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Pros
The most valuable part of SAS/ACCESS is what it is made for: connecting to remote systems that are not part of your physical SAS environment.

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The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code.I found the initial setup very easy.

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Cons
The pricing model needs to be reconsidered and adjusted.

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Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved.The solution can be a little more user-friendly on enterprise-level where people use it.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing model is complex and is based on modular packages as well as the size of the applicable environment.

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Top Answer: The most valuable part of SAS/ACCESS is what it is made for: connecting to remote systems that are not part of your physical SAS environment.
Top Answer: The cost for this SAS product depends heavily on the environment. It is a staged pricing model and it varies quite a bit. You have to pay for each type of platform that you want to connect to. So if I… more »
Top Answer: The primary way that this product can be improved is by adjusting their pricing model. Their product is a little expensive. It is sometimes hard for people to justify it. It does give you access to… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code.
Top Answer: Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved. When processing stage (work) tables if there are a lot then one has to scroll through a larger list. There… more »
Top Answer: My primary use case is Data Warehouse & Mart Development plus data integration and content generation applications. We operate in many environments including Teradata, Oracle, & SQL Server.
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8.0
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SAS/Access
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Overview
SAS/ACCESS is an out-of-the-box solution for integrating SAS and third-party databases. You can read, write and update data regardless of the database or platform. Because the data appears native to SAS, there is no need to learn Structured Query Language (SQL) or any other database-specific query languages.WhereScape RED is data warehouse software to help build data warehouses faster. But it is more than that. It also helps you to build data warehouses that are easy to support, change and extend. It is an integrated development environment, or IDE, especially designed to build great data warehouses faster in SQL Server, Teradata, DB2 and Oracle.
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Los Angeles County, West Midlands Police, Credit Guarantee Corporation, Canada Post, Allianz Global Corporate & SpecialtyJersey Electricity, Man Group Plc, Learning Care Group, First Data, Hunter Douglas, The City of Shoreline, ASB
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Healthcare Company30%
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Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government10%
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Computer Software Company35%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise53%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise40%
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SAS Access is ranked 17th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review while WhereScape RED is ranked 16th in Data Integration Tools with 2 reviews. SAS Access is rated 10.0, while WhereScape RED is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SAS Access writes "Connect databases and create access to simplify complex processes with this powerful tool". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhereScape RED writes "Automation tool - spend less time writing code". SAS Access is most compared with Toad Data Point, Talend Open Studio, Mule Anypoint Platform, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and Matillion ETL, whereas WhereScape RED is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter, Azure Data Factory, Matillion ETL and Talend Open Studio.

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