06985956 is referenced by 356 patents and cites 12 patents.

Methods and systems consistent with certain aspects related to the present invention provide a digital network having a plurality of data storage elements, at least one client, and a switch element. The switch element may be operable to receive access requests from the client and provide access to data on the storage elements in response to one or more access requests.

Title
Switching system
Application Number
10/415327
Publication Number
6985956 (B2)
Application Date
November 2, 2001
Publication Date
January 10, 2006
Inventor
Milan Merhar
Brookline
MA, US
Mitchell Condylis
New Boston
NH, US
Stephen Ferrari
Boston
MA, US
Christopher Cochrane
Windham
NH, US
Howard Hall
Groton
MA, US
Stanley Luke
Stow
MA, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L
Assignee
Sun Microsystems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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