Monitoring a virtual private network

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7000014
APP PUB NO 20030033401A1
SERIAL NO

09285550

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Managing a virtual private network includes receiving information describing at least one virtual private network attribute from multiple computers providing at least one virtual private network function, preparing a report by organizing the received information into a table that lists each of the multiple computers and the corresponding virtual private network attribute received from each of the multiple computers, and displaying the prepared report to a user.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
NORTEL NETWORKS CORPORATIONMONTREAL QUEBEC40
RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLCSAN FRANCISCO, CA1866

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Desroches, Melissa L Kingston, NH 5 140
Milillo, James M Manchester, NH 5 140
Poisson, Matthew W Manchester, NH 5 140
Subbarao, Ravi Bedford, NH 1 41

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