SAS named a leader in multimodal predictive analytics and machine learning solutions

SAS has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2018. The report noted “SAS builds the first truly multimodal PAML solution,” calling out that what might seem impossible isn’t for SAS.

“The skills needed to make advanced analytics a reality are too often lacking in today’s market, and that means companies are struggling to address the increasingly complex challenges they face,” said Laurie Miles, director of Analytics at SAS UK & Ireland. “SAS’s machine learning tools make it easy for everyone from data scientists to line-of-business users to quickly generate the insights they need from their datasets. They also provide organisations with the technical foundations they need to build true AI projects, with intelligent, rapid data analysis at their heart. SAS is transforming the way people do business and leading the field in applied machine learning.”

SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning offers users a single platform to solve complex analytical problems. Combining data preparation visualisation advanced analytics and model deployment, it unifies the entire machine learning process, from data access/transformation and preparation to scoring, in one environment. Running on the SAS® Viya® engine, SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning includes the latest statistical, machine learning, deep learning and text analysis algorithms that accelerate structured and unstructured data explorations, while also supporting popular open source languages.

The report states: “[SAS] Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning platform lets you go round-trip between visual machine learning pipelines and code, and offers integrated features for automated machine learning. All of this is packaged in a slick visual, (veteran SAS users take note), unified environment that includes a growing set of well-thought through visual tools for creating models – even deep neural networks.”

SAS ranked highest in the current offering and market presence categories and received among the highest scores in the strategy category.

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