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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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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, James A Jordan, Edward A Kersey, William M LeBlanc, Jacob Mark McGuire, Louis F Menditto, Chris O&apos Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang: Network address translation using a forwarding agent. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, November 18, 2003: US06650641 (189 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for specifying network address translation for a set of packets. A first set of instructions is sent to a forwarding agent specifying criteria for designated packets that are designated to undergo network address translation. A matching packet is received from the f ...


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Barron Housel, Tzu Ming Tsang: Methods and apparatus for routing a content request. Cisco Technology, BainwoodHuang, January 1, 2008: US07315541 (178 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques provide a method for routing a packet that includes a content request and an Internet Protocol address and port number that identify a source transmitting the packet. The method relates to selecting a routing policy to forward the packet, based upon at least a portion of co ...


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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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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, James A Jordan, Edward A Kersey, William M LeBlanc, Louis F Menditto, Chris O&apos Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang, Bruce F Wong: Backup service managers for providing reliable network services in a distributed environment. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, February 3, 2004: US06687222 (136 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for providing a network service. A first criteria specifying a first set of flows from a first service manager is received at a forwarding agent. The first criteria specifies an expiration time interval. The first criteria is stored on the forwarding agent. A second ...


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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, James A Jordan, Edward A Kersey, Louis F Menditto, Chris O&apos Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang: Sending instructions from a service manager to forwarding agents on a need to know basis. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, April 15, 2003: US06549516 (128 worldwide citation)

A system and method are described for providing instructions for forwarding packets. The method includes broadcasting a general instruction specifying a plurality of flows to a plurality of forwarding agents and receiving at a service manager a first message responsive to the general instruction ind ...


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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, James A Jordan, Edward A Kersey, William M LeBlanc, Louis F Menditto, Chris O&apos Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang: Handling packet fragments in a distributed network service environment. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, May 25, 2004: US06742045 (126 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing a network service is described. A fragment criteria is sent from a service manager to a forwarding agent that instructs the forwarding agent how to determine whether a received packet fragment at the forwarding agent matches the fragment criteria. A matching packet ...


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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, James A Jordan, Edward A Kersey, William M LeBlanc, Jacob Mark McGuire, Louis F Menditto, Chris O&apos Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang, Bruce F Wong: Proxying and unproxying a connection using a forwarding agent. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, August 10, 2004: US06775692 (97 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for controlling access to a server. Instructions are sent to a forwarding agent that instruct the forwarding agent to forward packets to a service manager from clients attempting to establish a client connection to the server. A client connection is established with ...


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Mark Albert, Richard A Howes, Edward A Kersey, Louis F Menditto, Chris O Rourke, Pranav Kumar Tiwari, Tzu Ming Tsang: Load balancing using distributed forwarding agents with application based feedback for different virtual machines. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, November 29, 2005: US06970913 (82 worldwide citation)

A system and method are described for selecting a server to handle a connection. The method includes receiving at a service manager a connection request intercepted by a network device having a forwarding agent that is operative to receive instructions from a service manager, the connection request ...