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Wayne A Feick, Sean P Finn, Mansour J Karam, Michael A Lloyd, Herbert S Madan, James G McGuire, Jose Miguel Pulido, Omar C Baldonado: Method and apparatus for communicating data within measurement traffic. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, July 13, 2010: US07756032 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to using measurement packets to compute network performance. Embodiments that send, receive and both send and receive measurement packets are described. Some embodiments are described that compute statistics based at least partly on measurement traffic. Some embodim ...


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Richard N Pelavin, James G McGuire, Herbert S Madan: System and method using level three protocol information for network centric problem analysis and topology construction of actual or planned routed network. Cisco Technology, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, May 21, 2002: US06393486 (57 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for managing a computer network includes the step of providing respective router configuration information in executable form; producing respective Structured Router Objects (SROs) that are respectively associated with respective router configuration information and that respect ...


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Michael A Lloyd, Omar C Baldonado, Sean P Finn, Mansour J Karam, James G McGuire, Herbert S Madan: Method and apparatus for the assessment and optimization of network traffic. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, February 26, 2008: US07336613 (40 worldwide citation)

A system for the assessment of network performance criteria, and applying this criteria to the classification of network addresses into appropriate ranges, using these ranges to consolidate performance measurements for the associated addresses, and applying these metrics toward the optimization of t ...


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John G Leddy, Michael A Lloyd, Sean P Finn, James G McGuire, Omar C Baldonado, Herbert S Madan: Routing information exchange. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, July 18, 2006: US07080161 (32 worldwide citation)

Network architectures and protocols to support enhancements to the decision making process of standard routing protocols are described. Embodiments allow decisions to be exchanged between networks, or autonomous systems, about which internetwork paths have been chosen for outbound traffic. Some embo ...


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Michael A Lloyd, Omar C Baldonado, Sean P Finn, Mansour J Karam, James G McGuire, Herbert S Madan: Method and apparatus for the assessment and optimization of network traffic. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, August 10, 2010: US07773536 (30 worldwide citation)

A system for the assessment of network performance criteria, and applying this criteria to the classification of network addresses into appropriate ranges, using these ranges to consolidate performance measurements for the associated addresses, and applying these metrics toward the optimization of t ...


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Omar C Baldonado, Sean P Finn, Mansour J Karam, Michael A Lloyd, Herbert S Madan, James G McGuire, Jose Miguel Pulido Villaverde: Method and apparatus for performance and cost optimization in an internetwork. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, July 29, 2008: US07406539 (28 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described for supporting routing intelligence for evaluating routing paths based on performance measurements. The routing intelligence may include processes executed in a self-contained device. This device may control one or more edge routers, based on performance data from e ...


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Michael A Lloyd, Mansour J Karam, Jose Miguel Puildo Villaverde, Sean P Finn, Omar C Baldonado, James G McGuire, Herbert S Madan: Load optimization. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, February 3, 2009: US07487237 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods, computer code, and means are described that can control load in a network. In some applications, the monetary cost of operating the network can be reduced. Utilization of links in the network can be monitored. A degree of suboptimality with respect to some criteria can be assessed. In some ...


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Omar C Balonado, Sean P Finn, Mansour J Karam, Michael A Lloyd, Herbert S Madan, James G McGuire, Jose Miguel Pulido Villaverde: Method and apparatus for coordinating routing parameters via a back-channel communication medium. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, March 25, 2008: US07349994 (21 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described for enabling routers to coordinate via a back-channel communication medium. The information exchanged over the back-channel is used to increase the number of paths considered for the routers during route optimization. The Decision Makers may assert routes and prefix ...


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Richard N Pelavin, James G McGuire, Herbert S Madan: Method of resolving conflicts in access control lists in router by comparing elements in the lists based on subsumption relations. Cisco Technology, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, April 19, 2005: US06883034 (21 worldwide citation)

Methods are described for analyzing access list subsumption in routing devices of a computer network and for identifying computer network integrity violations, by producing structured data that includes stored router names and access lists that include elements with address/mask pairs, or patterns u ...


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Michael A Lloyd, Sean P Finn, Omar C Baldonado, Mansour Karam, Faisal Siddiqi, Herbert S Madan, James G McGuire: Systems and methods for robust, real-time measurement of network performance. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, April 22, 2008: US07363367 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for obtaining delay, jitter, and loss statistics of a path between server and an end user coupled via an internetwork are described. The server may comprise a web server in communication with the end user via the Internet. Statistics are obtained by analyzing the details of a ...