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US-7,711,826 Remote survivable DHCP for a DHCP relay agent
A remote survivable DHCP technique is described for facilitating communications between nodes of a computer network. According to a specific embodiment, the...
US-7,711,820 High availability for intelligent applications in storage networks
Methods and apparatus provide formation and management of intelligent application clusters in a storage area network. Disk arbitration mechanisms ensure that a...
US-7,711,696 File system for nonvolatile memory
A file system for nonvolatile memory media is disclosed, based on the assumptions that the file system structure is flat (i.e., does not contain directories),...
US-7,711,372 Method and system for radio-independent predictive handoffs in a wireless network
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method includes determining, at a base station, at least one usability factor providing a relative measure of the...
US-7,711,370 Method for establishing voice communications using a mobile handset
A mobile handset transmits a radio frequency (RF) signal. The mobile handset determines when it is in close proximity to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)...
US-7,711,004 Multiple broadcast channels for wireless networks
An access point of a wireless network broadcasts directory information including a schedule on a first broadcast channel about media programs being broadcast on...
US-7,710,991 Scalable packet routing and switching device and method
Methods of routing and switching a packet from an incoming link to an outgoing link of a router. In one example, the method includes assigning a destination...
US-7,710,983 Method and apparatus for determining information associated with a particular multicast channel in a multicast...
A method and apparatus for determining information associated with a particular multicast channel in a multicast network are disclosed. In accordance with the...
US-7,710,974 Method and apparatus for dynamically allocating traffic in a physical layer device
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamically allocating bandwidth to a plurality of client devices coupled over a network to a physical layer device...
US-7,710,967 Controlling advertisement of management prefixes
A management scheme compares a source address included in a received solicitation with an address for a registered endpoint. A communication including a...
US-7,710,959 Private VLAN edge across multiple switch modules
A source endpoint connected via a Virtual Local Area Network to a first access port and a destination endpoint connected to a second access port. Two or more...
US-7,710,957 System and method for implementing multiple spanning trees per network
Several different spanning trees are calculated for a network. The network has several different ingress points via which packets can enter the network. Each of...
US-7,710,949 Distributed telecommunication network
A telecommunication device includes a first interface coupled to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) in a first local calling area, a second interface...
US-7,710,947 Voice over IP device with programmable buttons
A VoIP device has at least one programmable button to enable the user to initiate a VoIP or SIP call to another device. The button can be programmed by the...
US-7,710,903 System and method for floating port configuration
A system and method automatically configures the interfaces of an intermediate network device. A discovery process operating at the device detects the identity...
US-7,710,902 Path diversity for customer-to-customer traffic
In one embodiment, egress provider edge devices (PEs) send advertisements to ingress PEs for address prefixes of a first multi-homed customer network that...
US-7,710,900 Method and system for providing network management based on defining and applying network administrative intents
Method and system for providing a dynamic network configuration and management based on defining and applying high level administrative intents including...
US-7,710,899 System and method for speeding border gateway protocol graceful restart
A technique is provided for graceful restart of a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) router that uses a local store on the restarting router that stores prefixes on...
US-7,710,882 Method and apparatus for computing routing information for a data communications network
A method is disclosed for computing routing information for a data communications network comprising a plurality of nodes. The method comprises the step...
US-7,710,872 Technique for enabling traffic engineering on CE-CE paths across a provider network
A technique enables Traffic Engineering (TE) on paths between customer edge devices (CEs) across a provider network ("CE-CE paths") in a computer network....
US-7,710,869 Packet routing to reduce susceptibility to disturbances
In a communications system, a network provides multiple physical paths for communicating packets between participants of communication sessions. During a...
US-7,710,865 Disaster recovery for active-standby data center using route health and BGP
The present invention provides an active/standby data center that avoids the delay associated with a cached DNS entry to switch from the active data center to...
US-7,710,864 Recovery mechanism for 10 GE optical transport network wavelength division multiplexing ring
Methods and apparatus for processing a failure and a subsequent recovery in a ten Gigabit Ethernet (GE) optical transport network (OTN) wave division...
US-7,710,450 System and method for dynamic control of image capture in a video conference system
A system and method are provided for capturing and transmitting frames in a video conference. The method comprises determining a frame rate and a shutter speed...
US-7,710,448 System and method for preventing movement in a telepresence system
A method for preventing movement in a telepresence system, includes a plurality of cameras. Each camera has a respective field of vision for viewing one or more...
US-7,707,620 Method to control and secure setuid/gid executables and processes
A method and apparatus for securing executables and processes having setuid/gid permissions and privileges is presented. A mechanism is provided to track and...
US-7,707,371 Storage area network (SAN) switch multi-pass erase of data on target devices
Techniques are provided for performing multi-pass erase. An erase command is received at a storage area network (SAN) switch in a storage area network. The erase...
US-7,707,348 Multi-use USB host to Ethernet adapter
A multi-use adapter configured to provide network connectivity for a serial bus client is provided. The adapter includes: a serial interface for coupling with...
US-7,707,310 Mobile IP registration supporting port identification
Methods and apparatus for registering with a Home Agent are disclosed. The network device sends a registration request having a home address field including an...
US-7,707,307 Method and apparatus for constructing a backup route in a data communications network
A method is disclosed for constructing a backup route from a source node around an adjacent component. The source node derives a first set of nodes reachable...
US-7,707,305 Methods and apparatus for protecting against overload conditions on nodes of a distributed network
Methods and apparatus for protecting against and/or responding to an overload condition at a node ("victim") in a distributed network divert traffic otherwise...
US-7,707,300 Methods and apparatus for transmitting information in a network
Embodiments of this invention can establish a communications path through a network device in a network for a stream of data served by a server. A host can...
US-7,707,276 Remote configuration and management via electronic mail
A network device and a method of configuring a network device are provided. The method includes: receiving an e-mail message at the network device; parsing the...
US-7,707,275 Method and system for validating a CLI/configlet on a given image
A method and system for validating a Command Line Interface (CLI) configlet on an image is provided. The method includes creating a parse graph using a plurality...
US-7,707,247 System and method for displaying users in a visual conference between locations
A method for displaying a visual conference includes receiving a plurality of video signals from at least two cameras located at one or more remote sites. The...
US-7,707,240 Proxy for application server
An application server system is provided having a core engine connecting one or more protocol providers to one or more applications, preferably including an SCCP...
US-7,707,223 Client-side java content transformation
A method, apparatus and computer program product for performing client-side Java content transformation is presented. A first client request is received at a...
US-7,706,812 System and method for detecting locations of a customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for detecting locations of a customer premises equipment in a wireless communication system with one or more base transceiver...
US-7,706,805 Delivery of time-sensitive data in a wireless network
Embodiments of the invention include a method and software for pre-allocating bandwidth for time-sensitive data such as voice data, for allocating some of the...
US-7,706,741 Integrated mobile communication and broadcast program reproduction device
A method for controlling operation of an integrated mobile communication and broadcast program reproduction device and of operating the device includes...
US-7,706,643 Low loss, noise filtering multiplexer/demultiplexer for reconfigurable OADMs
Agile OADM structures having a range of tradeoffs between costs and flexibility are disclosed. In certain implementations, cyclic AWGs (arrayed waveguide...
US-7,706,522 Method and system for communicating with an automatic call distributor system agent
A method for communicating with an automatic call distributor system agent includes communicating through a communications link with a first agent of a plurality...
US-7,706,386 Fast 2-key scheduler
A scheduler utilizes a data structure in the form of an augmented, pruned, radix tree to implement 2-key scheduling.
US-7,706,381 Approaches for switching transport protocol connection keys
Approaches are disclosed for switching transport protocol connection keys. A first node sends a keychange request message to a second node, causing the second...
US-7,706,371 Domain based routing for managing devices operating behind a network address translator
A domain based tunneling scheme allows a Network Management System (NMS) to manage devices in a private network operating behind a NAT boundary. A device in the...
US-7,706,364 Virtual network device clusters
A virtual network device cluster includes several different virtual network device sub-units, which collectively operate as a single logical network device. The...
US-7,706,355 System and method for converting packet payload size
An apparatus is provided for enabling communication between telephony devices. The apparatus includes a queue operable to receive incoming media packets from the...
US-7,706,345 Wireless local area network context control protocol
A Wireless LAN Context Control Protocol (WLCCP) is used to establish and manage a wireless network topology and securely manages the "operational context" for...
US-7,706,339 Method and system for communicating media based on location of media source
A method for communicating media based on location of media source includes receiving communications from a plurality of endpoints. Each communication comprises...
US-7,706,316 Processing an incoming packet of unknown protocol by encapsulating the packet and sending it to another processor
One or more network routers include data path processors and a control path processor. A number of network protocols that are not installed on the data path...
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