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US-7,099,915 Server load balancing method and system
A method and system for providing a connection between a client and a server with load balancing between servers are disclosed. A computer-implemented method of...
US-7,099,820 Method and apparatus for concealing jitter buffer expansion and contraction
Methods for concealing audible distortions resulting from changes in jitter buffer size include receiving an audio stream, storing the audio stream in a jitter...
US-7,099,463 Method and apparatus for detecting a compatible phantom powered device using common mode signaling
A method and an apparatus provide for determining whether a data terminal equipment (DTE) device represents a compatible device lacking an independent power...
US-7,099,451 Call management using call routing engine
A call management technique implemented using a call routing engine is disclosed. In the technique, local (e.g., ACD) switching resources and a public network...
US-7,099,287 Node detection and ring configuration for physical star connected networks
A novel and useful mechanism for detecting the nodes connected to a network device and for creating a ring network from the nodes detected thereby. The invention...
US-7,099,286 Method and system for finding shared risk diverse paths
A method for finding shared risk diverse paths is disclosed. The method includes receiving route information at a node and running a shortest path algorithm to...
US-7,099,280 Method and system for logging voice quality issues for communication connections
A method and system for logging voice quality issues for a communication connection includes receiving a signal for logging quality information for a voice...
US-7,098,861 Hooked stub collinear array antenna
A hooked stub collinear array antenna formed from a single conductor. The antenna operates at a design frequency having an associated wavelength. The antenna...
US-7,098,408 Techniques for mounting an area array package to a circuit board using an improved pad layout
A circuit board assembly includes a printed circuit board (PCB). The PCB has a pad layout which includes a set of pads arranged in a two-dimensional array having...
US-7,096,488 Methods and apparatus for facilitating network splicing
The invention provides systems and methods for providing compressed video data from multiple bit streams. The systems and methods apply a two-stage strategy. In...
US-7,096,420 Method and system for automatically documenting system command file tags and generating skeleton documentation...
A method for generating documentation content for computer operating system commands with command specifications in command definition files is disclosed. The...
US-7,096,356 Method and apparatus for negotiating Diffie-Hellman keys among multiple parties using a distributed recursion...
A method and apparatus for negotiating a shared secret among members of a multicast group are disclosed. A tree that represents the group is created and stored...
US-7,096,273 DHCP over mobile IP
A protocol that enables an 802 mobile host to obtain a "home IP address," and other configuration parameters via DHCP or BOOTP, while attached to either its home...
US-7,096,272 Methods and apparatus for pooling and depooling the transmission of stream data
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that can transmit stream data in a computer network. The system can identify at least two packets of stream data that...
US-7,096,260 Marking network data packets with differentiated services codepoints based on network load
A method and apparatus for performing load-based packet marking within a network is described. In one aspect, a first group of one or more packets of a data flow...
US-7,096,189 Methods and system for processing changes to existing purchase orders in an object-oriented order processing system
In an order processing system, mechanisms and techniques receive a change to an existing order in the order processing system and generate a change order based...
US-7,095,850 Encryption method and apparatus with forward secrecy and random-access key updating method
An encryption method and apparatus that provides forward secrecy, by updating the key using a one-way function after each encryption. By providing forward...
US-7,095,831 Devices, softwares and methods for selectively limiting the total modem-on-hold timeout time of a single log-in...
Devices, softwares and methods limit the total Modem-On-Hold ("MOH") timeout time of a single log-in session. When a logged in user requests a Modem-On-Hold...
US-7,095,791 OFDM interference cancellation based on training symbol interference
Systems and methods for optimally combining signals from multiple antennas to ameliorate the effects of noise and/or interference on OFDM communications are...
US-7,095,741 Port isolation for restricting traffic flow on layer 2 switches
This invention provides for an apparatus and method to isolate ports on layer 2 switches on the same VLAN to restrict traffic flow. The apparatus comprises a...
US-7,095,739 Reliable multicast communication
Disclosed are various ways of performing reliable multicast communication which may include, for example, designating which node or nodes to acknowledge a...
US-7,095,738 System and method for deriving IPv6 scope identifiers and for mapping the identifiers into IPv6 addresses
A system and method for use at an intermediate network device employs Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) designations as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) link...
US-7,093,283 Method and apparatus for deploying configuration instructions to security devices in order to implement a...
A method and apparatus for deploying configuration instructions to security devices in order to implement a security policy on a network are disclosed. An...
US-7,092,728 Unified messaging system configured for converting short message service messages to audible messages
A unified communications system includes an SMS command processor configured for executing prescribed messaging operations based on reception of an SMS message...
US-7,092,497 Arrangement for common-format notification delivery messages based on notification device type in an IP-based...
A notification architecture utilizes multiple processes configured for managing notification operations based on reception of SMTP-based messages within IMAP...
US-7,092,410 Method and apparatus for measuring network data packet delay, jitter and loss
An apparatus for measuring data transmission performance through a packet switched network, the apparatus having a time of day (TOD) clock for determining a send...
US-7,092,399 Redirecting multiple requests received over a connection to multiple servers and merging the responses over the...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for redirecting requests received over a connection and redirecting them to multiple servers. The responses are then merged...
US-7,092,397 Method and apparatus for mapping an MPLS tag to a data packet in a headend
A method of using DOCSIS 1.1 features to allow the addition of ISPs and QOS levels to a single cable modem without having to modify the CMTS is described in the...
US-7,092,393 Method and apparatus for distributed reassembly of subdivided packets using multiple reassembly components
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributed reassembly of large packets split into smaller packets. Larger packets are split into several smaller...
US-7,092,380 Method and system for providing voice communication over data networks
A method and system are disclosed in which an Internet subscriber can establish real-time voice conversations over the Internet. By performing a call negotiation...
US-7,089,563 Methods and apparatus for exchanging information between browser pages
The invention provides a system that allows logic entities that perform within different browser pages to exchange state information such as variable or data...
US-7,089,470 Programmable test pattern and capture mechanism for boundary scan
Programmable test pattern driver and capture mechanisms for boundary scan cluster or functional block testing. A boundary scan test system includes at least one...
US-7,089,463 Test buffer design and interface mechanism for differential receiver AC/DC boundary scan test
A boundary scan test system including a transmitter and a receiver. The system performs DC and AC boundary scan testing of the interconnections between devices....
US-7,089,328 Method allocation scheme for maintaining server load balancers services in a high throughput environment
An improved client network address translation ("NAT") system is provided. A memory allocation scheme is provided for initializing connection control blocks with...
US-7,089,320 Apparatus and methods for combining data
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for combining data segments. At a combiner node, data segments are received from a first node that are destined for a second...
US-7,089,211 Directory enabled secure multicast group communications
An approach for establishing secure communication among multiple multicast groups using a multi-master directory is disclosed. The multi-master directory is on a...
US-7,088,898 Long reach unamplified optical SONET/SDH card
An assembly, method, and device for high-speed optical format data transmission includes a printed circuit board containing mounting locations for electrical...
US-7,088,828 Methods and apparatus for providing privacy for a user of an audio electronic device
The invention is directed to techniques for suppressing the voice of a user of an audio electronic device, such as a mobile phone, from being heard by an...
US-7,088,814 Method and system for automatic call distribution based on network resource availability and agent skills
A method for handling calls of an automatic call distributor system includes receiving, from a user, a request for connection with one of a plurality of agents,...
US-7,088,812 Call management implemented using call routing engine
Call management techniques are implemented using a call routing engine. In the invention the routing engine centrally controls a public network to facilitate...
US-7,088,809 Call screening agent
A method for providing telecommunication service includes receiving an incoming call request and generating a processing event, in response to the incoming call...
US-7,088,722 Method and system for controlling flow of multiplexed data
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for controlling flow of data cells within a digital subscriber line access multiplexer is provided. The...
US-7,088,718 Server load balancing using IP option field approach to identify route to selected server
A method of routing data from a client through one or more load-balancing nodes to a selected load-balanced server among a plurality of servers in a network...
US-7,088,706 Method and apparatus for measuring latency of a computer network
A control mechanism enables a destination router to authenticate a response time request issued by a source router. The control mechanism uses a control message...
US-7,088,695 Packet voting in wireless mobile devices
A wireless communications system includes a core packet network coupled to multiple base transceiver stations, each station providing wireless services to mobile...
US-7,088,682 Reducing overhead when using loopback cells for fault detection in bi-directional virtual circuits
An end system ("first end system") concluding that a bi-directional virtual circuit is operational if the other end system (at the other end of the virtual...
US-7,088,586 Techniques for cooling a circuit board component within an environment with little or no forced convection airflow
A dimpled heat spreader includes a central portion configured to couple to the circuit board component, an outer portion coupled to the central portion, and...
US-7,085,918 Methods and apparatuses for evaluation of regular expressions of arbitrary size
Embodiments of the invention provide a programmable FSA building block, having a number of programmable registers and associated logic implemented therein, that...
US-7,085,287 Map routing technique implemented in access networks
An improved addressing scheme is disclosed for use in access networks. According to a specific embodiment, upstream and/or downstream channels may be grouped...
US-7,085,279 Method and apparatus for carrying telephony network traffic over an ATM network
A method that sends ATM source identification and an ATM-TDM correlation tag from an ATM source gateway to a telephony signaling control network; and then...
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