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US-7,515,413 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...
US-7,515,107 Multi-band antenna
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...
US-7,513,791 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...
US-7,512,970 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...
US-7,512,964 System and method for archiving multiple downloaded recordable media content
A recordable media content archiving system in a subscriber network. The recordable media content archiving system comprises, among other elements, a memory for...
US-7,512,870 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...
US-7,512,702 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...
US-7,512,336 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...
US-7,512,315 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...
US-7,512,123 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...
US-7,512,115 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...
US-7,512,106 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...
US-7,512,088 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...
US-7,512,065 Reducing overhead when setting up multiple virtual circuits using signaling protocols
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...
US-7,512,064 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...
US-7,512,063 Border router protection with backup tunnel stitching in a computer network
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...
US-7,511,970 Method and apparatus for shielding a circuit board of a circuit board chassis
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...
US-7,509,670 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...
US-7,509,505 Method and system for managing power delivery for power over Ethernet systems
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...
US-7,509,491 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...
US-7,509,438 Bi-directional line switched ring support for path trace monitoring on a protection path
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...
US-7,509,436 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...
US-7,509,431 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...
US-7,509,415 Arrangement for automated fault detection and fault resolution of a network device
A network based management system enables network devices installed at a customer's premises to be automatically monitored and managed for automated support...
US-7,509,410 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...
US-7,509,400 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...
US-7,509,390 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...
US-7,508,941 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...
US-7,508,829 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...
US-7,508,801 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...
US-7,508,800 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...
US-7,508,794 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...
US-7,508,787 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...
US-7,508,772 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...
US-7,508,752 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...
US-7,506,368 Methods and apparatus for network communications via a transparent security proxy
A data security device for providing a network transport connection via a transparent network proxy that employs different encryption security mediums along a...
US-7,506,358 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...
US-7,506,335 Method and apparatus for software loading and initialization in a distributed network
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...
US-7,506,244 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...
US-7,506,194 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...
US-7,506,124 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...
US-7,506,102 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...
US-7,506,073 Session-based target/LUN mapping for a storage area network and associated method
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...
US-7,506,054 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...
US-7,506,053 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...
US-7,505,692 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...
US-7,505,480 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...
US-7,505,467 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...
US-7,505,464 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...
US-7,505,450 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...
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