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David Bianchi, Giovanni Tandi, Gilberto Loprieno: Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection scheme. Cisco Technology, March 1, 2011: US07898944 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for communicating protection switch information from a first network element to a second network element ac ...


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David Bianchi, Giovanni Tandi, Gilberto Loprieno: Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection scheme. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, August 14, 2012: US08243619

Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for communicating protection switch information from a first network element to a second network element ac ...


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David Bianchi, Giovanni Tandi, Gilberto Loprieno: Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection scheme. Aka Chan Cisco, June 14, 2007: US20070133397-A1

Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for communicating protection switch information from a first network element to a second network element ac ...


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David Bianchi, Giovanni Tandi, Gilberto Loprieno: Smart Mechanism for Multi-Client Bidirectional Optical Channel Protection Scheme. Cisco Technology, May 26, 2011: US20110122766-A1

Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for communicating protection switch information from a first network element to a second network element ac ...