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Stuart B Berman: Methods and apparatus for fiber channel interconnection of private loop devices. Vixel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, September 12, 2000: US06118776 (174 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for Fiber Channel interconnection is provided between a plurality of private loop devices through a Fiber Channel private loop device interconnect system. In the preferred embodiments, the Fiber Channel private loop device interconnect system is a fabric or an intelligent bridg ...


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Milan J Vrenjak: Network management system with event rule handling. Racal Data Communications, Jerry A Miller, November 5, 1991: US05063523 (170 worldwide citation)

A data communication network management system allows a user to establish rules which are pattern matched to attributes of incoming events, such as alarms, from network objects. When a match is found, the network management system retrieves a user prepared command SCRIPT file and substitutes attribu ...


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Vogley Wilbur C: Communication bus system between processors and memory modules. Texas Instruments, June 24, 1998: EP0849685-A2 (162 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) is provided for address and data distribution to memory modules (20) . The apparatus (10) includes a controller (12) for controlling memory modules that comprises an optical transmitter (14) and a receiver (24). An optical cable (16) having a plurality of optical fibers (18) is con ...


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James E Long, Joseph M Gang Jr, Charles J Bedard, Randall B Baird, David A Edwards: Video application server. Starlight Networks, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein et al, August 27, 1996: US05550982 (155 worldwide citation)

A local area network for supporting video applications comprises a transmission medium, one or more data file servers connected to the transmission medium for supporting data applications in the local area network, a dedicated video server for supporting video applications in the local area network ...


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Karl Heinz Kaiser, Herbert Lohner, Hans Joerg Mathony, Jan Unruh, Uwe Zurmuehl, Udo Brunke, Juergen Glasser, Olaf Linne: Method & apparatus for data exchange in data processing installations. Robert Bosch, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, September 5, 1995: US05448561 (155 worldwide citation)

An improved method for exchange of data in data processing installations, especially Controller Areas Networks (CAN), permits acknowledged and segmented transmission of data strings, of arbitrarily long length, between at least two stations in the network or other data processing installation. The m ...


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Bryant David Michael, Corbeil Ryn Christopher, Malcolm Michael Alexander, Rogers Lawrence Douglas, Thompson Donald Reid: Expandable and contractible local area network system.. Burroughs, March 23, 1983: EP0074865-A2 (153 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to a system and method for the synchronization of variable-length messages being transmitted between stations of a local area contention network where the messages are made up of a variable number of fixed-length packets. This sytem is adapted for automatic address assignment ...


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Michael Cruse, Douglas G Hibberd: Facility environmental control system. Ice Miller Donadio & Ryan, December 3, 1996: US05581478 (146 worldwide citation)

A facility environmental control ("FEC") system is disclosed that communicates using an open network management protocol such as the simple network management protocol ("SNMP"). The FEC system includes a first plurality of FEC devices operable to obtain data concerning the environment of a facility ...


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Mark C Johnson, Donald J Lang, Sudha Sarma, Forrest L Wade, Adalberto G Yanes: Memory controller for reading data from synchronous RAM. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, November 19, 1996: US05577236 (146 worldwide citation)

A memory controller reads data from a memory bank of synchronous RAM during a small and variable data valid window, by compensating for delays in receiving the data caused by memory loading, chip and card manufacturing process variations, and the like. The memory controller includes a system clock d ...


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Francis B Heile, Brent A Fairbanks: Work group computing for electronic design automation. Altera Corporation, Beyer & Weaver, November 9, 1999: US05983277 (143 worldwide citation)

A work group computing system for facilitating programmable logic device design among multiple engineers has a global work space including design project source files, a compilation basis, a compilation report text file, a binary assignments database and a user-readable assignments text file. Any nu ...


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Binh Q Nguyen, Richard J Redpath, Sandeep Kishan Singhal: Method and system for a remote notification service for a multi-user server architecture. International Business Machines, A Bruce Clay, July 6, 1999: US05920692 (143 worldwide citation)

An optimized design for a multi-user server architecture for disseminating a variety of real-time application data, such as audio, video, text and motion, while supporting general purpose tools. A general server system without an imposed GUI enables the end purchaser to customize the user interface ...