OTTAWA, SEPT 19, 2005 – e-academy Inc. is launching a pilot program for student licenses with SAS, the world’s leader in business analytics software. This program provides degree-seeking students at institutions around the world with SAS Learning Edition 2.0 for less than half of the regular price (retail price, $125).
SAS Learning Edition combines capabilities for data management, statistical analysis, advanced graphics, business forecasting, and quality improvement with a roster of powerful Windows-based products from the SAS Intelligence Architecture platform.
With this limited-time offer, SAS Learning Edition is being made available by e-academy to verified students for only $60 from October 1 until December 31, 2005. This personal learning version of SAS is licensed for use on one (1) workstation at a time, for self-training, non-production purposes only. This discount is valid only for a download version of SAS Learning Edition from e-academy’s eStore.
“We have a passion for improving the educational experience for students in higher education,” said Ram Raju, CEO of e-academy Inc. “This new offering will enable students to use SAS world-class statistical software in their studies at textbook pricing.”
“SAS is committed to providing affordable applications that enhance the educational experience for students,” said Bernard Penney, Product Manager, SAS Learning Edition at SAS. “e-academy helps us fulfill this commitment.”
SAS is the market leader in providing a new generation of business intelligence software and services that create true enterprise intelligence. SAS solutions are used at about 40,000 sites – including 96 of the top 100 companies in the FORTUNE Global 500r. For nearly three decades, SAS has been giving customers around the world The Power to Know.
e-academy Inc. is the leading provider of software distribution solutions to higher education. e-academy’s ELMS software distribution platform is used by over 4,400 educational institutions worldwide, in five languages, for managing software in the academic network.