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During the lifetime of each pan-European backbone network a Technology Testing programme was carried out by a joint DANTE/TERENA Task Force with DANTE as co-ordinating partner. In addition DANTE has been involved in a number of other technology-related projects and services.
SEQUINDefining and implementing an end-to-end approach to quality of service (QoS) operating across multiple management domains and exploiting a combination of IP and ATM technology.2000 - 2002 
TF-NGN carried out theTechnology Test Programme as part of GÉANTActivities carried out by the task force included: IP Quality of Service; IP multicast; IPv6; Optical networking; Traffic measurement and analysis.2000 - 2006 
MBSManaged Bandwidth Service: provision of bandwith under service and capacity guaranties.1998 - 2001 
TF-TANT carried out the QUANTUM testing programme (QTP)Activities carried out by the task force included: Differentiated Services, QoS, MPLS, IP Multicast, ATM, ATM signalling, IPv6.1998 - 2000 
MboneProvision of Multi-cast services. 
1998 - present 
TF-TEN logoAs part of the TEN-34 project, an advanced ATM testing programme was carried out by Task Force TEN (TF-TEN).The experiments carried out included: TCP/UDP over high-speed and long delay; SVC testing; ARP testing; NHRP testing; Addressing Issues; Network Management; CDV Tests; IP over VBR; RSVP; ATM Security.1996 -1998