MAS® is a product of a commitment by major industry sectors to support open source products as critical components in their basic technology.

Standards such as MAS® and its parent, X, offer a secure place for public domain as well as private solutions--demonstrating their long term stability and security.

SAI has long been active in the arenas of open source and open standards, including leadership positions in X.Org, the Utilities Industry Group (UIG), and ANSI ASC X12.