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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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    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...

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    “Janet Connected” is a new initiative to allow commercial organisations to connect to Janet for the effective and efficient delivery of network services to our community.

    Commercial partners can expect that a direct, physical connection to the core of the Janet network will give them a preferred position to their commercial offering for the Janet community, and delivers the critical mass to help make delivery cost-effective.  This will also be aligned to the “...

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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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    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 help@jisc.ac.uk with a subject line of "FAO: Netsight2 Closure Project" 

     

    New Netsight (Netsight3)

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    New: Presentations from NHS-HE Forum on 11th June 2020; NHS-HE IG WG meeting 21st Oct 2020

    NHS-Higher Education Connectivity Project: about

    NHS-HE Forum: about+archive, last meeting, next - 24th November 2020

    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...

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    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...

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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...