Purchasing Frameworks community groups

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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

    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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    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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    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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    Community

    The Vulnerability Assessment and Information service is provided through a single supplier framework with Khipu Networks Limited. Documentation relating to the framework agreement is provided below. For quotes and orders, please contact Khipu Networks Limited.

    Website www.khipu-networks.com For more information about eligibility and terms and conditions please go to https://community.jisc.ac.uk/library/network-and-technology-service-documentation/jisc-vulnerability-assessment-and-...

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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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    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...