SAS vs Software AG

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SAS
Based on 46 reviews.
Software AG
Based on 49 reviews.
Overview
SAS Institute is an American developer of analytics software based in Cary, North Carolina. SAS develops and markets a suite of analytics software, which helps access, manage, analyze and report on data to aid in decision-making. The company is the world's largest privately held software business SAS has developed a model workplace environment and benefits program designed to retain employees, allow them to focus on their work, and reduce operating costs. It provides on-site, subsidized or free healthcare, gyms, daycare and life counseling services.Founded in 1969, Software AG is an enterprise software company with over 10,000 enterprise customers in over 70 countries. The company is the second largest software vendor in Germany, the seventh largest in Europe. Software AG is traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol SOW and part of the technology index TecDAX. The company was founded in 1969 by a group of six young employees at the consulting firm AIV. ADABAS was launched in 1971 as a high performance transactional database management system. In 1979 Natural, a 4GL application development language, was launched. The company continued to open offices and subsidiaries in North America, Japan, UK, France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Saudi Arabia. By 1987 Software AG had around 500 employees, 12 subsidiaries in Europe and offices in more than 50 countries. In 1999 Software AG was listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange and soon after the company released Tamino Information Server and Tamino XML Server.
Sample Customers
SAS Enterprise GRC: Belgium Special Tax, New Zealand Ministry of Health, New Zealand Ministry of Social Development North Carolina Marine Fisheries, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Town of Cary Western Australia Police
SAS Strategic Performance Management: Bank of Queensland, Barclays Bank, BioMar, Danske Bank, Danske Spil, DPPS, First Allied
SAS Activity-Based Management: Bank of Queensland, Barclays Bank, BioMar, Danske Bank, Danske Spil, DPPS, First Allied
SAS MDM: 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
ARIS Risk and Compliance Manager: SOKA-BAU, MAPFRE, ATB Financial, Openreach, Kiabi, Georgia Technology Authority, KV Hessen, SKF GmbH, Public Authority of Civil Information (PACI), Accarda, CWS-boco, Essent, CosmosDirekt
Software AG webMethods OneData: KV Hessen, Outerwall
ARIS Process Performance Manager: Banque PSA Finance
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Financial Services Firm
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Marketing Services Firm
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Insurance Company
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Transportation Company
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Energy/Utilities Company
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