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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, Phil Andlauer, Michael Skubisz: Method for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 4, 1997: US05684800 (230 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. The method assigns different virtual LAN identifiers (VLAN-IDs) to different subsets of associated end systems or access ports. Tables are maintained for mapping the VLAN-IDs with associated end systems and acce ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Phil Andlauer, Michael Skubisz: Method for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 14, 2000: US06147995 (131 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. The method assigns different virtual LAN identifiers (VLAN-IDs) to different subsets of associated end systems or access ports. Tables are maintained for mapping the VLAN-IDs with associated end systems and acce ...


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Kurt Dobbins, Phil Andlauer, Michael Skubisz: Method for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 31, 1999: US05946308 (121 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for establishing restricted broadcast groups in a switched network. The method assigns different virtual LAN identifiers (VLAN-IDs) to different subsets of associated end systems or access ports. Tables are maintained for mapping the VLAN-IDs with associated end systems and acce ...


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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 ...