Intel and HP building new internet

It looks as there is a consortium of HP and Intel being the leading voices, which are trying to fit the upcoming needs of a new internet-generation. planet-lab.org tries to put a layer onto the existing tcp/ip protocol, which intelligentely decides where are traffic-bottlenecks, and reroutes the packets. It even should be able to prevent viruses from growing. (In short from the article of silliconvalley.com)