of Leeds is now connected to the fastest computer network
ever provided for education and research in the UK. SuperJANET4
is the latest upgrade to the JANET network, which provides
the University with access to email, newsgroups, videoconferencing
and the web, as well as fast connections to academic resources
such as electronic journals, mailing lists, databases,
training and research, some of which is only available
through SuperJANET4. While connection is already over
15 times faster than the previous network, this is set
to increase again by 2002.
is divided into regional networks, and the University
operates the connection for all participating institutions
in Yorkshire and the Humber. Leeds will be helping a further
26 FE colleges to join the network this year.
details, see www.superjanet4.net