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Method and system for multi-PHY addressing
Multi-PHY addressing from source to destination in which n-number of channels or ports are used in a PHY layer device for communication with a link layer device....
Combined universal serial bus adapter and base
Method and apparatus for discovering edge-disjoint shortest path pairs
during shortest path tree computation
A method for identifying and choosing a shortest path segment that has an alternate edge disjoint path segment. While routing Unidirectional Path Switched Ring...
Method and apparatus for scalable process flow load balancing of a
multiplicity of parallel packet processors...
An apparatus for distributing processing loads in a service aware network is provided. The apparatus contains a controller and a plurality of packet processors...
Method and apparatus for checking level of SNMP MIB support by network
A method and apparatus for checking the level of SNMP MIB support by network devices. An input text file indicating the MIB variables and their associated...
Methods and apparatus for obtaining content from a content-originating
device within a computerized network
A technique can be used to obtain content (e.g., a live feed, pre-positioned content, etc.) from a content-originating device (a content source). The technique...
System for characterizing information from an information producer
A system enables a consumer to generate a filtering program based on criteria set forth by a system operator during run time. During system operation, the...
System and method of high-speed transmission and appropriate transmission
Soliton or soliton-like optical pulses with characteristics adapted to propagation in an optical line for RZ type transmission are generated by modulating a...
MPLS device enabling service providers to control service levels in
forwarding of multi-labeled packets
A MPLS device which receives configuration data identifying a group of multi-labeled packets and desired EXP (corresponding to the 3-bit experimental bit field...
Techniques for coupling an object to a circuit board using a surface mount
A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board which defines circuit board pads, a set of surface mount electronic components soldered to a first set of the...
Error vector magnitude selection diversity metric for OFDM
Describe herein is an apparatus for inclusion in a station of a wireless network, and a method implemented in a station of a wireless network. The method...
System and method for managing time sensitive data streams across a
A system and method for managing data streaming data include the capability to receive a plurality of packets, each packet associated with a data connection, at...
Tightly coupled software protocol decode with hardware data encryption
An encryption mechanism tightly-couples hardware data encryption functions with software-based protocol decode processing within a pipelined processor of a...
Phased learning approach to determining closest content serving sites
In order to direct content requests to an appropriate content serving site in a computer network, a phased learning approach is utilized to ensure that, as best...
System and method for interactive communications with an end-user
An apparatus for interactive communications is provided that includes an interactive element, which includes a plurality of keys. One or more of the keys are...
Method and system for transporting synchronous and asynchronous traffic on
a synchronous bus of a...
A synchronous bus for a telecommunications node includes a frame repeating at a defined interval. Each frame includes a plurality of service channels. In at...
Sampling packets for network monitoring
The invention provides a method and system for collecting aggregate information about network traffic, while maintaining processor load relatively constant...
Multiple update frequencies for counters in a multi-level shaping system
Methods and devices for controlling traffic in a multi-level system are described. A first counter associated with a first node in a first level of the system is...
Precision avalanche photodiode current monitor
Precision measurement of optical signal power is provided. In one implementation, a Wilson current mirror senses current through an avalanche photodiode (APD)...
Optimum threshold for FEC transponders
An optical receiver threshold may be optimized in real time based on a forward error correction (FEC) error statistics. A relative number of corrected ones as...
Password protection for high reliability computer systems
A high reliability computer system includes a first processing engine (PE), a first memory and a third memory both accessible by the first PE, a second PE, and a...
Enhanced network services using a subnetwork of communicating processors
A method and system for providing enhanced services for a network. The enhanced services use information about the network which is available to a subnet of...
Method and apparatus for configuring access to a plurality of data
A method is provided to configure access to a plurality of data repositories. The data repositories each provide data objects for applications operated by users....
Apparatus and method for automatic cluster network device address
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more member devices....
Arrangement in a router for generating a route based on a pattern of a
A router (e.g., a home agent for an IPv6 mobile router) is configured for determining a destination router (e.g., the IPv6 mobile router) for a received packet...
Use of precedence bits for quality of service
Certain bits of a packet, such as bits in the IP header of an IP packet, are used to designate the type of service or Quality of Service (QoS) level to be...
Method and apparatus for recovering a call resource from a call session
A method and apparatus for recovering a call resource from a call session are disclosed. A call resource detects if a media stream communicated from a device via...
Virtual loop carrier system with cobra interface for gateway control
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...
Decoding data from multiple sources
Systems and methods for sharing a single decoder among data streams originating with multiple sources. Error correction coding techniques are modified to...
Serial protocol for efficient messaging between host and intelligent
daughtercards over a serial link
A method and apparatus for implementing host management of an intelligent daughtercard utilizes a high-speed serial link and a defined plurality of serial...
End user control of a teleconferencing network through a data network
A user connected to a data network controls a parallel teleconference network by sending requests through the data network. The requests are validated against...
Automatically generating replication topology information for use by a
A method for automatically generating a network topology for a directory service is provided, wherein the topology represents network sites and site links in a...
System and method for communicating using multiple memory banks
A method for communicating data is provided that includes communicating a first set of data from a first channel to a first serial-to-parallel converter and...
Methods and apparatus for cooling a circuit board component using a heat
A circuit board assembly has a circuit board coupled to a support plane and defining a space between the circuit board and the support member. A circuit board...
Delivering voice portal services using an XML voice-enabled web server
An application server, configured for executing an application defined by XML documents for delivering voice portal services, accesses subscriber attributes from...
Self modifying state graphs for quality of service classification
A method and intermediate device for dynamically modifying a stateful inspection of data. In one embodiment, the present invention is comprised of an...
Enabling Cisco legacy power to support IEEE 802.3 AF standard power
An apparatus and method for enabling Cisco legacy power to support IEEE 802.3 AF standard power. A network power system capable of delivering data terminal...
Call management implemented using call routing engine
A call management technique implemented using a call routing engine is described. The technique of the present invention may be used to advantage to implement...
Method of providing network services
A method of providing network services is described. The network includes a number of nodes, each one of which is coupled to at least one other of the nodes by...
Method and apparatus for estimating delay and jitter between many network
routers using measurements between a...
A method and apparatus for determining a network performance metric in a network is described. The network includes a number of network elements and a number of...
Network device bezel label
Reflected interrupt for hardware-based encryption
A router may induce a reflected interrupt to indicate to a processor in the router to execute encryption or decryption commands on packets in an input queue. The...
Methods and apparatus for controlling the transmission of stream data
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that provides stream data to a client by monitoring operation of a stream control protocol such as RTSP associated...
Virtual private data network session count limitation
A data communications network with a plurality of PoPs maintains a local database associated with each PoP and a central database somewhere on the data...
Synchronizing service instructions among forwarding agents using a service
A method of obtaining instructions for routing a packet is described that includes receiving a packet having a packet flow identifier that includes a packet...
Redundant packet selection based on packet content in wireless
A communications system includes a mobile unit and a plurality of base transceiver stations. Each base transceiver receives content from the mobile unit,...
Method and apparatus for identifying a maximum frame size
A method and apparatus negotiates a maximum frame size to be used over a frame relay network. A local maximum frame size is identified by a first endpoint device...
Web-based output writer and editor
A method and system for creating, viewing and editing an electronic document (e.g., a Web page) using a Web-based tool (a Web browser). A user copies a section...
Packet processing using encapsulation and decapsulation chains
A method for processing packets in a router includes specifying operations on packets as chains of processing elements. Each chain is uniquely associated with...
Apparatus and methods for providing an event driven notification over a
network to a telephony device
The invention is directed to techniques for notifying a client device of the occurrence of an event using a web application activated based on an ...