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Infiniband/fibre channel bridge architecture
A bridge comprises an InfiniBand channel adapter, a fiber channel adapter, a command path, and a data path. The command path is coupled to the InfiniBand channel...
Method and apparatus for advertising update messages to peers and peer
groups in a border gateway protocol process
A method is disclosed for advertising update messages to peers and peer entities. In an embodiment, all update messages that are to be advertised to a specific...
Network device/CPU interface scheme
A system and method for implementing a CPU/Network Device Interface that reduces the CPU involvement in managing the interface. New data structures in shared...
Performance profiling for improved data throughput
A computer-implemented system and method for performance profiling on a target device. The computer-implemented method includes configuring the target device to...
High power, optically-linearized microwave fiber optic link with
suppression of fiber induced distortion
Techniques and system implementations for fiber optic transmission systems for suppressing fiber induced distortions and modulation-induced distortions as well...
System and method for multiplexing, fragmenting, and interleaving in a
A method for communicating data is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow. The method also includes...
Buffer allocation using probability of dropping unordered segments
Allocation of buffer space for segment re-ordering is restricted based on a probability that the flow would consume too much space. A flow's current or recently...
Efficient framing procedure for variable length packets
A method of processing Ethernet signals for transport in an optical network system is disclosed. The method includes encapsulating Ethernet frames into EFP...
Backup service managers for providing reliable network services in a
A system and method are disclosed for providing a network service. A first criteria specifying a first set of flows from a first service manager is received at a...
Network-wide congestion control of SPVC signaling messages
A system and method are described for a semi-permanent virtual circuit (SPVC) manager to manage a network of switches coupled together to form a semi-permanent...
Extending SONET/SDH automatic protection switching
The invention provides a method and system for coupling a SONET/SDH network to a routing network that does not have a single point of failure. Multiple routers...
Method and system for routing communications among computer networks
A method and system for determining route redistribution are disclosed. The method generally comprises receiving an information packet from a neighbor source....
Method and apparatus for fast failure detection in switched LAN networks
A switch detects port failures and identifies a MAC address associated with the port failure. The switch then sends a failure notification message to other ports...
Authentication of SIP and RTP traffic
A method for authenticating communication traffic includes receiving a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) data packet sent over a network from a source address to...
Connecting VPN users in a public network
A method for connecting a user computer to a first computer network includes transmitting a connection request by the user computer, via a second computer...
Method and apparatus for using a role based access control system on a
A role based access control system is described that assigns roles, which otherwise are mutually exclusive, to users based on detecting designated conditions...
Automated hardware parity and parity error generation technique for high
availability integrated circuits
A technique wherein High Availability (HA) hardware is used to automatically validate control and configuration registers, e.g. automatically generate parity,...
Data replication for redundant network components
In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a method for replicating data for redundant network components is disclosed. Data associated with a call is...
System and method for service tagging for enhanced packet processing in a
An apparatus for charging in a network environment is provided that includes an access gateway encapsulation/decapsulation element operable to establish one or...
Epoch-based MUD logging
Methods and apparatus for performing MUD logging for a volume in a system implementing network-based virtualization are disclosed. This is accomplished by...
Data cut-through in an infiniband/fibre channel bridge
A bridge comprises an InfiniBand port, a fiber channel port, a cut-through data path coupled to the InfiniBand port and fiber channel port comprising a data...
Method and apparatus for estimating periodic worst-case delay under actual
and hypothetical conditions using a...
Methods and apparatuses for estimating periodic worst-case delay for a class of traffic. An aggregate (i.e., a class or label on which traffic is classified and...
Techniques for establishing subscriber sessions on an access network using
Techniques for supporting subscriber sessions for access to an IP network include receiving from a first node at a different second node, a Dynamic Host...
Method and system for efficient link recovery for fibre channel over
SONET/SDH transport path
A method and system for flow control of GFP-encapsulated Fiber Channel frames over SONET/SDH transport networks is described. Transport interfaces, in the form...
Automated configuration of RF WLANs via selected sensors
In a wireless LAN (WLAN), methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating configuration of a wireless network is provided. According to one...
Method and system for dynamic assignment of wireless LAN access point
In a wireless LAN (WLAN) a method and system for dynamically assigning a configuration identity to a device being connected to the WLAN is provided. An access...
Method and system for sending facsimile transmissions from mobile devices
A system and method for sending facsimile transmissions from mobile devices via web servers wherein a mobile device receives and displays a limited subset of...
Link state advertisements specifying dynamic routing metrics and
associated variation metrics and selective...
Each router in a network is configured for executing a link state routing protocol based on outputting a corresponding first link state advertisement message...
Method and apparatus for throttling audio packets according to gateway
Rather than dropping packets, the invention throttles the rate that audio packets are output from a voice gateway by increasing the VoIP packet size. An encoder...
2-rate scheduling based on search trees with configurable excess bandwidth
Systems and methods for two-rate scheduling over a class hierarchy wherein controlled rates are delivered in a smooth manner, even over short time intervals. A...
Method for recursive BGP route updates in MPLS networks
A method for providing BGP route updates in an MPLS network is disclosed. The route update is performed at a router having a forwarding information table...
System and method for securing a communication network
A method for securing a communication network is provided. A communication session established between a local media endpoint located in a communication network...
Method and apparatus for clock synchronization in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for synchronizing a local clock value in a wireless receiver receiving a data unit containing synchronization information. The method...
Point-to-point MAC protocol for high speed wireless bridging
Systems and methods for improving throughput in point-to-point wireless communication links are provided. In one particular implementation, a media access...
Modeling protocol transactions as formal languages with applications for
A service grammar can be defined in Backus Naur Form for a protocol. The service grammar can be compiled into a service analyzer, which can identify services...
Methods and devices are provided for implementing security groups in an enterprise network. The security groups include first network nodes that are subject to...
Method and system for providing delay bound and priortized packet dropping
A method and system for providing delay bound and prioritized packet dropping are disclosed. The system limits the size of a queue configured to deliver packets...
Supporting a pluggable transceiver module
A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board, and a connector supported by the circuit board. The connector is configured to electrically connect with a...
Method and apparatus for preventing network reset attacks
A method for improving resistance of network protocols running on transmission control protocol (TCP), such as BGP. For example, a method comprises receiving,...
Uninterruptible power supply resource sharing for multiple power sourcing
equipment network devices
In a network deploying a plurality of network devices with PSE capabilities, a UPS resource may be effectively shared among those network devices by selecting at...
Sharing memory among multiple information channels
Memory is shared among multiple information channels, which may be of particular use for storing streams of packets. Memory allocation information is maintained...
Method and system for supporting distance extension in networks having
A method and system for communicating state information between a local device and a remote device across a transport network is disclosed. Each of the local and...
Network device setup utility
A network device setup utility gathers network configuration information at a computing device, displays network-device-installation instructions; and configures...
Content request redirection from a wed protocol to a file protocol
A method and apparatus for routing a data request in a content delivery network receives a Hypertext Protocol (HTTP) format client data request and redirects the...
Access point with orientation sensor
A wireless access point and method of deploying is disclosed including a radio component for wirelessly communicating with at least one mobile client and a...
System and method for end-to-end communications tracing
A method for tracing communications includes receiving trace criteria from a first remote element and determining whether a call signaling message matches the...
Apparatus and methods for providing event-based data communications device
A system and method are provided which enable a data communications device to be programmed to automatically and dynamically modify allocation of resources upon...
Fibre channel over ethernet
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
Method and system for optimized routing and protection of VT traffic in
The invention provides a method and system for enhancing the capability to optimally route VT circuits over SONET networks. The invention discloses a method for...