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Localizing a mobile data path in a radio access network under control of a
mobile packet core in a network...
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes establishing a control channel between a first entity associated with an access network and a second...
Network-enabled light fixture for locating movable object
In one embodiment, a method comprises a wireless detector in a lighting element detecting a movable object within a prescribed detection zone of the wireless...
Optimizing a neighbor list of access points
In an example embodiment, a neighbor radio/access point (AP) list is obtained. The neighbor AP list is optimized for a client that is associated with a current...
Wireless roaming and authentication
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a Wi-Fi authentication request from a mobile device at a wireless controller, the request including a network...
Handling redirect calls
In a particular embodiment, a network device receives, from a first device, a first call request for a second device. The network device may then send the first...
Service insertion architecture
In one embodiment, an apparatus can include a service broker configured to: (i) register a service classifier, and to provide context information to the service...
Local reroute protection for multicast multiprotocol label switching
In one embodiment, a merge process can determine a primary tree among nodes in a communication network, determine a backup tree for a protected segment of the...
Rich media status and feedback for devices and infrastructure components
using in path signaling
A STUN message is received at a router device in a network from a client device in the network along a network path. The STUN message is evaluated for...
Changing group member reachability information
In an embodiment, a method comprises obtaining a second network address at a computer node, which has been already associated with a first network address and...
System and method for optimizing within subnet communication in a network
A method for optimizing within subnet communication in a network environment is provided and includes receiving, at a Top-Of-Rack (ToR) switch, an advertisement...
System and method for routing using path identifiers
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first packet sent by a first node. The packet includes a first Layer 3 source address, a first Layer 3...
Breaking loops in overlay networks using an IP transport header
In one embodiment, a device receives a payload encapsulated in an Internet Protocol (IP) transport header having a time-to-live (TTL) value, and decapsulates...
Trigger message routing according to a service class
In one embodiment, a machine type communication (MTC) device can receive registration associated with a new device upon the new device registration for a...
Remote monitoring and controlling of network utilization
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing instructions which, when executed by processors, cause the processors to perform: at a management...
Advertising layer 0 network topology information to a layer 3 network
In one embodiment, techniques are provided to generate a Border Gateway Protocol-Link State (BGP-LS) advertisement message comprising information configured to...
Graceful handling of critical traffic blackholing faults
In one embodiment, a network device may detect a data plane critical fault condition, while a corresponding control plane is not experiencing a critical fault...
Hierarchical schema to provide an aggregated view of device capabilities
in a network
In one embodiment, an aggregation device within a computer network domain receives one or more capability messages from one or more devices in the computer...
System and method for provisioning connections as a distributed digital
cross-connect over a packet network
A method includes receiving a request to provision a path associated with at least a portion of a packet network and determining whether a router is associated...
Dynamically optimized many tree multicast networks
In one embodiment, an example method is provided and includes sending link data from a node to a control entity; querying the control entity for a Many Tree...
Precision timing in a data over cable service interface specification
An accurate non-Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (non-DOCSIS) clock signal is generated at the downstream output of a DOCSIS network. In one...
Copy protection from capture devices for photos and videos
Embodiments provide techniques for providing copy protection from capturing a displayed image using one or more camera devices. Embodiments generate a plurality...
Power over Ethernet parameter storage
Presented herein are techniques for storing parameter values determined by a power sourcing equipment (PSE) device during a Power over Ethernet (PoE) detection...
System and method for navigating using multiple modalities
A system for navigating includes an interface operable to receive position information of a first modality. The position information of the first modality is...
System and method for reducing paging in UTRAN/GERAN/E-UTRAN networks when
idle signaling reduction is active
Systems and methods are provided for avoiding excessive paging through messaging-based solutions on a mobile network that supports multiple radio access...
Using neighboring access points to provide client device location data
Techniques are presented to determine a location of a wireless client device operating in a wireless local area network. A beacon report request action frame is...
In one example embodiment, a panel assembly is provided that includes a first panel element having a first side edge to be attached to a communications rack,...
DOCSIS out-of-band control signal frequency conversion for legacy set-top
Techniques are provided for up-converting a downstream set-top box control signal to a frequency that is above a cable television system upstream communications...
Mosaic presentation screen production
In one embodiment, a method implemented on a computing device includes: receiving one or more video mosaic source services, each of the one or more video mosaic...
Method for pairing a computer with a video conference device
A method including: generating a random identification token on a computer, said identification token identifying the computer; modulating the identification...
Technique for implementing virtual fabric membership assignments for
devices in a storage area network
A technique is provided for facilitating fabric membership login for an N_Port of a storage area network. A communication from a network node is received. The...
Overlaying receive schedules for energy-constrained devices in
In one embodiment, a time at which a first device in a frequency-hopping communication network is expected to transmit a data message is determined. A first...
System and method for managing out of order packets in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes creating at a network element an entry designating an out of order ("OOO") sequence number range...
Fibre channel over ethernet
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
Utilizing latency control to alleviate bufferbloat
In one embodiment, a method includes estimating a current queuing latency, the estimated current queuing latency being associated with a queue of packets...
Accelerated processing of aggregate data flows in a network environment
At least one first frame of a first data flow is inspected by a general processing unit to associate the first data flow with an aggregate session, the...
Congestion notification in leaf and spine networks
Methods and systems to alleviate congestion in leaf and spine network topologies. Control information may be advertised by spines regarding the leaves to which...
Dynamic discovery of IPV6 transition parameters by border/relay routers
In one embodiment, an edge router of a local computer network snoops client-server protocol configuration information of a customer-premises equipment (CPE)...
Data plane learning of bi-directional service chains
Techniques are provided to decouple service chain structure from the underlying network forwarding state and allow for data plane learning of service chain...
PORT based redundant link protection
The present disclosure provides for avoiding packet loss and delay that occurs during conventional link switchover by moving link switchover logic from a...
Label distribution and route installation in a loop-free routing topology
using routing arcs
In one embodiment, a method comprises creating, in a computing network, a loop-free routing topology for reaching a destination device, the loop-free routing...
Apparatus, system, and method for providing energy management, profiles,
and message blocks in a cable service...
A method is provided in one example and includes segmenting a plurality of cable modems into a plurality of groups; identifying traffic being received or...
End-to end fibre channel over ethernet
In one embodiment, a Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) proxy point (FPP) that is connected to one or more end-point devices is coupled to one or more other...
System and method for configuring service appliances as virtual line cards
in a network environment
An example method is provided and includes configuring a service appliance to offload network control plane and network data plane operations to a switch;...
Downstream device architecture and control
Techniques are provided for controlling downstream Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) access points. At the CCAP access point having a network interface and...
Generic control protocol
Techniques are provided for controlling downstream Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) access points or other devices using a Generic Control Protocol (GCP)....
Secure access for encrypted data
Embodiments generally provide techniques for managing data security. One embodiment includes providing, at a client system, an encrypted private key that can be...
Clock phase compensator for multi-stage time division multiplexer
An upstream multiplexer multiplexes data into first and second serialized data streams based on first and second low frequency clocks each derived from a high...
System and method for packet classification and internet protocol lookup
in a network environment
An example method includes partitioning a memory element of a router into a plurality of segments having one or more rows, where at least a portion of the one...
Method and apparatus for retroactively detecting malicious or otherwise
undesirable software as well as clean...
The present invention relates to the security of general purpose computing devices, such as laptop or desktop PCs, and more specifically to the detection of...
Editing web pages
In particular embodiments, a method for editing a web page includes identifying a plurality of components that collectively form a programmatic representation...