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SAS(r) OnDemand for Academics now available to all higher education instructors and students

Easily accessed data analysis technology supports teaching and learning

CARY, NC (March 12, 2008) SAS OnDemand for Academics , a service that quickly and easily delivers the power of SAS software to higher education, is now in general availability. Professors and students all over the U.S. can integrate advanced data analysis in their teaching and learning activities through access to SAS(r) Enterprise Guide , a user-friendly, point-and-click interface that provides quick access to the analytic power of SAS.

SAS OnDemand for Academics was in use the past year by a limited number of professors and students, including Dr. Michael Sobczak, visiting professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

To use SAS OnDemand for Academics, instructors connect to a secure Web site to register, create or update courses, and download course software for free. Students then register and download software for the created course. By secure credit card transaction, students pay a per course fee that is approximately the price of a textbook.

Access through SAS OnDemand for Academics to SAS(r) Enterprise Miner , an advanced predictive modeling product, and JMP(r) Statistical Discovery Software http://www.jmp.com/ is in the testing phase.

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