SAS Visual Analytics 8.4 available on SaasNow

Recently SAS released new versions of some of their offerings on the Viya platform. Whilst the Viya platform remains at version 3.4, some solutions have a new version. Most significantly, SAS Visual Analytics has been updated to version 8.4, bringing (amongst others) the following new features;

  • SAS Report Viewer is now fully integrated into the SAS Visual Analytics user interface
  • The automated analysis object has been completely redesigned and is now called Automated explanation.
  • An SDK is available for easy integration of Visual Analytics reports, objects and data in websites and other applications

The latest versions of the following SAS Viya products are available in our monthly SaasNow offering;

  • SAS Visual Analytics 8.4
  • SAS Visual Statistics 8.4
  • SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning 8.4
  • SAS Visual Text Analytics 8.4
  • SAS Visual Forecasting 8.4
  • SAS Data Preparation 2.2
  • SAS Data Quality 3.4
  • SAS Econometrics 8.4
  • SAS Optimization 8.4

For SaasNow Flexible environments (our bring your own license offering), the latest version of SAS Viya is also supported, including software that is not yet available in our monthly licensing model (i.e. Event Stream Processing, Visual Investigator, Intelligent Decisioning). Like our regular offering, SaasNow Flexible environments are also provisioned within one business day.

SaasNow pricing – Viya 3.4 – Euro

SaasNow pricing – Viya 3.4 – US Dollar

SAS Viya for Container now available on SaasNow

Dallas, April 28, 2019 – SaasNow is proud to announce the launch of SAS® Viya® for Containers on the SaasNow platform at Global Forum 2019.

Containerised deployment of SAS® Viya® enables our customers to easily scale their SAS® Viya® workloads in an agile and secure way. SAS® Viya® for Containers on SaasNow is a programming-only deployment that supports data scientists and programmers who use SAS Studio or other programming interfaces such as Python or REST APIs.

SAS® Viya® for Containers on SaasNow solutions are available with our monthly SAS licenses, and also in a bring-your-own-license model through SaasNow Flexible.

For more information, visit our booth at SAS Global Forum, or contact our team at info [at] saasnow [dot] com!

About SaasNow

SaasNow is an innovative Dutch startup and supplier of the SaasNow self-service BI & Advanced Analytics platform. SaasNow provides cloud services to SAS partners based on SAS® Viya® and offers the full SAS® Viya® portfolio in a unique monthly subscription model.

A self-service portal allows partners and end users to deploy any SAS® Viya® environment within 1 business day. SaasNow is being hosted in datacenters across Europe and in New York and public cloud deployments are also available for local hosting.

The SaasNow portfolio is available in more than 180 countries. SaasNow is part of Notilyze.

SAS Viya 3.4 available on SaasNow

We are proud to announce that we have completed our final tests with SAS®Viya® 3.4 and the new version is now available on SaasNow. Viya® 3.4 brings a lot of improvements compared to previous Viya® versions. For a full list of the new features, please review the SAS Documentation.
All current configurations, as well as Bring Your Own Licence (BYOL) are available on SaasNow with the same pricing as Viya® 3.3. The following products are available with monthly pricing:

  • SAS® Visual Analytics
  • SAS® Visual Statistics
  • SAS® Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • SAS® Econometrics
  • SAS® Optimization
  • SAS® Visual Forecasting
  • SAS® Visual Text Analytics

Depending on the product set, deployment on 4, 8 or 16 cores is available, and deployment is done within one business day.
All SAS® Viya® products, even the products that are currently not offered with monthly pricing at SaasNow, like SAS Decision Manager, SAS Model Manager and SAS Event Stream Processing, can also be deployed using SaasNow through our portal when using your own license. Only infrastructure is charged.
SaasNow pricing – Viya 3.4 – Euro
SaasNow pricing – Viya 3.4 – US Dollar

SaasNow joins Notilyze

SaasNow will continue to deliver SAS® Viya® in the cloud

We are excited to announce SaasNow was acquired by Notilyze. We will continue the SaasNow products  and services and we are looking forward to working together with our partners to further build the SaasNow brand. The Notilyze team will bring additional in depth knowledge on administration and management to support SaasNow customers.
Please read the full press release through the link provided below:
Press release – Dutch
Press release – English

SaasNow is first in the world to provide SAS® Viya™ analytics products in the cloud

SaasNow is first in the world to provide SAS® Viya™ analytics products in the cloud 
New York, 26 September 2017 – SaasNow, supplier of the self-service portal of the same name, as well as BI and analytics cloud software, announces that it is the first supplier to offer the complete SAS Viya analytics product portfolio via a scalable self-service portal.
SaasNow provides these latest additions to the SAS Platform through extensive partner
channels. In addition to SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics, SaasNow has extended their SAS services to include SAS Econometrics, SAS Optimization and SAS Visual Forecasting. Making it possible to get started quickly at a low cost through SaasNow’s highly scalable services is attractive to organizations that are experimenting and innovating with analytics.  The portability and scalability of SAS appeals to organizations that need to retain their flexibility for future growth and changing markets. And just as with their other services, SaasNow’s fast delivery at a favorable rate is guaranteed for SAS Viya products.
“SAS Viya products and solutions have been built with the cloud in mind, which made it easy for us to provide these capabilities in the SaasNow cloud infrastructure,” says Gerben van Leeuwen, general director of SaasNow. “This offers many advantages, such as direct database connections and side-to-side VPN options, making it easier to move data to and from the hosted environment. With today’s changing technology landscape, the flexible structure of having SAS offered in the cloud gives us the ability to quickly add more services in the future and offer new capabilities to meet customer needs. We already have a number of very satisfied customers using SAS Viya products in our SaasNow environment.”
“SaasNow is a very important and innovative partner for us,” says Rob Spee, Director of Global Channels at SAS. “Together, we help our customers rapidly achieve and maximize the value of their data through cloud-based analytics. SaasNow is a valuable relationship to us as the premier partner worldwide to offer SAS Viya products in the cloud.”
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About SaasNow
SaasNow is an innovative Dutch startup and supplier of the SaasNow self-service BI & Business Analytics solution of the same name. The company provides cloud services to SAS partners based on SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics and offers the full SAS Viya portfolio, which can be bought and paid for as a monthly subscription. A self-service portal allows end users to obtain valuable insights from their data without being dependent on the IT department. The SaasNow portfolio is available in more than 180 countries. SaasNow BV is part of Equium Holding. More information: https://www.saasnow.com.
More information
SaasNow
Gerben van Leeuwen, CEO
+31 88 800 7557
 

SAS Viya available on self-service SaasNow platform

Lisbon, 27 October 2016 – Today, SaasNow – supplier of cloud-based SAS software – is launching the very first analytics application using the SAS Viya platform.
SAS Viya, announced by SAS earlier this year, is a scalable cloud architecture which is capable of solving problems of any size. SAS Viya provides an environment for data preparation and exploration, as well as the configuration, implementation and management of models. This new architecture allows each user type to gain insights from the available data much quicker.
SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning (VDMML) is the first solution to be made available on the SaasNow portal using SAS Viya. SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning software responds to the explosive growth in computing and big data, offering profound insights that were previously unattainable. This means that machine learning can be used, for example, for integrated face recognition in security systems, as well as making accurate recommendations in e-commerce and medical diagnoses.
As from today, SAS customers can automatically launch SAS Visual Data Mining & Machine Learning via the portal and will have access to this application within 20 minutes. SAS customers can use their own licenses to activate SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning in the SaasNow Cloud. In this way, there are only costs associated with the infrastructure (starting at € 403 per month/€ 20 per day).
SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning is now available on SaasNow’s SAS Viya platform from multiple data centers, including London, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and New York. Other solutions from the SAS Viya portfolio, including SAS Visual Investigator and the new versions of SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics, will also be made available on the SaasNow platform.
SAS Forum Portugal
SaasNow is launching this new product today at the SAS Forum in Portugal. This conference in Lisbon is visited by more than 1500 professionals wanting to get inspired about innovations and analytics.

About SaasNow
SaasNow is a Dutch innovative start-up and supplier of the SaasNow self-service BI & Business Analytics solution. The company provides cloud services to SAS partners based on SAS software, which can be bought and paid for via a monthly subscription. A self-service portal allows end users to gain valuable insights from their data without being dependent on the IT department. The SaasNow portfolio is available in more than 180 countries.
More information
SaasNow
Gerben van Leeuwen, CEO
+31 (0) 88 800 7522
http://www.saasnow.com

Cloud analytics provider SaasNow announces price decrease

Attractive pricing of software and infrastructure makes analytics even more accessible
Maassluis, September 19, 2016 – SaasNow, Dutch provider of the eponymous self-service BI and business analytics solution, announces a significant decrease in the price of its offering. This means SMBs can already leverage the power of analytics for EUR 695 per month (USD 795).
SaasNow offers a simple and user-friendly way to experience the power of analytics. The solution is based on the renowned SAS Visual Analytics software and hosted on the cloud infrastructure of Amsio. Both partners have decided to revise their pricing for a more cloud focused proposition. This makes the solution even more attractive for SMBs looking to transform their data into insights. Hylke Visser, principal business solution manager SAS Data Visualization and Cloud: “I’m very pleased that because of scale and the efficiency of SaasNow deployments, we can now make SaasNow available to more companies that want to have better insights, always and everywhere.”
Gerben van Leeuwen, CEO of SaasNow: “We have experienced tremendous interest in SaasNow. I’m therefore very happy to announce this new pricing strategy of our partners, as it makes SaasNow accessible to a broader spectrum of organizations. Together with our partners we are looking forward to help even more companies gain quick insights into large data sets so they can make better decisions faster and stay ahead of their competition.”
The new pricing for SaasNow applies to all markets and will be effective immediately.
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About SaasNow
SaasNow is a Dutch innovative startup and provider of the eponymous self-service BI and business analytics solution. The company offers SAS partners a pay-per-month cloud solution based on SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics software that makes the power of analytics available to the business professional. With a self-service portal, business professionals can gain valuable insights from their data without being dependent on their IT department. SaasNow is currently available in more than 180 countries worldwide and powered by Amsio, a leading Dutch hosting provider.
More information
SaasNow
Gerben van Leeuwen
+31 88 8007522
g.vanleeuwen@saasnow.com

SaasNow expands self-service analytics cloud solution to US market

Las Vegas, April 19th, 2016 – As from today, SaasNow, Dutch provider of the eponymous self service BI & business analytics solution, is also available in the USA. This means.SAS resellers in the US can offer their customers a self-service BI application, specifically developed for medium-sized businesses, which they can use to benefit from SAS Visual Analytics features via the cloud. SaasNow is currently available in more than 180 countries worldwide.
JanWillem Gille, VP Sales & Business Development at SaasNow Americas: “With the availability of SaasNow in the US SAS partners and end users can benefit from the advantages of the SaasNow platform: deployment in 30 minutes, flexible monthly contracts and no need for an inhouse IT department. Furthermore SaasNow is hosted in a datacenter in New York so local customers and government institutions can rest assured knowing their data stays within US borders.”
Powerful analytics
SaasNow offers a simple and user friendly way to experience the power of analytics. The solution is based on the renowned SAS Visual Analytics software which enables business professionals to unleash the power of analytics to large amounts of data. The software provides dynamical graphs and charts which provide quick insights into large data sets. With just a few clicks, users can create any type of analysis or report, enabling them to make faster and better decisions.
SAS Global Forum
SaasNow is presenting its solution at SAS Global Forum  April 19 – 21. During this conference in Las Vegas more than 5000 professionals and business leaders come together to talk about innovation and analytics.
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About SaasNow
SaasNow is a Dutch innovative startup and provider of the eponymous self service BI & business analytics solution. The company offers SAS partners a pay-per-month cloud solution based on SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics software to unleash the power of analytics to the business professional. With a self-service portal they can gain valuable insights from their data without being dependent on their IT-department. SaasNow is currently available in more than 180 countries worldwide and powered by Amsio, a leading Dutch hosting provider.
More information:
SaasNow
Gerben van Leeuwen
+31 88 8007522
g.vanleeuwen@saasnow.com
https://www.saasnow.com/

Vacancy: Technical SAS (Infrastructure) Consultant (m/f)

Amsio is one of the largest managed hosting providers in the Netherlands. It is an expert in linking clouds and providing standardized solutions. In collaboration with the international start-up SaasNow, which focuses exclusively on transferring SAS software to the cloud, Amsio is a perfect example of a company that shows that growth can go hand-in-hand with advanced technology and the right customer experience. For Amsio and SaasNow, we are currently looking for a:

Technical SAS (Infrastructure) Consultant (m/f)

Job description
We are looking for a Technical Consultant for SAS software. The role also involves aspects of business development and pre-sales. You will be responsible for dealing with both customer and internal issues regarding SAS software in combination with the cloud. You will work closely with Amsio’s technical team in the field of cloud and SAS software. In addition, you will work with the sales department, visit customers and develop proposals, which you will then automate and optimize together with our engineers.
Your profile:

  • You have good communication skills;
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic organization;
  • You like to get things done;
  • You can work well independently and as part of a team;
  • You don’t mind having to travel, both within the Netherlands and abroad;
  • You have excellent English language skills, both written and spoken;
  • You have experience installing, configuring and harnessing various SAS modules and solutions, including Base SAS, Visual Analytics, Visual Statistics, Office Analytics, Customer Intelligence Solution, Fraud Solutions, Environment Manager and any other modules;
  • You have experience integrating SAS software in client environments (data warehouse systems, database environments or authentication environments such as Active Directory or public clouds);
  • Conceptual knowledge of TCP/IP networking and virtualization;
  • You can take customers’ data issues and translate them into an integration solution;
  • You enjoy supporting second line support to SAS headquarters;
  • You like to be the first to work with new versions.

 
What we can offer you
We offer you a fun, dynamic working environment. You will help develop an international start-up. We will give you a lot of freedom, the opportunity to travel, and a perfect combination of commerce and technology with excellent employment conditions.
Company profile
SaasNow is an international start-up that focuses exclusively on hosting SAS software. SaasNow is a sister company of Amsio BV in Maassluis. It has partners all over the world and datacenters in Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Copenhagen and New York, among others. From our datacenters we currently host environments for clients including KLM, Transavia, KNVB, TNT, PostNL, NS, Heineken and DHL.
Want to apply?
Send your letter of motivation and CV to:
SaasNow BV
Attn Gerben van Leeuwen
Noordzee 10A
3144DB Maassluis, the Netherlands
E-mail: G.vanLeeuwen@saasnow.com
Phone: +31 (0)88 8007522

Please do not make use of this vacancy as an acquisition opportunity.

SaasNow wins award ‘Most Disruptive Business Analytics Solution’

Readers of Dutch IT-channel, platform for IT-professionals and channel partners, have declared SaasNow the winner of ‘Most Disruptive Business Analytics Solution of the year’.
This solution is a joint initiative of hosting provider Amsio and SAS Netherlands and enables business professionals to gain insights from their data in a fast and flexible way. SAS and Amsio were present to receive the award during the Dutch IT-channel Awards Gala event under the watchful eyes of 500 attendees. Gerben van Leeuwen, CEO of Amsio called the award ‘a recognition of strong focus on innovation and the result of an intensive and successful cooperation with SAS Netherlands’.
 
Distinctive
By winning the Dutch IT-channel Award, SAS and Amsio left behind the other nominees in this category; SAP and Aorta Business Intelligence Solutions. SaasNow is distinctive by its flexibility and simplicity. Implementation can be done within a day, it’s easy to extend and it’s based on monthly contracts. SaasNow is currently available in 166 countries worldwide and responses local needs by hosting environments in datacenters within national borders.
 
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