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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and system for directing a flow between a client and a server. Arrowpoint Communications, Fish & Richardson P C, December 21, 1999: US06006264 (767 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Technology, Chapin & Huang, Barry W Chapin Esq, March 1, 2005: US06862624 (67 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Raj Krishnan Nair: Methods and apparatus for directing a resource request. Cisco Technology, BainwoodHuang, January 30, 2007: US07171471 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to techniques for receiving the resource request in which the resource request contains a set of resource preference properties and in which the set of resource preference properties has a resource preference property. The data communications device compares the set of reso ...


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Douglas H Hunt, Raj Krishnan Nair: Method for flow controlling ATM traffic. Fujitsu Network Communications, Fujitsu, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, June 19, 2001: US06249819 (27 worldwide citation)

Permission based flow control is implemented in a computer network having at least a downstream, intermediate and upstream network device by receiving credits at the intermediate network device from the downstream network device and granting credits from the intermediate network device to the upstre ...


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Douglas H Hunt, Raj Krishnan Nair, Andrew G Malis: Method and apparatus for enabling flow control over multiple networks having disparate flow control capability. Fujitsu Network Communications, Fujitsu, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, November 21, 2000: US06151300 (25 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for extending lower-layer flow control end-to-end, transparent to network host systems, between network hosts attached to legacy networks without requiring any changes to the host networks or hosts themselves. In a first embodiment, a source host and a destination host, each res ...


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Douglas H Hunt, Raj Krishnan Nair: Transmitter controlled flow control for buffer allocation in wide area ATM networks. Fujitsu Network Communications, Fujitsu, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, April 27, 1999: US05898671 (20 worldwide citation)

A flow control technique for wide area ATM networks is disclosed in which allocation of buffers in a receiver switch is controlled by a transmitter switch. The receiver switch periodically transmits feedback messages to the transmitter switch indicatative of the state of fullness of the receiver swi ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, August 14, 2007: US07257634 (18 worldwide citation)

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...


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Douglas H Hunt, Raj Krishnan Nair: Reliable and flexible multicast mechanism for ATM networks. Fujitsu Network Communications, Fujitsu, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, November 23, 1999: US05991298 (14 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for facilitating multicast operation in a network in which a data unit is multicast from a root node to a plurality of leaves via a plurality of branching point nodes in response to feedback processed at each branching point node. At least one cell forwarding technique is selec ...


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Douglas H Hunt, Raj Krishnan Nair, Andrew G Malis: Method and apparatus for enabling flow control over multiple networks having disparate flow control capability. Fujitsu Network Communications, han hong, July 28, 1999: CN97195544

The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for extending lower-layer flow control end-to-end, transparent to network host systems, between network hosts attached to legacy networks without requiring any changes to the host networks or hosts themselves. In a first embodiment, a source h ...


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Steven Colby, John J Krawczyk, Raj Krishnan Nair, Katherine Royce, Kenneth P Siegel, Richard C Stevens, Scott Wasson: Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and server attributes. Cisco Systems, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, February 26, 2004: US20040039820-A1

A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The best-fit server is chosen based on the type of content requested, the quality of service requirements implied by the content request, the degree o ...