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Ganesh Sundaram
Gongyuan Yao, William Miller, Lee Shombert, Fang Gao, John Diab, Ravi Singhal, Stephane Muszynski, Ganesh Sundaram, Thomas Eric Ryle, Hitesh Amin: Method and system for supporting distance extension in networks having Y-cable protection. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, July 21, 2009: US07565442 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for communicating state information between a local device and a remote device across a transport network is disclosed. Each of the local and remote devices operate independently from one another and at least one of the devices is configured for one-way traffic protection. The me ...


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Michael Smith: Dynamic distribution of virtual machines in a communication network. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, January 24, 2012: US08102781 (120 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method generally includes monitoring network traffic associated with a first network device comprising at least one of a plurality of virtual machines and determining if a parameter exceeds a predefined threshold at the first network device. If the parameter exceeds the predefin ...


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Ozgur Gurbuz, David Pignatelli, David Stephenson, Eldad Perahia, Bretton Douglas, Ender Ayanoglu: Media access control for MIMO wireless network. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, November 27, 2007: US07301924 (86 worldwide citation)

The MAC layer of a wireless communication standard is modified to facilitate MIMO (multiple input multiple output) processing and thereby increase capacity and/or spectral efficiency. In one implementation, the IEEE 802.11a standard is modified in this way. A contention free period (CFP) is divided ...


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David Cheriton: System and method for propagating filters. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, May 30, 2006: US07054930 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and system for propagating filters to an upstream device. The method includes generating a filter at a first network device and sending information on the filter to a second network device located upstream from the first network device. The first network device then requests the second netw ...


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Sanjay Sane, Smita Rai, Pirabhu Raman, Umesh Mahajan: Virtual port channel switches with distributed control planes. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, June 19, 2012: US08204061 (85 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes one or more ports for connection to one or more links in communication with a network device, a multi-chassis trunk (MCT) port for connection to an MCT in communication with a switch, and an MCEC manager for creating an MCEC comprising the one or more links i ...


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Wei Luo, Eric Rosen: Method and system for providing authorization, authentication, and accounting for a virtual private network. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, December 23, 2008: US07469294 (83 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing authentication in a virtual private network having a private AAA server is disclosed. The method generally includes receiving a request from a remote user for connection with a virtual private network at a virtual home gateway and associating the remote user with th ...


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Michael Smith, Anusankar Elangovan, David Thompson, Mark Bakke: Distributed data center access switch. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, July 3, 2012: US08213336 (82 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor configured for operation in a control plane in a distributed virtual switch in communication with a plurality of virtual machines each having a virtual interface. The processor is operable to identify other control planes in the distributed virtua ...


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Pirabhu Raman, Dinesh Dutt, Mahesh Maddury, Subbarao Arumilli, Vijay Rangarajan, Ray Kloth, Sanjay Sane: Forwarding multi-destination packets in a network with virtual port channels. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, August 21, 2012: US08249069 (73 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a multi-destination packet at a switch in communication with a plurality of servers through a network device, identifying a port receiving the multi-destination packet at the switch or a forwarding topology for the multi-destination packet, selecting a ...


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Peter Tenereillo, Richard Howes, Edward Kersey, James Jordan, Shaheed Bacchus: Server load balancing method and system. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, August 29, 2006: US07099915 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a connection between a client and a server with load balancing between servers are disclosed. A computer-implemented method of the present invention generally includes binding a primary virtual server to a set of URLs, each URL having an associated real server and r ...


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Thomas David Nadeau, Mohammed Sayeed, Sam Aldrin: Network monitoring using a proxy. Cisco Technology, Cindy Kaplan, October 5, 2010: US07808919 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for network monitoring using a proxy are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method generally comprises receiving at a proxy, path information for a label switched path (LSP) from a forwarding device located in the LSP, generating a connectivity verification message based on the p ...