US Patent No: 7,000,014

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Monitoring a virtual private network

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20030033401

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Abstract

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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 QUEBEC45
RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLCSAN FRANCISCO, CA2232

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Desroches, Melissa L Kingston, NH 5 84
Milillo, James M Manchester, NH 5 84
Poisson, Matthew W Manchester, NH 5 84
Subbarao, Ravi Bedford, NH 1 11

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KDDI CORPORATION (1)
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NEC CORPORATION (1)
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KENDALL HOLDINGS LLC (1)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (6)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (7)
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NOVELL, INC. (1)
6,092,200 Method and apparatus for providing a virtual private network 111 1997
 
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Spherix Incorporated (1)
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PRC INC. (1)
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RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLC (2)
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* 6,075,776 VLAN control system and method 98 1997
 
VPNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
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Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

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ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (2)
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Vivint, Inc. (4)
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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
7,466,710 Managing packet voice networks using a virtual entity approach 18 2002
 
ALCATEL LUCENT (1)
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VIG ACQUISITIONS LTD., L.L.C. (2)
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* Cited By Examiner

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