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US-7,042,838 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...
US-7,042,834 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....
US-7,039,939 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...
US-7,039,914 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...
US-7,039,747 Selective smart discards with prefetchable and controlled-prefetchable address space
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...
US-7,039,732 Method and apparatus for providing redundancy between card elements in a chassis
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....
US-7,039,716 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...
US-7,039,703 Dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications protocol stack
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for dynamically modifying functionality in a configurable communications protocol stack includes, at an...
US-7,039,604 Multi-vendor integration process for internet commerce
A method for automatically processing electronic customer orders for configurable products. In one embodiment, a web site that is operable to access a vendor...
US-7,039,319 DWDM laser frequency control
Highly efficient control of laser frequency is provided. An optical channel monitor is coupled to a composite WDM signal resulting from the multiplexing of...
US-7,039,313 Automatic protection system for an optical transmission system
An optical communication system and method for starting up and shutting down the system to ensure safety during repair of a fiber break are disclosed. A...
US-7,039,180 Method and apparatus for enabling multiple protocol communication over a network
A method and apparatus for enabling multiple protocol communication over a network are disclosed. A first circuit communicates first signals in a first frequency...
US-7,039,175 Configurable digit collection for various signaling protocols
A PSTN (Public Switching Telephone Network) device includes a Dynamically Configurable Signaling State Machine (DCSSM). The DCSSM can be programmed to recognize...
US-7,039,116 Methods and apparatus for embedding and format conversion of compressed video data
System and methods are provided for modifying a compressed video data stream to match the available video decoding capability of a target decoder. Compressed...
US-7,039,073 Bound mode technique for accommodating high-bandwidth data flow within an intermediate network node
A bound mode mechanism and technique efficiently accommodates high-bandwidth data traffic flow within an intermediate node of a computer network. The bound mode...
US-7,039,068 Packet assembly
A dynamic packet consolidation algorithm for a wireless transmission regime. At least first and second packets of a plurality of packets are sampled. The...
US-7,039,055 Method and apparatus for creating and dismantling a transit path in a subnetwork
A system and method are disclosed for determining when to set up or tear down such a temporary transit path so that temporary transit paths are set up when they...
US-7,039,035 Arrangement in an access router for optimizing mobile router connections based on delegated network prefixes
An access router of a local mobile network includes a delegation resource for delegating address prefixes and a routing resource configured for parsing reverse...
US-7,039,014 Network-wide connection-based debug mechanism
An improved mechanism for analysing connection establishment/teardown process or identifying failure points (i.e. nodes) in a PNNI network through the use of a...
US-7,039,008 Method and apparatus for maintaining connection state between a connection manager and a failover device
A system and method are disclosed for maintaining the state of a virtual connection supported by an active connection manager on a standby connection manager....
US-7,038,842 Reduced four-wave mixing and Raman amplification architecture
Raman amplifiers with improved signal to noise ratio and four-wave mixing product suppression are provided. In one embodiment, both co-propagating and...
US-7,036,143 Methods and apparatus for virtual private network based mobility
Methods and apparatus for enabling VPN based mobility are provided. A VPN client having a client subnetwork address corresponding to a particular subnetwork can...
US-7,036,142 Single step network logon based on point to point protocol
A method and apparatus for providing single-step logon access for a subscriber to a differentiated computer network having more than one separate access area. In...
US-7,036,119 Method and apparatus for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network
A method is disclosed for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network. A set of one or more non-select objects in the...
US-7,035,915 Method and apparatus for IP address assignment
A method and apparatus for assigning an IP address, in a modular network system, to at least one client premise equipment device coupled by a communications link...
US-7,035,734 Method and system for communicating navigation information
A method for communicating navigation information includes receiving destination information from a user. The destination information comprises a desired...
US-7,035,282 Wideband telephones, adapters, gateways, software and methods for wideband telephony over IP network
Wideband telephones, gateways, adapters, software, and methods are provided for implementing wideband telephony over a network. A WB IP telephone has a WB...
US-7,035,277 Priority-based arbitration system for context switching applications
A priority-based arbiter for arbitrating access to a shared resource by at least two competing devices. The priority-based arbiter intercepts access request...
US-7,035,262 Software-based emulation of single SONET path layer
A system and method are disclosed for using standard issue synchronous optical network (SONET) framers to comply with current automatic protection system (APS)...
US-7,035,230 System and method for bandwidth and conference resource reservation
A system and method for reserving a network resource for a multipoint conference includes receiving a list of participants scheduled to participate in the...
US-7,035,217 Router-assisted multicast congestion control
The invention provides a convenient and expandable method for transmitting one or more loss rate statistics determined in a distributed manner from a multicast...
US-7,032,167 Method and apparatus for a document parser specification
The present disclosure presents a system for parsing based upon content type, and provides a content-rich set of parsing rules that can be optimized for a wide...
US-7,032,129 Fail-over support for legacy voice mail systems in New World IP PBXs
An Integrated Communication System (ICS) with fail-over serial data connectivity is disclosed. In one aspect, an ICS may comprise a chassis including a System...
US-7,032,034 Method and apparatus for simulating large scalable networks
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for testing the scalability size of a Unit Under Test (UUT) bridging a WAN and a LAN. The method may be repeated until a...
US-7,032,032 Method and apparatus for providing tandem connection, performance monitoring, and protection architectures over...
Methods and apparatus for providing tandem connection monitoring and performance monitoring capabilities in Ethernet and converged data link protocols are...
US-7,031,943 Digital license agreement
A method and system for licensing intellectual properties. A user can acquire a license conveying rights in intellectual properties by accessing a designated...
US-7,031,613 Chromatic dispersion compensation by sub-band
End of line dispersion compensation is applied on a sub-band by sub-band basis. Adequate end-of-line dispersion compensation may be provided for high data rate...
US-7,031,345 Method and system for rate adaptive ISDN communication
A method for communicating data according to ISDN protocol includes connecting a first IDSL line interface to a second IDSL line interface at a location remote...
US-7,031,333 Reduced pin count media independent interface
A system and method are disclosed for providing a method of communicating between a media access control (MAC) layer and a physical (PHY) layer. The method...
US-7,031,328 Arrangement for traversing an IPv4 network by IPv6 mobile routers
A source IPv6 mobile router is configured for establishing an IPv4 tunnel with destination IPv6 mobile router using a synthetic tag address, specifying a...
US-7,031,324 Local area network/wide area network switch
A local area network/wide area network (LAN/WAN) switch is presented which aggregates LAN traffic onto SONET/SDH transport streams in a programmable manner. The...
US-7,031,323 Method and apparatus for distributed bandwidth allocation for a bi-directional ring media with spatial and...
A system and method for locally determining a fair allocated bandwidth for a network node configured to send and receive packets in an upstream direction and a...
US-7,031,268 Call optimization in ad-hoc conference calls
A method and system for adding a participant to a conference call. A feature of the method and system is that with respect to individual invitees to ad-hoc...
US-7,031,266 Method and system for configuring wireless routers and networks
A method and system for configuring a wireless router and a wireless communications network includes establishing connectivity between a wireless router and at...
US-7,031,263 Method and apparatus for network management system
A network management system has a bus and a system controller connected to the bus. The bus has a plurality of fixed ports, where each of the ports is capable of...
US-7,031,262 Reoptimization triggering by path computation elements
A mechanism to alleviate bandwidth fragmentation in a network employing path computation element(s) to place MPLS Traffic Engineering tunnels. One application is...
US-7,031,253 Method and apparatus for computing a path through specified elements in a network
Methods and apparatus for automatically creating a circuit path that includes specified elements are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present...
US-7,031,252 Reflector communications channel for automatic protection switching
An apparatus and method for a communications network including at least one interface circuit reads frame data received from the communications network and...
US-7,028,212 Network device and method of operation
A network device to maintain resource management within a network may comprise an emulator or watchdog that may send an emulation request to a resource manager...
US-7,028,136 Managing idle time and performing lookup operations to adapt to refresh requirements or operational rates of...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for, inter alia, managing idle time and performing lookup operations to adapt to refresh requirements and/or operational...
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