VidyoPortal Addresses

Each organisation making use of the Vidyo infrastructure has it’s own VidyoPortal address. Please use the one relevant to your organisation.

These are also the addresses that go in the VidyoPortal field when logging in to the VidyoDesktop client, or mobile device app.

Location Tag initials

Southern Router Pool

Initial Router Pool Name Location Proxy Location Tag
S Southern Router Pool  Cape Town  vr1-vm1-cpt1 VE Proxy  Tenet_South_Users
E  Eastern Router Pool  Durban  vr1-vm1-dbn1 VE Proxy  Tenet_East_Users
N  Northern Router Pool  Johannesburg  vr1-vm1-jnb2 VE Proxy  Tenet_North_Users
K  KENET Router Pool  Nairobi  vr1-vm1-ke1 VE Proxy  KENET_Users

Use the appropriate location tag to ensure that your users are connecting to the most efficient part of the Vidyo setup. If you have sites that span the country, please talk to us about setting things up so you can easily allocate people to the appropriate location.

Organisation VidyoPortal URL Abbreviation Prefix digits Location Tag
Africa Centre AC 33 E
Agricultural Research Council ARC 32 N
African Institute for Mathematical Sciences AIMS 13 S
Boland Further Education and Training College BOLAND 39 S
Central University of Technology, Free State CUT 41 N
City University of Mogadishu CU 73 S
College of Cape Town CCT 51 S
Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT 40 S
Catholic University of East Africa CUEA 67 K
Durban University of Technology DUT 37 E
Egerton University Egerton 65 K
False Bay College FBC 74 S
Gordon Institute Of Business Science GIBS 42 N
Higher Education South Africa HESA 30 N
Human Sciences Research Council HSRC 53 N
International Livestock Research Institute ILRI 70 K
iThemba Labs ITHEMBA 29 S
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology JKUAT 64 K
Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization KALRO 71 K
Kenya Education Network KENET 98 K
King Hintsa College KHC 60 E
Kingswood College KWC 72 S
Kisii University KISII 69 K
Mangosuthu University of Technology MANTEC 43 N
Maseno University MASENO 66 K
Medical Research Council MRC 31 S
Moi University MU 62 K
Monash University MSA 55 N
Mount Kenya University MKA 58 K
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University NMMU 15 S
North West University NWU 44 N
Rhodes University Rhodes 16 S
SA Astronomical Observatory SA 50 S
South African National Space Agency SANSA 52 ?
SKA South Africa SKA 36 S
Sol Plaatje University SPU 56 N
Stellenbosch Business School SBS 17 S
Strathmore University STRATHMORE 68 K
Tshwane University of Technology TUT 19 N
UCT Health Sciences Faculty UCTHSF 54 S
University of Cape Town UCT 12 S
University of Fort Hare UFH 20 E
University of Johannesburg UJ 21 N
University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN 22 E
University of Limpopo UL 23 N
University of Mpumalanga UMP 45 N
University of Nairobi UONBI 57 K
University of Pretoria UP 24 N
University of South Africa UNISA 46 N
University of Stellenbosch SUN 25 S
University of the Free State UFS 26 N
University of the Western Cape UWC 27 S
University of Venda UNIVEND 47 N
University of Zululand UZULU 48 E
United States International University Africa USIU 63 K
Vaal University of Technology VUT 49 J
Walter Sisulu University WSU 28 E
University of the Witwatersrand WITS 14 N


Service Support

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Partnerships and Affiliations


SANReN is TENET's principal partner in the South African NREN landscape. 
Universities South Africa, formally known as Higher Education South Africa(HESA), is a membership organisation representing South Africa’s universities. 
ASAUDIT is a key partner and collaborator in service strategy and design. ASAUDIT facilitates IT collaboration between higher education institutions in South Africa.
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TENET is a founder member of the UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking. The Alliance serves the regional REN needs of eastern and southern Africa.
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