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Neptune Consortium consists of leading Israeli equipment vendors, service providers and research institutions. Neptune is funded under the Magnet (Generic Research) Program of the Office of the Chief Scientist in the Israel Ministry of Economy.
The project started work in June 2014 and is expected to run between 3 and 5 years. Neptune aims to develop efficient methods to automate and programmatically manage service provider networks by exploiting Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) technologies.