NEAT architecture description publicly released

The architecture of the NEAT System is presented for the first time in a detailed description document. The NEAT System defines a new architecture that changes the transport layer interface exposed to Internet applications. This architecture is now available for download from the project’s website. This document starts by laying out the terminology that will be used in … Read more

NEAT Internet Draft adopted as IETF Working Group Item

Authored by NEAT participants, the Internet Draft “On the Usage of Transport Service Features Provided by IETF Transport Protocols” (draft-ietf-taps-transports-usage) has been adopted as a Working Group item by the Transport Services (TAPS) IETF working group. The draft stems from a previous effort, draft-welzl-taps-transports, also contributed by NEAT. Draft-ietf-taps-transports-usage presents a rigorous method for extracting … Read more

NEAT at the 93rd IETF meeting

Seven NEAT partners were present at the 93rd IETF meeting, held in Prague on July 19-24. During this meeting, contributions were made to the TAPS Working Group, including a presentation of a recent Internet Draft. Besides, a face-to-face meeting was held to discuss technical topics related to the core NEAT transport system. The main focus … Read more

Concertation meeting in Brussels

NEAT was present at the Concertation meeting of the Future Internet Architectures Cluster, during Net Futures 2015, held on March 25 in Brussels. Slides for the NEAT presentation are available here.

NEAT at the 92nd IETF meeting

Three presentations by NEAT partners were in the agenda of the Transport Services (TAPS) Working Group during the 92nd meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF): WebRTC Data Channels, by Michael Tüxen (Fachhochschule Münster). IETF transport protocols and congestion control mechanisms—Service taxonomy discussion, by Gorry Fairhurst (University of Aberdeen). Our pre-TAPS work on transport … Read more

NEAT kick-off meeting at Simula Research Laboratory

The NEAT consortium held the project’s kick-off meeting at Simula Research Laboratory, in Oslo, Norway. The nine NEAT partners gathered 20 representatives to this meeting last March 3-5. Use cases and the architecture underlying the software that the project will build were the main technical topics. The partners also discussed how to plan their contributions to the new IETF TAPS Working … Read more

Official start of the NEAT project

The NEAT project was officially launched on March 1st, 2015 and will run for three years. NEAT will address two obstacles to Internet innovation: It will lower the barrier to Internet innovation by developing a free, open-source transport system that will allow application developers to leverage the rich set of available transport protocols. It will pave the way … Read more