Trust & Identity

Trust & Identity is a broad grouping of related services that focus on creating trust relationships between diverse groups.
eduroam South Africa
eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. It allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.
ORCID Consortium
TENET operates a South African ORCID Consortium, allowing beneficiary institutions to realise cost savings in their ORCID membership and gain access to local support.
SA NREN Certificate Service
The SA NREN Certificate Service allows beneficiary institutions access to organisationally-validated SSL, wildcard, unified communications, personal (S/MIME), and code-signing certificates backed by a commercial CA (currently Comodo).
South African Identity Federation (SAFIRE)
The South African Identity Federation allows staff, students and researchers from participating institutions to log into web-based services using their home institution's credentials. SAFIRE participates in the global eduGAIN inter-federation, gaining access to over 2500 services around the world.
Service Support

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

 

Partnerships and Affiliations

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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. 
 
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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.