At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Model-driven software publishing system and method
The present invention facilitates a model driven, scalable and integrated software method for publishing digital information in a convenient, coordinated and...
Routing system and method for transparently rocovering routing states
after a failover or during a software upgrade
Methods and apparatus for efficiently enabling routing states to be recovered after a failover or during a software upgrade in a system which supports graceful...
Apparatus and methods for facilitating data tapping with host clustering
in a storage area network
Disclosed is apparatus and methods for enabling an appliance to receive data being sent between any host of a host cluster to a specified storage device's...
Method and apparatus for local access authorization of cached resources
A method and apparatus is disclosed for local access authorization of cached resources. A first request to perform an operation on a first object that is stored...
Session-based target/LUN mapping for a storage area network and associated
A storage router having an internet protocol (IP) port for coupling to a network supporting IP packets, a fibre channel port for coupling to a fibre channel...
Local authentication of a client at a network device
A method and apparatus that provide network access control are disclosed. In one embodiment, a network device is configured to intercept network traffic...
Software distribution system and method
The present invention utilizes a comprehensive object oriented software architecture that is flexibly extendible to accommodate numerous features and activities...
System and method for optical transmission
An optical system that includes an analog laser transmitter having a burst operative mode is disclosed. The system further includes a power controller that is...
System and method for transporting a compressed video and data bit stream
over a communication channel
Digitally compressed video/audio bit streams, when transmitted over digital communication channels such as digital subscriber loop (DSL) access networks, ATM...
Method and apparatus for dynamic bandwidth management for voice traffic in
a digital communications network
A method and apparatus for dynamic bandwidth management for voice traffic in a digital communications network is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for use...
Method of identifying a home gateway using network traffic sniffing and
apparatus employing the same
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a customer premises equipment (CPE) apparatus includes a first communications unit, a second...
Configuration of failure and acquire timeouts to facilitate recovery from
failures in hierarchical mesh networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to providing an efficient failure recovery mechanism in hierarchical wireless mesh networks. In one implementation, the...
Methods and apparatus for securing proxy Mobile IP
An invention is disclosed that enables proxy Mobile IP registration to be performed in a secure manner. Various security mechanisms may be used independently, or...
Automatically applying bi-directional quality of service treatment to
network data flows
A method and apparatus are provided for automatic reverse-direction or bi-directional quality of service treatment of network data flows. A network device...
Method and apparatus for providing faster convergence for redundant sites
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing convergence for a dual-homed site in a network is presented. An occurrence of a failure between a...
Automatic installation and alignment mode for wireless bridges
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for automatically installing and/or aligning antennas of wireless bridges in computer networks. In general terms, when a...
Systems and methods of profiling power cycles in a battery for indicating
detrimental battery operation
Systems and methods for profiling power cycle characteristics in a device powered at least by a battery are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises...
Calling service using voice enabled web based application server
A method is provided in an application server for executing a calling application. The method includes receiving an HTTP request for execution of a calling...
Method and apparatus for assigning network addresses based on connection
Techniques for assigning a network address to a host are based on authentication for a connection between the host and an intermediate device. One approach...
Directory enabled secure multicast group communications
An approach for establishing secure communication among multiple multicast groups using a multi-master directory is disclosed. The multi-master directory is on a...
Method and apparatus for client-side flow control in a transport protocol
Techniques for providing reliable transport of data across a network between a server on a server device and a client on a client device include a process on the...
Facility to transmit network management data to an umbrella management
A method for conveying data communications network management information to an umbrella management system whereby network management information events are...
Method of providing views of a managed network that uses network address
A method and mechanism for communicating an alarm in a computer network is provided. An alarm system enables a MSP to accurately determine which device within a...
System and method for assigning media addresses to multiple internal nodes
Systems and methods for assigning node MAC addresses for a plurality of internal and external network interfaces for a network device include determining a base...
System and method for processing a request for information in a network
An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a...
Rapid search for optimal wireless network configuration
A search algorithm to find a globally optimal radio plan for a wireless network, including assignments of frequency and transmission power to multiple access...
Adaptive multiplexing device for multi-carrier wireless telecommunication
A radio frequency (RF) power combiner for connecting multiple base transceiver stations with one antenna assembly includes at least one combining device coupled...
Infrastructure-less bootstrapping: trustless bootstrapping to enable
mobility for mobile devices
Methods and apparatus for supporting a session in Mobile IP are disclosed. A Mobile Node sends a first Mobile IP message identifying the Mobile Node to a Home...
Method and apparatus for network-based admission control using
path-coupled quality of service signaling
A Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) proxy is used in combination with a signaling proxy to provide improved admission control, Quality of Service (QoS)...
Virtual path restoration scheme using fast dynamic mesh restoration in an
A method for restoring a virtual path, provisioned between a source and a target node, in a mesh zoned optical network is described. The method, in one...
Connector for telecommunication devices
A connector that mechanically connects and provides power to two or more telecommunication devices in series, for example a phone and an expansion module or...
Remote access to local content using transcryption of digital rights
Methods and devices allowing distribution of content that resides in a source device on a local area network (LAN) are described. A gateway between the LAN and a...
Use of packet hashes to prevent TCP retransmit overwrite attacks
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems that detect maliciously formed TCP/IP retransmit packets attempting to pass through an intrusion detection...
Method and system for generating a console log
A method and system are provided for generating a console log of a device (e.g., a router). During the powering on of the device, certain information may have to...
Method and apparatus for verifying revocation status of a digital
A method and apparatus for verifying revocation status of a digital certificate is provided. The invention operates in part by a receiver verifying a security...
Plug and play node addition in a dual ring topology network using
discovered topology information for...
A method and apparatus for adding a node to a network where the network includes a plurality of nodes connected by first and second rings formed by two or more...
Rate computations of particular use in scheduling activities or items such
as the sending of packets
Rate computations are performed such as for use in scheduling activities, such as, but not limited to packets, processes, traffic flow, etc. One implementation...
Arrangement in a server for providing dynamic domain name system services
for each received request
A Domain Name System (DNS) server is configured for dynamically selecting, for a client device, a selected resolution from available resolutions, the selected...
Method and system for fault management in a distributed network management
A method and system for fault management in a distributed network management station is disclosed. In one method embodiment, the present invention initiates a...
B2B service center communications using locate collaborate transact
An apparatus and method for providing a locate, collaborate, and transact (LCT) communications platform for a business-to-business exchange service center. The...
Pipeline regular expression matching
Regular expression matching is performed on a sequence of characters using a pipeline architecture of regular expression matching stages. Multiple regular...
Method and apparatus for accessing information based on distributed file
system (DFS) paths
A method is disclosed for accessing information based on Distributed File System (DFS) paths and for automatically and transparently modifying the DFS target...
Method and apparatus for data model prediction
Data Model Prediction tries to emulate the existing non-programmable interfaces by accurately predicting the data structures and operations required to provide...
Analog set top calibration patterns in manufacturing
Included are systems and methods for performing a functionality test to an STT. At least one embodiment of a method includes storing at least one test pattern in...
Enhanced coverage hole detection in wireless networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to identifying coverage holes in wireless networks. According to one implementation of the present invention, the...
Configurable diversity antenna system for wireless access points
A configurable antenna system and method of implementing is disclosed, having particular use with a wireless access point of the type used with a wireless local...
Amplitude coding for clustered transform coefficients
A method, apparatus, and a computer readable hardware storage medium with instructions to encode a series of quantized transform coefficients. The method...
Joint amplitude and position coding for photographic image and video
A method, apparatus, and carrier medium to encode a series of quantized transform coefficients. The method includes identifying clusters of at least one...
Method for estimating a weighting vector for an adaptive phased array
The present invention discloses a low-complexity estimation method for obtaining a weighting vector for an antenna system with adaptive phased arrays. A first...
Partitioned routing information base
A system and method for routing in a network according to a routing protocol. In a router having a plurality of route processors, a routing information base...