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SAS® Viya™: Unifying SAS Usage via Hybrid Analytics

“While some 75% would consider using an open source platform for data analytics, 95% believe this poses several challenges for their organisation.”

The Golden Rules of a Hybrid Analytic Strategy, Peter Pugh-Jones, SAS UKI

There are strengths and weaknesses associated with open-source software. Preferences can vary within an organisation and, even within a team, depending on users’ frequent tasks and knowledge. Some organisations are exploring an updated, hybrid approach to analytics, seeking a solution that combines disparate tools to maximise agility across departments. SAS has introduced their answer to hybrid data analytics in the form of SAS® Viya™...

SAS Viya is the open, SAS platform that is set to transform data analytics for organisations across all industries. Hosting your data analytics in a single, cloud-based or on-site SAS environment, SAS Viya has the functionality to meet the needs of any SAS team. There is a lot more to SAS Viya than hybrid analytics.  The latest analytical capabilities to the DATA step, all make use of CAS services to run in-memory for significantly reduced time of execution.  And of course your existing SAS programs, from as far back as SAS 6, will run just the same in SAS Viya – removing any migration headaches when you adopt SAS Viya.

Read SAS’ latest releases entitled “The Golden Rules of a Hybrid Analytic Strategy” and “Hybrid Analytics: Why and How to Make Them Work for You” (including a quotation from Amadeus’ Technical Director, David Shannon).

To further embrace the range of skills and knowledge across your workforce, talk to our SAS experts about licensing SAS Viya or to arrange a demonstration at your organisation. 

If you are looking to purchase SAS software within your organisation, click here to read more about Amadeus' Software reselling services.