Posts Tagged Licensing

ANSYS

ANSYS is engineering simulation software used to model and manipulate values to analyze and, potentially, predict real world behaviors. The range of values can include any of the following: structural, thermal, fluid dynamics, explicit dynamics, electromagnetics and multiphysics. Users can simulate structural mechanics, explicit dynamics, fluid dynamics and thermal capability, as well as high-frequency, signal integrity, […]

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Tufts acquires Site License for ChemDraw Pro

Tufts has recently acquired a site license for ChemDraw by PerkinElmer Informatics. ChemDraw Pro is a software package that allows for the drawing of basic chemical structure and provides Chemical query properties. The ability to create and edit templates and nicknames, Annotation, Relative Stereochemistry, ISIS/Draw Compatibility, support for ISIS-style Data SGroups, Chemical File Formats, Expansion […]

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Software Policies

Software Policies – Installation and Licensing The Office of Information Technology will only install fully licensed software that is compatible with our supported operating systems. For this reason, when a request is received to install software, we need verification that it was purchased and is licensed.  In keeping with this, we ask for a Proof […]

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Am I eligible to purchase software for personal use at a discount?

Tufts University has a contract with Kivuto to distribute software covered under Employee purchase programs via their web store at http://tufts.onthehub.com. Eligibility: Full-Time Faculty, Staff and Students Software is available from many vendors, including: Microsoft, Adobe, Parallels, National Instruments, Minitab, IBM, JMP, Systat, iGrafx, SigmaFlow, Quark, Trend Micro, Thomson Reuters, Inspiration, Columbia University, Student Backup, StatSoft, and […]

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Red Hat Linux Site License

Tufts has a site license for Red Hat Enterprise Linux which allows the software to be installed on any university-owned system for non-personal staff/faculty use.  UIT hosts a Red Hat Network Satellite Server that provides local mirroring of packages and installation media.  This server supports both the current version (version 6) and previous version (version […]

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Tufts VMWare Purchasing Agreement

At the end of February 2012, Tufts entered into a 3-year purchasing agreement with VMWare.  This agreement makes it possible for the University to acquire VMWare software at significant savings. For purchases of VMWare software products covered under the agreement, there will be a 51% discount off the commercial list price. Annual support costs will, […]

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Apple Educational Licensing Program (AELP)

Tufts has entered into an Apple Educational Licensing Program (AELP). This one-year program covers university-owned computers systems. It allows a user to upgrade his or her system to the most current Macintosh operating system that the computer is able to execute.  To obtain software, please contact OIT via e-mail at OIT@tufts.edu or via phone at […]

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Can I use a Tufts license of Microsoft software at home?

Yes.  Microsoft offers Work at Home (WAH) solutions. All of the products covered under the Campus Agreement may be used on one home machine or laptop, but may only be used for work-related activities.  Upon separating from the university, faculty and staff who have installed Campus Agreement software on a personally-owned computer are obligated to […]

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What if I can’t find the proof of purchase or media for my software?

The University requires proof of ownership for all software installed on University owned computers.  If the software, such as Microsoft or Adobe products, was purchased through Tufts, there may be a way to retrieve the proof of purchase from the vendor.  If you need assistance with retrieving this information, please contact OIT. If your software […]

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What software is available from the University for no cost?

Microsoft Windows 7  Enterprise (upgrades only) for computers owned by the University is available under the Tufts Microsoft Campus Agreement. Microsoft Office Professional 2007 or 2010 is available to install on computers owned by the University. A corresponding “Work at Home” copy is available for Faculty and Staff to install on personally owned computers off […]

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Microsoft Campus Agreement

Tufts University has entered into a Microsoft Campus Agreement. The agreement is an annual licensing program which provides Tufts faculty and staff with access to the following suite of Microsoft products: Microsoft Office Professional for Windows Microsoft Office Standard for Macintosh Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer (Formerly FrontPage) Microsoft Visual Studio Professional Edition Microsoft Windows Operating […]

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IBM SPSS Statistics

SPSS is an industry-standard statistical processing package that is  used at Tufts University. The package offers extensive statistical graphics and data mining capabilities.  Alternatives to SPSS include SAS, STATA, and R. Tufts has entered into a site licensing agreement with SPSS that covers the three most widely used modules of the SPSS software family. Base – […]

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SAS

SAS is a statistical software package licensed from the SAS Institute. More information about the software can be found at http://www.sas.com . License Term The term of this license is annual.  The license expires and must be renewed each year. License Codes When the license is renewed each year, the vendor sends Tufts a new […]

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