Patent Number: 6,426,943

Title: Application-level data communication switching system and process forautomatic detection of and quality of service adjustment for bulk datatransfers

Abstract: In a data communication switch, process and apparatus for tracking thenumber of data bytes associated with data flow that is part of a sessionand automatically lowering the priority given to the transmission of theremainder of a flow once a certain threshold has been reached thatindicates that the flow is part of a bulk e-mail or other bulk filetransfer.

Inventors: Spinney; Barry A. (Wayland, MA), Narayanaswamy; Krishna (Acton, MA)

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International Classification: H04L 12/56 (20060101); H04L 12/46 (20060101); H04L 12/24 (20060101); G01R 031/08 (); G06F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/30/2014