Purchasing Frameworks community groups

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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet group for customers in the Southeast, including Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.  It is intended to provide region specific information to Janet customers, including localised news and events.

    Group
    Community

    Telecommunications Framework (3) is available for use

    As at 20/8/18 there is 1 supplier who has not returned a signed contract. 

    A copy of the Buyers Guide detailing the 16 available suppliers has been uploaded.  When there are further updates they will be communicated.

    Any queries in the meantime please contact frameworkcontracts@jisc.ac.uk.

     

    Thank you

    Cindy Wrapson

    Contract Manager

    Group
    Janet

    Jisc’s Telephony Purchasing Service incorporates two significant benefits:

    A faster one stage process for running competitions using the service - due to a key change in the way that Dynamic Purchasing systems (DPS), the procurement mechanism under which the Telephony Purchasing Service operates - is implemented.A wider member base - in addition to HE, FE and Research, the Telephony Purchasing Service also enables Local Authority and schools' members to purchase telephony...
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    Community

    The Vulnerability Assessment and Information service is provided through a single supplier framework with Khipu Networks Limited. Documentation relating to the framework agreement is provided below. For quotes and orders, please contact Khipu Networks Limited.

    Website www.khipu-networks.com For more information about eligibility and terms and conditions please go to https://community.jisc.ac.uk/library/network-and-technology-service-documentation/jisc-vulnerability-assessment-and-...

    Group
    Janet

    Jisc carried out due diligence in reviewing the Google Apps for Education (now G Suite) agreement, and highlighted some areas which may warrant further consideration by organisations preparing to use the agreement, to ensure they fully understand their implications and that the contract still meets their requirements. 

     

    In conjunction with Google and our legal advisers, Jisc prepared Guidance Notes to draw attention to these areas covering among many others: data...

    Group
    Janet

    The East Midlands covers the area of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.

    There are 9 Universities, 28 FE and Specialist Colleges , 2 Local Authorities and 2 Research Centres connected via janet .

    The regional infrastructure is provided by Janet.

    Email: service@ja.net

    Tel: 0300 300 2212 

     

     

    Keith JenkinsAccount Manager

    M 07816 654 409

     
    Group
    Community

    Janet North West Group

     

    Welcome to Janet North West; the Janet community in North West England. Here you can find out about:

    Getting help and support with your Janet connection and services.The Janet services and connectivity available to you.Your local Janet activities and events.

    You can also use this Group to:

    Get information and guidance about Janet’s services, policies, technology, etc. For example, you can ask about using Janet’s Frameworks or...
    Group
    Janet

    Jisc negotiated changes to Microsoft's standard Office 365 Agreement in order to secure an enhanced position for the benefit of institutions wishing to procure Office 365.

    The negotiated amendments cover areas including:

    Standard liability

    Privacy and security measures

    Clarification of jurisdiction and legal precedence, etc.

    Jisc's legal adviser carries out a yearly review of Microsoft's Online Service Terms (OSTs).

    Please note that in order to...

    Group
    Janet

    This is a place to discuss Jisc Cloud Services and related topics, including cloud storage and research data management, amongst other things.

    Jisc's cloud blog post is available at:

    https://cloud.jiscinvolve.org/wp/

    There you can read about whether cloud benefits outweigh the challenges and what it costs to migrate apps to the cloud.

    CESG has some useful documents on Cloud security guidance and best practice - just follow the link https://www.cesg.gov.uk/cloud-...