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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...
US-7,228,421 Technique for generating control messages with reason information between nodes in a data network
A technique is disclosed for generating control messages to be transmitted from a first network device to a second network device in a data network. A first...
US-7,228,411 Method and apparatus to use-volatile read/write memory for bootstrap code and processes by relocating write...
A method and apparatus for significantly reducing the number and types of non-volatile memory used on a typical motherboard is disclosed. While there are...
US-7,228,359 Methods and apparatus for providing domain name service based on a client identifier
A content distribution system has a DNS server which is configured to provide DNS responses in response to DNS requests, and a device which interconnects between...
US-7,228,337 Methods and apparatus for providing a network service to a virtual machine
In a computational device, a technique provides network communications to a virtual machine. In particular, the technique includes receiving a first...
US-7,228,141 Providing location-specific services to a mobile node
A method for providing network services includes receiving a configuration request. The configuration request identifies a mobile node. The method also includes...
US-7,228,132 Method and apparatus for providing service profile upgrades with minimal downtime
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamically updating service profiles in a network system. A device, such as an edge device providing network services to...
US-7,227,889 Media access layer ping protocol for diagnosing cable modem links
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are disclosed for performing diagnostic tests of a communication link between a headend and a cable modem without...
US-7,227,872 Mechanisms for providing stateful NAT support in redundant and asymetric routing environments
Various techniques are described which may be used for improving traffic flows between private networks and public networks. According to one aspect of the...
US-7,227,869 Serial media independent interface
Provided is a 10/100Base-T MAC to PHY interface requiring only two wires (pins) per port, with two additional global wires: a clock wire (pin), and a...
US-7,227,863 Methods and apparatus for implementing home agent redundancy
Methods and apparatus for maintaining Mobile IP operation in a Home Agent are disclosed. In a Home Agent, a Mobile Node is registered and a registration entry is...
US-7,227,859 Method for ensuring VLAN integrity for voice over internet protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for checking data...
US-7,227,853 System and method for providing transparency in delivering private network features
A method is provided that includes receiving a request from a communication device to establish a communication session with a mobile station, the mobile station...
US-7,227,844 Non-standard concatenation mapping for payloads
A method, apparatus and system are disclosed that more efficiently maps data into standard SONET concatenated payloads for transmission over established SONET...
US-7,227,838 Enhanced internal router redundancy
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for providing redundant data forwarding or routing capabilities. In one embodiment, a network device includes a designated...
US-7,225,271 System and method for recognizing application-specific flows and assigning them to queues
A system assigns network traffic flows to appropriate queues and/or queue servicing algorithms based upon one or more flow parameters contained in reservation...
US-7,225,270 Selective diversion and injection of communication traffic
A method for communication includes coupling a first port of a Layer-3 packet router to receive communication traffic from a network, the traffic including...
US-7,225,263 Method and apparatus for retrieving access control information
A method is disclosed for creating and storing troubleshooting information for providing access control information to a network device. A provisioning of one or...
US-7,225,238 Method and system for providing services for wireless data calls
A method and system for providing services for wireless data calls includes monitoring a wireless data call for a predefined event associated with a service for...
US-7,225,237 System and method for providing persistent connections based on subnet natural class
A method for providing a persistent connection between a client and a real server. The method includes receiving a request originating from a client for...
US-7,225,188 System and method for performing regular expression matching with high parallelism
A system and method for searching data strings, such as network messages, for one or more predefined regular expressions is provided. Regular expressions are...
US-7,225,117 Method for generating a simulated network using a graphical user interface
A method for generating a simulated network using a graphical user interface (GUI). A network topology generated at a GUI by a user is received, wherein the...
US-7,224,898 Carrier class DWDM optical network audit tool
An automated audit tool is disclosed for auditing a Carrier-Class, DWDM optical network, including its infrastructure devices. The automated audit tool performs...
US-7,224,775 System and method for providing prioritized access to a messaging system
A method and system for providing prioritized access to a messaging system includes receiving at an access controller for a messaging system a request for...
US-7,224,673 Mobile IP registration message compression
Methods and apparatus for compressing registration request and reply messages are disclosed. A compressed registration request is sent by a Mobile Node to a...
US-7,224,668 Control plane security and traffic flow management
An internetworking device that provides improved immunity to Denial of Service attacks, and in general, improved Quality of Service (QoS). An internetworking...
US-7,222,333 Techniques for generating software application build scripts based on tags in comments
Techniques for forming an application from a particular file that has source code in a particular language include receiving, from the particular file, comment...
US-7,222,195 System and method for distributing information in a network environment
A method for distributing information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a communication flow and executing a routing decision for the...
US-7,222,185 Methods and apparatus for distributing content within a content delivery system
A system controller selects a transmission mode for content distribution based upon the relative popularity of the content within the content distribution...
US-7,221,750 Intelligent association of nodes with pan coordinator
Methods, apparatuses, and systems directed to managing wireless node access to one or more wireless networks. According to one implementation, a business logic...
US-7,221,712 Methods and apparatus for determining transmission power levels
Methods and apparatus are provided for determining transmission power levels. The power characteristics of a cable modem family are determined by testing cable...
US-7,221,684 Increasing network efficiency using packet compression and decompression
A communication device for compressing packets includes a first interface, a grouping module and a second interface. The first interface receives packets from a...
US-7,221,673 Voice-mail application on the router with no secondary storage available
In accordance with a method and apparatus of the present invention, a voice communication system is disclosed for use in a packet switching network environment...
US-7,221,659 Method and system for managing erroneous attenuation of signal
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing communication impairments between Internet Protocol devices is provided. The method includes...
US-7,219,339 Method and apparatus for parsing and generating configuration commands for network devices using a...
A method of automatically parsing a network device configuration and generating a representation of one or more configuration commands for a network device that...
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