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David Belser, Richard Bussiere, Jeff Cioli, Brendan Fee, William T Haggerty: Aggregation of mac data flows through pre-established path between ingress and egress switch to reduce number of number connections. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 21, 2000: US06151324 (135 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for connection-oriented switching in a communications network wherein a pre-established path is established between a select pair of an ingress switch and an egress switch. The use of pre-established paths enables a reduction in the total number of connections req ...


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David Belser, Richard Bussiere, Jeff Cioli, Brendan Fee, William T Haggerty: Aggregation of data flows over a pre-established path to reduce connections. Enterasys Networks, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 10, 2002: US06449279 (42 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for connection-oriented switching in a communications network wherein a pre-established path is established between a select pair of an ingress switch and an egress switch. The use of pre-established paths enables a reduction in the total number of connections req ...