Method and apparatus for collecting, analyzing, and presenting data in a communication network

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8438264
APP PUB NO 20060142001A1
SERIAL NO

11024540

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Methods and apparatus for monitoring a communication network are disclosed. A disclosed method of monitoring a communication network periodically collects data from a plurality of network elements within the communication network. The disclosed method analyzes the collected data in accordance with a rule that corresponds to a characteristic of performance or capacity of the plurality of network elements to form performance or capacity data representative of a user experience of the communication network. The disclosed method then presents the performance or capacity data via a web browser using a plurality of view levels and types.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV6908
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P.RENO, NV314

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Khan, Dick San Ramon, US 2 22
Martinez, Juan Carlos Danville, US 8 34
Moisan, Kevin James Castro Valley, US 5 44
Rele, Amit San Jose, US 5 49
Tisiker, Michael Westland, US 18 363

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