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Donald B Grosser Jr, Charles E Hudnall Jr, Desikan Saravanan, Michael Yip: Methods and systems for associating and translating virtual local area network (VLAN) tags. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, July 7, 2009: US07558273 (86 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for associating and translating VLAN tags are disclosed. In one implementation, multiple different member VLAN tags are associated with a translation VLAN tag. When a frame addressed to an unknown MAC address and containing one of the member VLAN tags is received, the frame is fl ...


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Donald B Grosser Jr, Shankara Ramamurthy: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for improved multi-switch link aggregation group (MLAG) convergence. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, May 20, 2014: US08730963 (12 worldwide citation)

The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for improved multi-switch link aggregation group (MLAG) convergence. According to one aspect of the subject matter described herein, a system for improved multi-switch link aggregation group (MLAG) convergence ...


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Donald B Grosser Jr, Michael D Mroz, Hood L Richardson: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for conserving multicast port list resources in an internet protocol (IP) packet forwarding device. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, June 26, 2012: US08208418 (9 worldwide citation)

The subject matter described herein includes methods and systems for conserving multicast port lists in an IP packet forwarding device. According to one embodiment, the method includes providing an IP multicast packet port data structure containing at least a first port list and a second port list. ...


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Donald B Grosser Jr, Edward J Rovner: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for next hop scaling with link aggregation. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, December 10, 2013: US08605726 (1 worldwide citation)

The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for next hop scaling with link aggregation. According to one aspect of the subject matter described herein, a system for next hop scaling is provided. The system includes a packet forwarding device including a ...


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Donald B Grosser Jr: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for improved multicast scaling through policy based redirection. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, April 14, 2015: US09008091

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for improved multicast scaling through policy based redirection are disclosed. According to one method, a packet belonging to an Internet protocol multicast (IPMC) stream is received, where the packet includes packet routing information. A lookup is perf ...


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Donald B Grosser Jr, Shankara Ramamurthy: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing N-node multi-switch link aggregation groups (MLAGs). Extreme Networks, Ropes & Gray, July 5, 2016: US09385942

A system for providing at least one node of an n-node multi-switch link aggregation group (MLAG) includes a packet forwarding device for receiving a packet destined for at least one n-node MLAG, n being an integer greater than 2. The packet forwarding device includes a packet forwarding database for ...


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Donald B Grosser JR, Edward J Rovner: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for next hop scaling with link aggregation. May 24, 2012: US20120127999-A1

The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for next hop scaling with link aggregation. According to one aspect of the subject matter described herein, a system for next hop scaling is provided. The system includes a packet forwarding device including a ...