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US-7,382,731 Method and apparatus for updating probabilistic network routing information
A method of updating probabilistic network routing information is disclosed. A "backward ant" data packet is received. The backward ant data packet contains...
US-7,382,730 Two-pass method and apparatus for achieving maximal data compression for a modem relay mode of operation in a...
The present invention is a two-pass method and apparatus for achieving maximal data compression for a voice frame modem relay channel between two endpoint...
US-7,382,727 System and method for asymmetrical bandwidth management
System and method for allocating and managing a shared Internet access channel on an Internet access device. The system and method prioritize data flow in a...
US-7,380,164 Fail-over support for legacy voice mail systems in New World IP PBXs
An Integrated Communication System (ICS) with fail-over serial data connectivity is disclosed. In one aspect, an ICS may comprise a chassis including a System...
US-7,380,101 Architecture for a processor complex of an arrayed pipelined processing engine
A processor complex architecture facilitates accurate passing of transient data among processor complex stages of a pipelined processing engine. The processor...
US-7,380,025 Method and apparatus providing role-based configuration of a port of a network element
A method of automatically configuring a port of a network element comprises the steps of discovering information that identifies or describes a second network...
US-7,380,010 Method and apparatus for performing denial of service for call requests
A Denial of Service (DoS) mitigation scheme increases the ability of a call processing server to fend off DoS attacks. The DoS mitigation scheme identifies a...
US-7,379,979 Method and apparatus for IP address assignment
A method and apparatus for assigning an IP address, in a modular network system, to at least one client premise equipment device coupled by a communications link...
US-7,379,519 Preamble aided synchronization
The repetitive structure of a preamble signal is exploited to enhance timing synchronization performance and frame start detection performance under adverse...
US-7,379,494 MAC protocol employing multiple data rates
Method and apparatus for combining high data rate traffic and low data rate traffic on a common transmission medium while maximizing efficient use of available...
US-7,379,435 Determining broadcast message transmit times for a wireless device having a plurality of WLAN MAC addresses
A method, a software product, and an apparatus to determine time offsets to use with a local synchronization clock in a wireless device that can act as a...
US-7,379,433 Methods and apparatus for broadcast optimization in mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for supporting broadcast traffic in Mobile IP are disclosed. When a Mobile Node registers via a Foreign Agent supporting Mobile IP, the...
US-7,376,945 Software change modeling for network devices
A method for software change modeling for network devices provides dynamic (on the device) and static (computer) change modeling. The same source code and...
US-7,376,828 Method and apparatus for using incompletely trusted service provider point-to-point networks
A method and apparatus for using a service provider network that supports point-to-point channels is disclosed. One or more encryption parameters are associated...
US-7,376,827 Directory-enabled network elements
A directory enabled network element, which in one embodiment, is a network device that has an element that enables querying, accessing, and updating directory...
US-7,376,750 Method and apparatus for generic application layer gateway
Methods and apparatuses for a generic application layer gateway. By systematically examining each field in a message, tokens can be found that are likely to...
US-7,376,743 Method and apparatus for load balancing in a virtual private network
In a virtual private network, a plurality of concentrators form an interface to provide client/remote site access to a private network over a public network. The...
US-7,376,742 Resource and AAA service device
A network device. The network device includes a gateway switch to receive an incoming call and to identify a source of the call. A parser then receives a request...
US-7,376,701 System and methodology for control of, and access and response to internet email from a wireless device
The invention discloses a system and method for access and response to Internet emails, from a wireless device. The system extracts the emails from multiple...
US-7,376,198 Methods and apparatus for multicasting content
A transmitter device of the content distribution system transmits content portions of a content message to a receiver device using respective multicast channels...
US-7,376,148 Method and apparatus for improving voice quality in a packet based network
Some embodiments adaptively adjust to the current call load in a packet based virtual circuit to minimize the delay experienced by the first packets of any talk...
US-7,376,140 System and method for assignment of ATM virtual circuits to queues in a DSLAM
A method for distributing digital subscriber line (xDSL) data traffic includes receiving xDSL traffic at a DSLAM including a plurality of input ports and a...
US-7,373,660 Methods and apparatus to distribute policy information
A first node generates and transmits a notification message including routing policy attributes such as network address information and a corresponding gateway...
US-7,373,579 ARQ for point to point links
An automatic retransmission system offering good latency and overhead characteristics combined with programmable tradeoffs among overhead, latency, and error...
US-7,373,543 Method and apparatus for uninterrupted packet transfer using replication over disjoint paths
A method of operating a fault tolerant connection in a network is described. The network includes a number of network elements and a number of links. Each of the...
US-7,373,532 Inline power controller
An inline power controller includes at least one analog interface circuit module (AICM) having a first analog input node for receiving an inline power port...
US-7,373,528 Increased power for power over Ethernet applications
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for supplying power over Ethernet includes determining whether a first port of power sourcing equipment is...
US-7,373,508 Wireless security system and method
A method for reauthentication during client roaming in a wireless network system. The network has at least one access server and a plurality of access points...
US-7,373,502 Avoiding server storage of client state
A method is disclosed for avoiding the storage of client state on a server. Based on a local key that is not known to a client, a server encrypts the client's...
US-7,373,421 Method and apparatus of preventing physical layer from establishing unsupported links
Methods and apparatus for preventing unsupported links between a host device and a link partner over a network is disclosed. In one embodiment, a link control...
US-7,373,413 Devices and methods for minimizing start up delay in transmission of streaming media
Devices and methods are provided for minimizing the startup delay of streaming media transmitted through networks. A server maintains a portion of the media...
US-7,373,397 Techniques for automatically delegating address spaces among dynamic host configuration servers
Techniques for providing sets of network addresses for dynamically configuring hosts on a network include sending to a first server a first request for a first...
US-7,373,394 Method and apparatus for multicast cloud with integrated multicast and unicast channel routing in a content...
An apparatus and method for defining content distribution paths in a content distribution network integrate unicast and multicast connections. Content engines in...
US-7,372,955 System and method for accessing a wireless network from a handset connected to a public wiring network
A system and method for accessing a wireless network from a handset connected to a public wiring network are described. A request to establish a communication is...
US-7,372,857 Methods and apparatus for scheduling tasks
Queues are scheduled for outputting data using a hierarchical tree. Each level of the hierarchical tree includes multiple entries for storing status information...
US-7,372,849 Port policy management for calls in a centralized call control packet network
A network device is disclosed. The network device comprises a port to allow reception of a TCAP query. A processor translates the TCAP query into a dial access...
US-7,372,843 System and method for compressing information flows in a network environment
A method for compressing data is provided that includes receiving a communications flow communicated by a mobile station and communicating with a proxy element...
US-7,372,811 Load balancing model for multilink frame relay
A system and method for load balancing transmissions across a multilink frame relay connection is disclosed. A credit value is assigned to each bundle link in...
US-7,372,705 Portable data routing device and method of use
A data communications device, such as a router, is configured for use in an outdoor environment. The router includes wireless communications circuit boards...
US-7,370,362 Method and apparatus for locating rogue access point switch ports in a wireless network
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for locating and disabling the switch port of a rogue wireless access point. In one embodiment, a network management device...
US-7,370,353 System and method for managing dynamic network sessions
For an Internet Access Gateway operative between an area network and a public network, managing dynamic network sessions therebetween whereby a primary server on...
US-7,370,350 Method and apparatus for re-authenticating computing devices
A method of authenticating a first computing device in communication over a network to a second computing device is disclosed. The first computing device is...
US-7,370,126 System and method for implementing a demand paging jitter buffer algorithm
An apparatus for providing storage is provided that includes a jitter buffer element. The jitter buffer element includes a primary jitter buffer storage that...
US-7,370,119 Scalable MPLS fast reroute switchover with reduced complexity
A Fast Reroute implementation suitable for use in a label switched router. Reroute from protected tunnels to backup tunnels may be achieved in constant time...
US-7,370,109 Hierarchical management of objects
A networking environment in which a sequence of proxy forwarders are used to forward network management requests from a network management station (NMS) to a...
US-7,370,102 Managing recovery of service components and notification of service errors and failures
A method and apparatus for providing management and maintenance to a node within a data communications network and to the composite data communications network....
US-7,370,087 Method and apparatus for providing access to a peripheral device management interface
Embodiments of the present invention provide mechanisms and techniques for providing access to a peripheral management interface, such as a Web-based graphical...
US-7,370,078 Determining a remote device name
A method, system, apparatus, and signal-bearing media for determining the name of a remotely attached device. A server discovers the devices attached to it and...
US-7,369,996 System and method for voice based network management
The present invention provides a system and method for voice based network management. A network management system uses voice based scripts that allow network...
US-7,369,652 Combining signals at a conference bridge
Combining signals includes receiving signals from communication devices, where each signal is associated with a content describing the signal. The following is...
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