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US-6,414,850 Method and apparatus for decoupling ball grid array devices
A small circuit board, preferably having or providing capacitance is mounted on the surface of a main circuit board opposite the surface where a BGA or other...
US-6,414,561 Connector imbalance compensation apparatus and method
A conductive area or layer of a circuit board is aligned with, and spaced from, a portion of a first differential signal conductor pair and connected through a...
US-6,412,635 Non-orthogonal packing method and apparatus
An item to be packaged which has at least a first substantially planar surface is positioned within the carton, also having at least a first substantially planar...
US-6,412,077 Disconnect policy for distributed computing systems
A mechanism for performing a disconnect policy involving authorizing a data communication session between a client and a first server is disclosed. The mechanism...
US-6,412,007 Mechanism for authorizing a data communication session between a client and a server
A mechanism for authorizing a data communication session between a client and a first server is disclosed. When a request is received to establish a session with...
US-6,411,705 Signaling state management system for packet network gateways
A signal state management (SSM) system avoids both the overhead of maintaining call state and complex signaling in a packet network gateway, while simultaneously...
US-6,408,347 Integrated multi-function adapters using standard interfaces through single a access point
Methods and systems are provided for communicating to multiple functions on a single adapter device over an external communications bus, where the external...
US-6,408,165 Power regulation using multi-loop control
Improved adjustment of transmission power in a communication system is provided. In one embodiment, in a point to multipoint communication system, transmission...
US-6,407,985 Load sharing over blocked links
In order to load share non-configuration message traffic on more than one port of a non-root spanning tree protocol compliant switching node, upon receiving a...
US-6,407,928 LED surface mount
A surface mountable and low profile electrical component which can be electrically coupled to the solder side of a PCB, while other electrical components are...
US-D458,820 Foil cutter
US-6,405,365 Computer program command generator and parser
A system is provided for generically generating and parsing instructions. The system generates instructions from data that specifies values for attributes of...
US-6,404,874 Telecommute server
A method and device for managing a telecommunication system, including call forwarding, with a computer network (LAN, WAN, etc.) integrated with a private branch...
US-6,404,870 Method and apparatus for authorization based phone calls in packet switched networks
A call authorization system moves state maintenance for authorization based phone calls from a central authorization server to different gateways in a packet...
US-6,404,629 Card shelf fire suppression system and method
A card shelf fire suppression system includes a card shelf having a backplane and a plurality of slots. The slots are each configured to receive an electronic...
US-6,401,188 Method for selection on a pattern sequence
A method is disclosed for making a selection on a pattern sequence depending on whether or not the sequence belongs to a routing set, the routing set having at...
US-6,401,171 Method and device for storing an IP header in a cache memory of a network node
Method and device for caching the IP header of a message being routed through a data transmission network wherein each node includes a route processor for...
US-6,401,127 Adaptive timer for LLC type 2 reliable transport in a computer network
A method for computing an ACK timing interval for an ACK timer in a protocol layer LLC type 2 session first measures a time interval between transmission of a...
US-6,400,686 Method and apparatus for network flow control
A data transfer flow control system for a packet communications system includes a plurality of nodes interconnected by transmission links. The rate at which a...
US-6,400,683 Adaptive clock recovery in asynchronous transfer mode networks
In a data communication network, a system clock rate can be inferred at a receiver by measuring the data rate during successive periods. This information is used...
US-6,400,681 Method and system for minimizing the connection set up time in high speed packet switching networks
The present invention is directed to a high speed packet switching network and, in particular to a method and system for minimizing the time to establish a...
US-6,400,476 Method and apparatus for transparent optical communication with two-fiber bidirectional ring with...
A closed-ring transparent optical communication network that provides for protection of the principal communication channel of each supported wavelength and...
US-6,396,833 Per user and network routing tables
A gateway is provided which routes a packet sent from a user to the connected network which would maximize the chances that the packet arrives at its destination...
US-6,393,486 System and method using level three protocol information for network centric problem analysis and topology...
A method is provided for managing a computer network includes the step of providing respective router configuration information in executable form; producing...
US-6,393,473 Representing and verifying network management policies using collective constraints
A method and apparatus are provided for representing abstract network management policies and processing such policies to resolve conflicts. In one aspect, the...
US-6,392,997 Technique for group-based routing update with limited per neighbor/adjacency customization
An improved group-based routing update technique allows limited per neighbor customization of routing update messages generated by an interdomain router for its...
US-6,390,320 Easily installable and removable electro-magnetic interference shielding faceplate
A faceplate according to the present invention is shown for covering an opening in a metal electrical equipment frame, such as a network router, which is...
US-6,389,506 Block mask ternary cam
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 entries of the CAM are...
US-6,389,493 System and method for dynamically allocating bandwidth to a plurality of slave cards coupled to a bus
A bus management system for dynamically allocating bandwidth comprises a bus and a plurality of slave cards coupled to the bus. The slave cards communicate data...
US-6,389,475 Content - based filtering of multicast information
The invention provides a method and system for content-based filtering of multicast information. A set of sources (S) which desire to distribute potentially...
US-6,389,419 Storing and retrieving connection information using bidirectional hashing of connection identifiers
A network appliance is configured to store and retrieve instructions for handling a packet corresponding to a connection. The network appliance includes a...
US-6,389,211 Fiber optic cable storage device
A cable storing apparatus including a device for storing communications cable such as fiber optic cable. The device includes a plurality of cable guide...
US-6,389,065 Rate adaptive XDSL communication system and method
A rate adaptive digital subscriber line (XDSL) communication system and method are disclosed. An XDSL link for XDSL equipment is trained at a data rate set by a...
US-6,388,995 Method and apparatus for rapidly reconfiguring computers networks executing the spanning tree algorithm
A method that rapidly reconfigures a computer network having a plurality of devices executing the spanning tree algorithm. First, one or more devices are...
US-6,388,992 Flow control technique for traffic in a high speed packet switching network
A flow control mechanism for use in a high speed packet switching network where calls are multiplexed on network trunks with each connection using a reserved...
US-6,388,989 Method and apparatus for preventing memory overrun in a data transmission system
Provided is a method for preventing memory overrun in a data transmission system. The data transmission system includes a CPU, an HDLC controller having a...
US-6,388,891 Fiber shelf assembly
A shelf assembly and system, which reduces the potential for accidental disruption of service or damage to neighboring transmission elements in a ...
US-6,385,773 Method and apparatus for upstream frequency channel transition
Transitions among different upstream frequency channels in a cable television plant in order to transmit data occur while considering the noise level of the...
US-6,385,747 Testing of replicated components of electronic device
A technique is provided for use in testing replicated components (e.g., identical circuit components) of an electronic device for defects. In one aspect of this...
US-6,385,653 Responding to network access requests using a transparent media access and uniform delivery of service
Network access requests, which may based on different access methods, are processed by using a protocol gateway that insulates the processing of the access...
US-6,385,615 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-6,385,208 Serial media independent interface
Provided is a 10/100Base-T MAC to PHY interface requiring only two wires (pins) per port, with two additional global wires: a clock wire (pin), and a...
US-6,385,203 Communication server apparatus and method
A communication server maintains profile information on twisted pair lines in a profile table. This profile information may be generated in a training session...
US-6,385,053 PCB vertical and horizontal guide
A guide device receives and engages a cutout in a distal pin-bearing edge of a printed circuit board for aligning pins with pin sockets. The alignment device...
US-6,381,736 Method for compile-time type-checking of arguments for externally-specified format strings
A method for type-checking format arguments during compile time which uses data in an external file. Data from the external file is converted into a generated...
US-6,381,646 Multiple network connections from a single PPP link with partial network address translation
Multiple simultaneous network connections from a single PPP connection may be accomplished. A primary PPP connection is established between a user and a first...
US-6,381,630 Computer system and method for characterizing and distributing information
A system enables a consumer to generate a filtering program based on criteria set forth by a system operator during run time. During system operation, the...
US-6,381,604 Test information management system
A centralized test information management system and method for its operation are disclosed. The system is implemented on a server that communicates with remote...
US-6,381,245 Method and apparatus for generating parity for communication between a physical layer device and an ATM layer...
A method and apparatus are provided for generating parity for communication between a physical layer device and an ATM layer device is provided. A data bus is...
US-6,381,221 System and method for monitoring line performance in a digital communication network
System for monitoring the performance of at least one line at a node of a digital communication network, such a system including a set of hardware registers...
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