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Laser frequency control using dithered control signal
A dithering signal is superimposed on a laser frequency control signal. In this way, laser frequency control may be achieved by employing measurements from a...
Local multipoint distribution service base station apparatus
A local multipoint distribution service base station apparatus for sending and receiving communication signals to and from subscribers includes a base unit...
System and method for distributing multicasts in virtual local area
The invention relates to a system and method for efficiently distributing multicast messages within computer networks configured to have one or more virtual...
Method and apparatus for maintaining consistent per-hop forwarding behavior
in a network using network-wide...
A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium configured for maintaining consistent per-hop packet forwarding behavior among a plurality of network devices...
Method and apparatus providing dial on demand scaling
A method and apparatus providing improved service in IP networks requiring switch circuit connections by allowing many local systems to establish a switched...
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Architecture for a processor complex of an arrayed pipelined processing
A processor complex architecture facilitates accurate passing of transient data among processor complex stages of a pipelined processing engine. The processor...
Devices, software and methods are provided for encoding voice data to conceal packet loss in Voice over Internet Protocol applications. The voice data of each...
Automatic digital scaling for digital communication systems
Improved receiver automatic gain control for OFDM-based communication systems is provided, thus realizing the full potential of OFDM systems to handle rapid...
Distributed, rule based packet redirection
A forwarding agent is implemented on a router. The forwarding agent receives instructions from a service manager for redirecting packets that match the...
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Normalized transaction processing for search engine
An apparatus and method for transaction processing for a search transaction is disclosed. Search queries from users are received by an intermediate computing...
Link discovery and verification procedure using loopback
Systems and methods for link discovery and verification technique that minimize the need for line termination resources that generate and interpret packets. Of...
Synchronization and alignment of multiple variable length cell streams
A novel and useful mechanism of synchronizing and aligning a plurality of data streams. The invention comprises a plurality of sync machines and an alignment...
Crosstalk reduction in a PWB connector footprint
A modified connector footprint on a PWB includes a row of ground vias disposed outside a standard connector footprint that do not mate to pins in the connector....
Clock synchronization and fault protection for a telecommunications device
In one embodiment, a telecommunications device includes a synchronization bus and a controller coupled to the bus that generates a system clock signal according...
Apparatus and technique for maintaining order among requests directed to a
same address on an external bus of...
An apparatus and technique off-loads responsibility for maintaining order among requests directed to a same address on a split transaction bus from a processor...
Methods and apparatus for moving data elements within a data communications
The invention is directed to techniques for moving data elements within a data communications device which prioritizes handling transmit interrupts over handling...
Method and apparatus for distributed resequencing and reassembly of
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributed resequencing and distributed reassembly of large packets split into smaller packets with each packet...
Proximity as an aid to caching and secondary serving of data
A proximity-based content control method "propagates" or positions content based upon "proximity" between various nodes on a network. The nodes between which the...
Methods and apparatus for caching network data traffic
Methods and apparatus for facilitating data transmission in a network are described. A first data request is received at a first intermediate platform, the first...
Method and system for switching between multiple clock signals in digital
A method for switching between multiple clock signals in a digital circuit is provided that includes providing to a clock selector at least three distinct clock...
Pipelined multiple issue packet switch
A pipelined multiple issue architecture for a link layer or protocol layer packet switch, which processes packets independently and asynchronously, but reorders...
Network address translation for multicast virtual sourcing
A method for using network address translation in switches and routers to define a virtual host as the source of a multicast channel within a single-source...
Multiple packet paths to improve reliability in an IP network
The invention replicates a packet requiring high availability and transmits it from two or more ports of a switch, for example a wiring closet Layer 2 switch....
Electronic system fire containment and suppression
An electronic system fire containment and suppression apparatus that can include but is not limited to at least one PCB-localized fire containment and...
Methods and apparatus for holding a module to a connector
A technique connects a module to a connector. The technique involves inserting the module into a connector base of the connector, and moving a first connector...
System and method for active filtering in a telecommunications network
A filtering device (50) for active filtering at a customer premises includes an input interface that receives telephone signals and digital data signals...
Mechanism for modem pass-through with non-synchronized gateway clocks
A method for compensating for asynchronous clock sources is presented. A buffer is provided for storing frames received from a packet network. The buffer having...
Method and apparatus for associating PVC identifiers with domain names of
A method and apparatus associates a domain name of a home gateway with one or more PVCs. After the PVC is established, a tunneling protocol is used to request...
Method and apparatus for smoothing the rate of packet discards for random
early detection in an ATM switch
A method and apparatus for smoothing the rate of packet discards for random early detection ("RED") in a communication device such as an ATM switch is described....
Per-flow dynamic buffer management
The present invention provides a per-flow dynamic buffer management scheme for a data communications device. With per-flow dynamic buffer limiting, the header...
Multi-part communications card assembly
A card assembly for insertion in a slot of a communications equipment rack includes a first part and a second part removably coupled to each other. The first...
Method and system for logging debugging information for communication
A method and system for logging debugging information for a communication connection includes receiving a user initiated signal indicating a problem with a...
Methods and apparatus for managing objects in a client-server computing
Mechanisms and techniques allow computer systems to create and exchange uniquely identified shared objects. Using this invention, a client computer system can...
Method and apparatus for optimizing memory use in network caching
Techniques for handling objects in a network cache are described. A cost function value is calculated for each of a plurality of data objects. The cost function...
Method and apparatus to allow connection establishment over diverse link
A data switching system is described to allow arbitrary types of connections to be established over arbitrary link types that include link types that do not...
Interfacing between a physical layer and a bus
A method and apparatus are described for interfacing between a physical layer (PHY) interface and a bus. For the receiver side, a downstream clock signal from a...
Method and apparatus for distributing packets across multiple paths leading
to a destination
According to the invention, methods and apparatus are disclosed for selecting one of multiple of paths between two points over which to route a data item based...
System and method for providing speaker identification in a conference call
A system and method for speaker identification in a conference calling unit. The method identifies the speaker, locates the speaker identifier, transfers the...
Traffic distribution generator
A method for generating and distributing telephonic traffic. The method includes receiving a call profile from a user interface, generating a traffic...
System for managing signals in different clock domains and a programmable
A synchronizer circuit manages signals in different clock domains by generating clock pulses synchronized with a system clock. The clock pulses are generated at...
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch and method
An asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch includes a switch memory having a plurality of discrete queues. A queue is dedicated to a connection in which a...
Method and apparatus for adapting enforcement of network quality of service
policies based on feedback about...
A method and apparatus for adaptively enforcing Quality of Service (QoS) policies for one or more flows of packets in a packet-switched network based on network...
System and method for fault recovery for a two line bi-directional ring
The present invention provides a protection protocol for fault recovery, such as a ring wrap, for a network, such as a two line bi-directional ring network. An...
Optimizing flooding of information in link-state routing protocol
A technique modifies an asynchronous flooding algorithm associated with a link state routing protocol operating within an area of a computer network from a...
Method and apparatus for assigning hot objects to server load balancer
More effective load balancing by a Server Load Balancer may be achieved by implementing extended Server Load Balancing information in a server. The extended...
Generation of communication system control scripts
Techniques are provided for use in generating call routing control scripts. The techniques permit call routing control scripts, initially generated for use in...
Multiprotocol packet framing technique
A method and system for packaging frames or packets encoded in a variety of formats, for example, Frame Relay, Ethernet, ATM, or TCP/IP. The method includes:...
System and method for providing indicators within a connector assembly
A connector assembly includes an enclosure being coupled with a motherboard of a communication device. A printed circuit board having communication circuitry...