SAS MDM Overview

SAS MDM is the #11 ranked solution in our list of top Master Data Management tools. It is most often compared to Informatica MDM: SAS MDM vs Informatica MDM

What is SAS MDM?
SAS Master Data Management (MDM) enables a phased approach, to help you achieve a single view of customers, products and other important entities across both traditional and big data sources. From data quality and data governance to data visualization, your data management capabilities will bring harmony to data discord, give you a more complete view of your business and help you gain insight for better decisions.

SAS MDM is also known as SAS Master Data Management, DataFlux qMDM.

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SAS MDM Customers
Aegon, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Ausgrid, Bank of Queensland, Florida Department of Corrections, Generali Hellas, Gitanjali Group, Gloucestershire Constabulary, GS Home Shopping, HealthPartners, The Travel Corporation, Transitions Optical, Triad Analytic Solutions
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reviewer1320117
SAS Practice Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Consultant
Apr 19, 2020
When a client wants an analytics tool plus BI, that is when we look to this solution

What is our primary use case?

We are a SAS partner. We have the entire SAS product line. Wherever a client requires an end-to-end solution, that is where we position SAS. One of my customers wanted to have data lineage plus compute, including master data management solutions. They wanted to have their customer data and product data properly secured. It is deployed both on-premises and on the cloud.

Pros and Cons

  • "One good feature is that SAS MDM comes bundled with the entire stack so we are in a position to place it with the client. So when a client wants an analytics tool plus BI, and they want to bring in other elements, that is when we look to MDM, because it is a single vendor."
  • "The initial setup was slightly complex. We did face a couple of issues such as the SAML integration not being very smooth. And linking communication with the metadata server was a bit of a challenge. Eventually, we were able to configure it properly."

What other advice do I have?

Having used SAS in the past, in the role that I play, I always push for SAS and all the analytics. But without having done a full comparison with other tools, I do not feel I'm in a position to say that there are capabilities available with SAS that are not in the other tools. But from a practical perspective, I would definitely recommend this solution. I rate it at eight out of 10 because I still want to explore it a bit more. I have only used it for three clients, and not as a full-blown MDM asset. If you are running a complex use case, I may or may not be in a position to justify the use of…
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