07420931 is referenced by 63 patents and cites 97 patents.

A method and apparatus for filtering a packet on a connection within a computing system. In one embodiment, the method includes: receiving the packet; delegating the packet to an offload unit for filtering the packet; and determining, by the offload unit, whether the connection is a delegated connection.

Title
Using TCP/IP offload to accelerate packet filtering
Application Number
10/875013
Publication Number
7420931 (B2)
Application Date
June 23, 2004
Publication Date
September 2, 2008
Inventor
Anand Rajagopalan
Santa Clara
CA, US
Ashutosh K Jha
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Paul J Sidenblad
Cupertino
CA, US
Thomas A Maufer
Menlo Park
CA, US
Paul J Gyugyi
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Radoslav Danilak
Santa Clara
CA, US
Sameer Nanda
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Patterson & Sheridan
Assignee
NVIDIA Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/00
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