1. SAS use from 1st August 2007

OUCS intends to sign the renewal of the Campus license for the Windows version of SAS from 1st August 2007, subject to ongoing contract negotiation via Eduserv Chest.

From 1st August 2007 the licence fee will be partially cost recovered from the users of SAS, with the aim that by the end of the three year period the licence should either become fully cost recovered or be discontinued.

In order to obtain your SETINIT rental from 1st August 2007 - 31st July 2008 please visit the Computing Services Shop either in person or via the online shop.

Fees are set at £20 for an individual licence annual rental or £500 for unlimited use annual rental within a unit of the University.

Your new SETINIT file will be distributed via the registration server as soon as it is received by OUCS, meanwhile your old SETINIT will comtinue to operate in a grace period.

Computing Services Shop

2. Novell OES and SLES 9 updating from 1st August 2007

OUCS has renewed the maintenance agreement for Novell Netware products for a twelve month period from 1st August 2007. This agreement also allows us to update the OES and SLES 9 implementations.

From 1st August the license fee will be partially cost recovered from the users.

In order to obtain your OES or SLES 9 updates please visit the Computing Services Shop either in person or via the online shop.

Fees are set at:

£ 100 for OES updating

£ 50 for SLES 9 single server updating

£ 75 for SLES 9 two servers updating

£ 100 for SLES 9 unlimited servers updating

Computing Services Shop

3. Software Licensing from OUCS

Software licensing is looked after by the Shop, Software Licensing and Media Services section of the TSS group within OUCS.

Please direct queries relating to licensing issues via email to software@oucs.ox.ac.uk counter service sales issues to shop@oucs.ox.ac.uk and online sales issues to shop@oucs.ox.ac.uk all of which are serviced by the Request Tracker system at OUCS.

Information relating to software products and licences is sent via email to all registered IT Support Staff and to the software-announce mailing list.

The Software-announce mailing list is used to announce important changes in our software agreements. To subscribe to the software-announce mailing list, send a message to software-announce-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

The Software-discuss mailing list can be used by you to give your views on software agreements, to say what programs you are interested in and what you would like to see available. To subscribe to the software-discuss mailing list, send a message to software-discuss-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

A full list of products and prices is available from the Online Shop

Details of our software agreements can be viewed from the Software Agreements page

The Home page for Site Licensing can be viewed at Licensing Home Page