Patent Number: 8,792,514

Title: Packet switching system and method

Abstract: A packet switching system includes a plurality of switch fabrics connected in cascade and a plurality of buffers respectively connected to the plurality of switch fabrics. In the event of packet competition, the plurality of switch fabrics buffer the competing packets to the corresponding buffers through buffer connection ports, and forward the competing packets in excess of the number of buffer connection ports to an adjacent switch fabric through switch connection ports.

Inventors: Rhee; June Koo (Daejeon, KR), Lee; Chan-Kyun (Daejeon, KR)

Assignee: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

International Classification: H04L 12/70 (20130101); H04J 14/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018