US Patent No: 7,580,370

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Method and structure for autoconfiguration of network destinations

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A method (and structure) for determining an optimal routing of data packets to subnet addresses in a network including a plurality of routers interrelated by a defined neighborhood relationship, includes, responsive to learning of a presence of a subnet, determining a distance between the subnet and each router.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY75732

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boivie, Richard H Monroe, CT 34 755
Feldman, Nancy K New City, NY 7 47

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