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Proactive link-estimation in reactive routing networks
In one embodiment, a node in a computer network may receive one or more reactive routing route requests (RREQs) originated by an originating node, and may then...
Location-based power management for virtual desktop environments
In one embodiment, an illustrative technique determines when an end-user is within a specified proximity of a client device configured to provide an interface...
System and method for rate control in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving video data and gathering statistics associated with the video data. At least some of the...
Scrambled packet stream processing
A method for processing a packet-based scrambled stream, the method including receiving a plurality of scrambled packets in a packet stream, descrambling any of...
Split frame multistream encode
Presented herein are techniques for creating video for participants in a video conference. A designated primary video stream is decoded and the resulting video...
Device and method for multistream bandwidth control in videoconferencing
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a memory that stores executable instructions and a processor that executes the instructions. The processor may...
Delayed network protocol proxy for packet inspection in a network
An intermediary device, which behaves as a proxy for two entities after the entities have established a connection between themselves, is disclosed, as is a...
Graceful failover of a principal link in a fiber-channel fabric
In one embodiment, detecting a failure mode of a first communication link on a first port, selecting a second communication link on a second port associated...
Virtual console-port management
Techniques are providing for managing and optimizing the configuration of network devices. At a management device in a network, a message is received from a...
Redundancy for inter-AS L2VPN service with optimal forwarding
In one embodiment, a particular autonomous system border router (ASBR), in a control-plane media access control (MAC) learning (CPML) network, discovers other...
Network switch and method for automatically establishing connection to a
wide area network
A network switch is configured to automatically establish a connection to a WAN by determining which of a plurality of ports of the network switch is a current...
Interior gateway protocol summarization preserving internet protocol
In one example embodiment, a system and method is illustrated that includes receiving connectivity data for at least one network device, the connectivity data...
Managing grey zones of unreachable nodes in computer networks
In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a root-node) of a currently known directed acyclic graph (DAG) topology of a computer network can identify a sub-DAG of one or...
Techniques for message waiting indication support across different
Techniques and systems for inter-working between different protocols are disclosed. In one embodiment, a protocol inter-working system can include: (i) a first...
Revocation of public key infrastructure signatures
In one implementation, a public key infrastructure utilizes a two stage revocation process for a set of data. One stage authenticates or revokes the set of data...
Code diversity method and system
A software diversity system including an executable provider to provide an executable program including component blocks such that different combinations of...
Method and system for speech recognition using social networks
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising an audio interface configured to receive an audio signal, a data interface is configured to...
Virtualized movement of enhanced network services associated with a
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting an initiation of a movement process of a virtual machine executed by a first physical host to a destination...
Silicon photonics structures with pluggable light sources
A pluggable light source device connects in a plug-in engaging manner with an optical modulating device that includes an optical modulator component. The...
System and method for detecting a failure in a field replaceable unit
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a light guide configured to couple to an electronic unit. The electronic unit is a replaceable...
Mobile network operator multihoming and enterprise VPN solution
The disclosed embodiments support mobility internal and external to enterprise networks. Service providers provide mobility by providing Home Agent...
Protecting packet traffic in a network including an adaptive bandwidth
In one embodiment, a packet switching device receives a notification that a link has a diminished packet transport capacity. In response, the packet switching...
Techniques for providing access to cloud services via a plurality of different network interfaces of a client device. In accordance with one example, during...
Method and system for obtaining an audio signal
A method and system for obtaining an audio signal. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a first sound signal at a first microphone arranged at a...
Video content item timeline
In one embodiment, a method includes: querying a database for data related to a video content item currently being displayed on a display device, the video...
Delivering an audio video asset
Delivering an audio video asset in a way that makes best use of different delivery mechanisms available.
Video conference virtual endpoints
A method and a device providing one virtual endpoint dedicated to serve one particular real endpoint, and the virtual endpoint is typically installed on a...
Dynamic EQAM discovery in M-CMTS architecture
In one example, an Edge Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (EQAM) communicates EQAM information to a Modular Cable Modem Termination System (M-CMTS) core using a...
Routing messages in a computer network using deterministic and
probabilistic source routes
In one embodiment, a data packet message is provided which includes a routing header configured to accommodate both a deterministic source route and a...
Bicasting using non-congruent paths in a loop-free routing topology having
In one embodiment, a method comprises creating, in a computing network, a loop-free routing topology comprising a plurality of routing arcs for reaching a...
First hop load balancing
In an implementation, a packet is received from a network device. A group identifier is retrieved from the received packet. A plurality of layer-2 switch...
Method and system for detecting changes in a network using simple network
management protocol polling
In an embodiment, methods and systems have been provided for detecting changes in a network using improved Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) polling...
Method and system for managing virtual talk groups
A method for managing virtual talk groups includes facilitating communications from a plurality of endpoints via an interoperability system. The plurality of...
Minimum disruption MST reconfiguration (MDMR)
In one embodiment, a first multiple spanning tree (MST) region configuration for an MST process may be maintained at a switch in a computer network, where the...
Service node using services applied by an application node
Packets are encapsulated and sent from a service node to an application node for applying one or more Layer-4 to Layer-7 services to the packets, with...
System and method for efficient point-to-multi-point traffic engineering
(P2MP-TE) path protection
A path protection method that includes: establishing a point to multi-point (P2MP) tree spanning from a head node to a plurality of tail nodes, the P2MP tree...
Optimizing OTV multicast traffic flow for site local receivers
In one embodiment, a first Edge Device may join a multicast group via a multicast router, wherein the first Edge Device is in a local network and the multicast...
System and method for providing smart grid communications and management
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving phasor measurement unit (PMU) data in a first transmission; converting the first...
Supporting efficient and accurate sync/followup timestamps
In one embodiment, a physical (PHY) layer (lower protocol stack layer) of a device may add a timestamp to a received frame, and pass the frame and timestamp up...
Transmit correlated array gain reduction
Techniques are presented herein to achieve reduced array gain associated with a transmission made from multiple antennas of a wireless communication device. In...
A method for image processing includes storing a data string and applying a background modulation to an image. The modulation includes a periodic spatial...
System and method for gesture interface control
A method is provided in one example and includes generating a histogram associated with at least one object; receiving image data; comparing the image data to...
Hierarchical associative memory-based classification system
A system and method for efficiently searching long strings of data, such as network messages, is described. The system preferably includes an associative memory...
System and method for assigning network blocks to sensors
A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to detect a physical topology of a network comprising hosts and sensors in the network....
Wireless system with split control plane and data plane
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying an access point joining a wireless controller in communication with a switch, establishing a control tunnel...
Method, system, and apparatus for marking point of interest video clips
and generating composite point of...
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving an indication of a start of a point of interest associated with a portion of a video presentation,...
Sharing of subscriber-recorded digital video recorder content
Digital data associated with recorded programs are uploaded to a Head End facility from user devices (e.g., set-top boxes) in a media distribution network. The...
Method and apparatus for motion based participant switching in multipoint
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a memory that stores executable instructions and a processor that executes the instructions in order to determine, for...
Plug and play provisioning of voice over IP network devices
Techniques are provided for sending from a client in a network device a request message configured to request configuration parameters to allow the network...
Increasing the number of domain identifiers for use by a switch in an
established fibre channel switched fabric
The number of domain identifiers is incrementally increased for use by a switch in an established fiber channel switched fabric. In other words, the number of...