SAS was voted Best Data Mining Toolset vendor for the third consecutive year. Value, reliability and broad applicability are the hallmarks of the Intelligent Enterprise Readers’ Choice Awards, the annual pick of preferred vendors. SAS also received 87% of votes in the customer satisfaction category for Web/Clickstream Analytics, tying for the top spot.


“SAS has a successful 30-year track record developing proven analytics capabilities,” says Mary Crissey, analytics product marketing manager at SAS. “Our investment in breath of analytics and accuracy leads the industry. Intelligent Enterprise readers who are SAS customers enjoy the solid analytical foundation that is needed to gain the competitive edge.”

DataFlux, a SAS company, also received the Readers’ Choice Award for Best Data Quality and Profiling software.

SAS Enterprise Miner streamlines the entire data mining process from data access to model deployment by supporting all necessary tasks within a single, integrated solution, all while providing the flexibility for efficient workgroup collaborations. Delivered as a distributed client/server system, it is especially well-suited for data mining in large organizations. SAS Enterprise Miner is designed for data miners, marketing analysts, database marketers, risk analysts, fraud investigators, engineers and scientists who face difficult challenges in solving critical business or research issues.

The SAS Web Analytics solution delivers accurate, up-to-date information on an organization’s entire Web presence. The solution turns high volumes of Web data into key metrics specific to the business, enabling decision makers to determine the success of online operations and to proactively refine business strategies as needed.