Apparatus and method for assigning virtual LANs to a switched network

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PATENT NO 6061334
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08779143

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This invention discloses an apparatus for managing a switched routed network including a network configuration learning unit operative to learn a configuration of the switched routed network, a VLAN assignment unit for generating a division of the network into virtual LANs (VLANs) based on the learned configuration of the network; and a change manager operative to detect a change in the configuration of the network and to modify the division of the network into VLANs. A method for generating a division of a switched routed network into virtual LANs based on a learned configuration of the network is also disclosed.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AVAYA INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ2821
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES NETWORKS LTD.BASKING RIDGE, NJ8

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Berlovitch, Albert Rishon le Zion, IL 6 353
Shoua, Menachem Ramat Gan, IL 1 64
Shurman, Michael Jerusalem, IL 8 187

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