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Academic and Public Service Programs

Free and Discounted Software for Qualifying Academics and Nonprofits

Learn, Teach, Research & Help People with the Same Full-Featured Enterprise R Software Used in the Business World

Revolution Analytics would like to make it possible for students, educators and organizations working for the public good to have access to the same big data analytics capabilities that are being deployed with great success in the business world. To this end, we have created three, complementary programs:

Individual Scholar Program

Qualified academics, students, faculty and researchers may download Revolution R Enterprise for use on a single workstation at no charge. Learn more.

Academic Institution Program

Qualified institutions may obtain a site license to use Revolution R Enterprise on workstations, servers and clusters, on site or in the cloud for an annual licensing fee of $999. Learn more, or contact us to purchase.

Revolution R Enterprise will give you professional-grade power in the Classroom & Lab.

Public Service Program

Qualified public service organizaions working for the advancement of science, on environmental issues, for public safety and for humanitarian causes  may obtain a site license to use Revolution R Enterprise on workstations, servers and clusters, on site or in the cloud for an annual licensing fee of $999.  Learn more, or contact us to purchase.

 

Individual Scholar Program

Qualified academics: students, professors, post docs and researchers in good standing at accredited academic institutions are eligible to participate in Revolution Analytics Individual Scholar Program (ISP) at no cost. These individuals may download a single copy of Revolution R Enterprise for use on a single user PC or workstation. Revolution Analytics grants ISP participants the non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to use the Revolution R Enterprise software by a single approved user ONLY for his/her academic use on one installed PC or workstation. These details are spelled out in Revolution's End User Licensing Agreement (EULA)

As a condition for participating in the ISP, users must agree to participating in a online survey to be administered approximately 90 days after download.

Limited Technical Support

Limited technical support for individuals participating in Revolution Analytics’ ISP program, which includes:

  • Upto 4 hours of telephone support to be used within 30 days of downloading the software
  • Email support: Revolution Analytics Support will respond to ISP email requests for support as workload permits
  • Automatic notification of software updates

Obtaining the Individual Scholar Program edition of Revolution R Enterprise

 

Academic Institution Program

Accredited academic, teaching institutions, as defined in Revolution Analytics’ End User Licensing Agreement (EULA), may install Revolution R Enterprise on workstations, servers and clusters either onsite or in a cloud environment for yearly licensing fee of $999. The computing equipment on which Revolution Analytics’ software is installed must be under the control of the institution’s IT organization or a departmental administrator with the responsibility of maintaining integrity. Revolution Analytics grants AIP participants the non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to use the Revolution R Enterprise software on institution servers and workstations ONLY for academic research or teaching purposes as described in the End User License Agreement (EULA). Contact us to purchase.

As a condition of participating in the AIP the responsible parties at the institution agree:

  • To allow Revolution Analytics to publicize the use of Revolution Analytics software at their institution, including permitting Revolution Analytics to describe the institution’s use of the software in its Marketing and promotional materials
  • Provide Revolution Analytics with server configuration information, including number of cores in the servers on which the software is installed within 90 days of downloading the software
  • Participate in an online survey to be administered approximately 180 days after downloading the software

Use of the software is subject to Revolution Analytics’ EULA and is renewable yearly subject to compliance with the conditions of participation and the AIP licensing fee that is in effect at the time of the renewal.

Technical Support

The annual subscription for Revolution R Enterprise (AIP) support includes:

  • Up to 3 named institution technical contacts who may open support cases
  • Unlimited email support from named contacts
  • Online case submission and management
  • Automatic notification and access to software updates

Premium Technical Support options are also available at additional cost.

Benefits of Support

Some of the ways we can help you successfully use your software are:

  • Clarification of functions and features of the included R packages
  • Clarification of base R and package documentation
  • Assistance in identifying and verifying the causes of suspected errors
  • Advice on bypassing identified errors if reasonably possible
  • Installation advice and assistance
  • Assistance with data manipulation, import/export
  • Assistance identifying and troubleshooting performance issues
  • Revolution R Enterprise Documentation

Obtaining Revolution R Enterprise for Academic Institutions

An official representative (IT Manager, Department Head or person designated by one of these authorities) of a qualified academic institution may obtain Revolution R Enterprise software by contacting Revolution Analytics’ Sales Department.

 

Public Service Program

Revolution Analytics is committed to supporting Public Service Organizations that have a need to undertake statistical and machine learning analyses for the public good. Non-profit, public service organizations working for the advancement of science, on environmental issues, for public safety and for humanitarian causes may obtain a site license for Revolution R Enterprise (RRE), Revolution Analytics’ flagship product, for an annual fee of just $999. RRE software including RevoScaleR, Revolution’s R package for Big Data, may be installed in software labs, servers, clusters including Hadoop installations and other platforms that are both local and “in the cloud”.  Revolution Analytics grants PSP participants the non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to use the Revolution R Enterprise software on institution servers and workstations ONLY for non-commercial purposes as described in the End User License Agreeement). Contact us to purchase. Moreover, Revolution Analytics' RRE software is fully supported as described below.

Reasons to use Revolution R Enterprise for Public Service Causes

  1. Work with very large data sets within the familiar R environment

  2. Gain access to high performance Parallel External Memory Algorithms (PEMAs) for statistical analyses and machine learning applications

  3. Develop algorithms on a PC and run them on a large cluster

  4. Work with a distribution of R that combines  the breadth and depth of open source software with the benefits of supported, enterprise level software

Qualifying for the Public Service Program

In general, public services organizations qualifying for Revolution’s PSP program will be those included in the 10 subcategories listed on the GuideStar website who have properly registered with the IRS and who have provided sufficient information to make an assessment of their legitimacy. The qualifying GuideStar subcategories are:

  1. Conservation and Environmental Education 
  2. Pollution
  3. Diseases and Disease Research
  4. Medical Disciplines and Specialty Research
  5. Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
  6. International Development and Relief Services
  7. International Human Rights
  8. Civil Rights and Liberties
  9. Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Public Benefit
  10. Voter Education and Registration
To qualify for the program institutions must agree:
  1. Not to use Revolution’s software for commercial gain.
  2. To allow Revolution Analytics to publicize the use of RRE at their institution, including permitting Revolution Analytics to describe the institution’s use of the software in its Marketing and promotional materials
  3. Provide Revolution Analytics with the configuration information including number of cores of the servers on which Revolution’s software is installed within 90 days of downloading the software
  4. Participate in an online survey to be issued approximately 180 days after downloading the software

Technical Support

Support for Revolution R Enterprise under the Public Services Program includes

  • Up to 3 named institution technical contacts who may open support cases
  • Unlimited email support from named contacts
  • Online case submission and management
  • Automatic notification and access to software updates Supported Versions of Revolution R Enterprise

Revolution Analytics will provide support to participants in either the ISP or AIP programs for either the most current software release or the immediate, previous release. Revolution Analytics will only commit to support Revolution R Enterprise software running on the operating systems and hardware platforms published on its website. To encourage experimentation Revolution Analytics will make reasonable efforts to assist ISP or AIP participants who desire to run Revolution R Enterprise on unsupported operating systems or hardware platforms but makes no guarantees and does not assume any obligations.

Premium Technical Support options are also available at additional cost.

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