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SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, globally acknowledged by almost all of the major analyst firms such as Gartner, IDC and Forrester Group.

SAS is the world’s largest privately owned software company, with revenues in excess of $2.87 bn in 2012, and have seen growth in both Revenue and Profitability year on year for the last 36 years since the company was founded.

The company employs over 13.400 people in over 400 offices worldwide and has more than 60.000 customers in 135 countries, including 90 of the top 100 companies on the 2012 Fortune Global 500® list.

SAS' technologies and solutions allow rapid analysis of vast amounts of distributed operational data, giving large organizations and enterprises the ability to solve complex business problems, manage their profitability and achieve operational objectives, develop focusing on innovation and adapt in time to changing business and economic conditions.

Driven to solve customer business problems, SAS works closely with customers in all stages of research and development to ensure that they get the most out of new offerings. SAS' local offices provide local, hands-on support for customers whenever and wherever they need it. Customer loyalty, evidenced by long-standing SAS user communities and a strong renewal history, echoes this customer partnership and our shared commitment to a successful future.

SAS' technology infrastructure – spanning data management, analytics and reporting – gives customers THE POWER TO KNOW®within the context of how they need to know it. But what truly differentiates SAS is its "creative capital," in the words of CEO Jim Goodnight. The technical and domain expertise of SAS employees allow the company to serve nearly all industries in multiple cutting-edge analytical capacities, including cloud and high-performance analytics, in-database processing and taking full advantage of the value hidden in unstructured data.

SAS Greece was established in year 2000 with main objective to meet the growing needs in Greece and Cyprus of organizations in private and public sector for solutions and technologies in the area of Business Intelligence & Business Analytics. Especially the last five years, the company has experienced significant growth rates in both economic size and manpower. During this time, SAS Greece undertook the implementation of major innovative projects in Greece and Cyprus in the areas of data quality, data management, risk management, fraud management, credit scoring, customer intelligence, financial management, performance management, activity based management, social network analytics and gained significant presence in the banking and insurance sector, telecom operators and enterprises, public sector, educational institutions and many other organizations and enterprises in various industries.