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Lundy Lewis, Rajiv Malik, Steve Sycamore, Suzanne Thebaut, Walter Scott, Eric Rustici, Prasan Kaikini: Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 16, 1999: US05872928 (336 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for monitoring parameters that govern the operational characteristics of a network device, including the use of templates for generating configuration records of network devices of a selected model type. A database of models is provided, each model representing an associated net ...


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Suzanne Thebaut, Walter Scott, Eric Rustici, Prasan Kaikini, Lundy Lewis, Rajiv Malik, Steve Sycamore, Roger Dev, Oliver Ibe, Ajay Aggarwal, Todd Wohlers: Policy management and conflict resolution in computer networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 30, 1999: US05889953 (335 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for determining an enforceable policy applicable to one or more network devices. The method includes attaching one or more rule elements to one or more domain elements to create policies, the domain elements representing network devices and groups of network devices, and the rul ...


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Lynn R Poliquin, Russell Arrowsmith, Lundy Lewis, William Tracy: Method and apparatus for policy-based alarm notification in a distributed network management environment. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 9, 1997: US05696486 (261 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for receiving alarms from multiple network management servers and applying a plurality of policy-based filters to the alarms. The filters may be named and stored in a database, and application of the policy-based filters may be scheduled for different times. The same policy-base ...


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Lundy Lewis, Rajiv Malik, Steve Sycamore, Suzanne Thebaut, Walter Scott, Eric Rustici, Prasan Kaikini: Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 5, 2001: US06243747 (194 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for monitoring parameters that govern the operational characteristics of a network device, including the use of templates for generating configuration records of network devices of a selected model type. A database of models is provided, each model representing an associated net ...


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Utpal Datta, Lundy Lewis: Apparatus and method for network capacity evaluation and planning. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 27, 2001: US06209033 (191 worldwide citation)

Network capacity evaluation and planning is performed based upon the traffic across the links of the network. Once a link's traffic volume has been measured, it is compared with the link's traffic capability, and the resulting parameters compared with the traffic and capability of other li ...


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Lundy Lewis: Method and apparatus for component to service mapping in service level management (SLM). Computer Associates Think, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 25, 2010: US07725570 (181 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service parameters, and the service parameters depend upon performance of network components that support the service, e.g., component parameters. ...


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Lundy Lewis: Method and apparatus for resolving faults in communications networks. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 9, 1997: US05666481 (162 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus of resolving faults in a communications network. The preferred system uses a trouble ticket data structure to describe communications network faults. Completed trouble tickets are stored in a library and when an outstanding trouble ticket is received, the system uses ...


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Lundy Lewis: Method and apparatus for inter-domain alarm correlation. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 16, 1998: US05768501 (153 worldwide citation)

A multi-domain network manager provides alarm correlation among a plurality of domains included in a communications network. Individual network management systems each monitor a single respective domain of the communications network, and provide intra-domain alarms indicative of status specific to t ...


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Lundy Lewis: Service level management. Computer Associates Think, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, December 6, 2011: US08073721 (151 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service parameters, and the service parameters depend upon performance of network components that support the service, e.g., component parameters. ...


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Lundy Lewis, Russell Arrowsmith, Utpal Datta, David Taylor: Method and apparatus for distributed object filtering. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 3, 2001: US06255943 (111 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for distributed object filtering of objects transferred between a client and server. The objects may be alarms transferred between a network management server and one or more network management applications. The apparatus and method further includes applying a plurality of polic ...