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Hiding a service node in a network from a network routing topology
Hiding a service node in a network from a network topology is provided. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus for hiding a service node in a network from...
Determining network node performance data based on location and proximity
In an embodiment, a method comprises receiving a request to obtain network performance data for a plurality of target nodes; determining geo-locations of the...
Minimizing the number of not-via addresses
In an embodiment, a method comprises determining a set of protected components that are associated with a notifying node; determining a single network repair...
Scalable BGP protection from edge node failure using context labels in
data packets identifying backup router...
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting, by a first provider edge router, a second provider edge router providing reachability to a prescribed...
DC correction for accurate detection of pulses
Techniques are presented herein for distinguishing between the DC component of a real signal and DC energy of a received signal due to the radio receiver...
Stream reservation protocol for bridged networks
In one embodiment, a Talker device issues a Talker declaration for a stream. The Talker declaration has a declaration type that advertises the Talker device is...
Stateful reference monitor
A Stateful Reference Monitor can be loaded into an existing commercial operating system, and then can regulate access to many different types of resources. The...
Methods and apparatus for data processing using data compression, linked
lists and de-duplication techniques
Data processing methods and apparatus for efficiently storing and retrieving data, e.g., blocks of data, to and from memory. The data processing including,...
System and method to conserve power in an access network without loss of
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a first data at a first network element; determining that the first data does not match an...
Powered device classification in a wired data telecommunications network
In a wired data telecommunication network power sourcing equipment (PSE) coupled to a powered device (PD) carries out an inline power discovery process to...
Video conference system endpoint display
Reducing power consumption on multi-transmitter devices
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising a first transmitter, a second transmitter, and logic coupled to the first transmitter and...
Radio frequency firewall coordination
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying, responsive to a triggering event, one or more radio frequency (RF) firewall transceivers that neighbor a data...
System and method for video conferencing
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes two modules. A first module receives a request from a first endpoint to subscribe to a voice activated multicast group...
Secure escrow and recovery of media device content keys
An embodiment of a method for secure escrow and recovery of media device content keys includes generating, with a first processor of a media device, an escrow...
Controlling receipt of electronic advertising
In one embodiment, a request for content is received. An electronic advertisement is associated with the content. A status of a device that transmitted the...
Application services based on dynamic split tunneling
In an example embodiment, a method of dynamically tunneling specific, or per application, services on demand without having to build complex split tunneling...
System and method for resource management for operator services and
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes providing a multi-radio connectivity service to a mobile subscriber, and managing the multi-radio...
Auto tunneling in software defined network for seamless roaming
A software defined network controller detects when a host has moved between network elements in a network. The controller generates a list of network elements...
Sender-specific counter-based anti-replay for multicast traffic
A network device receives packets sent over a network from another network device. Each packet contains a source identifier that identifies a device that is the...
Efficient handling of multi-destination traffic in an internet protocol
fabric data center
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes establishing at least one fixed topology distribution tree in a network, where the fixed topology...
System and method for configuration of fixed port location in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes determining a location of a location detection device using a wireless link; determining an identity...
Watermark with data integrity verification
In one embodiment, a system including a processor is operative to receive a content item including a watermark encoding a series of encrypted bits deriving from...
Electrical modulator driver circuit for generating multi-level drive
signals for QAM optical transmission
An apparatus and methods for generating multi-level output signals for use by an optical modulator are provided. The apparatus comprises a plurality of input...
Contact center routing using characteristic mapping
An apparatus for selecting contact center resources is provided. The apparatus includes a memory and a processor in communication with the memory. The memory...
Preventing data extraction by side-channel attack
A method for data transfer includes receiving a control signal triggering a transfer of a secret value into an element (24) of a circuit (20). In response to...
System and method for real time data awareness
A system includes a sensor and a processor. The sensor is configured to passively read data in packets as the packets are in motion on a network. The processor...
System and method for providing targeted advertising through traffic
analysis in a network environment
An example method includes receiving packets associated with network traffic and identifying location information associated with an end user related to the...
Coupling system for optical fibers and optical waveguides
An optical coupler may include a fiber optic structure that has a portion of an outer surface that is beveled at a predetermined angle relative to a...
Load-balanced NSAPI allocation for iWLAN
In one embodiment, a load balancer receives a message from a tunnel termination gateway (TTG) associated with a mobile device. The load balancer may receive...
Obscuring a camera lens to terminate video output
Techniques are presented herein to terminate output of video captured by a video camera. Detection is made whether a camera lens of a video camera has been...
Spatial division multiple access for wireless networks
Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology in conjunction with the IEEE 802.11 standard enables simultaneous communication of data packets to or from...
Multi-party virtual desktop
In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a plurality of tiles on a user's computer screen, each of the tiles comprising shared data, and receiving new...
Hitless pruning protocol upgrade on single supervisor network devices
In Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) permits administrators to upgrade the control plane software of a network device without any disruption to the traffic...
Network eavesdropping detection
In one implementation, network taps are detected using impedance measurements from a network. A network device is configured to calculate a baseline impedance...
Integrated user interface for unified communications applications
Techniques are provided for establishing a Unified Communications (UC) session between a client endpoint device and remote endpoint devices, the client endpoint...
Workload based service chain insertion in a network environment
An example method for workload based service chain insertion in a network environment is provided and includes partitioning a service-path into fragments at a...
Transparent flow based application navigator
In one embodiment, a network frame is received at flow aware navigator between a client computer and a server computer. The flow aware navigator is configured...
Managing host routes for local computer networks with a plurality of field
In one embodiment, a particular field area router (FAR), in a local computer network (e.g., a mesh network) having a plurality of FARs, advertises a common...
System and method for enabling unconfigured devices to join an autonomic
network in a secure manner
A method in an example embodiment includes creating an initial information package for a device in a domain of a network environment when the device is...
Provisoning of a new node joining an existing cluster in a data center
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes identifying for a new node added to a communications network a plurality of existing network nodes...
Support for virtual extensible local area network segments across multiple
data center sites
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes establishing a virtual trunk link between a first network element and a second network element. The...
Upstream external PHY interface for data and control plane traffic
Techniques are provided for controlling downstream Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) access points. At the CCAP access point having a network interface and...
Capability exchange during an authentication process for an access
In one embodiment, during an authentication process between a network device and an access terminal, an authentication message for access to the network is...
Manufacturing a semiconductor package including an embedded circuit
component within a support structure of the...
A method and apparatus are provided in which a cavity is formed in a support structure, the support structure being operable to support a semiconductor device,...
Phase-based operation of devices on a polyphase electric distribution
In one embodiment, a device in a computer network monitors an alternating-current (AC) waveform of an electrical power source at the device, where the power...
Image-based real-time gesture recognition
Techniques are provided for image-based real-time gesture recognition. Video data of a person is obtained. Pixels are classified in the video stream at a given...
DIN rail mount bracket
A bracket may be provided. The bracket may comprise a main plate comprising a bend. In addition, the bracket may comprise a slider plate configured to movably...
Dynamic enabling of wider channel transmissions with radio monitoring
Wider bandwidth transmissions are dynamically enabled in a wireless networking environment. During a transmit opportunity time interval for a wireless network...
Secure fast channel changing
A method for communication, including distributing over a communication network multiple channels of digital content, which are encrypted using different,...