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Altair pays off $79m owed to SAS in software license spat, will sell rival product

Korev Silver badge
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SAS has good reason to be concerned. Companies have invested huge sums in its platform over the years, and we can well imagine the consternation caused by the thought of those same customers being able to leverage decades of experience in its language in work with trendier open-source languages. All without filling SAS's coffers.

Isn't R the bigger threat to SAS?

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