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SAS Institute Inc.                                                               Key Employees
                                                                                 Name                        Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                             Senior Vice President -
                                       100 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, 27513-2414,   Carl Farrell
Headquarters Address                                                                                         SAS Americas
                                       United States of America
                                                                                                             Vice President - Sales for
Telephone                              + 1 919 6778000                                                       the Asia-Pacific (AP) and
                                                                                 David Hughes
                                                                                                             Europe, Middle East and
Fax                                    + 1 919 6774444                                                       Africa (EMEA) regions
                                                                                                             Chief Financial Officer,
                                                                                 Don Parker
Website                                www.sas.com                                                           Senior Vice President
                                                                                 James H. Goodnight          Chief Executive Officer
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange          N/A
                                                                                                             Vice President - Human
                                                                                 Jennifer Mann
Number of Employees                    11,260                                                                Resources
                                                                                                             Chief Marketing Officer,
                                                                                 Jim Davis
Fiscal Year End                        December                                                              Senior Vice President
                                                                                 John Sall                   Executive Vice President
Revenue (in US$ million)               2,430.00
                                                                                                             Chief Technology Officer,
                                                                                 Keith Collins
                                                                                                             Senior Vice President
                                                                                                             Executive Vice President -
                                                                                 Mikael Hagstrom             SAS Europe, Middle East,
                                                                                                             Africa and Asia Pacific
SWOT Analysis                                                                                                Director - Financial
                                                                                 Russ Cobb                   Services Strategy SAS
                                                                                                             Worldwide Marketing
Strengths                              Weaknesses

Diversified Customer Base              Dependence on BI Market                   Company Overview

                                       Low Market Coverage in Energy and
Market Leading Position
                                       Utilities Segment
                                                                                 SAS Institute, Inc. (SAS) is one of the world’s
                                                                                 leading privately held software companies,
Strategic Alliances and Acquisitions                                             engaged in providing business intelligence and
                                                                                 analytical software and services for the business
Opportunities                          Threats                                   enterprises. The company is involved in offering
                                                                                 software services such as business analytics,
Growing Business Intelligence                                                    data mining and data warehousing software
                                       Consolidation in Software Industry
Software Market                                                                  used to gather, manage, and analyze vast
                                                                                 amounts of corporate information. SAS offers its
Growth in CRM Software Market          Currency Fluctuations                     solutions and services to diverse industries such
                                                                                 as      Aerospace,         automotive,     banking,
Strategic Acquisitions                                                           communications, education, financial services,
                                                                                 government, health insurance, healthcare
                                                                                 providers,     hospitality    and    entertainment,
                                                                                 insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media,
                                                                                 oil & gas, retail, and utilities. The company’s
                                                                                 customer base includes 92 of the top 100
                                                                                 companies in the 2009 Fortune Global 500
                                                                                 companies list. SAS has its business presence
                                                                                 and customer locations across 119 countries. Its
                                                                                 solutions are installed in more than 45,000
                                                                                 business, government and university sites
                                                                                 across the world. SAS is headquartered in Cary
                                                                                 (North Carolina), the US.

                                                                                 Key Competitors
                                                                                 Business Objects S.A.

                                                                                 Information Builders Inc.

                                                                                 MicroStrategy Incorporated (Ticker: MSTR)

                                                                                 SAP AG (Ticker: SAP)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 7
    2.1      M&A and Partnerships Strategy .............................................................................................................
								
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