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US-6,606,628 File system for nonvolatile memory
A file system for nonvolatile memory media is disclosed, based on the assumptions that the file system structure is flat (i.e., does not contain directories),...
US-6,606,316 Gathering network statistics in a distributed network service environment
A system and method are described for gathering statistics about packets. The method includes determining at a service manager statistics that are to be gathered...
US-6,606,315 Synchronizing service instructions among forwarding agents using a service manager
A method of obtaining instructions for routing a packet is described that includes receiving a packet having a packet flow identifier that includes a packet...
US-6,606,306 System and method for supporting a plurality of media conferences
A device for supporting a plurality of media conferences includes digital signal processors (DSPs) and a system resource management (SRM) module coupled to the...
US-6,606,298 Module firmware recovery
A method and apparatus of the present invention includes a network access server (NAS) for use in a communications system utilized by users of telephone, fax, or...
US-6,604,241 Communicating video information in a network using universal resource locators
A method and apparatus are provided for communicating network information among network devices using protocols based on Universal Resource Locators. In one...
US-6,604,195 Method and apparatus to use non-volatile read/write memory for bootstrap code and processes
A reset pin of a non-volatile read/write memory, which stores boot code, is provided with a reset signal in response to a system reset output by a watchdog timer...
US-6,603,774 Signaling and handling method for proxy transcoding of encoded voice packets in packet telephony applications
Voice packets are redirected in packet telephony applications to a codec proxy system that makes voice endpoints involved in an end-to-end call appear to be...
US-6,603,772 Multicast routing with multicast virtual output queues and shortest queue first allocation
The invention includes a method and apparatus for routing multicast traffic with better performance and reduced Head of Line blocking. This is achieved by means...
US-6,603,769 Method and system for improving traffic operation in an internet environment
A method and system for improving traffic operation in an internet environment by speeding up data packet transfers between a source host attached to a first...
US-6,603,765 Load sharing across flows
The invention provides a system and method for sharing packet traffic load among a plurality of possible paths. Each packet is associated with a flow, and a hash...
US-6,603,756 Hierarchical label switching across multiple OSPF areas
A router has a first interface to receive a packet from an external autonomous system and a second interface to transmit the packet as an outgoing packet to a...
US-6,603,586 System and method supporting optical communications
A system supporting optical communications includes a backplane comprising an optical communication medium. The system also includes a first optical driver...
US-6,601,995 Optical connector with flexible shielding cover
A unitary-construction shielding system obstructs an energy source opening within a connector housing when no connector is present within the housing. The shield...
US-6,601,106 Packet processing using non-sequential encapsulation and decapsulation chains
A method for processing packets in a router includes specifying operations on packets as chains of processing elements. Each chain is uniquely associated with...
US-6,601,065 Method and apparatus for accessing a database through a network
A system (10) includes a client (14, 21) which can communicate through a network (12) and a database layer (29) with any of several databases (31-33). The client...
US-6,600,750 Email to fax processing when no secondary storage is available
An email communication system employed in a packet switching network environment for transmission of an email message including at least one fax message for use...
US-6,600,727 Distributed network repeater system
A repeater, useable for connecting switches in a data communication network, is provided in a distributed and/or modular fashion. The repeater includes a...
US-6,600,724 Routing table structures
A routing table structure for ATM or other networks comprises a shortest path tree architected and organized as a pseudo-spanning tree. The pseudo-spanning tree...
US-6,600,642 Method and apparatus for lightning suppression in a telecommunication printed circuit board
A method for lightning protection in a printed circuit board includes providing a printed circuit board having a plurality of conductors for connecting to a...
US-6,598,183 Software tool for automated diagnosis and resolution of problems of voice, data and VoIP communications networks
A computerized system and method for testing and analyzing problems with communications networks is disclosed. The system computerizes and automates the testing...
US-6,598,081 Method and apparatus for eliminating use of a transfer protocol on a proxied connection
A method for eliminating use of a transfer protocol on a proxied connection includes deriving a client originated packet sequence synchronization factor and a...
US-6,598,057 Method and apparatus for generating configuration files using policy descriptions
A method and apparatus for generating configuration files using policy descriptions is provided. The present invention provides a method of generating a binary...
US-6,597,957 System and method for consolidating and sorting event data
A system for consolidating and sorting event data include a computing platform communicatively coupled to a computer readable medium and a network. The computer...
US-6,597,783 System and method for storing, routing, and tracking digital documents in a call center
Disclosed is a system and method for tracking, routing, and storing a number of digital documents in a call center. An example of an embodiment of the system...
US-6,597,736 Throughput enhanced video communication
Video image communication throughput is enhanced by mapping the video image based on a predetermined color range, creating a color mapped image. A first template...
US-6,597,702 Fast connect option for enforcing symmetric codec capabilities
The object of the invention is a communications system that increases successful call setups, improves resource utilization, and reduces overhead. The...
US-6,597,694 System and method for generating bulk calls and emulating applications
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a router is converted into a bulk call generator which generates packets with Internet protocol (IP)...
US-6,597,663 Technique for handling forwarding transients with link state routing protocol
A detection technique detects inconsistencies in forwarding databases of a router and its neighbor, i.e., a next-hop router, during routing transients in a...
US-6,594,709 Methods and apparatus for transferring data using a device driver
The invention is directed to techniques for transferring data using a device driver that is arranged to prevent improper operation of a non-primary routine...
US-6,594,327 Method and apparatus for interfacing to E1 or T1 networks
An apparatus including a frame buffer memory; a set of frame synchronizers coupled to the frame buffer memory; and, a set of receivers coupled to the buffer...
US-6,594,305 Media access layer ping protocol for diagnosing cable modem links
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are disclosed for performing diagnostic tests of a communication link between a headend and a cable modem without...
US-6,594,280 Method and apparatus for supporting header suppression and multiple microflows in a network
A first packet processing node in a header suppression mode suppresses transmission of one or more packet headers. A second packet processing node receives the...
US-6,594,278 Apparatus for transmitting delay sensitive information over frame relay
A method of transmitting delay sensitive information over Internet Protocol (IP) over Frame Relay including storing the information in an IP packet, storing the...
US-6,594,260 Content routing
Before sending a connection setup packet, a client sends a heads up packet (HUP) toward the server from which the client is requesting data. The HUP contains...
US-6,594,251 Polling for transmission power control
Systems and methods for providing enhanced subscriber unit power control in a point to multipoint communication system are provided. A central access point may...
US-6,594,148 Airflow system
A high efficiency multi-directional airflow system for a telecommunications equipment assembly used for housing electronic apparatuses which facilitate...
US-6,591,374 Method and apparatus for forcing system components to temporarily enter a standby mode of operation during...
In a data processing system that includes redundant elements, a method for protecting system components from transients that arise on a system interconnect...
US-6,591,304 Dynamic, scaleable attribute filtering in a multi-protocol compatible network access environment
A device for processing network access requests responsive to more than one network access protocol comprises a protocol layer responsive to a client access...
US-6,590,894 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-6,588,016 Method and apparatus for locating a faulty component in a cable television system having cable modems
A method and system for locating faulty components in a cable modem network configured within a hybrid fiber-coaxial cable television system by tabulating modem...
US-6,587,936 Multi-bank memory access method and apparatus
Data is stored in a memory in a manner which eliminates dead time which occurs when the number of words in a page which are read-out are insufficient to provide...
US-6,587,874 Directory assisted autoinstall of network devices
Client network devices and configuration servers are used together to automatically configure the client network devices. Configuration information for multiple...
US-6,587,480 Multimedia client for multimedia/hybrid network
A system and method for allowing remote control of an isochronous device. The system comprises: (1) first and second isochronous devices, (2) a packet-based...
US-6,587,470 Flexible cross-connect with data plane
A flexible cross-connect with a data plane is presented which allows the establishment of connections between network interfaces at any network interface card to...
US-6,587,468 Reply to sender DHCP option
A method for replying to a DHCP request packet is provided which allows a DHCP server to forward its reply packet directly back to the requester, thus permitting...
US-6,587,461 TDM switching system and ASIC device
In one embodiment, in a switching system, an ASIC device on a card coupled to a backplane communicates switched data to an outgoing network interface for the...
US-6,587,460 Bridging and signalling subsystems and methods for private and hybrid communications systems including...
A subsystem for communicating a private network signalling message over a packet network and bridges for communicating a Media Access Control (MAC) layer frame...
US-6,587,436 Method and apparatus for allocation of available bandwidth
A data transfer flow control system for a packet ATM communications system includes a plurality of nodes interconnected by transmission links. Available...
US-6,584,535 Configurable serial interconnection
A configurable interconnect for use with high-speed electronic system components. The interconnect uses a lightweight protocol with control characters embedded...
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