Patent Number: 7,535,923

Title: Apparatus and method for low cost, multi-port protocol analysis and monitoring

Abstract: A multiport concentrator concentrates network data from different links in a network and carried on a plurality of lower speed lines into a stream of data carried on a higher speed line. A measurement system determines network statistics from the stream of data carried by the higher speed line.

Inventors: Ward; Robert Geoffrey (Colorado Springs, CO)

Assignee: Agilent Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: H04J 3/16 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101); H04J 3/00 (20060101); H04L 12/50 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-19 0:00:00