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US-7,630,361 Method and apparatus for using data-over-cable applications and services in non-cable environments
A generic data over cable system configures different cable and/or non-cable network infrastructures to operate in a data over cable environment. In one...
US-7,630,352 Support mobile device in asymmetric link environment
Methods and apparatus for registering a mobile device such as a mobile node or mobile router with a Home Agent in an asymmetric link environment. A Foreign Agent...
US-7,630,312 Approximated per-flow rate limiting
A method and apparatus to limit the throughput rate on a packet-by-packet basis. Each packet of an input flow is mapped to an entry in a flow table for each...
US-7,630,298 Method and apparatus for forwarding data in a data communications network
A method of forwarding data in a data communications network having a plurality of nodes comprises the steps, performed at a repairing node, of computing the...
US-7,630,293 Redundant packet selection and manipulation in wireless communications systems
A communications system includes a mobile unit that transmits content and a number of base transceiver stations that receive the content from the mobile unit....
US-7,630,230 Static random access memory architecture
An architecture for a semiconductor static random access memory (SRAM) is described. In one example, a first set or group or stage of SRAM banks are coupled to a...
US-D605,643 Router
US-7,627,870 Method and apparatus for a data structure comprising a hierarchy of queues or linked list data structures
Systems and methods are disclosed for implementing and using data structures comprised of a hierarchy of queues or linked list data structures. A queue or linked...
US-7,627,675 Methods and devices for regulating traffic on a network
Methods and devices are provided for regulating traffic on a network. According to some aspects of the invention, if a subscriber's upstream traffic exceeds a...
US-7,627,656 Providing configuration information to an endpoint
Providing configuration information to an endpoint includes receiving at a file server a configuration information request from the endpoint. The configuration...
US-7,627,629 Method and apparatus for multipoint conferencing
A method of controlling a multimedia multipoint conference that includes two or more participating multimedia terminals that each includes one or more codecs....
US-7,627,573 Bypassing native storage operations by communicating protected data within locking messages using a lock...
Data is protected using locks, with the protected data sometimes being included in the locking messages, which may reduce overall processing latency, and/or...
US-7,627,290 Route convergence monitoring system and method
A route convergence monitoring system and method provide for determining routing changes or affected devices that may cause detrimental or other quality...
US-7,627,004 Transporting synchronization channel information across a packet network
A technique for preserving information contained in a synchronization channel of a Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) frame across a packet network. Information...
US-7,627,000 Using an external router to manage foreign data communication channel traffic
Methods and apparatus for efficiently managing third-party data communication channel (DCC) channels using an optical network element without an OSI stack in...
US-7,626,987 Using ordered locking mechanisms to maintain sequences of items such as packets
Sequences of items may be maintained using ordered locks. These items may correspond to anything, but using ordered locks to maintain sequences of packets may be...
US-7,626,969 Relative location of a wireless node in a wireless network
In one embodiment, a method includes computing a probability surface corresponding to the location probability of the wireless node within a physical region...
US-7,626,963 EAP/SIM authentication for mobile IP to leverage GSM/SIM authentication infrastructure
Methods and apparatus for dynamically generating a set of Mobile IP keys are disclosed. The set of Mobile IP keys is dynamically generated using an existing...
US-7,626,948 System and method for verifying the validity of a path in a network environment
A method for verifying a validity of a path is provided that includes receiving an advertisement communication at a first autonomous system from a second...
US-7,626,925 Methods for finding a merge point node for MPLS fast re-route
Methods and apparatus for unambiguously identifying merge points associated with backup label switched paths (LSPs) which substantially bypass border routers...
US-7,625,247 Self-contained internal connector seizure mechanism
In one embodiment a self-contained seizure mechanism comprises a plunger, a spring, and a retainer guide having means for movably securing the plunger to the...
US-7,625,240 Receptacle connector
A connector comprising an insulating body defining a slot that is adapted to receive a pluggable module. A plurality of conductive pins extend into the slot and...
US-7,624,447 Using threshold lists for worm detection
A computer-implemented method is provided for screening communication traffic. A list of one or more threshold pairs including respective first and second...
US-7,624,437 Methods and apparatus for user authentication and interactive unit authentication
In a hardware client for remote logon to a network, a two layer authentication protocol enables authorized users to log on while discouraging unauthorized users....
US-7,624,431 802.1X authentication technique for shared media
The present invention provides a technique for securely implementing port-based authentication on a shared media port in an intermediate node, such as a router....
US-7,624,270 Inter subnet roaming system and method
The present invention communication network system and method facilitates authentication and registration in a communication network as mobile nodes move from...
US-7,624,195 Method and apparatus for distributed network address translation processing
Methods and apparatuses for distributing network address translation. By having a gateway inform inside devices of global addresses, the gateway can avoid...
US-7,624,190 Methods and apparatus for inserting data into a communications session
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a data communications device such as a switch or a router to provide a technique for inserting data...
US-7,624,184 Methods and apparatus for managing access to data through a network device
The invention is directed to techniques for managing access to data available from a data access device using a network switching protocol to manage content...
US-7,624,181 Techniques for authenticating a subscriber for an access network using DHCP
Techniques for authenticating a user for access to an IP network include receiving from the user's host a DHCP request which includes user identifier data. A...
US-7,624,164 Method and apparatus for retrieving network configuration from a remote network node
In one embodiment, a first network node in a subnet retrieves a network configuration from a second network node located outside the subnet. The first network...
US-7,623,659 Biometric non-repudiation network security systems and methods
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a client device includes a biometric unit, a transceiver unit, and a cryptographic engine. The...
US-7,623,633 System and method for providing presence information to voicemail users
A method of providing telecommunication service includes receiving a call for a called party from a calling party. The method also includes determining a...
US-7,623,546 Latency improvement for file transfers over network connections
A method of improving latency time of a data transfer between a sender and a receiver, receiving an odd number of data segments from among a plurality of data...
US-7,623,535 Routing protocol support for half duplex virtual routing and forwarding instance
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing dynamic routing support for Half-Duplex Virtual Routing and Forwarding (HDVRF) environments. The...
US-7,623,505 Method and system for label edge routing in a wireless network
A method for label edge routing in a wireless network is provided. The method includes providing a flow between an application of a mobile unit and a serving...
US-7,623,491 Decoding using redundant packet selection information in wireless communications systems
A communications system includes a mobile unit that transmits coded content. The system also includes a number of base transceiver stations that receive the...
US-7,623,474 Techniques for distributing information using multicast subsets
Techniques for sending data in a packet-switched communications network include determining multiple subsets of adjacent network nodes of the network. The...
US-7,623,468 Programmable packet parsing processor
The present invention provides a packet processing device and method. A parsing processor provides instruction-driven content inspection of network packets at...
US-7,623,464 Rapid protocol failure detection
A method is disclosed for rapidly detecting a protocol failure. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving an indication that a first process has failed....
US-7,623,461 Trigger for packing path computation requests
A technique triggers packing of path computation requests (PCRs) for traffic engineering (TE) label switched paths (LSPs) that are sent from one or more...
US-7,623,456 Apparatus and method for implementing comprehensive QoS independent of the fabric system
An apparatus and method for implementing comprehensive QOS independent of the fabric system is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a system is provided...
US-7,623,455 Method and apparatus for dynamic load balancing over a network link bundle
Techniques for distributing data packets over a network link bundle include storing an output data packet in a data flow queue based on a flow identification...
US-7,623,445 Multiple ring support within a single network element
A network element receives frames from multiple ring networks. Each ring network linked to the network element is supported by a designated support program. The...
US-7,623,273 Technique for connecting V.34 fax machines via fax relay gateways which are not adapted to support V.34 fax...
A method and system for connecting V.34 enabled fax machines (that is fax machines capable of operating at 33,600 bps) over network gateways that use the...
US-7,621,190 Method and apparatus for strain monitoring of printed circuit board assemblies
A technique of monitoring strain on a printed circuit board assembly involves the use of a strain detector mounted on a printed circuit board. The strain...
US-7,620,975 Internal routing protocol support for distributing encryption information
A method and apparatus for providing routing protocol support for distributing encryption information is presented. Subnet prefixes reachable on a first customer...
US-7,620,870 Data compression method and system
A data compression method and system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the data compression method includes receiving a data packet. Also, the method includes...
US-7,620,848 Method of diagnosing and repairing network devices based on scenarios
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for diagnosing and repairing network devices based on scenarios. The method and apparatus aggregate responses to a...
US-7,620,846 Redundant power and data over a wired data telecommunications network
A method and apparatus for redundant power and data over a wired data telecommunications network permits power to be received at a local powered device (PD) from...
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