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Ellis Donald Russell, Allen Brent E, Martin David Wright, Sokolowski Edward Ryszard, Mceachern Patrick M: Self-healing line switched ring for atm traffic. Northern Telecom, January 14, 1998: EP0818940-A2 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention provides for a method for transporting a SONET/SDH formatted asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) signal and/or a synchronous transfer mode (STM) signal on a line switched ring over a unidirectional path. The SONET formatted ATM signal comprises cells mapped into a STS-Mc or mxSTS-1s while ...


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Gruber John G, Allen Brent E, Guy John P: Multi-layered architectures for communications networks. Northern Telecom, June 23, 1999: EP0924952-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

A layered architecture for a communication network comprises a first layer forming a transport network and a second layer forming a service network. The transport network provides bandwidth management, high capacity and physical layer survivability, and the service network provides switching and rou ...


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Ellis Donald Russell, Allen Brent E, Sokolowski Edward Ryszard, Mceachern Patrick M, Martin David Wright: Anneau a commutation de ligne a restauration automatique pour lacheminement de trafic atm, Self-healing line switched ring for atm traffic. Northern Telecom, Nortel Networks, DE WILTON ANGELA C, October 30, 2001: CA2210121

The invention provides for a method for transporting a SONET formatted asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) signal and/or a synchronous transfer mode (STM) signal on a line switched ring over a unidirectional path. The SONET formatted ATM signal comprises cells mapped into a STS-Mc or MxSTS-1s while the ...


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Gruber John G, Guy John P, Allen Brent E: Architectures multicouches pour reseaux de communications, Multi-layered architectures for communications networks. Northern Telecom, Nortel Networks, DE WILTON ANGELA C, April 9, 2002: CA2225683

A layered architecture for a communication network comprises a first layer forming a transport network and a second layer forming a service network. The transport network provides bandwidth management, high capacity and physical layer survivability, and the service network provides switching and rou ...


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Livermore Frederick Caldwell, Skillen Richard Prescott, Allen Brent E: Architecture dacheminement et elements de reseau, Transport architecture and network elements. Northern Telecom, Nortel Networks, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, May 28, 1998: CA2271962

A novel transport architecture and network elements use nodes in a ring or virtual ring configuration. Information is exchanged among the nodes in a continuous series of containers carried in a superframe. A container is assigned to a destination node and is divided into partitions which are allocat ...


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Skillen Richard Prescott, Livermore Frederick Caldwell, Allen Brent E: Transport architecture and network elements. Northern Telecom, TOYOOKA Yoshiharu, May 28, 1998: WO/1998/023051

A novel transport architecture and network elements use nodes in a ring or virtual ring configuration. Information is exchanged among the nodes in a continuous series of containers carried in a superframe. A container is assigned to a destination node and is divided into partitions which are allocat ...


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Skillen Richard Prescott, Livermore Frederick Caldwell, Allen Brent E: Transport architecture and network elements. Nortel Networks, September 8, 1999: EP0940019-A1

A novel transport architecture and network elements use nodes in a ring or virtual ring configuration. Information is exchanged among the nodes in a continuous series of containers carried in a superframe. A container is assigned to a destination node and is divided into partitions which are allocat ...


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Ellis Donald Russell, Allen Brent E, Martin David Wright, Sokolowski Edward Ryszard, Mceachern Patrick M: Information communication method and node for sonet line exchange ring. Northern Telecom, April 10, 1998: JP1998-093600

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To transfer an ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) cell efficiently via a unidirectional path by inserting a transmission signal of a transmission line to an adjacent terminal equipment via its path and allowing the adjacent terminal equipment to receive the incoming signal via th ...