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System, devices and methods for facilitating coexistence of VLAN labeling
and fine-grained labeling RBridges
An example method for calculating a constrained distribution tree in a TRILL network including a plurality of VL and FGL RBridges can include learning an FGL...
Convergence of multi-destination traffic in a network environment
An example method for convergence of multi-destination traffic in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a first type-length-value (TLV)...
Optimal forwarding for trill fine-grained labeling and VXLAN interworking
An example method for determining an optimal forwarding path across a network having VxLAN gateways configured to implement both FGL networking and VxLAN...
Mechanism to implement a layer 2 gateway
A system in an operating system of a first network device for using Spanning Tree Protocol to determine a port of a device in a first administrative domain to...
Performance measurement in a network supporting multiprotocol label
A method and apparatus to provide hop-by-hop tracking for a communication network is described. In one embodiment, a router verifies that a next downstream...
Methods and apparatuses for rapid trill convergence through integration
with layer two gateway port
Methods and apparatuses for rapid TRILL convergence are disclosed herein. The methods can be implemented in a network including a plurality of RBridges or in a...
Method, endpoint, and system for establishing a video conference
In one embodiment, a method is provided for receiving, by a first endpoint, a request for a video conferencing session from a second endpoint, and determining...
Single-motion trigger ejector with optical switch actuator
A single-motion trigger line card insertion/removal tool uses a handle and a spring-loaded sliding trigger to allow a technician to grab the line card...
Generating a single billing record for multiple sessions in a network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a plurality of communication sessions of a transaction associated with a postpaid end user. The method includes...
System and method for providing speech recognition using personal
vocabulary in a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a media file and generating a text file based on the media file. The method includes identifying...
System and method for migrating application virtual machines in a network
A method includes managing a virtual machine (VM) in a cloud extension, where the VM is part of a distributed virtual switch (DVS) of an enterprise network,...
Large scale dynamic power budget adjustments for optimizing power
utilization in a data center
A data center system management device receives power configuration information for one or more power groups. Each power group has one or more servers. The...
QSFP to SFP+ adapter cable
Techniques are provided for sending and receiving data communications across management data channels. The techniques comprise a quad small form-factor...
Networking device and mounting bracket set
Providing integrated end-to-end architecture that includes quality of
service transport for tunneled traffic
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a request associated with a flow over a wireless link, where the request specifies...
System and method for routing critical communications
According to one or more implementations of the disclosure, packets may be transmitted in a low power and lossy network (LLN) by receiving, on a first node, a...
Multi-operator wireless networking
Multi-operator networking techniques are provided for allowing two or more operators to share a wireless local area network (WLAN). In particular, mobile access...
IP-based stream splicing with content-specific splice points
A method and system for conditioning a media stream for splicing are disclosed. In an embodiment, content-specific splice points, which correspond to a possible...
Video conferencing framing preview
In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving an image stream captured by an image capture device associated with one of a plurality of video conferencing...
A method is described. The method includes: displaying a user interface on a first display device associated with a client device, the user interface enabling...
Proxy that switches from light-weight monitor mode to full proxy
The packets of a communication session between a first device and a second device are monitored at proxy device. A determination is made that full proxy...
Integrity checking of a client device in a networked computer environment
Integrity checking a remote client includes generating integrity services configured to perform integrity checks on the client when executed thereon, and...
Out-of-band session key information exchange
A source device that plans to participate in one or more encrypted communication sessions with a destination device sends a discovery message towards the...
Signaling of attachment circuit status and automatic discovery of
inter-chassis communication peers
In an embodiment, a method of signaling status at a routing device is provided. In this method, the routing device establishes an inter-chassis control plane...
Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic
egressing out of a port channel
Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic egressing out of a port channel are provided herein. An example method according to one...
Using a virtual internet protocol address to represent dually connected
hosts in an internet protocol overlay...
Techniques are presented herein for distributing address information of host devices in a network. At a first router device, a packet is received from a first...
Indexed access to a forwarding table in a network device
A packet is received at an ingress port of a network device. Based on forwarding information in the packet, an adjacency point is generated using a forwarding...
Server load balancer traffic steering
A network switch comprises a load balancer steering mechanism configured to receive a service request received from a load balancer and forward the service...
Fully distributed routing over a user-configured on-demand virtual network
A layer-3 virtual router connects two or more virtual networks. Virtual networks are overlaid upon physical networks. Each virtual network (VN) is a layer-2...
Technique for maintaining and enforcing relative policies with thresholds
A technique dynamically maintains and enforces relative policies for a prefix in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a node (e.g., an...
Time-based scheduling for tunnels computed by a stateful path computation
In one embodiment, a path computation element (PCE) in a computer network receives one or more path computation requests (PCReqs), and records a time of each...
Method for automatically applying access control policies based on device
types of networked computing devices
Techniques for managing access control policies are described herein. According to one embodiment, access control policies (ACPs) and access control rules...
Inline power device for multiple inline formats
Techniques are provided for delivering power to powered devices. Power is received from an inline power device and the power is separated into multiple power...
Repeater nodes in shared media networks
In one embodiment, a repeater node in a shared media network may intercept a shared media transmission from a first node to a second node. Once a shared media...
Optical communication transmitter system
An optical transmitter may include a sample rate converter and a digital-to-analog converter operable to convert an inputted digital electrical signal to an...
Automated techniques to bootstrap a converged infrastructure (CI) based on
a CI package design unit
A technique to bootstrap a converged infrastructure design includes receiving a package specification unit (PU) representative of a design of a converged...
Leveraging multiple access technologies simultaneously
Systems and method are provided that allow a mobile device to communicate over multiple access technologies at the same time, including a cellular access...
Wireless connection selection and setup
A method for facilitating communication between a wireless client and a network is disclosed. The method comprises communicating information between the...
Interworking between H.320/H.324 and SIP
Disclosed are a method, apparatus and system for interworking between H.320 or H.324 and SIP. The method comprises receiving a SIP message indicative of...
Probabilistic flow management
Presented herein are probabilistic flow management techniques in which flow objects are probabilistically evaluated in view of the current contents of a flow...
Determining the type of upstream network address translation from a home
Methods and systems are provided for assisting installation of network devices including determining the type (e.g., consumer grade or Carrier Grade) of an...
Transitioning between communication protocols between networks
A method is provided in one particular example and may include obtaining routing information for a natively supported Internet protocol of a first network that...
Scaling number of virtual links in a fiber channel forwarder device
At a network device that forwards packets between compute devices and virtual storage area networks using Fiber Channel over Ethernet techniques, data is stored...
Network interconnection over a core network
According to one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a first edge device at a first site, a first site overlay control plane message including control...
Determining a route advertisement in a reactive routing environment
In an example embodiment, a method and system is provided to determine and advertise a route advertisement in a reactive routing environment. In response to...
Detection of heavy users of network resources
A device includes a multistage filter and an elephant trap. The multistage filter has hash functions and an array. The multistage filter is operable to receive...
Multi-touch gesture-based interface for network design and management
Methods, computing devices, and computer-readable media are provided for interpreting gestures and triggering actions on a graph when the gestures are detected....
Portable computing device with cover providing access and control of
A protective cover is utilized with a portable computing device, where the portable computing device includes a front surface that includes a display. The...
Method and system for dynamically assigning channels across multiple
radios in a wireless LAN
According to one embodiment, a method includes monitoring, at one or more wireless network access elements, signal strength of signals transmitted by respective...
Coordination of multipath traffic
In one implementation, traffic in a mobile network is directed across multiple paths to a single cloud server or security server (e.g., a security as a...