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4,625,306
Data signal switching systems.
Filed: Nov. 30, 1984. Issued: Nov. 25, 1986.
Also GB 2,151,880 B issued: Dec. 16, 1983 (UK).
4,965,788
Self-routing switch element for an asynchronous time switch.
Filed: Oct. 14, 1988. Issued: Oct. 23, 1990.
Also GB 2,211,697 B issued: Jan. 2, 1992 (UK).
GB 2,238,934 B
Copy fabric for a multicast fast packet switch.
Filed: Dec. 6, 1989. Issued: Dec. 22, 1993 (UK).
5,222,085
Self-routing switching element and fast packet switch.
Filed: Oct. 22, 1990, Issued: Jun. 22, 1993.
5,367,518
Self-routing switching element and fast packet switch.
Filed: Aug. 14, 1992. Issued: Nov. 22, 1994.
5,396,491
Self-routing switching element and fast packet switch.
Filed: Oct. 14, 1992. Issued: Mar. 7 , 1995.
5,245,603
High-speed determining unit for prioritizing and arbitrating among competing input signals.
Filed: Jun. 10, 1991. Issued: Sep. 14, 1993.
5,379,297
Concurrent multi-channel segmentation and reassembly processors for asynchronous transfer mode.
Filed: Apr. 9, 1992. Issued: Jan. 3 , 1995.
5,444,702
Virtual network using asynchronous transfer mode.
Filed: Sep. 14, 1992. Issued: Aug. 22, 1995.
5,457,687
Method and apparatus for backward explicit congestion notification (BECN) in an ATM network.
Filed: Sep. 2, 1993. Issued: Oct. 10, 1995.
5,633,869
Virtual network using asynchronous transfer mode.
Filed: May 25, 1995. Issued: May 27, 1997.
5,852,601
Method and apparatus for reactive congestion control in an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network.
Filed: Jun. 9, 1997. Issued: Dec. 22, 1998.
5,892,924
Method and apparatus for dynamically shifting between routing and switching packets in a transmission network.
Filed: Jan. 31, 1996. Issued: Apr. 6, 1999.
5,920,705
Method and apparatus for dynamically shifting between routing and switching packets in a transmission network.
Filed: Jan. 30, 1997. Issued: Jly. 6, 1999.
6,948,003
Enabling a service provider to provide intranet services.
Filed: Mar. 15, 2000. Issued: Sep. 20, 2005.
7,773,519
Method and system to manage network traffic congestion.
Filed: Jan. 10, 2008. Issued: Aug. 10, 2010.
8,325,602
Method and system to manage network traffic congestion in networks with link layer flow control.
Filed: Dec. 17, 2009. Issued: Dec. 4, 2012.
8,477,615
Method and system to manage network traffic congestion.
Filed: Aug. 5, 2010. Issued: Jly. 2, 2013.
9,100,313
Shared egress buffer in a multi-stage switch.
Filed: Dec. 10, 2012. Issued: Aug. 4, 2015.
9,106,574
Supporting quality of service differentiation using a single shared buffer.
Filed: Dec. 27, 2012. Issued: Aug. 11, 2015.
9,705,808
Flow aware buffer management for data center switches.
Filed: Mar. 21, 2014. Issued: Jly. 11, 2017.