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Stephen R Haddock, Justin N Chueh, Shehzad T Merchant, Andrew H Smith, Michael Yip: Policy based quality of service. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 15, 2000: US06104700 (538 worldwide citation)


A flexible, policy-based, mechanism for managing, monitoring, and prioritizing traffic within a network and allocating bandwidth to achieve true quality of service (QoS) is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided for managing bandwidth allocation in a network ...


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Stephen R Haddock, Justin N Chueh, Shehzad T Merchant, Andrew H Smith, Michael Yip: Policy based quality of service. Extreme Networks, Blackely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 13, 2004: US06678248 (173 worldwide citation)


A flexible, policy-based, mechanism for managing, monitoring, and prioritizing traffic within a network and allocating bandwidth to achieve true quality of service (QoS) is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided for managing bandwidth allocation in a network ...


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Jean Walrand, Ayman Fawaz, Rajarshi Gupta: Provisional IP-aware virtual paths over networks. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 16, 2006: US07046665 (133 worldwide citation)


In accordance with the invention, a system and method for providing QoS to packets formatted in accordance with one protocol (e.g., IP or Ethernet) carried over networks that are originally designed to be used with another protocol (e.g., ATM, WDM, or TDM). In one embodiment of the invention, such a ...


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Hui Zhang, Erik de la Iglesia, Miguel Gomez, Liang Liu, Rick K Lowe, Mark Aaron Wallace, Wei Wang: Method of and system for allocating resources to resource requests. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 22, 2008: US07321926 (129 worldwide citation)


A system and method of allocating a resource to a service request. Servers are virtually assigned through a hierarchy including groups of servers and super groups of the groups of servers. Each service request type is associated with a service index that determines both a super group and a load bala ...


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Rana Dayal, Donald B Grosser, Michael D Mroz, Daniel L Schweitzer: Methods and systems for hitless switch management module failover and upgrade. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, January 27, 2009: US07483370 (124 worldwide citation)


Methods and systems for hitless switch management module failover and upgrade are disclosed. According to one method, a master switch management module participates in network protocols and performs packet forwarding operations. The master switch management module distributes protocol state and pack ...


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Shehzad T Merchant, Manish M Rathi, Victor C Lin, Vipin K Jain, Jia Ru Li, Amit K Maitra, Matthew R Peters, Derek H Pitcher, Balaji Srinivasan: Unified, configurable, adaptive, network architecture. Extreme Networks, Howrey, December 18, 2007: US07310664 (121 worldwide citation)


A network switch having a unified, adaptive management paradigm for wireless network devices is disclosed. The switch includes configurable ports for connecting devices. A software application running on the switch allows a network administrator to selectively configure each port to support either a ...


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Michael Yip, Sunil P Shah, Michelle M Ragonese: Ethernet automatic protection switching. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 20, 2004: US06766482 (119 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus is provided for automatic protection switching in a ring network by creating a protection domain having a control vlan and protected data vlans and designating a master node and transit nodes connected by a primary port and a secondary port. The master node blocks the secondar ...


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Jean Walrand, Rajarshi Gupta, Ayman Fawaz: Provisioning networks for reliable quality of service. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 23, 2004: US06711125 (95 worldwide citation)


A system and method in accordance with the invention provides efficient allocation of network resources to network virtual connections while providing reliable and guaranteed quality of service. Such a system is generally used in a network that includes a plurality of nodes and a plurality of links ...


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Manish Rathi, Tim Aiken: Method and apparatus for management of configuration in a network. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 16, 2005: US06930985 (93 worldwide citation)


A method for configuring and managing network elements comprising receiving a request at a network element to monitor at least one object on the network element; logging information by the network element in response to a change in value of the object; transmitting an indication from the network ele ...


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Stephen R Haddock, Justin N Chueh, Shehzad T Merchant, Andrew H Smith, Michael Yip: Policy based quality of service. Extreme Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 22, 2005: US06859438 (89 worldwide citation)


A flexible, policy-based, mechanism for managing, monitoring, and prioritizing traffic within a network and allocating bandwidth to achieve true quality of service (QoS) is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided for managing bandwidth allocation in a network ...



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