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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    It has been replaced by Network Equipment Framework - there will shortly be pages available on the Community site containing all the information but, in the interim, please contact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 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 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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    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...

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    This group was originally set up to share opinions and ask questions regarding The Cloud's guest WiFi overlay solution for the Janet network.

    Ian Horley is The Cloud contact person.

    There is a public access group at:

    https://community.jisc.ac.uk/groups/janet-public-access

    and any questions, comments etc. can be posted there.

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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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    A group to go alongside the WIRELESS-ADMIN JISCMAIL list - a place to store documents and record issues in the world of WiFi

     

     

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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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    Janet North West Group

     

    Welcome to Janet North West; the Janet community in North West England. Here you can find out about:

    Getting help and support with your Janet connection and services.The Janet services and connectivity available to you.Your local Janet activities and events.

    You can also use this Group to:

    Get information and guidance about Janet’s services, policies, technology, etc. For example, you can ask about using Janet’s Frameworks or...