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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 20, 1998: US05825772 (559 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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David Belser, Richard Bussiere, Jeff Cioli, Brendan Fee, William T Haggerty: Aggregation of mac data flows through pre-established path between ingress and egress switch to reduce number of number connections. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 21, 2000: US06151324 (135 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for connection-oriented switching in a communications network wherein a pre-established path is established between a select pair of an ingress switch and an egress switch. The use of pre-established paths enables a reduction in the total number of connections req ...


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Brendan Fee, Kurt Dobbins, Dave Arneson, Pat Mullaney: Distributed chassis agent for distributed network management. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, May 28, 1996: US05522042 (108 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for allocating the performance of applications in a networking chassis among one or more modules in the chassis. In particular, the system acts as a chassis agent for performing network management functions. The agent performs a discovery function whereby each module discover ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David A Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Enterasys Networks, Lahive & Cockfield, March 23, 2004: US06711171 (78 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys, Lando & Anastasi, May 18, 2010: US07720076 (76 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver: Chassis fault tolerant system management bus architecture for a networking. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 16, 1996: US05485576 (45 worldwide citation)

A fault tolerant system management bus architecture for a networking chassis includes a primary path for transmission of system management information and a secondary path for transmission of system management information in the event of failure of the primary path. The primary path includes a first ...


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David Belser, Richard Bussiere, Jeff Cioli, Brendan Fee, William T Haggerty: Aggregation of data flows over a pre-established path to reduce connections. Enterasys Networks, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 10, 2002: US06449279 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for connection-oriented switching in a communications network wherein a pre-established path is established between a select pair of an ingress switch and an egress switch. The use of pre-established paths enables a reduction in the total number of connections req ...


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Jonathan J Burnard, Brendan Fee: Ribbon assembly including indicia to identify operating parameters and ribbon depletion. Datamax Corporation, February 11, 1992: US05087137 (39 worldwide citation)

A ribbon assembly having a ribbon supply spool and a ribbon take-up spool. Attached to either the ribbon supply spool or the ribbon take-up spool is a bar code. The bar code is machine readable and is encoded with data relevant to the operation of printing means suitable to employ the ribbon assembl ...


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Brendan Fee, Kurt Dobbins, Dave Arneson, Pat Mullaney: Distributed chassis agent for distributed network management. Cabletron System, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 22, 1998: US05812771 (35 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for allocating the performance of applications in a networking chassis among one or more modules in the chassis. In particular, the system acts as a chassis agent for performing network management functions. The agent performs a discovery function whereby each module discover ...


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Brendan Fee, Kurt Dobbins, Dave Arneson, Pat Mullaney: Distributed chassis agent for network management. Enterasys Networks, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 2, 2002: US06415314 (10 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for allocating the performance of applications in a networking chassis among one or more modules in the chassis. In particular, the system acts as a chassis agent for performing network management functions. The agent performs a discovery function whereby each module discover ...