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    This year we will be holding two separate events on two separate days. One day will focus on Content, one day on the technical elements of Videoconferencing.

    The date has now been agreed for the Janet VC User group Content event-it will be on Thursday 5th December. It will be aimed at schools(all Key Stages) and FE, teachers, users, lecturers, Head teachers, subject heads.There will be presentations from a selection of Janet Content Providers,also opportunities for Janet updates...

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    This group has been set up to discuss all topics relating to Networkshop, our network and technology conference.

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    1. What is the scope of the framework?This framework agreement has been set up by Jisc Services Ltd, referred to as JSL throughout the remainder of this Buyer’s Guide.  The framework agreement is for the supply and support of a broad range of routing and switching equipment; from  low end Buyer premises equipment (CPE), through to mid-range enterprise and high-end carrier class type equipment supporting up to 100 Gigabit Ethernet. 

    2. Who can use the...

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    Jisc members have a requirement to fulfil their business and community engagement remit and asked Jisc to find a solution that would allow them to offer public access to the Internet via the Janet network.

    The Janet network is classified as a private one and therefore is exempt from some legislation that affects networks that allow public access (in particular to retain data about use of the network, to report to regulators on resilience and security and, in future, to deal in...

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    This group was originally set up to share opinions and ask questions regarding The Cloud's guest WiFi overlay solution for the Janet network.

    Ian Horley is The Cloud contact person.

    There is a public access group at:

    https://community.jisc.ac.uk/groups/janet-public-access

    and any questions, comments etc. can be posted there.

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    Why is IPv6 important?

    Put simply, it is no longer possible for the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to allocate new network addresses under the old protocol running the Internet, IPv4. This does not mean the Internet itself is running out. It does however limit the applicability of all new installations. Many organisations have existing reserves of IPv4 space but the time will come when no new addresses can be assigned. Adoption of IPv6 needs to happen to allow the Internet...

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    A group to go alongside the WIRELESS-ADMIN JISCMAIL list - a place to store documents and record issues in the world of WiFi

     

     

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    Several universities have approached Jisc over the past year regarding the potential for sending broadcast content between a university and a national broadcaster.

    This group is for all those who are interested in this area, and are likely to or have already started sending content to broadcasters.

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    Increasingly, research and education communities are seeking to run high performance networking applications across the Janet infrastructure, such as high bandwidth, real-time media or data streaming, low latency haptic applications, or bulk transfers of research data in the order of Terabytes or more.

    The Janet End-to-End Performance Initiative (e2epi) group has been created to facilitate sharing and discussion of information and topics related to end-to-end network...