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US-7,248,831 Remote system status monitoring and software recovery on wireless bridges
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for an inside bridge component to monitor the status of an outside unit (ODU) of a wireless bridge and to then handle a...
US-7,248,682 Dial plan mapper
A dial string is received from a session application that interfaces with a packet-based or circuit-switched system such as VoIP, PSTN, PBX, etc. Regular...
US-7,248,590 Methods and apparatus for transmitting video streams on a packet network
Methods and apparatus are provided for converting video packets into IP packets. Video packets including null packets associated with timing information are...
US-7,248,586 Packet forwarding throughput with partial packet ordering
The present invention describes a system and method of improving packet forwarding throughput in a router by reducing head of line blocking. In one embodiment of...
US-7,248,579 System and method for providing a link state database (LSDB) snapshot for neighbor synchronization
A method and apparatus resynchronizes a link state database (LSDB) of router with the LSDB of a neighboring router ("neighbor") while maintaining an existing...
US-7,248,565 Arrangement for managing multiple gateway trunk groups for voice over IP networks
An IP-based node in communication with IP-based gateway devices is configured for executing circuit selection for a prescribed trunk group having multiple sets...
US-7,248,560 Method and system for router redundancy in a wide area network
A method for selecting an active router in a communication device includes providing multiple routers in the device, coupling the routers to a single physical...
US-7,246,373 Methods and apparatus for virtual private network based mobility
Methods and apparatus for enabling VPN based mobility are provided. A VPN client having a client subnetwork address corresponding to a particular subnetwork can...
US-7,246,368 Cable plant certification procedure using cable modems
A system for testing a cable network during normal operation interleaves test signals with live data traffic. Installed cable modems are used to generate the...
US-7,246,221 Boot disk replication for network booting of remote servers
In one embodiment, a method includes replicating data in a storage disk. The method also includes storing the data in an Internet Protocol Small Computer System...
US-7,246,175 IPv6 over MPLS IPv4 core
IPv6 traffic may be carried through an MPLS IPv4 network without the use of IPv6-over-IPv4 tunneling. This provides great savings in overhead, signaling, and...
US-7,246,168 Technique for improving the interaction between data link switch backup peer devices and ethernet switches
A technique improves the interaction between a backup remote data link switch (DLSw) device coupled to a remote: subnetwork having an Ethernet switch and a local...
US-7,246,154 Directing data network communications based on geographic location of a user
A method and apparatus for directing data network communications based on the geographic location of the user. One or the other or both of the geographic...
US-7,246,148 Enhanced network services using a subnetwork of communicating processors
A method and system for providing enhanced services for a network. The enhanced services use information about the network which is available to a subnet of...
US-7,246,145 Fully distributed, scalable infrastructure, communication system
A fully distributed, scalable infrastructure, communication system. The system comprises at least on Space, at least one double agent and at least one non-space...
US-7,245,630 Method and apparatus for routing integrated data, voice, and video traffic
A Multiservice Access Concentrator (MAC) receives information comprising at least one data stream, at least one voice channel, at least one video stream, Local...
US-7,245,623 System and method using hierarchical parallel banks of associative memories
A system and method provide for efficient classification of long strings of data, such as network messages. The system, which may be a classification engine for...
US-7,245,615 Multi-link protocol reassembly assist in a parallel 1-D systolic array system
The present invention comprises a technique for performing a reassembly assist function that enables a processor to perform packet reassembly in a deterministic...
US-7,245,614 Managing access to internet protocol (IP) multicast traffic
A system for managing access to IP multicast traffic includes a join request manager within an access router. The access router includes a central processing...
US-7,243,371 Method and system for configurable network intrusion detection
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for automatically generating software code operable to detect a defined signature in network traffic...
US-7,243,327 Method for automatically routing connections between top side conductors and bottom side conductors of an...
A method of routing connections of an integrated circuit package having a set of top side conductors and bottom side conductors. The method includes defining at...
US-7,243,183 SONET data byte switch
A switch system including a plurality of input ports and a plurality of output ports for transferring data from one of the input ports to one of the output...
US-7,243,182 Configurable high-speed serial links between components of a network device
A system for selectively forming high-speed serial connections between various components of a network device that includes a multiplexing switch coupled a GE...
US-7,243,161 Two label stack for transport of network layer protocols over label switched networks
IPv6 traffic may be carried through an MPLS IPv4 network without the use of IPv6-over-IPv4 tunneling. An IPv6 packet is sent through the MPLS IPv4 network...
US-7,243,159 On demand capability exchange
A network device is disclosed. The network device has a port to allow reception of an incoming call at a first endpoint and a memory to store endpoint...
US-7,242,761 System and method for determining the transmit power of a communication device operating on digital subscriber...
A system for determining the transmit power of a communication device operating on a twisted pair subscriber line includes a communication server coupled to a...
US-7,242,328 Variable length coding for sparse coefficients
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression includes, for a subset of coefficient amplitude values coding by a first method...
US-7,242,303 Navigation and coordination during emergencies
The present invention includes methods and devices for providing. According to some implementations, radio frequency identification ("RFID") tags are positioned...
US-7,242,226 Method and apparatus for avoiding false switching in an electronic device
A system and method for reducing forward inadvertent biasing of a switch having a transistor. The gate of the transistor is connected to ground and a voltage...
US-7,241,170 Permanent terminations of network cables
An improved bracket is utilized in a mounting system for a modular system connector used in connecting devices to cables such as network cable, coaxial cable, or...
US-7,240,255 Area efficient BIST system for memories
A system with a single BIST for an IC that includes a number of memory arrays that may have varying latencies, widths, and depths. A serial bus (which may be a...
US-7,240,224 Inline power based device communications
A network power system that is capable of communicating and resolving various inline power allocation issues. The system includes a power source equipment having...
US-7,240,149 Multiple branch operations in an associative memory
Multiple branch operations using one or more associative memories are performed, which may be of particular use for, but is not limited to implementing security...
US-7,240,098 System, method, and software for a virtual host bus adapter in a storage-area network
Accessing some storage-area networks (SANs) requires a client computer to include a special electronic component, known as a host bus adapter (HBA). However, the...
US-7,239,861 System and method for communication service portability
A system and method for communication service portability include the ability to receive, at an access point, a registration request for a user of an endpoint...
US-7,239,528 Techniques for accommodating variations in chassis tolerances
Techniques for accommodating chassis tolerances use joiners which enable outer side panels for a front card cage to reference a front side of a midplane, and...
US-7,237,267 Policy-based network security management
A policy-based network security management system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system comprises a security management controller comprising one or more...
US-7,237,182 System and method for selectively recovering frames in a communications environment
A method for selective recovery in a communications environment is provided that includes building a recognizable bit pattern into one or more subframes that are...
US-7,237,059 Performing lookup operations on associative memory entries
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for performing lookup operations using associative memories, including, but not limited to modifying search keys within an...
US-7,237,026 Sharing gateway resources across multi-pop networks
A network device and method for sharing resources in a network. The network device includes a port through which a shared resource request may be received. A...
US-7,237,025 System, device, and method for communicating user identification information over a communications network
A network includes a service selection gateway that receives information from a network user having a network locator address in order to establish a...
US-7,236,966 Method and system for providing a user-customized electronic book
One embodiment of the present invention enables an individual to selectively choose an area(s) of interest and automatically scan a database to intelligently...
US-7,236,580 Method and system for conducting a conference call
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for conducting a conference call between two or more participants is provided. The method includes...
US-7,236,493 Incremental compilation for classification and filtering rules
A technique classifies packets in a manner that is both deterministic and efficient. A hierarchical arrangement of lookup tables is organized into levels to...
US-7,236,461 Link efficiency schemes for packet transport
In a communication network, link efficiency modules aggregate packets into multiplexed packets to provide efficient use of communication links. To handle varying...
US-7,234,163 Method and apparatus for preventing spoofing of network addresses
A method is disclosed for preventing spoofing of network addresses. A binding is established between an Internet Protocol (IP) address, a Media Access Control...
US-7,234,063 Method and apparatus for generating pairwise cryptographic transforms based on group keys
Group key management techniques are applied to generating pair-wise keys for point-to-point secure communication applications. Nodes participating in a secure...
US-7,234,061 Methods and apparatus for verifying modules from approved vendors
A technique verifies a that a module is from an approved vendor. The technique involves obtaining vendor data and a first magic code from a module (e.g., a small...
US-7,234,058 Method and apparatus for generating pairwise cryptographic transforms based on group keys
Group key management techniques are applied to generating pair-wise keys for point-to-point secure communication applications. Nodes participating in a secure...
US-7,233,982 Arrangement for accessing an IP-based messaging server by telephone for management of stored messages
A method in an application server for accessing a messaging server includes receiving, from a browser configured for dynamic control of audio operations, an HTTP...
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