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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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    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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    Janet

    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 communities and deliver significant savings. 

     

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    Janet

    The East of England geographic region covers  Essex, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, 

     

    The regional infrastructure is provided and managed by janet and was the result of a joint procurement by janet and E2BN. 

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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet South West Group

     

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the South West of England 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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    Community

    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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    Community

    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...

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    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...

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    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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    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...