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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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    New: Presentations from NHS-HE Forum on 11th June 2020; NHS-HE IG WG meeting 7th July 2020

    NHS-Higher Education Connectivity Project: about

    NHS-HE Forum: about+archive, last meeting, next - November 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...

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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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    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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    Old Netsight Shutdown - March 2020

    The old version of Netsight will be turned off at the end of March 2020 !If you have Netsight information and reports populating web pages, intranet reports or operation desk systems - please ensure you migrate to netsight3 and test these reports' function.  Notify us imediately of any issues. Please email help@jisc.ac.uk with a subject line of "FAO: Netsight2 Closure Project" 

     

    New Netsight (Netsight3)

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    This is an open group for background information and updates on the Jisc funded safe share project working with partners in the Farr Institute, Medical Bioinformatics initiative and Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN).

    There are two project streams:

    Higher assurance network (HAN) projectAuthentication, Authorisation and Accounting Infrastructure (AAAI) project

    December 2016 Update:

    Jisc have agreed to take forward the safe share higher assurance network (HAN) stream...

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    This is the High Throughput special interest group on line group. Network performance problems may cause issues to scientists and network operators alike.  Throughput problems can be caused by many factors - including infrastructure, hosts, applications.  Researchers that encounter network problems sometimes can use this resource to facilitate troubleshooting, tuning and get general advice from the community.

     

     

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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 LINX LON1, LINX LON2, LINX Manchester and IXLeeds.  Details of Janet's public interconnection points are listed in the table below.

    Janet Public Interconnection Points

    LINX - Telehouse NorthPublic Interconnection 1Janet(UK)Physical Address

    Telehouse North - via LINX LON1 LAN

    Coriander Avenue

    London

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    The Routing & Switching Framework ended on 30 Sept 2019 and no further requests for quotes may be placed using this framework.

    It has been replaced by Network Equipment Framework - there will shortly be pages available on the Community site containing all the information but, in the interim, please contact frameworkcontracts@jisc.ac.uk for further information