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US-6,832,261 Method and apparatus for distributed resequencing and reassembly of subdivided packets
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributed resequencing and distributed reassembly of large packets split into smaller packets with each packet...
US-6,832,253 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...
US-6,832,252 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...
US-6,831,959 Method and system for switching between multiple clock signals in digital circuit
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...
US-6,831,923 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...
US-6,831,917 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...
US-6,831,898 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....
US-6,831,842 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...
US-6,830,464 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...
US-6,829,336 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...
US-6,829,244 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...
US-6,829,242 Method and apparatus for associating PVC identifiers with domain names of home gateways
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...
US-6,829,224 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....
US-6,829,217 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...
US-6,829,214 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...
US-6,826,708 Method and system for logging debugging information for communication connections
A method and system for logging debugging information for a communication connection includes receiving a user initiated signal indicating a problem with a...
US-6,826,600 Methods and apparatus for managing objects in a client-server computing system environment
Mechanisms and techniques allow computer systems to create and exchange uniquely identified shared objects. Using this invention, a client computer system can...
US-6,826,599 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...
US-6,826,196 Method and apparatus to allow connection establishment over diverse link types
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...
US-6,826,187 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...
US-6,826,186 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...
US-6,826,159 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...
US-6,823,051 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...
US-6,823,029 System for managing signals in different clock domains and a programmable digital filter
A synchronizer circuit manages signals in different clock domains by generating clock pulses synchronized with a system clock. The clock pulses are generated at...
US-6,822,960 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...
US-6,822,940 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...
US-6,820,210 System and method for fault recovery for a two line bi-directional ring network
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...
US-6,820,134 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...
US-6,820,123 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...
US-6,819,754 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...
US-6,819,679 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:...
US-6,817,890 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...
US-6,816,973 Method and system for adaptive network security using intelligent packet analysis
A method and system for adaptive network security using intelligent packet analysis are provided. The method comprises monitoring network data traffic. The...
US-6,816,901 Proxy 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...
US-6,816,626 Bandwidth conserving near-end picture-in-picture videotelephony
A method, system and article of manufacturer is provided to improve the quality of service and image display in videotelephony systems by combining digital...
US-6,816,546 MAC protocol employing multiple data rates
Method and apparatus for combining high data rate traffic and low data rate traffic on a common transmission medium while maximizing efficient use of available...
US-6,816,492 Resequencing packets at output ports without errors using packet timestamps and timestamp floors
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for propagating timestamp floors throughout a packet switching system and using the timestamp floors received at a first...
US-6,816,489 Efficient method for packet switching on asynchronous transfer mode switch based platforms
An apparatus and method of using same for associating a tag with each packet in an ATM switch to eliminate the need for an OVC table, thus saving both egress...
US-6,816,483 Switched virtual circuit call processing/routing system
A method for operating a switched virtual circuit call processing/routing system, and a computer readable medium containing a call processing/routing program for...
US-6,813,737 Short circuited capacitor detection in AC coupled links using boundary scan test methodology
A boundary scan cell of a driving integrated circuit transmits an AC signal to a boundary scan cell of a receiving integrated circuit. Both integrated circuits...
US-6,813,707 Enhancing instruction execution using built-in macros
An instruction execution system using an "on-chip" ROM device to store one or more frequently used MACROs. A MACRO CALL instruction is used to redirect an...
US-6,813,507 Unified messaging system having short message service command processor
A unified communications system includes an SMS command processor configured for executing prescribed messaging operations based on reception of an SMS message...
US-6,813,340 Ringing SLIC fault handling
A line card or other telephone or communications interface provided with a ringing SLIC outputs relatively high voltage, such as in excess of about 90 volts,...
US-6,813,274 Network switch and method for data switching using a crossbar switch fabric with output port groups operating...
A network switch and a method for data switching using a crossbar switch fabric with output port groups operating concurrently and independently that increases...
US-6,813,250 Shared spanning tree protocol
A shared spanning tree protocol (SSTP) creates a plurality of spanning trees (i.e., loop-free paths) which are shared among one or more virtual local area...
US-6,813,243 High-speed hardware implementation of red congestion control algorithm
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network. The...
US-6,810,042 Method of queuing traffic to many destinations covering a wide range of transmission speeds while minimizing...
A method and apparatus is described that provides queuing traffic to many destinations covering a wide range of communication interface speeds while minimizing...
US-6,810,040 Method and apparatus for configuring network devices
A method and apparatus retrieves and stores configuration information for network endpoint devices from other devices in the network, such as a switch adjacent...
US-6,810,016 Trunking alarm aggregation method and apparatus
In a telephony voice network having at least two connectable endpoint nodes with a trunk therebetween and a trunking alarm associated with each endpoint node, an...
US-6,809,258 Apparatus for cable routing management
An apparatus for managing the routing of a cable intercoupling two components in an installation is disclosed. The apparatus has a drawer for storing a portion...
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