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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...
US-7,233,934 Dynamic expert system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a dynamic expert system comprising a control database, a master rules database, an operations database, an...
US-7,233,902 Browser-based arrangement for developing voice enabled web applications using extensible markup language documents
A unified web-based voice messaging system provides voice application control between a web browser and an application server via an hypertext transport protocol...
US-7,233,650 Managing caller identifiers at a communication device
Managing caller identifiers includes communicating calls at a communication device, where each call is associated with a caller identifier. The caller...
US-7,233,605 Method and apparatus for minimizing delay induced by DTMF processing in packet telephony systems
The invention solves the problem of DTMF delay by shifting the delay and in-band signal processing to the receiving packet gateway. The transmitting gateway...
US-7,233,600 Method and apparatus for dynamic DSP resource management
The present invention relates to a system and method of managing DSP resources within a network interface system (NIS). A Digital Signal Processing (DSP)...
US-7,233,588 Hardware assist system and method for the timing of packets in a wireless network
In a wireless local area network ("WLAN"), a system and method for assisting the timing calculation associated with the transmission timing of packets or data...
US-7,233,578 Network with self regulating quality of service (QoS)
A communications system and method for self-regulating quality of service in a communications network are provided which includes measuring the amount of jitter...
US-7,233,575 Method and apparatus for per session load balancing with improved load sharing in a packet switched network
Systems and methods for implementing per-session load balancing of packets that increase traffic sharing and reduce systematic unequal distribution of traffic...
US-7,233,571 Connection-based bandwidth utilization
A way to provide connection-based bandwidth utilization is disclosed. A connection is provided between a plurality of clients in the network environment. The...
US-7,233,569 Tunnel reroute
In a tunnel connecting a source node to a destination node, data transfer for the tunnel is enabled through a first path. The data transfer is enabled by...
US-7,231,579 Method and apparatus for using fire decoder to correct burst errors in a real-time communications system
Error bursts are detected and corrected in a communication system using shortened cyclic codes, such as shortened Fire codes. Data is loaded into a first error...
US-7,231,530 System and method for saving power in a wireless network by reducing power to a wireless station for a time...
A method, an apparatus and a carrier medium storing instructions to implement the method. The method is in a first wireless station of a wireless network, and...
US-7,231,518 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...
US-7,231,475 Advanced bandwidth allocation in PCI bus architecture
A bus arbitration system and method allocates total bus bandwidth between latency sensitive and latency insensitive interfaces by utilizing windows to divide the...
US-7,231,471 System using fairness logic for mediating between traffic associated with transit and transmit buffers based on...
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...
US-7,231,456 32-bit vendor-extended-type vendor specific attribute
Method and apparatus for generating and receiving an extended Vendor Specific Attribute (VSA) is disclosed. In one aspect, a extended format VSA may be generated...
US-7,231,425 Rate-based scheduling method and system
A rate-based scheduling system and method are disclosed. The rate-based system generally includes a first scheduler operable to limit the maximum rates at each...
US-7,231,146 Optical communication system
Communicating a signal includes receiving the signal at a primary device of a switching system, where the primary device is associated with a primary path along...
US-7,231,108 Lumped raman amplifier for adaptive dispersion compensation
An adaptive dispersion compensation system that also achieves optical amplification by inducing Raman amplification effects in dispersion compensating fiber....
US-7,230,953 Method and system for controlling UTOPIA buses
According to one embodiment of the invention, a system for managing communication in a network line card is provided. The system includes at least two UTOPIA bus...
US-7,230,920 System and method for optimizing throughput using response time as a metric
In a wireless local area network, a system and method for association between access points and clients based upon measuring the response time of packets and...
US-7,230,918 System for using special links in multi-link bundles
Selected categories of data are assigned to priority links in a multilink bundle. In one example, virtual circuits in an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) or...
US-7,230,917 Apparatus and technique for conveying per-channel flow control information to a forwarding engine of an...
A flow bit mechanism and technique conveys per-channel flow control information pertaining to the status of output buffers located on line cards to at least one...
US-7,230,913 MPLS fast reroute without full mesh traffic engineering
Fast Reroute capability is added to an IP network to guarantee fast recovery to IP traffic in case of link or node failure without the need to deploy a full mesh...
US-7,230,909 Efficient activity resumption in point to multipoint service flow
Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is used to divide a single TDMA time slot into multiple non-contending access request opportunities that are...
US-7,230,835 Apparatus for reducing signal reflection in a circuit board
A circuit board has, in a first signal layer, a signal conductor having a relatively small width and a contact pad having a relatively large width. The...
US-7,230,566 Radar protection device for wireless networks
A method for radar protection. The method includes recording energy events and calculating differences in recorded energy events to determine pulses. The method...
US-7,228,447 Methods and apparatus for monitoring a power source
A power source is configured to notify an external monitoring device of a condition such as a low power condition of the power source. The power source has an...
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