Sun and Academic Institutions Together
I presented on GlassFish and related
and jMaki) at the Department of Computer Science,
Delhi University earlier this week.
A more detailed blog describing that visit will be published later. But this
blog is an attempt to create a summary of the main efforts that
Sun has to offer to academic institutions.
The complete portfolio of Sun programs and solutions for the educational and
research communities is listed
specific details are given below:
Sun Software Programs for Education - Offers special discounts to
Education community on software licenses, training and software support
Technology and Academic Resources (STAR) for Education and Research -
STAR provides grants, collaborations and technology resources to educational
- SDN Academic
Developer Program empowers Academic Developers through sharing,
collaboration and open innovation. It offers tools, resources and
communities in which to participate and share.
Academic Initiative is a program designed to introduce students to Sun
technologies and equip them with skills in their chosen fields of study. The
students get access to
- Latest Sun technologies
- High quality instruction and curriculum and course paths that lead
- Courses that can be integrated into degree program
Ambassador (CA) program provides extensive training to a chosen student
from a University on different Sun's open technologies including Java,
GlassFish. This allow students to
lead Sun's open source developer community in campus, run demos, promote Sun
training events on campus and Sun tools to faculty. The chosen CA is paid a
- Student Zone
provides details for students and new graduates. This page also lists
country-specific events, for example
Sun India University Program.
- Sun's Real-world technology
courses that earn you a certificate.
- Subscribe to
Sun Student Connection monthly newsletter. It provides you latest news
on open source developer tools, technology resources and a range of
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Hope you find this useful!