Cloud community groups

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    Janet

    The East Midlands covers the area of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire.

    There are 9 Universities, 28 FE and Specialist Colleges , 2 Local Authorities and 2 Research Centres connected via janet .

    The regional infrastructure is provided by Janet.

    Email: service@ja.net

    Tel: 0300 300 2212 

     

     

    Keith JenkinsAccount Manager

    M 07816 654 409

     
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    Community

     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 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 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

    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

    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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    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

    File Sync and Share

    Please be aware that this service ended on 10 July 2016 and is now closed to new purchases. Any agreements that were set up under the framework prior to the expiry date, will continue until their agreed end date.

    We’re currently gathering requirements for a replacement service that reflects users’ changing requirements: Secure File Sync & Collaboration service

    It would be really helpful if you could let us know what aspects of the...