Consortium Information

Learn how to join the consortium, how to get first tier support

Joining the ORCID Consortium

TENET beneficiary organisations can join the South African ORCID consortium by completing and returning an application for membership.


As the consortium operator, TENET provides first-tier support for members making use of ORCID integrations. Member institutions looking for ORCID support should contact TENET's service operations centre. Calls placed to the SOC will be redirected to appropriate staff within TENET.

Consortium Lead

The consortium lead is the Director: Trust & Identity.

Service Support

TENET is an honorary member of the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) and upholds ISPA's Code of Conduct


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.
WAPA LogoTENET is an Associate (NPO) member of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association of South Africa.