New Release of JMP Statistical Analysis Software Now Available at Exclusive Academic Pricing through OnTheHub(R)

OTTAWA, March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Students around the world can now purchase and download the newest version of JMP® statistical discovery software from SAS at exclusive student pricing on academic web stores powered by Kivuto Solutions Inc., the world's leading provider of hosted, flexible and scalable solutions for complex digital distribution requirements.

Introduced today, JMP 12 makes it easier than ever for students to access, analyze and prepare data and quickly share their discoveries with other students and faculty. By purchasing JMP 12 from Kivuto-powered web stores, students get a cost-effective version of the latest release with which they can continue to build proficiency in advanced data analytics.

"JMP 12 helps students develop skills that they can take with them beyond their academic careers," said John Sall, co-founder and Executive Vice-President of SAS and head of SAS' JMP business unit. "Data preparation is easier, faster and more reliable with this new release." The software has been enhanced with a variety of new features, including a Query Builder, a suite of utilities that speed up data cleanup, and a variety of new analytical platforms. It also includes multiple refinements to existing features that are designed to streamline the data analysis workflow.

Qualified faculty, staff, and students can download JMP 12 at $29.95 for a six-month license, or $49.95 for a 12-month license from the OnTheHub® eStore and network of school-branded web stores powered by the Kivuto ELMS platform.

The Kivuto ELMS platform is the most flexible, secure, scalable and customizable digital distribution and management system on the market. The platform includes verification, account management, e-commerce, secure distribution, reporting and more in a cloud-based environment engineered for advanced digital distribution and management applications. It ensures all verified users have 24/7 access to digital goods anywhere in the world. And it provides a site license and management system module specifically designed for academic institutions.

"We're excited to announce the availability of JMP 12 at special student prices," said Vivek Raju, Director of Sales at Kivuto. "Through our strong partnership with JMP, we continue to provide great value to students on a software tool that is useful to their academic careers. This has only been possible because of the passion JMP has for its product and because of JMP's commitment to provide world class software to students and faculty worldwide at the lowest possible cost."

About JMP

SAS created JMP in 1989 to empower scientists and engineers to explore and analyze data visually. Since then, JMP has grown from a single product into a family of statistical discovery tools, each one tailored to meet specific needs. John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, heads the JMP business unit.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 75,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

About Kivuto

Kivuto Solutions is the world's leading provider of advanced digital distribution and management solutions that enable the secure delivery of digital goods to individuals, businesses, and organizations anywhere in the world. Kivuto simplifies the process of delivering any digital good to any market under virtually any terms and conditions. Over 60,000 academic institutions and departments trust Kivuto to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in 195 countries and supports 14 languages.

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