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Ada Flyer Discounts on Ada Tools and Services for Educational Use

Cutting the Cost of Ada for Educators
Many commercial Ada vendors offer discounts on services, compilers, and entire product lines to colleges and universities for educational and research purposes. Below is list of companies offering savings to educators and contacts for obtaining further information on product and service discounts.

Ada Core Technologies, Inc.

Ada Core Technologies, Inc. offers support to universities who are using GNAT for educational and research purposes. All of the GNAT compilers are available for free. For a single license fee of $1500/yr., ACT will provide support for all platforms. GNAT running on MS-DOS is supported only under this type of support and only educational use is supported. For more information, contact:

Ada Core Technologies, Inc.
73 5th Ave., Suite 11-B
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212/620-7300
Email: support@gnat.com (for support contracts); info@gnat.com (for commercial support)
WWW: http://www.gnat.com

DDC-I, Inc.

DDC-I, Inc. supports accredited educational institutions through the DDC-I Academic Donation program (DAD). Ada products available include DDC-I Ada Compiler Systems (DACS), native and cross compilers, debuggers and related tools. For more information on the DAD program, contact:

DDC-I, Inc.
Phone: 602/275-7172
Fax: 602/252-6054
Email: sale%ddciiphx@uunet.uu.net
WWW: http://www.ddci.com

Green Hills Software, Inc.

Green Hills Software, Inc. offers a University License Agreement which entitles educators to one year free use of the Green Hills(TM) Optimizing Ada compiler and AdaMULTI(R) Software Development Environment. The AdaMULTI Software Development Environment includes a state-of-the-art source-level debugger, program execution profiler, graphical object browser, built-in editor, version control system, source-code control and run-time error checking. The University License Agreement may be renewed once the one year time frame has expired. The software tools must be used for Ada educational purposes only (e.g. Ada course or program) and cannot be used for contract development work. For more information, contact:

Pat Rodenbeck
Green Hills Software, Inc.
2706 Alternate 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Phone: 813/781-4909
Fax: 813/781-3915
Email: pat@ghs.com
WWW: http://www.ghs.com

Intermetrics, Inc.

Intermetrics, Inc. has recently developed a product called Academic AdaMagic of which there is an academic and commercial version. Both versions run on Windows 95, x86 Windows NT, PowerPC Windows NT, HP 700 HP-UX, and SPARC Solaris. The academic product will be bundled with a CS/1 textbook, "Ada 95: Problem Solving & Program Design" and will be available in August 1996 from Addison-Wesley. It will sell for approximately $70 which includes the soft-cover copy of the textbook. The textbook alone will sell for approximately $40. To obtain the academic version, contact:

Katherine Haratunian
Phone: 617/944-3700
Email: katherih@aw.com
WWW: http://www.aw.com
To obtain the commercial version of Academic AdaMagic, contact:
Jacques Brygier
Thomson Software Products
Phone: 619/457-2700
Email: jbrygier@thomsoft.com
WWW: http://www.thomsoft.com

OC Systems, Inc.

OC Systems, Inc. gives their compilers and tools to universities at no cost. Their compilers run on PowerPC (RS/6000) platforms, with AIX and LynxOS. They offer validated Ada 95 and Ada 83 compilers on single CD- ROM, with all of the tools interchangeable in both modes. They currently have about 700 academic user licenses in the field. Contact:

Ralph E. Crafts, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
OC Systems, Inc.
9990 Lee Highway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703/359-9709
Email: info@ocsystems.com or rec@ocsystems.com
WWW: http://www.ocsystems.com

R.R. Software, Inc.

R.R. Software, Inc., the founder of PC-based Ada, offers deep discounts on their Ada 83 and Ada 95 product line to educational users worldwide. For a free evaluation copy of an Ada 83 or Ada 95 compiler system, instructors are encouraged to contact:

Ian Goldberg
R.R. Software, Inc.
P.O. Box 1512
Madison, WI 53701
Phone: 608/245-0375 or 1-800/722-3248
Email: info@rrsoftware.com
WWW: http://www.rrsoftware.com

Rational Software Corporation

Rational Software Corporation offers the SEED (Software Engineering for Educational Development) Program. Through this program, Rational Apex is available on the IBM RISC System/6000 and Sun SPARC processors. TestMate and Rational Rose/Ada are layered products that work with Rational Apex and are included in the SEED program. VADSself and VADScross family of Ada compilers and cross compilers are also available under the SEED program. For more information on SEED, contact:

Becky Portillo
Rational Software Corporation
2800 San Tomas Expressway
Santa Clara, CA 95051-0951
Phone: 408/496-3898
Email: seed@rational.com
WWW: http://www.rational.com

Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Silicon Graphics, Inc. has a standard educational discount of 25% for software. Greater discounts may be available through the Varsity Program which features low cost of ownership, priority on new software releases and updates, a dedicated 800 line for technical assistance, and more. For more information, contact the sales office at:

Phone: 1-800/800-7441
WWW: http://www.sgi.com/silicon_campus/programs.html
SGI also offers the University Donations Program which provides, to a limited number of universities, equipment to teach and develop 3D graphics applications. For more information, contact:
Melissa Anderson, Coordinator
University Donations Program
Silicon Graphics Computer Systems
2011 N. Shoreline Blvd. M/S 6L-005
Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: 415/390-1565
Fax: 415/969-6289
Email: mda@sgi.com
WWW: http://www.sgi.com/silicon_campus/donations.html


SunSoft, a division of Sun Microsystems, Inc., offers discounted prices on its Ada products to Universities. For more information and a price list, contact SunSoft at:

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
2550 Garcia Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043-1100
Phone: 1-800/SUNSOFT (512/434-1511 outside the US)
WWW: http://www.sun.com/developer-products

Thomson Software Products

Thomson Software Products offers a variety of Ada development environments for PC and UNIX platforms. The LEAP (Leading the Education of Ada Professionals) Program provides deep discounts and flexible licensing incentives to make their products an attractive choice for classroom usage. Qualified professors are eligible to receive on copy of ActivAda, the Thomson Windows product, at no charge. Contact:

Marianne Worley
Thomson Software Products
10251 Vista Sorrento Parkway, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: 619/457-2700; 1-800/833-0085, ext. 244 (sales)
Email: adainfo@thomsoft.com
WWW: http://www.thomsoft.com/

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