Janet services launched by MIGSOLV in partnership with Next Connex
29 August 2017 : By Richard Auld
JANET the ultra-fast IT network, is now available from a second UK commercial data centre –MIGSOLV’s high security Gatehouse facility in Norwich in partnership with next connex.
What are the benefits to JANET users?
This partnership between JISC, which provides the JANET network, next connex and MIGSOLV means that users connected to the JANET network can now access one the UK's best Data Centers for co-location and managed services. Educational and research organisations can locate their equipment in the MIGSOLV data centre knowing that it is connected directly to the JANET network.
Richard Auld, Commercial Director at next connex, said: "This is another step in our continuing aim to be the best-connected network in the UK, providing dedicated links for business, education and government to the physical embodiment of "the cloud" i.e. the data centres in which the content and processing is located. Our resilient, uncongested, high bandwidth network allows over 18 million users on the JANET network to quickly and easily access high quality data centres like MIGSOLV."
The JANET network connects UK universities, FE Colleges, Research Councils, Specialist Colleges and Adult and Community Learning providers. It also provides connections between the Regional Broadband Consortia to facilitate the DfES initiative for a national school’s network. Over 18 million end-users are currently served by the JANET network.
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For more information on the services available contact next connex on 01932 505 999