SUSE’s Academic program provides access to training, knowledge, and SUSE open source tools for schools, colleges, universities, academic hospitals, non-profit museums, libraries and more.
Participating members enjoy a number of benefits:
Training—Materials for certified Linux and other courses, both for trainers and students.
Curriculum—Campus-use of these materials for student education by faculty staff.
Use SUSE for education—Use SUSE products for free for educational or lab purposes.
Use SUSE for administrative or production workloads—make use of a highly beneficial buying program to buy SUSE products at the right level of support, including special products and terms and conditions only available and priced for educational institutes.
Development Resources—Access to tools and products for using in lab, software development or other education settings.
Support—Access to knowledgebase, forums and technical support.
Volume License Agreement for Education
亚博足彩appWe have specialized buying programs to streamline software licensing. Use a SUSE buying program to purchase all of your software licenses, maintenance, and receive volume discounts. VLA provides a flexible, easy, and affordable way to purchase your solutions.
The SUSE Education Buying Program awards special pricing and benefits to educational customers.
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Schools, Universities & Administrations:
Schools & universities accredited/recognized/approved by their local/state/federal/provincial government
Supervisory organizations of qualified schools or other educational institutions
State departments of education
Boards of education
School district administrative offices
Local education authorities
Preschools, day schools, or after school activity centers accredited/ recognized/approved by their government
Non-profit teaching hospitals
Have its primary affiliation be with an accredited degree-granting college or university that would be eligible for participation in the ALA
Have a formally documented teaching affiliation with either a nationally accredited medical school for a clerkship, internship, or residency program for medical students or a nationally accredited nursing school which grants the RN or LPN/LVN degree
Be governed by a University Board of Regents or similar authority
亚博足彩appNOTE: Educational hospitals must meet ALL of the above specifications to be considered qualified to participate in SUSE Education Buying Program.
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Note: If questions arise on the qualified status of a specific institution, SUSE opinion will govern. It is the responsibility of the purchasing customer to ensure they meet SUSE academic qualifications. Customers not meeting these above criteria who purchase products under one of the SUSE Academic Education Program may be required to pay additional license fees to be legally licensed for such products. SUSE may cancel any license agreement used by non-qualifying customers.
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Academic Support from Partners
SUSE collaborates with the following partners to provide joint benefits for academic institutions.
Now in its 21st year, the IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) partners with over 625 colleges and universities globally providing information technology courseware and cloud environments for teaching purposes, at no charge. Their mission is to make students aware of IBM technology and help them acquire skills needed by our clients today and into the future.
GroupLink, a leading provider of help desk software to academic organizations, offers their software and support for educational use including a available for small schools and districts. GroupLink also provides help desk software for educational use and support training.
亚博足彩appThe TTP is an international group of individuals from educational and research institutions that use Micro Focus, NetIQ and SUSE solutions in their workplace. It includes thousands of experienced experts who share information with each other, the software developers, and groups within the companies with the goal of promoting high quality computing environments that advance the goals of academic institutions.
亚博足彩appAcademy Support Centre (ASC) Praktijkleren is the support centre in the Netherlands that supports academies in promoting up-to-date skills in education. They bring teachers in contact with providers of relevant up-to date ICT training courses to prepare students for their professional future in the field of ICT.
亚博足彩appBiASC connects IT Academies from higher and secondary education and from non-commercial professional and social training institutions. It acts as a go-between for the professional IT world and the world of education, building bridges and making it easier to follow trends and evolutions.
Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences is a leading private university that aims to raise professionals and leaders of high academic caliber and commitment to serve humanity. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering embraced SUSE’s solutions to equip its students to master in today’s cutting edge technologies such as Cloud, Containers, SDS, and Linux and thrives over its motivation to provide teaching that is based on value and quality of education.
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Reduced time to deploy new workloads
Supported users with a third of the staff needed on alternative platforms
Provided services to other schools with no additional resources
University of Bologna
Gained cost-effective, high-performance platform for Oracle
Reduced paper-based administration by implementing web-based applications
Enabled online enrollment and payment for courses
University Hospital Essen
Supports soaring data volumes at 70 to 80 percent lower expenditure
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Grants the hospital flexibility to deploy storage resources rapidly as needed
Changchun University of Technology
Saves on external support costs with rapid recovery in the event of unplanned outages
Cuts floor space, power and cooling requirements with a consolidated IT infrastructure
Reduces administration time with a unified management interface
Minimizes need for maintenance with a stable deployment of Xen virtualization on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server