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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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    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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    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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     Arcus Global portal to AWS

    After having run for almost 4 years, the current Arcus Global framework is coming to the end of its lifetime and will finish on 9 August 2018.

    Under the Jisc Cloud Services portfolio, Jisc now offer the GÉANT Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) framework, providing you with an EU directive compliant procurement route to purchase cloud services including AWS.

    The GÉANT IaaS Framework  facilitates the purchase of IaaS cloud services...

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    This framework agreement was set up by Jisc for the supply of systems to manage Board and Committee Papers. These systems will manage securely, highly confidential Board and Committee papers while making them easily accessible to authorised users and administrators anywhere and at any time.

    If you scroll down you'll see the relevant documentation, including the Buyers' Guide.

    Enquiries can be sent to cloud@jisc.ac.uk

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    Jisc, working closely with two sets of Anchor Tenants, have set up two single supplier framework 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 and covers a shared data centre in the south of England.  The shared data centre is located in Slough and is operated by Jisc's partner VIRTUS.

    Our second...