Managed switching elements used as extenders

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9112811
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13218471

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Some embodiments provide a network system that includes a first network and a second network. The first network includes several unmanaged switching elements. The second network includes several managed switching elements. The network system includes a particular managed switching element for communicating network data between the first and second networks.

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NICIRA, INC.PALO ALTO, CA238

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Amidon, Keith E Los Altos, US 22 1313
Casado, Martin Portola Valley, US 82 3732
Fazzone, Paul San Jose, US 4 272
Ingram, Paul S Menlo Park, US 8 626
Koponen, Teemu San Francisco, US 149 4594
Lambeth, W Andrew San Mateo, US 44 1365

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