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US-7,602,720 Active queue management methods and devices
Novel methods and devices are provided for AQM of input-buffered network devices. Preferred implementations of the invention control overall buffer occupancy...
US-7,602,717 Efficient use of multiple port interfaces available on a network device supporting ATM
Moving a virtual circuit from one port interface to another when multiple port interfaces are present between two network devices. Such a move may be performed,...
US-7,602,716 Load sharing on DOCSIS
Methods and apparatus for efficiently distributing traffic on available best-effort service flows within a system are disclosed. According to one aspect of the...
US-7,602,706 Inter-ring protection for shared packet rings
A method for providing inter-ring protection in shared packet rings includes identifying an active node which is connected to a ring interconnect node on the...
US-7,602,704 System and method for providing fault tolerant IP services
A system and method for providing fault tolerant IP services includes establishing a first communication session between an originating telephony device and an...
US-7,600,255 Preventing network denial of service attacks using an accumulated proof-of-work approach
Accumulated proof-of-work approaches for protecting network resources against denial-of-service attacks are disclosed. A client computer or other requester is...
US-7,600,181 Circuit to reduce rail noise voltage spikes due to switching on an input-output bus
A circuit to reduce noise spikes on the power and ground rails of a chip when switching over an input-output bus, the circuit comprising an encoder to encode a...
US-7,600,115 Control key capable of storing multiple and variable data packet classification results
Methods, systems, and an apparatus for generating and dispatching a flexible control key to be appended with the data packets while being dispatched across a...
US-7,600,003 Method and apparatus for dynamically configuring customer premises network equipment
Techniques for configuring a customer premises equipment connected to a network of a network service provider include receiving configuration information at a...
US-7,599,485 Communications system employing single-pair identity circuit for remotely powered device
A discovery technique employs a single-conductor-pair identity circuit for a remotely powered device. A communications system includes a first communications...
US-7,599,398 Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting system timers in wireless networks to optimize connection...
A root node sets wireless network timer values by using dynamic location information of a plurality of non-root nodes. In an embodiment, the root node and the...
US-7,599,381 Scheduling eligible entries using an approximated finish delay identified for an entry based on an associated...
Eligible entries are scheduled using an approximated finish delay identified for an entry based on an associated speed group. One implementation maintains...
US-7,599,371 System and method for optimizing data transport in a communications system
A first router receives an original IS-634 standard frame formatted message over an A-bis interface from a base transceiver station. The first router identifies...
US-7,599,370 Methods and apparatus for optimizing NAT traversal in Mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for optimizing NAT traversal in Mobile IP are disclosed. Various mechanisms may performed independently or in combination with one another....
US-7,599,367 Constraining flooding of multicast traffic in Layer2 networks
A mechanism for a network device to constrain multicast flooding of out-of-profile multicast frames is provided by defining a multicast flood domain that...
US-7,599,360 Methods and apparatus for encapsulating a frame for transmission in a storage area network
Methods and apparatus for encapsulating a packet or frame for transmission in a storage area network are disclosed. A packet or frame compatible with a standard...
US-7,599,349 Computing inter-autonomous system MPLS traffic engineering LSP paths
Systems and methods for computing the paths of MPLS Traffic Engineering LSPs across Autonomous System and/or area boundaries. A distributed path computation...
US-7,599,328 System and method for efficient selection of a packet data servicing node
A data communication system is provided that allows for the efficient management of data communication sessions requested from a plurality of packet data...
US-7,599,313 Method to scale hierarchical route reflectors using automated outbound route filtering-list mechanism
A method for scaling hierarchical route reflectors (RRs) using automated Outbound Route Filtering (ORF) is presented. A first route reflector identifies other...
US-7,599,312 Withdrawing multiple advertised routes based on a query defined in a withdraw message which may be of...
Routes are withdrawn based on a query defined in a withdraw message. One or more route update messages identifying multiple routes with associated attributes and...
US-7,599,303 System and methods for sending trace messages
A traceroute mechanism enables responses to the traceroute to reach the originating router (originator) along a multihop pseudowire (PW). A traceroute message...
US-7,599,302 Dynamic enforcement of MPLS-TE inter-domain policy and QoS
A technique dynamically enforces inter-domain policy and quality of service (QoS) for Traffic Engineering (TE) Label Switched Paths (LSPs) between a local domain...
US-7,599,287 Tokens in token buckets maintained among primary and secondary storages
Token buckets are used in a computer or communications system for controlling rates at which corresponding items are processed. The number of tokens in a token...
US-7,599,285 Combined electro-mechanical and solid state switching fabric
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to allow efficient switching of cable lines from failed line cards to protect line cards....
US-7,599,284 Restartable spanning tree for high availability network systems
A method and apparatus for continuing the operation of a spanning tree protocol at a network device despite crashes or failures at that device is disclosed. The...
US-7,599,282 Wide frequency offset correction using encoded interburst phase differences
Systems and methods for wide frequency offset synchronization are provided. A synchronization data sequence is encoded onto a series of OFDM frequency domain...
US-D601,569 Mini USB device
US-7,596,629 System and method for interconnecting heterogeneous layer 2 VPN applications
Systems and methods for interconnecting heterogeneous layer 2 virtual private network applications. To facilitate such interconnections, a common addressing...
US-7,596,627 Methods and apparatus for network congestion control
Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling congestion in a network such as a fibre channel network. Techniques are provided for characterizing traffic...
US-7,596,461 Measurement of air quality in wireless networks
A system for measuring air quality in wireless networks. In particular implementations, a method includes computing an interference severity level for a...
US-7,596,376 Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating client handoffs in wireless network systems
Methods, apparatuses, and systems directed to facilitating roaming and client handoffs in wireless networks. In one implementation, the present invention is...
US-7,596,150 System and method for consolidating media signaling to facilitate internet protocol (IP) telephony
A system and method for consolidating media signaling to facilitate IP telephony includes receiving a first message exchange in a first protocol from a first...
US-7,596,146 Method for universal transport encapsulation for internet protocol network communications
A method for implementing a simple protocol, referred to as the universal transport interface (UTI), that can be used to create high speed Internet Protocol (IP)...
US-7,596,135 Method and apparatus for mixed-cast routing through a Clos-like network
Methods and apparatus for routing mixed cast requests through a Clos-like network are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for...
US-7,596,131 Advanced voice communication feature transparency in a telecommunications network
An auxiliary communication network is introduced into a virtual private network for passing signaling messages that present features not supported by the public,...
US-7,596,124 Integration of an analog phone with unlicensed mobile access/global system for mobile communications functionality
In one embodiment, a UMA-integrated device includes at least one cellular UMA integrated circuit supporting the UMA Up architecture from the IP transport layer...
US-7,596,107 System and method for enabling multicast group services in a network environment
A method for enabling a service in a network environment is provided that includes establishing a communication link with an end user and evaluating signaling...
US-7,596,103 Call optimization in ad-hoc conference calls
A method and system for adding a participant to a conference call. A feature of the method and system is that with respect to individual invitees to ad-hoc...
US-7,596,097 Methods and apparatus to prevent network mapping
A trace detector prevents network mapping and tracing by detecting an initial packet containing an initial time to live value that meets a first predetermined...
US-7,596,092 VoIP verifier
VoIP verification is initiated by subscriber-side test VoIP appliance, or VoIP proxy agent. Test VoIP appliance is coupled to test node over a communications...
US-7,594,267 Stateful distributed event processing and adaptive security
The invention provides method and apparatus for maintaining a networked computer system including first and second nodes and an event processing server, the...
US-7,594,034 Managing foreign-owned fields in versioned messages
A method and system for transforming client messages including foreign-owned fields that utilizes an infrastructure to transform the foreign-owned fields...
US-7,593,980 Application server system and method
An application server system is provided having a core engine connecting one or more protocol providers to one or more applications. In a preferred embodiment,...
US-7,593,747 Techniques for controlling delivery of power to a remotely powerable device based on temperature
An improved method is performed within power-sourcing equipment. The method controls delivery of power to a remotely powerable device through a communications...
US-7,593,722 Processing location information among multiple networks
Gathering location information from a first wireless network to determine whether to anchor a communication session in a second wireless network, a mobile node...
US-7,593,613 Integrated fiber fish
In one embodiment, an electronics chassis with an integrated fiber fish configured to move fiber optic cable between the front and rear of the chassis. The fiber...
US-7,593,433 System and method for multiple channel statistical re-multiplexing
A system and method for multiple channel statistical re-multiplexing preferably includes a plurality of encoders each coupled to a respective channel and...
US-7,593,427 Method and apparatus for automatic detection and provisioning of DS3 frame formats
Methods and apparatus for automatically detecting the frame format of a data signal and automatically provisioning a port based on the detected frame format are...
US-7,593,398 Layer-two interworking applied to L2-L3 pseudowires
A method and apparatus for performing Layer 2 (L2) interworking is presented. A L2 Protocol Data Unit (PDU) is received at an L2 Switching Entity (SE). The L2...
US-7,593,377 Route optimization for a mobile IP network node in a mobile ad hoc network
A clusterhead of a tree-based, mobile ad hoc network includes a mobile IP proxy resource for registering a received binding update request from a mobile ad hoc...
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