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Louis F Menditto, Barron C Housel, Tzu Ming Tsang, Mauro Zallocco, Gaurang K Shah, Jan Vilhuber, Anurag Bhargava, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Scott W Brim: System and method for processing a request for information in a network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, December 27, 2005: US06981029 (252 worldwide citation)

An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a router for receiving a request for information from the client terminal. The request includes a domain name and additional content. The router ...


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Louis F Menditto, Barron C Housel, Tzu Ming Tsang, Mauro Zallocco, Gaurang K Shah, Jan Vilhuber, Anurag Bhargava, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Scott W Brim: System and method for processing a request for information in a network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, March 10, 2009: US07502836 (207 worldwide citation)

An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a router for receiving a request for information from the client terminal. The request includes a domain name and additional content. The router ...


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Louis F Menditto, Barron C Housel, Tzu Ming Tsang, Mauro Zallocco, Gaurang K Shah, Jan Vilhuber, Anurag Bhargava, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Scott W Brim: System and method for qualifying requests in a network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, November 22, 2005: US06968389 (148 worldwide citation)

An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a router for receiving a domain name server query from an originator associated with a request for information. The router including a database ...


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Robert M Batz, Mark Albert, Louis F Menditto, Laurent H Andriantsiferana, Pranav K Tiwari: System and method for managing network access for an end user. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, June 7, 2011: US07958238 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for managing network access is provided that includes receiving a signal indicating a change in a network parameter, the change reflecting that an end user associated with a communication session has changed from using a first network node to a second network node. Each of the network nodes ...


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Chris O Rourke, Gaurang K Shah, Louis F Menditto, Mark Albert, Michael S Sutton, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Richard Gray, Sean W Hull, Tzu Ming Tsang: Method for protecting a firewall load balancer from a denial of service attack. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, October 31, 2006: US07131140 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for protecting firewall load balancers from a denial of service attack is provided. Packets are received by the firewall load balancer. Each packet has a source and a destination. The firewall load balancer is equipped with a connection database that can contain entries about the packets. U ...


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Gaurang K Shah, Chris O Rourke, Pranav K Tiwari, Mark Albert, Ethan M Young, Barron C Housel: System and method for maintaining seamless session operation. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, October 2, 2007: US07277945 (16 worldwide citation)

A network (10) includes a load balancer (18) that passes traffic between a client (14) and a gateway (20). For initial messages from a client (14), the load balancer (18) selects an appropriate gateway (20) for message processing. A session is then established between the client (14) and the appropr ...


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Gaurang K Shah, Chris O Rourke, Pranav K Tiwari: Apparatus and method for re-directing a client session. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, August 21, 2007: US07260644 (11 worldwide citation)

A load balancer in a wireless access protocol network receives a request from a client terminal. The load balancer selects one of a plurality of gateways to process the request. The load balancer sends a re-direct message to the client terminal that includes information identifying the selected gate ...


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Mark Albert, Robert M Batz, Barron C Housel, Wayne R Roiger, Chris O Rourke, Richard M Pruss, Pranav K Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang: System, device, and method for communicating user identification information over a communications network. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, June 26, 2007: US07237025 (4 worldwide citation)

A network includes a service selection gateway that receives information from a network user having a network locator address in order to establish a communications session and an identity of the network user. A client service gateway can receive a request from the network user upon establishment of ...


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Chris O Rourke, Gaurang K Shah, Louis F Menditto, Mark Albert, Michael S Sutton, Pranav K Tiwari, Robert M Batz, Richard Gray, Sean W Hull, Tzu Ming Tsang: Method for protecting a firewall load balancer from a denial of service attack. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, August 3, 2010: US07770215 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for protecting firewall load balancers from a denial of service attack is provided. Packets are received by the firewall load balancer. Each packet has a source and a destination. The firewall load balancer is equipped with a connection database that can contain entries about the packets. U ...


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Mark Albert, Robert M Batz, Richard L Gray, Louis F Menditto, Michael S Sutton, Tzu Ming Tsang, Pranav K Tiwari: System and method for managing access for an end user in a network environment. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts, February 24, 2005: US20050044138-A1

An apparatus for managing network access is provided that includes a billing system element operable to receive one or more packets of a communication flow and to communicate with a price server. The price server is operable to receive a query from the billing system element associated with a pricin ...