06981029 is referenced by 252 patents and cites 57 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 request for information from the client terminal. The request includes a domain name and additional content. The router forwards the request according to the domain name to a selected one of a plurality of processors to further process the request. The selected one of the plurality of processors identifies an information source to satisfy the request in response to the additional content of the request.

Title
System and method for processing a request for information in a network
Application Number
9/907836
Publication Number
6981029 (B1)
Application Date
July 17, 2001
Publication Date
December 27, 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 017/60
G07F 007/10
G06F 015/16
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