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Hierarchical associative memory-based classification system
A system and method for efficiently searching long strings of data, such as network messages, is described. The system preferably includes an associative memory...
Integrating service managers into a routing infrastructure using
A method of providing a network service is disclosed. The method includes implementing a forwarding agent on a router. The forwarding agent is operative to...
Method and system for hitless wireless roaming in a mobile environment
A method and system for hitless wireless roaming in a mobile environment. The present invention describes a system for wireless connectivity in fast moving...
Traffic monitor using leaky bucket with variable fill
An integrated circuit monitors the most active traffic flow rates on a communications network by using a leaky bucket model having a variable fill rate. As a...
Scalable multidimensional ring networks
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and article of manufacture for increasing network processing node interconnect capacity and reducing maximum...
Method and apparatus for automatically establishing bi-directional
differentiated services treatment of flows...
A method of automatically establishing differentiated services quality of service treatment for a return packet flow that is associated with an originating...
Method for automatable insertion or removal of integrated circuit board
A method for the automatable insertion or removal of an integrated circuit board is disclosed. One or more linear actuators or similar devices are coupled to one...
Command authorization via RADIUS
Command authorization may be accomplished using the RADIUS protocol by providing a user profile on the server for each user. This user profile may be transferred...
Code linking system
Methods and apparatus for linking a set of code modules for execution includes determining one or more code modules to be executed, ascertaining a hierarchical...
Generic command interface for multiple executable routines
A processor based system having a parser is configured for validating a generic command received from a user relative to a command parse tree. The command parse...
Method and system for synchronizing output from differently timed circuits
Synchronizing output from timed circuits includes receiving a first clock signal having a first frequency at a first timed circuit. A first sequence of first...
High-speed memory for use in networking systems
A memory integrated circuit includes an array of high-speed memory blocks coupled to the address input interface and data output interface of the integrated...
Full access to memory interfaces via remote request
A technique for enabling a processor to access a memory not directly coupled to the processor. According to the technique, a local processor accesses a remote...
Method providing server affinity and client stickiness in a server load
balancing device without TCP...
A method of routing data from a client through one or more load-balancing routers to a selected load-balanced server among a plurality of servers in a network...
Prioritizing network management traffic
In a computer network, network management applications in a network management station manage and control managed elements connected to the network through the...
MIB detecting data modification in MIB tables in an SNMP command responder
A method and apparatus for detecting data modifications in MIB tables utilizes a network device having a table registrar, a notification controller, a table...
Power regulation using multi-loop control
Improved adjustment of transmission power in a communication system is provided. In one embodiment, in a point to multipoint communication system, transmission...
Link discovery and verification using loss of light
Systems and methods for link discovery and verification that minimize the need for line termination resources to generate and interpret packets. To verify a link...
Method and apparatus for transporting data using label switching
A method including receiving a call connection request message having a prefix number and determining a corresponding IP address based on the prefix number....
Adaptive Viterbi decoder for a wireless data network receiver
A configurable Viterbi decoder to decode a coded signal for inclusion in a radio receiver for implementing the physical layer receiving function (PHY) of a...
VoIP over access network
A system and method are disclosed for controlling access networks directly via a packet network gateway that is itself controlled by a remote call agent. In one...
System and method for intercepting packets in a pipeline network processor
In a pipeline network processor, a packet intercept feature determines whether a packet is to be intercepted based on the inbound and outbound port through which...
Call signaling approach to user self-provisioning on VoIP using a
A method for providing self-provisioning of VoIP telephony to a subscriber of a VoIP telephony service is disclosed. An un-provisioned residential gateway that...
System and method of a stackable wireless internet protocol base station
A wireless office communication system including a multi-protocol, multi-sector wireless internet base station (WIBS) encompassing a base station controller, a...
System and method for adaptively improving voice quality throughout a
A method for adaptively improving voice quality during a communication session includes monitoring voice quality parameters associated with a communication...
Method and apparatus for accumulating and distributing traffic and flow
control information in a packet...
Traffic information is accumulated and flow control information distributed in a packet switching system. Traffic information is collected in multiple elements,...
Methods and apparatus for managing network traffic using network address
A method manages network traffic using NAT in a data communications device having a NAT data structure (e.g., a NAT table). The method includes the step of...
Method and apparatus for securing information access
A method and apparatus for protecting secured files stored on a file system employs a file security status associated with each file to signal whether or not...
Method and system for providing operations, administration, and
maintenance capabilities in packet over optics...
A method for conveying management information across a network. The method includes receiving an Ethernet packet at a network element and modifying the packet by...
System and method for remote device management
A manufacturing method enables the manufacture of a remotely controlled network device management system. The manufacturing method includes the steps of...
Method and apparatus for accessing a database through a network
A system includes a client which can communicate through a network and a database layer with any of several databases. The client communicates with the database...
Method and system for brokering bandwidth in a wireless communications
A method and system for brokering bandwidth in a wireless communications network includes receiving a request for a wireless service at a geographic region. An...
Selective conversation recording using speech heuristics
A system and method for selectively monitoring, recording, storing, and handling telephone conversations through the use of speech analysis is disclosed. In...
Method and apparatus for cas-based ring limiting of FXS ports
A method and apparatus for call-limiting one or more candidate calls received by a router is disclosed. The method and apparatus may be configured to determine...
Providing features to a subscriber in a telecommunications network
A method for providing a feature in a telecommunications network is disclosed. Signals representing a call are received at a call agent to generate a detection...
Method and system for processing data in a server
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for managing cells in a digital subscriber line access multiplexer is provided. The method includes...
Asynchronous transfer mode system and method to verify a connection
A method, and apparatus to transmit an ATM data message from a source node to a destination node, and reflect at least a portion of the data back t where it is...
Stateful network address translation protocol implemented over a data
A technique is disclosed for synchronizing NAT information stored on different network devices that have been configured to implement a network address...
Sending instructions from a service manager to forwarding agents on a need
to know basis
A system and method are described for providing instructions for forwarding packets. The method includes broadcasting a general instruction specifying a...
Automated IP multicast filtering
A method and system of selective data transmission is disclosed. A plurality of data packets are transmitted wherein at least a portion of the data packets have...
Enabling push technologies for mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for enabling a Mobile Node supporting mobile IP to roam without an assigned IP address and receive lookups indicating that a Corresponding...
System and method for time division multiplexed switching of data using a
high-speed packet switch
A system and method for switching data using a high-speed packet switch are described. Multiple communications are received along at least one input...
Method and apparatus for forwarding data in a data communications network
A method of forwarding data in a data communications network comprising a plurality of nodes comprises the step of forwarding data according to a forwarding...
Method and system for routing communications among computer networks
A method and system for determining route redistribution are disclosed. The method generally comprises receiving an information packet from a neighbor source....
Method and apparatus for creating virtual upstream channels for enhanced
lookahead channel parameter testing
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are disclosed for creating a virtual lookahead upstream receiver in a single physical upstream receiver in a...
Message processing in network forwarding engine by tracking order of
assigned thread in order group
A system and method maintains order among a plurality of threads in a multi-threaded processing system. The processing system, which may be disposed at an...
Selective smart discards with prefetchable and controlled-prefetchable
A bridging device has a first port to allow the device to communicate with other devices on an expansion bus and a second port to allow the device to communicate...
Method and apparatus for providing redundancy between card elements in a
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for providing redundancy for a card in a chassis includes providing first and second cards in a chassis....
Devices, software and methods for encoding abbreviated voice data for
redundant transmission through VoIP network
Devices, software and methods are provided for encoding voice data to conceal packet loss. In addition to regular encoding, an abbreviated portion of the frame...
Dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications protocol stack includes, at an...