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Router for virtual private network employing tag switching
A service provider's routers (PE1, P1, P2, PE2) provide connections between and share routing information with routers (CE1, CE2) of a customer virtual private...
Group restart for scalable switched ATM networks
The present invention relates to group restart in switched ATM networks. In accordance a method of one embodiment of the present invention, a first network...
System using a signaling protocol for controlling voice calls originating
in a circuit switching telephone...
Communicating voice over a packet-switching network is implemented on a telecommunications network that includes the packet-switching network, two coding units...
Method and apparatus for determining a network topology based on
A method of determining a network topology based on Spanning-tree-Algorithm-designated ports is disclosed. A first Spanning-tree-Algorithm-designated port that...
Intelligent provisioning of DSP channels for codec changes
A communication system in which a profile of codecs is loaded at the originating end. The originating end sends the profile of codecs to the terminating end and...
Unbiased token bucket
The present invention defines a method of unbiased policing of data flow in a network device. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the token...
Methods and apparatus for providing security to a computerized device
A controller of the computerized device monitors a configuration state of the computerized device by maintaining a record of the hardware or software...
Access list key compression
Methods and apparatus for implementing an access list key for accessing information associated with a packet from an access list are disclosed. The packet...
Method and apparatus for assigning network addresses to network devices
According to an approach for assigning network addresses to network devices, an authentication request that requests authentication of identification data that...
System and method for implementing a Reed Solomon multiplication section
from exclusive-OR logic
Various methods and systems for implementing Reed Solomon multiplication sections from exclusive-OR (XOR) logic are disclosed. For example, a system includes a...
System and method for authenticating a storage device for use with driver
software in a storage network
A method and system authenticates a storage device or storage router for use with driver software. The driver software may be permitted to be used with...
Method and apparatus for dynamically securing voice and other
delay-sensitive network traffic
A request is received for secure network traffic from a device having a private network address at a source node. The private network address of a requested...
System using weighted fairness decisions in spatial reuse protocol
forwarding block to determine allowed usage...
A method and apparatus for servicing transit and transmit traffic in a node of a network. The network includes a plurality of nodes connected by first and second...
Method and apparatus for adaptively coupling processing components in a
A method is disclosed for adaptively coupling processing components in a distributed system. In one aspect, a second component requests an interaction with a...
Method and system for converting alternating current to ethernet in-line
According to one embodiment, a method for converting alternating current voltage signals to Ethernet in-line power includes converting an alternating current...
Source adaptive system and method for 2D iDCT
This invention discloses a fast two-dimensional inverse Discrete Cosine Transform (iDCT) that adapts to compressed video source statistics to reduce execution...
Method and apparatus for associating PVC identifiers with domain names of
A method and apparatus associates a domain name of a home gateway with one or more PVCs. After the PVC is established, a tunneling protocol is used to request...
Method to provide effective connection grooming in PNNI
A method to provide actual network connection routing cost for use in connection grooming is disclosed for one embodiment. A setup message is transmitted from a...
Method for regulating power for voice over Internet Protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for a network switch...
Power source based sleep mode
A device and method to allocate a secondary power supply to a Fiber-to-the-Home subscriber is disclosed. The present invention employs methods to selectively...
Arrangement for providing optimized connections between peer routers in a
tree-based ad hoc mobile network
Mobile routers in a tree-based network topology with a single clusterhead in an ad hoc network establish connectivity based on each attached mobile router...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing a data communications network
A method is disclosed for synchronizing a data communications network. The data communications network comprises a plurality of existing nodes forming one or...
Method and apparatus for input policing a network connection
A method is described that resets a first count and resets a second count if a first transmission unit is recognized as being within a new measurement time...
Method and system for stateful switch-over in a high-availability point to
A method and system for stateful switch-over in a high-availability point to point system is disclosed. The disclosed method includes in one embodiment detecting...
Bidirectional inline power port
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device...
Interrupting a microprocessor after a data transmission is complete
A network device includes a first port to allow the device to communicate with other devices on an expansion bus. The device also includes a second port to allow...
System and method for reducing information being transmitted in a network
A method for reducing information being transmitted in a network is provided that includes gleaning routing information being communicated by a first network...
Apparatus, methods, and articles incorporating multiple path failover
A system and method of maintaining connectivity between a host computer and a target on a storage router. A failover driver is established in a stack of an...
Method and apparatus for automatically establishing bi-directional
line-switched rings in telecommunication...
A method of automatically provisioning a network-wide function using a plurality of network elements in a service provider network and using a sub-network level...
Boot modification of registry data for iSCSI network boot operations
In one embodiment, a method includes retrieving a network parameter for a computing device from a remote server. The method also includes updating data in a...
Method and apparatus providing automatic provisioning for modular network
A method of provisioning modular network devices is described. A generic configuration is placed on a device; the configuration comprises commands for...
Memoryless spectrum correction algorithm for non-ideal I/Q demodulators
An algorithm for correcting the output of an analog I/Q demodulator without the need for calibration or storing state information. The output of the analog I/Q...
Method for multicast load balancing in wireless LANs
A method for multicast load balancing in a wireless network having a plurality of access points. The method includes setting a maximum Internet protocol...
Routing data packets in a communication network
Routing data packets includes receiving data packets from a network element at a routing gateway. The data packets are determined to be destined for a mobile...
Distributed packet processing with ordered locks to maintain requisite
Sequences of items may be maintained using ordered locks. These items may correspond to anything, but using ordered locks to maintain sequences of packets,...
Optimizing 802.11 power-save for IP multicast groups
A method for providing a superior quality of service for multicast data streams delivered over a wireless local area network. As Internet Protocol multicast data...
Methods and apparatus for synchronizing subnet mapping tables
Methods and apparatus for enabling mobility of a node that does not support Mobile IP through synchronization of access point information (e.g., subnet mapping...
System and method for providing fault and error tolerant communications in
a network environment
An apparatus for providing fault and error tolerance in a network environment is provided that includes an aggregation node associated with a base station...
Network element connector assembly including stacked connector interfaces
A network element connector assembly including stacked connector interfaces is disclosed. According to one embodiment, an apparatus is provided which includes a...
Low speed data path for SFP-MSA interface
Methods and apparatus for enabling a protected circuit path to be created efficiently are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention,...
Techniques for manufacturing a circuit board with an improved layout for
A circuit board module has an IC device, discrete components, and a circuit board structure in electrical communication with the IC device and the discrete...
System and method for virtual router enabled electronic documents
A system and method provide for producing and/or implementing a virtual device enabled electronic document. The electronic document includes documentary...
iSCSI system OS boot configuration modification
A Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE) boot extension is loaded upon system boot and is operable to store an iSCSI boot disk identifier identifying a remote disk...
Thread interleaving in a multithreaded embedded processor
The present invention provides a network multithreaded processor, such as a network processor, including a thread interleaver that implements fine-grained thread...
Pseudo-random n-out-of-N packet sampling
A method for sampling n-out-of-N packets in a network. Initially, the packet index corresponding to the N packets is pseudo-randomly shuffled. The shuffle...
Service and policy system integrity monitor
A network device includes a port to connect the device to a policy system. The device includes a processor to trigger at least one call across the policy system,...
Method and system for detecting a preferred wireless network for a mobile
A method and system for detecting a wireless network includes receiving at a mobile device a signal having data indicative of a location of the mobile device. A...
Light color recognition for optical connection verification
Optical connection verification schemes that do not cause electromagnetic interference. An all-optical connection verification scheme exploits optical coding...
Method and apparatus for inclusive echo canceller testing
A testing and performance analysis methodology applies a series of test vector pairs to the input ports of an echo canceller under test. The test vector signal...
Method and apparatus for border gateway protocol convergence using update
A method and apparatus for establishing update groups of peers having matching outbound policies are disclosed. When a change in the outbound policy of a peer is...