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Method and system for transmitting traffic having disparate rate
A method and system for transmitting traffic having disparate rate components includes receiving a plurality of traffic streams. Each traffic stream includes a...
Network switch having a hybrid switch architecture
A network switch having a hybrid switch architecture, which is scalable to increase connectivity, buffering, and bandwidth by using multiple shared-memory switch...
Method and system for voice calls in a wireless local area network (WLAN)
A method and system for providing voice calls in a macro wireless network includes providing at a router of the micro wireless network an interface for...
Methods and apparatus for implementing NAT traversal in mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for establishing communication between a Mobile Node and a Home Agent are disclosed. The Home Agent receives a registration request packet...
Quality indicator and method for frame selection in wireless network
A method and system for indicating quality of a radio frame transmitted over a wireless link includes receiving a radio frame from the wireless link. A power...
Optimizing IP multicast data transmission in a mobile IP environment
Methods and apparatus for optimizing IP multicast data transmission in a mobile IP environment include a Foreign Agent that is capable of receiving an...
System and method for enabling multicast telecommunications
A communication network is provided that includes a unicast telephony device, and a plurality of multicast telephony devices operable to receive multicast media...
Method and apparatus for modifying the bandwidth of an established ATM
call in response to an identification of...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for changing the bandwidth or other traffic characteristic of an established packet call in response to an identification of...
Automatic testing of microprocessor bus integrity
Integrated circuit bus integrity may be verified without specialized test equipment. In a diagnostic mode, the integrated circuit may output a series of...
Apparatus and method for preventing one way connectivity loops in a
Ports of a switch are assigned by a person, for example a network manager, to be for communication up the spanning tree toward the root switch ("up ports"), or...
Method and apparatus for storage and retrieval of connection data in a
A method and apparatus for improved communication in a communications system is disclosed. The improvement involves storing connection data at a client end of a...
Method and apparatus for collecting, aggregating and monitoring network
A method is disclosed for collecting, aggregating and monitoring network management information from a plurality of network devices in a network management...
System and method for delivering private network features to a public
A method is provided that includes receiving a request from a communication device to establish a communication session with a mobile station. The request is...
Processing a subscriber call in a telecommunications network
A method for processing subscriber calls is disclosed. A call agent receives signals associated with a first call from a first subscriber of a first point of...
A tri-state transmitter drives a data line to a first state if a first data signal is a logic zero and releases the data line to a second state if the first data...
Method and apparatus for generating and using dynamic mappings between
sets of entities such as between output...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamically mapping between sets of entities. In one implementation, queues corresponding to a particular output are...
System and method for providing integrated voice, video and data to
customer premises over a single network
A method for providing integrated voice, video, and data content in an integrated service offering to one or more customer premises includes receiving television...
Method and apparatus for cell identification in wireless data networks
A method including wirelessly receiving a packet at a wireless station belonging to a cell of a wireless network, the network for communicating according to a...
Incremental plotting of network topologies and other graphs through use of
A method for plotting a graph using a markup language is provided. Upon retrieval of graphic information from a data source and according to a request, the...
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Method and apparatus for a boot progression scheme for reliably
initializing a system
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for a boot progression scheme for reliably initializing a system. A boot progression data structure is maintained to indicate...
Interrupt efficiency across expansion busses
A method of processing interrupts is described as well as processing devices. A processing device detects an indicator associated with an interrupt signal from...
Preallocation of client network address translation addresses for
An improved client network address translation ("NAT") system is provided. Methods are provided for initializing connection control blocks with the client NAT...
Wide area load balancing of web traffic
In one embodiment, a packet is received from a client, and the packet has a destination identifier associated with a server. When the packet is a start packet,...
Method and apparatus for dynamically assigning a network endpoint to a
network region for selecting a proper codec
A communication system includes a server, a call manager, and a plurality of network endpoints. The network endpoints are assigned to network regions to allow...
Autoprotected optical communication ring network
An autoprotected optical communication ring network includes a first and a second optical carrier having opposite transmission directions and a plurality of...
Computation reduction in OFDM system using frequency domain processing
Improved systems and methods for implementing Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) systems and for computing Fast Fourier Transforms (FET) having...
Method and device for securely communicating information via a DSL network
The present invention includes a system, method, and device for securely communicating information Via a DSL Network. In one form, a device operable to provide...
System and method for configuring a communications protocol
A system is disclosed that provides a telephony interface device with a modular protocol stack. The interface device downloads protocol modules from a system...
Token registration of managed devices
A communication system includes a controller for managing a number of communications devices. The controller receives registration requests from the devices and...
Polling response selection using request monitoring in a network switch
A switch node includes arbiter logic configured to gather global information regarding switching requests within the switch node and to control switching of one...
Methods and apparatus for controlling a data stream using a host agent
acting on behalf of a host computer
Techniques are provided for controlling a data stream without communicating with a host generating the data stream. A host agent (associated with the host...
Devices, softwares and methods for redundantly encoding a data stream for
network transmission with adjustable...
Devices, softwares and methods are provided for redundantly encoding a data stream into frames for network transmission as packets. A main encoder encodes a data...
Approach for implementing policy constraints in applications
An approach for implementing policy controls in application programs provides for the execution of code to implement policy constraints in a manner that is...
System and method for providing security in a telecommunication network
A method is provided for establishing a telephone call between a trusted Internet Protocol (IP) telephone and an untrusted device. The method includes receiving...
Processor having systolic array pipeline for processing data packets
A processor for use in a router, the processor having a systolic array pipeline for processing data packets to determine to which output port of the router the...
Communication system with content-based data compression
Methods and apparatus for dynamically adapting the degree of compression used in compressing data based upon the type of contents contained within a packet are...
Method and apparatus for handling requests in a network
The invention is directed to techniques for synchronizing a plurality of servers, receiving a client request from the client to access a server of the plurality...
Methods and apparatus slow-starting a web cache system
Methods and apparatus are described for intelligently assigning a portion of a cluster's traffic (e.g., buckets) to a cache system to minimize overloading of...
Apparatus and methods for requesting an event notification over a network
The invention is directed to techniques for providing an event notification string over a network to a notification server. An application server includes a...
System and method for identifying data using parallel hashing
A method for identifying data is provided that includes receiving a data stream and performing a hashing operation on a portion of the data stream in order to...
Method and apparatus for availability measurement of complex networks
A method for performing an availability measurement on a networked system comprising: identifying at least one measurement point in the system; defining a...
Enhanced spatial mixing to enable three-dimensional audio deployment
A network device and its mode of operation. The network device includes an input port through which audio streams may be received. A controller receives a user...
Cable network redundancy architecture
A CMTS redundancy technique requires at least two CMTS interfaces (e.g., line cards) on one or more CMTS chassis at the head end of a cable network. One of the...
Path routing and provisioning method and apparatus
An apparatus, method and computer program product for a data communications system includes transmitting data in a transport overhead field to at least one...
Apparatus and method for SerDes rate matching using symbol interleaving
A system and method for interleaving symbols to facilitate compatibility between serializer/deserializer (SerDes) units operating at different data rates...
Providing different QOS to layer-3 datagrams when transported on tunnels
A network device (e.g., network access server or home gateway) providing different QOS (quality of services) to different layer-3 datagrams when transporting on...
Wireless router and method for processing traffic in a wireless
A wireless communications network includes a wireless-specific router topology layer that connects cellular sites to a wireline topology. The wireless-specific...
System and method for providing transparency in delivering private network
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...
Method and apparatus for fault tolerant permanent voice calls in
A Multiservice Access Concentrator (MAC) is provided that provides fault tolerant permanent voice calls in a voice over packet-data-network system (VOPS). The...