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Apparatus and method for a lightweight, reliable, packet-based transport
A fast, lightweight, reliable, packet-based protocol that operates independent of the type of networking protocol used by the underlying physical layer of the...
Distributed, rule based packet redirection
A forwarding agent is implemented on a router. The forwarding agent receives instructions from a service manager for redirecting packets that match the...
Method and system for selecting connections to bump based on priority in a
A method and system for selecting connections to bump based on priority in a network. The present invention describes a method for selecting connections to bump...
Thread-aware instruction fetching in a multithreaded embedded processor
The present invention provides a multithreaded processor, such as a network processor, that fetches instructions in a pipeline stage based on feedback signals...
Methods and apparatus for distributing entries among lookup units and
selectively enabling less than all of the...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributing entries among lookup units and selectively enabling less than all of the lookup units when performing a...
Context based access of files by file system to a client based on
detection of related files opened by the client
A network has a file system configured for providing a selected version of a first file to a client, having requested the file, based on detecting that the...
Controlling micro-roaming in a wireless LAN
The present invention detects a micro-roaming client in a WLAN. Once a micro-roaming client is detected, APs coordinate with each other and assign the client to...
Method and apparatus for automatic document interchange between electronic
mail (e-mail) and facsimile (fax)...
An ARPA-Internet Network Access/Service Provider device includes a fax gateway having a storage device for storing an e-mail message received from a sender...
Jitter buffer management for mobile communication handoffs
A method of providing communication service includes determining a first playback delay based on one or more network characteristics of a first network and one...
Automatic resynchronization of physically relocated links in a multi-link
frame relay system
Methods and apparatus are described which are operable to resynchronize bundle interfaces associated with network devices. Where all of a plurality of...
Determining the position of a bad link
A system for determining a bad link in a ring includes a start-up controller that transmits a link command having a position field holding initial value. Each...
Unified network and physical premises access control server
The present invention provides an access control server that holds information pertaining to both network access and facility access. The access control server...
Method and system for verifying identification of an electronic mail
A method and system for verifying identification of an electronic mail message. An electronic mail message including a signature and a key is received, the...
Online restriping technique for distributed network based virtualization
A technique is provided for implementing online restriping of a volume in a storage area network. A first instance of the volume is instantiated at a first port...
SCSI-based storage area network having a SCSI router that routes traffic
between SCSI and IP networks
A system and method for accessing Storage Area Networks over an IP network. A SCSI request is generated and encapsulated in one or more IP packets. The...
Optimizing flooding of information in link-state routing protocol
A router executes a flooding algorithm. The router maintains a list of neighbors within an area data structure. When a new neighbor arises on an interface...
Low-impact method and apparatus for maintaining network access servers
A method of performing maintenance on a network access server having associated channels carrying incoming digital or analog traffic determines whether...
End-to-end performance tool and method for monitoring electronic-commerce
A method and apparatus for monitoring electronic commerce transactions. A network delay agent, coupled to the access point for the electronic commerce provider's...
Method and apparatus for controlling a quiet zone for wireless units
In an IP-based cellular wireless communication system, systems and methods for spatially controlling cellular phone usage are provided. Entry of a cellular phone...
Distributive optical switching control system
A localized and distributive optical switching control system is separated into three localized systems: a sensor system, a processor system, and a position...
Automatic prioritization of BGP next-hop in IGP
A technique configures an intermediate network node to automatically determine whether a route advertised by a routing protocol is important for fast convergence...
Method and apparatus for detecting support for a protocol defining
Various methods and systems for detecting whether a network device supports a protocol, which defines a supplemental header, are disclosed. One method involves...
Selecting transport addresses to route streams between endpoints
Selecting a transport address for a call session between a first endpoint of a first region and a second endpoint of a second region includes determining that...
Method and apparatus for controlling the transmission of cells across a
A Multiservice Access Concentrator (MAC) provides traffic shaping by allocating at least one cell stream to at least one cell slot of a cell scheduling table. A...
Radar protection device for wireless networks
A method for radar protection. The method includes recording energy events and calculating differences in recorded energy events to determine pulses. The method...
Method and apparatus for automatic filter generation and maintenance
A method is disclosed for automatic filter generation and maintenance. From information transmitted on a network, a first device identifier and a second device...
Method and apparatus for eliminating sampling errors on a serial bus
A synchronous bit-serial data interface utilizes a transmitter that transmits a data stream having duplicates of each data bit. The receiver samples the data...
Method and apparatus providing secure multicast group communication
An approach for establishing secure multicast communication among multiple members that participate in a multicast group is disclosed. In one feature, multiple...
Method and apparatus for indexing an inbound security association database
Processes are disclosed in which an index value is generated for locating a security association in a security association database, such as an inbound SAD...
Fast re-authentication with dynamic credentials
A proxy server that is inserted between a plurality of network access servers, typically an access points, and an authentication server. When an original...
Memory fence with background lock release
In one embodiment, a processor is operable to issue a first memory request to access a particular memory location, and, prior to completion of the first memory...
Port adapter for high-bandwidth bus
A port adapter for connecting zero or more network interfaces to a host system having a SPI-4 bus is disclosed. The port adapter comprises zero or more network...
Implicit shared bandwidth protection for fast reroute
A virtual overlay backup network is established to provide Fast Reroute capability with guaranteed bandwidth protection to a network that employs end-to-end...
Method and apparatus for retrieving access control information
Creating and storing troubleshooting information for providing access control information to a network device involves receiving a provisioning of control lists,...
Methods and apparatus for reducing arbitration delay in channelized
systems by use of additional scheduling...
A data communications device interconnected for channelized communication overcomes the problems associated with message traffic starvation on outgoing traffic...
System and method for interconnecting a storage area network
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...
Methods and apparatus for implementing virtualization of storage within a
storage area network
Methods and apparatus for implementing storage virtualization on a network device of a storage area network are disclosed. A frame or packet is received at a...
Method and apparatus for measuring health and performance of a messaging
Software agents perform a process to monitor the availability and/or performance of various functions of a messaging system, such as a Unified Messaging System....
Method and system for high speed encoding, processing and decoding of data
A system, method and computer program for processing data having a plurality of data values contained in a plurality of data fields of varying types and lengths...
Smart frame selection for improved backhaul bandwidth efficiency
A wireless cellular network includes an access point selector that selects an access point for forwarding data from a wireless device. When data is received with...
Wireless node location mechanism featuring definition of search region to
optimize location computation
A wireless node location mechanism that defines a search region to optimize the computations associated with estimating the location of a given wireless node....
System and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a
A system and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a wireless network includes identifying a congested CoS in a sector of a wireless network....
Processing a communication session using a rules engine
Processing a communication session involves accessing a database storing features that include caller preferences associated with a caller and callee...
Offered load fairness in a stack
A technique for allocating stack bus bandwidth based on the offered load of each stack member coupled to the stacking bus allocates access opportunities to the...
Characterization of impaired intervals in a voice over packet session
using audio frame loss concealment
An embodiment may include an apparatus comprising a dejitter buffer to receive packets containing audio data, a codec coupled with the dejitter buffer, the codec...
Wireless-aware network switch and switch ASIC
An application-specific integrated circuit and related network switch are disclosed. The integrated circuit includes switch circuitry for receiving a 802.11...
An aggregation scheduler that determines which frames are to be aggregated in an aggregate at a specific time, and allocates a time and duration for each...
Methods and devices for exchanging peer parameters between network devices
Methods and devices are provided for detecting whether peer ports interconnecting two network devices can perform a novel protocol called Exchange Peer...
NAT and proxy device detection
Multiple networked devices behind a NAT device are identified by sampling a proportion of data packets traversing the network and comparing the packet IP...
System and methods for network path detection
Customer edge (CE) to CE device verification checks initiate routes from available CEs as a set of path verification messages, destined for remote CE routes...