06012100 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 8 patents.

The present invention discloses a network interface device for connecting a client computer system to an external network. The network interface device is configured for the client system by automated procedures and protocols initiated from a remote server. Software programs within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and services available on the external network. Similar software programs and a configuration database within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and the remote server.

Title
System and method of configuring a remotely managed secure network interface
Application Number
8/892522
Publication Number
6012100
Application Date
July 14, 1997
Publication Date
January 4, 2000
Inventor
Joseph John Tardo
Palo Alto
CA, US
Jean Antoine Gastinel
Mountain View
CA, US
Mark James Herbert
San Jose
CA, US
Charles A Price
San Jose
CA, US
Charles McManis
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Jean Marc Frailong
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Freegate Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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