IBM CPLEX Studio has been free for faculty members for a while, and IBM offers not only CPLEX but many other software for free and for many platforms.
Recently, IBM has streamlined their IBM Academic Initiative systems and CPLEX is now free for faculty/researchers and students.
The news was announced on the corporate blog IT Best Kept Secret is Optimization, run by Jean-François Puget, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Machine Learning and Optimization.
Back to the free downloads part!
Students: you should follow this link http
Faculty and researchers: http
[update] IBM has changed the website from where CPLEX can be downloaded. It is now ibm.biz/CPLEXonAI.
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