NEAT paper reprinted in BSD Magazine

In its September 2017 issue, BSD Magazine has reprinted one of NEAT’s papers from the Future of Internet Transport workshop (FIT). “Transparent Flow Mapping for NEAT”, by Felix Weinrank and Michael Tüxen (FHM), describes how multiplexing several application flows is transparently managed by the NEAT library, without additional effort for the application developer. The NEAT … Read more NEAT paper reprinted in BSD Magazine

NEAT got the “NEAT”est Work award at the IETF Hackathon

NEAT was once again present at the IETF during its 99th meeting in Prague, held on July 16-21. Besides presenting several updates to Internet drafts in the TAPS, TSVWG and INTAREA working groups, NEAT participants organised both a NEAT/TAPS session and an SCTP session as part of the IETF Hackathon, during the weekend before the … Read more NEAT got the “NEAT”est Work award at the IETF Hackathon


NEAT was present at the 26th edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC’2017), held on June 12-15 in Oulu, Finland. A poster co-authored by UoA and Cisco participants was presented by Tom Jones (UoA). The poster describes NEAT’s datagram API and how it allows to exploit new protocol developments such as UDP … Read more NEAT at EuCNC

Best Demo Award at IFIP Networking

A NEAT demo, presented by Zdravko Bozakov (Dell EMC) on behalf of all the authors, won the Best Demo Award at the IFIP Networking conference, in Stockholm (June 12-15, 2017). The demo, titled “A NEAT framework for application-awareness in SDN environments“, is joint work from KaU and EMC illustrating how NEAT can be integrated in … Read more Best Demo Award at IFIP Networking

Seven new papers from NEAT

In the last couple of months, seven papers from the project have been accepted in well-known conferences and workshops. One paper was presented at IFIP Networking, in Stockholm (June 12-15, 2017). It describes our ongoing work on designing and developing a new less-than-best effort transport service that considers application deadlines, to trade aggressiveness for timeliness. … Read more Seven new papers from NEAT

VMs with NEAT available for download

To allow potential users to quickly evaluate NEAT, VMs with pre-packaged NEAT can now be downloaded. They provide the NEAT library, installation instructions, sample test applications and documentation in OVA format, compatible with both VMware and VirtualBox hypervisors. Currently available with Ubuntu, Debian and FreeBSD, they can be obtained from here.


Two IETF Request for Comments (RFC) documents produced by NEAT participants have just been published: RFC 8095, “Services provided by IETF transport protocols and congestion control mechanisms”. This is the first document from the TAPS working group, with key information that will guide further TAPS activities. It defines transport services as a first step towards defining what the … Read more Two IETF RFCs from NEAT