US Patent No. 9,935,897

NETWORK SWITCHING DEVICE


Patent No. 9,935,897
Issue Date April 03, 2018
Title Network Switching Device
Inventorship Masayuki Shinohara, Kawasaki (JP)
Nobuhito Matsuyama, Hadano (JP)
Takayuki Muranaka, Kawasaki (JP)
Isao Kimura, Yokohama (JP)
Shinichi Akahane, Hachioji (JP)
Assignee ALAXALA NETWORKS CORPORATION, Kanagawa (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,935,897

1. A network switching device, comprising:one or more switching processing blocks, wherein each switching processing block determines a packet transfer destination based on packets, wherein the packet transfer destination includes destination-address information according to any one of operation modes with different levels of power consumption; and
one or more interface blocks configured to output the packets and destination-address information to the switching processing block in response to receipt from a network, and wherein the one or more interface blocks are further configured to send packets that transfer destination, as determined by the switching processing block, to the network according to an operation mode with predetermined power consumption without depending on the operation modes of the switching processing block.