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US-6,529,959 Method and apparatus for automatic routing of circuit switched data connections based upon stored behavioral...
A method and apparatus for automatic routing of multi-link circuit switched connections are shown. A routing processor monitors the behavioral characteristics of...
US-6,529,955 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-6,529,894 Communicating network information 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-6,529,498 Routing support for point-to-multipoint connections
A distrubution tree for point-to-multipoint connections within a computer network may be dynamically created according to the number of connections shared by...
US-6,526,474 Content addressable memory (CAM) with accesses to multiple CAM arrays used to generate result for various...
The invention provides a method and system for operating a CAM with a variable size input tag. The improved CAM has multiple access sizes and is divided into...
US-6,526,452 Methods and apparatus for providing interfaces for mixed topology data switching system
Methods and apparatus for providing a source interface device and destination interface device are disclosed. A method of enabling communication between the...
US-6,526,450 Method and apparatus for domain name service request resolution
A gateway is provided which resolves a DNS request in a manner that minimizes the time and bandwidth required to conduct a DNS search as well as increases the...
US-6,526,444 Using an authentication server to obtain dial-out information on a network
A method for using an authentication server to obtain dial-out information about a network including the steps of receiving a destination network address to the...
US-6,526,210 Optical connector retainer panel and system
A connector retainer panel provides a number of openings for connector adapters, where the number of openings is an integer power of 2. Each of the adapters is...
US-6,526,060 Dynamic rate-based, weighted fair scheduler with explicit rate feedback option
A service controller for a cell switched network services a plurality of connection queues within the network according to a fair rate which may be weighted for...
US-6,526,056 Virtual private network employing tag-implemented egress-channel selection
A service provider's routers (PE1, P1, P2, PE2) provide connections between and share routing information with routers (CE1, CE2) of a customer virtual private...
US-6,525,697 Archimedes spiral array antenna
A two-dimensional array design for an aperiodic array antenna. The design utilizes monopole or similar antenna elements that are arranged into the topology of an...
US-6,523,137 Method and system for remote testing of application program interfaces
A system and method for remotely testing application program interface function calls within a software application under test which does not require a priori...
US-6,523,060 Method and apparatus for the management of queue pointers by multiple processors in a digital communications...
A method for managing a buffer queue that stores a data queue, wherein the data queue comprises a set of n data elements, n being at least zero. A head pointer...
US-6,522,742 System and method for normalizing private exchange output
A system and method are provided for generating normalized events from nonstandard computer telephony interface (CTI) events generated by various private...
US-6,522,668 System and method for special signaling with customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for special signaling with customer premises equipment. The system includes loop termination equipment coupled to a local loop...
US-6,522,628 Method and system for managing transmission resources in a wireless communication network
A method and system for managing transmission resources in a wireless communications network includes receiving a packet and determining a time duration for...
US-6,522,554 Circuit card rail positioning system
A railing system for printed circuit boards, an apparatus and method advantageously allow modular arrangements of printed circuit boards (PCBs) in a shelf and...
US-6,522,151 Digital communication system accepting both balanced and unbalanced data signals and method for its use
A circuit and method for connecting data lines in a digital communication system are disclosed. The circuit allows either a balanced data line or an unbalanced...
US-6,519,635 SNMP master agent that translates messages to a sub-agent proprietary format using a translation table by the...
A simple network management protocol (SNMP) manager communicates with an SNMP master agent using an SNMP data unit (PDU). The PDU includes identification data...
US-6,518,811 Software programmable delay circuit
A phase adjustment circuit has a signal path having a plurality of phase adjustment elements coupled together. Each of the phase adjustment elements of the...
US-6,516,383 Techniques for efficient location of free entries for TCAM inserts
Techniques for the efficient location of free entries for use in performing insert operations in a binary or ternary content addressable memory. As used in data...
US-6,516,345 Approaches for determining actual physical topology of network based on gathered configuration information...
Approaches for determining the actual physical topology of network devices in a network are disclosed. To determine a physical topology, a discovery mechanism...
US-6,515,991 Combined unicast and multicast scheduling
A method and system for combined unicast and multicast scheduling. Data cells are assigned at each input to one unicast input queue for each output or to a...
US-6,515,969 Virtual local area network membership registration protocol for multiple spanning tree network environments
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for disseminating Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) membership information across computer networks defining...
US-6,515,967 Method and apparatus for detecting a fault in a multicast routing infrastructure
A method and system for detecting faults in data packet routing devices in a computer network capable of routing messages using a multicast protocol is...
US-6,515,963 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-6,513,153 Automatically integrating and executing application software modules
A method and apparatus are provided for automatically integrating and executing application software modules. An application selects those software modules from...
US-6,513,108 Programmable processing engine for efficiently processing transient data
A programmable processing engine processes transient data within an intermediate network station of a computer network. The engine comprises an array of...
US-6,512,769 Method and apparatus for rate-based cell traffic arbitration in a switch
A method and apparatus for rate-based cell traffic arbitration in a switch are provided, wherein arbitration is provided between eight traffic sources in the...
US-6,512,768 Discovery and tag space identifiers in a tag distribution protocol (TDP)
A tag-switching router on a tag-switching network establishing a single tag distribution protocol (TDP) session with a peer for the advertisement of tag bindings...
US-6,512,766 Enhanced internet packet routing lookup
The invention provides a method and system for routing information lookup for packets using routing protocols such as IP or IP multicast (IGMP), or MPLS...
US-6,512,744 Virtual-channel merging
A merging ATM switch forwards to a common downstream ATM switch ATM data cells that it receives from a plurality of upstream ATM switches. The merging ATM switch...
US-6,512,743 Bandwidth allocation for ATM available bit rate service
An ATM switch, and method for operating such a switch, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the switch detects ABR VCs that are likely bottlenecked elsewhere in...
US-6,512,672 Modular air flow distribution system
A modular air flow distribution system that provides directional control of cooling air intake and exiting exhaust air for computer housings and circuit board...
US-6,512,419 Method and apparatus to tune and calibrate an on-chip oscillator in a wireless transceiver chip
A local oscillator calibrator comprises a main charge pump that drives a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) through a loop filter. A second, replica charge pump...
US-6,511,009 Fiber optic cable spool
A cable storage apparatus including a spool for holding cable. The spool having an S shaped cable pathway for connecting a first circumferential cable pathway...
US-6,510,414 Speech recognition assisted data entry system and method
A speech recognition assisted data entry system includes a computing system and a speech recognition application operable to run on the computing system. The...
US-6,510,160 Accurate computation of percent utilization of a shared resource and fine resolution scaling of the threshold...
A method and apparatus for determining a percent utilization of shared resource and fine resolution scaling of a threshold based on the utilization is described....
US-6,510,156 Method and apparatus for data stream optimization
A method and apparatus for data stream optimization is provided. Optimization is achieved by reducing the amount of redundant data that needs to be sent over a...
US-6,510,154 Security system for network address translation systems
A system and method are provided for translating local IP addresses to globally unique IP addresses. This allows local hosts in an enterprise network to share...
US-6,510,144 Network layer support to enhance the transport layer performance in mobile and wireless environments
In a router or packet processing node supporting Mobile IP, a method for causing packets to be retransmitted from a sender to a mobile node is disclosed. A...
US-6,510,067 System, method and apparatus for protecting consumer electronic devices from brownouts and short duration power...
A self-contained power supply module operating from utility power and having short term energy storage in the form of a battery or capacitor is adapted for...
US-6,507,855 Method and apparatus for extracting data from files
A system and method are disclosed for creating or modifying a documentation output object that describes a portion of computer code. A documentation input object...
US-6,507,849 Methods and apparatus for accessing a data storage system
The invention is directed to techniques for accessing a data storage system having both a filesystem and directory system. In one arrangement, an apparatus has...
US-6,507,817 Voice IP approval system using voice-enabled web based application server
A web-based voice messaging system uses an application server, configured for executing a voice application defined by XML documents, that accesses subscriber...
US-6,507,592 Apparatus and a method for two-way data communication
The present invention provides an apparatus and a method which facilitate a flexible management of data packets in a Time Division Multiplexed System for data...
US-6,507,565 Method and system for managing remote resources in a telecommunications system
A resource management station for a distributed system includes a managed resources store operable to store for each of a plurality of remote managed resources a...
US-6,507,563 Methods and apparatus for controlling congestion within diverse protocol stacks
Disclosed is a method for transmitting a packet from a data queue through a protocol stack. The protocol stack is associated with one or more linked data...
US-6,505,269 Dynamic addressing mapping to eliminate memory resource contention in a symmetric multiprocessor system
A dynamic address mapping technique eliminates contention to memory resources of a symmetric multiprocessor system having a plurality of processors arrayed as a...
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