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US-7,774,548 Dynamic, on-demand storage area network (SAN) cache
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for facilitating caching in a storage area network (SAN). In general, data transfer traffic between one or more hosts and one...
US-7,774,506 Systems and methods for alleviating client over-subscription in ring networks
Systems, methods, devices and techniques can be used in networks including resilient packet ring networks and other types of ring topology networks to adjust the...
US-7,774,498 Methods and apparatus for trusted application centric QoS provisioning
A security agent extends the trust barrier, or trust point, from network gateway nodes to end user devices. A security agent operable to scrutinize network...
US-7,774,483 Supporting a community of subscribers in an environment using a service selection gateway (SSG)
A service policy manager may be used to enable a first subscriber in a community to administer rules on another subscriber in the same community. A service...
US-7,774,449 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...
US-7,774,447 Performing simplified troubleshooting procedures to isolate connectivity problems
A method and apparatus for implementing troubleshooting of a network connectivity problem between a client computer coupled to a local switch and an end point on...
US-7,774,132 Providing navigation directions
In one embodiment, a navigation system provides navigation directions within particular locations within a facility, such as within a corporate campus, airport,...
US-7,773,611 Method and apparatus for packet loss detection
Conventional network packet traffic loss/drop monitoring mechanisms, such as that employed for pseudowire, IP flow and tunnel traffic monitoring, do not process...
US-7,773,610 QoS and fault isolation in BGP traffic, address families and routing topologies
A method is disclosed for routing BGP traffic. In one embodiment, according to the method, an association is formed between a first process and a second process....
US-7,773,607 Efficient processing of connection control messages in managing virtual circuits using signaling protocols
To send a connection control message associated with a first set of attributes, only a difference of the first set of attributes from a second set of attributes...
US-7,773,597 Method and system for dynamic stashing for cryptographic operations using beginning packet information
A system, method, apparatus and machine-readable medium for stashing an information packet, received by a network interface device, are provided. The method...
US-7,773,594 Transferring DOCSIS frames using a label switching network
In one embodiment, label distribution sessions are established between a Modular Cable Modem Termination System (M-CMTS) core and one or more remote PHYs. The...
US-7,773,590 Combined interface and non-interface specific associative memory lookup operations for processing of packets
Mechanisms for programming and performing combined interface and non-interface specific associative memory lookup operations for processing of packets are...
US-7,773,579 Multiple user telephone router
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to provide telephone communication systems. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a...
US-7,773,539 Method for separation of IP+optical management domains
The present invention provides a mechanism and a method for indirectly controlling a router interface from an optical management system in an IP-optical network....
US-7,773,515 Method and apparatus for estimating delay and jitter between many network routers using measurements between a...
A method and apparatus for determining a network performance metric in a network is described. The network includes a number of network elements and a number of...
US-7,773,499 Channel estimation in a multicarrier radio receiver
A method and apparatus for estimating channel characteristics in a multicarrier wireless receiver such as an OFDM wireless receiver. The method includes...
US-D621,434 Digital video camera with built-in connector and display screen
US-D621,433 Digital video camera with retractable data connector and display screen
US-D621,371 Remote control
US-7,770,217 Method and system for quality of service based web filtering
Methods and systems for QoS based Web filtering are described. A network access control device either permits or denies access to a web site. The network access...
US-7,770,215 Method for protecting a firewall load balancer from a denial of service attack
A method for protecting firewall load balancers from a denial of service attack is provided. Packets are received by the firewall load balancer. Each packet has...
US-7,770,055 Fast software fault detection and notification to a backup unit
A method and system for quickly informing a backup unit that a primary unit has failed. Normally an exception handler is activated when a software failure occurs...
US-7,770,035 Method and apparatus for providing power to a computerized device
A data communications network that includes a data communications device and a midspan device where the data communications device directs data to computerized...
US-7,769,886 Application based active-active data center network using route health injection and IGP
A distributed data center topology having at least a pair of active data centers that can recover from a disaster at one of the data centers and achieves load...
US-7,769,859 Controlling access to managed objects in networked devices
Controlling access to managed objects associated with a networked device. A method comprises receiving a request from a principal for access to a managed object...
US-7,769,854 Bandwidth constraint construction for overlapped logical channels
A technique determines whether configured logical bandwidth allotments for logical channels are supported by maximum available physical bandwidths of physical...
US-7,769,693 Mechanism for secure rehosting of licenses
In one embodiment, a licensing authority receives a rehost ticket indicating proof of removal of a license from a first device. The licensing authority receives...
US-7,769,641 Sharing media content assets between users of a web-based service
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a request for access to a media content asset from a first user of a web-based service, the request specifying a...
US-7,769,156 System and method for providing a reverse camp-on feature in a communications environment
A method for facilitating a data session in a communications environment is provided that includes receiving, at a first endpoint, a call that was initiated by a...
US-7,769,046 Technique for interfacing MAC and physical layers of access networks
According to specific embodiments of the present invention, a standardized interface is provided for enabling controlled communication between MAC and PHY...
US-7,769,044 Voice over internet protocol favoring aggregating technology in a WLAN
A system for aggregating packet in a Medium Access control layer of a router to improve effective bandwidth of transmission over a network. The system begins by...
US-7,769,037 Techniques for using first sign of life at edge nodes for a virtual private network
A method and apparatus for processing a signal on an intermediate network node at an edge of a provider packet-switched network to support a link-layer virtual...
US-7,769,023 Fibre channel traffic redirect scheme using access control lists
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for redirecting fiber channel data that is transmitted between a first and a second node, such as a host and target, in a...
US-7,768,996 Route re-query scheme in communication networks
A method for re-querying for routing information is disclosed. The method transmits an initial admission query to a gatekeeper or a request for routing...
US-7,768,995 Techniques for one-way synchronization of routing information among intermediate nodes
Techniques for synchronizing routing data include determining whether conditions are satisfied for one-way transfer with an adjacent router. If it is determined...
US-7,768,923 Packet aging in a wireless network
A method and software to cause a processor to implement a method to set a packet age limit in an access point of a wireless network for communicating...
US-7,768,916 Use of negative classifiers for Internet traffic
The present invention provides for enhanced packet classification. With the present invention packets are classified using both positive and negative...
US-D620,900 Set-top unit
US-7,765,591 Method and system for prioritizing security operations in a communication network
A method, system and apparatus for filtering data packets through an integrated network security device are provided. Various security operations are performed...
US-7,765,306 Technique for enabling bidirectional forwarding detection between edge devices in a computer network
A technique enables bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD) between first and second edge devices in a computer network, wherein the second edge device is not...
US-7,765,288 Automated management of network addresses in a broadband managed access environment
Automatically managing network addresses in a managed access environment is described. A managed access environment is defined as one in which a service provider...
US-7,765,283 Network provisioning in a distributed network management architecture
A method for provisioning a service request in a computer network, the method including a) determining a service path within a model of the computer network from...
US-7,765,272 Method and system for migrating content on a network
A method and system for migrating content on a network. In one method embodiment, the present invention accesses a directory having a network address. A business...
US-7,765,257 Methods and apparatuses for selectively providing privacy through a dynamic social network system
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses initiate a collaboration session from a presenter participant; select an available profile from a plurality of...
US-7,765,256 Diagnostic functionality for wireless client connectivity problems in wireless networks
A troubleshooting system. In particular implementations, a method includes collecting, from a first wireless network element, PEM state associated with a...
US-7,765,194 Detection and enforcement of version compatibility in network devices
Methods and apparatus are provided for detecting and maintaining version compatibility in network devices. Interfaces associated with network devices and...
US-7,765,183 Hierarchical tree of deterministic finite automata
A hierarchical tree of deterministic finite automata (DFA) is traversed and/or generated based on a set of regular expressions. The hierarchical DFA includes a...
US-7,765,174 Linear associative memory-based hardware architecture for fault tolerant ASIC/FPGA work-around
A programmable logic unit (e.g., an ASIC or FPGA) having a feedforward linear associative memory (LAM) neural network checking circuit which classifies input...
US-7,764,973 Controlling playback of recorded media in a push-to-talk communication environment
In one embodiment a method is provided which comprises recording a push-to-talk communication session comprising media segments, each media segment being...
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