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Method and apparatus for packet quarantine processing over a secure
A packet quarantine device receives a data packet over a secure connection having a connection-specific set of security parameters such as an IPsec connection in...
Techniques for alleviating the need for DC blocking capacitors in
high-speed differential signal pairs
A circuit board has a first component interface configured to connect to a first circuit board component, a second component interface configured to connect to a...
Techniques for cooling multiple sets of circuit boards connected by a
An electronic equipment assembly includes a shelf having a front section configured to support a front set of circuit boards and a rear section configured to...
Method for overcoming the single point of failure of the central group
controller in a binary tree group key...
An approach for managing addition or deletion of nodes in a multicast or broadcast group, which avoids introducing a single point of failure at a group...
Method and apparatus for verifying the integrity of a content-addressable
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for verifying the integrity of an index or result produced by a content-addressable or associated memory or other device. A...
Method and apparatus for tunneling information
The invention is directed to techniques and mechanisms, used in a beginning tunneling device, for detecting an initial request, identifying the initial request...
Apparatus and methods for forwarding data between public networks via a
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for handling data sent from a first public network to a second or same public network via a private network. In general...
Apparatus and method for re-directing a client session
A load balancer in a wireless access protocol network receives a request from a client terminal. The load balancer selects one of a plurality of gateways to...
Presence-based management in a communication network
In one embodiment, a method for presence-based management in a communication network includes, using IM, discovering one or more network devices in a...
System for selecting the operating frequency of a communication device in
a wireless network
A system for automatically selecting communication frequencies for wireless communication devices (e.g., base unit, access point, and controller) being added to...
Methods and apparatus for transmitting media programs
A system transmits a plurality of media programs in a network. In one embodiment of the invention, a media program distribution system determines a first...
Methods and apparatus for processing client requests in a content
distribution network using client lists
Mechanisms and techniques operating in a content distribution network in a peering relationship with a second content distribution network. The system maintains...
Streamed database archival process with background synchronization
A streamed database archival process with background synchronization. Archive logs are streamed asynchronously such that a plurality of files can be transferred...
Network flow switching and flow data report
The invention provides a method and system for switching in networks responsive to message flow patterns. A message "flow" is defined to comprise a set of...
Methods and systems for generating an accurate adaptive clock
A method for generating an accurate adaptive clock is disclosed. The method includes accessing data at a first clock rate, generating an adaptive clock that has...
System and method for providing information to a mobile unit
A gateway provides a multicast packet of information to a plurality of transceiver stations. The plurality of transceiver stations belong to a soft handoff group...
Timer based system for preventing mismatch in automatic protection
A method for resolving primary section mismatch at a local node coupled to a remote node with two working sections is disclosed. A first working section is...
Cable retaining clamp
Preventing network data injection attacks using duplicate-ACK and
reassembly gap approaches
Approaches for preventing TCP data injection attacks in packet-switched networks are disclosed. An ACK message or dummy segment is sent to verify the...
Maintaining entity order with gate managers
A technique for maintaining order among a plurality of entities contained in an intermediate node by ensuring orderly access to a resource shared by the...
Error protection for lookup operations performed on ternary
content-addressable memory entries
Lookup operations are performed on ternary content-addressable memory (TCAM) entries, with error protection provided. Groups of TCAM entries are programmed such...
Method and apparatus for directing a flow of packets based on request and
A content-aware flow switch intercepts a client content request in an IP network, and transparently directs the content request to a best-fit server. The...
Methods and apparatus for performing content distribution in a content
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a computerized device(s) to establish a data distribution path for content within a content...
Cost minimization of services provided by multiple service providers
A technique for efficiently and accurately minimizing costs associated with services provided by a plurality of service providers (SPs) that bill for their...
Method and system for providing extended reach of a digital subscriber
A method for providing extended reach of a digital subscriber line signal includes receiving an incoming DSL signal, splitting the DSL signal into separate voice...
System and method for communicating traffic between a cell site and a
central office in a telecommunications...
A communication system includes a cell site router that receives a voice traffic stream in a layer two based protocol. The cell site router removes redundant...
L2 method for a wireless station to locate and associate with a wireless
network in communication with a Mobile...
A wireless station having a wireless network device capable of providing a link-layer interface to a wireless network, a method operating at the link layer (L2)...
Method and apparatus for remote powering of device connected to network
A network node determines the suitability of coupled devices for being remotely line powered before actually powering them. The node scan its ports to determine...
Network element connector assembly including stacked electrical and
optical connector interfaces
A network element connector assembly including Stacked electrical and optical connector is disclosed. According to one embodiment, an apparatus is provided which...
Wireless access point
Method and apparatus for providing multiple management interfaces to a
A method and apparatus for managing a network access device is provided. Embedded within the access device are three distinct software layers. The first layer is...
Memory controller that tracks queue operations to detect race conditions
A technique for controlling access to resources that may be accessed by one or more entities in a system. According to the technique, an entity accesses a shared...
Methods and apparatus for directing packets among a group of processors
The invention is directed to techniques for allocating packets received by the flow control processor located on the input/output (I/O) communications interface...
Method and apparatus for transparent distributed network-attached storage
with web cache communication...
A distributed network-attached storage network provides content distribution using conventional file transfer protocols such as NFS and CIFS. A filer proxy...
Delivery of services to a network enabled telephony device based on
transfer of selected model view controller...
Advanced communication services are deployed for a user device, such as a VoIP telephony device, based on utilizing a model view controller architecture within a...
Method and system for a simulation authoring environment implemented in
creating a simulation application
A method and system for creating a simulation authoring environment. Specifically, the present invention discloses a method and system for creating a simulation...
Techniques for providing EMI shielding within a circuit board component
A circuit board component includes a substrate having non-conductive material and conductive material supported by the non-conductive material. The conductive...
Techniques for identifying when to change an air filter
A method is performed in an electronic system having (i) hardware configured to perform electronic operations and (ii) an air filter configured to remove...
Method and apparatus for real-time tracking of inventory using active RFID
Systems and method for dynamically tracking assets located in different geographic zones are disclosed. Disclosed embodiments include a central zone hosting an...
Content routing services protocol
Layer 7 switching may be accomplished using one or more caches placed throughout a computer network. Changes to a file on a server may be detected and propagated...
Methods and apparatus for replicating a catalog in a content distribution
The invention is directed to techniques, in a first content distribution node, for maintaining a first catalog of a first content distribution node. The first...
Data scanning network security technique
A system and method are disclosed for providing enhanced computer network security by scanning data, specifically electronic mail messages, sent to the network...
Methods and apparatus for processing registration requests by a Home Agent supporting Mobile IP are disclosed. A registration request is received from each of a...
Devices, softwares and methods for predicting reconstruction of encoded
frames and for adjusting playout delay...
Source devices, softwares and methods are provided for predicting at a transmitting source how well a specific encoded frame, relative to other frames in a...
Point-controlled contention arbitration in multiple access wireless LANs
A method providing quality of service during a contention period. A tiered access protocol enables an Access Point to act as a channel arbitrator and gain...
Method and apparatus for selectively enforcing network security policies
using group identifiers
A method and apparatus for selectively enforcing network security policy using group identifiers are disclosed. One or more access controls are created and...
Method and system for setting expressions in network management
A method for generating notification based expressions includes identifying notifications supported by an agent and specifying objects for at least one of the...
Reducing the number of block masks required for programming multiple
access control list in an associative memory
Mechanisms for reducing the number of block masks required for programming multiple access control lists in an associative memory are disclosed. A combined...
System and method for identifying a subscriber for connection to a
A system for identifying a subscriber includes an access server coupled to a number of subscribers using a first communication network and further coupled to a...
Methods, devices and software for redundant transmission of voice data
over a packet network connection...
Methods, devices, and software are provided for generating and sending data packets that contain redundant voice data over VoIP connections made under an...