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Description

The Abaqus Research Edition includes access to Abaqus/Standard, Abaqus/Explicit, and Abaqus/CAE. Inclusion of both Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit allows the choice of appropriate analysis techniques or even a combination of both analysis techniques for different types of simulations. User-defined subroutines allow flexibility in modeling advanced research materials, complex surface and contact behaviors, and other user-specific features.

Abaqus/Standard

Provides analysis technology to solve traditional implicit finite element analyses such as static, dynamics, and thermal

Abaqus/Explicit

Provides analysis technology focused on transient dynamics and quasi-static analyses using an explicit approach

Abaqus/CAE

Provides a complete modeling and visualization environment for Abaqus analysis products with direct access to CAD models, advanced meshing, and visualization.

Platform

Linux and Windows

Licensing

License manager hosted by IT Procurement and Licensing Solutions

For more information on this product, please visit the vendor's web page.

Please see the Adobe Products Page

Description

Engineering simulation software for academic teaching and research applications.

Platform

Linux and Windows

Licensing

The license manager is hosted by IT Procurement and Licensing Solutions.

There is a license restriction that prohibits the use of ANSYS Without the VPN.  In order to use Ansys you must be connected to the VT VPN (please see 4help.vt.edu for information on setting up the VPN).

Licensing Process

Access to the license can be obtained through software sales. See Purchasing Details (on the top right of this page) for more information. The faculty purchasing the package or a designated person from the research group purchasing the software is given administrative rights to the group management tool that manages access to the ANSYS software.

Access to Software

Once your pid is added to a research group, you can access and install ANSYS through Network Software. The ANSYS network share and downloads also include Installation Notes for Windows and Linux operating systems as well as Documentation and Tutorials for ANSYS software. 

For more information on this product, please visit the vendor’s web page.
For access, please contact Departmental Software.

Description

The iOS App Store Volume Purchase Program makes it easy for educational institutions to purchase iOS apps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod in volume and distribute those iOS apps to users.

Platform

Apple

Licensing

Contact Departmental Software for special program facilitator; account necessary prior to purchase

Price

$100, $500

Description

Autodesk makes software for people who make things Across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, media, and entertainment industries, Autodesk gives you the power to make anything.

Platform

Windows

Licensing

Annual license, for administrative use only

Please contact Departmental Software to request a quote

Description

Create professional videos easily. Use Camtasia to record on-screen activity, customize and edit content, add interactive elements, and share your videos with anyone, on almost any device.

Platform

MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Perpetual

To upgrade a current license, please contact Departmental Software to request a quote.

License Agreement Required

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Description

The Duo security token is used by members of the Virginia Tech community as a second-factor authentication device to gain access to services protected by the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) service in instances when a phone is not a viable second-factor option. The D-100 token allows users to press a button on the device to generate a 6-digit code that can then be entered into the passcode field when logging into a service that requires 2FA.

Documentation

Duo D-100 Token Enrollment Instructions

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Description

A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

Platform

Windows

Eligibility

Enterprise GIS pays the annual fee for the entire institution to alleviate the need for departments to pay individually. Through this agreement, the software products and training are available to faculty, staff, and students for teaching, research, and limited administrative purposes.

Licensing

Faculty and staff who need to download the software should submit a request to Software Consulting Services.

License Includes

ArcGIS Desktop

Extentions Include:

  • 3D Analyst
  • Data Reviewer
  • Geostatistical Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Publisher
  • Schematics Spatial Analyst
  • Workflow Manager
ArcGIS Pro (Restricted to Teaching and Research Only)

Extensions Include:

  • 3D Analyst
  • Data Reviewer
  • Geostatistical Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Spatial Analyst
  • Workflow Manager
ArcGIS Online (Restricted: teaching and research only)

Subscription includes the following apps:

  • Map & 3D Scene Viewer
  • Collector
  • Operations Dashboard
  • Open Data
  • Story Maps
  • Survey 123
  • Web Application Templates and Maps for Office
  • Sharepoint
  • Microstrategy,
  • Salesforce

Premium Apps include:

  • Business Analyst Online
  • Community Analyst Online
  • GeoPlanner
Enterprise GIS (formerly ArcGIS Server)

Extensions Include:

  • 3D Analyst
  • Data Reviewer
  • GeoEvent
  • Geostatistical Analyst
  • Image Analyst
  • Network Analyst Schematics
  • Spatial Analyst
  • Workflow Manager
ArcGIS for Mobile (Restricted to Teaching and Research Only)

Includes:

  • Windows Mobile Unlimited
  • Smartphones and Tablets Unlimited
  • AppStudio Standard

Specialized GIS

  • ESRI Business Analyst (Restricted: teaching and research only)
  • ESRI CityEngine Advanced
  • ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry
  • ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting
  • ArcGIS for Maritime: Server
  • ArcGIS for Aviation: Airports
  • ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting
  • ESRI Defense Mapping  Desktop and Server
  • ESRI Production Mapping Desktop and Server
  • ESRI Roads and Highways Desktop and Server

ESRI E-Learning

ESRI offers unlimited access to the self-paced E-Learning program for no additional charge.  Please submit a request for E-Learning access here.

Visit esri.com/training for a list of available online courses.

ArcGIS Desktop System Requirements

Link for the system requirements:
http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/system-requirements/latest/arcgis-desktop-system-requirements.htm

Available at no additional cost

Description

Add annotations to any PDF file, using the mouse or a Tablet PC pen, directly on the PDF file's pages. The annotated documents can then be saved directly back to PDF format. Annotated documents can also be easily attached to e-mails.

Platform

Windows

Licensing

Perpetual

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Description

GraphPad Prism combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization.

Platform

MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires on February 20, 2021

Addtional Orderin Instructions

Along with the Software Order Form, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with each user’s PID to the HokieMart order. During installation, user will submit a Service Now ticket to provide machine information so that a license can be generated.

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Description

MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. There are functions for data analysis and visualization, numeric computation, engineering and scientific graphics, modeling, simulation, prototyping, programming and application development.  For full list of features included in the concurrent license see below.

Platform

Linux, MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires on December 31; only computers that reside on the Virginia Tech network, including VPN, may use a concurrent license.

License Agreement Required

Download here

Features

  • SIMULINK
  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Communications System Toolbox
  • Computer Vision Toolbo
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Database Toolbox
  • DSP System Toolbox (includes Filter Design Toolbox and Signal Processing Blockset)
  • Image Acquisition Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox
  • Instrument Control  Toolbox
  • MATLAB Compiler
  • Mapping Toolbox
  • Neural Network Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • Real-Time Workshop Toolbox
  • Robust Control Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • SimBiology Toolbox
  • SimEvents  Toolbox
  • SimMechanics Toolbox
  • SimPowerSystems Blockset
  • Simscape Toolbox
  • Simulink Coder  Toolbox (includes Realtime Workshop and Stateflow Coder)
  • Simulink Control Design Toolbox
  • Stateflow Toolbox
  • Statistics Toolbox
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox
  • System Identification Toolbox
  • Wavelet Toolbox

Product Information

MATLAB Toolboxes are libraries of MATLAB functions that customize MATLAB for solving particular classes of problems.  To order additional toolboxes, please contact Software Consulting Services.

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Description

MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. There are functions for data analysis and visualization, numeric computation, engineering and scientific graphics, modeling, simulation, prototyping, programming and application development.  For full list of features included in the standalone license see below.

Platform 

Linux, MacOS and WIndows

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires of September 1

License Agreement Required

Download here

Features

  • SIMULINK
  • Control System
  • Extend Symbolic Math
  • Imaging Processing
  • Signal Process
  • Simulink Control Design
  • Statistics

Product Information

MATLAB Toolboxes are libraries of MATLAB functions that customize MATLAB for solving particular classes of problems.  To order additional toolboxes, please contact Software Consulting Services.

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Description

Minitab is a general-purpose statistical software package designed for easy interactive use. Minitab can be used as a primary tool for analyzing research data.

Platform

Minitab 17 - Windows

Minitab Express 1.5 - MacOS

Licensing

Annual renewal

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu

Description

Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW) is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language, designed specifically for engineers and scientists building measurement and control systems.

Platform

Linux, MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Annual - License expires May 31, 2021

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Description

Qualtrics allows you to easily design surveys with point-and-click editing, collaborate with colleagues, and build an in-house panel for repeated surveys.

Eligibility

Virginia Tech has purchased a Qualtrics site license that makes Qualtrics available to students, faculty and staff.  Our license allows for use of the software for legitimate Virginia Tech related research and educational activities.

Create an account at http://virginiatech.qualtrics.com

Training and Support

Training and support are included with your account. These resources can be found at the Qualtrics Academic Support Portal.

Available at no additional cost

Description

Provides the tools to accurately model and document your designs ready for rendering, animation, drafting, engineering, analysis, and manufacturing or construction. Rhino can create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids with no limits on complexity, degree, or size. Rhino also supports polygon meshes and point clouds.

Platform

MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Perpetual

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SAS

Description

SAS is a software suite designed for advanced analytics, multivariate analyses, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics.

Platform

Workstation Environments

  • Linux and Windows

Server Environments

  • Linux, Unix and Windows

For the server environment, fees are now based on number of CPUs.  Please contact Departmental Software for server pricing.

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires on July 31

License Agreement Required

Download SAS license agreement for administrative use

Download SAS license agreement for teaching and research use

Features

  • Base SAS®
  • Enterprise Guide®
  • Enterprise Miner [Teaching and Research (T/R) version only]
  • SAS/EIS®
  • SAS/FSP®
  • SAS/ASSIST®
  • SAS/OR®
  • SAS/IML®
  • SAS/AF®
  • SAS/CONNECT®
  • SAS/SECURE®
  • SAS/ETS®
  • SAS/GRAPH®
  • SAS/STAT®
  • SAS/LAB®
  • SAS/INSIGHT®
  • SAS/SHARE®
  • SAS® INTEGRATION .TECHNOLOGIES
  • ONLINE/TUTOR®
  • SAS/QC®
  • SAS ACCESS®
  • SYBASE SAS Bridge for ESRI®
  • Includes interfaces to 
    • DB2
    • MySQL
    • ODBC
    • OLE DB
    • Oracle
    • PC

Available Products

SAS Education Analytic Suite (EAS) for Administrative Use

As defined by SAS, this software is used for purposes directly related to the operations of a post-secondary degree-granting institution. This includes institutional research and any such use related to reporting about the university to the university. Such software may be used by the customer's administrative employees (including faculty performing administrative duties) for these types of administrative purposes.

SAS Education Analytic Suite (EAS) for Teaching and Research

As defined by SAS, this is software used for the purposes of classroom instruction, academic research, and coursework primarily related to post-secondary degree requirements, and is used by students, faculty, and staff supporting such use.

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Description

A standalone desktop analytical tool that accesses data stored in many formats. JMP integrates with other SAS products and solutions to marry JMP desktop data visualization, design of experiments, and exploratory data mining with SAS production processing.

Platform

MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Instructional faculty and researchers engaged in original academic research work on both university and personally-owned computers (home use) are allowed to use the license.  You can download JMP through network.software.vt.edu.  If JMP does not show up in your software list on network.software.vt.edu and you are using JMP for academic work please submit a ServiceNow Ticket detailing your use of JMP.

Institutional research and other administrative uses related to the operation or improvement of a university or at an associated healthcare institution including patient care and sponsored research are not included within the scope of the license.

Description

SimpleHelp is server software that provides remote support and remote access functionality allowing you to support your customers and manage remote machines regardless of their operating system. SimpleHelp acts as a bridge to connect you and your customer, allowing you to control and support their computer. Any department that has an internal IT support staff could benefit from using SimpleHelp.

There is no software to install. ITA is hosting SimpleHelp on one of our servers and the service is completely web-based. You can integrate SimpleHelp into your own website through a dedicated page or through the CMS, for example. When your technicians or customers visit that page with their usual browser they will see the SimpleHelp client embedded, ready to join them into a queue (in the case of customers) or ready to log them on and start helping people (in the case of technicians).

Usage Instructions

Simple Help Setup and Usage Guide

Platform

Linux, MacOS and Windows

Licensing

Annual License Renewed June 30th

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Description

Slack is a cross platform collaboration tool to help facilitate messaging and other communication within a team. Purchase access to the Virginia Tech Slack workspace (https://virginiatech.slack.com).

Vendor Website

https://www.slack.com/

Platform

Linux, MacOs, Windows and Web-Based

Licensing

Annual renewal each December.

Additonal Ordering Instructions

Along with the Software Order Form, please attach an Excel spreadsheet indicating the PID(s) to which each license should be assigned, to the HokieMart order.  Once your order has been processed these PID(s) will have immediate access to Slack.

To Transfer a license that you've already purchased between employees please submit a request at https://software.vt.edu/help including the pid of the employee you would like the license removed from and the pid of the employee the license should be transferred to.

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Description

SPSS Statistics offers advanced statistical capabilities and analytics to help you gain deep, accurate insights from your data and drive better decision making.

Platform

MacOS and Windows (Amos is Windows only)

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires on July 1

License Agreement Required

Download here (If purchasing AMOS, please write AMOS on the license agreement.)

Products Included

  • IBM SPSS Regression
  • IBM SPSS Advanced Statistics
  • IBM SPSS Exact Tests
  • IBM SPSS Categories
  • IBM SPSS Missing Values
  • IBM SPSS Conjoint
  • IBM SPSS Custom Tables
  • IBM SPSS Complex Samples
  • IBM SPSS Decision Trees
  • IBM SPSS Data Preparation
  • IBM SPSS Forecasting
  • IBM SPSS Neural Networks
  • IBM SPSS Direct Marketing
  • IBM SPSS Bootstrapping
  • IBM SPSS SamplePower
  • IBM SPSS Visualization (Viz) Designer

SPSS Teaching and Research Restriction

This software can only be used for purposes of classroom instruction, coursework, and non-commercial research.

Product Availablity

Each install requires an individual code.  As long as your license is current, all upgrades are included.

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Description

WolframAlpha, a web based product, is a computational knowledge engine which allows beginner-level and advanced level analysis without needing to know a programming language.  The Pro version allows users to see step-by-step solution guides to many queries, upload data from many different formats for instant analysis, view data interactively, and more.  Includes the Wolfram Problem Generator, for self-paced quizzing through mathematical concepts.

Platform

Web-Based

Licensing

Annual expiration - expires August 1 each year.

Price

$20

Description

From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice for scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education, and wherever quantitative methods are used. 

Platform

Linux, MacOS and Windows

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu