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Algorithm for backup PE selection
A fast reroute (FRR) technique is implemented at the edge of a computer network. If an edge device detects a node or link failure that prevents it from...
Fiber optic cable spool
A spool for holding cable is disclosed. The spool has an S shaped cable pathway for connecting a first circumferential cable pathway with a second...
Platform independent zero footprint decompression
An apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium capable of extracting a payload file or files from a platform-independent, self-extracting, encrypted...
Using a network-service credential for access control
Methods and devices for controlling access to a service over a network are described. A credential is provided to a device. The credential indicates the device...
Method and apparatus for restricting address resolution protocol table
A method of restricting Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table updates to updates originating from authorized subsystems is disclosed. According to one aspect...
Resuming a computing session when rebooting a computing device
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for transparently resuming the network connection after a reset or reboot. In one aspect a data processing apparatus...
Managing contacts in a communication network
Managing contacts involves receiving data corresponding to a user. The data includes information associated with communication devices or communication services....
Wireless node location mechanism using antenna pattern diversity to
enhance accuracy of location estimates
A wireless node RF Fingerprinting location mechanism that uses multiple antenna patterns to enhance the accuracy of wireless node location in an RF environment....
Wireless communication apparatus which communicates at specified frame
A method is provided for selecting multiple customer premises equipments (CPEs) to share a channel in a wireless communications network. The method includes...
System and method for voice scheduling and multimedia alerting
A method for communicating a reminder message includes establishing a first connection between a user and a reminder center. The method includes communicating,...
Hardware-based encryption/decryption employing dual ported key storage
A system for the encryption and decryption of data employing dual ported RAM for key storage to accelerate data processing operations. The on-chip key storage...
Implementation of a switch-box using a subfield method
Methods and systems for implementing a switch box (S-box) in a cryptographic application are described. An input to the S-box is converted from a Galois field...
Aligning data packets/frames for transmission over a network channel
Data transmission over a network is disclosed. The data transmission includes aligning boundaries of application, transport, network, and data link layer...
Method and apparatus for accelerating border gateway protocol convergence
A method and apparatus are disclosed for accelerating Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) route convergence in an autonomous system. A virtual link identifier is...
Composite controller for multimedia sessions
A method for managing a multimedia session includes receiving a request to initiate a multimedia session, which includes first media and second media. The method...
Wideband upstream protocol
Some embodiments of the present invention may include a method to stream packets into a queue for an upstream transmission, send multiple requests for upstream...
Method and apparatus for improved priority based connection establishment
within a PNNI ATM network
A method to assist in deciding whether or not an ATM PNNI network link is able to sustain a new connection is described. The method comprises, if the link is not...
Fault tolerant network traffic management
A system and apparatus for transmitting transit data through a network with first and a second rings coupling two or more nodes. In one aspect, when the first...
Reflector communications channel for automatic protection switching
An apparatus and method for a communications network including at least one interface circuit reads frame data received from the communications network and...
System and method for single action initiation of a video conference
A method is provided for configuring a video conference endpoint. The method comprises receiving session data that comprises endpoint connection data for remote...
Method and apparatus for providing network security using role-based
A method and apparatus for providing network security using role-based access control is disclosed. A network device implementing such a method can include, for...
Method and apparatus for unified exception handling with distributed
A system, method and tangible medium for unified exception handling with distributed exception identification includes a packet processing pipeline with at least...
Method and apparatus for handling IPv4 DNS PTR queries across IPv4 and
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for efficiently and reliably handling DNS (domain name service) PTR (pointer) queries and replies across IPv4 and IPv6...
Method and apparatus for MAC address assignment
A method and apparatus for automatically assigning a locally administered MAC address to at least one client in a local area network ("LAN") system, and a method...
PPP domain name and L2TP tunnel selection configuration override
Determining the domain name associated with a virtual circuit may includes receiving, at an Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) server, a...
Sharing of NAS information between PoPs
A method for handling access requests at multiple PoPs using the sharing of NAS information between the PoPs, enabling each PoP to maintain its own, independent,...
Server-side XML-based development environment for network device
An end-to-end approach is provided for developing and maintaining network device management applications. The approach includes an XML-based development...
Network element management
Techniques for managing network elements in a network are provided. A network element dependent module is utilized to provide functions for managing a specific...
Methods and apparatus supporting configuration in a network
During one mode of operation, a configuration server receives a signal to modify configuration information associated with a given host computer. To prompt...
Reconfigurable multiple port transponder
A transponder unit which relays signals between a plurality of channels of an optical transport network and a plurality of clients. The interconnections within...
Subband spectrum analysis for optical multiplex section protection
The spectrum of a received WDM band or subband is analyzed to detect failure of, e.g., fiber or amplifiers along a line. In one implementation, measurements are...
Billing for telecommunication calls over decentralized packet networks
A system for billing Internet protocol (IP) telephony, or other telecommunication calls transmitted over data packet networks, is provided. Calls may be routed...
Methods and apparatus for determining transmission power levels
Methods and apparatus are provided for determining transmission power levels. The power characteristics of a cable modem family are determined by testing cable...
Combined jitter and multiplexing systems and methods
Described herein are systems and methods for processing and transmitting data included in packets with jitter. The systems and methods combine a jitter buffer...
Data transfer protocol for 6.25 GBPs Serializer/Deserializer (SERDES)
A method and a system for communicating data packets over a data bus is provided. The method includes sending one or more delimiter lines, a delimiter line...
Communicating messages in a multiple communication protocol network
A method for communicating messages in a multiple communication protocol network is disclosed. A first message is received at a first signaling adapter. The...
Method for supporting a GMPLS hierarchy through multiple routing instances
A method for supporting a GMPLS hierarchy through multiple routing instances in a network having multiple regions is disclosed. Each region has associated...
Communication device client update system and method
A system and method that facilitates client address updating in a communication network is presented. Client address lists are maintained and updated with a...
Voice and dial service level agreement enforcement on universal gateway
A network device and method of operation. The network device receives a call setup request, identifies the appropriate resource server for that call and...
Interworking progress indicator in SIP-PSTN network
In a particular embodiment, a disconnect message with a progress indicator may be received in a PSTN protocol at a gateway. The gateway determines if the...
High density WLAN system
A method for controlling cell size associated with an access point that has a receive sensitivity and an output power. The method includes changing a start of...
System and method for resolving conflicts in proxy routing information
associated with multicast distribution trees
A first message, received from a first device, identifies a multicast distribution tree and includes first information associated with a route leading to a root...
Control plane security and traffic flow management
An internetworking device that provides improved immunity to Denial of Service attacks, and in general, improved Quality of Service (QoS). An internetworking...
Method and apparatus for ventilating a computerized device
A chassis panel for a computerized device includes ventilation elements that visually obscure electronic components disposed within an associated chassis and...
Method and system for addressing intrusion attacks on a computer system
According to one embodiment of the invention, a computerized method for addressing intrusion attacks directed at a computer includes receiving a data stream...
IPv6 over MPLS IPv4 core
IPv6 traffic may be carried through an MPLS IPv4 network without the use of IPv6-over-IPv4 tunneling. This provides great savings in overhead, signaling, and...
Stateful IPv4-IPv6 DNS application level gateway for handling topologies
with coexisting IPv4-only, Ipv6-only...
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for efficiently and reliably handling DNS (domain name service) queries and responses. In general terms, mechanisms are...
Active call context reconstruction for primary/backup resource manager
A method and apparatus for network server recovery maintains an ongoing call by reconstructing its call context from a server-state attribute (SSA) that is...
Storage area network interconnect server
Systems and methods for interconnecting a SAN with hosts on a remote network are disclosed. The systems and methods receive a set of device identifiers for a set...
Galois field multiplication system and method
A present invention Galois field multiplier system and method utilize lookup tables to generate one partial product term and one feedback term in one clock...