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US-7,570,586 Backup service managers for providing reliable network services in a distributed environment
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...
US-7,570,584 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...
US-7,570,583 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...
US-7,570,582 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....
US-7,570,579 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...
US-7,568,224 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...
US-7,568,220 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...
US-7,568,217 Method and apparatus for using a role based access control system on a network
A role based access control system is described that assigns roles, which otherwise are mutually exclusive, to users based on detecting designated conditions...
US-7,568,130 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,...
US-7,568,125 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...
US-7,568,093 System and method for service tagging for enhanced packet processing in a network environment
An apparatus for charging in a network environment is provided that includes an access gateway encapsulation/decapsulation element operable to establish one or...
US-7,568,078 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...
US-7,568,062 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...
US-7,568,045 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...
US-7,568,040 Techniques for establishing subscriber sessions on an access network using DHCP
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...
US-7,568,026 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...
US-7,567,822 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...
US-7,567,805 Method and system for dynamic assignment of wireless LAN access point identity
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...
US-7,567,802 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...
US-7,567,577 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...
US-7,567,576 Method and apparatus for throttling audio packets according to gateway processing capacity
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...
US-7,567,572 2-rate scheduling based on search trees with configurable excess bandwidth sharing
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...
US-7,567,569 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...
US-7,567,560 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...
US-7,567,544 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...
US-7,567,537 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...
US-7,567,518 Modeling protocol transactions as formal languages with applications for workflow analysis
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...
US-7,567,510 Security groups
Methods and devices are provided for implementing security groups in an enterprise network. The security groups include first network nodes that are subject to...
US-7,567,508 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...
US-7,566,244 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...
US-D597,087 Router
US-7,565,694 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,...
US-7,565,555 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...
US-7,565,496 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...
US-7,565,442 Method and system for supporting distance extension in networks having Y-cable protection
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...
US-7,565,418 Network device setup utility
A network device setup utility gathers network configuration information at a computing device, displays network-device-installation instructions; and configures...
US-7,565,413 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...
US-7,565,169 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...
US-7,564,953 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...
US-7,564,872 Apparatus and methods for providing event-based data communications device configuration
A system and method are provided which enable a data communications device to be programmed to automatically and dynamically modify allocation of resources upon...
US-7,564,869 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...
US-7,564,859 Method and system for optimized routing and protection of VT traffic in SONET networks
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...
US-7,564,856 Method and system for network access over a low bandwidth link
A method and system are provided for transmitting information from a faster network to a data terminal via a slower network connection. The invention is adapted...
US-7,564,795 Obtaining per-port location information for wired LAN switches
In one embodiment, a device with a wireless transceiver and a network interface, such as a wireless location determination device or a laptop with wireless...
US-7,564,790 Method and system for shaping traffic in a parallel queuing hierarchy
A method and system for shaping traffic in a multi-level queuing hierarchy are disclosed. The hierarchy includes a high priority channel and a low priority...
US-7,564,381 System and method for code-based compression in a communications environment
A method for compressing information is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and determining if a match...
US-D596,570 Network socket
US-7,562,389 Method and system for network security
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes receiving a packet at a physical interface of a network security gateway. The...
US-7,562,384 Method and apparatus for providing a secure name resolution service for network devices
Resolving information associated with a network device includes receiving a request for first information associated with the network device. The request...
US-7,562,363 Gang scheduling among one or more components or systems
Disclosed are mechanisms for initiating and performing tasks by a gang of members. A member of a gang identifies an event or other condition which requires...
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