07739402 is referenced by 158 patents and cites 235 patents.

A system that associates physical locations with network-linked devices in a network to which such devices are connected. This system employs a variety of techniques for establishing device location. The system configuration can vary and can include any type of data network, including LANs, MANs, Wide Area Networks (WANs), Personal Area Networks (PANs), and Home Networks. The system provides location information for particular devices to the network devices and management, and may be used in any of a variety of ways to improve configuration accuracy, control, and security. The location information may also be used to control or secure a device itself.

Title
Locating devices in a data network
Application Number
10/377180
Publication Number
7739402 (B2)
Application Date
February 28, 2003
Publication Date
June 15, 2010
Inventor
David Harrington
Portsmouth
NH, US
John Paul Gorsky
Rochester
NH, US
Roger P Durand
Amherst
NH, US
David Frattura
New York
NY, US
Richard W Graham
Derry
NH, US
John J Roese
Newmarket
NH, US
Agent
J Mitchell Herbert Jr
Brian J Colandreo Esq
Holland & Knight
Assignee
Enterasys Networks
MA, US
IPC
H04L 9/32
G06F 7/04
G06F 15/173
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