06968389 is referenced by 148 patents and cites 13 patents.

An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a router for receiving a domain name server query from an originator associated with a request for information. The router including a database defining a relationship between domain names and addresses associated with accelerated servicing of requests. The router determines whether the domain name of the domain name server query is indexed in the database. The domain name is qualified in response to the domain name being in the database. If qualified, the router sends an address to the originator of the query corresponding in the database to the domain name. The address is to a processor associated with the router that performs accelerated services on the request.

Title
System and method for qualifying requests in a network
Application Number
9/908217
Publication Number
6968389 (B1)
Application Date
July 17, 2001
Publication Date
November 22, 2005
Inventor
Scott W Brim
Ithaca
NY, US
Robert M Batz
Raleigh
NC, US
Pranav K Tiwari
Bangalore
IN
Anurag Bhargava
Raleigh
NC, US
Jan Vilhuber
San Luis Obispo
CA, US
Gaurang K Shah
Cary
NC, US
Mauro Zallocco
Apex
NC, US
Tzu Ming Tsang
Chapel Hill
NC, US
Barron C Housel
Chapel Hill
NC, US
Louis F Menditto
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Baker Botts L
Assignee
Cisco Technology
CA, US
IPC
G06F 013/00
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