SAS Visual Analytics

SAS Visual Analytics

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Score 9.2 out of 100
SAS Visual Analytics

Overview

Recent Reviews

Reliable companion

10
December 13, 2018
SAS Visual Analytics is being used by my organisation for various operations. It is used for statistical and data analysis. In addition, …
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Preferred by our users.

5
February 20, 2017
It is used by a single department. We use it to better analyze our medical data we receive to look for trends and benchmark area results …
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Eye Candy on steroids

8
October 18, 2016
SAS Visual Analytics is one of our key products. It allows us to present detailed and complex statistics in a meaningful way. It also …

SAS Visual Analytics

9
June 06, 2016
SAS Visual Analytics is used by the fraud, risk and marketing team in our organization for portfolio analysis of various DC and PLCC …

Popular Features

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Formatting capabilities (8)

10.0
100%

Drill-down analysis (8)

10.0
100%

Pixel Perfect reports (7)

10.0
100%

Publish to PDF (8)

10.0
100%

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Pricing

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SAS Visual Analytics for SAS Cloud

Cloud
Annual By Users: 5, 10, 20

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

BI Standard Reporting

10.0
100%

Ad-hoc Reporting

10.0
100%

Report Output and Scheduling

10.0
100%

Data Discovery and Visualization

10.0
100%

Access Control and Security

9.9
99%

Mobile Capabilities

9.9
99%

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

9.9
99%

Product Details

What is SAS Visual Analytics?

SAS Visual Analytics provides a complete platform for analytics visualization, enabling users to identify patterns and relationships in data that weren't initially evident. Interactive, self-service BI and reporting capabilities are combined with out-of-the-box advanced analytics so everyone can discover insights from any size and type of data, including text.

BI & Analytics Features

Platform

  • Administration via Windows App
  • Administration via Web Interface
  • Live Connection to External Data
  • Snapshot of External Data
  • Multi-Data Source Reporting (Blending)
  • ETL Capability
  • ETL Scheduler

Supported Data Sources 

  • MS Excel Workbooks
  • Text Files (CSV, etc)
  • Oracle
  • MS SQL Server
  • IBM DB2
  • PostgreSQL
  • ODBC
  • Cloudera Hadoop
  • Hortonworks Hadoop
  • EMC Greenplum
  • IBM Netezza
  • HP Vertica
  • SAP Hana
  • Teradata
  • Salesforce
  • SAP
  • Google Analytics

Standard Reporting Features

  • Customizable dashboards
  • Report formatting templates

Ad-hoc Reporting Features

  • Drill-down analysis
  • Output formatting
  • Predictive modeling
  • Report sharing & collaboration

Report Output & Scheduling Features

  • Publish to Web
  • Publish to PDF
  • Output raw supporting data
  • Report delivery scheduling

Data Discovery & Visualization Features

  • Multiple pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots, etc.)
  • Location analytics/geographic visualization
  • Predictive analytics
  • Machine learning models
  • Pattern recognition & data mining
  • Integration with R/other statistical packages

Access Control and Security Features

  • Multi-user support (named login)
  • Role-based security model
  • Multiple access permission levels (Create/Read/Delete)
  • Report-level access control
  • Table-level access control (BI-layer)
  • Row-level access control (BI-layer)

Mobile Capabilities

  • Responsive design for web access
  • Dedicated iOS application
  • Dedicated Android application
  • Dashboard/Report/Visualization mobile interactivity

Additional Features

  • SAS Visual Analytics also includes web-based self-service data preparation, text analytics, forecasting, pathing, prescriptive and descriptive analytics.

SAS Visual Analytics Screenshots

Regardless of the device, size of data or complexity of questions, Visual Analytics helps you unlock the information in your data.Explore your data using analytics and interactive data visualizations.Perform self-service data preparation for agile BI.

SAS Visual Analytics Integrations

  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Digital Marketing snd Social Media: Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Salesforce
  • All major Hadoop distributions

SAS Visual Analytics Competitors

  • Tableau
  • Qlik
  • SAP Lumira
  • Microstrategy

SAS Visual Analytics Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)5%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)25%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)70%

SAS Visual Analytics Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported Languages26

Comparisons

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is SAS Visual Analytics?

SAS Visual Analytics provides a complete platform for analytics visualization, enabling users to identify patterns and relationships in data that weren't initially evident. Interactive, self-service BI and reporting capabilities are combined with out-of-the-box advanced analytics so everyone can discover insights from any size and type of data, including text.

What is SAS Visual Analytics's best feature?

Reviewers rate Pixel Perfect reports and Customizable dashboards and Report Formatting Templates highest, with a score of 10.

Who uses SAS Visual Analytics?

The most common users of SAS Visual Analytics are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews and Ratings

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Ratings

Reviews

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December 13, 2018

Reliable companion

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
SAS Visual Analytics stuck against IBM SPSS Modeler and Tableau in the sense that, it is far more accurate and reliable in the aspect of data and statistical analyses than others. Also, it is not just globally recognized as the leader in the field of statistical and data analysis, but also the most used statistical software worldwide. In addition, it combines the functionality of both IBM SPSS Modeler and Tableau which implies, it is comprehensive and has the widest coverage.
Banbhalang Kharpuri | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
I have used SAP Lumira as well. The reason for me to use both software is to see the user experience. With Lumira, it was easy for me to visualize data and data storytelling and with SAS it was easy for me to create an algorithm as I wanted them to be. SAS software allows me to create conditions, analyze data as I want it which is a limitation in Lumira. This was the main reason why I chose to use SAS Analytics.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
I have used Tableau Desktop for which free access is provided for a limited time with limited features. Tableau is visually more appealing than SAS VA but SAS VA can handle data better. My use of Tableau with limited features may have effected my viewpoint.