Systems and methods for processing data flows

  • US 9,525,696 B2
  • Filed: 03/09/2012
  • Issued: 12/20/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A flow processing facility for implementing a security policy, comprising:

  • a plurality of application processing hardware modules, each configured with an application for processing data packets;

    a subscriber profile for identifying data packets associated with the subscriber profile in a stream of data packets; and

    a network processing module for identifying one or more of the plurality of application processing modules for processing the identified data packets based on an association of the application configured on each application processing module with the subscriber profile and for transmitting the identified data packets in at least one of series and parallel to the identified application processing modules based on the security policy.

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