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    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...

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    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

     
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    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...

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    Community

    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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    Community

    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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    Community

    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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    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...