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Sky X Technology

XTP is a reliable, real-time, lightweight transfer1 layer protocol being developed by a group of researchers and developers coordinated by Protocol Engines Incorporated (PEI). [1,2,3 ] Current transport layer protocols such as DoD’s Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)[4] and ISO’s Transport Protocol (TP)[5] were not designed for the next generation of high speed, interconnected reliable networks such as FDDI and the gigabit/second wide area networks. Unlike all previous transport layer protocols, XTP is being designed to be implemented in hardware as…

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