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US-6,741,610 Universal protocol conversion
A scalable, programmable software based application run on a programmed general purpose digital computer is used for interconnecting a plurality of heterogeneous...
US-6,741,592 Private VLANs
The invention uses a layer 2 switch (L2 switch), or bridge, to separate user's message traffic by use of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) defined within the...
US-6,741,591 Search engine interface system and method
A search engine interface system comprising a header analyzer, which is coupled to a search engine interface adaptor that receives from header parser via a...
US-6,741,590 Method and apparatus for managing a subtended communication network
A subtended communication network includes a first node servicing a plurality of first subscribers and having a subtend module and a corresponding first...
US-6,738,862 Block mask ternary CAM
The invention provides a method and system for flexible matching of data in a CAM, that does not use the overhead of one mask bit for each matched value bit. The...
US-6,738,826 Router software upgrade employing redundant processors
Systems and methods for replacing software controlling active routers while minimizing impact on network operation are provided by virtue of one embodiment of...
US-6,738,825 Method and apparatus for automatically provisioning data circuits
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for automatically provisioning data stitching circuits within a network element (NE). Data circuits are...
US-6,738,824 Dial-out link selection via static route redistribution
Dial-out route service is forwarded by a gateway to reduce congestion in a data communication network. The first gateway determines availability of it ports to...
US-6,738,814 Method for blocking denial of service and address spoofing attacks on a private network
A method is provided for blocking attacks on a private network (12). The method is implemented by a routing device (10) interconnecting the private network (12)...
US-6,738,803 Proxy browser providing voice enabled web application audio control for telephony devices
A unified web-based voice messaging system provides voice application control between a proxy browser having a web browser, and an application server via an...
US-6,738,781 Generic command interface for multiple executable routines having character-based command tree
A processor based system includes a parser, configured for identifying whether an input word received from a user is a new command word relative to a...
US-6,738,758 Adaptive bucket indexing mechanism to effectively manage service activation requests
A method for decomposing a service activation request (SAR) into sub-requests for specific network resources and classifying the SAR with an adaptive bucket...
US-6,738,392 Method and apparatus of framing high-speed signals
A method for high-speed signal framing of an incoming bit stream includes receiving the incoming bit stream in a datapath and locating a predetermined framing...
US-6,735,716 Computerized diagnostics and failure recovery
Computerized diagnostic and failure recovery techniques are provided. The techniques of the present invention permit a component object model (COM) server...
US-6,735,657 Method and apparatus for connecting two-wire serial interface and single-wire serial interface with high...
A two-wire interface having a receive wire and a transmit wire is coupled for communication with a single-wire serial interface to provide for relatively...
US-6,735,625 System and method for automatically determining whether a product is compatible with a physical device in a network
A system and method for interfacing with a component located in a network environment is provided. A user in a network environment can connect to a device on the...
US-6,735,548 Method for automated network availability analysis
A method for automated network availability analysis. A network availability analysis system receives a network topology specified by a user. The network...
US-6,735,289 Devices, methods and softwares for telecommunication service provider to receive fax on behalf of subscriber on...
A routing switch made according to the invention is controlled by a Telephone Service Provider ("TSP"). Voice telephone calls of a subscriber with the new...
US-6,735,288 Voice over IP voice mail system configured for placing an outgoing call and returning subscriber to mailbox...
An IP telephony gateway and a voice mail resource enable a voice mail subscriber to place an outgoing call to a destination party from a voice mail session via a...
US-6,735,207 Apparatus and method for reducing queuing memory access cycles using a distributed queue structure
To reduce the number of memory access cycles required to process each data element in a data networking device having one or more queues and a corresponding set...
US-6,735,201 Efficient network multicast switching apparatus and methods
Efficient switched network multicasting techniques are provided. Incoming multicast packets are processed by a central forwarding engine (CFE) in a network...
US-6,735,198 Method and apparatus for updating and synchronizing forwarding tables in a distributed network switch
A mechanism and technique updates and synchronizes forwarding tables contained on line cards that are interconnected by a switch fabric of a distributed network...
US-6,735,197 Concatenation detection across multiple chips
An apparatus and method for detecting concatenation of payload data for an communication circuit is disclosed, wherein the payload data is dispersed over a first...
US-6,735,173 Method and apparatus for accumulating and distributing data items within a packet switching system
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for accumulating and distributing information in a packet switching system. For example, it is desirable in certain packet...
US-6,735,169 Cascading multiple services on a forwarding agent
A system and method are disclosed for providing a plurality of network services. The method includes receiving at a forwarding agent a plurality of matching...
US-6,732,187 Opaque packet handles
Systems and methods for managing packet memory. Various clients in a router need to read from and/or write to the contents of individual packets. In one...
US-6,732,178 Forced network portal
A system manages communications between a user and a network by receiving a user request for access to a network file during a user network connection session...
US-6,732,163 System for selecting the operating frequency of a communication device in a wireless network
A system for automatically selecting communication frequencies for wireless communication devices (e.g., base unit, access point, and controller) being added to...
US-6,731,644 Flexible DMA engine for packet header modification
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network. The...
US-6,731,627 Virtual loop carrier system
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...
US-6,731,425 Modular Raman pump double-multiplexer
Optical amplification bandwidth is improved by providing an economical and practical way of multiplexing together multiple Raman pump energy sources at disparate...
US-6,729,929 Method and apparatus for controlling wireless networks
A communications system extending over a cellular region and formed of a plurality of wireless cells. The communications system extends over a cellular region...
US-6,728,876 Method and apparatus to use non-volatile read/write memory for bootstrap code and processes by relocating write...
A method and apparatus for significantly reducing the number and types of non-volatile memory used on a typical motherboard is disclosed. While there are...
US-6,728,857 Method and system for storing and retrieving data using linked lists
An method for storing and retrieving data in memory includes receiving the address of a first memory location in the data memory storing a first portion of the...
US-6,728,839 Attribute based memory pre-fetching technique
An enhanced prefetching technique enables control of internal activities of a cache memory by a processor without relying on conventional algorithms. The cache...
US-6,728,773 System for controlling and regulating distribution of intellectual properties using internet protocol framework
A method and system thereof for controlling and regulating the distribution of intellectual properties using Internet Protocol and a plurality of controlling...
US-6,728,767 Remote identification of client and DNS proxy IP addresses
A network operator identifies an address of a network element used by a particular client to obtain IP addresses. The client sends a test message to a test URL...
US-6,728,723 Method and system for verifying configuration transactions managed by a centralized database
A method and system for verifying router configuration transactions carried out by a centralized information provider or database system. The centralized...
US-6,728,465 Semi-reconfigurable subband OADM
A partially configurable optical add/drop multiplexer (OADM) is provided. Fixed single channel and wideband tunable fiber Bragg gratings may be used in...
US-6,728,211 Method and apparatus for delaying packets being sent from a component of a packet switching system
Methods and apparatus are also disclosed for responding to received flow control messages indicating a previously congested port is now in a non-congested state....
US-6,728,104 Methods and apparatus for cooling a circuit board component
The heat sink of the present invention includes a device portion, a bend portion, and a support portion that thermally couples the circuit board component to a...
US-6,728,028 Low noise figure optical amplifier for DWDM systems with per sub-band power control
Improved systems and methods for optical amplification of WDM signals are provided. Multiple sub-bands of a WDM signal are amplified in a first common...
US-6,725,411 Iterated soft-decision decoding of block codes
Systems and methods for augmenting the performance of iterative soft decision-in soft decision-out decoding of block codes with extrinsic information based on...
US-6,725,326 Techniques for efficient memory management for longest prefix match problems
Techniques for efficient memory management that enable rapid longest prefix match lookups in memory. In general, the present invention is efficacious wherever...
US-6,725,264 Apparatus and method for redirection of network management messages in a cluster of network devices
A method manages a cluster of network devices each having an intra-cluster identifier. The method includes (a) selecting a plurality of network devices to form a...
US-6,725,218 Computerized database system and method
A computerized database system and method are disclosed. In one aspect of the invention, database records are associated with respective unique identification...
US-6,724,865 Arrangement for measuring response times in a voice response system using a bulk call generator
A bulk call generator is configured for measuring the response time of a telephony-based interactive response system by detecting the presence of prescribed...
US-6,724,862 Method and apparatus for customizing a device based on a frequency response for a hearing-impaired user
A method and apparatus for customizing a device based on a frequency response for a hearing-impaired user are disclosed. The device receives an identifier...
US-6,724,758 Stage specific dilation in multi-stage interconnection networks
Speed-up is implemented only in one or more portions of a network that would otherwise experience contention (i.e. when operated without speed-up). For example,...
US-6,724,757 Configurable network router
A signal router, configured to receive information carried by a first signal and transmit the information on a second signal, is described. The signal router,...
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