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US-7,668,178 Methods and apparatus for implementing VPN services
Implementation of a VPN service such as a VPLS (Virtual Private Local area network Service) is performed utilizing a two-stage process. A first stage of the...
US-7,668,174 Methods and apparatus for home address management at home agent for NAI based mobile nodes
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for managing an IP address assigned to a Mobile Node. In one embodiment, the Mobile Node appends an...
US-7,668,166 Peer-model support for virtual private networks having potentially overlapping addresses
A method for operating a router has the following steps. First, the router receives a data packet to be forwarded, the data packet having an indication that it...
US-7,668,163 Transparent network service enhancement
Embodiments of the invention may be used to optimize communications between a first routing device and a second routing device. The first routing device may...
US-7,668,161 Classifying data packet protocol values
An apparatus for classifying data packet protocol values in a packet architecture comprising a packet header and a packet payload including an extension header...
US-7,668,158 Packet-switched telephony with circuit-switched backup
A packet voice switch 60 and method for its operation are disclosed. The switch comprises a network switching means, preferably implemented within its host...
US-7,668,120 Virtual IP-based A/V inputs for universal media servers
In one embodiment, a universal media server (e.g., a set-top box) has zero or more physical audio and/or video (A/V) inputs configured to receive A/V data, and...
US-7,668,119 Ad hoc network formation and management based on aggregation of ad hoc nodes according to an aggregation hierarchy
Each mobile ad hoc node has an assigned hierarchy position within an identified tree-based aggregation group. Each ad hoc node is configured for selectively...
US-7,668,116 Root node shutdown messaging for multipoint-to-multipoint transport tree
In one embodiment, a method comprises registering, by a first label switching router having been identified as a root of a prescribed transport tree for...
US-7,668,111 Determining traffic flow characteristics in a storage area network
Methods and apparatus are provided for determining traffic characteristics and statistics for storage area network flows. An intelligent line card associated...
US-7,668,101 ARQ in a point to multipoint network
The systems and methods for incorporating an automatic retransmission mechanism into a point to multipoint network MAC layer that does not already incorporate...
US-7,668,090 Setting pre-congestion notification admission and preemption thresholds in computer networks
A method and apparatus for setting admission and preemption thresholds in a computer network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving...
US-D610,600 Digital video camera with built-in connector
US-7,664,897 Method and apparatus for communicating over a resource interconnect
A resource interconnect architecture and associated descriptor protocol provides more efficient communication between different resources in a data processing...
US-7,664,879 Caching content and state data at a network element
Methods are disclosed for caching content and state data at a network element. In one embodiment, data packets are intercepted at a network element. An...
US-7,664,823 Partitioned packet processing in a multiprocessor environment
A packet processing system includes multiple processors and a set of code partitions that implement a feature set for packet processing. Each of the processors...
US-7,664,789 Method and apparatus to minimize database exchange in OSPF by using a SHA-1 digest value
The present invention provides a method of determining whether database located on a first router is synchronized with the database located on a second router by...
US-7,664,188 Spatio-temporal processing for communication
A space-time signal processing system with advantageously reduced complexity. The system may take advantage of multiple transmitter antenna elements and/or...
US-7,664,139 Method and apparatus for using stuffing bytes over a G.709 signal to carry multiple streams
Methods and apparatus for allowing containers in an optical transport network to be shared between users are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present...
US-7,664,136 Inline power for multiple devices in a wired data telecommunications network
A power sourcing equipment-powered device (PSE-PD) combination unit requests inline power from a connected PSE or other PSE-PD combination unit by having the PD...
US-7,664,057 Audio-to-video synchronization system and method for packet-based network video conferencing
Synchronizing audio and video streams in packet-based networks requires synchronization of packet timestamps. The present invention provides such synchronization...
US-7,664,013 Loop prevention technique for MPLS using service labels
A local fast reroute (FRR) technique is implemented at the edge of a computer network. In accordance with the technique, if an edge device detects a node or link...
US-D610,142 Network media adapter
US-D610,105 Telepresence system
US-D610,101 Access point circuit receptacle
US-7,661,097 Method and system for analyzing source code
Methods and systems are provided for analyzing a source code. The method includes collecting function entry information during the execution of tests on the...
US-7,661,025 Method of ensuring consistent configuration between processors running different versions of software
A method of establishing and maintaining a consistent configuration state of a first processor, running on a first version of operating software, and a second...
US-7,660,983 Method and apparatus for creating a secure communication channel among multiple event service nodes
An approach for establishing secure multicast communication among multiple event service nodes is disclosed. The event service nodes, which can be distributed...
US-7,660,909 Preallocation of client network address translation addresses for client-server networks
An improved client network address translation ("NAT") system is provided. Methods are provided for initializing connection control blocks with the client NAT...
US-7,660,901 Method and apparatus for defining a user specific configuration environment
A method for identifying an expected configuration environment defined by configuration parameters typically employed by a user, and seamlessly applying the...
US-7,660,889 Initialization and acquisition of peers in a peers' list in a peer-to-peer network
A method for creating an initial list of peers in a peer-to-peer (P2P) network comprising initiating a connection from a spy node to a suspect node in the...
US-7,660,882 Deploying network element management system provisioning services
A method and apparatus for deploying EMS provisioning services is provided. A communication to administer a particular service on a network element is...
US-7,660,849 Extending camp-on capabilities to invitees to an ongoing converence call
A method and system for extending Camp-On Capabilities to invitees to an ongoing conference call. In one embodiment, a persistent invitation is extended to a...
US-7,660,526 Through channel loss prevention at a WDM node
At a WDM add/drop node of an optical fiber, an add/drop multiplexer system with opto-electric components in the through channel path has an optical switch...
US-7,660,477 Multiple image artifact correction of images for a display having a partially-silvered surface
An apparatus, a method and a computer program product for correcting image data for the presence of a ghost image. The image data is for acceptance by a device...
US-7,660,405 System and method for employing state information to enhance network functionality
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...
US-7,660,318 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...
US-7,660,317 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...
US-7,660,299 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...
US-7,660,271 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...
US-7,660,254 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...
US-7,660,252 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...
US-7,660,238 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...
US-7,659,701 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...
US-7,658,319 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...
US-7,657,940 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....
US-7,657,916 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...
US-7,657,915 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...
US-7,657,821 Error detecting code for multi-character, multi-lane, multi-level physical transmission
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...
US-7,657,781 System and method for providing redundant data load sharing in a distributed network
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...
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