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New SAS software cuts "big data" analysis from days, even hours, down to seconds. Learn why SAS sees big opportunity in the health care space.
A national Big Data consortium is launching from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Renaissance Computing Institute with the goal of identifying problems with and finding solutions for working with large amounts of data.
The state of Kentucky will utilize SAS Analytics to fight fraud in its Health Benefits Exchange. In another deal, SAS provides a Norway insurer with risk management services.
The tour follows up on the result of a recent survey in which SAS identified a big business opportunity. Many executives have no idea what "Big Data" really is - and what it can mean to their companies.
SAS and Teradata had some fun creating their "Legion of Analytic Heroes" last year to promote their data partnership. But the effort was no joke in the eyes of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, which picked SAS and Teradata for an ASAP award.
In a survey of 339 data pros, only 12 percent say their companies have developed a strategy for taking advantage of "big data," SAS says.
A new research paper published by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS documents a surging increase in business interest for the use of data analytics. But the report also points to ways in which society could benefit as well.
Jim Goodnight and John Sall, the billionaire co-founders of SAS in Cary, both made the world's richest list again as selected by Forbes magazine. C.D. Spangler of Charlotte makes the list as well.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, am organization created to promote and help grow the region's renewable, "smart" energy and other cleantech industries, has hired RTI to continue a study of the area's "smart" assets.
Teachers celebrated "Digital Learning Day" on Wednesday, the same day SAS celebrated registering its 100,000th educator for free use of its educational software tools. That's an increase of 30,000 in just four months. Talk about research and development paying dividends: Better teaching tools plus better-equipped instructors plus smarter students equals a better future.
While the rate of revenue growth in 2012 slowed to 5.4 percent from 12 percent the previous year, SAS still stretched its 37-year streak of growth and profitability dating back to its founding with revenues of $2.87 billion. It also added hundreds of new workers.
SAS, the global privately-held software company based in Cary, says its sales hit a record high $2.87 billion in 2012. SAS has now reported revenue growth for 37 consecutive years dating back to its founding.
SAS, the global privately-held software company based in Cary, says its sales hit a record high $2.87 billion in 2012. The company has reported revenue growth for 37 straight years dating back to its founding.
SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, on Monday formally unveiled its latest effort in analytics - a new research and development group focused on Security Intelligence.
SAS has acquired some technology and has hired a group of employees associated with that technology from Raleigh-based rPath, which is in the process of shutting down. The employees will form a new technology group at SAS.
Recognized as the best multinational place to work means a great deal to SAS management, but the company is seeking ways to be even better, says Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis.
SAS is No. 1 on the second annual global best places to work list and Quintiles is No. 23 as selected by the Great Place to Work institute. The World's Best Multinational Workplaces list of 25 companies also includes NetApp, Cisco and Novo Nordisk, which have large operations in the Research Triangle area.