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Symantec Endpoint AntiVirus

Symantec Protection Suite Advanced Business Edition is an “all-in-one” suite that protects critical business assets by securing against today’s malicious malware and spam threats and by rapidly recovering key systems. It is the only suite that offers superior security with endpoint, email, data protection and backup and recovery capabilities.


Synopsys products enable designers to create and verify complex integrated circuits and SoC designs from concept to silicon. Synopsys provides a complete front-to-back design and test environment, system-level to silicon-level verification, design reuse technology and professional services to help its customers get their silicon working quickly and accurately. NanoSim, HSpice, Taurus and Saber are among the tools.  The Electrical and Computer Engineering department uses these in some classes and research work as alternatives to the Cadence tools.


Teamviewer is a remote-viewer connection software application that DECS is utilizing to provide assistance to users whose machines were either not installed by DECS or are not the MSU network—whether they are across campus, across the country or across the world! A file is sent to a user that gives DECS the ability to troubleshoot the computer and help fix an issue. It has been proven to be a valuable tool for faculty that are out town for a conference and have experienced computer issues.

Visual Studio

The Microsoft Visual Studio development system is a suite of development tools designed to aid software developers—whether novices or seasoned professionals—cope with complex challenges, and create innovative solutions. Visual Studios can be used to improve the development process as well as make achieving breakthroughs easier and more satisfying.


WinSCP is a free utility that can be used to transfer files over SFTP and FTP protocols. This is a fast and secure way to transfer files between two computers on a network. WinSCP is installed on all DECS Lab machines and is, by default, on all machines installed by DECS. WinSCP can also be downloaded free of charge.

Xilinx (Project Manager)

Xilinx is a program used to code and design circuits in VHDL. Xilinx can be used with Model Sim to run simulations and tests on designed circuits.