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Paul Bonnet, Videoconferencing Technical Coordinator at JANET UK, the UK's National Education and Research Network (NREN) Provider describes the Videoconferencing service that JANET offers the UK education sector.


  • 1. JanetVideoconferencingpaul.bonnett@ja.netMarch 2012

2. Some History & Numbers In current form since1997 Enables Standardsbased VC systems tolink up via central hubs 38 venues in 2000 7169 in 2012 4200+ hours use in Feb12 2780 Sessions in Feb 12 Use growing by 20% 3. FeaturesJVCS Management Centre provides telephonesupport before, during and after videoconferencesMeetings booked, launched and managed onlineQuality Assurance Testing of all endpointsSecure VC environment via feature-rich Bookingservice 4. What can be done?Automatic launch of sessionsMultipoint conferencesJoining room systemsJVCS desktop users (PCClient)Linking telephone participantsRemote managementBridgingLayout controlRecordingStreaming 5. Flexibility & controlAccess to very advancedfeatures via a web interfaceduring meetings.Lectures or sessions can bepre-configured in specificways so they launchautomatically & can bereplicatedIssues can be dealt with onthe fly by users/admins 6. Advanced CollaborationOther collaboration systemssupported on Janet core Access Grid EVO VisimeetCollaboration tools aimed at providing functionality that does not exist in standards based videoconferencing 7. All clouds are not equalAll our infrastructure islocated on the backbone ofthe Janet network currentlyat 40G/sUniversities, Colleges, andmany local authoritiesconnected directly to itProvides, speed, quality andsecurity for sector 8. Continual EnhancementsGreater interoperability CurrentlyEvaluating H.323 ) Skype ) SIP )ITU StandardsGoogle Talk )Proprietary PSTN )Lync )Janet Portal : Easy access / single sign onNew scheduling system with a more advanced interfaceNew streaming system 9. Links for more informationJanet videoconferencing www.ja.net/videoBooking Service www.ja.net/bookvcJVCS desktop client www.ja.net/desktopcheckCollaboration Services http://www.ja.net/services/video/information.htmlVisimeet http://janet.iocom.co.uk/ 10. THANK YOUJanet, Lumen HouseLibrary Avenue, Harwell OxfordDidcot, Oxfordshiret: +44 (0) 1235 822200f: +44 (0) 1235 822399e: service@ja.net


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