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US-7,689,722 Methods and apparatus for virtual private network fault tolerance
Methods and apparatus are provided for enhancing security and fault tolerance for VPN gateways connecting clients in a public network with entities in a private...
US-7,689,530 DFA sequential matching of regular expression with divergent states
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, and mechanisms, for identifying matches to a series of regular...
US-7,689,485 Generating accounting data based on access control list entries
Methods, apparatus, and other mechanisms are disclosed for generating accounting or other data based on that indicated in access control lists or other...
US-7,688,981 Network partitioning using encryption
In an example embodiment, a system for providing a Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) by use of encryption states or encryption keys for identifying a VLAN. A...
US-7,688,967 Dynamic speed dial number mapping
A method of facilitating a telephonic response to an electronic message is described. The method includes determining at least one telephone number from a...
US-7,688,954 System and method for identifying caller
A method of providing telecommunication service includes receiving caller identification information associated with a call to a communication device and...
US-7,688,953 Rate control in communications systems
Communications rate control is described. The rate control includes receiving a message addressed to a client device of a user. A determination is made as to a...
US-7,688,855 Multi-rate multi-receiver multi-response aggregation
A method for sending a multi-rate multi-receiver message containing a multi-receiver multi-response aggregate. The multi-rate multi-receiver aggregate is...
US-7,688,832 MPLS cookie label
A method and system for preventing misforwarding of packets from an MPLS network to a virtual private network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a...
US-7,688,829 System and methods for network segmentation
A routing mechanism provides network segmentation preservation by route distribution with segment identification, policy distribution for a given VPN segment,...
US-7,688,828 Downstream remote 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-7,688,819 Faster routing protocol convergence using efficient message markup
Devices executing routing protocols can mark routing protocol messages as urgent so that peer devices are signaled to consume the messages on an expedited basis....
US-7,688,809 Media inactivity detection in VoIP networks
Systems and techniques to determine that a VoIP call is an inactive media call. One or more counters may be used to determine information indicative of an...
US-7,688,795 Coordinated reboot mechanism reducing service disruption in network environments
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a plurality of network elements for reinitiation, wherein the network elements are operative to manage at least...
US-7,688,790 Method and apparatus for interconnecting a private cellular network to a public cellular network
A communications system extends over a cellular region formed of a plurality of wireless cells where each cell covers a portion of the cellular region. Each cell...
US-7,688,762 Mesh backhaul network planning
In an example embodiment, a number of contending nodes and colliding nodes for a plurality of links of a network is determined. The capacity of each of the...
US-7,688,761 Method and system for classifying packets in a network based on meta rules
In one embodiment, a packet in a network is classified. A header of the packet includes various fields. Single-dimensional lookups are performed for each header...
US-7,688,741 Analysis of network performance
A method for testing of a communication network, using a plurality of traffic agents coupled to communicate via the network. The method includes transmitting a...
US-7,688,716 Method, apparatus, and system for improving ethernet ring convergence time
One embodiment in accordance with the invention is a method that includes detecting a failure in a ring network and transmitting a multicast message across the...
US-7,688,714 Network routing apparatus that performs soft graceful restart
A network data packet routing apparatus with BGP is configured to soft reset an AFI or SAFI, so that forwarding on routes associated with the AFI or SAFI can...
US-7,687,678 Electronic bandage with flexible electronic controller
An electronic bandage includes (i) bandage material, (ii) a treatment portion supported by the bandage material, the treatment portion being constructed and...
US-7,685,316 System and method for coordinated network configuration
Disclosed are device managers, systems and methods for coordinating the configurations of devices on a network. An exemplary system having devices and/or device...
US-7,685,294 Querying ASAP policy systems
Methods and devices for querying any-service-any-port policy systems. A method for a network device to route calls using policy considerations receives a call...
US-7,685,290 Method and apparatus for handling SCTP multi-homed connections
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for reliably handling Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) multi-homed connections across multiple translation (e.g.,...
US-7,685,223 Network-wide service discovery
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for network wide discovery of service ports of a gateway device in a storage area network (SAN) that are available for use by...
US-7,684,794 Managing endpoint addresses separately from managing endpoint mobility
Performing management operations for a mobile node present in a foreign network includes performing an address management operation and a mobility management...
US-7,684,555 Method and system for failover capability for remote call center agents
A method for providing fail-over capability in a local branch of a call center includes determining, by a local device, which of a plurality of phones are call...
US-7,684,434 System and method for providing a presence based Camp-On feature in a communications environment
A method for facilitating a data session in a communications environment is provided that includes initiating, by a first endpoint, a call that is intended for a...
US-7,684,419 Ethernet encapsulation over optical transport network
A method and system for encapsulating a frame for transport over an optical transport network are disclosed. A method includes receiving a packet at a network...
US-7,684,411 Apparatus for limiting VPNv4 prefixes per VPN in an inter-autonomous system environment
An apparatus for limiting Virtual Private Network (VPNv4) prefixes per VPN in an inter-autonomous system environment are presented. A limit on the number of...
US-7,684,385 Inter-enterprise telephony using a central brokerage device
A system for inter-enterprise telephony communications includes a central brokerage device that can receive a packet encoding a dialed telephone identifier...
US-7,684,364 System and method for providing a virtual line channel in a packet based communication network
A method for implementing a virtual line channel in a packet switched network includes reserving a virtual line channel associated with a first station and...
US-7,684,355 Transparent wireless bridge route aggregation
In an example embodiment, there is described herein a "Wireless Route Aggregation Protocol" (WRAP) that is used to aggregate multiple wireless links into a WRAP...
US-7,684,351 Inter-domain optimization trigger in PCE-based environment
A technique triggers optimization of a traffic engineering (TE) label switched path (LSP) that spans multiple domains of a computer network from a head-end node...
US-7,684,350 Method and apparatus for distributing labels in a label distribution protocol multicast network
A method of distributing labels in a label distribution protocol multicast network having a root node and at least one leaf node comprises the steps, performed...
US-7,684,316 Multicast fast reroute for network topologies
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a multicast join message at a node having a plurality of interfaces, identifying the interface at which the join...
US-7,681,226 Methods and apparatus providing security for multiple operational states of a computerized device
A system controls security during operation of a computerized device by enforcing a first security policy during first operational state of the computerized...
US-7,681,101 Hybrid corrective scheme for dropped packets
In one embodiment, a hybrid packet repair scheme adaptively switches among unicast retransmission, multicast retransmission, and Forward Error Correction (FEC)...
US-7,680,956 Communicating additional information in a DNS update response by requesting deletion of a specific record
A technique is performed within a DNS server to respond to a DNS message. The technique includes receiving the DNS message from a requesting device (e.g., a DHCP...
US-7,680,925 Method and system for testing provisioned services in a network
A method, system, and apparatus are provided for testing a service in a network. A simulated interface is created on a network device by a Network Management...
US-7,680,915 Selectively forced redirection of network traffic
Techniques for redirecting a client request. The client request is received at a first server. The first server forwards the client request to a second server....
US-7,680,913 Mechanism to enforce availability preferences and needs of user resources hosted by telecommunication networks
A method and a system are disclosed for making available telecommunication network resources associated with network subscribers and exposed by a Network Service...
US-7,680,876 Highly available domain name system
A technique is performed by a high availability main primary DNS name server. The technique involves receiving a DNS update sent from a DNS client to the main...
US-7,680,806 Reducing overflow of hash table entries
An apparatus and method for reducing overflow in a hash table lookup mechanism that moves entries from full or nearly full buckets in one hash table to less full...
US-7,680,457 Method and system for collaborated beamforming for reducing interference
A method is provided for reducing interferences in a wireless communication system. First, in one or more cells, a plurality of frequency-time frames are...
US-7,680,413 Optical network monitoring system and method
An optical network monitoring system and method provide for optical network diverting or further legal intercept, operational and/or other monitoring of general...
US-7,680,349 Variable length coding for clustered transform coefficients in video compression
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression combines a position identifying method to identify the relative position of clusters of...
US-7,680,253 Method and apparatus for remote notification of office mail delivery
A mailbox system that notifies the mail recipient, via a communication network, of the presence of physical mail in his or her mailbox. A button is placed in...
US-7,680,105 Voice over internet protocol (VOIP) subcell multiplexing
A communication device such as a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateway multiplexes data intended for multiple voice connections within a single IP packet....
US-7,680,104 Address tagging for network address translation (NAT) traversal
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for generating, as well as processing data that is traversing (or will be traversing) a translation device, such as a Network...
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