SAS Inside Intelligence 2014: Reaching Broader Markets Through Partners, Open Source, and Deployment Models
This IDC Insight explores the key changes that SAS is making to engage channel partners, and to address a growing market adoption of open source technologies. SAS licensing and pricing models have limited position in the indirect channel. Some changes in policy and direction are being put in place to address this.
IDC sees a significant shift in the market, in which organizations are looking to leverage consumption-based pricing, cloud deployment, and open source to form a foundation for the next generation of IT investments. We study the ways how SAS is addressing some of these major disruptions to the traditional business analytics market.
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