Mohan Kalkunte, Jayant Kadambi, Shashank Merchant: Apparatus and method in a network switch for dynamically allocating bandwidth in ethernet workgroup switches. Advanced Micro Devices, August 22, 2000: US06108306 (178 worldwide citation)

A network switch having switch ports for full-duplex communication of data packets with respective network nodes according to IEEE 802.3 protocol dynamically allocates bandwidth between the switch ports based upon detected activity from the network nodes. The network switch generates an assigned ban ...

Robert Alan Williams, Mohan Kalkunte: Apparatus and method for selectively controlling transmission of consecutive packets in a network station. Advanced Micro Devices, April 25, 2000: US06055578 (163 worldwide citation)

Delay times are modified in an Ethernet network device having captured the media channel by increasing the interframe spacing (IFS) between data packets. The modified IFS interval, increased by adding a delay interval to the minimum interpacket gap (IPG) interval after a first user-selectable number ...

Mohan Kalkunte, Jim Mangin: Servicing output queues dynamically according to bandwidth allocation in a frame environment. Nortel Networks, Bromberg & Sunstein, October 22, 2002: US06470016 (109 worldwide citation)

An adaptive weighted round robin scheduling apparatus and method schedules variable-length frame transmissions from a plurality of output queue having different transmission priorities by first allocating, for each queue, a number of bandwidth segments for a bandwidth cycle and a number of transmiss ...

Shiri Kadambi, Shekhar Ambe, Mohan Kalkunte: Network switch. Broadcom Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, February 1, 2005: US06850521 (93 worldwide citation)

A network switch for switching packets from a source to a destination includes a source port for receiving an incoming packet from a source, a destination port which contains a path to a destination for the packet, and a filter unit for constructing and applying a filter to selected fields of the in ...

Mohan Kalkunte, Shashank C Merchant, Jayant Kadambi: Method and apparatus for regulating data flow in networks. Advanced Micro Devices, November 30, 1999: US05995488 (91 worldwide citation)

Interpacket delay times are modified in full-duplex Ethernet network devices by calculating for each network station a delay interval based on a time to transmit a data packet at the network rate and a calculated time to transmit the data packet at a desired transmission rate. The network station wa ...

Shekhar Ambe, Mohan Kalkunte: Gigabit switch supporting improved layer 3 switching. Broadcom Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, March 7, 2006: US07009968 (83 worldwide citation)

A network switch for network communications is disclosed. The switch includes a first data port interface, supporting at least one data port transmitting and receiving data at a first data rate and a second data port interface supporting a at least one data port transmitting and receiving data at a ...

Shiri Kadambi, Mohan Kalkunte, Shekhar Ambe: Method for load balancing in a network switch. Broadcom Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, October 4, 2005: US06952401 (74 worldwide citation)

A method for load balancing in a link aggregation environment, wherein the method includes the steps of determining if a packet flow in a network switch exceeds a predetermined threshold. Then the method includes the step of determining if the packet flow is a candidate for link switching from a fir ...

Kar Wing Edward Lor, Mohan Kalkunte, Shekhar Ambe: Apparatus and method for enabling voice over IP support for a network switch. Broadcom Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, July 25, 2006: US07082133 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for switching VOIP packets in a data network, wherein the method includes the steps of receiving a first packet in a network switch and determining if the first packet is a VOIP packet. Further, method includes determining a dynamically negotiated VOIP port for a VOIP session ...

Mohan Kalkunte, Shiri Kadambi, Shekhar Ambe: Stacked network switch configuration. Broadcom Corporation, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, November 2, 2004: US06813268 (70 worldwide citation)

A method of handling packets includes inserting a stack-specific tag into a packet, then processing the packet in a stack of network switches in accordance with tag information in the stack-specific tag. The stack-specific tag is then removed from the packet.

Mohan Kalkunte, Jayant Kadambi, Jim Mangin, Shashank Merchant: Method and apparatus for prioritizing traffic in half-duplex networks. Advanced Micro Devices, December 22, 1998: US05852723 (62 worldwide citation)

Collision delay intervals are modified in Ethernet network devices transmitting priority data requiring a guaranteed latency by multiplying an integer multiple number of slot times with a fractional coefficient. A network device having priority data for transmission uses the conventional Truncated B ...