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US-7,742,437 CSNP cache for efficient periodic CSNP in a router
A networking device such as a router may include, in one embodiment, a database storing a plurality of link state entries, and a cache operatively coupled with...
US-7,742,431 Selectively sending link state messages in a network link state protocol based on interest of network nodes
In a link state protocol such as an interior gateway protocol (IGP), link state advertisements or link state packets (LSA/LSPs) are sent only to network nodes...
US-7,742,416 Control of preemption-based beat-down effect
In one embodiment, a node determines a ratio of traffic that is to be marked at an output. The node also determines if an input feeding the output has less...
US-7,742,410 Methods and apparatus for using gap packets to create a bandwidth buffer over which packets can be sent to...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for using gap packets to create a bandwidth buffer over which packets can be sent to reduce or eliminate overflow conditions....
US-D618,217 Handset
US-7,739,426 Descriptor transfer logic
A processing engine includes descriptor transfer logic that receives descriptors generated by a software controlled general purpose processing element. The...
US-7,739,393 Apparatus and method for restoring traffic during failover in a cable head end
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for guaranteeing restoration of traffic between one or more cable modems and a backup cable modem termination system upon...
US-7,739,390 Method and apparatus for achieving optimal transfer times in a peer-to-peer network
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for optimizing the transfer time of files in a peer-to-peer network. In disclosed embodiments, a requesting peer desires to...
US-7,739,385 Explicit locking of resources in devices accessible on a network
An agent locking a resource in a device in response to receiving an explicit request to lock the resource. Once in a locked state, access to entities...
US-7,739,362 Method and apparatus for browsing a management information base
A method and apparatus are disclosed for browsing one or more Management Information Base (MIB) objects that are stored in a network device, such as a router or...
US-7,739,359 Methods and apparatus for secure cable modem provisioning
Methods and apparatus are provided for enhancing security and features during cable modem configuration. According to various embodiments, a cable network head...
US-7,739,159 Aggregation of user usage data for accounting systems in dynamically configured networks
A method and apparatus for providing an aggregated account metering system to a computer network service provider resulting in comprehensive detailed subscriber...
US-7,738,877 Wireless network management with antenna control
A method and apparatus for managing a wireless local area network are disclosed. The network includes one or more wireless access points, each including a radio...
US-7,738,873 Method and system for triggering handoff of a call between networks
A method for handing off a call between networks includes monitoring a quality of a first link between a mobile station and a wireless local area network (WLAN)...
US-7,738,757 Optical connection adaptors for a data communications device and methods of use
A data communications system includes optic adaptors that provide an interface between multiple line card chassis and a fabric card chassis. Optic adaptors can...
US-7,738,495 Method of determining a maximum transmission unit value of a network path using transport layer feedback
A network element implementing a method for determining an optimal maximum transmission unit (MTU) value on a path between two nodes in a network is described. A...
US-7,738,493 Methods and devices for transmitting data between storage area networks
Methods and devices are provided for efficient transmission of data between storage area networks. According to some aspects of the invention, a "slim" TCP stack...
US-7,738,456 Techniques to map switch and router ports to physical locations
Techniques for associating a physical location with a network interface on an intermediate network node include receiving a data packet from a device connected...
US-7,738,452 Techniques for load balancing subscriber-aware application proxies
Techniques for distributing network traffic from an access server to a service gateway include receiving, at a load balancer, sticky table data that indicates an...
US-7,738,444 ITU H450.1-based ITU H.323 SCP method and apparatus
A method for providing advanced intelligent network (AIN) supplementary services between an ITU H.323 endpoint and a service control point (SCP) having service...
US-7,738,403 Method for determining the operations performed on packets by a network device
Methods and systems for determining the operations performed on packets by a network device are described. A simulated packet is input into a network device. The...
US-7,738,383 Traceroute using address request messages
In one embodiment, an endpoint sends messages containing Simple Traversal of User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Through Network Address Translators (NATs) (STUN)...
US-7,738,382 Hierarchical multi-rate multi-precedence policer
A hierarchical multi-rate multi-precedence policer is disclosed. The policer discards packets based on assigned precedence levels. When traffic exceeds an...
US-D617,821 Digital video camera with built-in connector
US-D617,777 Set-top box remote control
US-7,735,140 Method and apparatus providing unified compliant network audit
Information flow between network elements in a network enables a management system to capture a security knowledge base and to perform a static analysis of the...
US-7,735,108 System and method for controlling push to talk interruptions while watching television
The present invention relates generally to a system and method of managing a Push To Talk (PTT) conversation while the recipient is watching television. PTT...
US-7,735,101 System allowing users to embed comments at specific points in time into media presentation
A method and system for linking a web page to a portion of a video is provided. Users can enter comments into a video that include a start and end time index for...
US-7,734,979 ARQ for point to point links
An automatic retransmission system offering good latency and overhead characteristics combined with programmable tradeoffs among overhead, latency, and error...
US-7,734,931 Query data packet processing and network scanning method and apparatus
A method for detecting within a networked computer a target vulnerability such as a Trojan Horse residing therein is disclosed, wherein the vulnerability is...
US-7,734,819 Apparatus and methods for forwarding data between public networks via a private network
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for handling data sent from a first public network to a second or same public network via a private network. In general...
US-7,734,816 Method and apparatus for redirecting network traffic
Methods and apparatus are described for intelligently redirecting and/or processing traffic. In one embodiment, a method of facilitating redirection of traffic...
US-7,734,811 Multi-feature classification memory structure for associative matching
The present invention describes a method and an apparatus of multi-feature lookup process using multi-feature classification memory ("CM"). In one embodiment of...
US-7,734,810 Optimizations for TCP connection setup and teardown
In one embodiment, a first network device receives a control message in a first protocol from a client, the control message in the first protocol being addressed...
US-7,734,808 End-to-end congestion control in a Fibre Channel network
Methods and devices are provided for controlling congestion in a network such as a Fibre Channel network. According to some implementations, a node within a...
US-7,734,770 System and method for monitoring information in a network environment
A method for monitoring information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving one or more packets from a communication flow initiated by an...
US-7,734,758 USB encapsulation for network transmission
A universal serial bus (USB) remote host control driver includes a connection to a local network, a network protocol stack and a memory for storing network...
US-7,734,744 System for communicating management information and method of operation
A system for communicating management information includes a first interface card, a second interface card, and a management card coupled to the first interface...
US-7,734,693 Methods and apparatuses for managing resources within a collaboration system
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses utilize an application within a meeting zone; monitor usage within the meeting zone; detect a resource located...
US-7,734,675 System and method for generating a binary result in a data processing environment
A method for processing data includes generating one or more binary results based on one or more inputs and receiving one or more of the binary results. One or...
US-7,734,651 Communicating network information using universal resource locators
A method and apparatus are provided for communicating network information among network devices using protocols based on Universal Resource Locators. In one...
US-7,734,588 Method and system for creating management information base specifications
A method and apparatus for creating management information specifications in a schema by a user. According to various embodiments of the method, a first file is...
US-7,734,432 Transmission of a power loss condition over a network
A system is disclosed as including a power supply, a secondary capacitive storage device connected to the power supply, and multiple network devices powered by...
US-7,734,296 Management of distributed location servers
In one embodiment, a method includes storing, in a data store, a physical network model of a network environment, the network environment comprising one or more...
US-7,734,139 Modular cable-management system
Apparatus for providing cable-management comprising at least one bracket having a support member and a plurality of extensions protruding from the support...
US-7,734,036 Dynamic attenuation method and apparatus for optimizing voice quality using echo cancellers
A method and corresponding apparatus for managing voice quality by optimizing the amount of attenuation placed in the echo return path based on the conditions...
US-7,733,949 Wireless communications system with reduced sideband noise and carrier leakage
A wireless communications system is provided with reduced sideband noise and carrier leakage. In the system, at least one transmitter modulates at least one...
US-7,733,895 Non-preemptive scheduling in network elements
A graph based on a data traffic matrix represents the occupancy of a set of virtual output queues to an optical crosspoint packet data switch. Edges in the graph...
US-7,733,876 Inter-autonomous-system virtual private network with autodiscovery and connection signaling
A layer-2 virtual-private-network (L2-VPN) service with automatic discovery and connection establishment is provided within a wide-area, ...
US-7,733,872 System and method for implementing quality of service fallback using resource reservation protocol
A system and method for implementing a Quality of Service (QoS) fallback using Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) includes initiating a communication session...
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