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Frequency synthesizer and synthesis method for generating a multiband
local oscillator signal
A phase locked loop (PLL) frequency synthesizer to produce a local oscillator signal for a transmitter for operation at a plurality of RF frequency bands that...
Error vector magnitude selection diversity metric for OFDM
Described herein is an apparatus for inclusion in a station of a wireless network, and a method implemented in a station of a wireless network. The method...
Method and system for self-calibrating transmit power
A small number of transmissions are performed at a sufficient number of frequencies and power levels so that a correlation between frequency, measured power, and...
Mechanism and apparatus for encapsulation of entitlement authorization in
conditional access system
A method for determining whether the terminal is authorized to receive the selected service is practiced in a terminal of a conditional access system in which a...
Synchronizing portions of a database with different databases on different
nodes of a network
Techniques are disclosed for synchronizing a database related to a first node in a network with multiple nodes. Each node includes a database different from a...
Method and system for efficient flow control for client data frames over
GFP across a SONET/SDH transport path
A method and system for flow control of GFP-encapsulated client data frames over SONET/SDH transport networks is described. Transport interfaces, in the form of...
Techniques for reducing adjacencies in a link-state network routing
A method and apparatus are presented supporting shortest path first (SPF) routing of data packets over a network by establishing link-state data at an router....
Managing devices across NAT boundaries
An address management scheme allows a Network Management System (NMS) to manage devices in a private network operating behind a Network Address Translator (NAT)...
Broadband access note with a virtual maintenance end point
A broadband access node includes a port for connection with a Digital Subscriber Line and a processor to run code that implements a virtual maintenance end point...
Technique for efficiently managing bandwidth for multipoint-to-multipoint
services in a provider network
A technique efficiently manages bandwidth (BW) for multipoint-to-multipoint (MP2MP) services in a provider network of a computer network. According to the novel...
Efficient mechanism for fast recovery in case of border router node
failure in a computer network
A technique protects traffic (IP) against the failure of a border router between two domains in a computer network using Fast Reroute and backup tunnels. The...
Cooperative TCP / BGP window management for stateful switchover
A system and method for performing stateful switchover with reduced data, such as only metadata about a TCP window state. The metadata comprises a size of TCP...
Fan field replaceable unit
A fan device includes a connector, a fan, and an attachment assembly. The fan is configured to provide cooling to circuitry when the fan receives a power signal...
An antenna comprising: (a) a conductive ground plane; and (b) a rod shaped monopole element having a conductive surface, oriented out from the ground plane and...
Adjustable power cord retainer and method of use
A retainer for use with a conventional cord to stabilize the cord within a plug of an electronic device is provided. The retainer includes a bushing for...
Host credentials authorization protocol
A protocol, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing and utilizing a host credential authorization protocol (HCAP) is presented. The protocol...
System and method for archiving multiple downloaded recordable media
A recordable media content archiving system in a subscriber network. The recordable media content archiving system comprises, among other elements, a memory for...
Method and system for improving the performance of a trellis-based decoder
Method and system are provided for improving the performance of a trellis-based decoder. States with reduced uncertainty (SRUs) are defined for one or more...
Method and apparatus providing highly scalable server load balancing
A method and apparatus providing highly scalable server load balancing are disclosed. Data packets from a client are routed through one or more routers to a...
Optical failure detection using polarization
Systems and methods for evaluating an optical communication link are provided. The evaluation is based on a polarization analysis of received optical power. Such...
Managing time shift buffers
Systems and methods are provided for managing a time-shift buffer (TSB) that is used for buffering video presentations. One such method includes receiving user...
Fibre channel fabric and switches with flexible prefix addressing
A way to assign flexible prefixes to Switches in Fiber Channel Fabrics while using the currently defined FC_ID address space. This allows end devices in...
Telephone-based hypertext transport protocol server
A telephone is provided for delivering content to a client that is coupled to a communications network. The telephone includes a processor and a network...
Techniques for distributing routing information using multicasts
Techniques for sending routing data include sending first routing data in a first multicast packet to a number N of adjacent nodes. It is determined whether...
Routing data packets to a mobile node
Routing data packets to a mobile node includes registering a mobile node with a home agent associated with the mobile node. The home agent establishes that the...
Reducing overhead when setting up multiple virtual circuits using
Setting up a group of virtual circuits using a single set up message request. In an embodiment, fewer than all of the virtual circuits in the group are...
Avoiding micro-loop upon failure of fast reroute protected links
A technique incorporates an efficient means for avoiding micro-loops on a backup path associated with a failed protected link. An intermediate node delays...
Border router protection with backup tunnel stitching in a computer
A technique protects against the failure of a border router between two domains in a computer network using Fast Reroute and backup tunnels. According to the...
Method and apparatus for shielding a circuit board of a circuit board
A circuit board shielding assembly includes an electrically conductive fabric over foam gasket that forms part of a circuit board card guide in a computer...
Method and apparatus for locating a cleaner bandwidth in a frequency
channel for data transmission
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products for utilizing a frequency channel determined to be unacceptably noisy by finding a cleaner, narrower bandwidth...
Method and system for managing power delivery for power over Ethernet
A method for managing the delivery of power for a plurality of devices includes allocating a power limit for each of the plurality of devices and providing power...
System and method for dynamic secured group communication
Conventional mechanisms exist for denoting such a communications group (group) and for establishing point-to-point, or unicast, secure connections between...
Bi-directional line switched ring support for path trace monitoring on a
Methods and apparatus for enabling a protection path within a network to be monitored are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method...
System and method for increased virtual driver throughput
A computerized system and method for provide increased data throughput for a virtual driver. The system includes a SCSI (Small Computer System Interconnect) port...
Performing message and transformation adapter functions in a network
element on behalf of an application
A method is disclosed for performing message and transformation adapter functions in a network element on behalf of an application. According to one aspect, the...
Arrangement for automated fault detection and fault resolution of a
A network based management system enables network devices installed at a customer's premises to be automatically monitored and managed for automated support...
Bulk status enquiry in a network
A method and apparatus are described for status enquiry between sending and receiving nodes in a network. For the sending node, the method comprises sending a...
Method and system for interactively configuring a network device
A method and system for interactively configuring a network device is disclosed. A computer based method interactively configures a network device such as a...
Methods and apparatus for controlling the transmission of data
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that provides stream data to a client by monitoring operation of a stream control protocol such as RTSP associated...
Methods and apparatus for use in surveillance systems
A control signal is provided to a video data acquisition system that generates video data. In response to receiving the control signal, the video data...
Method and apparatus providing prioritized recursion resolution of border
gateway protocol forwarding...
A method, performed in a network packet routing element, comprises establishing a forwarding information base (FIB) lacking a hierarchical data structure but in...
Light-weight access point protocol
Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating deployment and configuration of managed access points in wireless network systems. An embodiment of the present...
Block code mapping system and method
A method of mapping coded data for communication within a network is disclosed. The method includes receiving an 8b/10b source protocol data stream and...
Authorizing an endpoint node for a communication service
A network system for authorizing an endpoint node for a communication service includes an operator network and an organization network. The operator network...
Graphical selection of information display for wireless mesh hierarchies
In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a geographical map illustrating locations of a plurality of wireless nodes of a mesh network; displaying a...
Partial graceful restart for border gateway protocol (BGP)
A method and apparatus for partial graceful restart in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) are disclosed. A first BGP host detects that a first BGP session established...
Hardware facility switching in cross-connect systems
Techniques for switching facilities in cross-connect systems are provided. Redundant line cards can determine line card path status and insert the path status...
Methods and apparatus for network communications via a transparent
A data security device for providing a network transport connection via a transparent network proxy that employs different encryption security mediums along a...
Method and apparatus supporting network communications through a firewall
A method of communicating information between a first program and a second program over a network is described. The method includes relaying the information...
Method and apparatus for software loading and initialization in a
A method for software loading and initialization in a distributed network of nodes. A master node provides a node information database and a software package...