Systems and methods for tracking the reliability of communications networks

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8549133
APP PUB NO 20030172153A1
SERIAL NO

10096024

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A system for monitoring the reliability of a network includes a network management system that gathers information relating to modules, nodes and paths in the network. The information includes the configuration, history and status of the modules and paths, and the failure states of the paths and the modules responsible for any failed paths. Based on the information, a reliability monitoring tool produces output that includes the condition of network paths and the actual reliability of one or more paths. Embodiments of the invention include storage arrangements that store the module and path information, in which case the output may include time-based reliability of network paths. The output may be available via the Internet. Methods of monitoring the reliability of a network are also provided.

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QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC.DENVER, CO612
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC (PATER PROSECUTION)DENVER, CO1

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Vaver, Jon G Lafayette, US 2 21

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