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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...
US-7,620,836 Technique for synchronizing network devices in an access data network
A master clock reference signal may be provided to selected packet fiber nodes in order to synchronize the local clock reference signals generated at selected...
US-7,620,754 Carrier card converter for 10 gigabit ethernet slots
A carrier module is physically compatible with a XENPAK/X2 10 GE slot and includes a socket for accepting a non-XENPAK/X2 module and interface circuitry for...
US-7,620,733 DNS anti-spoofing using UDP
A method for authenticating communication traffic includes receiving a first Domain Name System (DNS) request, sent using a connectionless protocol over a...
US-7,620,714 Method and apparatus for measuring the availability of a network element or service
A method is disclosed for a method for measuring the availability of a network element or service. For each network element N, a current real availability value...
US-7,620,708 Automatic discovery of controlling policy enforcement point in a policy push model
The present invention provides a method for performing automatic discovery of controlling policy enforcement points in a policy push computer network. The method...
US-7,620,423 Method and system for creating beamformed channels in a multi-input multi-output network
The present invention discloses a method and system for signal communication in a multi-input multi-output network. The method creates beamformed channels by...
US-7,620,396 Monitoring for radio frequency activity violations in a licensed frequency band
Techniques for monitoring radio frequency (RF) activity in a frequency band where licensed spectrum service is occurring. One or more monitoring devices are...
US-7,620,258 Extended amplitude coding for clustered transform coefficients
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression combines a position coding method to code the position of clusters of consecutive...
US-7,620,056 Flexible scheduling of network devices within redundant aggregate configurations
A protocol is provided for backing up ATM network devices should they fail. The protocol is implemented in a system running ATMARP and supporting IP over ATM. In...
US-7,620,055 Method and apparatus for mapping an MPLS tag to a data packet in a headend
A method of using DOCSIS 1.1 features to allow the addition of ISPs and QOS levels to a single cable modem without having to modify the CMTS is described in the...
US-7,620,051 ATM permanent virtual circuit and layer 3 auto-configuration for digital subscriber line customer premises...
The present invention pertains to a method and device for automatically configuring the Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC) of a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)...
US-7,620,000 Point-controlled contention arbitration in multiple access wireless LANs
A power management method that transmits multicast frames independent of DTIM beacons. An access point associates power save stations with a multicast group....
US-7,619,983 Parse state encoding for a 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-7,619,982 Active probe path management
A technique manages paths taken by probe packets sent from a source to a target of a computer network. The novel path management technique enables each probe...
US-7,619,169 Method and apparatus for reducing electromagnetic radiated emissions from a chassis
The disclosed device is directed towards an electromagnetic compatibility clip comprising a body having a first side and a second side opposite the first side....
US-7,617,529 Robust and flexible group structure
A robust and flexible group structure is described. The group structure is well suited for managing entitlement and security in a network. Moreover, the group...
US-7,617,448 Method and system for validation of structured documents
A method and apparatus for validation of structured documents are provided. The method includes searching a fast parser for an instance of a structured document....
US-7,617,290 Protocol-independent support of remote DMA
A remote DMA (RDMA) shim protocol laid atop an existing network data transfer protocol but logically underneath higher level disk and file access protocols...
US-7,617,175 Method and apparatus for upgrading a database in a redundant environment by release chaining
What is disclosed is a method of updating a message from a first version to an upgraded version by chaining through intermediate versions, including the steps of...
US-7,616,962 QoS support for VoIP and streaming services
In one embodiment, techniques provide quality of service (QoS) for services using a gateway. The techniques include receiving one or more control signaling...
US-7,616,936 Push-to-talk system with enhanced noise reduction
Methods and apparatus for reducing the effect of surrounding noise in a push-to-talk (PTT) system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining a...
US-7,616,761 User interface with key timeout
An electronic device, such as a telephone, includes a key operable to be pressed into a depressed position, said key being associated with a function, and a...
US-7,616,651 System and method for communicating data packets
A method for communicating data packets is provided that includes receiving a data packet at a first processor. A packet handle and interface handle are attached...
US-7,616,650 Video flow control and non-standard capability exchange for an H.320 call leg
In one embodiment, a system includes first and second gateway devices operable to communicate with respective first and second video terminals in accordance with...
US-7,616,646 Intraserver tag-switched distributed packet processing for network access servers
An access server architecture, and methods for use of the architecture to increase the scalability of and balance processor load for a network access server...
US-7,616,643 Techniques for integrated routing of call circuit signaling and the internet protocol
Techniques for processing an IP packet at a router that supports SS7 signaling include receiving IP routing data that associates a network link and a destination...
US-7,616,640 Load balancing between service component instances
Service requests, which are used to properly process a network access request received from a client, are processed by routing the service requests between at...
US-7,616,637 Label switching in fibre channel networks
Methods and apparatus are provided for label switched routing in fibre channel networks. Techniques are provided for implementing label switching based on...
US-7,616,613 Internet protocol authentication in layer-3 multipoint tunneling for wireless access points
Enhanced tunnel communication mode creation, management and tuning in a network that includes wireless access points (APs) and user authentication. Tunnels can...
US-7,616,604 Identifying one or more access points in one or more channels to facilitate communication
Identifying one or more access points in one or more channels to facilitate communication includes identifying an access point in a channel in a first channel...
US-7,616,584 Minimizing single points of failure in paths with mixed protection schemes
Methods and apparatus for substantially minimizing single points of failure for circuit paths in networks with mixed protection schemes are disclosed. According...
US-7,616,578 Forwarding traffic flow information using an intelligent line card
Methods and apparatus are provided for monitoring traffic characteristics using intelligent line cards. Selected flows are configured for monitoring based on...
US-7,616,574 Dynamic retrieval of routing information for inter-AS TE-LSPs
A technique dynamically triggers an exchange of reachability information between a tail-end (remote) domain target node (e.g., a tail-end node) of a traffic...
US-7,616,555 Minimum variance location estimation in wireless networks
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving received signal strength data, computing an aggregate square error surface based on the received signal strength...
US-7,614,078 Threshold access based upon stored credentials
A method and apparatus for authorizing an access requester to access a data communication network is provided. A determination is made that a threshold access...
US-7,613,939 Method and apparatus for changing power class for a powered device
A method and apparatus for changing power class for a powered device are provided. During operation, a powered device, such as an IP telephone, receives power...
US-7,613,933 Inline power control
A physical layer for an inline power device of a network power system. The network power system includes inline power devices such as power source equipment and...
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