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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 20, 1998: US05825772 (559 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Kris Dobbins, Len Cormier, Kevin Yohe, William Haggerty, Paul Simoneau, Rich Soczewinski: Distributed autonomous object architectures for network layer routing. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, April 16, 1996: US05509123 (239 worldwide citation)

An object-oriented architecture for network layer routing is provided which distributes function and system behavior into autonomous router objects. By distributing these functionalities into each object, the services and data normally external to the object are imbedded or accessible within the obj ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Kris Dobbins, Len Cormier, Kevin Yohe, William Haggerty, Paul Simoneau, Rich Soczewinski: Network interconnecting apparatus having a separate forwarding engine object at each interface. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 14, 1999: US05951649 (98 worldwide citation)

An interconnecting apparatus includes one or more interfaces. Each interface connects to a network. The interconnecting apparatus interconnects the networks attached to the interfaces. The device utilizes distributed autonomous forwarding engines on each interface in that each interface has a forwar ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David A Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Enterasys Networks, Lahive & Cockfield, March 23, 2004: US06711171 (78 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys, Lando & Anastasi, May 18, 2010: US07720076 (76 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys Networks, Lando & Anastasi, September 20, 2011: US08023515 (9 worldwide citation)

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys Networks, Lando & Anastasi, June 11, 2013: US08462794 (3 worldwide citation)

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys Networks, Lando & Anastasi, August 2, 2011: US07990981

Connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks are provided, including distributed MAC and protocol alias addresses discovery. Link state topology exchanges provide each switch with network topology graphs to determine paths from source to destination end systems. Broa ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Lahive & Cockfield, April 21, 2005: US20050083949-A1

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Thomas A Grant, David J Ruffen, Laura Kane, Theodore Len, Philip Andlauer, David H Bahi, Kevin Yohe, Brendan Fee, Chris Oliver, David L Cullerot, Michael Skubisz: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communication networks. Enterasys Networks, Lando & Anastasi, July 15, 2010: US20100177778-A1

Method and apparatus providing connection-oriented services for packet switched data communications networks. Directory services include distributed discovery of MAC addresses and protocol alias addresses. Topology services include a link state topology exchange among switches, which provides each s ...