Hierarchical shaping of network traffic

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9031079
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10912041

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Stacked (i.e., hierarchically arranged) rate wheels schedule traffic flows in a network. A first rate wheel operates to efficiently schedule traffic flows in which traffic shaping parameters may be applied to individual traffic flows. A second rate wheel schedules group of the traffic flows in which traffic shaping parameters may be applied at the group level. In the context of an ATM network, the first rate wheel may operate at the virtual circuit level and the second rate wheel may operate at the virtual path level.

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JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.SUNNYVALE, CA2495

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Frink, Craig R Chelmsford, US 26 404

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JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. (1)
9363186 Hierarchical shaping of network traffic 0 2015
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