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SAS ranked No. 1 advanced and predictive analytics provider by industry research firm

July 15, 2014

Organizations trust SAS® technologies for big data analytics, improved insights that drive business success

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SAS retains its commanding lead in the advanced and predictive analytics market, according to IDC’s Worldwide Advanced and Predictive Analytics Software2014–2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares report. Since IDC began tracking advanced analytics in 1997, SAS has held superior share and demonstrated continued growth.

IDC identified SAS as the top supplier, owning 35.4 percent market share of the 2013 advanced and predictive analytics market, more than twice that of the next-closest competitor. In addition, the IDC report ranked SAS among the top five providers with the highest growth rates in advanced and predictive analytics software.

IDC’s research (doc #249054) reflects SAS’ rich portfolio of analytic solutions and commitment to customer service, said Jim Davis, SAS Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

“Every organization stands to benefit from analyzing its big data,” Davis said. “Our analytic solutions empower businesses with countless insights about how to predict fraud, increase customer loyalty and reduce costs, just to name a few applications. The IDC vendor share report validates the work we’ve been doing to create the most innovative analytics solutions on the market.”

To learn how to maximize the value of analytics, improve decision making and develop a stronger analytics-based culture in your organization, please read The Analytics Mandate, a report from MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS that includes 30 executive interviews and a global survey of more than 2,000 executives.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®. SAS and all other SAS Institute Inc. product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of SAS Institute Inc. in the USA and other countries. ® indicates USA registration. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.Copyright © 2014 SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.


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