Abstract: A serial link communications system is provided including a first and second switch where each switch is connected to a plurality of devices providing a serial communications link channel between any of the devices connected to that switch. Also, each switch includes an interswitch connection providing a serial link communications channel between any device connected to the first switch and any device connected to the second switch.
December 18, 1990
Date of Patent:
September 1, 1992
International Business Machines Corporation