SAS SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market.  


Through innovative solutions, SAS and Aster Data help customers improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.


SAS users can leverage Aster Data’s SQL-MapReduce for faster, deeper analytics on big data. The SAS/ACCESS® interface engine for Aster Data nCluster is one element of a broader partnership that strengthens interoperability by providing direct, native connectivity between SAS and Aster Data's nCluster. This is the first SAS/ACCESS connector that enables SAS users to execute SQL-MapReduce directly from SAS for ultra-fast analytics on big data.

SAS and Aster Data integration combines Aster Data's best-of-breed data management with SAS leadership in data quality, data integration and analytics to enable business analysts to more easily unlock more intelligence from their data.