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Jisc brings you access to world leading advanced digital infrastructure, services and assets.

Our purpose is to maximise the public investment made in Jisc services; making them available to a wider customer base that will deliver a financial contribution to support the running of Jisc and its services. We also aim to help drive the UK digital economy by making these assets, including the Janet network, more widely available for public good.

Our promise to you is simple: the solutions we offer focus on your needs, helping you achieve your goals and supporting your success.

Our core products have been developed by Jisc and used effectively by research and academia for over 30 years. The Janet network is a prime asset that is now available via Jisc. Customers can access the network services to support public benefit, whether they be public or private enterprises. Janet is one of the UK’s most advanced high speed secure networks that is built to enable innovative high end solutions to be effectively and reliably delivered.  The Janet network enables internet and international break out, connection to over 40+ peering agreements as well as cloud based innovation.

The Janet Network

Serving over 18 million users, the Janet network is an ultra-reliable and secure, world-class, private community network, enabling national and international communication and collaboration.

The Janet network is now accessible by all public and Private service enterprises, providing our customers with truly uncontended, high speed, ultra-low latency connections.

What can the Janet network do for you?

  • Provides customers with fast, secure access to their data and applications enabling the safe storage and quick transfer across our network

  • Supports cutting edge innovation from our technology partners delivered through our recognised and valued network capabilities 

  • Enables customers to exploit the potential of emerging technologies allowing them to drive cost savings and enable productivity gains

  • Customers have the confidence that their data is secure and that our network security team is preserving network confidentiality, integrity, and availability

  • Enables customers to move vast amounts of data around the UK and beyond, as and when they need it

  • Provides our customer with a transparent experience, through effective and leading edge service management

  • Jisc uses Jisc’sISO9001 complaint quality management systems

  • Jisc has a dedicated PMO office to ensure that our customers’ projects are delivered in line with PRINCE 2 and MSP


How streamlining can help overcome the impact of Coronavirus

As budgets and timeframes are squeezed, education and research organisations can benefit from streamlining systems, says Josh Fry, director of cloud, Jisc Since lockdown began in March, organisations in the UK have had to move faster than ever before to provide a...

Jisc and Eduserve to merge and form UK public sector tech powerhouse

Jisc, the technology solutions organisation for higher and further education, and Eduserv, a charity specialising in digital transformation in public bodies and local government, are to merge to form a powerhouse of world-leading expertise. The two charities will...

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