resources.
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For the CIO

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For the CIO

With the SAS Platform, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) can:

  • Integrate and manage disparate technologies, including open source.
  • Balance data and model governance, security and agility.
  • Build and integrate analytics within the organizational infrastructure.
  • Scale to accommodate changing workloads and technologies.
  • Manage data and model deployment.

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Achieve excellence in analytics with a platform that supports diversity, enables scale and promotes trust.


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