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Mathworks Support Changes

Mathworks, the company that produces MATLAB, is updating its platform support model in response to changes in customer behavior. New supported platforms include: Windows 8.1: support begins with R2013a OS X 10.9 (Mavericks): Support begins with R2013a Dropped platforms include: Windows XP and Windows Vista: R2014b (expected next fall) is likely to be the last…

Posted by on November 21, 2013 in Blog

Software Store Maintenance November 26

Kivuto, the company that hosts the Vanderbilt Software Store, will perform system maintenance on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6 AM. Kivuto expects the maintenance window to last no more than 2 hours.  During this time, the store will be in “maintenance mode” and will display a message indicating the store is temporarily unavailable to…

Posted by on November 21, 2013 in Blog

Dell offers Vanderbilt employees Black Friday Presale starting 11/21 at 6a.m.

Get ahead of the crowds.  Beat the rush.  Enjoy hassle-free shopping with these and other Black Friday Presale doorbusters. New Dell Venue 8 Tablet for $127.39 after member savings (marked down from $179.99) Find PCs starting under $200; limited quantities at this price. New Inspiron 11 3000 series for $289.99 after member coupon (marked down…

Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Blog

Software Store Offers Microsoft Home Use Program

Vanderbilt faculty and staff are eligible to buy either Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows or Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac for $9.95 through the Microsoft Home Use Program. To place an order, click the shopping cart at and then select your Office product under the Faculty/Staff Microsoft HUP/Work at Home Program tab.

Posted by on November 14, 2013 in Blog

Dell Discounts for November

Give the gift of a tablet this holiday season, starting at $146.99 for students. Venue 8, starting at $176.39 Venue 7, starting at $146.99 Venue 11 Pro, starting at $489.99 Venue 8 Pro, starting at $293.99 Tablets include: HD displays for clear viewing from any angle PocketCloud to access files, music, and apps on your…

Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Blog

Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams Available through the Software Store

Vanderbilt enrolled in Adobe’s new Value Incentive Program on November 1, 2013. The enrollment enables departments to purchase subscriptions for Creative Cloud for Teams through the Software Store. Each subscription includes: – 15 Creative Cloud Applications Adobe Bridge Adobe Edge Animate Adobe Media Encoder Adobe Muse After Effects Audition Dreamweaver Flash Professional Illustrator InCopy InDesign…

Posted by on November 8, 2013 in Blog

Microsoft Adds New Products to DreamSpark

Vanderbilt participates in the Microsoft DreamSpark Standard Program. DreamSpark Standard allows us to install Microsoft developer tools, operating systems, and server products in labs, classrooms, and on student and faculty computers for learning and research purposes.  We cannot use the software for infrastructure or administration. Microsoft recently added new products to DreamSpark Standard: Visual Studio…

Posted by on November 8, 2013 in Blog

Number of Hacked Adobe Accounts Rises to 150 Million

Last month, Adobe announced hackers stole some customers account information.  Adobe reset the stolen passwords and sent email alerts to affected customers. If you have an Adobe account, please take the following actions to protect your personal information: Change your Adobe password Change similar passwords.  If you use the same password for other accounts, or…

Posted by on November 8, 2013 in Blog

MSDN Platforms Available

Microsoft recently added MSDN Platforms to its product catalog for developers.  Departments can purchase subscriptions for MSDN Platforms through the Software Store.  Subscriptions expire July 31, 2014 and are pro-rated annually each July 1. See for product information. Visit for information on other MSDN products including: Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN Visual Studio…

Posted by on November 7, 2013 in Blog

Free 12-month License for Adobe Presenter

All Adobe Education Exchange members are eligible for a free 12-month license for Adobe Presenter.  The offer expires at the end of November. Join Adobe Education Exchange at Request your free Adobe Presenter license at

Posted by on November 7, 2013 in Blog

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