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Teresa Win, Emilio Belmonte: Administrative roles that govern access to administrative functions. enCommerce, Christopher J Palermo, Marcel K Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker Bingham, December 12, 2000: US06161139 (575 worldwide citation)

Described is a method that comprises storing information that defines administration roles, that associates a user with one or more of the administrative roles, and that associates each administration role with one or more administrative privileges. An administrative privilege authorizes at least on ...


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Keith Teare, Nicolas Popp, Bruce Ong: Navigating network resources based on metadata. RealNames Corporation, Christopher J Palermo, Hickman Palermo Troung & Becker, November 21, 2000: US06151624 (562 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms for associating metadata with network resources, and for locating the network resources in a language-independent manner, are disclosed. Owners of network resources define metadata that describes each network resource. The metadata may include a natural language name of the network resour ...


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Teresa Win, Emilio Belmonte: Distributed access management of information resources. enCommerce, Christopher J Palermo, Marcel K Bingham, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, January 30, 2001: US06182142 (538 worldwide citation)

Using a method for controlling access to information resources, a single secure sign-on gives the user access to authorized resources, based on the user's role in the organization. The information resources are stored on a protected server. A user of a client or browser logs in to the system. A ...


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David C LaPier, David R Oran, Clay H Neighbors, Khaled A Gouda, Andrew Adamian: Method and apparatus for interconnecting a circuit-switched telephony network and a packet-switched data network, and applications thereof. Cisco Technology, Christopher J Palermo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, December 25, 2001: US06333931 (264 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for interconnecting a circuit-switched telephone network and a packet-switched data network for communication among them. A signaling trunk of a circuit-switched telephone network is coupled to a signaling access server that is also coupled to a signaling, manage ...


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Charles B Schoening, Richard J Smith Jr, Stephen I Schleimer: Extensible network management system. Cisco Technology, Christopher J Palermo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, May 1, 2001: US06226788 (229 worldwide citation)

In a network management system, a method and apparatus for preparing a computer program for execution in relation to a particular network device among a plurality of network devices having a plurality of device types is provided. Each network device is associated with a device type value, and each n ...


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Scott L Wiegel: Network gateway mechanism having a protocol stack proxy. Cisco Technology, Christopher J Palermo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, October 10, 2000: US06131163 (217 worldwide citation)

A system for a network gateway that provides computer data security using a protocol stack proxy is disclosed. The system evaluates data that arrives at a computer system that is executing a network operating system. The system comprises a protocol stack proxy, coupled between a device driver on the ...


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Vidya Babu, Michael F Fredrich, Christopher A White: Network device information collection and change detection. Cisco Technology, Christopher J Palermo, Carl L Brandt, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, September 19, 2000: US06122639 (168 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms for network device information collection and change detection are disclosed. A data Collection Engine is coupled to a database and a network having comprising devices such as switches and routers. The Collection Engine receives a network device name and queries the network to locate the ...


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Lev Volftsun, Clay H Neighbors, David S Turvene, Fred R Rednor, Anatoly V Boshkin, Mikhail Rabinovitch: Universal protocol conversion. Cisco Technology, Christopher J Palermo, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, August 29, 2000: US06111893 (166 worldwide citation)

A scalable, programmable software based application run on a programmed general purpose digital computer is used for interconnecting a plurality of heterogeneous network nodes. The application has the ability to convert between any two signaling protocols used, such as those used over a telecommunic ...


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Jeffrey Perrone: Voice control of a server. E Trade Group, Christopher J Palermo, Edward A Becker, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, December 5, 2000: US06157705 (157 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a server using voice is disclosed. In one embodiment, a client such as a Web browser is coupled over a data communication channel to a server. A telephone at the client side is connected to an interactive voice response (IVR) system that has a speech recognizer at the server ...


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Peter Mattis, John Plevyak, Matthew Haines, Adam Beguelin, Brian Totty, David Gourley: Alias-free content-indexed object cache. Inktomi Corporation, Christopher J Palermo, Marcel K Bingham, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, September 18, 2001: US06292880 (151 worldwide citation)

A method for caching information objects is provided. Information objects are stored in portions of a non-volatile storage device called arenas, which are contiguous regions from which space is allocated in parallel. Objects are contiguously allocated within an arena and are mapped to directory tabl ...