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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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Kurt Dobbins, Phil Andlauer, Chris Oliver, Tom Parker, Andy Grimes, Bruce Nutbrown, Dan Hullette, Roger Dev, Jason Jeffords: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 16, 1996: US05485455 (383 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for establishing "virtual connections" through a packet switched data communications network, the network including a plurality of end systems and switches connected by links. Each end system has a unique physical layer address and each switch has a connection database of valid ...


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Chris Oliver, Dan Hullette: System and method for allocating a shared resource among competing devices. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, February 13, 1996: US05491694 (190 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for establishing "virtual connections" through a packet switched data communications network, the network including a plurality of end systems and switches connected by links. Each end system has a unique physical layer address and each switch has a connection database of valid ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Phil Andlauer, Chris Oliver, Tom Parker, Andy Grimes, Bruce Nutbrown, Dan Hullette, Roger Dev, Jason Jeffords: Method of transmitting data packets in a packet switched communications network. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 4, 1998: US05790546 (187 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for establishing "virtual connections" through a packet switched data communications network, the network including a plurality of end systems and switches connected by links. Each end system has a unique physical layer address and each switch has a connection database of valid ...


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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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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 Networks, Lando & Anastasi, September 20, 2011: US08023515 (9 worldwide citation)

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...


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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 Networks, Lando & Anastasi, June 11, 2013: US08462794 (3 worldwide citation)

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...


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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 Networks, Lando & Anastasi, August 2, 2011: US07990981

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...