06640239 is referenced by 331 patents.

An intelligent scalable switching network. The present invention provides a unified Internet portal server (UIP Server) having multi-line capability, and a unified Internet portal client (UIP Client) incorporating functionality of a Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) DSL Modem, wherein the UIP Client is capable of communicating with the UIP Server via a network to provide a service to a subscriber using the UIP Client. According to the invention, the UIP server comprises a single server chassis incorporating all of a plurality of processing elements. In addition, the UIP Server is located remote from a Subscriber Location (SL) and is capable of providing a plurality of services using a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL). The UIP Client is located at the SL and is capable of deploying DSL capability on a single communication line.

Title
Apparatus and method for intelligent scalable switching network
Application Number
9/437557
Publication Number
6640239 (B1)
Application Date
November 10, 1999
Publication Date
October 28, 2003
Inventor
Sanjay M Gidwani
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
US
Assignee
Garuda Network Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G05F 15/16
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