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Status of this Memo This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Abstract The Service Location Protocol (SLP) provides mechanisms whereby service agent clients can advertise and… (More)
The NEon system offers an integrated approach to architecting, operating, and managing network services. NEon uses policy rules defining the operation of individual network services and produces a unified set of rules that generic packet-processing engines enforce.
Project NEon is the investigation of a paradigm shift away from special purpose network appliances to an integrated way to architect, operate, and manage data plane network services. We were interested in evaluating the benefits of data flow management and enforcement inside the data center edge. Starting in the early 1990's, network service functions that… (More)