Gartner Research

Vendor Rating: SAS

Published: 05 February 2018

ID: G00334444

Analyst(s): Melissa Davis , Martin Kihn , Gary Spivak , Mei Selvage, Tim Payne , Carlie Idoine , Cindi Howson , Kurt Schlegel , Christopher Iervolino , Rita Sallam , Eric Thoo , Jim Hare


SAS is transitioning its market-leading advanced analytics, data management capabilities and analytics applications to a brand new platform called SAS Viya, which will impact its clients and partners. It also faces growing competition from nimble rivals leveraging the cloud and open source.

Table Of Contents

Overall Rating

  • Overall Rating: Positive

Detailed Rating

  • Product/Service: Positive
  • Support/Account Management: Positive
  • Pricing Structure: Variable
  • Technology/Methodology: Positive
  • Strategy: Variable
  • Corporate Viability: Variable
    • Financial: Caution

Additional Analyst Insights

  • Data Science
  • Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Data Integration Tools
  • Data Quality
  • Customer Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Retail Assortment Management Applications
  • Strategic Corporate Performance Management
  • Supply Chain Analytics

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