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    Increasingly, research and education communities are seeking to run high performance networking applications across the Janet infrastructure, such as high bandwidth, real-time media or data streaming, low latency haptic applications, or bulk transfers of research data in the order of Terabytes or more.

    The Janet End-to-End Performance Initiative (e2epi) group has been created to facilitate sharing and discussion of information and topics related to end-to-end network...

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    It has been replaced by Network Equipment Framework - there will shortly be pages available on the Community site containing all the information but, in the interim, please contact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