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SAS Institute Brings 100 Jobs to Cary

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SAS Institute in CaryCary, NC continues to lead the way in job creation and business recovery.  Recently NC Governor, Beverly Perdue, announced that SAS Institute Inc., the world's largest priveately held software company & "best place to work" will bring over 100 new jobs to the Cary area to man its SAS Analytics Lab for state and local government.  Most of the new SAS jobs will target technology and government experts who will be charged with crunching data numbers using the power of SAS' new 38,000-square-foot cloud computer center at its Cary headquarter campus.  In addition to the job creation SAS plans on investing $3 Million in their new internal human resources and finance headquarters.  

Governor Purdue explained that the government's use of SAS Software SAS Institute in Carywill help fight Medicade fraund and is the leading software provider to help the government become more efficient in this area.  We are certainly fortunate to have a leading global software company and the leadership of Jim Goodnight right here in Cary!

**Photo courtesy:  SAS Institute & Greg Segal


About SAS Institute Inc.

SAS Institute Inc., headquartered in Cary and has been a major producer of software since it was founded in 1976 by Anthony Barr, James Goodnight, John Sall and Jane Helwig. SAS was originally an acronym for Statistical Analysis System but, for many years, has been used as a tradename to refer to the company as a whole and its line of software products, which have long since broadened beyond the statistical analysis sphere. SAS Institute is one of the largest privately-held corporations in North Carolina and in the software business.  


What makes it so great?

One of the Best Companies for all 13 years, SAS boasts a laundry list of benefits -- high-quality child care at $410 a month, 90% coverage of the health insurance premium, unlimited sick days, a medical center staffed by four physicians and 10 nurse practitioners (at no cost to employees), a free 66,000-square-foot fitness center and natatorium, a lending library, and a summer camp for children.  The architect of this culture -- based on "trust between our employees and the company" -- is Jim Goodnight, its co-founder, and the only CEO that SAS has had in its 34-year history.  


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Barbara Michaluk
Weichert Realtors | Phone Direct 240-506-2434 | 301-681-0550 office - Silver Spring, MD
Leisure World Specialist / Full Service REALTOR

This is great news for the economy of Cary, NC. Best wishes on a prosperous New Year!

Jan 01, 2011 12:19 AM