Vecima Networks and SAS Visual Analytics Our SAS:

Vecima Networks and SAS Visual Analytics Our SAS:

Vecima Networks and SAS Visual Analytics Our SAS: VA Success Story This seminar will begin at 1:00pm (EST) Audio for this meeting will be broadcasted through your PC speakers. Please use the Webex Chat function to contact Rebecca Gill (HOST), if you are experiencing technical difficulties or if you have a question. Vecima Networks and SAS Visual Analytics Presenters Mark Horseman Technical Supervisor, Software and Database Services Vecima Networks

Paul Little Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Vecima Networks Tina Schweihofer Manager, Data Sciences Team SAS Institute Canada CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. About Us Company Overview Canadian company founded in 1988 Staff Offices in Saskatoon, Victoria, Burnaby & Mangalore, India

Core business built on the design and manufacturing of cable network equipment 29 consecutive years of profitability Traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:VCM) YourLink; 54 Burnaby; 44 Saskatoon; 295 Victoria; 30 India; 25 USA; 3 As at Dec 31, 2016 =

448 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 3 About Us What We Do Vecima designs, manufactures and sells hardware and software that enable the cable MSOs to utilize their existing delivery infrastructures to better serve subscribers. Vecima also operates a Telematics business. Core Segments at September 30, 2016 Video &

Broadband 83% The company recently sold its Saskatchewan-based ISP division (YourLink). CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 4 About Us Insatiable Demand at Increased Speeds By 2019, 80% of global internet consumption will be video content 4K TV Cloud DVR

Global IP Traffic to Reach 2 Zettabytes (100 trillion gigabytes) by 2019 HD Video on Demand Traffic from wireless and mobile devices will Broadband per Subscriber IP Video Any content, anytime, anyplace, on any screen Online Gaming rise to 66% in 2019

Digital Photos VOIP Email Web Browsing Digital Music Source: TubularInsights.com, All Rights Reserved Time CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 5

About Us Cable MSO Network and our Products CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 6 About Us Customer Relationships Blue chip customer base of cable MSOs (multiple system operators) and networking vendors, for example Comcast, Charter/Time Warner, Cox & Shaw CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 7 The Need for The Power to Know

The Problem A lot of operations and decisions made based on experience and Gut Feel A desire for evidence based decision making, and improved, streamlined, and effective manufacturing. The Solution A BI Appliance that shows to the team data related to the manufacturing process. This appliance would be powered by SAS: Visual Analytics The Benefit Reduced manufacturing costs, and visibility into any potential issues. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Architecting our SAS:VA Solution

Virtualization and Deployment Setting up a Virtual Machine for SAS: Visual Analytics Our Data Warehouse Operational Data Store Kimball Dimensional Model Live Data Testing and Deploying our BI Appliance Minimal PC with HDMI connection to commercial TV https://twitter.com/MarkHorseman/status/823548962581819393 CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Obligatory Architectural Eye-Chart CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY

Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Our Technical Background Only one member of our support staff had experience with SAS. No one had previous experience with SAS Visual Analytics. Lots of expertise in SQL Server. Very good documentation, support and user community. http://support.sas.com/en/technical-support.html CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 11 Connecting to the Data Warehouse For SAS: just a data connection Very easy to set SAS libraries to contain all data warehouse

connections. For developers: less complexity SAS only contains datasets that are used for reporting. All data staging is done outside of SAS. For users: a leap forward in reporting There were dozens of reports that were going to tools that were hard to access, or didnt excel very well. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Connecting to the Data Warehouse Report Evolution OLD

NEW DETAILS Not just a graphical. Multiple views Drill down to details Presentable CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 13 Creating the Datasets There are very good tutorials on SAS site on using data preparation tools. Create your denormalized report view for the SAS data set. Very easy to maintain.

What to do if data warehouse changes: Never forget this step when you update your data set: CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 14 Implementing Security Simply add AD SAS allows connection to AD speeding up implementation and user acceptance No new passwords to memorize. Each department has its own folder containing unique datasets, reports and collections. Publishing using collections.

CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 15 Setting up a no touch dashboard Create reports focusing on the visual It is all in how you frame it A combination of iframes and javascript. http://sasserver/SASVisualAnalyticsViewer/VisualAnalyticsViewer_guest.jsp? reportName=REPORTNAME&reportPath=/REPORTPATH/&appSwitcherDisabled=tr ue& reportViewOnly=true&reportContextBar=False&Param1=PARAM1 The javascript cycles through a list of reports constantly showing updated information to the user. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved.

16 When SAS:VA and our Users first Met Popularity Explosion Early Development Internal KPIs Mobile Analytics SAS: BI iPhone & Android Application Mobile Buy-in Change in Business Conversations Driving the Discussion The Future of SAS: Visual Analytics at Vecima CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY

Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Key Takeaways CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 18 Changing the Conversation Interactive Interactive Reporting Reporting How How well well did did we we perform?

perform? Understanding Understanding What What are are the the contributing contributing factors? factors? Relationships Relationships Are Are there there patterns patterns // anomalies? anomalies?

Contributions Contributions Which Which path path is is most most profitable? profitable? CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Forecast Forecast What What ifif these these trends

trends continue? continue? Predictive Predictive What What will will happen happen next? next? 19 SAS Visual Analytics Single Hub for Many Personas CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved.

SAS Visual Analytics Interactive Demos CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Questions? If you have any questions please key it into the chat function to Rebecca Gill and we will be happy to answer your questions Please note a copy of the recording and PowerPoint presentation will be sent out later this week. CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Contact Vecima

Corporate Head Office: 771 Vanalman Avenue Victoria, B.C., Canada V8Z 3B8 Ph: (250) 881-1982 Fax: (250) 881-1974 Main Facility: 150 Cardinal Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L 6H7 Ph: (306) 955-7075 Fax: (306) 955-9919 Web: www.vecima.com Email: [email protected] CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Vecima Networks Inc. All rights reserved. 23

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