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System and method for employing state information to enhance network
A system and method for enabling an enhanced camp-on feature for a communications device. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first mechanism...
Internetworking support between a LAN and a wireless mesh network
In one embodiment, two portals lie between a wireless mesh network and a LAN. Each portal provides a communication path between the mesh network and the LAN. The...
Establishing calls using Q.2630.1 AAL2 signaling responsive to private
network-network interface (PNNI) signaling
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, mechanisms, and means for establishing a call across a network. For...
Network-based call interface device for real-time packet protocol calls
A network-based call interface device is used for real-time packet protocol calls, such as, but not limited to, interfacing real-time calls between client...
Spanning tree BPDU processing method and system facilitating integration
of different native VLAN configurations
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to enhancing the interoperability of network devices with static native virtual LAN (VLAN) configurations with other...
Optimization of distributed tunnel rerouting in a computer network with
coordinated head-end node path computation
In one embodiment, head-end nodes receive a list of tunnels to be rerouted from a particular link of an intermediate node. If a head-end node is unable to...
System and method for regulating data traffic in a network device
A method and a system for controlling a packet passing through a network device are provided. The method includes timestamping the packet with an arrival time...
Mesh with protection channel access (MPCA)
A method for a communications network with a protect channel transmitting protect channel data and working channel transmitting working channel data includes...
Limiting peak input power
In an example embodiment, a primary power supply having an input, an output and a mode selection input. The mode selection input is operative to switch the power...
Methods and devices for assigning RFID device personality
Methods and devices are provided for identifying, locating and provisioning individual RFID devices in a network with "personalities" that are appropriate for...
System for SSL re-encryption after load balance
A data center provides secure handling of HTTPS traffic using backend SSL decryption and encryption in combination with a load balancer such as a content switch....
Digital subscriber television networks with local physical storage devices
and virtual storage
A dual mode file system in a subscriber network television system, comprising a memory with logic, and a processor configured with the logic to use remote data...
System for combining and splitting signal in a cable modem terminal system
A system and method for splitting and combining signal in a Cable Modem Terminal Station (CMTS). This system uses a hierarchal approach to connect RF modules to...
Error detecting code for multi-character, multi-lane, multi-level physical
A system (e.g., Fiber Channel Error Detecting Code (FC-EDC)) that maps the "standard" Hamming codes onto the bits of a 33-bit control block is provided. The...
System and method for providing redundant data load sharing in a
In a distributed network, a data entry is received. The data entry is stored in a first one of a plurality of nodes and replicated in a second one of the...
System and method for dynamically determining the role of a network device
in a link authentication protocol...
Various methods and systems for dynamically determining the role of a network device in a link authentication protocol exchange are disclosed. In one embodiment,...
High speed memory and input/output processor subsystem for efficiently
allocating and using high-speed memory...
An input/output processor for speeding the input/output and memory access operations for a processor is presented. The key idea of an input/output processor is...
Hashing assist for network processors
A resource unit has a request interface to allow the unit to receive a request and associated data. The resource unit also has a hashing engine to create a hash...
System and method for determining a preferred mirrored service in a
network by evaluating a border gateway protocol
An embodiment of the present invention is a system and method for selecting a mirrored service in a network, such as the Internet, by utilizing a Border Gateway...
Predicting movement of a mobile node from a current access location to
next access locations
Facilitating mobile node mobility includes facilitating at a current access location a communication session for a mobile node. Context information for the...
Method and system for automatic call distribution based on customized
logic relating to agent behavior
A method of routing calls of an automatic call distributor system that includes receiving a first workflow, comprising a desired behavior, associated with a...
System and method for providing enhanced handover performance
A method for assisting in a handover is provided that includes utilizing a link between a centralized access controller (CAC) and customer premises equipment...
Optimal home agent allocation
Particular embodiments provide an optimal allocation of a bearer manager or home agent. In one embodiment, a message is received from a mobile node requesting...
Method and system to improve transmitter linearization
A method and system are provided to compensate for the nonlinearity of a wireless transmitter. The method includes sending a predetermined input bit stream to...
Multiplexing system for time division duplex communication systems
A method and system is disclosed for passing a transmit/receive control signal and a power signal through a coax cable from a base transceiver station to a tower...
Methods and apparatus for performing efficient inverse transform
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus for performing efficient inverse transform operations are provided. Zero patterns are identified in a...
Method and system for interference reduction in a wireless communication
network using a joint detector
A method and system for reducing interference in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The wireless communication network has at least one base station...
Downstream channel change technique implemented in an access network
A dynamic channel change technique is disclosed which may be implemented between nodes and a Head End of an access network. Initially a network device may...
Apparatus and method for a generic service locking mechanism for a fibre
channel switching fabric of a storage...
An apparatus and method for a Generic Service locking mechanism that enables a Host to lock the Fibre Channel Switching Fabric of a storage area network while...
System and method for providing enhanced caller ID in a session initiation
protocol (SIP) environment
A method for facilitating a data session in an initiation protocol (SIP) environment is provided that includes receiving a solicitation for participation in a...
Apparatus and methods for sniffing data in a cable head end
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for selectively filtering data messages that are communicated between a head end complex and its associated cable modems....
Method and apparatus for interleaving text and media in a real-time
Text is interleaved and transported along with media data over the same real-time Internet Protocol (IP) media transport session. A network processing device...
Directed acyclic graph computation by orienting shortest path links and
alternate path links obtained from...
Each network node in a network is configured for calculating a directed acyclic graph that provides at least one path from all the other network nodes toward the...
Method and system for transmitting LSP fragments
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for transmitting link state packet (LSP) through a network are provided. The method includes dividing the LSP into LSP...
Method and apparatus for improving convergence in networks
A method of improving convergence in networks that use path vector protocols. In one embodiment using Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) for inter-domain route and...
Customizable network device management methods and systems
Methods and systems for providing customizable network device management are disclosed. In one such method, a user-created policy is received and registered on a...
Method and system for logging voice quality issues for communication
A method and system for logging voice quality issues for a communication connection includes receiving a signal for logging quality information for a voice...
Monitoring of data packets in a fabric
A method of monitoring network traffic in a fabric and a Fibre Channel network are provided. The method includes: transmitting a monitoring configuration message...
Transmission control protocol (TCP)
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to improve the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) for data such as delay sensitive or...
High-reliability cluster management
A method for managing a cluster of network devices, the cluster includes a command network device and at least one member network device, and the command network...
System and method for detecting an infective element in a network
A method for detecting an infective element in a network environment is provided that includes detecting, by a first computer, an infective element within a...
Efficient cookie generator
A method for processing communication traffic includes receiving a data packet sent over a network from a source address and reading a value of an attribute from...
Digital video streaming over optical network
Systems and methods for carrying a serial digital video stream over an optical network such as an optical network employing SONET/SDH or G.709. For example,...
Method and apparatus for distributed network address translation
Methods and apparatuses for distributing network address translation. By having a gateway inform inside devices of global addresses, the gateway can avoid...
Method and system for emulating an ethernet link over a sonet path
A method and system for emulating an Ethernet link over a Sonet path to provide link integrity is disclosed. The method generally includes receiving an error...
Light pipe mounting interface
In an example embodiment, a light pipe mounting interface may include a support strip and at least one light pipe projecting from the support strip. The light...
Method and apparatus to provide data to an interactive voice response
A method and system is described to provide data to an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System. The method may comprise accessing an image communicated from a...
Method and apparatus for guaranteed in-order delivery for FICON over
In network systems for transporting GFP-encapsulated FICON frames across a SONET/SDH transport network between FICON ports, the transport interfaces for the...
Source address binding check
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) receiving a packet in a switch, where the packet includes a plurality of fields that forms a binding; (ii)...
Zone based quality of service in a fibre channel fabric
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving the configuration, management, and distribution of quality of service information in a fibre channel fabric...