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Ferdinand Engel, Kendall S Jones, Kary Robertson, David M Thompson, Gerard White: Network monitoring. Concord Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, September 5, 2000: US06115393 (372 worldwide citation)

Monitoring is done of communications which occur in a network of nodes, each communication being effected by a transmission of one or more packets among two or more communicating nodes, each communication complying with a predefined communication protocol selected from among protocols available in t ...


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Ferdinand Engel, Wilson T MacDonald, Arthur P Hamlin: Displaying resource performance and utilization information. Concord Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, March 25, 1997: US05615323 (93 worldwide citation)

A method of displaying information relating to performance of a computer resource over a preselected period of time, wherein the computer resource is connected to a communication network and the method includes the steps of: from a location on the network that is remote from the computer resource, p ...


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Ferdinand Engel: Access controller for local area network. Concord Communications, Cesari & McKenna, June 23, 1992: US05124984 (80 worldwide citation)

An access controller for peer-to-peer communication networks which monitors the data packets transmitted between stations, determines when an access that needs to be controlled is being made, and then either destroys the packet or transmits one or more packets which appear as legitimate message pack ...


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Robert S Diebboll, Richard B Wallace, Ferdinand Engel: Method and apparatus for discovering network topology. Concord Communications Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, March 23, 1999: US05886643 (75 worldwide citation)

A method of processing data from a plurality of probes which monitor traffic over a network, which includes a plurality of segments to which are connected a plurality of nodes, the method including the steps of polling the probes for monitoring data; receiving polled data from the plurality of probe ...


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Ferdinand Engel, Wilson T MacDonald, Arthur P Hamlin: Displaying resource performance and utilization information. Concord Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, November 20, 2001: US06320585 (32 worldwide citation)

A method of displaying information relating to performance of a computer resource over a preselected period of time, wherein the computer resource is connected to a communication network and the method includes the steps of: from a location on the network that is remote from the computer resource, p ...


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Gordon A Booman, Robert S Diebboll, Ferdinand Engel, Arthur P Hamlin, Stephen F McKellar: Generating reports using distributed workstations. Concord Communications Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, April 10, 2001: US06216169 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention features methods of, and systems for generating a report that depends on data stored in a plurality of remote workstations. The methods and systems involve at least some of the following steps: sending a request from a master workstation to the remote workstations specifying a group na ...


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Ferdinand Engel, Jones Kendall S, Robertson Kary, Thompson David M, White Gerard: Network monitoring. Concord Communications, PRAHL Eric L, October 29, 1992: WO/1992/019054

Monitoring is done of communications which occur in a network of nodes (2), each communication being effected by a transmission of one or more packets among two or more communicating nodes (2), each communication complying with a predefined communication protocol selected from among protocols availa ...


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