SAS released Wednesday a suite of services built around SAS 9, the latest release of its software.

The IT management solutions for the SAS 9 Intelligence Platform includes management applications for resources, charges, service level and value management, the company said. The package is designed to “enable executives to manage their IT organizations and infrastructures, evaluate and control costs, and make informed business decisions that directly impact the bottom line.”

Highlights include:

  • Resource Management offers enterprise-wide view of IT infrastructure’s current-day, historical and forecasted performance and capacity.

  • IT Charge Management supports cost recovery of IT resources, enabling each line of business to become accountable for IT costs.

  • IT Service Level Management provides a means to gain a clear and concise view of technology services, as well as to analyze and measure the quality of services delivered to each line of business.

  • IT Value Management integrates the various applications to help management analyze data from and about all systems and delivers a single picture of the IT department’s business performance and value.
  • SAS: www.sas.com