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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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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, November 13, 1996: EP0741937-A1 (1 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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Dobbins Kurt, Andlauer Phil, Oliver Chris, Parker Tom, Grimes Andy, Nutbrown Bruce, Hullette Dan, Matthews Wallace, Dev Roger, Jeffords Jason: Network having secure fast packet switching and guaranteed quality of service. Cabletron Systems, HENDRICKS Therese A, August 3, 1995: WO/1995/020850

Apparatus and method for establishing 'virtual connections' through a switched data communications network which provides higher speed, lower cost, integrated services, and manageability. Once the virtual connection is established, the switches can move connectionless data packets along the establis ...