*normal caveats about YMMV apply A number of organisations connected to Janet use ExpressRoute to create a dedicated connection from their campus to the Microsoft Azure Platform, others choose to use the multiple high capacity peerings that we have with Microsoft because their requirements are much smaller and a dedicated ExpressRoute connection just doesn’t cost […]
As part of the growth in the use of Janet for accessing cloud providers, beyond the direct task of building a robust and scalable network, Jisc has tried to increase the number of ways that a user can consume the various services we can provide. In the past, we have made both govroam and the […]
Following on from last week’s piece on the impact of additional traffic to campuses during the new (ab)normal, I’ve been asked to try and help people through the process of trying to calculate the impact. To be honest, you’ve probably already done this, but just in case there is a spark of insight I’ve tried […]
With students returning to campus (or not) over the coming weeks, there appears to be a growing level of discussion about the impact on campus networks and Janet. The good news is we think everything is going to be ok.
One of the questions that we get asked in the Network Development and Architecture team is “when are you going to deploy ‘thing they read about in the tech news’?” and the answer usually falls squarely into one of three distinct categories: