SAS Makes Analytics Available on AWS RedShift, Elastic…
SAS continued its efforts to adapt to the changing data management landscape this week with the announcement that a number of its advanced analytics and business intelligence (BI) software packages are now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The announcement is in keeping with SAS’s move to better integrate its analytics capabilities with new and emerging Big Data databases and processing engines, as well as a recognition of the increasing importance of cloud services in the business intelligence and analytics markets.
SAS offerings, including SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Business Intelligence, are now available in conjunction with AWS RedShift, the cloud service giant’s popular high performance data warehouse service, and AWS Elastic MapReduce, AWS’s Hadoop infrastructure service. In addition, SAS Visual Analytics is now available via AWS TestDrive, a sandbox environment allowing users to try software before they buy.
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