– Comtact on Jisc Framework

Comtact on prestigious Jisc framework for Cyber Security web filtering and monitoring

Jisc manages the Janet network, a high-speed network for the UK research and education community.  Serving millions of users, the Janet network is one of the largest computer networks in the World, providing UK research and education with a highly reliable and secure, state-of-the-art network, enabling national and international communication and collaboration.

Jisc selected Comtact following a rigorous OJEU competitive tender process.  As one of only a handful of companies approved by the framework in the UK for web monitoring and filtering services, Comtact offers education bodies cyber security solutions in a simplified and more cost-effective way.

With millions of network users accessing Janet every day and spanning 800 education and research organisations, it was vital the chosen solution could meet their requirements to comply with the government’s Prevent legislation. The scope of the framework covers all higher education institutions and specialist colleges within the UK.  Read the full press release; Comtact named on prestigious Jisc framework

Why Comtact?

One of the reasons Comtact was selected for the Jisc framework is that our proven remote infrastructure management service, Aurora365, is already being used successfully by leading UK education institutions and is ideally positioned to help colleges and universities extend their infrastructure coverage to address cyber security.  Comtact’s national reach, combined with our fully managed security portfolio delivered from our UK 24×7×365 Security Operation Centre (SOC) in our Tier 3 data centre, allows us to provide comprehensive security solutions.

Comtact works with some of the UK’s leading education providers and is well positioned to help colleges and universities handle continually emerging threats like mobile (BYOD), building the right IT infrastructure to monitor and prevent cybercrime to drive the overall student experience.


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Security & Infrastructure Monitoring Managed Service

Given the prevalence of threats and that most IT departments within the UK are 8×5, represents a major problem in forming a real-time response.  This is where Comtact’s 24×7×365 Security Operation Centre (SOC) services can assist.  

Comtact’s Full Spectrum Managed Security portfolio provides comprehensive security solutions that help our clients assess and proactively manage risk. Delivered from our UK SOC in Northampton that resides in our Tier 3 Data Centre for maximum security and resilience, our services are designed to function as a complete outsource of internal SOC functions that our clients may have, or to bolster response in particularly critical points of risk.  Through working with us our clients can strengthen their security posture, lower their total cost of ownership, reduce operational complexity and deliver measurable reduction in business risk.

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