Maintaining a location in New York City, SAS Institute has various locations worldwide. It is one of the largest software companies worldwide. Founded in 1976, its solutions are used at more than 44,000 sites in over 105 countries, including nearly 95 of the top 100 FORTUNE Global 500 companies. The SAS Institute has more than 10,000 employees in over 50 countries. The company provides business decisions, profitable relationships with customers and suppliers, compliance with governmental regulations, research breakthroughs and products and processes. It offers data integration, storage, analytics and business intelligence applications.