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Systems and methods for preemption of Traffic Engineering LSPs such that preemption decisions are made in a coordinated fashion along the path of a new LSP and...
Modem relay aggregator device
A network device is disclosed. The network device has at least one port to receive modem over network signals. A router routes data associated with the modem...
System and method for routing calls using dialing partitions
A method of routing calls using dialing partitions includes receiving a call request at a first call manager from a first device coupled to a packet-based...
Reduced power auto-configuration
An auto-configuration algorithm for establishing a wireless connection between an access point (AP) and a wireless station includes reducing the power that the...
Approach for managing internet protocol telephony devices in networks
An approach for managing IP telephony devices in a network generally involves associating physical and logical data with an IP telephony device using...
Decoding method and apparatus using channel state information for use in a
wireless network receiver
A method, apparatus, and carrier medium for determining channel state information (CSI) in an OFDM radio receiver. The receiver is for receiving packets of OFDM...
System and method for controlling delivery of streaming media
A system and method for controlling delivery of streaming media include the capability to receive streaming media at an endpoint device at a first delivery rate...
Method and apparatus for authorizing network device operations that are
requested by applications
A method of authorizing network device operations that are requested by applications is disclosed. A request for authorization from a network management...
Apparatus and methods for data tapping in a storage area network
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for data tapping within a storage area network (SAN) and providing tapped data to a third party device, such as an appliance....
10/100/1000/2500 Mbps serial media independent interface (SGMII)
A SGMII that operates to transfer data between MAC and PHY chips at 2500/1000/100/10 Mbps utilizes a unique frame extending technique in one embodiment where...
Shared port address translation on a router behaving as NAT & NAT-PT
A method for transparently sharing at least one IPv4 address among a plurality of hosts wherein at least a first host of the plurality of hosts uses the IPv4...
System and method for AAL5 enhanced encapsulation
A system and method for AAL5 enhanced encapsulation is disclosed. The method, comprises receiving an AAL5 CPCS-SDU at a router; encapsulating the AAL5 CPCS-SDU...
Inter-v4 realm routing
Packets may be forwarded between realms employing private unregistered addresses without the use of network address translation and/or application level...
Method and apparatus for configuring a mobile node to retain a "home" IP
A method and implementation are disclosed for binding a mobile node to a subnet. The invention comprises steps and implementations for intercepting messages sent...
Data rate shifting methods and techniques
A technique for determining when to change a data rate by determining the cause of packet loss. The technique distinguishes between collision mediated packet...
Application server having asynchronous event manager configured for
terminating messaging operations and...
An application server includes an asynchronous event manager configured for selectively terminating an instance executing a messaging session, based on detecting...
Method and system for finding network neighbor information
A method and system for discovering peer node information at a path terminating equipment node in a computer network are disclosed. The method generally includes...
Technique for graceful shutdown of a routing protocol in a network
A graceful shutdown technique modifies a routing protocol to allow an intermediate node, such as a router, to announce to its peer routers (peers) its intention...
Method and apparatus for dynamic allocation and management of semaphores
for accessing shared resources
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamic allocation and management of semaphores for accessing shared resources. In one implementation, a semaphore...
Method and system for dynamically distributing updates in a network
A first version of a program operating at a network site is updated by automatically downloading from a remote site any update for the program in response to an...
Methods and apparatus for provisioning phantom power to remote devices
An apparatus provisions power from a power budget to remote devices configured to obtain phantom power. The apparatus includes, among other things, a controller...
System using truncated superior resource name and unique number obtained
from global counter maintained by a...
A system and method are described for generating a unique name for a particular subordinate resource of a computer system having a plurality of subordinate...
System and method for access control on a storage router
Systems and methods control access to an iSCSI target on a storage area network. The systems and methods include an access control list having a set of one or...
Method and apparatus for exchanging configuration information between
nodes operating in a master-slave...
A node, within a networked computer system, is capable of supporting communications with other nodes relating to operating multiple application instances in a...
Dynamic distributed customer issue analysis
Methods and systems for managing a distributed and dynamic review of a set of information are described. A set of information instances (e.g., case summaries)...
Automation of customer premises equipment provisioning in a
A method of automation of subscriber customer premises equipment provisioning for use in a next generation telecommunications network. In one specific...
Method and implementation for adaptive symbol decision mapping
A method and implementation are disclosed for reducing signal distortion. A symbol detector is provided for establishing at least one decision boundary and...
Method and apparatus for storing tree data structures among and within
multiple memory channels
Tree data structures are stored among and within multiple memory channels, which may be of particular use with, but not limited to tree bitmap data structures. A...
Mobile IP mobile router
Methods and apparatus for implementing a Mobile IP mobile router are provided. In accordance with one aspect, the Home Agent receives a registration request...
Spatial division multiple access for wireless networks
Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology in conjunction with the IEEE 802.11 standard enables simultaneous communication of data packets to or from...
Symmetrical codec selection in an asymmetrical codec environment
A codec selector, and a corresponding method for establishing media channels between a local endpoint and a remote endpoint, are disclosed. The codec selector...
Resource reservation scheme for path restoration in an optical network
A method for reserving resources for restoration of a failed virtual path in a mesh optical network is defined. The method in one embodiment, defines multiple...
High data rate wireless bridging
A specialized preamble is provided to facilitate matrix channel estimation of a MIMO channel. In a particular implementation, a channel training preamble...
Cryptographic peer discovery, authentication, and authorization for
A method is disclosed for cryptographic peer discovery, authentication, and authorization. According to one embodiment, a data packet, which is addressed to a...
Method and apparatus for scheduling using a resource variable decreased by
amounts corresponding to the...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for scheduling items in a system, such as, but not limited to a computer or communications system. An item is identified and...
Error protecting groups of data words
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, and mechanisms, for use in protecting groups of data words. One...
Clock synchronization and fault protection for a telecommunications device
According to one embodiment, a telecommunications device includes a bus and a controller coupled to the bus that generates a system clock signal according to a...
802.11 using a compressed reassociation exchange to facilitate fast
A method and system for handling roaming mobile nodes in a wireless network. The system uses a Subnet Context Manager to store current Network session keys,...
Generating and merging lookup results to apply multiple features
Methods, apparatus, and other mechanisms are disclosed for merging lookup results, such as from one or more associative memory banks and/or memory devices. In...
Method and apparatus for redirecting network traffic
Methods and apparatus are described for intelligently redirecting and/or processing traffic. In one embodiment, a method of facilitating redirection of traffic...
Phased learning approach to determining closest content serving sites
In order to direct content requests to an appropriate content serving site in a computer network, a phased learning approach is utilized to ensure that, as best...
Unified high-performance database connectivity system and method
The present invention utilizes a comprehensive object oriented software architecture that is flexibly extendible to accommodate numerous features and activities...
Method and system for sharing over-allocated bandwidth between different
classes of service in a wireless network
A method and system for sharing over-allocated bandwidth between different classes of service in a wireless network. Traffic is transmitted for a first service...
Method and system for automatic call distribution based on location
information for call center agents
A method for distributing calls of an automatic call distributor system includes determining location information for agents at a call center. The method further...
Addressing scheme implemented in access networks
An improved addressing scheme is disclosed for use in access networks. According to a specific embodiment, upstream and/or downstream channels may be grouped...
Residue-based encoding of packet lengths of particular use in processing
and scheduling packets
Processing a packet typically includes enqueuing the packet on to a queue when it arrives at a device, and then at some later time under control of the...
Apparatus and method for distributing buffer status information in a
Network switching and/or routing devices can use switching fabrics that gather information about output port buffer status and distribute that information to...
Method and apparatus for generating and using enhanced tree bitmap data
structures in determining a longest...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating and using an enhanced tree bitmap data structure in determining a longest prefix match, such as in a router,...
Method and apparatus for handling out of inverse multiplexing for
asynchronous transfer mode frame error conditions
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for handling transient anomalies in a communications or computer device or system, such an inverse multiplexing for ATM...