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Lead Your Organization to SAS®9

If you are a SAS specialist or IT professional, the Migration Focus Area is your field guide for successfully migrating your organization to a more recent release of SAS. Here you can find essential guidance for

Along with technical instructions and cross-release compatibility information, you will find tips, best practices, case studies, references to SAS documentation, and more.

Where do I start?

The following documents guide you through the design, execution, and validation of your migration. Choose one of these two migration tracks depending on whether your SAS deployment is based on metadata:

How do I request the latest release of SAS? Interested customers can request an upgrade. For more information, contact your local SAS office or call us toll free at 1-800-727-0025 (U.S. and Canada).

What You Get from Migrating

A successful migration enables you to immediately leverage the enhanced power of the latest release of SAS. See What's New in SAS.

Contributing to migration knowledge

The migration team appreciates your feedback. Send e-mail to with questions and comments for our developers, testers, and writers.