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    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet Wales community group. These pages contain information for and about Janet customers in Wales. 

    Janet connects Education and Research organisations in Wales as well as providing a range of additional services. You can find out more about who in Wales is connected to Janet on the Wiki.

    Janet connectivity in Wales is provisioned via the PSBA and their delivery partner, BT Global Services. 

     

    For more information about Janet in Wales...

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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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    Janet

     

    Welcome to the Janet Yorkshire and Humberside Group

    Welcome to the Janet North East Group

    This is the regional group for Janet customers in the North East seeking information about Janet connectivity in their area, 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...

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    This group has been created to keep you updated on the Janet6 project - to build the next generation of the Janet infrastructure.  

    Please use this platform to discuss or ask questions surrounding the Janet6 project.  We will also post on this group any opportunities to get involved in events, briefings and discussions.

    Further information on the project can be found on the Janet6 project pages.

    Join our blog to get updates from the Janet6 team.

    If you wish...

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    The Janet Delivery Team ("JDT") is the mechanism through which Janet and all regional network operators work

    together to manage the overall delivery of the Janet services.  The JDT comprises individuals nominated from each

    regional network operator, and members of Janet's Operations, Development and RNO Contract Management teams.

     

    The JDT operates through regular meetings of the individuals, in addition to normal day-to-day direct...

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    Janet

    The Community group for the Jisc Assent Service launched on 25 March 2015

    Jisc, as the service operator, will post things on here relevant to the service but as the website name suggests this is also a space for those interested in the Jisc Assent service and the Moonshot technology to comment on, provide feedback and contribute to anything related.

     

    Assent Service Information page visit here

    Assent Video here

    Moonshot wiki - Information on infrastructure...

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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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    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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    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...