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Performance Improvement for Open Systems Interconnection Protocol Over High-Speed Networks

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037135D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Salmony, M [+details]

Abstract

Significantly faster communication between computers in open networks is obtained by low-cost enhancement of the open systems interconnection (OSI) transport layer. The improvement is particularly marked over new high-speed sequence-preserving networks, such as FDDIs (fiber distributed data interfaces), B-ISDNs (broadband integrated services digital networks) or DQDBs (distributed queue dual buses). The enhancement preserves the interaction of computers using only conventional standard OSI.