Cloud community groups

    Group
    Janet

    The Community group for the Jisc Assent Service launched on 25 March 2015

    Jisc, as the service operator, will post things on here relevant to the service but as the website name suggests this is also a space for those interested in the Jisc Assent service and the Moonshot technology to comment on, provide feedback and contribute to anything related.

     

    Assent Service Information page visit here

    Assent Video here

    Moonshot wiki - Information on infrastructure...

    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-...

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    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

    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
    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
    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

    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...

    Group
    Janet

     

    Welcome to the Janet Yorkshire and Humberside Group

    Welcome to the Janet North East Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the North East seeking information about Janet connectivity in their area, 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...

    Group
    Janet

    This is the Community Group for organisations in Kent connected to the Janet Network.

    The Group aims to help you get the most out of the Janet network. You can find information about:

     - local and national network performance

     - the range of services and connections available to you

     - connection and use policies

     - purchasing frameworks that can save you money on a variety of network products and services.

    In addition you can...