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SAS

Abbrev. for Small Astronomical Satellite. Any of a series of US X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy satellites of the 1970s. SAS–1, later named Uhuru, was launched in Dec. 1970. It was devoted entirely to X-ray astronomy and provided a wealth of data. SAS–2, launched in Nov. 1972, carried equipment, including a spark chamber, for gamma-ray measurements while SAS–3, launched in May 1975, carried X-ray detectors.

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SAS

(1) See also SSA.

(2) The serial version of the SCSI interface. See serial attached SCSI.

(3) (SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, www.sas.com) A software company that specializes in business analytics, founded in 1976. See SAS System.

(4) (Single Attached Station) See FDDI.
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In fact, the new SAS even states that the lower level staff have the "professional responsibility" to let their concerns and disagreements be known to the appropriate individuals relating to auditing and accounting issues they believe are significant to the audit.
By contrast, a 4-wide SAS port can support as many as 16 hard drives before becoming saturated.
Issue an agreed-upon-procedures report under SAS no.
In addition to ShopKo, SAS retail customers include AutoZone, Bakers Footwear, Brooks Brothers, Burger King, Carrefour, Casino, Casual Male, The Children's Place, Eddie Bauer, Federated Department Stores, Hudson's Bay Company, JCPenney, Kohl's, Luxxotica Retail, Mark's Work Wearhouse, Marks & Spencer, Newport News, Northern Tool & Equipment, Office Depot, Sainsbury's, Sport Chalet, Staples, Tesco, Tween Brands, Williams-Sonoma and 1-800-FLOWERS.
Expanders, in general, offer the ability for a host port to establish an operating connection with the desired device, be it a SAS device, a SATA device or another expander.
SAS Learning Edition is an educational tool, for self-training, non-production purposes only.
To see SAS product offerings on the STA web site, go to: http://www.
Beginning in October, SAS is offering an on demand webinar titled, "Business Intelligence - "Faster, Better, Cost Effective" featuring Paul Kent, SAS VP of R&D John Fowler, Sun Executive VP; and Terri Hall, AMD's VP of Software Alliance and Solutions.
IDC's business analytics report further illustrates the advantage that SAS provides to customers today," said Jim Davis, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for SAS.
With the release of 10 vertical solutions this March, including new offerings in the telecom and manufacturing industries, SAS shows that it is continuing to play into the needs of its broad customer base.
With an established infrastructure that includes dedicated partner development teams, internal channel sales teams and system engineers, SAS' channel program will focus on the SAS Enterprise Intelligence Platform, including business intelligence, data integration and advanced analytics.
SAS launched its comprehensive portfolio of solutions in May under the heading of SAS Performance Management at SAS Forum International, the BI company's annual customer event, in Geneva.