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Dynamic multi-path forwarding for shared-media communication networks
In one embodiment, a quality of one or more links of a particular node in a communication network may be determined, and then whether the quality of the one or...
Distributed media access controller transmitting network coded cells via
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, by an apparatus, a Media Access Control (MAC) frame destined for a destination device; dividing, by the...
Load sharing and redundancy scheme
Methods and apparatus for providing a device for forwarding packets in a network are disclosed. A first router and a second router having a shared set of...
Path-ping and ECMP-traceroute for IPv6 overlay virtualized networks
In one embodiment, an ingress network virtualization edge (NVE) in a computer network generates an echo packet, and sets an indication in the echo packet that...
System and method for a service metering framework in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment executed at a service metering framework (SMF) engine including a processor, and includes interfacing, by an...
Allocating computing resources based upon geographic movement
Embodiments described herein use APIs on network devices in a SDN enabled network to monitor the network traffic flowing through the network devices and...
Resource management tools to create network containers and virtual machine
Provisioning of network containers provided as part of a cloud computing service. A network container defines a logical network topology to be hosted on a...
Sensor data transport and consolidation within communication nodes in a
In one embodiment, sensor data is transported in a network to a rendezvous point network node, which consolidates the information into a consolidated result...
System for latency reduction in high frequency trading networks
A system includes an optical splitter that may receive an optical signal containing trading information from over an exchange network. The optical splitter may...
Indexing sensor data
In particular embodiments, a method includes, from an indexer in a sensor network, accessing a set of sensor data that includes sensor data aggregated together...
Intelligent memory interface
Many computer processing tasks require large numbers of memory intensive operations to be performed very rapidly. For example, computer network requires that...
Coupling light from a waveguide array to single mode fiber array
Techniques for coupling light from a waveguide array to a single mode fiber array are described. In an embodiment, lateral misalignment of an array of focusing...
Coupling light from an external source to a waveguide using a multi-step
An optical device may include a waveguide converter that couples an external light-carrying medium to a waveguide embedded within the optical device. In one...
Photonic integration platform
A SOI device may include a waveguide adapter that couples light between an external light source--e.g., a fiber optic cable or laser--and a silicon waveguide on...
Video conference endpoint microphone
Video encoder/decoder, method and computer program product that process
tiles of video data
A video decoder, method and computer program product allow for processing of a video frame encoded in rectangular tiles. An interface receives a bit stream in...
System and method for optimizing publication of operating states
A system and method for optimizing publication operating states includes sending a first publication message to provide an operating state of a mobile unit. The...
Software defined networking for storage area networks
An example method for facilitating software defined networking for storage area networks is provided and includes dividing a control plane of a storage area...
Mechanism for compacting shared content in collaborative computing
In an example embodiment disclosed herein, there is described methods and a system for sharing of content in collaborative computing sessions. The methods and...
Integrated signaling between mobile data networks and enterprise networks
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a request from a first network element associated with a first network for establishing a first...
Dynamic and adaptive traffic scanning
Systems and methods are provided that enable probabilistic application of data traffic scanning in an effort to catch malicious software or code being carried...
Managing address validation states in switches snooping IPv6
In one embodiment, a particular device (e.g., switch) receives a neighbor discovery (ND) message from a non-trusted non-switch device, the ND message having an...
Quality of service for SIP-based data
A method and system for providing Quality of Service (QoS) for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based signaling and traffic are disclosed. The method can...
Dynamic communication link scaling
Traffic between a first device and a second device across a plurality of communication lanes of a communication link is stalled. A first device side of the...
Congestion control using congestion prefix information in a named data
An example method for congestion control using congestion prefix information in a Named Data Networking (NDN) environment is provided and includes sensing, at a...
Apparatus and method for applying network policy at virtual interfaces
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for applying network policy to communications originating at operating system virtual interfaces. In an example embodiment,...
Host route convergence based on sequence values
In an example embodiment, a method is provided that assigns a sequence value to a host. The host is identified by a host network layer address. After the...
Diverse paths using a single source route in computer networks
In one embodiment, a source device determines a source route from itself to a destination device in a computer network, and forwards a first packet on the...
Controlling distribution and routing from messaging protocol
An apparatus can include a connection manager adapter that is configured to maintain presence for each of the plurality of non-IP endpoints in an IP messaging...
Synchronization of traffic multiplexing in link aggregation
Synchronization of traffic multiplexing in link aggregation is described. In an embodiment, a first link aggregator and a second link aggregator are associated...
Service node using services applied by an application node
Packets are encapsulated and sent from a service node to an application node for applying one or more Layer-4 to Layer-7 services to the packets, with...
Session layer for monitoring utility application traffic
Techniques are provided to facilitate monitoring of utility application traffic streams. At a network device that routes utility application traffic for utility...
Method and system to identify a network device associated with poor QoS
A method and apparatus to analyze real-time data transmissions across a network is described. The method may comprise transmitting a sample data stream between...
BGP slow peer detection
In one embodiment, a router selects a particular peer from an original update group used with an Exterior Gateway Protocol (EGP) such as Border Gateway Protocol...
Endpoint initiation of multipart conferences
A method establishes a conference through a Multipoint Control Unit, MCU. The method includes pre-assigning and storing in the MCU one or more conference...
Cascaded communication of serialized data streams through devices and
their resulting operation
In one embodiment, an apparatus cascades groups of serialized data streams through devices, and performs operations based on information communicated therein. A...
Sub-sampled carrier phase recovery
Presented herein are sub-sampled carrier phase recovery techniques. In accordance with one example, a plurality of consecutive symbols associated with a...
Systems and methods for providing a seamless electrical signal between
In an embodiment, an apparatus (e.g., for selectively contacting a plurality of electrical contacts on a printed circuit board (PCB)), comprises a support...
Network infrastructure validation of network management frames
A detection-based defense to a wireless network. Elements of the infrastructure, e.g., access points or scanning-only access points, detect intruders by...
Receiving and processing multiple video streams associated with a video
Methods and systems for the efficient and non-redundant transmission of a single video program in multiple frame rates, optionally employing a combination of...
Enriched digital photographs
A method for enriching digital photographs, the method comprising: receiving a digital photograph and video data captured before a time at which the digital...
Apparatus and methods for handling network file operations over a fibre
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for facilitating transmission of file access type messages over a Fiber Channel (FC) network. In one embodiment, at a file...
Secure network deployment
In one embodiment, a Manufacturer Installed Certificate (MIC) and a personal identification number are sent to a call controller to request a configuration...
Public key cryptography with reduced computational load
A cryptographic method, comprising receiving a public key belonging to a message recipient having a private key corresponding to the public key, selecting a...
Proxy address resolution protocol on a controller device
Techniques are presented herein for reducing network congestion in data center environments. A controller device in a network receives a registration request...
System and method for utilization of a segmentation identification to
support transmission of data to a...
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving, at a receiving node, a packet that comprises information indicative of an internet protocol address...
Dynamic enabling of routing devices in shared-media communication networks
In one embodiment, a non-repeated reachability probe is transmitted from a particular node into a shared-media network, where nodes that receive the probe are...
Abstract representation and provisioning of network services
A network management device connects to a device on the network, receives a trigger for an operation command, supplies to the device a command line interface...
Method and system to calculate multiple shortest path first trees
An example method is provided in accordance with one embodiment and includes identifying distances for a sub-tree of a leaf node of a plurality of leaf nodes in...
Identifying media network flows that use dynamic codec identifications
Techniques for identifying media network flows that use dynamic codec identifications are described. In an embodiment, network flow information for a network...