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Tracing layer-2 route in networks based on broadcast medium
Tracing the layer-2 devices present between any two systems in a network implemented using broadcast medium A device (receiving device) receives a command...
The present invention is a new method called replica routing that automatically directs client computers that request a service to a server replica for that...
System for dynamically tracking the location of network devices to enable
A system dynamically discovers the geographic location of entities of a computer network. A network entity is configured to include a location determination...
10/100/1000Base-T small-form-factor-pluggable module
An SFP module provides either a 1000Base-X or SGMII interface protocol to a host and provides a 1000Base-T media dependent interface (MDI). If the SFP module is...
Method and apparatus for reducing inbound traffic congestion in a voice
The invented method of reducing voice frame network inbound traffic congestion first determines whether a first defined threshold level of inbound voice and data...
Method and apparatus for reducing oscillator pull in a CMOS wireless
transceiver integrated circuit
A monolithic transceiver integrated circuit that includes a substrate, a transmitter subsystem of one or more subcircuits on the substrate, and a receiver...
Mobile IP accounting
Methods and apparatus for updating accounting information for a mobile node operating according to Mobile IP Protocol are disclosed. A network device which...
Arrangement for traversing an IPv4 network by IPv6 mobile nodes via a
mobility anchor point
An IPv6 mobile node establishes an IPv4 connection with an IPv6 router having an IPv4 interface and configured as a Mobility Anchor Point (MAP) according to...
Method of point-to-point protocol negotiation
The present invention defines a method to optimize PPP negotiations during a data communication session between two peer network elements in a network. During...
M-trie based packet processing
In an embodiment, different aspects of a packet header and data included in the packet are singled out for attention, rather that just the four byte IP...
Dynamic unknown L2 flooding control with MAC limits
A technique that may be used to limit the amount of flooding that occurs for a particular virtual local area network (VLAN) in a data network. Limits are...
Random early detection policer using randomization of packet drops
A Random Early Detection (RED) policer in accordance with the invention does not tail-drop arriving packets as being non-conforming. For instance, because the...
Apparatus and method for rate adaptation control
A rate based FIFO controller identifies a time slot value for a number of time slots allocated for receiving or transmitting data in a frame and selects data...
Physical security system for wireless access points that prevents removal
of the access point and associated...
This invention is directed to a security system for wireless access points which includes a mounting bracket, an enclosure frame, a lock plate and a locking...
Apparatus and method for engaging cables
A clip comprising a base, a first clasping assembly coupled to the base, and a second clasping assembly coupled to the base. A circuit board assembly comprising...
Method and system for a software release process
The present invention provides a system and method of using highly structured program testing, regression testing, final test and fix procedures and commit...
System and method for activating and downloading executable files for a
line card without requiring the use of...
A method is provided for activating a card in a network element comprising one or more switch cards. The method includes determining a type of the card. An...
System and method for monitoring a state associated with a general packet
radio service support node
A method for monitoring a state associated with a support node is provided that includes receiving one or more communication flows from a first support node, the...
System for distributing load over multiple servers at an internet site
Disclosed is a system and method for distributing connections among a plurality of servers at an Internet site. All connections are made to a single IP address...
System and method for re-routing communications based on wireless
communication link quality
A method for re-routing communications based on link quality includes establishing a first wireless communication link with a mobile station. The first wireless...
Spatio-temporal processing for communication
A space-time signal processing system with advantageously reduced complexity. The system may take advantage of multiple transmitter antenna elements and/or...
System and method for providing shared line appearances in a distributed
call routing network
A method for routing calls in a packet-based network includes receiving a call request at a first call manager from a device that is coupled to the packet-based...
Apparatus and method for distance extension of fibre-channel over
The Fibre-Channel flow control mechanism is augmented to facilitate efficient data exchange between Fibre-Channel ports over extended distances. A supplemental...
Method and apparatus for registering auto-configured network addresses
based on connection authentication
A method and apparatus for registering auto-configured network addresses includes receiving first data at a networking device connected to a host at a physical...
Simplifying the selection of network paths for implementing and managing
security policies on a network
A plurality of logical nodes are identified from a plurality of elements on a network, where the plurality of elements include security devices. One or more path...
System and method for measuring round trip times in a network using a TCP
An embodiment of the present invention is a system and method for measuring round trip times in a network, such as the Internet, by utilizing a packet, such as a...
Smart secretary for routing call objects in a telephony network
A message-processing agent receives an object from a space in a Scalable Infrastructure system. The message-processing agent determines the destination of the...
Methods and apparatus for directing messages to computer systems based on
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a data communications device such as a switch or a router to provide a technique for load balancing...
Resource sharing among multiple RSVP sessions
A technique is provided that correctly allocates resources among data flows while taking maximal advantage of resource sharing opportunities. In accordance with...
Standardized method and apparatus for gathering device identification
and/or configuration information via a...
Described is a standard physical interface with a standardized response protocol would enable a craft or technician employee accurately and quickly to verify...
Spelling words using an arbitrary phonetic alphabet
Words are spelled by receiving recognizable words from a user of an interactive voice response system. The first letter of each recognizable word is identified,...
Policy-based approach for managing the export of network flow statistical
A policy-based approach for managing the export of network flow statistical data uses constraints and prioritization to select flow data to be exported by flow...
WDM ring interconnection
Optical signals may be carried to and from a ring without the use of chromatic dispersion compensation. In one embodiment, a WDM ring incorporates chromatic...
Arrangement for converting telephone number formats for notification
A notification system includes a dial map configured for converting the destination telephone number within a notification message from an original format to...
Jitterless processing of bitstreams
The present invention relates to systems and methods for processing and transmitting data that preserves the timing relationship of the data being transmitted...
Dynamic queuing control for variable throughput communication channels
A method and apparatus for queuing control of variable bandwidth communications channels. The apparatus detects a change from a first bandwidth to a second...
Media access control scheme for serially linked devices
A network includes a master station and terminal devices each coupled using a serial data interface to a modem that in turn couples to a twisted pair line. These...
Partial fax delivery and multicast by the store and forward fax devices
with limited memory
An email/fax communication system is disclosed for use in a packet switching network environment including a mail server for storing email messages for...
Arrangement for protocol independent transfer of control parameters across
internetworks using generic...
A network node, configured for interfacing between a source network having a source telephony protocol and a packet network configured for sending and receiving...
Fault tolerant network traffic management
A system and apparatus for transmitting transit data through a network with first and a second rings coupling two or more nodes. In one aspect, when the first...
Method and apparatus for eliminating near-end crosstalk in a digital
subscriber line system
A method and apparatus for eliminating near-end crosstalk in a communication network are disclosed. Crosstalk generated by communication occurring on a second...
Methods and apparatus for distributing power in a computerized device
In a computerized device requiring a relatively large amount of power during operation (e.g., between approximately 10 kW to 15 kW) at a relatively large current...
Method and apparatus for aggregating cable connectors
A connector module collects or aggregates a group of cables having cable connectors, such as RJ45 connectors, into a single unit. With such aggregation, the...
System for physically securing an access point and preventing the removal
of associated connectors
This invention is directed to a security system for wireless access points which includes a clamp assembly and a locking device. The clamp assembly is clamped...
Dynamic information object cache approach useful in a vocabulary retrieval
A concept cache useful in a vocabulary management system stores references to individual information objects that can be retrieved and dynamically assembled into...
Methods and apparatus to support error-checking of variable length data
packets using a multi-stage process
A given data packet is parsed into words and a final partial word that are processed (depending on size) in each of multiple successive stages of logic...
Method and system for providing redundancy within a network element
A network element is disclosed that provides redundancy within the network element that, in turn, provides fault tolerance for the failure of one or more...
Technique for synchronizing network devices in an access data network
A master clock reference signal may be provided to selected packet fiber nodes in order to synchronize the local clock reference signals generated at selected...
Selected register decode values for pipeline stage register addressing
An instruction decode mechanism enables an instruction to control data flow bypassing hardware within a pipelined processor of a programmable processing engine....
Method and apparatus for handling embedded address in data sent through
multiple network address translation...
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for handling data containing embedded addresses. In general terms, prior to transmission of data having an embedded address...