SAS Viya Workbench and App Factory promise rapid AI development
SAS unveiled Viya Workbench and App Factory at its Explore technology conference. With these, SAS aims to give users the tools to quickly build AI models and applications.
The future extensions will be part of Viya, the platform that SAS uses to support issues around data, AI and analytics. CTO... Read more
SAS puts three critical principles at the heart of AI and analytics
There is a lot of technology within the SAS platform to address the AI and analytics lifecycle. But where exactly is the focus for further development of the platform? We spoke to Gavin Day during the recent SAS Innovate on Tour event in Amsterdam about the direction and focal points.
Day is Exe... Read more
SAS invests $1 billion in development of advanced analytics
SAS will invest $1 billion (€914 million) over the next three years in the development of advanced analytics. The resulting solutions should address the needs of sectors such as banking, government and healthcare.
The new investment follows the $1 billion from 2019, when SAS made the money ava... Read more
SAS Viya is now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace
SAS announced that analytics platform Viya is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The move should make it easier to deploy solutions for data exploration, machine learning and model implementation.
The availability of Viya in the Azure Marketplace got a lot of attention during SAS ... Read more
SAS will support Python in SAS Studio and various analytics tools
SAS announced support for the Python programming language in its analytics products. In addition to SAS's own programming language, SAS Studio and Analytics Pro will support Python. Customers can now use both programming languages.
More and more data analysts are being trained with Python and R ... Read more
SAS adds more open-source functionality to SAS Viya
SAS is introducing open-source functionality to SAS Viya to enable the platform's users to collect data and implement AI models.
According to SAS, developers need to be able to easily and automatically collect data for AI models in order to efficiently implement AI models -- regardless of the te... Read more
Broadcom wants to buy big data analytics company SAS Institute
The offer from chipmaker Broadcom could value SAS in the range of $15 billion to $20 billion.
Broadcom is in talks to acquire business analytics giant SAS Institute, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The purchase could be worth between $15 billion to $20 billion and a deal could come in... Read more
SAS turns data into a versatile problem solver
Data is increasingly becoming one of the most valuable assets of organisations. It is sometimes compared to the ‘new gold’ or ‘new oil’, because of the countless possibilities it offers. For example, data is an enabler of artificial intelligence (AI), while also providing valuable insights ... Read more
Artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics go hand in hand at SAS
SAS has had extensive analytical software for many years,
but to what extent is the software changing as a result of emerging influential
technology such as artificial intelligence (AI)? AI makes it easier to draw
conclusions during data analysis. We discussed AI's influence on analytics with
Mark ... Read more