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US-7,640,340 Techniques for dynamic host configuration using overlapping network addresses
Techniques for managing leased network addresses for multiple networks using overlapping address spaces include storing banks of addresses corresponding to the...
US-7,640,326 Relaying of message waiting indications to support distributed telephony networks
In a telephony system have management of telephony devices distributed among multiple call management devices, the call management devices use call redirection...
US-7,640,317 Configuration commit database approach and session locking approach in a two-stage network device configuration...
A method and apparatus for modifying the configuration of a network device, such as a router, using a two-stage configuration model is provided. A first request...
US-7,640,287 Method and apparatus for auto-configuring layer three intermediate computer network devices
A method and apparatus for auto-configuring layer 3 intermediate devices in computer networks by extending the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). The...
US-7,640,023 System and method for server farm resource allocation
Techniques and systems for server farm load balancing and resource allocation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of load balancing can include: arranging...
US-7,639,802 Methods and apparatus for bootstrapping Mobile-Foreign and Foreign-Home authentication keys in Mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for dynamically generating authentication keys are disclosed. Specifically, a Mobile-Foreign authentication key is separately generated by...
US-7,639,699 Technique for sharing a physical port among a plurality of virtual bridges on a switch in a computer network
A technique shares a port (e.g., a physical port) among a plurality of virtual bridges on a switch in a computer network. According to the novel technique, two...
US-7,639,688 Automatic protection of an SP infrastructure against exterior traffic
A method and system for protecting valuable resources within an autonomous system network. Address prefixes within the system are designated as valuable and a...
US-7,639,686 Access network clusterhead for providing local mobility management of a roaming IPv4 node
An IPv4 host is able to maintain connectivity within an access network while moving among access points of the access network, based on receiving a unique...
US-7,639,680 Out of band data base synchronization for OSPF
A method and apparatus resynchronizes a link state database (LSDB) of a non-stop forwarding (NSF) router with the LSDB of a neighboring router ("neighbor") while...
US-7,639,667 Method and system for transmitting messages in a communications network
A method and system for transmitting messages in a communications network is disclosed. A signaling gateway receives a message directed to a destination circuit....
US-7,639,665 Automatic propagation of circuit information in a communications network
Disclosed is a method and associated apparatus for automatically propagating circuit information in a network. In one embodiment, a network includes multiple...
US-7,639,647 Method and system for providing wireless-specific services for a wireless access network
A method and system for providing wireless-specific services for a wireless access network includes receiving at a call agent of a wireless access network a call...
US-7,639,634 Method and System for Joining a virtual talk group
A method for joining a virtual talk group includes facilitating communications of a virtual talk group. The virtual talk group includes a plurality of endpoints...
US-7,639,625 Tracing connection paths through transparent proxies
In one embodiment, a method for tracing a connection path from a source node to a destination node through a network having one or more transparent proxies...
US-7,639,620 Packet fiber node
A packet fiber node is described for use in an access network such as, for example, a cable network. The packet fiber node may differ from convention RF fiber...
US-7,639,617 Upstream physical interface for modular cable modem termination system
A modular Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) includes a packet shelf operating a Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) Media Access...
US-7,639,605 System and method for detecting and recovering from virtual switch link failures
A system and method detects and responds to failures occurring in a virtual switch. The virtual switch is formed from two or more physical switches...
US-7,639,403 Technique for connecting fax machines with advanced capabilities over a network which is not adapted to handle...
An improved method and system for connecting Super Group 3 fax machines over network gateways that operate using the un-enhanced T.38 protocol. With the present...
US-7,636,937 Method and apparatus for comparing access control lists for configuring a security policy on a network
Two or more access control lists that are syntactically or structurally different may be compared for functional or semantic equivalence in order to configure a...
US-7,636,767 Method and apparatus for reducing network traffic over low bandwidth links
A method is disclosed for reducing network traffic. At a sender, a data chunk is identified for transmission to a receiver, which is connected to the sender over...
US-7,636,754 Rich multi-media format for use in a collaborative computing system
A system, method, and article of manufacture that allow a document containing custom objects to be shared in a distributed collaborative computer system. This is...
US-7,636,358 Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch and method for switching ATM traffic
An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch includes a switch memory having a plurality of discrete queues. A queue is dedicated to a connection in which a...
US-7,636,349 System and method for providing shared line appearances in a distributed call routing network
A method for routing calls in a packet-based network includes receiving a call request at a first call manager from a device that is coupled to the packet-based...
US-7,636,344 Diversity transceiver for a wireless local area network
A wireless local area network system comprises a 5.0+ GHz radio transceiver with two receiving antennas and one transmitting antenna. A transmitter power...
US-7,636,339 Method and system for automatic configuration of virtual talk groups based on location of media sources
A method for automatic configuration of virtual talk groups based on location of media source includes monitoring communications from a plurality of mobile...
US-7,636,305 Method and apparatus for monitoring network traffic
A method of monitoring network traffic flows of network traffic elements between locations in a data communications network is disclosed. The method comprises...
US-7,636,304 System and method for performing distributed policing
Various systems and methods that synchronize local copies of a variable used in a distributed algorithm, such as that used in distributed policing. For example,...
US-7,636,302 Avoiding unnecessary RSVP-based preemptions
A technique avoids unnecessary preemption of resource reservations along a requested flow between nodes in a computer network. A node receives priority-based...
US-D606,542 Network device
US-D606,523 Router
US-7,634,712 Techniques for generating cyclic redundancy check (CRC) values
Techniques for generating cyclic redundancy check (CRC) values are provided. Bit messages that are to be transmitted to recipients are aligned to desired byte...
US-7,634,566 Arrangement in a network for passing control of distributed data between network nodes for optimized client...
A network has network nodes for storage of respective copies of a data file. One of the network nodes has a corresponding unique locality control object for the...
US-7,634,554 TTL exploration technique for determining capabilities and configuration of a peer router
An exploration technique allows a router to efficiently determine capabilities and configuration of a neighbor (peer) router. In addition, the technique enables...
US-7,634,536 System for selecting the operating frequency of a communication device in a wireless network
A system for automatically selecting communication frequencies for wireless communication devices (e.g., base unit, access point, and controller) being added to...
US-7,634,277 Method for allocating channel resources for improving frequency utilization efficiency of wireless...
A method for improving a frequency utilization efficiency for a wireless communication system having a plurality of cells includes the following steps. At least...
US-7,634,196 Optical add/drop multiplexer with reconfigurable add wavelength selective switch
A reconfigurable WDM add/drop multiplexer and its method of operation at an add/drop node on an optical fiber carrying a plurality of WDM signals is described....
US-7,633,967 Multi-functional line card for metro optical applications
Methods and apparatus for allowing a dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) line card w to function as an add/drop multiplexer (ADM), a transponder, and a...
US-7,633,956 System and method for providing support for multipoint L2VPN services in devices without local bridging
A network device has a network interface to allow the device to send and receive traffic across a network. The device also has a cable connection to allow the...
US-7,633,949 Method of providing network services
A method of providing network services is described. The network includes a number of nodes, each one of which is coupled to at least one other of the nodes by...
US-7,633,937 Methods and apparatus for switching between Metro Ethernet networks and external networks
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to allow efficient switching of frames for transmission between a Layer 2 Virtual Local...
US-7,633,929 Arrangement for providing ISUP transparency across voice over packet networks based on determined exchange type
A Voice over Packet (VoP) network includes an ingress gateway and an egress gateway for transparent transport of signaling messages between source and...
US-7,633,926 Extending multicast applications available on data networks to cell-based wireless networks
A mobile node on a cell-based wireless network (e.g., implemented using GSM) may indicate multicast applications (provided on a data network) of interest and...
US-7,633,921 Mobile network automatic tunnels
In one embodiment, a received data packet is delivered by a routing resource to a tunnel interface resource in response to determining that the received data...
US-7,633,917 Mobile network device multi-link optimizations
Methods and apparatus for performing optimizations for a mobile network device such as a Mobile Node or Mobile Router supporting multiple links to a Home Agent...
US-7,633,914 Method and system for providing interoperable communications with location information
A method for providing interoperable communications with location information includes receiving communications from a plurality of virtual talk groups. Each...
US-7,633,879 Method and apparatus for discovering the incoming media path for an internet protocol media session
A system and technique for analyzing incoming packets. The path taken by incoming packets can be analyzed from a near end without having access to the far end....
US-7,633,875 Method and system for accelerating route calculation in link state routing protocols
A method and system for performing route calculations in a link state routing protocol at a node within a computer network. The method includes evaluating...
US-7,633,874 Soft notification messaging for a routing protocol
A soft notification technique isolates address family application based errors or events occurring within a routing protocol, such as the Border Gateway Protocol...
US-7,633,859 Loop prevention technique for MPLS using two labels
A fast reroute (FRR) technique is implemented at the edge of a network. In accordance with the technique, if an edge device detects a node or link failure that...
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