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Highly scalable least connections load balancing
A load balancing device according to an embodiment of the invention uses a predictor that comprises a plurality of Least Connections Control Blocks (LCCBs) that...
Arrangement for controlling congestion in an SS7 signaling node based on
A signaling network node is configured for identifying a received signaling message as belonging to one of a plurality of prescribed originating node groups,...
Look ahead motion compensation
Efficient methods for performing motion compensation are described. The methods are particularly useful during motion compensation based decoding and recoding....
ATM node having local error correcting procedures
A node for a telecommunications network has a segmentation and reassembly module (SAR module) to perform segmentation and reassembly (SAR) on cells received by...
Method and apparatus for switching and managing bandwidth for
An ATM/TDM cross-connection in a digital loop carrier (DLC) network providing switching and bandwidth management facilities. TDM traffic is encapsulated in ATM...
Method and system for multicasting
A method for transmitting data to multiple destinations includes storing a data portion in association with a current destination and a next destination. The...
System health monitoring and recovery
A network device. The network device includes a least one communication port that allows communication with at least one other network device and storage to...
Efficient random number generation for communication systems
Truly random numbers are generated with a minimum of extra hardware by taking advantage of the inherent noise in a communication channel. Random numbers can thus...
Method and apparatus for inter-cell handover in wireless networks using
A communication system formed by a private wireless network that can be used with public wireless networks using a public wireless protocol, such as GSM, and...
ATM permanent virtual circuit and layer 3 auto-configuration for digital
subscriber line customer premises...
The present invention pertains to a method and device for automatically configuring the Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC) of a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)...
Multiple ring support within a single network element
A network element receives frames from multiple ring networks. Each ring network linked to the network element is supported by a designated support program. The...
Symmetry plane antenna system
A wireless telecommunications device is disclosed including a first antenna element for transmitting and receiving a first wireless telecommunications signal and...
Techniques for manufacturing a circuit board with an improved layout for
A circuit board module has an IC device, discrete components, and a circuit board structure in electrical communication with the IC device and the discrete...
Unified messaging system using web based application server for management
of messages using standardized servers
A unified web-based voice messaging system uses an application server, configured for executing a voice application defined by XML documents, that accesses...
Radiolocation using path loss data
A method, an apparatus, and a carrier medium to determine the location of a wireless station (a client station of a wireless network or a potential rogue access...
Auto-detection of ISDN BRI services
A method and apparatus for auto-detection of ISDN BRI services available for use by terminal equipment is disclosed. This auto-detection provides a variety of...
Multiple parallel packet routing lookup
The invention provides a method and system for routing information lookup for packets using a routing protocol such as IP. Routing information which has been...
Method and system for label edge routing in a wireless network
A method for label edge routing in a wireless network is provided. The method includes providing a flow between an application of a mobile unit and a serving...
Virtual path restoration scheme using fast dynamic mesh restoration in an
A method for restoring a virtual path, provisioned between a source and a target node, in a mesh zoned optical network is described. The method, in one...
Method for using a pre-configured ATM switch and traffic discard to
facilitate UPSR selection
An ATM switch is configured to route ATM traffic from two receive circuits to a destination. One copy of this traffic is discarded in one of the receive circuits...
Distributing fault indications and maintaining and using a data structure
indicating faults to route traffic in...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributing fault indications and maintaining and using a data structure indicating faults to route traffic in a packet...
Interference mitigation in a wireless communication system
By virtue of one embodiment of the present invention, dynamic signal to noise ratio measurements made on received signals are used to identify degraded segments...
System and method for performing distributed video conferencing
A method for executing a video conference is provided that includes receiving one or more audio streams associated with a video conference from one or more end...
IP pool management utilizing an IP pool MIB
A method for managing Internet Protocol (IP) addresses on a data communications network includes allocating multiple local IP address pools, requesting IP...
Method and apparatus for communicating network quality of service policy
information to a plurality of policy...
A method is disclosed for communicating network quality of service policy information to a plurality of policy enforcement points. Active QoS configuration...
Strong and searching a hierarchy of items of particular use with IP
security policies and security associations
Mechanisms for storing and searching a hierarchy of items are disclosed which may be particularly useful for implementing security policies and security...
Operational optimization of a shared secret Diffie-Hellman key exchange
among broadcast or multicast groups
An optimized approach for arriving at a shared secret key in a multicast or broadcast group environment is disclosed. The key exchange method is mathematically...
Arrangement for converting telephone number formats for notification
A notification system includes a dial map configured for converting the destination telephone number within a notification message from an original format to...
Method for using a pre-configured TDM switch and traffic discard to
facilitate UPSR selection
A TDM switch is configured to route TDM traffic from two receive circuits to a destination. One copy of the traffic is discarded, and a memory selectively stores...
STP root guard
The Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) chooses a root switch. Each of the other switches has a "root" port and one or more "designated ports(s)" chosen by STP. Packets...
Boundary synchronization mechanism for a processor of a systolic array
A mechanism synchronizes instruction code executing on a processor of a processing engine in an intermediate network station. The processing engine is configured...
Network processor system including a central processor and at least one
A general purpose, software-controlled central processor (CP) can be augmented by a set of task specific, specialized peripheral processors (PPs). The central...
Method and system for providing network access to PPP clients
A system provides computer network access to PPP clients. The system includes (a) receiving a PPP session creation request from a client, the PPP session...
Message aggregator for channelized interface programming
A message aggregation technique converts procedural instructions to object-based format for efficient transfer from a route processor to line cards of an...
Method and apparatus for supporting multiservice digital signal processing
A system and method for making available on a dynamic basis a large library of different firmware processing algorithms to each DSP processor engine of a DSP...
Network address translation using a forwarding agent
A system and method are disclosed for specifying network address translation for a set of packets. A first set of instructions is sent to a forwarding agent...
Ticket insertion: load information for assured forwarding classes
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for providing load information for one or more data streams within a network having a plurality of ingress routers, a...
Error insertion circuit for SONET forward error correction
An OC-192 front-end application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) de-interleaves an OC-192 signal to create four OC-48 signals, and decodes error-correction...
Port-bundle host-key mechanism
This invention provides for an apparatus and method to associate a subscriber with one of many port bundles in an aggregation device. The method reserves one of...
Multiple layer information object repository
Techniques for relating data stored in one or more storage systems for an enterprise include managing information chunks in one or more storage systems. Each...
Virtual loop carrier system with network clock recovery
A loop carrier system includes a home local area network having plural telephone modules and a hub coupled to in-home telephone wiring. The telephone modules and...
Per user and network routing tables
A gateway is provided which routes a packet sent from a user to a connected network utilizing a per-user routing table. This is accomplished by extracting a...
Method and apparatus for a rearrangeably non-blocking switching matrix
A switching apparatus is disclosed that employs a relatively simple and inexpensive switching matrix, but which avoids interruption of existing connections when...
Methods and apparatus for implementing a proxy mobile node in a wireless
local area network
Methods and apparatus for enabling mobility of a node that does not support Mobile IP include sending a node attachment message from an access point to a Foreign...
System and method for inheriting memory management policies in a data
An operating system architecture and method which provides for transparent inheritance of memory management policies in data processing systems and enhanced...
Supporting multiple point-to-point sessions between network devices on an
Data related to multiple point-to-point sessions is transmitted on a single virtual circuit of a ATM based network. In an embodiment implemented in accordance...
Wide area load balancing of web traffic
Methods and apparatus are described for intelligently for intelligently routing a request to a device (e.g., replica or server). A packet is received (e.g., by...
Dynamic behavioral queue classification and weighting
The present invention defines a method and apparatus to extend class-based queuing (CBQ) with multiple "behavioral" queues per class, to include a dynamic...
System and method for processing a request for information in a network
An information service provider network includes a content gateway to process requests for information from a client terminal. The content gateway includes a...