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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and system for directing a flow between a client and a server. Arrowpoint Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, December 21, 1999: US06006264 (767 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Rai Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Content-aware switching of network packets. Cisco Systems, Barry W Chapin, Chapin & Huang L L C, September 10, 2002: US06449647 (164 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Technology, Chapin & Huang, Barry W Chapin Esq, March 1, 2005: US06862624 (67 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Kenneth P Siegel: Methods and apparatus for directing a flow of data between a client and multiple servers. Cisco Technology, Chapin & Huang L L C, David E Huang Esq, February 1, 2005: US06850982 (59 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to techniques for managing communication between a client and multiple servers over a network through an intermediary network device (e.g., content switch). In response to a request for content from a client, the network device selects a server to respond to the request. Th ...


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Kenneth P Siegel, J Bradford Parker, John Wroclawski: Network protocol translator including method and apparatus for reducing interprocess communication and data exchange overhead. Cayman Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, December 17, 1991: US05073852 (56 worldwide citation)

An method for interprocess communication and data exchange within a computer's software operating system executing on a computer network protocol translator having a central processing unit and associated memory, which includes encapsulating the message or data to be exchanged within certain header ...


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Kenneth P Siegel, John J Krawczyk: Methods and apparatus for directing packets among a group of processors. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, August 7, 2007: US07254639 (32 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to techniques for allocating packets received by the flow control processor located on the input/output (I/O) communications interface of the data communications device to a forwarding entity or session processor, chosen from a plurality of session processors, for further p ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, August 14, 2007: US07257634 (18 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Kenneth P Siegel: Methods and apparatus for directing a flow of data between a client and multiple servers. Cisco Technology, BainwoodHuang, February 3, 2009: US07487250 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to techniques for managing communication between a client and multiple servers over a network through an intermediary network device (e.g., content switch). In response to a request for content from a client, the network device selects a server to respond to the request. Th ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Systems, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, February 26, 2004: US20040039820-A1

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Technology, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, September 1, 2005: US20050193114-A1

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...