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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...

    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 with a subject line of "FAO: Netsight2 Closure Project" 


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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...


    First Call for Papers for 2013 TERENA Networking Conference

    The Programme Committee for the 2013 TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2013) has issued a Call for Papers exploring the theme ‘Innovating Together’. The deadline for submission of papers is 30 November 2012.

    TNC2013 will be held in Maastricht, Netherlands, from 3 to 6 June 2013, hosted by SURFnet, the Dutch research and education networking organisation.

    Innovating Together

    Networks continue to...