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SAS® Text Analytics named Trend Setting Product for 2010


SAS recognized for innovation and identifiable technology breakthrough

CARY, NC - To glean value from information, organizations must first locate and retrieve relevant data. SAS® Text Analytics, named a Trend Setting Product for 2010 by KMWorld magazine, lets customers obtain insights from electronic text, improve search results and derive intelligence to determine their best course of action. The offering is from SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services.

Extract more value from information

“SAS draws on deep analytics expertise to process unstructured documents so organizations can reduce manual labor, improve workflow and reduce operating costs,” said Hugh McKellar, KMWorld Editor-in-Chief.

SAS Text Analytics automates the time-consuming process of reading individual documents and manually extracting relevant information. SAS’ integrated analytics framework helps organizations maximize the value of information to become more effective.

To answer complex search-and-retrieval questions, deliver the right content is to the right constituencies or predict which activity or channel will affect sentiment, SAS Text Analytics provides exceptional real-time processing speeds for large volumes of text. Components include:

* Enterprise Content Categorization – Drive faster, more efficient information organization and access. Add-on modules offer Web crawling, search and indexing, duplicate document identification, text summarization and more.
* Ontology Management – Maximize the value of text repositories by associating them together with consistently and systematically defined relationships.
* Sentiment Analysis – Automatically locate and extract sentiment from the Internet, social networking sites and internal electronic documents to respond more quickly and effectively.
* Text Mining – Capitalize on the value hidden in textual information by mining unstructured data sources.

“This year SAS was also named among 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management for adaptability, innovation, and ability to meet users’ changing needs,” said Fiona McNeill, Global Analytics Product Marketing Manager. “Trend Setting Product of the Year, SAS Text Analytics, helps organizations quickly act on the opportunities and issues surfaced in blogs, tweets, Web pages, reports, commentaries, claims, and documentation systems—valuable information assets that few organizations have fully leveraged.”

SAS Text Analytics solutions are part of the SAS Business Analytics Framework, backed by the industry’s most comprehensive range of consulting, training and support services--ensuring customers maximum return from their IT investments.

KMWorld is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in Content, Document and Knowledge Management, informing more than 50,000 subscribers about the components and processes - and subsequent success stories - that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About SAS
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world The Power to Know® .


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