Basic Information

SAS provides business analytics software that helps to analyze data. Incorporated in 1976, SAS is the world's largest privately held software company with nearly 10,000 employees in more than 300 offices spanning the globe. SAS is the market leader in providing a new generation of business intelligence software and services that create true enterprise intelligence. SAS solutions are used at more than 40,000 sites – including 96 of the top 100 companies on the FORTUNE Global 500® – to develop more profitable relationships with customers and suppliers; to enable better, more accurate and informed decisions; and to drive organizations forward. SAS is the only vendor that completely integrates leading data warehousing, analytics and traditional BI applications to create intelligence from massive amounts of data.


SAS's flagship product, SAS®9, attempts to use business intelligence for predictive powers. It offers targeted user interfaces and improved data analysis tools.

Financial Information

In 2004, SAS had revenues $1.53 billion. It has over 9000 employees. SAS is the world's largest privately-held software company. Headquarters: Cary, NC CEO: Dr. James(Jim) Goodnight Revenues: $1.53 billion (2004)

Contact Information

Phone Number: (919) 677-8000
Toll-Free Phone Number: (800) 727-0025
Fax Number: (919) 677-4444

Archived News Stories

12/02/2020 - Top 8 data analytics trends to watch in 2021. Read More.

11/18/2020 - Crop science meets data science as SAS and Boragen partner to protect crops. Read More.

10/29/2020 - SAS a leader in IDC MarketScape for advanced machine learning software platforms. Read More.

07/09/2020 - Virtual SAS Global Forum 2020 sessions available free on demand. Read More.

06/15/2020 - SAS and Microsoft partner to further shape the future of analytics and AI. Read More.

06/11/2020 - SAS debuts tools to gauge risks and impacts of reopening. Read More.

05/12/2020 - Analytics leader debuts virtual SAS Global Forum. Read More.

03/16/2020 - Appalachian State University and SAS launch program to help professionals stay ahead in a data-driven world. Read More.

03/12/2020 - SAS named a Leader in retail planning report by independent research firm. Read More.

02/17/2020 - SAS a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. Read More.

10/29/2019 - Study: Companies using AI and IoT together catapult ahead of competitors using IoT alone. Read More.

04/28/2019 - SAS delivers analytics everywhere, for everyone. Read More.

04/18/2019 - SAS Global Forum delivers analytics in action, April 28-May 1 in Dallas. Read More.

03/21/2019 - Proposed SAS solution to US government's $141B improper payments problem earns MITRE recognition. Read More.

03/17/2019 - SAS announces $1 Billion investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Read More.

03/05/2019 - SAS fortifies cybersecurity solution with 'white box' AI. Read More.

02/28/2019 - SAS ranked a leader in real-time interaction management by independent research firm. Read More.

02/26/2019 - SAS, GARP survey: 81 percent of risk professionals already seeing value of AI. Read More.

01/14/2019 - Multinational Carrefour relies on SAS AI to optimize supply chain management and reduce food waste. Read More.

01/11/2019 - SAS named a leader for enterprise insight platforms by independent research firm. Read More.

01/08/2019 - SAS and Coursera bridge analytics skills gap with new SAS Programming Specialization. Read More.

12/10/2018 - SAS Survey: 67 percent of US consumers think government should do more to protect data privacy. Read More.

09/18/2018 - Organizations are gearing up for more ethical and responsible use of Artificial Intelligence, finds study. Read More.

09/17/2018 - SAS is No. 1 in advanced and predictive analytics market share, says analyst report. Read More.

08/14/2018 - Government agencies turning to SAS® Viya® to improve productivity with artificial intelligence. Read More.

07/25/2018 - SAS® helps insurers meet IFRS 17 compliance head-on. Read More.

03/29/2018 - Go the extra mile at SAS® Global Forum 2018, April 8-11 in Denver. Read More.

01/18/2018 - New SAS® Data Preparation gets big data ready for analysis. Read More.

11/14/2017 - SAS® Analytics fights fraud across industries. Read More.

08/25/2017 - Analytic innovation takes center stage in Washington, Sept. 18-20. Read More.

05/31/2017 - SAS® Analytics helps Virginia tackle opioid addiction. Read More.

03/28/2017 - SAS partners with DataKind to host first NC DataDive. Read More.

03/21/2017 - SAS® Analytics to power Clemson's big data and cybersecurity efforts. Read More.

02/28/2017 - SAS a leader in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms. Read More.

04/27/2015 - MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS research finds integration of analytics talent into the organization is key to analytics success. Read More.

02/14/2014 - SAS® Global Forum, world's premier analytics conference, to bring 3,500 business and tech leaders to DC March 23-26. Read More.

02/11/2014 - SAS readies groundbreaking big data analytics for Hadoop. Read More.

03/05/2012 - Big data: harnessing a game-changing asset, a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Read More.

07/21/2010 - Oita Bank selects SAS® Marketing Automation on Teradata to revitalize its business intelligence capacities. Read More.

03/17/2010 - Sports teams, leagues tap SAS® Analytics to boost profits. Read More.

02/17/2010 - Accenture and SAS plan to jointly develop, implement and manage next-generation predictive analytics solutions. Read More.

01/21/2010 - SAS ranks no. 1 on FORTUNE ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list in America. Read More.

01/11/2010 - SAS® software supports efficient logistics at Amway China. Read More.

12/15/2009 - SAS joins Teradata University Network. Read More.

12/08/2009 - SAS® Business Analytics boosts midsized businesses. Read More.

10/26/2009 - SAS and Teradata to establish Business Analytics Innovation Center. Read More.

05/28/2009 - SAS® for Mobile Interaction: TMC Product of the Year. Read More.

05/26/2009 - SAS to help Union Bank with Basel II compliance. Read More.

04/20/2009 - SAS® and IDeaS more valuable than ever in gaming and hospitality. Read More.

12/19/2008 - With SAS® predictive analytics, Group RCI offers best vacations to millions. Read More.

12/18/2008 - Noel-Levitz uses SAS® predictive analytics to qualify campus enrollment success. Read More.

12/16/2008 - SAS® Visual Data Discovery for Midsize Business is the ticket for StubHub. Read More.

10/07/2008 - DataFlux and SAS introduce new approach to managing enterprise data lifecycle. Read More.

10/03/2008 - SAS helps drive sustainable business strategies. Read More.

08/04/2008 - New SAS Profit Optimization Global practice to improve customers’ bottom lines. Read More.

07/22/2008 - SAS® Space Planning 5.11 helps retailers maximize valuable shelf space profitability. Read More.

07/03/2008 - SAS in leaders quadrant for customer data mining applications. Read More.

07/01/2008 - SAS grows fastest of top five BI vendors; leads in advanced analytics market share. Read More.

06/23/2008 - Matalan to increase profits with SAS’ Enterprise Intelligence platform. Read More.

06/16/2008 - Teragram selected by Tribune Interactive to provide text mining technologies for national print and television websites. Read More.

03/17/2008 - Hub Group taps SAS to optimize operations, reduce costs. Read More.

03/12/2008 - SAS® OnDemand for Academics now available to all higher education instructors and students. Read More.

02/05/2008 - SAS supercharges predictive analytics. Read More.

10/30/2007 - SAS improves fraud protection for HSBC. Read More.

10/19/2007 - SAS risk management technology ranked first in Chartis RiskTech 100 report for second straight year. Read More.

10/03/2007 - Hard Rock Hotel and Casino counts on SAS® for patron value optimization. Read More.

10/02/2007 - SAS empowers Chinese Estates Group to make fact-based decisions for its property leasing business. Read More.

09/25/2007 - Absa selects SAS Institute as preferred business intelligence partner in three-year strategic agreement. Read More.

09/17/2007 - SAS sees marketing optimization becoming a standard in the marketer’s toolbox. Read More.

09/05/2007 - SAS recognized as leader in business intelligence by CRM Magazine. Read More.

09/04/2007 - M2007 Data Mining Conference hitting 10th year and going strong. Read More.

08/27/2007 - SAS Ranked No. 1 in Business Intelligence market in Hong Kong. Read More.

07/25/2007 - Affinity Health Plan selects SAS® business intelligence to help make healthier decisions. Read More.

06/20/2007 - CIGNA HealthCare chooses SAS® business intelligence for member and employer group informatics. Read More.

06/11/2007 - Does the media influence stock trading volumes?. Read More.

05/30/2007 - SAS’ Dodson named President of International Association for Information and Data Quality. Read More.

05/03/2007 - CDC’s new influenza tracking prototype honored with SAS Enterprise Intelligence Award. Read More.

04/11/2007 - SAS brings business intelligence to the IBM mainframe. Read More.

03/12/2007 - SAS® accelerates optimization, delivers power and accessibility; adds decision guidance to integrated BI offering. Read More.

01/30/2007 - SAS in leaders quadrant for Gartner business intelligence platforms magic quadrant. Read More.

12/11/2006 - SAS BI® to bolster economic development. Read More.

12/06/2006 - SAS® Learning edition brings power of data analytics to wider business, academic audiences. Read More.

10/25/2006 - SAS® Patron Value Optimization to strengthen casino and gaming industry. Read More.

10/23/2006 - SAS® Model Manager to speed value of predictive analytics. Read More.

08/18/2006 - IDC reports on marketing automation software. Read More.

08/16/2006 - SAS introduces retail and manufacturing intelligence solutions to the Hong Kong market. Read More.

08/14/2006 - Business Finance magazine, SAS Inc. announce winners of 2006 Vision Awards to recognize excellence in business performance management. Read More.

08/02/2006 - SAS scores high marks from Manufacturing Business Technology magazine. Read More.

07/31/2006 - SAS performance management product strategy earns industry backing; Butler Group and IDC validate SAS as a leading player. Read More.

07/26/2006 - SAS(R) Forecast Server boosts customer experience and ROI; predictive analytics software receives Communications Solutions magazine product of the year award. Read More.

07/12/2006 - North Carolina State University and SAS to collaborate on data analytics Master's Degree program. Read More.

06/16/2006 - University of Memphis offers certificate in data analysis, programming using SAS(R). Read More.

03/27/2006 - SAS expands data integration initiative; new software, resources and R&D commitment. Read More.

02/02/2006 - CIO Insight: SAS is clear leader in business intelligence. Read More.

12/21/2005 - BI leader SAS ranks first in two categories of DM Review readership awards. Read More.

12/19/2005 - Major League Baseball captures 360-degree views of fan experiences. Read More.

12/15/2005 - SAS ranks as No. 1 business intelligence vendor in Asia Pacific. Read More.

12/14/2005 - SAS and HHS renew enterprisewide contract to support mission-critical programs. Read More.

12/05/2005 - BI leader SAS helps Quaker Chemical win CIO Insight business-technology alignment award. Read More.

11/02/2005 - SAS #1 in data warehouse generation tools; recent analyst report lists SAS as the leading vendor for data warehouse generation. Read More.

10/26/2005 - SAS launches Business Intelligence Competency Center program to promote customer excellence. Read More.

10/26/2005 - SAS drives superior performance from data to decision; SAS performance management identifies opportunities for improvement across the entire enterprise. Read More.

10/03/2005 - World's largest data mining conference showcases new trends, theories, best practices. Read More.

09/19/2005 - N.C. Central University selects SAS(R) to give University leaders powerful reporting capabilities for student and institutional decisions . Read More.

08/23/2005 - SAS raises bar on data mining and text mining; improves predictive analytics. Read More.

08/11/2005 - SAS is leader in IDC marketing automation software applications report. Read More.

07/18/2005 - Redcats USA selects SAS® Enterprise BI Server. Read More.

06/28/2005 - Lenders can improve credit decisions and reduce credit loss with SAS. Read More.

06/22/2005 - SAS goes beyond BI; SAS' business intelligence and analytics leadership highlighted at premiere international event for enterprise intelligence. Read More.

06/15/2005 - Poindexter Systems using SAS Enterprise BI Server to enhance online marketing campaigns; comprehensive BI platform creates 'elegant' advertising reports, simplified data summaries. Read More.

05/24/2005 - SAS provides Sport Chalet with Xtreme performance capabilities; Sport Chalet selects SAS integrated financial, assortment, allocation and forecasting solution. Read More.

04/28/2005 - Strong partnerships complement SAS' business intelligence success; market leadership in BI and top partners offer SAS customers the best of the IT world. Read More.

03/28/2005 - The Home Depot selects SAS as software partner for merchandise operations and integrated revenue optimization solution. Read More.

03/10/2005 - SAS expands lead in credit risk management software. Read More.

02/14/2005 - SAS showcases performance management in healthcare at HIMSS 2005. Read More.

01/12/2005 - SAS becomes member of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For "Hall of Fame"; renowned employer-of-choice comes in at No. 16 on 2005 list. Read More.

12/13/2004 - SAS(R) to sharpen performance at Duke University Hospital. Read More.

10/20/2004 - Heightened expectations for CFOs require deeper financial intelligence and corporate performance management; SAS delivers most comprehensive offering. Read More.

10/07/2004 - SAS achieves leadership status in META group's evaluation of data mining tools. Read More.

09/22/2004 - SAS delivers breakthrough solutions for IT. Read More.

09/20/2004 - Texas Tech chooses SAS(R) for Grid Computing. Read More.

08/16/2004 - SAS ships Learning Edition 2.0; new version enables users to customize, analyze and visualize tasks better. Read More.

08/09/2004 - SAS leads data mining and data warehousing access tools markets. Read More.

08/09/2004 - Survey reveals Basel II benchmark; institutions make steady progress but could do better. Read More.

07/23/2004 - Coast Guard chooses SAS for massive modernization effort; software to provide automated "One-Stop-Shop" performance management solution. Read More.

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