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Integrated connector unit
According to one embodiment of the invention, an integrated jack unit is provided. The integrated jack unit includes a housing. The integrated jack unit also...
System and method for providing end to end authentication in a network
A method for executing end to end authentication in a network environment is provided that includes initiating a communications tunnel with a layer two tunnel...
Methods and apparatus for auditing and tracking changes to an existing
configuration of a computerized device
A change controller application, process and system tracks modification to a configuration of a computerized device by receiving a change request indicating a...
Methods and apparatus for performing continue actions using an associative
memory which might be particularly...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for use with an associative memory, such as for, but not limited to implementing access control list and quality of service...
Method and system for configuring a peripheral card in a communications
A method for communicating data includes receiving at a main card a first media access control (MAC) address of a first peripheral component interconnect (PCI)...
Unified messaging system configured for management of short message
A unified communications system is configured for receiving, storing, and/or sending SMS messages based on management of the SMS messages according to a...
Lumped Raman amplifier for adaptive dispersion compensation
An adaptive dispersion compensation system that also achieves optical amplification by inducing Raman amplification effects in dispersion compensating fiber....
Secure messaging communication system
A secure telecommunication system 10 is provided that allows for communication between a device 14 and a receiving device 16 of encrypted data messages through a...
Arrangement for delivering applications to a network enabled telephony
A network-enabled user interface device, for example a VoIP telephony device, includes a display, a user input interface, an interface controller, and an...
Method and system for call answer while connected to voice mail
A method and system for call answer while connected to voice mail includes generating real-time packets for transmission of a message toward a voice mail system....
Arrangement in a local computer for sending voice messages to a unified
A user computer, for example a personal computer (PC), includes a recorder configured for generating an audio file having an identifier enabling a unified...
Method for providing a network timing reference clock in
ethernet-connected VOIP equipment
The present invention relates to a method for providing synthesized clock synchronization reference signals in an asynchronous packet based network....
Dynamic multi-hop ingress to egress L2TP tunnel mapping
A method for dynamic ingress to egress tunnel mapping from a first communication network to a second communication network includes receiving a tunneled...
Access control list processing in hardware
The invention provides for hardware processing of ACLs and thus hardware enforcement of access control. A sequence of access control specifiers from an ACL are...
Decoding using redundant packet selection information in wireless
A communications system includes a mobile unit that transmits coded content. The system also includes a number of base transceiver stations that receive the...
System and method for distributing route selection in an implementation of
a routing protocol
A partial best path technique distributes route selection in a routing protocol implementation on a router. The technique also ensures that announced paths...
Method and system for emulating a Fiber Channel link over a SONET/SDH path
A method and system for emulating an Fibre Channel link over a SONET transport path by which Fibre Channel data is transported across the SONET/SDH transport...
Controlling data security procedures using an admission control signaling
Providing data security involves receiving a request message at an intermediate network node. The request message is associated with a number of data packets...
Reducing CPU overhead in the forwarding process in an inbound/outbound
controller for a router
A method and system for transferring a queue of packets in a router between an inbound controller and an outbound controller is disclosed. The inbound controller...
Tool device for selectively extracting, installing and removing various
A tool device for selectively extracting, installing, and removing a plurality of optical connectors is disclosed. The tool device has a prying end coupled to a...
System and method for special signaling with customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for special signaling with customer premises equipment. The system includes loop termination equipment coupled to a local loop...
Receive and transmit blocks for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cell
Receive and transmit blocks for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cell delineation are disclosed. The receive block has a plurality of cell delineation blocks, a...
System and method for loadbalancing in a network environment using
A method for loadbalancing in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request from an end user for a communication session at a central node....
Method and apparatus for prevention of flow starvation with weighted fair
Method and apparatus for queuing packets are disclosed. In one aspect, a method may comprise assigning each packet a first value; dynamically assigning each...
Medium access control protocol for OFDM wireless networks
A medium access contention protocol that is highly beneficial in wireless networks and particularly in wireless networks that employ a fixed minimum burst size...
Methods and apparatus for thermally coupling a heat sink to a circuit
A heat sink has a flexure member attached to a base of the heat sink and located between the base and an associated circuit board component. As the heat sink...
Method and system for maintaining network activity data for intrusion
A method and system for maintaining network activity data for intrusion detection includes storing data representative of network activity in datasets. The...
Data transmission over multiple upstream channels within a cable modem
A system and method are disclosed for transmitting upstream data from a cable modem within a cable television plant. One aspect of the invention pertains to a...
System using weighted fairness decisions in spatial reuse protocol
forwarding block to determine allowed usage...
A method and apparatus for servicing transit and transmit traffic in a node of a network. The network includes a plurality of nodes connected by first and second...
Selectively passing network addresses through a server
A method of securely communicating a network address of a client that issues service requests to a first server that proxies the service requests for a second...
Methods and apparatus for redirecting network cache traffic
A method for routing a data request received by a caching system is described. The caching system includes a router and a cache, and the data request identifies...
Convenient configuration of an identifier of a segment of a virtual
Configuring a segment identifier in a customer premise equipment (CPE) connected to a network. Several OAM loopback cells containing possible segment identifiers...
Receiver transponder for protected networks
A receiver transponder that is implemented in an optical add/drop multiplexer (OADM) is disclosed. The OADM is used in short haul type networks and receives...
Small group multicast in a computer network
The invention solves the problem of overloading intermediate routers with state information as the number of multicast groups increases to millions of groups....
PSTN call routing control features applied to a VoIP
A system and method of sending and receiving voice calls over the Internet is described. The system includes a PSTN-derived intelligent call routing engine that...
System and method for multiple channel statistical re-multiplexing
Methods and apparatus are provided for statistical re-multiplexing of multiple channels. Mechanisms are provided to manipulate and/or recode multiple compressed...
Method of handoff control in an enterprise code division multiple access
A wireless office communication system including a wireless internet base station (WIBS) encompassing a base station controller (BSC), a mobile switch controller...
Generating graded packets for packet voting in wireless communications
A wireless communications system includes a core packet network coupled to multiple base transceiver stations, each station providing wireless services to mobile...
Methods and apparatus for generating network topology information
According to a specific embodiment of the present invention, methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating network topology information. A first link state...
Method and apparatus for calculating packet loss for a communication
A method and apparatus for accurately calculating packet loss along a communication channel using data in a pair of measuring packets is disclosed. The invention...
Method and apparatus for distributing information within a packet
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributing flow control information in a packet switching system. In one packet switching system, flow control...
Fair multiplexing scheme for multiple input port router
The present scheme provides a mechanism for preventing traffic on one ore more LAN ports from dramatically affecting performance on other LAN ports of a router...
High efficiency counter-flow shelf cooling system
Techniques for cooling electronics assemblies are provided. A divider, such as an electronic card, is utilized to define flow channels through the chassis of the...
Self-adjusting programmable on-chip clock aligner
A circuit including a sensing circuit, which includes a first delay circuit and a tuning circuit. The tuning circuit includes a sense counter and a reference...
Power supply apparatus to detect power failure and use signaling voltages
to issue network alert
A power supply consumes mains power and has first outputs which produce an operational voltage for controlling a CPU and a primary link interface. The primary...
Method and apparatus for creating a secure communication channel among
multiple event service nodes
An approach for establishing secure multicast communication among multiple event service nodes is disclosed. The event service nodes, which can be distributed...
Distance vector extension to the address resolution protocol
A method and device thereof for managing messages received at a bridging device. A bridging device receives a first message comprising a first contact...
Method and apparatus for reconstructing voice information
A communication system includes a destination that receives voice samples and a voice parameter generated by a source. The destination uses the voice samples and...
Method for multicast delivery with designated acknowledgment
A packet format for multicast messages which designates a single receiver to send an acknowledgment to the multicast message. The designated receiver responds to...
Devices, software and methods for generating aggregate comfort noise in
teleconferencing over VoIP networks
Devices, software and methods are provided for generating aggregate comfort noise for teleconferencing over IP networks. A transcoding component includes a...