SAS BI provides a complete portfolio of business
intelligence capabilities. It combines the power of SAS analytics
and data integration to create a complete and easy-to-use business
SAS business intelligence offers simple, self serving access to
reports and analytics. Wizards are provided to guide users through
report creation, including pulling data from multiple sources, without
SAS reporting interface is centralized, no desktop installation
SAS linked technologies: data access, data quality and a common
metadata layer, increase consistency of data and business rules.
Query & Analysis
Self-service query capabilities for all levels of users, using
wizards within the business user reporting environment.
Queries can be performed across multiple data sources (databases
and platforms) using relational or multidimensional data. Business
users protected from the complexity of data structures.
SAS Enterprise BI Server provides a powerful multidimensional database
using multithreaded processing and scalable technologies. This means
SAS performance is fast, even when handling large volumes of data.
OLAP cube developers and data architects use wizard-driven interfaces
to create consistent data sources.
A Web-based data exploration interface makes it simple for business
users to quickly slice and dice large volumes of data.
Cubes can be created based on any data stored in any database on
any operating system - Microsoft Server 2003, HP/UX, AIX and Solaris,
up to z/OS on mainframes.
OLAP data storage and navigation are integrated into the SAS BI
Fully compliant with Microsoft's OLE DB for OLAP standard.
SAS is a market leader in analytics, and SAS business intelligence
access and leverage these powerful analytic capabilities.
Custom analytics are directly available to all decision makers
to drive accurate decisions and better results.
User access may be via Web portals, the SAS Information Delivery
Portal or Microsoft Excel, without IT assistance.
This full integration provides an efficient analytic process, with
reduced risk and optimize resource allocation.
SAS provides extensive and robust visualization capabilities that
present data in charts, graphs and maps, all integrated within multiple
These graphics can be viewed either as:
- Reports in the SAS Information Delivery Portal
- As part of an application or as a freestanding graphic.
MS Office Integration
Multithreaded processing and scalable technologies, means SAS performance
is fast, even when handling large volumes of data.
Allows all Microsoft Excel and Word users access to approved enterprise
data for extended analysis capabilities.
- Lets users surpass Microsoft Excel data size limitations.
- Enables users to embed enterprise data and analytic results
in Microsoft Word documents.
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