08619771 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 60 patents.

Methods and systems for implementing private allocated networks in a virtual infrastructure are presented. One method operation creates virtual switches in one or more hosts in the virtual infrastructure. Each port in the virtual switches is associated with a private allocated network (PAN) from a group of possible PANs. In one embodiment, one or more PANs share the same physical media for data transmission. The intranet traffic within each PAN is not visible to nodes that are not connected to the each PAN. In another operation, the method defines addressing mode tables for the intranet traffic within each PAN. The entries in the addressing mode tables define addressing functions for routing the intranet traffic between the virtual switches, and different types of addressing functions are supported by the virtual switches.

Title
Private allocated networks over shared communications infrastructure
Application Number
12/571224
Publication Number
8619771 (B2)
Application Date
September 30, 2009
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Jun Xiao
Beijing
CN
Borislav Deianov
Mountain View
CA, US
Anupam Dalal
Mountain View
CA, US
Walter Andrew Lambeth
San Mateo
CA, US
Assignee
VMware
CA, US
IPC
H04L 12/28
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