Method and system for communicating over a segmented virtual private network (VPN)

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8976798
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10352992

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An approach for providing secure communication services is disclosed. A secure (e.g., a Virtual Private Network (VPN)) tunnel from a source node over an access network, such as a satellite network, to a destination node, wherein the nodes are external to the network. A connection that supports a mechanism for enhancing performance of the network is established for a portion of the secure tunnel that traverses the network.

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WELLS FARGO BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS COLLATERAL AGENT2001 MAIN STREET SUITE 300 FORT WORTH TX 76102

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Border, John Poolesville, US 74 1833
Dillon, Douglas Gaithersburg, US 35 2063
Pardee, Peter Ramona, US 8 547

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