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

 (49)

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 is being used by my organisation for various operations. It is used for statistical and data analysis. In addition, it is also used for data mining and modeling. That is, for developing predictive models, forecasting and estimation. It is also used for developing dashboards to provide descriptive outcomes of various research data analytical outcomes. It helps to eradicate the problem associated with scalability, compatibility, etc.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
I use SAS Visual Analytics to build reports for my coworkers. I build dashboards based on census data and website logs. The dashboards are all interactive and the user can choose themes or subsets. They do not have any software (except Office) for those analyses besides what I provide them and they are all happy with the results.
Banbhalang Kharpuri | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
SAS Visual Analytics was used to identify data type, and for filtering data fields as per requirements. For me, it appeared like SPSS combined with R language. This interface is very helpful and made it easy for me to use the software. To get the desired result and output, it is very easy to relate. For regular R users, writing algorithms is very easy and visuals appear side by side.
February 20, 2017

Preferred by our users.

Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
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 and improvements. This is a new method for us, and we are still evaluating the need.
October 18, 2016

Eye Candy on steroids

Ian Macintosh | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
SAS Visual Analytics is one of our key products. It allows us to present detailed and complex statistics in a meaningful way. It also allows us to look at the data with 'fresh eyes' and see correlations that may not otherwise be evident. For 'big data' organizations this is a great tool.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
We are an agency that provides marketing and database consulting solutions to multiple clients. Depending on the needs of the client we use SAS Visual Analytics to provide BI dashboards where client can get access to updated data as soon as it is available and drill down on the metrics they are interested in. It also allows them to export the data behind a chart (bar chart, pie chart etc.) in different formats.
We also use it internally for exploration, we have used decision trees and network diagrams in the past.
suva sahu | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
SAS Visual Analytics is used by the fraud, risk and marketing team in our organization for portfolio analysis of various DC and PLCC clients. SAS Visual Analytics is used to create various dashboards for marketing, SRM and other departments for better and easier analytics usage.