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Silvano Gai, Keith McCloghrie, Shai Mohaban: Method and apparatus for identifying network data traffic flows and for applying quality of service treatments to the flows. Cisco Technology, Michael R Reinemann, Cesari and McKenna, November 18, 2003: US06651101 (261 worldwide citation)

A system within a computer network identifies specific traffic flows originating from a given network entity and requests and applies appropriate policy rules or service treatments to the traffic flows. A network entity includes a flow declaration component that communicates with one or more applica ...


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Brantley W Coile, Richard A Howes, Edward C Kersey: System and method for implementing multiple IP addresses on multiple ports. Cisco Technology, Ritter Van Pelt & Yi, May 9, 2000: US06061349 (253 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system and method for handling a plurality of connection requests made for a plurality of virtual machines with a single physical machine. A system and method are disclosed for distributing virtual connections among a plurality of physical machines some or all of which are configured ...


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Maurilio Tazio De Nicolo: Power feed for Ethernet telephones via Ethernet link. Cisco Technology, D Alessandro & Ritchie, September 5, 2000: US06115468 (251 worldwide citation)

An Ethernet device power transmission system includes an input transformer, an output transformer and a pair of twisted pair conductors. The input transformer includes a pair of primaries for connection to a source of Ethernet data. The input transformer also includes a pair of secondaries, each hav ...


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Stephen M Baker: Multilayered intrusion detection system and method. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, August 10, 2004: US06775657 (249 worldwide citation)

A multilayered intrusion detection system and method are disclosed. The method includes monitoring activity on a network and maintaining a registry of each host node address associated with a host node operable to perform host-based intrusion detection services. The method further includes comparing ...


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Olivier Bertin, Gerard Brun, Claude Galand, Olivier Maurel, Laurent Nicolas: Method and system for minimizing the connection set up time in high speed packet switching networks. Cisco Technology, A Sidney Johnston, Cesari and McKenna, June 4, 2002: US06400681 (241 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a high speed packet switching network and, in particular to a method and system for minimizing the time to establish a connection between an origin and a destination node. A path calculated at the time the connection is requested is recorded in a Routing Database ...


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Ian Leslie Sayers, Paul Jan Long, Sheausong Yang: Method and apparatus for integrated wireless communications in private and public network environments. Cisco Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, March 25, 2003: US06539237 (236 worldwide citation)

A communication system formed by a private network that includes a private wireless network. The communication system includes a public wireless network using a public wireless protocol, such as GSM, and includes public networks, such as PSTN, ISDN and the Internet, using a wired protocol, such as I ...


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Maurizio Portolani, Christian Elsen: Network consolidation for virtualized servers. Cisco Technology, Patterson & Sheridan, September 27, 2011: US08027354 (234 worldwide citation)

Techniques are disclosed for virtualized server kernel and virtual networks consolidation. The network consolidation allows a data center to migrate from an infrastructure that uses multiple dedicated gigabit Ethernet Network Adapters to manage system virtualization and migration to an infrastructur ...


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Hussein Farouk Salama, David R Oran, Dhaval N Shah: Method and apparatus for automatic inter-domain routing of calls. Cisco Technology, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, June 24, 2003: US06584093 (231 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for inter-domain routing of calls in a network, where the network represents a first wide area network. A routing node of the network advertises its access to a range of addresses in a second wide area network and a cost for access to the range of addresses to all adjacent nod ...


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Brantley W Coile, James A Jordan: Method and apparatus for transparently providing a failover network device. Cisco Technology, Ritter Van Pelt & Yi, August 22, 2000: US06108300 (229 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for transferring a network function from a primary network device to a backup network device. The backup network device first detects that the primary network device has failed. The backup network device then sends a message to the primary network device indicating ...