WISC Offers MicroSoft Products
[This page is preserved for historical and reference purposes only. The information contained on it may no longer be current.]POPULAR MICROSOFT PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH WISCONSIN INTEGRATED SOFTWARE CATALOG BEGINNING NOVEMBER 10th
The Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) is open for students of the UW System campuses and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). WISC is a web site that features online purchasing of media for a System and WTCS site license for Microsoft software. The site is located at http://wiscsoftware.wisc.edu/wisc/
The license, called the Microsoft Custom Enterprise Agreement, enables students to obtain many of the latest Microsoft products at a fraction of the normal academic price. Similar licenses with other popular software vendors are also being pursued. The agreements do not require members of the UW campuses or WTCS to use the products.
The license agreement covers the next three years, with an option to renew for a fourth year.
Microsoft products included in the agreement are Windows 98 upgrade, Office 2000 Premium Edition, Office 98 Macintosh Edition, FrontPage for the Macintosh, Windows NT 4 upgrade, Visual Studio Professional and a limited number of additional infrastructure licenses including all upgrades over the contract life. Distribution of all products begins November 10.