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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Apparatus for determining the topology of an ATM network or the like Via communication of topology information between a central manager and switches in the network over a virtual service path. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 17, 1998: US05729685 (163 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like employing a method and apparatus for automatically determining the topology of the network is described. The method and apparatus provides for each switch in the network transmitting on each of its ports link advertisement messages (without pro ...


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Shiva Sawant, Dilip Chatwani, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Rajan Subramanian: Method and apparatus providing for bootstrapping of switches in an ATM network or the like. SynOptics Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 14, 1995: US05390170 (107 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like providing for booting of switches from one or more boot servers. The booting process comprises the steps of a switch querying as to possible communication paths with a boot manager and then establishing a boot communication channel with the boo ...


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Rajan Subramanian, Dilip Chatwani, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Multiplexing of communications services on a virtual service path in an ATM network or the like. SynOptics Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 21, 1996: US05519707 (95 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like having a plurality of switches which may each be coupled with a central service provider over a virtual service path. Service requests, grants of service, and other control information for the network may then be communicated between each of sa ...


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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian: Method and apparatus providing for hunt groups in an ATM network of the like. SynOptics Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 21, 1995: US05400325 (81 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like providing for formation of resource hunt groups. The hunt groups are formed by devices of the same class (e.g., servers such as multicast servers) by devices registering with a central management supervisor (also referred to herein as a hunt gr ...


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Ayal Opher, Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian: Topology independent broadcast of cells in an ATM network or the like. SynOptics Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 6, 1994: US05345558 (49 worldwide citation)

A topology-independent method and apparatus for avoiding continuous looping of transmission of cells and for allowing broadcast of cells in a network implementing Asynchronous Transfer Mode ("ATM") or similar networking architectures. The disclosed method and apparatus provides for "misusing" fields ...


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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Method for providing for automatic topology discovery in an ATM network or the like. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 2, 1997: US05664107 (39 worldwide citation)

A synchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like employing a method and apparatus for automatically determining the topology of the network is described. The method and apparatus provides for each switch in the network transmitting on each of its ports link advertisement messages (without proce ...


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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Apparatus for providing for automatic topology discovery in an ATM network or the like. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 17, 1996: US05586267 (29 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like employing a method and apparatus for automatically determining the topology of the network is described. The method and apparatus provides for each switch in the network transmitting on each of its ports link advertisement messages (without pro ...


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Rajan Subramanian, Dilip Chatwani, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: System for registration of clients in an ATM network providing for communication of client registration messages to a central manager. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 2, 1997: US05694547 (23 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like providing for dynamic client discovery. Clients transmit client registration messages over the virtual service paths of their associated switches to the central management supervisor. Responsive to receiving the client registration message, the ...


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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Method for providing for automatic topology discovery in an ATM network or the like. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 3, 1998: US05715396 (21 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like employing a method and apparatus for automatically determining the topology of the network is described. The method and apparatus provides for each switch in the network transmitting on each of its ports link advertisement messages (without pro ...


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Dilip Chatwani, Rajan Subramanian, Winnis Chiang, Jonathan Davar, Ayal Opher, Shiva Sawant: Method for providing for automatic topology discovery in an ATM network or the like. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 10, 1996: US05583991 (15 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network or the like employing a method and apparatus for automatically determining the topology of the network is described. The method and apparatus provides for each switch in the network transmitting on each of its ports link advertisement messages (without pro ...