Welcome to the SolarisTM for PC's and Desktops program from Sun. This
program offers educators, students, and researchers free Solaris for just
the cost of media, shipping and handling (~US$16 to $35).
Non-education users go here please
Eligible Users Are:
Individual education users can get easy and affordable access to the Solaris operating environment to pursue their professional, technical, and creative development interests.
Developers and enthusiasts have a separate program.
Eligible Licensees Are:
Universities, colleges, schools, non-profit research organizations,
can license Solaris for campus-wide use to support a variety of teaching,
research, and other non-mission-critical development efforts.
|Click on the icon below to order your free license (+cost of media & shipping) for the latest Solaris operating environment.
||Click on the icon below to register your institution for a Solaris non-commercial use campus license.
Solaris -- Powerful and easy to use.
Whether you use a PC or a SPARC workstation, Solaris is powerful and easy to use. Sun workstation users will enjoy upgraded features that Solaris 7 has to offer and the screaming Java applications. PC users will notice a considerable increase in reliability (many months, not hours, between re-boots), enjoy the convenience of running multiple operating systems, the flexibility of Java programming, and the performance of the multi-threaded Solaris operating environment.
Solaris Developer Connection.
All users who order Solaris through the Solaris for PC's and Desktops program automatically become Solaris
Developer Connection members when they register. Join a growing community of Solaris developers and enthusiasts
with instant access to:
- Sun software downloads
- Cool demos
- Online chats and forums
- Helpful tips and guidelines
- Solaris self-help
- Feature articles/upcoming events
Contact Us for Sun Developer Connection and ordering problems
Last updated on: October 27, 1998