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US-6,898,211 Scheme for maintaining synchronization in an inherently asynchronous system
A synchronization state for a local clock generating circuit of a first of a number of components of a distributed system is maintained according to a number of...
US-6,898,198 Selecting the data rate of a wireless network link according to a measure of error vector magnitude
An apparatus in a node of a wireless network for setting the data rate for sending data to a remote node, and a method for setting the data rate. The method...
US-6,898,189 Restartable spanning tree for high availability network systems
A method and apparatus for continuing the operation of a spanning tree protocol at a network device despite crashes or failures at that device. A supervisor card...
US-6,898,186 Modem pass through for remote testing
A lab network access server is disclosed in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention. The lab network access server is coupled to a customer...
US-6,898,183 Method of determining a data link path in a managed network
A mechanism for determining a data link path in a managed network between a source device and a destination device is disclosed. To determine the data link path,...
US-6,895,481 System and method for decrementing a reference count in a multicast environment
A method for decrementing a reference count in a multicast environment is provided that includes receiving an access request for a particle stored in a memory...
US-6,895,461 Method and apparatus for accessing remote storage using SCSI and an IP network
A storage router and method for creating a first session to a first information-handling system on a first network supporting IP packets, the network having a...
US-6,895,440 Network component performance testing
A method and system for testing. In one embodiment, the method includes but is not limited to coupling one or more modified frame relay sub-interface entities...
US-6,895,434 Sharing of NAS information between PoPs
A method for handling access requests at multiple PoPs using the sharing of NAS information between the PoPs, enabling each PoP to maintain its own, independent,...
US-6,895,433 HTTP redirection of configuration data for network devices
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more expansion devices....
US-6,895,043 Method and apparatus for measuring quality of upstream signal transmission of a cable modem
A media access control (MAC) unit in a CMTS assigns a normal time slot to a cable modem being tested for its upstream transmission quality. An FFT generator or...
US-6,895,041 Digital subscriber line power reduction
A communications system includes an xDSL communications device coupled to customer premises equipment via an xDSL link. The communications device trains the...
US-6,895,013 Coherent access to and update of configuration information in multiprocessor environment
A database management and indexing technique provides coherent access to and update of dynamic configuration information stored in a database associated with a...
US-6,894,981 Method and apparatus for transparently proxying a connection
A system and method are disclosed for transparently proxying a connection to a protected machine. The method includes monitoring a communication packet on a...
US-6,894,220 Methods and apparatus for grounding a circuit board
A grounding member support forms an interference or friction fit with an opening defined by a circuit board. A compliant, electrically conductive grounding...
US-6,892,285 System and method for operating a packet buffer
A technique for implementing a novel high-speed high-density packet buffer utilizing a combination of high-speed and low-speed memory devices. The novel packet...
US-6,892,256 Automated system for storing revision information from slave programmable devices in a master programmable device
A method and system for automatically updating the revision level of programmable devices is disclosed. In one aspect, the system may comprise a master...
US-6,892,237 Method and apparatus for high-speed parsing of network messages
A programmable pattern matching engine efficiently parses the contents of network messages for regular expressions and executes pre-defined actions or treatments...
US-6,891,932 System and methodology for voice activated access to multiple data sources and voice repositories in a single...
A system and method and computer program for seamlessly accessing multiple data sources and voice repositories using voice commands in a single phone call...
US-6,891,858 Dynamic modulation of modulation profiles for communication channels in an access network
A technique is disclosed for facilitating communications between a network node and a Head End of an access network. The access network includes a plurality of...
US-6,891,854 System and method for transporting a compressed video and data bit stream over a communication channel
Digitally compressed video/audio bit streams, when transmitted over digital communication channels such as digital subscriber loop (DSL) access networks, ATM...
US-6,891,839 Distributing packets among multiple tiers of network appliances
A network is disclosed that includes a first tier of forwarding agents connected to a first tier of network devices. A second tier of forwarding agents is...
US-6,891,832 Adaptive fragmentation techniques implemented on a data network
At least one technique is disclosed for improving the efficiency of fragmentation techniques currently implemented in conventional data networks. According to a...
US-6,891,798 Estimating equivalent bandwidth capacity for a network transport device using on-line measurements
A method and apparatus are described for determining an equivalent capacity of a transport device in a network switch for a traffic data stream. A data collector...
US-6,891,794 System and method for bandwidth protection in a packet network
A system and method for protecting a connection-oriented network by maintaining guaranteed bandwidth and quality of service for each connection of the network....
US-D504,897 Network device bezel
US-6,889,375 Method and system for application development
A system for application development is disclosed. The system includes programming entities, which include a workflow and a container. A contract specifies an...
US-6,889,278 Method and apparatus for fast acknowledgement and efficient servicing of interrupt sources coupled to high...
A system and technique provides fast acknowledgement and servicing of interrupt sources coupled to a high latency path of an intermediate node of a computer...
US-6,889,181 Network flow switching and flow data export
The invention provides a method and system for switching in networks responsive to message flow patterns. A message "flow" is defined to comprise a set of...
US-6,888,937 Managing processes of a network component
A system for managing a network component of a communication network is disclosed. A process manager manages processes of a network component. A process...
US-6,888,935 Speak-louder signaling system for conference calls
A method for alerting a participant in a conference call that the participant is speaking with insufficient volume is disclosed. The method includes determining...
US-6,888,899 Spatio-temporal processing for communication
A space-time signal processing system with advantageously reduced complexity. The system may take advantage of multiple transmitter antenna elements and/or...
US-6,888,883 Method and apparatus for reducing noise leakage from a cable modem
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for reducing noise leakage on the upstream channel from a cable modem. Noise leakage from cable modems, such as from a...
US-6,888,824 Random early detection (RED) algorithm using marked segments to detect congestion in a computer network
The invention is to use the ability of a switching fabric to set a congestion indicator bit in a segment if any queue through which the segment passes is filled...
US-6,888,808 System and method for providing transparency in delivering private network features
A method is provided that includes receiving a request from a communication device to establish a communication session with a mobile station, the mobile station...
US-6,888,801 Devices, software and methods for determining a quality of service for a VoIP connection
Devices, software and methods are provided for determining a quality of service for a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) connection. A round trip time of...
US-6,888,413 Frequency synthesizer using a VCO having a controllable operating point, and calibration and tuning thereof
A frequency synthesizer, a calibrator thereof, and an operating controller thereof are described. The synthesizer comprises a main charge pump that drives a...
US-6,886,118 Apparatus and method for filtering IP packets
The method can be implemented on a processor executing software instructions stored in memory. In one embodiment of the invention, the method includes receiving...
US-6,886,040 Codec-independent technique for modulating bandwidth in packet network
The size of packet payloads are varied according to the amount of congestion in a packet network. More data is put in packet payloads when more congestion exits...
US-6,885,999 Digital identifiers and digital identifier control systems for intellectual properties
A method and system thereof for controlling intellectual properties in an intellectual property management system. A unique digital identifier is assigned to...
US-6,885,978 Auto-determination of DTE/DCE connection
An auto-determination technique detects whether a DTE or DCE is connected to an RS232 port. The port is then automatically configured to interface with the...
US-6,885,667 Redirection to a virtual router
Methods and apparatus for sending a redirect packet to a host by a first router that supports a virtual router protocol are disclosed. Specifically, the redirect...
US-6,885,642 Method and apparatus for estimating delay and jitter between network routers coupled to background network
A delay measurement technique according to an embodiment according to the present invention is based on the precept, ascertained by the inventors, that a link...
US-D504,437 Network device bezel
US-6,883,034 Method of resolving conflicts in access control lists in router by comparing elements in the lists based on...
Methods are described for analyzing access list subsumption in routing devices of a computer network and for identifying computer network integrity violations,...
US-6,883,028 Apparatus and method for performing traffic redirection in a distributed system using a portion metric
A method and system for distributing a service request among a plurality of servers is disclosed. A portion metric is assigned to each one of the plurality of...
US-6,883,015 Apparatus and method for providing server state and attribute management for multiple-threaded voice enabled...
An application server generates and maintains a server-side data record, also referred to as a "brownie", that includes application state information and user...
US-6,883,012 Linear-to-log converter for power estimation in a wireless data network receiver
A converter to convert an N-bit input in a linear scale to an M-bit output in a logarithmic scale. The converter includes a set of K subrange converters each...
US-6,882,869 Device, methods, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text
The present invention includes a device, method, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text. In one form, a method for providing...
US-6,882,654 Packet data analysis with efficient buffering scheme
Disclosed is an apparatus employing an efficient buffering scheme for analyzing the Layer 7 content in packet data sent from a first node to a second node within...
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