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US-7,437,450 End-to-end performance tool and method for monitoring electronic-commerce transactions
A method and apparatus for monitoring electronic commerce transactions. A network delay agent, coupled to the access point for the electronic commerce provider's...
US-7,437,168 Method and apparatus for controlling a quiet zone for wireless units
In an IP-based cellular wireless communication system, systems and methods for spatially controlling cellular phone usage are provided. Entry of a cellular phone...
US-7,437,071 Distributive optical switching control system
A localized and distributive optical switching control system is separated into three localized systems: a sensor system, a processor system, and a position...
US-7,436,838 Automatic prioritization of BGP next-hop in IGP
A technique configures an intermediate network node to automatically determine whether a route advertised by a routing protocol is important for fast convergence...
US-7,436,836 Method and apparatus for detecting support for a protocol defining supplemental headers
Various methods and systems for detecting whether a network device supports a protocol, which defines a supplemental header, are disclosed. One method involves...
US-7,436,814 Selecting transport addresses to route streams between endpoints
Selecting a transport address for a call session between a first endpoint of a first region and a second endpoint of a second region includes determining that...
US-7,436,767 Method and apparatus for controlling the transmission of cells across a network
A Multiservice Access Concentrator (MAC) provides traffic shaping by allocating at least one cell stream to at least one cell slot of a cell scheduling table. A...
US-7,436,352 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-7,434,254 Method and apparatus for automatic filter generation and maintenance
A method is disclosed for automatic filter generation and maintenance. From information transmitted on a network, a first device identifier and a second device...
US-7,434,084 Method and apparatus for eliminating sampling errors on a serial bus
A synchronous bit-serial data interface utilizes a transmitter that transmits a data stream having duplicates of each data bit. The receiver samples the data...
US-7,434,046 Method and apparatus providing secure multicast group communication
An approach for establishing secure multicast communication among multiple members that participate in a multicast group is disclosed. In one feature, multiple...
US-7,434,045 Method and apparatus for indexing an inbound security association database
Processes are disclosed in which an index value is generated for locating a security association in a security association database, such as an inbound SAD...
US-7,434,044 Fast re-authentication with dynamic credentials
A proxy server that is inserted between a plurality of network access servers, typically an access points, and an authentication server. When an original...
US-7,434,016 Memory fence with background lock release
In one embodiment, a processor is operable to issue a first memory request to access a particular memory location, and, prior to completion of the first memory...
US-7,433,988 Port adapter for high-bandwidth bus
A port adapter for connecting zero or more network interfaces to a host system having a SPI-4 bus is disclosed. The port adapter comprises zero or more network...
US-7,433,966 Implicit shared bandwidth protection for fast reroute
A virtual overlay backup network is established to provide Fast Reroute capability with guaranteed bandwidth protection to a network that employs end-to-end...
US-7,433,959 Method and apparatus for retrieving access control information
Creating and storing troubleshooting information for providing access control information to a network device involves receiving a provisioning of control lists,...
US-7,433,953 Methods and apparatus for reducing arbitration delay in channelized systems by use of additional scheduling...
A data communications device interconnected for channelized communication overcomes the problems associated with message traffic starvation on outgoing traffic...
US-7,433,952 System and method for interconnecting a storage area network
Systems and methods for interconnecting a SAN with hosts on a remote network are disclosed. The systems and methods receive a set of device identifiers for a set...
US-7,433,948 Methods and apparatus for implementing virtualization of storage within a storage area network
Methods and apparatus for implementing storage virtualization on a network device of a storage area network are disclosed. A frame or packet is received at a...
US-7,433,925 Method and apparatus for measuring health and performance of a messaging system
Software agents perform a process to monitor the availability and/or performance of various functions of a messaging system, such as a Unified Messaging System....
US-7,433,880 Method and system for high speed encoding, processing and decoding of data
A system, method and computer program for processing data having a plurality of data values contained in a plurality of data fields of varying types and lengths...
US-7,433,701 Smart frame selection for improved backhaul bandwidth efficiency
A wireless cellular network includes an access point selector that selects an access point for forwarding data from a wireless device. When data is received with...
US-7,433,696 Wireless node location mechanism featuring definition of search region to optimize location computation
A wireless node location mechanism that defines a search region to optimize the computations associated with estimating the location of a given wireless node....
US-7,433,688 System and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a wireless network
A system and method for upgrading service class of a connection in a wireless network includes identifying a congested CoS in a sector of a wireless network....
US-7,433,455 Processing a communication session using a rules engine
Processing a communication session involves accessing a database storing features that include caller preferences associated with a caller and callee...
US-7,433,366 Offered load fairness in a stack
A technique for allocating stack bus bandwidth based on the offered load of each stack member coupled to the stacking bus allocates access opportunities to the...
US-7,433,358 Characterization of impaired intervals in a voice over packet session using audio frame loss concealment
An embodiment may include an apparatus comprising a dejitter buffer to receive packets containing audio data, a codec coupled with the dejitter buffer, the codec...
US-7,433,342 Wireless-aware network switch and switch ASIC
An application-specific integrated circuit and related network switch are disclosed. The integrated circuit includes switch circuitry for receiving a 802.11...
US-7,433,329 Aggregation scheduler
An aggregation scheduler that determines which frames are to be aggregated in an aggregate at a specific time, and allocates a time and duration for each...
US-7,433,326 Methods and devices for exchanging peer parameters between network devices
Methods and devices are provided for detecting whether peer ports interconnecting two network devices can perform a novel protocol called Exchange Peer...
US-7,433,325 NAT and proxy device detection
Multiple networked devices behind a NAT device are identified by sampling a proportion of data packets traversing the network and comparing the packet IP...
US-7,433,320 System and methods for network path detection
Customer edge (CE) to CE device verification checks initiate routes from available CEs as a set of path verification messages, destined for remote CE routes...
US-7,433,311 Methods and apparatus for allocating resources in a communications system
The invention provides a system including methods and apparatus that adjust usage of one or more resources of a data communications channel. The system can...
US-7,433,308 Method and system for multi-PHY addressing
Multi-PHY addressing from source to destination in which n-number of channels or ports are used in a PHY layer device for communication with a link layer device....
US-7,433,300 Synchronization of configuration data in storage-area networks
Many storage-area networks (SANs) were developed to facilitate high-speed storage of large quantities of digital data. However, at least some conventional SANs...
US-7,433,203 Techniques for providing an EMI seal for a circuit board
A circuit board includes a first circuit board section which is configured to support a set of light emitting diodes, a second circuit board section which is...
US-7,433,193 Techniques for controlling a position of a transceiver module relative to a connector
An improved rail includes two side portions, and a mid portion interconnected between the two side portions. The mid portion and the two side portions form a...
US-7,432,720 Method and system for isolated current and voltage monitoring
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for monitoring electrical characteristic on an electronic circuit board. This electrical characteristic can be...
US-7,431,600 RJ style connector to eliminate cable electrostatic discharge events
Methods and apparatus for discharging cables that are to be coupled to a connector are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an apparatus...
US-7,430,215 Interleaver, deinterleaver, interleaving method, and deinterleaving method for OFDM data
An interleaver and interleaving method each includes two stages, and is useful in coded orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (COFDM) wireless local area...
US-7,430,208 Efficient method for packet switching on asynchronous transfer mode switch based platforms
An apparatus and method of using same for associating a tag with each packet in an ATM switch to eliminate the need for an OVC table, thus saving both egress...
US-7,430,181 Method and apparatus for automatically configuring devices on a wireless network
A method, an apparatus, and a carrier medium carrying programming instructions to wirelessly configure a station of a wireless network. The method, in a first...
US-7,430,176 Adaptive timing of update messages transmitted by routers employing the border gateway protocol
A method for border nodes using the Border Gateway Protocol to advertise path updates to peer nodes in other domains involves calculating the update interval for...
US-7,428,237 Fast convergence with topology switching
A system for rapidly switching at least one virtual local area network (VLAN) from a first loop-free topology to a second loop-free topology in response to a...
US-7,428,221 Arrangement for providing network prefix information from attached mobile routers to a clusterhead in a...
Mobile routers establish a tree-based network topology in an ad hoc mobile network, the tree-based network topology having a single clusterhead and attached...
US-7,428,214 Methods and devices for high network availability
Methods and devices are provided for simulating a direct failure between a network device and an end device. In some implementations, the network device is a...
US-7,428,213 Method and apparatus for determining network routing information based on shared risk link group information
A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing a shortest path first network routing path determination in a data communications network based in part on...
US-7,428,212 Best effort technique for virtual path restoration
A method and apparatus for restoring a virtual path are disclosed. The method includes identifying an alternate physical path and determining whether the...
US-7,426,698 Methods and apparatus for communicating messages in a computer display
The invention is directed to techniques for communicating messages between windows or frames in a computer display. A computer system suited for use with the...
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