Increasing reliable data throughput in a wireless network

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9794758
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14979018

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Systems and methods for improving data transmission rates in communication networks are disclosed. In an 802.11 wireless communication network, where a source node of the wireless network transmits TCP data to a destination node of the wireless network, the destination node does not transmit TCP acknowledgments (ACKs) for the TCP data if 802.11 ACKs indicate that the destination node received the TCP data. If a source outside the wireless network transmits TCP data to the destination node within the wireless network through an intermediate device, such as an access point, the destination node suppresses transmitting TCP ACKs. The intermediate device transmits TCP ACKs as proxy for the destination node to the source. The intermediate device also suppresses TCP ACKs where a source node within the wireless network sends the TCP data to a destination node outside of the wireless network.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC.SUNNYVALE, CA120

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chanak, John Saratoga, US 23 713
Kish, William S Saratoga, US 65 1662

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