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    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...
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    Welcome to the Janet West Midlands Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the West Midlands seeking information about Janet connectivity in their region, support, services and contact information.

    The advanced technology at the heart of Janet coupled with the government’s drive for shared services and efficient procurement mean that Janet’s common infrastructure can support multiple communities and deliver significant savings.

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    File Sync and Share

    Please be aware that this service ended on 10 July 2016 and is now closed to new purchases. Any agreements that were set up under the framework prior to the expiry date, will continue until their agreed end date.

    We’re currently gathering requirements for a replacement service that reflects users’ changing requirements: Secure File Sync & Collaboration service

    It would be really helpful if you could let us know what aspects of the...

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    Jisc procured this secure SMS messaging service under OJEU rules and set up an SMS framework agreement with PageOne.

    The service enables you to manage and distribute messages to specific individuals or groups via their mobiles, landlines, email or pagers. The SMS tariff is a simple flat-rate and is competitively priced.

    Staff and student data security are very important and Janet txt offers clear and contracted commitments on data security and resilience.

    Details about the...

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    Potential Service Proposition

    Background

    Based on demand from Data Centre – North, and potential demand from Data Centre – South, a proposed service to provide a simple managed tiered storage solution across relevant storage providers utilising the Janet network and existing cloud storage partnerships.

    Overview

    The Tiered Storage Service would offer a single point of access to storage across multiple providers. A Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) would...

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    This Framework has been set up by Janet(UK) for Data Archive to Tape as a Service for the Janet community. The service is intended for organisational use within the Janet community, with individual contracts being established between the nominated supplier and user organisations.

    For the purpose of this Framework, archive data is defined as data that is being preserved so it can be accessed in the future and is generally data that is being retained beyond the reason for which it was...

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    Jisc, working closely with two sets of Anchor Tenants, has set up two single supplier framework service agreements for the detailed design, supply, installation, configuration, commissioning and maintenance of shared datacentre facilities.

    Our first shared data centre framework was established in July 2014. The shared data centre is located in Slough and is operated by Jisc's partner VIRTUS.

    Our second shared data centre framework was established in October 2016. The...

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    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...