StorIT adds SAS Visual Analytics to its portfolio

The data storage specialist value added distributor in the MENA region, StorIT announced yesterday that it had signed a distribution agreement with SAS, a player in business intelligence and analytics software. The agreement enables StorIT to promote and distribute SAS Visual Analytics through its channel network in the region through which, it can now also offer Big Data solutions to its customers in the Middle East.

SAS Visual Analytics is a high-performance, in-memory solution designed to quickly explore large amounts of data, offering a robust set of BI capabilities and approachable analytics. This enables different types of users to gain insights from any size of data through data visualization and exploratory analysis with the option to deliver information to a wide variety of platforms including iPad and Android tablets. It helps users to discover insights, solve problems, and quickly identify new and better courses of action.

Boby Joseph, CEO, StorIT Distribution fzco, says, “SAS Visual Analytics brings together analytics, reporting and visualisation in one simple-to-use product, where companies will be able to use the speed of thought analysis and its capability to explore huge amounts of data to make quick business decisions. We are delighted to partner with SAS to bring this innovative solution to our customers in the region.

“At SAS, we have a rigorous selection criteria while choosing partners. We want to ensure that our partners can add value to our products, invest in skills training and have consulting and implementation skills. StorIT was selected as a key partner based on its strong regional knowledge, domain and market expertise and extensive technical skills. By including SAS Visual Analytics to its portfolio, StorIT will be able to deliver tremendous value and support to its reseller network,” Ravi Acharya, Regional Channel Manager, SAS Middle East explains.