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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...
Methods and apparatus for allocating resources in a communications system
The invention provides a system including methods and apparatus that adjust usage of one or more resources of a data communications channel. The system can...
Method and system for multi-PHY addressing
Multi-PHY addressing from source to destination in which n-number of channels or ports are used in a PHY layer device for communication with a link layer device....
Synchronization of configuration data in storage-area networks
Many storage-area networks (SANs) were developed to facilitate high-speed storage of large quantities of digital data. However, at least some conventional SANs...
Techniques for providing an EMI seal for a circuit board
A circuit board includes a first circuit board section which is configured to support a set of light emitting diodes, a second circuit board section which is...
Techniques for controlling a position of a transceiver module relative to
An improved rail includes two side portions, and a mid portion interconnected between the two side portions. The mid portion and the two side portions form a...
Method and system for isolated current and voltage monitoring
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for monitoring electrical characteristic on an electronic circuit board. This electrical characteristic can be...
RJ style connector to eliminate cable electrostatic discharge events
Methods and apparatus for discharging cables that are to be coupled to a connector are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an apparatus...
Interleaver, deinterleaver, interleaving method, and deinterleaving method
for OFDM data
An interleaver and interleaving method each includes two stages, and is useful in coded orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (COFDM) wireless local area...
Efficient method for packet switching on asynchronous transfer mode switch
An apparatus and method of using same for associating a tag with each packet in an ATM switch to eliminate the need for an OVC table, thus saving both egress...
Method and apparatus for automatically configuring devices on a wireless
A method, an apparatus, and a carrier medium carrying programming instructions to wirelessly configure a station of a wireless network. The method, in a first...
Adaptive timing of update messages transmitted by routers employing the
border gateway protocol
A method for border nodes using the Border Gateway Protocol to advertise path updates to peer nodes in other domains involves calculating the update interval for...
Fast convergence with topology switching
A system for rapidly switching at least one virtual local area network (VLAN) from a first loop-free topology to a second loop-free topology in response to a...
Arrangement for providing network prefix information from attached mobile
routers to a clusterhead in a...
Mobile routers establish a tree-based network topology in an ad hoc mobile network, the tree-based network topology having a single clusterhead and attached...
Methods and devices for high network availability
Methods and devices are provided for simulating a direct failure between a network device and an end device. In some implementations, the network device is a...
Method and apparatus for determining network routing information based on
shared risk link group information
A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing a shortest path first network routing path determination in a data communications network based in part on...
Best effort technique for virtual path restoration
A method and apparatus for restoring a virtual path are disclosed. The method includes identifying an alternate physical path and determining whether the...
Methods and apparatus for communicating messages in a computer display
The invention is directed to techniques for communicating messages between windows or frames in a computer display. A computer system suited for use with the...
Compact secure data communication method
A compact secure data communication method is disclosed. In one embodiment, a compact security protocol provides cryptographic services on IP, UDP, and TCP...
Virtual packing list
A virtual packing list for facilitating electronic commerce transactions made over the Internet. When a consumer places an order over the Internet for digital...
Method and apparatus providing a supply chain management system useful in
A method is disclosed for automatically identifying and resolving one or more discrepancies in an outsourced manufacturing supply chain in which a plurality of...
Hybrid optical and electrical fiber optic link linearizer
Techniques and systems for reducing nonlinear distortions in an output optical beam from an optical transmitter by using both electrical pre-distortion...
Adaptive Viterbi decoder for a wireless data network receiver
A configurable Viterbi decoder to decode a coded signal for inclusion in a radio receiver for implementing the physical layer receiving function (PHY) of a...
Pitch invariant synchronization of audio playout rates
A method for adjusting audio playback is disclosed. The method includes storing audio packets in a jitter buffer, and playing out the audio packets at a first...
Method of managing signal processing resources
A method of setting up a new call in a signal processor includes selecting a signal processor that has sufficient bandwidth to open a new channel while assuming...
Method and system for prevention of network denial-of-service attacks
An approach for preventing denial-of-service attacks on Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") protocol is described. Queues are generated for handshake state connections...
Method for tracking an event through multiple module-specific files
A method and apparatus for tracking data associated with an event across multiple files includes generating a particular value upon occurrence of a particular...
Intelligent PCI bridging consisting of prefetching data based upon
A bridging device has at least two ports. The first port allows the device to communicate with devices on an expansion bus and at least one other port to allow...
Method and apparatus for role-based access control
Methods and devices are provided for role-based access control of network devices. The network devices may constitute the fabric of a storage area network...
System and method for management of a shared frequency band
A system, method, software and related functions are provided for managing activity in a radio frequency band that is shared, both in frequency and time, by...
Method for routing information over a network
A method of operating an optical network is described. The network includes a number of nodes connected by a number of links. A method according to the present...