Janet and Cloud
Services Opportunities
Progress on Work
AWS
Arkivum
Sync and Share
G-Cloud
The Future
Janet Cloud Context
Cloud
Services
?
Cloud
Services
?
Internet
Janet Network
Layers:
Network
Infrastructure
Identity Management
Cyber Security
Core purpose
Institution
Network
Local
resources
We’re ahead… Just!
AWS
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Why?
Researchers already using it
Access via credit card uncontrolled and risky
No opportunity for volume discounts
What?
Access portal from Arcus Global for provisioning giving:
Monthly itemised billing £ or $
Aggregated usage reports to trigger discounts
Better Ts and Cs and (we hope) prices
Where?
Pilot started with Cambridge and Newcastle end Jan 2014
York, QMUL and UCL considering joining
Arkivum
•Why?
Universities already piloting
Archiving is a critical requirement
HEFCE keen to see a solution
•What?
Arkivum service is a spin off from Southampton
Appears to be unique in guaranteeing 100% integrity
One of only two bids to OJEU and won by country mile
•Where?
Framework in place so available for sale now
Sync and Share
•Why?
Folk already using Dropbox which isn’t suitable
Dropbox not responding to overtures re national agreement
Others e.g. Box already have agreements with Surf et al
•What?
DPS in preparation with four lots:
Basic sync and share
EEA data protection compliance
Encryption with user controlled keys
Access management integration via Shibboleth
•Where?
DPS with Procurement for final review and release
Box and other suppliers ready to bid
G-Cloud
•Why?
Ready to go procurement for broad range of suppliers
Simplifies procurement and increases suppliers available
•What?
Janet proposes to “franchise” G-Cloud for HE, FE and Research
•Where?
G-Cloud 4 opens the door to education pricing
Negotiating an MoU with Cabinet Office
Support from some major suppliers e.g. Microsoft
Structure behind our work
CO & GCloud
Apps & Office
File Sync & Share
Research Councils
SAAS
National agreements
Due diligence DPA
More…
Eu NRENs
Technical
PAAS
Azure, AWS
Global Partners
Development?
IAAS
Archive to tape
DfE
Commercial
Data Centres
Aggregated DCs
Universities
Colleges
DC Efficiency
Financial X-Ray
Procurement
Janet Cloud Future Vision
Shared DCs
Research
Archiving
Amazon
AWS &
Glacier
Google
Apps
&…
Microsoft
O365 &
Azure
Internet
Janet Network
Layers:
Network
Infrastructure
Identity Management
Cyber Security
Means to an exciting end
Institution
Network
Local
resources
Other DC
providers
Research Data
Stores and
Hybrid solutions
Other
cloud
provider
s