The Outlook-Exchange Transport Protocol
is used by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 to communicate with Office Outlook 2007.
The forming of a new consortium supporting IP protocols for tape seems a sensible idea, especially to assure that infrastructure developers do not neglect tape storage as a beneficiary of the growing transport protocols
However, the Softswitch Consortium also promotes interoperability based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), the Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP), and Real-time Transport Protocol
These include the Real-Time Transport Protocol
(RTP), Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP) and the Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP).