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Steve McCanne: Content distribution system for operation over an internetwork including content peering arrangements. FastForward Networks, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 31, 2004: US06785704 (493 worldwide citation)

In a network interconnecting a plurality of content providers and a plurality of clients, for providing content to a client, each of the plurality of content providers is coupled to at least one content distribution network of a plurality of content distribution networks, wherein the client is coupl ...


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Steven McCanne, William C Destein: Proximity-based redirection system for robust and scalable service-node location in an internetwork. FastForward Networks, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 2, 2002: US06415323 (320 worldwide citation)

A proximity-oriented redirection system for service-to-client attachment in a virtual overlay distribution network. The virtual overlay distribution network includes addressable routers for routing packet traffic, wherein a packet of data is routed from a source node to a destination node based on a ...


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Steven McCanne: Performing multicast communication in computer networks by using overlay routing. FastForward Networks, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 26, 2003: US06611872 (240 worldwide citation)

An overlay protocol and system for allowing multicast routing in the Internet to be performed at the application level. The overlay protocol uses “native” Internet multicast and multicast routing protocols to route information, according to overlay routing tables. Overlay groups are mapped to native ...


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Steven McCanne: Performing multicast communication in computer networks by using overlay routing. FastForward Networks, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, July 18, 2006: US07080157 (75 worldwide citation)

An overlay protocol and system for allowing multicast routing in the Internet to be performed at the application level. The overlay protocol uses “native” Internet multicast and multicast routing protocols to route information, according to overlay routing tables. Overlay groups are mapped to native ...


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Steven McCanne, Andrew Swan: System for multipoint infrastructure transport in a computer network. Fastforward Networks, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 1, 2005: US06850987 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for implementing a Multipoint Infrastructure Transport (MINT) protocol in a data network. The present invention includes a method for distributing data in a data network. The data network connects a plurality of nodes and at least a portion of the plurality of the nodes form a ...


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Steven McCanne, William C DeStein: Proximity-based redirection system for robust and scalable service-node location in an internetwork. Fastforward Networks, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 31, 2005: US06901445 (41 worldwide citation)

A proximity-oriented redirection system for service-to-client attachment in a virtual overlay distribution network. The virtual overlay distribution network includes addressable routers for routing packet traffic, wherein a packet of data is routed from a source node to a destination node based on a ...


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Nicholas Thompson, William Welch, Kevin J Lang, Steven McCanne, Matthew G Podolsky: Scalable and programmable query distribution and collection in a network of queryable devices. FastForward Networks, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 30, 2004: US06826564 (20 worldwide citation)

In a network, a query originator injects queries of network devices into the network at a query node using query messages. The network transports the query messages to the network devices, or to network nodes at which queries about the network devices can be answered. Query responses from the networ ...


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Mccanne Steven: A content distribution system for operating over an internetwork including content peering arrangements. Fastforward Networks, October 23, 2002: EP1250785-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

In a network interconnecting a plurality of content providers and a plurality of clients, for providing content to a client, each of the plurality of content providers is coupled to at least one content distribution network of a plurality of content distribution networks, wherein the client is coupl ...


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Steven McCanne, Andrew Swan: System for multipoint infrastructure transport in a computer network. FastForward Networks, Townsend And Townsend And Crew, July 15, 2004: US20040139150-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for implementing a Multipoint Infrastructure Transport (MINT) protocol in a data network. The present invention includes a method for distributing data in a data network. The data network connects a plurality of nodes and at least a portion of the plurality of the nodes form a ...


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Mccanne Steven, Swan Andrew: Method and device for multicasting. Fastforward Networks, March 6, 2002: EP1183820-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for implementing a Multipoint Infrastructure Transport (MINT) protocol in a data network. The present invention includes a method for distributing data in a data network. The data network connects a plurality of nodes and at least a portion of the plurality of the nodes form a ...