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A data transmission routing system which allows a terminal user to access an initial host within a computer network, the initial host determines a preferred target host to respond to the user's requests, the initial host communicates with a terminal or gateway node the target host's address, and the terminal or gateway node makes a connection wth the target host. Once the terminal or gateway node is in communication with the target host, the initial host forwards through the terminal or gateway node user profile information to the target host. The initial host is then disconnected and communication then proceeds with the user in contact with the target host through the terminal or gateway node. The entire process may take less than a second or two and the user may never know that a call deflection to a new host has occurred.

Title
Data transmission routing system
Application Number
7/680440
Publication Number
5426427
Application Date
April 4, 1991
Publication Date
June 20, 1995
Inventor
John Goltz
Tucson
AZ, US
James Boardman
Vashon Island
WA, US
Douglas Chinnock
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
Standley & Gilcrest
Assignee
CompuServe Incorporated
OH, US
IPC
G06F 13/38
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