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US-7,592,754 Method and apparatus for driving a light emitting diode
An LED drive circuit includes a current source configured to electrically drive an LED. In one configuration, the current source forms part of an integrated...
US-7,591,013 System and method for client initiated authentication in a session initiation protocol environment
A system for client initiated authentication comprises a user agent client and a user agent server. The user agent client is operable to communicate a session...
US-7,590,760 Hybrid interface synchronization method and driver-client model for high availability systems
A system and method for supporting a "hitless" switchover from an Active to a Standby processor uses a hybrid synchronization of interface states to allow...
US-7,590,740 Expediting port release in distributed networks
A method and device to expedite port release. The method includes receiving a call setup request for a port and then determining the current state of the port....
US-7,590,418 Method and apparatus of a location server for hierarchical WLAN systems
Methods, apparatuses, and systems directed to processing location and network data in a wireless network. According to one implementation of the present...
US-7,590,231 Supporting enhanced media communications in communications conferences
A method for supporting communications involves establishing a communications conference that includes multiple conference participants that each provide an...
US-7,590,230 Automated conference recording for missing conference participants
A conferencing system provides automated recording of conference media using a recording module. The recording module connects with conferences and records these...
US-7,590,152 Router-based monitoring of EF-on-EF jitter
A system for monitoring EF-on-EF jitter in a network node having an EP output queue into which EF packets are entered comprises a first counter that counts the...
US-7,590,132 In-band negotiation in single transcompression scenarios related applications
A network device has a processor to control message traffic between the network device and other devices in a network, a port to allow the network device to send...
US-7,590,123 Method of providing an encrypted multipoint VPN service
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing an encrypted multipoint Virtual Private Network (VPN) service is presented. A first packet of a...
US-7,590,120 Enhanced multicast VLAN registration
A method and apparatus utilized in layer 2 access switches of an Ethernet ring-based network to bridge multicast packets between a multicast VLAN and a selected...
US-7,590,119 Method and apparatus for context-based prefix updates in border gateway protocol
A method is disclosed for providing context-based routing table updates in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hosts. One or more contexts representing distinct...
US-7,590,070 System and method for discretionary multiplexing and compressing in a communications environment
A method for compressing information is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and electing whether to...
US-7,590,050 Module firmware recovery
A network access server (NAS) for use in a communications system utilized by users of telephone, fax, or modem calls, the NAS having more than one processor with...
US-7,589,435 Reporting power requirements of a powered device
In one embodiment, a powered device is configured to determine module population and the appropriate power requirements for installed modules. The power...
US-7,588,216 Fiber optic cabling management using hook and loop fabric
An apparatus and method for cable management via hook and loop type materials are provided. The apparatus includes a substrate and a tie wrap. In at least one...
US-7,587,760 System and methods for preventing denial of service attacks
Conventional countermeasures to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks typically focus on practices and rules for organizing a robust, DDoS-resilient...
US-7,587,751 Method and apparatus for automatically re-validating multiple clients of an authentication system
According to one embodiment of the invention, a session list identifying communication sessions relating to supplicants that access a computer network through an...
US-7,587,746 Methods and apparatus for enabling and disabling cable modem receiver circuitry
Methods and apparatus for disabling and enabling the receiver circuitry of a cable modem connected to a cable network headend are described. The cable network...
US-7,587,635 Method of debugging "active" unit using "non-intrusive source-level debugger" on "standby" unit of high...
A method of debugging an active unit in a computer system having an active unit for routing computer connections and a standby unit configured to route computer...
US-7,587,498 Methods and apparatus for mobile IP dynamic home agent allocation
In accordance with one aspect of the invention, methods and apparatus for distributing a Mobile IP registration request to one of a plurality of Home Agents are...
US-7,587,493 Local network address management
A method for managing Internet Protocol (IP) addresses on a data communications network includes allocating multiple local IP address pools, requesting IP...
US-7,587,465 Method and apparatus for configuring nodes as masters or slaves
A node (101, FIG. 1), within a networked computer system (100), is capable of supporting communications with other nodes relating to operating multiple...
US-7,587,139 Optical channel power control in WDM networks
Information about optical amplifier ASE power is propagated down a link. Each amplifier along the link can learn of the ASE power at its input and take this...
US-7,587,137 System and method for seamless integration of CWDM and DWDM technologies on a fiber optics infrastructure
The present invention provides a system and method for multiplexing DWDM channels on top existing CWDM infrastructure. An erbium-doped fiber amplifier amplifies...
US-7,586,956 Intelligent event notification processing and delivery at a network switch
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided for intelligently processing of event notification or callhome messages at a network...
US-7,586,940 Forwarding packets in a gateway performing network address translation (NAT)
A gateway device providing a search utility to determine both NAT information and forwarding information ("both pieces of information") in a single search...
US-7,586,918 Link fragment interleaving with fragmentation preceding queuing
A network router where fragmentation takes place prior to the queuing. After packets are classified, the low priority packets are fragmented and AAL5 and MLPPP...
US-7,586,915 Technique for coupling entities via virtual ports
A technique transfers data between geographically dispersed entities belonging to a virtual-local-area network (VLAN). According to the technique, geographically...
US-7,586,912 Techniques for exchanging DHCP information among DHCP relay agents and DHCP servers
A technique involves exchanging DHCP relay agent information with a DHCP server. In particular, the technique involves receiving a DHCP message en route from a...
US-7,586,905 Method of device service activation using a discovery mechanism
An Internet service device includes data and instructions to generate a user interface to subscribe to an Internet service, and to automatically discover one or...
US-7,586,895 Performing extended lookups on MAC-based tables including level 3 multicast group destination addresses
A method, system, and computer program product are presented to optimize OSI Level 2 switch forwarding of frames comprising IP addresses, 802.1 QinQ VLAN...
US-7,586,877 Method and system to determine and communicate the presence of a mobile device in a predefined zone
A method and system to provide a notification is described. The system may comprise a first mobile device including a positioning component to determine when the...
US-7,586,855 System and method to detect non-native storage components to manage configuration in a communications network
A system and method to detect non-native storage components to manage configuration in a communications network are disclosed. A stored key set is retrieved from...
US-7,586,852 Devices, software and methods for measuring packet loss burstiness to determine quality of voice data...
Devices, software, and methods measure a burstiness of packet loss episodes in transmissions of voice data through networks. At least one burstiness statistic is...
US-7,586,851 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-7,586,841 System and method for protecting against failure of a TE-LSP tail-end node
A technique protects against failure of a tail-end node of a Traffic Engineering (TE) Label Switched Path (LSP) in a computer network. According to the...
US-7,586,840 Method and apparatus for detecting and fixing faults in an inline-power capable ethernet system
The present disclosure provides for the sensing and detection of potential ground faults, and location of faulty ports. Circuitry is provided that utilizes the...
US-7,586,407 Network device providing multi-function status indicators
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate the display of status information associated with a network device using a plurality of multi-function status...
US-D599,800 Ethernet to USB adapter
US-D599,784 Dock for an electronic device
US-7,583,733 Methods and apparatus for facilitating network splicing
The invention provides systems and methods for providing compressed video data from multiple bit streams. The systems and methods apply a two-stage strategy. In...
US-7,583,707 System, method and apparatus for controlling a network post-demultiplexing function
A system, method and apparatus for controlling a network post-demultiplexing function such as dejittering is described. The method includes accessing data...
US-7,583,703 System and method for power injection and out of band communications on shared medium
In one embodiment, in a power injection and out of band communications on a shared medium system, the system is configured to receive a power signal....
US-7,583,678 Methods and apparatus for scheduling entities using a primary scheduling mechanism such as calendar scheduling...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for scheduling entities in a system, such as, but not limited to a computer or communications system. Typically, calendar...
US-7,583,672 Techniques to support asymmetrical static/dynamic adjacency in routers
A static neighbor configured network device is configured with a static neighbor feature including a static neighbor list of network devices. The static neighbor...
US-7,583,670 Method and system for managing network traffic based on matching criteria
Methods and systems are provided for managing network traffic in a network device based on matching criteria. The method includes providing a plurality of...
US-7,583,668 Security system for network address translation systems
A system and method are disclosed for providing perform network address translation of network layer addresses of packets exchanged between nodes on a local...
US-7,583,658 Signal processing allocation using credit prediction
Digital signal processing resource allocation using a credit prediction scheme is described. The digital signal processing allocation method may include...
US-7,583,621 Method and apparatus for suppressing echo cancelling in a packet switched network
A method, or corresponding apparatus, assumes a call is a Voice Band Data (VBD) call. The method disables a local echo canceller and transmits a tone that...
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