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Better together: SAS and Microsoft are accelerating the power of AI for everyone.

With combined technology and a shared roadmap, SAS and Microsoft are partnering to further shape the future of AI and analytics in the cloud.

SAS and Microsoft Azure make it easy to run your data, analytics and AI workloads in the cloud. Now every person in every organization can unlock critical insights on the path to digital transformation. And make decisions that are automated, trusted and analytically driven.

"Partnering with Microsoft gives customers a more seamless path to the cloud that provides faster, more powerful and easier access to SAS solutions, enabling trusted decisions with analytics that everyone – regardless of skill level – can understand."

Oliver Schabenberger, CTO & COO, SAS

"SAS, with its recognized expertise in analytics, data science and machine learning, is a strategic partner for Microsoft,?and together we will help our mutual customers address their most critical and complex analytical challenges."

Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President of Cloud & AI, Microsoft

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Together, SAS and Microsoft can help you take your first steps on your cloud journey.

Managed Application Services

Let SAS manage your production SAS environments on Azure so you can focus on maximizing value. SAS offers both hosted and remote managed services on Azure, enabling you to take advantage of cutting-edge SAS technology with maximum uptime.

SAS? for Containers

Take advantage of container deployments to migrate production SAS 9 and SAS Viya workloads to Azure. Empower your data science teams with a flexible, efficient way to execute SAS workloads using containers.

SAS? Viya? 3.5 Quickstart on Azure

Stand up your SAS Viya 3.5 instance on a Microsoft Azure validated environment in minutes to get insights quickly.

SAS? Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart on Azure

COVID-19 is having a huge impact on the retail and CPG industries. SAS can help you adapt to today's challenges and plan for the future – with confidence.

Coming soon: The next release of SAS? Viya? on Microsoft Azure.

Quickly transform raw data into operational insights that support every kind of decision your organization makes. SAS Viya is being redesigned to run natively on Azure, taking advantage of containers, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Synapse and other Microsoft services so you get the most out of your cloud investments.

The partnership between SAS as a leader in the analytics space, and Microsoft as a leader in cloud, makes for an interesting strategic alliance. With SAS planning to build integrations across Microsoft’s entire cloud portfolio (Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power BI) it opens up a lot of joint solution potential.

Steve White, Program Vice President, Channels & Alliances at IDC

Mercy looks to improve performance and cost-efficiency by migrating SAS analytic workloads to Azure.

"At Mercy, we’re focused on how to continuously improve patient care and outcomes and realize the role of data analytics, machine learning in bringing that focus to light. Working with SAS and Microsoft, we can capitalize on analytics software and the Azure cloud platform to strengthen our ability to harness real world evidence for improved outcomes and more informed care. We’re excited about the potential for increased speed, scalability and an expanded catalog of analytics solutions the SAS and Microsoft partnership brings in helping us deliver a new care model."

Curtis Dudley, Vice President of Data Analytics, Mercy

Town of Cary, NC, innovates flood prediction with SAS? Analytics for IoT & Azure IoT.

"Localized flooding is something all communities experience, and ours is no exception. Using sensors, weather data, SAS IoT analytics and the Azure IoT platform, we expect to increase situational awareness of rising stream levels, predict where flooding might occur, and improve our emergency response through automation. Cary is also proud to be able to share this data with our neighboring communities to help them better serve their citizens."

Nicole Raimundo, Chief Information Officer, Town of Cary

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