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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 ...