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US-6,714,644 Ringing scheduling for FXS ports on platforms with limited power supply
An apparatus and method for supporting enhanced ring scheduling for devices on platforms with limited power supply while seeking to preserve caller ID ...
US-6,714,563 Network clock synchronization scheme
A clock distribution tree for a digital network is automatically established through the use of spanning tree computations at nodes of the network. The...
US-6,714,541 Method and apparatus for encoding bridging/switching information within a routing information filed in a token...
A technique increases the efficiency of functions performed by an intermediate device of a computer network by encoding a portion of a routing information field...
US-6,714,416 Mechanisms and techniques for fastening a heat sink to a circuit board component
A heat sink apparatus includes a heat sink having a plurality of circuit board component contact portions and a plurality of fin portions extending from the...
US-6,711,740 Generic code book compression for XML based application programming interfaces
A synthetic code book document type definition (DTD) is generated that identifies selected compression codes, based on specifying code-book extensible markup...
US-6,711,618 Apparatus and method for providing server state and attribute management for voice enabled web applications
A unified web-based voice messaging system provides voice application control between a web browser and an application server via an hypertext transport protocol...
US-6,711,257 Telephone indicator system and method
A telephone indicator system includes a telephone having a base and a handset. The telephone includes a cradle disposed on the base configured to receive the...
US-6,711,178 Enhanced claw packing protocol
An enhanced CLAW protocol supports the transfer of multiple data types from different sockets/sessions within a single channel operation between a host mainframe...
US-6,708,330 Performance improvement of critical code execution
Portions of code containing critical code routines are identified and labeled, then compiled into Dynamic Link Libraries ("DLLs") and linked such that the...
US-6,708,324 Extensible automated testing software
Extensible automated testing software provides reliability, user extendibility, scalability, and multiple simultaneous testing support through the use:of modules...
US-6,708,258 Computer system for eliminating memory read-modify-write operations during packet transfers
A computer system stores packet data and reduces the number of Read-Modify-Write (RMW) operations. An attribute is configured to specify a mode of operation that...
US-6,708,001 Method and apparatus for transmitting an internet protocol (IP) packet within a fiber optic network
An embodiment includes an optical source, an optical receiver, and an interconnecting optical fiber. A data sequence is received and encoded or formatted as an...
US-6,707,914 System and method for encrypting information within a communications network
Within a communications system, first and second end stations coupled to a network participate in a communications session with one another using the network....
US-6,707,856 Transmission of system configuration information
Systems and methods for transmitting configuration information in an OFDM communication system. In one embodiment, within a frequency domain burst certain...
US-6,707,821 Time-sensitive-packet jitter and latency minimization on a shared data link
A system and method are disclosed for interleaving time-critical packets and lower-priority packets onto a common data link. A packet arrival prediction...
US-6,707,815 Minimum bandwidth guarantee for input-buffered packet switch
A method and system for use in data communications. The method and system substantially ensure that actual data transmission per unit time from at least one...
US-6,707,792 Overload reduction in a communication system
A method and apparatus for reducing overload conditions of a node of communication system is disclosed. One or more pairs of predefined upper and lower overload...
US-6,707,656 Over-voltage protection against periodic disturbances
An over-voltage protection module protects communications equipment against voltage surges, including periodic voltage disturbances. The protection module...
US-6,704,883 Event-enabled distributed testing system
A distributed computer network testing system includes a test controller and at least one test agent. One or more test agents are configured with interpreters...
US-6,704,866 Compression and encryption protocol for controlling data flow in a network
Process for controlling frames transporting data from a transmitting Terminal (DTE 1) to at least a receiving Terminal (DTE 2) through a plurality of consecutive...
US-6,704,795 Technique for reducing consumption of router resources after BGP restart
A technique reduces consumption of resources on behalf of a router and its neighboring routers by deferring the point at which the router renders a route...
US-6,704,780 Efficient representation of system network management object identifiers
Systems and methods for efficient storage of network management object identifiers are provided. Object identifiers such as SNMP MIB object identifiers are...
US-6,704,752 Method and system for executing, tracking and restoring temporary router configuration change using a...
A method and system for transacting routing device configurations using a centralized information provider or database system. The invention receives...
US-6,704,571 Reducing data loss during cell handoffs
In a wireless communications system, mobile units establish data communications sessions using wireless links having negotiated transmission parameters. To...
US-6,704,406 Automated route plan generation
A communication system includes a tenant with multiple physical locations that include a number of packet enabled telecommunications devices managed by one or...
US-6,704,351 Method and system for training a modem
A method for training a modem includes selecting a transmission rate from one of a plurality of bauds, each baud identifying at least one transmission rate. The...
US-6,704,318 Switched token ring over ISL (TR-ISL) network
A technique efficiently transports token ring (TR) frames over trunks interconnecting switches of a distributed TR bridge. The TR bridge is characterized by a...
US-6,704,308 Apparatus and method for processing signals in a plurality of digital signal processors
An apparatus and method for data processing in a flexible multiple-DSP architecture that can be readily adapted to changing customer demands and changes in DSP...
US-6,704,278 Stateful failover of service managers
A system and method are disclosed for providing a fault tolerant network service. A packet is received that corresponds to a flow from a forwarding agent at a...
US-6,703,875 Device for emulating phase-locked loop and method for same
The device has a correction table for storing a digital pattern describing how a frequency of a signal is to be altered. The device also has first logic for...
US-6,702,475 Release system for optical connectors
A system for releasing an optical connector adapter from an optical connector is disclosed. The adapter has a longitudinal opening extending therethrough and is...
US-6,701,448 Establishing and maintaining master and standby LAN emulation server connections to provide a fault tolerant ELAN
A system and method are disclosed for transferring an enhanced LAN Emulation Client from a first LAN Emulation Server to a second LAN Emulation Server. The...
US-6,701,443 Methods and apparatus for discovering a powerability condition of a computer network
The invention is directed to techniques for discovering a powerability condition of a computer network such as the existence of a remotely powerable device...
US-6,701,379 Method and apparatus for identifying a networked client modem
A method and apparatus for identifying one or more characteristics of a networked device, such as a client modem, is disclosed. Values of one or more components...
US-6,701,368 Providing a stream of data to a browser to update properties on a page
A mechanism for supplying a stream of data to a browser is provided. The browser periodically refreshes a frame document, transmitting a request for the frame...
US-6,700,891 Apparatus and method for providing a device level security mechanism in a network
A method and apparatus for filtering a packet in a network is disclosed. The packet includes a packet header and packet data. The packet is intercepted. It is...
US-6,700,890 Method and apparatus for configuring permanent virtual connection (PVC) information stored on 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-6,700,872 Method and system for testing a utopia network element
A method for testing a network element includes receiving from a network element into a buffer (40) a first clock signal (25) of the network element. The method...
US-6,700,498 System and method for determining the environmental configuration of telecommunications equipment
A system and method determines the environmental configuration of telecommunications equipment having interchangeable components to provide an alarm if an...
US-6,698,091 Method and apparatus for coupling circuit boards
A method and circuit board assembly provide a zero interconnection height in a board-to-board interconnect while maintaining efficient space allocation for...
US-6,698,015 Apparatus and method for improving performance of critical code execution
Critical code routines are identified, separated from other routines, and compiled into a set of one or more critical dynamic link libraries ("DLLs"). These are...
US-6,697,964 HTTP-based load generator for testing an application server configured for dynamically generating web pages for...
A testing system for an application server configured for providing a unified web-based voice messaging system using voice application control between a web...
US-6,697,943 Use of cyclic redundancy checking for segregating control traffic
A method of modifying the error detection code (EDC) generation and verification logic at both ends of a communications link in a data communications device or...
US-6,697,872 Distributed packet processing using encapsulation and decapsulation chains
A method for processing packets includes specifying a primary chain of function elements on a primary processor and specifying a secondary chain of function...
US-6,697,856 Healing of incomplete circuits in networks
A network management system (114) automatically heals incomplete circuits through a network element (120C) in response to a network manager's command to heal...
US-6,697,382 Distributing and synchronizing a representation of time between components of a packet switching system
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for distributing and synchronizing a global time among components of a packet switching system. A global time is kept by a...
US-6,697,378 Method and apparatus for class based transmission control of data connections based on real-time external...
A system of wireless network with capabilities of transporting data packets, wherein the data transmission activity of each data connection is determined using...
US-6,697,360 Method and apparatus for auto-configuring layer three intermediate computer network devices
A method and apparatus for auto-configuring layer 3 intermediate devices in computer networks by extending the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). The...
US-6,697,193 Shared variable gain amplifier for WDM channel equalization
An amplification architecture for WDM receiver systems. The WDM channel grid is divided into groups of adjacent channels. A separate optical amplifier is...
US-6,695,486 Angled fiber optic connector
A fiber optic connector module is presented that has one or more male fiber optic connectors on one end of an angled molded body and a corresponding number of...
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