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Peram Marimuthu: Dynamic reconfiguration of network devices virtual LANs using the root identifiers and root ports determined by a spanning tree procedure. Compaq Computer Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, March 2, 1999: US05878232 (169 worldwide citation)

A system and method of configuring VLANs of a multiple port bridging device by merging potentially conflicting VLANs. One or more VLANs are first defined by the user, and equivalent and subset VLANs are merged. The spanning tree procedure is then performed to determine a root identifier and a root p ...


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Priyank Ramesh Warkhede, William N Eatherton, Shyamsundar N Maniyar, Peram Marimuthu: Method and apparatus for allocating and using range identifiers as input values to content-addressable memories. Cisco Technology, The Law Office of Kirk D Williams, August 10, 2004: US06775737 (58 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for allocating and using range identifiers as input values to associative memories, especially binary content-addressable memories (CAMs) and ternary content-addressable memories (TCAMs). In one implementation, each of multiple non-overlapping intervals are identi ...


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Peram Marimuthu, Priyank Ramesh Warkhede: Reverse path forwarding protection of packets using automated population of access control lists based on a forwarding information base. Cisco Technology, The Law Office of Kirk D Williams, March 25, 2008: US07349382 (30 worldwide citation)

Reverse path forwarding protection of packets is provided using automated population of access control lists based on a forwarding information base. One implementation identifies a lookup value by extracting one or more values including a source address from a packet. An access control list lookup o ...


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Abhijit Patra, Milton Xu, Peram Marimuthu, Jeffrey Wang: VC sharing for multicast in a computer network. Cisco Technology, Cesari and McKenna, June 20, 2006: US07065079 (17 worldwide citation)

Only one point to multipoint virtual circuit (p2mp VC) is used within a router to handle all of the sources for a particular multicast group when other particulars of the multicast group are identical within that router. The router receiving a multicast packet for a particular multicast group identi ...


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Ganesh Sadasivan, Rengabashyam Srinivas, William N Eatherton, Xiaoxue Ma, Peram Marimuthu: Methods and apparatus for defining flow types and instances thereof such as for identifying packets corresponding to instances of the flow types. Cisco Technology, The Law Office of Kirk D Williams, February 24, 2009: US07496035 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for defining flow types and instances thereof such as for identifying packets corresponding to instances of the flow types. A flow type is defined and includes a set of properties including at least one of the possible properties selectable when defining a flow ty ...


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Peram Marimuthu, Priyank Ramesh Warkhede: Reverse path forwarding protection of packets using automated population of access control lists based on a forwarding information base. Cisco Technology A California Corporation, The Law Office Of Kirk D Williams, January 27, 2005: US20050021752-A1

Reverse path forwarding protection of packets is provided using automated population of access control lists based on a forwarding information base. One implementation identifies a lookup value by extracting one or more values including a source address from a packet. An access control list lookup o ...