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Kurt Dobbins, Phil Andlauer, Chris Oliver, Tom Parker, Andy Grimes, Bruce Nutbrown, Dan Hullette, Roger Dev, Jason Jeffords: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 16, 1996: US05485455 (383 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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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, Chris Oliver, Tom Parker, Andy Grimes, Bruce Nutbrown, Dan Hullette, Roger Dev, Jason Jeffords: Method of transmitting data packets in a packet switched communications network. Cabletron Systems, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 4, 1998: US05790546 (187 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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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 ...