Project Overview

TEQUILA is a research project partially funded by the European Commission. It is part of the Information Society Technologies Programme (IST) which is a major theme of research and technological development within the European Union's Fifth RTD Framework Programme, (1998-2002). The project started on 1 January 2000 and runs until June 2002.

The objective of the project is to study, specify, implement and validate a set of service definition and traffic engineering tools to obtain quantitative end-to-end Quality of Service guarantees through careful planning, dimensioning and dynamic control of scaleable and simple qualitative traffic management techniques within the Internet (i.e. diffserv).

The following technical areas will be addressed:

All specified functionality will be validated through simulation, prototype development and network experiments.

The project has five key objectives:
The total cost of the project is EUR 5,890,556, of which EUR 3,199,751 is being contributed by the European Commission.

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