MSDN Academic Alliance is a Microsoft program which provides MSDN subscriptions for free for students and faculty in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, and related fields. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT, SEHK: 4338) is an international computer technology corporation with 2005 global annual sales of close to $40 billion USD and about 64,000 employees in 85 countries and regions which develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for computing devices. ...
One of the benefits of MSDNAA is that the participating department can acquire free copies of Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Visual Studio .Net, and other Microsoft products for lab computers. The program also allows students and faculty to obtain free copies of selected Microsoft products, including Windows XP Professional and Visual Studio .Net, for use in coursework and personal projects.
Colleges and universities are mainly served by this program, but a high school version of the MSDNAA is also available.
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The MSDNAcademicAlliance is designed for academic labs, faculty, and students in the curriculum areas of Computer Science, Engineering, and Information Systems to make it easier and less expensive to acquire Microsoft developer tools, platforms, and servers for instructional and research purposes.
The goal of MSDN is to provide the development community with the latest tools and information to enable the rapid creation of innovative new applications.
The MSDNAcademicAlliance (MSDNAA) is a special program to provide academic institutions, faculty, and students with leading-edge tools at a very low cost.
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