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OriginLab to Offer Discounted Software Licenses for Students through OnTheHub

OriginLab, a leading publisher of data analysis and graphing software, announces today that OriginPro software will be available through the OnTheHubTM eStore and network of school-branded web stores powered by Kivuto Solutions Inc., the world’s leading provider of hosted, flexible and scalable solutions for complex digital distribution requirements. This agreement provides students with a six-month license for OriginPro software at significantly discounted pricing. Students will be eligible for license renewals as long as they are enrolled at a qualified institution.

“We are excited to enter into this agreement with Kivuto,” said Easwar R. Iyer, VP of Technology, OriginLab. “Students will be able to tap into the full suite of OriginPro’s capabilities for their coursework or for preparing their thesis. This agreement equips the next generation of engineers and scientists with the tools they need to analyze data and create publication-quality graphs.”

Kivuto has more than 24,000 web stores worldwide, covering over 60,000 academic institutions. Each year, millions of users access exclusive academic deals through a secure, safe and legal software distribution network. OriginLab’s agreement with Kivuto goes into effect immediately, meaning students will be able to use their licenses from the first day of the upcoming fall 2014 semester.

“The addition of OriginPro to our extensive selection of software licenses is significant for us and a tremendous advantage to the students we serve,” said Ryan Peatt, VP of Business Development at Kivuto. “OriginLab is among the premier software developers for the science and engineering fields, noted for their continuous product improvements based upon user feedback. Students who purchase OriginPro licenses through Kivuto’s OnTheHub network are benefiting from the collective feedback of actual users.”

Origin and OriginPro software provide scientists and engineers with tools to fully analyze, interpret and display findings from their latest research. The software is used by more than 500,000 registered customers worldwide, spanning Fortune Global 500 companies, research institutions, and colleges and universities across various disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, pharmacology, engineering and manufacturing.

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. www.kivuto.com.

About OriginLab

Founded in 1992, OriginLab develops data analysis and graphing software for users in corporations, government agencies, colleges and universities worldwide. Its flagship products, Origin and OriginPro, provide a comprehensive solution for scientists and engineers at every technical level to analyze, graph, and professionally present data. OriginLab has offices in Northampton and Wellesley, Mass., and Guangzhou, China. For more information visit www.originlab.com, or join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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