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Partner Profile

Zencos offers a full breadth of SAS® Solution implementation steps from strategic planning, installation and configuration, data services, report and application development, to training and ongoing SAS administration support.

Zencos is a SAS Gold Alliance partner that offers a full breadth of solution implementation steps from strategic planning, installation and configuration, data services and analytics, report and application development, to training and ongoing SAS administration support. Zencos’ solutions provide the vital intelligence data necessary to interpret information accurately and correctly, allowing companies to make critical business decisions. Zencos, the architect of vision and strategy for business intelligence solutions, offers comprehensive business intelligence technology to the financial services, healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing markets, as well as other industries. See where our vision and strategy for business intelligence can take your company.

    Zencos Consulting [1]
    100 Regency Forest Drive
    Suite 130
    Cary, NC 27518
    PH: 919-459-4600
    FX: 919-287-2335


Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Using a revolutionary approach that brings the organization together to determine relationship analysis and critical success factors, the information is then prioritized for the business intelligence implementation so it corresponds to the most needed areas of the business, generating more valuable results quicker.

Installation and Configuration

Zencos has performed SAS®9 implementations across multiple platforms and industries demonstrating subject matter expertise by completing installations consistently over time. Zencos has defined a methodology for configuration that provides clients with the flexibility to reduce consulting time by completing certain tasks before the project begins.

      BI Quick Start

      Zencos Quick Start services are designed to help you get your BI implementation operating and performing quickly, and get you on the road to faster ROI. The package of services includes the following items:

      • SAS Software Installation and Configuration
      • SAS Environment Optimization
      • SAS Client Software Installation
      • SAS Administrator Knowledge Transfer
      • BI Reports and OLAP Cube Development
      • Remote Support and Troubleshooting

      Data Processing, Quality, and Storage

      Solution Expertise eliminates lost time and money on large projects through data quality, process integrity, consistency and best practices.

      Report and Application Development

      Solving customer problems by not only implementing requests but by asking the right questions and providing recommendations to accomplish the ultimate goals of the project.


      With the ability to train on specific applications and the flexibility to fit within your schedule, Zencos has award winning speakers on-staff with a strong reputation for dependability, professionalism, and responsiveness.

      SAS Administration Support

      Outsource ongoing system support while your team is coming up to speed on the implementation, utilize Zencos to analyze current system performance, provide and implement recommendations to optimize your current environment.



          ZenGuard™ is our proven BI support service offering that provides your company access to a wealth of BI implementation and support expertise. This service is designed for SAS customers that don’t have the luxury of an in-house expert to play the role of a dedicated SAS administrator or just want to feel the security of having someone who has the experience of a SAS consultant.

          ZenGuard provides dedicated assistance on utilizing the SAS®9 BI server and associated SAS®9 BI Client technologies. ZenGuard supplies the critical administrative support, necessary for the success of your BI investment, while allowing critical resources to spend more productive time building out applications and analytical services.

          ZenGuard offers assistance and expertise on strategic SAS 9 system activities including:

          SAS System Maintenance

          • Setting up metadata backups
          • Cleaning temporary SAS files
          • Assisting with updates and patches

          SAS System Troubleshooting

          • Optimize web server connections to metadata server
          • User log-in authentication
          • Environment/system optimization

          ETL Support

          • DBMS connectivity
          • Best Practices for refreshing OLAP cubes

          General Report Support

          • Assisting with SAS reporting items that require minimum changes

          SAS9 BI Advice

          • Answering questions on how to best utilize SAS BI Software
          • Providing reference material on BI best practices

      White Papers

      Zencos Consulting has provided invited papers and contributed papers to SAS Users. Included are links to several of these:


      Inc. 500

      Zencos Consulting Ranks no. 180 on the 2006 Inc. 500 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 646%. The annual Inc. 500 ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the country. [2]

      Triangle Business Journal Fast 50

      Zencos Consulting was recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in the Triangle ranking no. 40 on the list of 50. The rankings were determined by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, who evaluated locally headquartered private companies based on a formula that takes into account both dollar growth and percentage rate of growth over a three-year period. To be considered companies were required to have had at least $3 million in revenue in 2005.

      Peer Monitor Wins 2006 Models of Excellence Award

      Zencos' client, Thomson West, was named a "Models of Excellence" winner by InfoCommerce Report for their Peer Monitor product. Peer Monitor is a service that enables law firm executives to benchmark their business performance to a named group of peer law firms across a range of pricing, revenue and expense categories. The "Models of Excellence" awards recognize businesses leading the way to create innovative online products. [3]

      SAS Alliance Awards

      • 2007 Field Choice Award [4]
      • 2006 Partner Innovator of the Year [5]
      • 2005 SAS Enterprise Application of the Year
      • 2004 Award In Recognition for Exceptional Service & Support
      • 2003 Partner Excellence Award