As a member of the IU community, you have access to a large number of commercial software products at no cost or at substantial discounts. As a member of the School of Informatics and Computing, you have access to additional free software. Some of the available software is listed below:
- IUware - A large collection of software products are available to all IU faculty, students, and staff via IUware and for purchase on CD or DVD at the campus bookstore. See the IU KB Article on the subject for details.
- Stat/Math Center - The IU Stat/Math Center offers a variety of statistical, mathematical analysis, and GIS software at discounted prices to IU faculty, staff, and students.
- Dreamspark (formerly MSDN Academic Alliance) - Additional Microsoft products are available to School of Informatics and Computing students, faculty, and staff. Please note that this software is ONLY available to people affiliated with the School of Informatics and Computing. Accounts on the School of Informatics and Computing Microsoft Dreamspark system are created each year for current CS and Informatics students, staff, and faculty. You should receive an email from the system with account information. If you do not have an account and are a current SoIC staff, faculty, or student please let us know.
Once you have an account, you can log in and access software through the Microsoft Dreamspark Premium Site.
- VMware E-Academy - Select VMware products are available to School of Informatics and Computing students, faculty, and staff only through the VMWare E-Academy program. This includes VMware Workstation, Fusion, vCenter Server, and ESX vSphere. In order to access these products, you will need an account on the system. You MUST be a student, faculty, or staff of the School of Informatics and Computing in order to get an account. Please let us know if you would like an account. Once you have an account on the system, you can access the available software via the VMware E-Academy Storefront. Once you are logged in, you can "purchase" products at zero cost and get a one year license.