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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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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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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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Omar C Baldonado, Sean P Finn, Pierre Fraval, Mansour J Karam, Michael A Lloyd, James G McGuire: Methods and systems for network traffic security. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, November 1, 2011: US08051481 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to methods of and systems for adaptive networking that monitors a network resource of a network. The method monitors an application performance. The method categorizes a first subset of traffic of the network. The categories for the first subset include trusted, kno ...


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Michael A Lloyd, Mansour J Karam, Pierre Fraval, Sean P Finn, James G McGuire, Omar C Baldonado: Methods and systems for network traffic security. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, September 29, 2009: US07596811 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to methods of and systems for adaptive networking that monitors a network resource of a network. The method monitors an application performance. The method categorizes a first subset of traffic of the network. The categories for the first subset include trusted, kno ...


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Mansour J Karam, Sean P Finn, Omar C Baldonado, Michael A Lloyd, Herbert S Madden, James G McGuire: Method and apparatus for characterizing the quality of a network path. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, May 18, 2010: US07720959 (6 worldwide citation)

We describe multiple methods and apparatuses for characterizing the quality of a network path by means of metrics that at the same time are (1) additive and (2) characterize the performance of network applications.


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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, Sheridan Ross P C, March 9, 2010: US07675868 (6 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 ...