07283561 is referenced by 157 patents and cites 17 patents.

In a wide area network arrangement composed of some number of secure local networks and an Internet service provider (ISP) back-bone, LAN hosts are able to indirectly access network routers, through an ISP quality of service (QoS) module, to request that information transmitted during certain specified sessions be given priority treatment by the network.

Title
Secure network architecture with quality of service
Application Number
8/990096
Publication Number
7283561 (B1)
Application Date
December 12, 1997
Publication Date
October 16, 2007
Inventor
Heidi Picher Dempsey
Littleton
MA, US
Agent
Hensley Kim & Holzer
Assignee
Level 3 Communications
CO, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
H04J 3/16
H04L 12/66
H04L 12/28
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