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    “Janet Connected” is a new initiative to allow commercial organisations to connect to Janet for the effective and efficient delivery of network services to our community.

    Commercial partners can expect that a direct, physical connection to the core of the Janet network will give them a preferred position to their commercial offering for the Janet community, and delivers the critical mass to help make delivery cost-effective.  This will also be aligned to the “...

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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" 

     

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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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    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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    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...