Jisc Services Limited (JSL) would like to understand the various email filtering services and spam filtering solutions available and how they may be delivered to our members.
In response to the requirements of the UK Education and Research sector, JSL is considering how to introduce complimentary security products and services to its offerings, in this instance an email filtering/spam filtering solution.
Requirements within the sector vary by size of establishment, technical requirements, local policy and budget. In addition to offering greater choice JSL is also keen to find cost efficiencies for the community.
Suppliers wishing to respond to this RFI should read the RFI document, carefully and follow the guidance for responding. Any information submitted at this RFI stage will be confidential and non-binding.
This is a Request for Information (RFI) for Email discussion lists or similar services. This is an information gathering exercise by Jisc Services Ltd.
The UK Education and Research sector has long utilised Email discussion lists.
JSL has provided services from 1998 to the present day. The current JiscMail service being host to over 1.5 million subscribers worldwide and covering academia from over 70 countries.
JSL is looking to enhance the current service, reaching an even wider audience, connecting more educators and researchers, providing resources to smaller organisations and enabling the enhancement of research and knowledge sharing.
In addition to developing the service JSL is also keen to find cost efficiencies, simpler and improved reporting features, ease of support and administration and means to produce a revenue.