US Patent No: 7,000,014

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Monitoring a virtual private network

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20030033401

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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 QUEBEC111
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LPRICHARDSON, TX1316

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Desroches, Melissa L Kingston, NH 8 89
Milillo, James M Manchester, NH 8 90
Poisson, Matthew W Manchester, NH 8 89
Subbarao, Ravi Bedford, NH 2 19

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ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (2)
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ALCATEL LUCENT (1)
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