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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...
US-7,633,855 System and method for resolving address conflicts in a network
A system for resolving address conflicts in a network. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes an address-configuration module that is adapted to...
US-7,633,854 Method for routing information over a network
A method of operating an optical network is described. The network includes a number of nodes connected by a number of links. A method according to the present...
US-7,631,347 System and method for multi-session establishment involving disjoint authentication and authorization servers
A system and method that supports disjoint authentication server farms and disjoint policy or authorization servers for multi-session establishment. The...
US-7,631,264 Method for managing contents of a web site
A method for managing contents of a web site. A request to access a web site is received from a requestor, wherein the web site comprises a sparse tree directory...
US-7,631,225 Approach for characterizing the dynamic availability behavior of network elements
An approach is provided for characterizing the dynamic availability behavior of network elements using metrics that indicate patterns of availability of a...
US-7,631,222 Method and apparatus for correlating events in a network
A uniquely configured data structure is used to store event information for each network entity, where logical and physical dependency relationships among...
US-7,631,055 Method and apparatus providing automatic connection announcement from a modular network device to a network...
A method of provisioning modular network devices is described. A generic configuration is placed on a device; the configuration comprises commands for...
US-7,630,487 Method and system for distributing calls
A method for distributing calls includes receiving a plurality of calls each for connection with one of a plurality of agents and storing each of the plurality...
US-7,630,486 Method and system for handling a queued automatic call distributor call
A method for handling a queued automatic call distributor call includes receiving a call from an endpoint of a caller over a first connection. The call comprises...
US-7,630,405 Techniques for ensuring synchronized processing at remote fiber channel and fiber connectivity networks
Techniques described use Generic Framing Procedure (GFP) to transport data across an optical transport network between near and far Fiber Channel (FC) or Fiber...
US-7,630,393 Optimizing queuing of voice packet flows in a network
A system and method are disclosed for increasing the efficiency with which data is transmitted over a network link. Voice packets are encoded to include header...
US-7,630,392 Multi-homing using controlled route leakage at a backup service provider
A technique for implementing route aggregation in a computer network containing a multi-homed customer site connected to primary and second networks, which in...
US-7,630,376 Distributed packet processing with ordered locks to maintain requisite packet orderings
Sequences of items may be maintained using ordered locks. These items may correspond to anything, but using ordered locks to maintain sequences of packets,...
US-7,630,364 Securely managing network element state information in transport-layer associations
Rules in NAT and firewall devices are updated only when a packet flow is verified as genuine through transport-layer message acknowledgment sequences. When a...
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...
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