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Minimum disruption MST reconfiguration (MDMR)
In one embodiment, a first multiple spanning tree (MST) region configuration for an MST process may be maintained at a switch in a computer network, where the...
Service node using services applied by an application node
Packets are encapsulated and sent from a service node to an application node for applying one or more Layer-4 to Layer-7 services to the packets, with...
System and method for efficient point-to-multi-point traffic engineering
(P2MP-TE) path protection
A path protection method that includes: establishing a point to multi-point (P2MP) tree spanning from a head node to a plurality of tail nodes, the P2MP tree...
Optimizing OTV multicast traffic flow for site local receivers
In one embodiment, a first Edge Device may join a multicast group via a multicast router, wherein the first Edge Device is in a local network and the multicast...
System and method for providing smart grid communications and management
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving phasor measurement unit (PMU) data in a first transmission; converting the first...
Supporting efficient and accurate sync/followup timestamps
In one embodiment, a physical (PHY) layer (lower protocol stack layer) of a device may add a timestamp to a received frame, and pass the frame and timestamp up...
Transmit correlated array gain reduction
Techniques are presented herein to achieve reduced array gain associated with a transmission made from multiple antennas of a wireless communication device. In...
A method for image processing includes storing a data string and applying a background modulation to an image. The modulation includes a periodic spatial...
System and method for gesture interface control
A method is provided in one example and includes generating a histogram associated with at least one object; receiving image data; comparing the image data to...
Hierarchical associative memory-based classification system
A system and method for efficiently searching long strings of data, such as network messages, is described. The system preferably includes an associative memory...
System and method for assigning network blocks to sensors
A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to detect a physical topology of a network comprising hosts and sensors in the network....
Wireless system with split control plane and data plane
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying an access point joining a wireless controller in communication with a switch, establishing a control tunnel...
Method, system, and apparatus for marking point of interest video clips
and generating composite point of...
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving an indication of a start of a point of interest associated with a portion of a video presentation,...
Sharing of subscriber-recorded digital video recorder content
Digital data associated with recorded programs are uploaded to a Head End facility from user devices (e.g., set-top boxes) in a media distribution network. The...
Method and apparatus for motion based participant switching in multipoint
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a memory that stores executable instructions and a processor that executes the instructions in order to determine, for...
Plug and play provisioning of voice over IP network devices
Techniques are provided for sending from a client in a network device a request message configured to request configuration parameters to allow the network...
Increasing the number of domain identifiers for use by a switch in an
established fibre channel switched fabric
The number of domain identifiers is incrementally increased for use by a switch in an established fiber channel switched fabric. In other words, the number of...
Multicast flow reordering scheme
An example system and method for multicast flow reordering in a network is provided and includes receiving a data packet at an egress of a node, the data packet...
Supporting quality of service differentiation using a single shared buffer
An example method, system, and switching element are provided and may provide for an egress port to be configured to receive a plurality of data packets, each...
Troubleshooting routing topology based on a reference topology
In one embodiment, a computing device (e.g., border router or network management server) transmits a discovery message into a computer network, such as in...
High availability transport protocol method and apparatus
A system and method supporting efficient, scalable stateful switchover of transport layer connections in a telecommunications network element. One method...
Routing and analyzing business-to-business service requests
In one embodiment, a central service request management system for managing service requests across a plurality of ticketing systems. The central service...
Distributed demand matrix computations
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet at a first network device, logging the packet into a demand corresponding to a cell of a demand matrix,...
Low latency NX10G form factor module to an enhanced small form-factor
pluggable uplink extender to maximize...
A system, method and apparatus is provided for optimizing network data communications. At an extender device, a data signal is received at a host link port...
Forwarding table optimization with flow data
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving from a server, flow data for a plurality of flows at a network device, the flow data comprising for each flow, a...
Efficient data transmission within MoCA
Embodiments may be disclosed herein that provide systems, devices, and methods of operating a Multimedia over Coax (MoCA) network. One such embodiment is a...
Data stream classification
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with data stream classification are described. One example method includes identifying packets associated...
Key generation using multiple sets of secret shares
A cryptographic method, including generating, using a meta-secret, a first plurality of cryptographic keys, each cryptographic key associated with a respective...
Using unscheduled automatic power save delivery to achieve coexistence
with interfering sources
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed a technique that enables a wireless device to achieve coexistence with an interfering source. The wireless device...
Thermal treatment of silicon wafers useful for photovoltaic applications
Efficiency of silicon photovoltaic solar cells is increased by an annealing process for immobilizing oxygen formed in Czochralski-grown silicon. The annealing...
Dynamically mapping network trust relationships
In an embodiment, the method is comprising, receiving an access request, from an authenticator device, to grant a supplicant device access to a data network;...
System and method for extended wireless access gateway service provider
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) discovery signal at a wireless network...
Modification of a video signal of an object exposed to ambient light and
light emitted from a display screen
A method that includes obtaining a video signal of an object by a camera, obtaining an ambient light signal representing ambient light, obtaining a display...
Feature enablement at a communications terminal
In one embodiment, a method for electronic enablement of features at a communication device that includes receiving a feature token, validating the feature...
Method and apparatus for detecting malicious software using generic
Novel methods, components, and systems for automatically detecting malicious software are presented. More specifically, methods, components, and systems for the...
Method and system to enhance performance of a session initiation protocol
network and its elements
In accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention, a communication apparatus includes a communication unit configured to send and receive...
Highly scalable architecture for application network appliances
A highly scalable application network appliance is described herein. According to one embodiment, a network element includes a switch fabric, a first service...
Early policy evaluation of multiphase attributes in high-performance
A policy is established comprising a condition having a multiphase attribute of a multiphase transaction. Phase specific policies are established for each phase...
There is provided a router for use in a datacenter, the router including a frame receiving module operative to receive a traffic frame and a frame forwarding...
Commmon agent framework for network devices
Techniques are provided for automating a common framework for network devices. In one example, a network device (e.g., switch, router, etc.) is configured to...
Shared egress buffer in a multi-stage switch
A multi-stage network switch comprises a plurality of ingress port subsystems each comprising one or more ingress ports configured to receive packets. The...
Efficient admission control for low power and lossy networks
In one embodiment, a centralized network management server (NMS) determines a network state of a low power and lossy network (LLN) based on resource utilization...
Host visibility as a network service
At a data switching device in a data center, it is detected whether a host has connected to a cloud computing network of which the data switching device and the...
System and method for scaling IPv6 on a three-tier network architecture at
a large data center
Some implementations provide a method for managing switches in a data center that includes: (1) establishing a connection from one switch to another switch in...
Intelligent midspan PoE injector
Adding a separate communication link between an intelligent midspan Power Source Equipment (PSE) device and a network device (or between the midspan PSE device...
QSFP to 4x10GBASE-T converter cable assembly
A Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP) transceiver module is provided that is configured to interface with a QSFP host and to send and receive a plurality of...
Control federation for utility grids
In one embodiment, a federation device receives one or more grid control-based signals over a computer network, applies one or more utility grid control...
Antenna mechanical faceplate design
A faceplate configured for attachment to a communications module may be provided. The faceplate may comprise a first surface arranged in a vertical direction...
System and method for adjusting power used in reception in a wireless
A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so in a manner that responds to events, such as receipt or other...
Reconferencing capability for networked phones
In one embodiment, a method comprises storing information associated with a conference call that has previously been terminated. The method also comprises...