Unicast to multicast conversion

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9019886
APP PUB NO 20140177511A1
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A method for unicast packet conversion whereby a unicast packet is received at a receiving node followed by a determination as to whether the destination address is identified in the packet. If the address is identified, then the unicast packets are converted to a multicast packet and forwarded to a connected station. If a destination network address is not identified, then the packet is forwarded to the connected station.

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RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC.SUNNYVALE, CA120

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Gram, Charles Andrew Santa Clara, US 10 414
Kish, William S Saratoga, US 63 1574

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