Applied Networking Research Prize Winners

By: Mat Ford

Date: July 6, 2015

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The Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) is awarded for recent results in applied networking research that are relevant for transitioning into shipping Internet products and related standardization efforts. The ANRP award presented during IETF 92 went to Aaron Gember Jacobson for designing and evaluating a network functions virtualization (NFV) control plane. See his full paper at

Jacobson presented his findings to the Internet Research Task Force open meeting during IETF 92. Slides from the presentation are available at and, thanks to Meetecho, audio and video from the presentations are available at