SAS Institute Among Cloud Top 500

100 SAS Campus Drive

Cary, NC, 27513-2414, United States

1 919-677-8000


SAS Institute Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

SAS offers a full suite of analytics and business intelligence applications.SAS product SAS 9.4, enables companies to deploy SAS business analytics software in public cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services and Rackspace, and within private clouds. Additionally, SAS offers IDeaS, a Cloud-based revenue management system for the hospitality industry. SAS Visual Analytics product was introduced three years ago, and now the product is licensed at nearly 3,400 customer sites.

SAS Institute Recent Developments

In 2020, SAS Institute showcased its latest release of Cloud Viya, which is going to be available in late 2020. Because SAS Viya integrates the art of decision making with the science of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics, organizations will be able to make better decisions, faster. The innovation behind this release underscores SAS’ commitment to helping organizations transform data into intelligence.

In June 2020, SAS partnered with Microsoft. As part of the partnership, the companies will migrate SAS analytical products and industry solutions onto Microsoft Azure as the preferred cloud provider for the SAS Cloud. SAS industry solutions and expertise will also bring added value to Microsoft’s customers across health care, financial services and many other industries. This partnership builds on SAS integrations across Microsoft cloud solutions for Azure, Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365 and Power Platform and supports the companies’ shared vision to further democratize AI and analytics.

SAS Institute Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying SAS Institute applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of SAS Institute and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified SAS Cloud Analytics, customers.

SAS Institute Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

SAS Cloud Analytics,

SAS Institute Revenues, $M:

Type/Year20182019YoY Growth, %
Total Revenues, $M Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
Enterprise Applications Revenues, $M Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
Cloud Applications Revenues, $M Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe

* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.

SAS Institute Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:

TypeLicenseServicesHardwareSupport & MaintenanceSaaS
% of Total Revenues Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
Revenues, $M Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe

SAS Institute Revenues By Region, $M

Region% of Total Revenues2019 Total Revenues, $M2019 Enterprise Applications Revenues, $M2019 Cloud Applications Revenues, $M
Americas Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
EMEA Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
APAC Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
Total Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe

SAS Institute Direct vs Indirect sales

RegionDirect SalesIndirect SalesTotal
Type % Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe
Revenues, $M Subscribe Subscribe Subscribe

SAS Institute Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified SAS Institute Customers

No. of SAS Institute Customers: 80000

No. of SAS Institute Enterprise Applications Customers: 80000

No. of SAS Institute Cloud Customers: x

No. of SAS Institute Cloud Subscribers: x

SAS software is now installed at more than 80,000 business, government and university sites. 91 of the top 100 companies on the 2018 Fortune Global 1000 are SAS customers. Some of it's customers are: Honda, Orlando Magic, Lockhead Martin, Lufthansa,, Nestle, HSBC and many more.

More than 10000 customers in 70 countries use SAS's cloud analytics products, SAS's data visualization tool, Visual Analytics, launched two years ago, is now licensed at more than 3,400 customer sites, while IDeaS covers 5,000 hotel properties and nearly one million rooms. The Montcalm, Park Grand London and Shaftesbury Hotels, Delta Hotels and Resorts, and Petit Palace Hotels are among customers of IDeaS.

SAS Institute Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

In 2019, SAS committed to invest $1 billion in AI innovation over three years. An early return on SAS’ $1 billion investment in AI came in the way of a 2019 release of SAS Viya 3.5. And in 2020, customers can even more easily get SAS technology in their hands with the launch of cloud-native SAS Viya 4.0, a more powerful, easy-to-access platform. More than 27% of the revenue in 2019 was reinvested in R&D.

SAS experienced double-digit revenue gains in AI software and solutions for IoT, risk management and fraud and security intelligence.

SAS Institute Risks and Challenges

SAS remains heavily entrenched in on-premise analytics space. The key is whether it can migrate its customers soon enough before some of them are being lured away by Cloud startups with more affordable pricing and flexible deployment options.

The successful IPO of Snowflake for its Cloud Data Warehousing product could mean increased competition for SAS, which may have no choice but to drum up additional key differentiators for its mix of analytics, BI and data store products that are not considered Cloud-native.

SAS Institute Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

In 2019, sales by Channel Partners accounted for 56%.

In June 2020, KPMG and SAS partnered to establish Cloud Acceleration Centers with specific focuses in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The organizations will work together to help accelerate the move to the Cloud for SAS clients.

SAS Institute Cloud Infrastructure Insights

Subscribe to read more about:

  • SAS Institute Public Cloud and Infrastructure (IaaS)
  • SAS Institute Platform (PaaS)
  • SAS Institute Application Delivery
  • SAS Institute Private Cloud and Data Centers

Research Methodology

Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

For additional information on our methodologies, here's the link: Us

Copyright © 2021, APPS RUN THE WORLD