Operating Systems

Operating Systems include desktop operating systems like Microsoft, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMWare virtualization software. 



UC Berkeley has signed a campus-wide agreement with VMware to provide their virtualization software to qualified members of the academic community. Students, faculty, and technical staff may download and install VMware products at no cost through the IST-sponsored VMware Academic Program subscription. This includes VMware Workstation, Fusion, vCenter, vCloud Suite, and vSphere (limited to a single license key per product, per user).

RedHat Enterprise Linux

redhat enterprise linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) subscriptions are available for departments who have a large number of systems and wish to manage their own RHN organization instance, or for individuals.

Microsoft Operating System

Microsoft operating system

Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System (OS) upgrades including Windows 8.1 Professional, and Windows 10 Education.

Faculty, Staff and Students may download one copy of each, and the software may not be retained by Faculty and Staff upon separation, and by Students following graduation from the University.