06405252 is referenced by 321 patents.

A network of point of presence servers sharing a hostname includes a first network probe server configured to determine traffic loads of a plurality of customer web servers, and configured to determine latency of web cache servers in the network of point of presence servers, each of the customer web servers storing a web page, a first domain name server coupled to the first network probe server, configured to receive a request from a user for the web page at a first web address, the first web address including the hostname, configured to determine a customer web server from the plurality of customer web servers that is appropriate for the request, the customer web server having a traffic load lower than traffic loads of remaining customer web servers from the plurality of customer web servers, configured to determine an IP address of the customer web server, configured to return the IP address of the customer web server, configured to receive a request from the user for static content on the web page at a second web address, the second web address including the hostname, and configured to determine a web cache server from the network of point of presence servers that is appropriate for the request, the web cache server having a latency lower than latency of remaining web cache servers within the network network of point of presence servers, and the web cache server configured to retrieve the static content, and to provide the static content to the user.

Title
Integrated point of presence server network
Application Number
9/644927
Publication Number
6405252 (B1)
Application Date
August 23, 2000
Publication Date
June 11, 2002
Inventor
Eric Sven Johan Swildens
Mountain View
CA, US
Richard David Day
Mountain View
CA, US
Ajit Kumar Gupta
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Kirk Wong
US
Michael A Glenn
US
Assignee
Speedera Networks
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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