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Connection persistence across server farms in a network environment
An example method for connection persistence across server farms in a network environment is provided and includes associating a first real server with a first...
Automatic configuration of external services based upon network activity
System, computer program product, and method to configure an external network based on internal network conditions, by monitoring a load attribute of one or...
Subscriber dependent redirection between a mobile packet core proxy and a
cell site proxy in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving, by a first proxy within an access network, a first request for content associated with a...
Automated control plane for limited user destruction
To avoid user error and breaking operations, administration and management (OAM), the control plane for implementing OAM is automatically generated by network...
Smart pause for distributed switch fabric system
Techniques for improving the performance of flow control mechanisms such as Pause are provided. The techniques provide for maintaining a fair distribution of...
Reliable packet delivery with overlay network (RPDON)
In one embodiment, a device in a computer network establishes a reliable map that defines a set of packet criteria for which reliability is desired over an...
Multicast handling in a transparent interconnect of lots of links based
data center interconnect
In some embodiments, a global tree structure identifying rendezvous points between a layer 1 network area and a layer 2 network area may be created. When the...
Computing risk-sharing metrics in shared-media communication networks
In one embodiment, a routing node determines a risk-sharing metric between pairs of nodes in a shared-media communication network, and may then compute a...
Replacing an existing network communications path with a new path using
some exclusive physical resources of...
In one embodiment, a replacement network communications path is determined using dedicated resources of an existing path. One or more network elements in a...
An apparatus may be provided. The apparatus may comprise a first circuit portion, a second circuit portion, and a third circuit portion. The first circuit...
Video trick mode system
A method for producing an auxiliary video stream arranged for reverse trick mode playback from a video stream including a plurality of uni-directional predicted...
Methods and apparatus for synthesizing multi-port memory circuits
Multi-port memory circuits are often required within modern digital integrated circuits to store data. Multi-port memory circuits allow multiple memory users to...
System and method for whitelist management
A method is provided in one embodiment and includes receiving a request for a session at a network element; communicating a query for whitelist data to a...
Quality optimization with buffer and horizon constraints in adaptive
Techniques are provided for optimizing quality in adaptive streaming, where information is obtained relating to encoding bitrates and content quality scores for...
Digital video compression system, method and computer readable medium
A video decoding method including: receiving an encoded block of data; decoding the encoded block of data to generate decoded data; and performing a sample...
Generating a video pane layout
A first video conferencing device determines pane sizes of a plurality of video content to be displayed at a second video conferencing device, where the pane...
Displaying information about at least one participant in a video
In one embodiment, a method is provided in a video conference session which has a video stream, an audio stream and an information stream between at least one...
Using values represented as internet protocol (IP) addresses to access
resources in a non-internet protocol...
Non-Internet Protocol (IP) centric resources are accessed based on a value in the form of an IP address. This value (represented as the IP address) is converted...
Dynamic scaling for multi-tiered distributed systems using payoff
optimization of application classes
In one embodiment, a method is described. The method includes: monitoring workloads of a plurality of application classes, each of the application classes...
A method and system for anonymous purchase by a first user device, is described, the method and system including sending R from the first user device to a...
Merging fibre channel fabrics
A Fiber (Fiber) Channel (FC) switch and related methods are provided for merging FC fabrics. During a merger process of two separate FC fabrics, a principal...
Configurable service proxy local identifier mapping
Presented herein are techniques in which a service proxy in a service node is configured to receive a packet encapsulated in a service header that includes a...
Identifying, translating and filtering shared risk groups in
A method, apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for processing shared risk group (SRG) information in communications networks. The...
Remote probing for remote quality of service monitoring
In one embodiment, a targeted node in a computer network receives a probe generation request (PGR), and in response, generates a link-local multicast PGR...
Method to detect suboptimal performance in boundary clocks
In one example embodiment, a method to detect suboptimal boundary clocks is described for a node in a communications network. The method can include determining...
Methods and devices for performing dynamic droop compensation
Provided herein are systems, methods and devices for performing droop compensation. In particular, systems, methods and devices for performing droop...
System and method for secure provisioning of virtualized images in a
An example method includes setting up a secure channel between a blade and a provisioning server in a network environment, downloading an image of a virtual...
Acoustic echo control for automated speaker tracking systems
A processing system can include a tracking microphone array; audio tracker circuitry connected to the tracking microphone array to track an audio source based...
Adjusting number of discovery frames sent based on access point deployment
Techniques are provided for determining, for at least one wireless access point in a wireless network, a number of first-time associations created with one or...
Hypertext service guide menu display
The present invention provides a method and system for accessing services in a television system. In one implementation, a DHCT presents a user a menu...
Multi-camera access for remote video access
In one embodiment, multiple cameras are logically associated in a guest registry with a mobile device. One of the cameras may be internal to the mobile device,...
Intrusion detection mechanism
In one embodiment, a method implemented on a node connected to a network bus includes: storing one or more message identifiers, the one or more identifiers...
A method and system for determining whether user accounts in a client-server architecture are legitimate is described, the method and system including...
Supporting differentiated secure communications among heterogeneous
A gateway apparatus supports differentiated secure communications among heterogeneous electronic devices. A communication port communicates via communication...
Method and apparatus for ingress filtering
An example method is provided and, in an example embodiment, includes receiving a data packet at an ingress switch function, the data packet associated with a...
Method and apparatus for high-speed processing of structured application
messages in a network device
A method is disclosed for high-speed processing of structured application messages in a network device. According to one aspect, a network device receives a...
Reliable transportation of a stream of packets using packet replication
In one embodiment, a device receives a first packet stream and a second packet stream over different paths through a network, wherein each of said sent first...
xQSFP+ host cable to upgrade xSFP+ based products
Bandwidth translation may be provided. First, data may be transceived at a first data port. Next, the data may be transceived at a plurality of second data...
Parallel processing for low latency network address translation
A packet is received at an ingress port of a networking device and a forwarding result that identifies an egress port for the packet is generated. In parallel...
Binary compatible extension architecture in an openflow compliant network
An example method for a binary compatible extension architecture in an OpenFlow compliant network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet on an...
System and method for transporting information to services in a network
An example method is provided in one example embodiment and may include receiving a packet for a subscriber at a gateway, wherein the gateway includes a local...
Network appliance with integrated local area network and storage area
network extension services
Techniques and a network edge device are provided herein to extend local area networks (LANs) and storage area networks (SANs) beyond a data center while...
Content consumption frustration
A device including a receiver to receive a media stream including media content for a plurality of services, the content packed into packets each having a...
Fiber length measurement system
A system for measuring a length of one or more spans between a first optical transceiver and a second optical transceiver in a fiber-optic network, which can...
Apparatus and method for allowing alignment mismatch in electrical
An apparatus includes a first electrical connector including a first housing, a contact element having a first portion connected to the first housing, and a...
Heat transfer for electronic equipment
An apparatus is provided that includes a planar heat conducting material that comprises a first heat sink conduction portion configured to conduct heat between...
Object filtering in a computing network
Presented herein are object filtering techniques that optimize the communication of information over an infrastructure that supports publish-subscribe (pub-sub)...
Systems, methods and media for mobile management entity (MME) selection by
evolved node B (eNodeB)
A method for mobile management entity (MME) selection includes receiving at a base transceiver station (BTS) a message from each of multiple MMEs including...
Policy application for a group of subscribers in a network environment
An example method includes reporting location changes for one or more users from a first network element to a second network element based on transitions for...
System and method for enabling pairing of a companion device with a mate
device for performing a companion device
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes establishing a connection between a first client and a messaging fabric of a conductor element...