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    New: Presentations from NHS-HE Forum on 16th January 2020

    NHS-Higher Education Connectivity Project: about

    NHS-HE Forum: about+archive, last meeting, next - May/June 2020 tba

    Scotland NHS-HE Forum:archive, next - currently on hold

    NHS & eduroam, List of hospitals providing eduroam

    Govroam  - roaming federation for the public services

    NHS-HE Information Governance Working Group - particularly for those involved in applying for health data for...

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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...

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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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    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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    Janet Peering Policy

    Janet operates an open peering policy subject to our standard peering agreement and all ISPs are invited to peer. We are present at the LINX, IXLeeds, and IXManchester.  Details of Janet's public interconnection points are listed in the table below.

    Janet Public Interconnection Points

    LINX - Telehouse NorthPublic Interconnection 1Janet(UK)Physical AddressTelehouse North - via LINX Juniper LANCoriander AvenueLondonE14 2AAAS Macro announced in...
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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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    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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    Welcome to the Janet West Midlands Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the West Midlands 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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    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.