07756032 is referenced by 121 patents and cites 234 patents.

The present invention is directed to using measurement packets to compute network performance. Embodiments that send, receive and both send and receive measurement packets are described. Some embodiments are described that compute statistics based at least partly on measurement traffic. Some embodiments are described that communicate computed statistics within measurement traffic. Some embodiments are described that rank and select paths based at least partly on computed statistics.

Title
Method and apparatus for communicating data within measurement traffic
Application Number
10/70339
Publication Number
7756032 (B2)
Application Date
October 17, 2001
Publication Date
July 13, 2010
Inventor
Omar C Baldonado
Palo Alto
CA, US
Jose Miguel Pulido
Palo Alto
CA, US
James G McGuire
San Francisco
CA, US
Herbert S Madan
Tiburon
CA, US
Michael A Lloyd
San Carlos
CA, US
Mansour J Karam
Mountain View
CA, US
Sean P Finn
Belmont
CA, US
Wayne A Feick
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Sheridan Ross P C
Assignee
Avaya
NJ, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/173
H04J 1/16
G08C 15/00
G06F 11/00
G01R 31/08
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