SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Founded in 1976, SAS is the largest privately held software company in the world, with more than 65,000 government, university and business sites in more than 135 countries, including 91 of the top 100 Fortune Global 500 companies. SAS solutions are used extensively by all 50 states and all 15 federal departments.
By helping bridge the divide between business and IT, SAS empowers CIOs to be the catalysts for strategic change within their organizations. With our analytic solutions, governments increase their efficiency and effectiveness in delivering services by creating a holistic view of individual citizens, thereby ensuring programs and services address their overall needs.
SAS helps state governments prevent fraud, enhance public safety, improve program performance and enable a higher degree of transparency. For 36 years we have been helping government agencies meet their missions and goals faster and more accurately, addressing their pressing need for real-time information sharing, situational awareness and precise decision making.
Our longevity is a testament to our superior software and customer service, and we strive to be the most valued resource in government decision making. SAS Business Analytics delivers the foresight and understanding that is required to meet and exceed goals, going beyond other vendors narrow definitions of business intelligence, offering data management and predictive analytic capabilities that tell an organization not just where it has been, but where it should go next.
— CA Department of Motor Vehicles, Emerging Technologies 2016