Patent Number: 7,085,279

Title: Method and apparatus for carrying telephony network traffic over an ATM network

Abstract: A method that sends ATM source identification and an ATM-TDM correlation tag from an ATM source gateway to a telephony signaling control network; and then receives at an ATM destination gateway the ATM source identification and the ATM-TDM correlation tag as sent from the telephony signaling control network; and then sends the ATM-TDM correlation tag from the ATM destination gateway to the ATM source gateway to establish a connection between the ATM destination gateway and the ATM source gateway.

Inventors: Kumar; Rajesh (Fremont, CA), Karia; Snehal (Fremont, CA)

Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018