07472156 is referenced by 46 patents and cites 227 patents.

A system and method for network communication, comprising a device coupled between a computer and a network to receive from the computer a Transport Control Protocol (TCP) connection, the device receiving from the network at least one packet associated with the TCP connection and processing a TCP header for the at least one packet, the computer having a memory storing instructions to pass the TCP connection to the device in first and second commands, the first command signaling an intent to transfer of the TCP connection, the second command responsive to an indication from the device that the device is prepared to receive the TCP connection.

Title
Transferring control of a TCP connection between devices
Application Number
10/427862
Publication Number
7472156 (B2)
Application Date
April 30, 2003
Publication Date
December 30, 2008
Inventor
David A Higgen
Saratoga
CA, US
Peter K Craft
San Francisco
CA, US
Clive M Philbrick
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Mark Lauer
Silicon Edge Law Group
Assignee
Alacritech
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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