In response to customer and market demand, SAS continues to focus our research and development efforts on technologies and innovations that address the widest range of information needs. These efforts might cause changes to products and solutions that are currently available. When the impact of a change is significant to our users, a change notification will be posted below.
The products listed below will continue to be tested on their current platforms and receive technical support. You may continue to license these products, with the assurance of ongoing technical support.
The support levels for SAS® software releases are indicated in the following table. The description of support levels is available in Support Services for SAS® Software.
|SAS® Product||Level A||Level B||Level C|
SAS/ACCESS® Interface to Baan
SAS/ACCESS® Interface to PeopleSoft
SAS/ACCESS® Interface to SAP BW
|March 1, 2009|
|SAS/C® Compiler||January 1, 2012|
|SAS® Customer Analytics for Banking||Through December 31, 2014||January 1, 2015 through May 31, 2015||June 1, 2015|
|SAS® Customer Analytics for Retail||January 1, 2015|
|SAS® Customer Insight for Retail||January 1, 2015|
SAS® Data Surveyor for Oracle Applications
SAS® Data Surveyor for Salesforce.com
SAS® Data Surveyor for Siebel
SAS® Data Surveyor for Clickstream Data
|April 1, 2014|
|SAS® Demand Forecasting for Retail||January 1, 2015|
|Enterprise Reporter®||March 1, 2009|
|SAS® Fair Banking||April 1, 2013|
|SAS/INSIGHT® software||August 1, 2013|
SAS® Human Capital Management
SAS® Human Capital Management Adapter for SAP
SAS® Talent Scorecard
|Through June 30, 2015||July 1, 2015|
|SAS/LAB® software||August 1, 2013|
|SAS® Money Laundering Detection||December 1, 2012|
|SAS® Retail Forecasting||January 1, 2015|
SAS® Retail Space Management
SAS® Space Optimization
SAS® Space Planning
SAS® Collaborative Planogramming
SAS® StoreCAD Plus
|Through December 31, 2014||January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015||January 1, 2016|
|SAS/SPECTRAVIEW® software||March 1, 2009|
|SAS® Transaction Insight for Retail||January 1, 2015|
|SAS® Visual Data Discovery (server version)||Through December 31, 2014||January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015||January 1, 2016|
|SAS® Web Analytics||January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014||January 1, 2015|
|SYSTEM 2000® product family||March 15, 2011|
To understand how SAS supports the Apache Hadoop software that is provided with some SAS products and offerings, see Support for Apache Hadoop Software Distributed with SAS® Software.
SAS products can be deployed into virtualization environments. For more information, read the guidelines.
Information about supported operating systems is available on the Supported Operating Systems page.
SAS distributes third-party components to ensure proper functioning of some SAS products. Software requirements might necessitate removal or replacement of some of the components that are distributed. When the impact of a change is significant to SAS users, a change notification will be posted in the table below.
|Third-Party Component||Change Date|
|Microsoft 2005 C++ Runtime Components||Removed March 22, 2016|
SAS has identified an issue that may affect performance when you use SAS® 9.2 Table Server in high-concurrency environments. This scenario includes environments where SAS Table Server is being used as the database for SAS Shared Services and SAS® Content Server. For optimal performance in production environments, SAS suggests the use of a third-party database management system. IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL are all supported databases. Instructions for transitioning from the SAS 9.2 Table Server to a third-party database can be found in SAS Note 48099.
Instructions for converting the SAS® Table Server to a supported third-party database.
SAS has identified an issue that may affect performance when you use SAS® 9.3 Framework Data Server in high-concurrency environments. This scenario includes environments where SAS Framework Data Server is used as the database for SAS Shared Services and SAS Content Server. For optimal performance in production environments, SAS suggests the use of a third-party database management system. IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle and PostgreSQL are all supported databases.