Patent Number: 7,088,735

Title: Processing data packets in a multiple protocol system area network

Abstract: Processing a data packet in a multiple protocol system area network is disclosed. A paddle card comprising a first paddle card that supports a first communication protocol or a second paddle card that supports a second communication protocol is received. The communication protocol supported by the received paddle card is identified. Data packets from the received paddle card are processed according to the identified communication protocol.

Inventors: Reohr, Jr.; Richard D. (Hillsboro, OR), Pelissier; Joseph E. (Hillsboro, OR), Chamdani; Joseph I. (Santa Clara, CA)

Assignee: Sanera Systems, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/26 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018