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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Method and system for allocating a bandwidth-limited shared resource. Cabletron Systems, December 4, 1996: EP0746175-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and a system for allocating a bandwidth-limited, shared resource among a plurality of competing devices, comprising: means (414) for dividing an available time of the resource into a plurality of time segments; means (414) for allocating the time segments among the ...


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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, November 13, 1996: EP0741937-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for establishing "virtual connections" through a packet switched data communications network, the network including a plurality of end systems and switches connected by links. Each end system has a unique physical layer address and each switch has a connection database of valid ...


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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Methods for routing dtat packets, using a spanning tree. Cabletron Systems, December 4, 1996: EP0746176-A2

The invention relates to a method and a system for allocating a bandwidth-limited, shared resource among a plurality of competing devices, comprising: means (414) for dividing an available time of the resource into a plurality of time segments; means (414) for allocating the time segments among the ...


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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, HENDRICKS Therese A, August 3, 1995: WO/1995/020850

Apparatus and method for establishing 'virtual connections' through a switched data communications network which provides higher speed, lower cost, integrated services, and manageability. Once the virtual connection is established, the switches can move connectionless data packets along the establis ...


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Fee Brendan, Oliver Chris: Networking module and method for fault-tolerant transmission of system management information. Cabletron Systems, HENDRICKS Therese A, August 3, 1995: WO/1995/020853

A fault-tolerant module (10) and method for a networking chassis provides a primary path (20) for transmission of system management information and a secondary path (26) for transmission of system management information in the event of failure of the primary path. The primary path includes a first m ...


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Dobbins Kurt, Grant Thomas A, Ruffen David J, Kane Laura, Len Theodore, Andlauer Philip, Bahi David H, Yohe Kevin, Fee Brendan, Oliver Chris, Cullerot David L, Skubisz Michael: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Cabletron Systems, HENDRICKS Therese A, May 22, 1997: WO/1997/018637

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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Dobbins Kurt, Grant Thomas A, Ruffen David J, Kane Laura, Len Theodore, Andlauer Philip, Bahi David H, Yohe Kevin, Fee Brendan, Oliver Chris, Cullerot David L, Skubisz Michael: Distributed connection-oriented services for switched communications networks. Cabletron Systems, October 28, 1998: EP0873626-A2

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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Fee Brendan, Oliver Chris: Networking module and method for fault-tolerant transmission of system management information. Cabletron Systems, November 13, 1996: EP0741939-A1

A fault-tolerant module (10) and method for a networking chassis provides a primary path (20) for transmission of system management information and a secondary path (26) for transmission of system management information in the event of failure of the primary path. The primary path includes a first m ...