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System and method for maintaining seamless session operation
A network (10) includes a load balancer (18) that passes traffic between a client (14) and a gateway (20). For initial messages from a client (14), the load...
Two phase reservations for packet networks
A two phase reservation mechanism for use with computer networks carrying voice or other time or bandwidth sensitive traffic. During the first or "resource...
Devices, software and methods for allocating jitter buffer memory based on
network region of network endpoint
Devices, software and methods are provided for allocating different amounts of memory of a network communication device as jitter buffer for different channels,...
System and method for balancing rings coupling routing platforms
A ring access system, for use in system having a plurality of routing platforms coupled by redundant rings, that allows access to either ring when a token is...
Zero overhead back channel for adaptive transmit filter updates in SerDes
A method and system that communicates adaptive transmit-side filter updates between a receiver and transmitter inserts additional versions of control codes into...
Hierarchical scheduler inter-layer eligibility deferral
Conventional schedulers propagate entries by either polling until an entry is ready, or alternatively, by attaching a so-called "readiness time" to entries. A...
System and method for creating and using unique packet preambles for data
Data communication system is provided that comprises a plurality of switches which each comprise a respective controller. Ports on the switch are connected to...
Switch for implementing read only zones in a fibre channel fabric
The Switch includes a port configured to receive a command frame when installed in a switching Fabric. The frame identifies a source device and a destination...
Hardware-based route cache using prefix length
The present invention defines a system and method of routing packets using a hardware-based route cache with prefix length. When a router receives a packet, the...
Program and method for preventing overload in a packet telephony gateway
A program and a method for a gateway are provided to deny incoming calls to prevent overload. The program provides a maximum CPU utilization threshold CPUT,...
Device, apparatus, method and assembly for coupling an electrical
component with a circuit board
A device, apparatus and printed circuit board assembly for removably coupling an electrical component with a PCB are described, which provides adequate...
Industrial ethernet switch
According to one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus includes a housing having a front side and a bottom side adjacent the front side. The apparatus also...
Chassis with multi-cantilever spring fingers for EMI shielding and ESD
protection of electronic devices
A chassis utilizes spring fingers having contact portions and mid portions where each spring finger forms multiple cantilevers to provide different spring...
Selective process restart based on API changes
Techniques for selectively restarting processes based on API changes are provided. Information is stored that can be accessed to identify processes that are...
Facilitating 802.11 roaming by pre-establishing session keys
A method and system for pre-authenticating a pre-establishing key management on a roaming device prior to reassociation to facilitate fast hand-off in a wireless...
Accessing multiple copies of RAM distributed throughout an ASIC/FPGA and
maintaining their content consistency
A system and method for writing the same data field to multiple RAM copies during a single write cycle that fans out write data, address data, and control data...
System and method for configuring contents of network management
A method for configuring contents of a network management notification includes receiving at a management station a list of notifications supported by an agent...
Method and apparatus for generating diagnoses of network problems
A method is disclosed for network knowledge-based diagnosis comprising the machine-implemented steps of creating and storing one or more symptoms, wherein each...
Defining link aggregation across a stack
A cross stack port aggregation method and system associates a destination index with a received packet when it is provided to devices in the stack. Each device...
Search engine for forwarding table content addressable memory
A hardware search engine facility is provided to allow CPU search and update of a Forwarding Table CAM under the control of software running on the CPU. The...
Network management architecture
A network management architecture is disclosed having a network backbone and one or more macro service areas. Each macro service area includes one or more basic...
Dynamic and hybrid RFID
Disclosed is an active or dynamic RFID tag that actively provides current status information regarding a particular item, as well as mechanisms for recognizing...
Automatically generating software tests based on metadata
A method of automatically generating tests for a software program based on metadata that is used to control the operational behavior of a software product is...
Providing compatibility with both electrically isolated and non-isolated
modules in an ethernet system
A system and method for configuring a slot to be compatible with both modules that are compliant with the isolation requirements for power over Ethernet and...
RSVP transmitter proxy
A Resource reSerVation Protocol (RSVP) transmitter proxy reserves network resources on behalf of a multimedia server that lacks RSVP facilities. The RSVP...
Automatic hardware failure detection and recovery for distributed max
A Max Sessions Server (MSS) automatically detects hardware and communications failures. Upon detection, counters are adjusted accordingly to maintain an accurate...
Method and system for sending facsimile transmissions from mobile devices
A system and method for sending facsimile transmissions from mobile devices via web servers wherein a mobile device receives and displays a limited subset of...
Time division multiplexing of inter-system channel data streams for
transmission across a network
A time division multiplexing (TDM) facility is presented for time division multiplexing at least two inter-system channel (ISC) data streams to create a TDM...
Protocol for automatic traffic provisioning in 4-fiber BLSR SONET networks
A protocol and method for provisioning traffic routes in a BLSR SONET network includes request packets that are broadcast from the source node to neighboring...
Combined ethernet switch and power strip
The disclosed device is directed towards a combined network switch and power strip including a housing defining an interior and an exterior. A power cord is...
High density, zero-height, free floating interconnect system
A system provides a zero interconnection height in a board-to-board interconnect while maintaining efficient space allocation for multiple axis connections by...
AC coupled line testing using boundary scan test methodology
An AC boundary scan cell is disclosed. For one embodiment the AC boundary scan cell includes a first multiplexer, a second multiplexer, a first data shift...
Reliable embedded file content addressing
Conventional archive and retrieval systems inadequately identify the archival data with sufficient granularity to associate data items with retrieval...
System and method for optimizing authentication in a network environment
A method for executing authentication in a network environment is provided that includes retrieving a group profile from an authentication, authorization, and...
Limited TCP/IP implementation using minimal resources
Systems and methods for providing a highly useful partial implementation of a network protocol using limited processing and memory resources are provided. This...
Performance profiling for improved data throughput
A computer-implemented system and method for performance profiling on a target device. The computer-implemented method includes configuring the target device to...
Method and system to provide secure in-band management for a packet data
A method and system to provide secure in-band management for a packet data network are disclosed. In a network device for configuring a virtual private network...
Unified messaging system configured for management of short message
A unified communications system is configured for receiving, storing, and/or sending SMS messages based on management of the SMS messages according to a...
Method to exchange resource capability information across network peers
A method and apparatus to exchange resource capability information between two network peers. The signaling protocol is used to encapsulate resource capability...
Integration of presence services with a network enabled telephony device
A network-enabled user interface device, for example a VoIP telephony device that serves as a Voice over IP endpoint, includes an executable presence resource...
Method and apparatus for an adaptive rate control mechanism reactive to
flow control messages in a packet...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for an adaptive rate control mechanism reactive to flow control messages in a packet switching system and other ...
Industrial ethernet switch
According to one embodiment of the invention a rugged Ethernet switch includes a housing and a passive cooling system associated with the housing and being...
Detecting network denial of service attacks
A method for detecting a suspicious packet flow in a packet-switched network comprises the computer-implemented step of receiving a first packet in which the SYN...
Method and apparatus for generating a local scan enable signal to test
circuitry in a die
An apparatus for providing a local scan enable signal. The local scan enable signal being used to perform an at-speed test on a portion of circuitry associated...
Methods and apparatus for maintaining a virtual private network connection
A client device establishes a virtual private network connection with a central site or network through a master concentrator. The master concentrator transmits...
Who said that? teleconference speaker identification apparatus and method
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for identifying teleconference participants. More particularly, the invention relates to a conference system...
Flexible memory allocation for data transmission
Described herein are data transmission systems and methods that employ flexible memory usage techniques. The techniques allocate memory to include a plurality of...
Dial access stack architecture
A Dial Access Stack Architecture (DASA) includes a stack of Network Access Servers (NASs) each independently establishing and processing information for...
Identifying content-addressable memory entries differing from a lookup
word in multiple but less than a...
A content-addressable memory entry is identified as being matched if it matches all bit positions of a lookup word or does not match for less than a...
An adjustable clip having a first clip member and a second clip member. The first clip member includes a first slide tang that includes a first end, a second end...