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    This year we will be holding two separate events on two separate days. One day will focus on Content, one day on the technical elements of Videoconferencing.

    The date has now been agreed for the Janet VC User group Content event-it will be on Thursday 5th December. It will be aimed at schools(all Key Stages) and FE, teachers, users, lecturers, Head teachers, subject heads.There will be presentations from a selection of Janet Content Providers,also opportunities for Janet updates...

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    Janet Netsight is a network information system showing the current and past performance of the Janet network:

    the Janet backbone and its links to the rest of the Internet (the peerings)the links into the regional networksthe links to all Janet customers

    The system is principally available to Janet connected organisations and the operators of regional networks, monitoring some 1200 connections for 850 users. Indications of the status of some network connections can be viewed...

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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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    This group is a working technical group comprised of representatives from the RBCs and local authorities in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The group's aim is to support schools in understanding the technical landscape that faces them, ensuring standards across our regions and supporting each region by sharing technical knowledge. The group publishes technical papers which can be found on the advice page of the NEN website www.nen.gov.uk

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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

     

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    This is the closed group for safe share project board members and those directly involved in the project.

    Terms of reference, including membership

    PID higher assurance network (HAN)

    PID AAAI

    Communication resources:

    Project Information SheetSlide StackHighlight Report May 2015Monthly updates: latest, all

    Meeting papers:

    Meeting 3rd December 2014Meeting 6th February 2015Meeting 6th May 2015Meeting 9th September 2015Meeting 9th December 2015Meeting 9th March...
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    IP Multicast is a bandwidth conserving technology that can reduce traffic by transporting single streams of information across the network backbone to regional and local distribution points where the data is replicated for simultaneous delivery to multiple users. Some applications that can take advantage of Multicast include videoconferencing, video serving and news distribution.

    An IPv6 Multicast Technical Guide is available.The updated IPv4 Multicast Technical Guide will be available in...
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    Carrier Ethernet Project – Final ReportCarrier Ethernet technology introductionEmerging Carrier Ethernet Technologies. Technical Overview. The document has 37 pages and includes:Technical description of PB, PBB, PBB-TE, VPLS (EoMPLS) technologies;Metro Ethernet Forum specifications describing Carrier Ethernet as a serviceGlossaryThe Janet Carrier Ethernet project Call for Participation in the projectLightpath Extensions through Regional Networks. Overview of issues and Enabling...