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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet Scotland microsite for customers in Scotland.These pages contain information for and about the Janet community in Scotland.  Janet connects Scotland's Higher Education Institutes and Further Education Colleges and Research organisations.  It provides backhaul connectivity for Scotland's Schools network, Glow, and for the 32 Local Authorities in Scotland.

     

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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet Wales community group. These pages contain information for and about Janet customers in Wales. 

    Janet connects Education and Research organisations in Wales as well as providing a range of additional services. You can find out more about who in Wales is connected to Janet on the Wiki.

    Janet connectivity in Wales is provisioned via the PSBA and their delivery partner, BT Global Services. 

     

    For more information about Janet in Wales...

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    Janet

    Welcome to the Jisc Certificate Service group.

    The service offers a number of different X509 SSL certificates, including Extended Validation certificates that give users the highest possible assurance, as well as S/MIME email certificates for digitally signing emails. Jisc has an agreement with the Certificate Authority, QuoVadis who is the provider of the certificates.

    The service has been running since 2006 and has issued many thousands of certificates to organisations in UK...

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    Community

    The Janet SDN (Software Defined Network) testbed is available for use by academic networking researchers.  If you’re interested in using it, read on, or jump to the contact information at the foot of this text. If you log in to the Communities area and have joined the SDN testbed group, you can also view more details of the testbed design and configuration.

    About SDN

    If you’ve stumbled onto this page and just want to find out more about SDN in general, then you...

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    Janet

    The use of a two factor system to authenticate users to access online services is not new but a topic of great interest to Janet and the UK research and education community. Recently, conversations have taken place across various groups and stakeholders regarding the benefits (or not) of using two factor, and around the various options there exist.

    This community group has been set up to create a point where experiences and ideas, and use cases for two factor authentication can be made...

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    Janet

    The Research Councils UK e-Infrastructure group has asked Janet to establish a working group to support those providing and using e-infrastructure services in achieving an approach that both protects services from threats and is usable by practitioners. More detail about the group can be found in the Terms of Reference

    The Working Group has published the following papers:

    E-infrastructures: Access and Security (summary paper) (Jan 16)Federated Authentication for e-Infrastructures (...
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    Janet

    This site is for Janet customers in the London region and aims to provide a method of sharing information and ideas for our customers within London. Janet encourages you to interact with us through this group to share your ideas and current work so that others may benefit from your experiences and help inform the shaping of Janet services.

     

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    Community

    Increasingly vendor management is key for NRENs. This group starts the sharing for NRENs on the topic of vendors and vendor management. Who are the key vendors? Who are we (all) working with at the moment? What are the key topics with this vendor? What do we hope to achieve? Who are the key contacts?  From the simple to the simply impossible (or at least unlikely) what are the aspirations?

     

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    Janet

    All things related to digital signatures and encryption, from Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), root, intermediates and CAs, web application and self-signed certificates,  through to the Janet Certificate Service (JCS).

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    Janet

    This group has been set up to discuss all topics relating to Networkshop, our network and technology conference.