Joint Academic Network (JANET)

In the United Kingdom, JANET (Joint Academic Network) is the main backbone network for the UK university system of academic and research computers.

In the United Kingdom, JANET (Joint Academic Network) is the main backbone network for the UK university system of academic and research computers. The network is also known as SuperJanet. It is operated by UKERNA (United Kingdom Education & Research Networking Association), a non-profit group, under contract from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the UK Higher Education Funding Councils.

This was first published in April 2005

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