Purchasing Frameworks community groups

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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

    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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    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...
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    Janet

    Jisc’s Telephony Purchasing Service incorporates two significant benefits:

    A faster one stage process for running competitions using the service - due to a key change in the way that Dynamic Purchasing systems (DPS), the procurement mechanism under which the Telephony Purchasing Service operates - is implemented.A wider member base - in addition to HE, FE and Research, the Telephony Purchasing Service also enables Local Authority and schools' members to purchase telephony...
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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

    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

    ***  New service - launched end of May 2017  ***

    The cybersecurity landscape is constantly changing – phishing and ransomware are compromising organisations and people every day.

    Cyber threats – phishing, malware, ransomware can go undetected for days, weeks and months. The impact can be considerable with data leakage/loss, network outages, financial loss and reputational damage.

    Even with heavy investments in your security infrastructure, the weakest...

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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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    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.