Method and apparatus for aggregating network traffic flows

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8130767
APP PUB NO 20060285495A1
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11156071

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A method of aggregating network traffic flows for network traffic elements is described. The traffic elements are characterized by a plurality of characteristics having respective values, where a flow profile is formed by classifying each element into one of a plurality of flows dependent on its characteristic value. The method comprises the steps of obtaining an instantaneous flow profile and aggregating flows from the flow profile having a common value for a characteristic.

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CISCO TECHNOLOGY INC170 WEST TASMAN DRIVE SAN JOSE CA 95134-1706

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Aitken, Paul West Linton, GB 7 121
Atkins, Paul Edinburgh, GB 7 92
Hannah, Mark Glasgow, GB 12 121
Johnson, Andrew Scottish Borders, GB 110 738
Lightbody, Katriona Midlothian, GB 2 32
Taylor, George Macrae Edinburgh, GB 2 32

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