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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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    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: Next NHS-HE Forum on 16th January 2020, NHS-HE IG Working Group meeting 17th Oct 19

    NHS-Higher Education Connectivity Project: about

    NHS-HE Forum: about+archive, last meeting, next - 16th January 2020, more details soon

    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...

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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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    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...
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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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    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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    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...