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Don Hoffman, Shree Murthy, Asad Khamisy: System and method for a quality of service in a multi-layer network element. Sun Microsystems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 25, 2000: US06094435 (164 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer network element for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports with quality of service. When output queues exceed or meet a threshold value below the queue's capacity packets are ramdomly discarded. When the queue becomes full, the network element determ ...


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Don Hoffman: System and method for a quality of service in a multi-layer network element. Sun Microsystems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 6, 2005: US06940814 (59 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer network element for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports with quality of service. When output queues exceed or meet a threshold value below the queue's capacity packets are randomly discarded. When the queue becomes full, the network element determ ...


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Hoffman Don, Murthy Shree, Khamisy Asad: A system and method for a quality of service in a multi-layer network element. Sun Microsystems, June 7, 2000: EP1005744-A1

A multi-layer network element (12) for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports (38) with quality of service. When output queues (54) exceed or meet a threshold value below the queue's capacity packets are randomly discarded. When the queue becomes full, the network ...


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Hoffman Don, Murthy Shree, Khamisy Asad: A system and method for a quality of service in a multi-layer network element. Sun Microsystems, HYMAN Eric S, January 7, 1999: WO/1999/000949

A multi-layer network element (12) for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports (38) with quality of service. When output queues (54) exceed or meet a threshold value below the queue's capacity packets are randomly discarded. When the queue becomes full, the network ...