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A network system includes a plurality of sub-network planes and global switches. The sub-network planes have a same network topology as each other. Each of the sub-network planes includes edge switches. Each of the edge switches has N ports. Each of the global switches is configured to connect a group of edge switches at a same location in the sub-network planes. In each of the sub-network planes, some of the N ports of each of the edge switches are connected to end nodes, and others of the N ports are connected to other edge switches in the same sub-network plane, other of the N ports are connected to at least one of the global switches.
Chen, Dong (Scarsdale, NY), Heidelberger, Philip (Cortlandt Manor, NY)
15/ 007,642
January 27, 2016
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. 7078416 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.