SONET management and control channel improvement

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7746903
APP PUB NO 20070211761A1
SERIAL NO

11370959

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Method of using existing SONET transport overhead bytes (202) to provide additional bandwidth for increased management traffic, without the need to make use of SONET payload capacity (204). Overhead bytes that are undefined by the SONET Telecommunication Standard for certain STS-1 frames (200) of an STS-n frame (500) are used to form data channels. Using the undefined bytes, data can be communicated between a plurality of nodes (402, 404, 406) in the network.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HARRIS CORPORATIONMELBOURNE, FL2014

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Klish,, II Cypryan Theodore Melbourne, US 1 1

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Sprint Communications Company L.P. (1)
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Telsima Inc. (1)
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XENOGENIC DEVELOPMENT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
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XYLON LLC (1)
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EXTREME NETWORKS, INC. (2)
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