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Apparatus and method for providing a congestion measurement in a network
Example embodiments of a system and method for providing a congestion measurement in a network are disclosed. In an example embodiment information is received...
Low latency networking device using header prediction
A network device receives a packet that includes a plurality of header fields. The packet is parsed to sequentially obtain the plurality of header fields. One...
System and method for reducing netflow traffic in a network environment
A an example method includes building a dictionary between an exporter and a collector by encoding a first data record of a flow according to a dictionary...
Congestion-based notification during fast reroute operations in stateful
path computation element environments
In one embodiment, once activation of use of a backup tunnel is detected for a primary tunnel, then a level of congestion of the path of the backup tunnel may...
Methods and apparatuses for identifying and alleviating internal
bottlenecks prior to processing packets in...
Methods and apparatuses for identifying and alleviating bottlenecks prior to processing packets in internal feature modules are described. First, a method is...
Network switch employing a proxy to facilitate power savings in a
In an example embodiment, an IP phone is connected to a network switch that has an established communications channel to a call control server. The network...
System and method for pinning virtual machine adapters to physical
adapters in a network environment
A method for pinning virtual machine adapters to physical adapters in a network environment is provided and includes capturing a first Bridge Protocol Data Unit...
Providing an announcement for a multiparty communication session
Providing an announcement for a multiparty communication session involves establishing a communication session between at least two endpoints. A request to add...
Scalable multicast route distribution in a multitenant data center fabric
in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes determining a route target ("RT") membership for a network element; determining at least one...
In an example embodiment, a method for synchronizing clocks between a plurality of clocked devices where one of the plurality of clocked devices is not directly...
DWDM fast lightpath setup using network status information
Techniques are presented herein to setup a wavelength on a path from a source node to a destination node. Cross-talk margin information already computed for one...
Methods and systems for automatic device provisioning in an RFID network
using IP multicast
Methods and systems for automatic provisioning of RFID devices in an RFID network are described. A device, such as a Reader, has within its read field a special...
Delegating authority of licenses to use computer products in a
Techniques are provided for delegating authority over licenses to use computer products in a disconnected network. In one example, a collector device receives a...
Security in virtualized computer programs
In an embodiment, a data processing method comprises implementing a memory event interface to a hypercall interface of a hypervisor or virtual machine operating...
System and method for simultaneously storing and read data from a memory
A system and method for providing high-speed memory operations is disclosed. The technique uses virtualization of memory space to map a virtual address space to...
Extensible patch management
Extensible patch management provides mechanisms by which data, database and binaries for one or more components of an application may be updated. The patch...
Video conference system endpoint display and stand
Dynamic channel assignment for WLAN deployments with IEEE 802.11ac access
Techniques are provided for selecting channels for use by access points operating in a wireless local area network. Metrics are computed for at least one set of...
This disclosure relates to systems and methods for paging devices in a communication network. A network device providing mobility management through control...
Method and system for obtaining radio access network (RAN) information of
cellular telecommunications networks
A system for obtaining information relating to an idle mobile station in a cellular network is provided. The system includes a computing platform which is in...
System and method for throttling downlink data notifications in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes creating an initial sample set comprising a plurality of notification messages, where each of the...
Stream synchronization for live video encoding
Methods of encoding a live video signal in a video encoding system including a plurality of video capture and encoding subsystems include providing the live...
Assigning location identifiers to nodes in a distributed computer cluster
An example method for assigning location identifiers (IDs) to nodes in a distributed computer cluster network environment is provided and includes receiving...
Prefix and predictive search in a distributed hash table
In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying prefix groups for searchable character symbols, each prefix group having a corresponding searchable character...
Method of routing multicast traffic
A method of routing multicast traffic in a computer network is disclosed. The method comprises associating a plurality of multicast group addresses on a network...
Reliable on-demand distributed data management in a sensor-actuator fabric
In one embodiment, a system comprises a plurality of minimalistic data collection nodes in a computer network, the minimalistic data collection nodes configured...
Performance analysis of virtual private network segment on a per flow
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes generating at a first network device Virtual Private Network ("VPN") encapsulated packets with...
Method for multicast load balancing in wireless LANs
A method for multicast load balancing in a wireless network having a plurality of access points. The method includes setting a maximum Internet protocol...
Multicast replication skip
In one implementation, the volumes of the queues in a network device are monitored to identify ports that are congested or near congestion. In another...
Configurable network management system event processing using simple
network management table indices
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method, comprises receiving a simple network management protocol (SNMP) management information base (MIB) definition...
Technique for selecting a path computation element based on response time
A technique efficiently selects a path computation element (PCE) to compute a path between nodes of a computer network. The PCE selection technique is...
Modular optical patch panel
A scalable, modular optical mesh patch panel includes a multi-slot receptacle configured to receive at least one of a first modular optical interconnect block...
Full spatial dimension extraction for implicit beamforming
Techniques are provided to compute downlink beamforming weights for beamforming multiple spatial streams to a wireless device when that wireless device does not...
Speaker segmentation and recognition based on list of speakers
A method is provided and includes estimating an approximate list of potential speakers in a file from one or more applications. The file (e.g., an audio file,...
Power conservation in a distributed digital video recorder/content
delivery network system
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes determining that a network storage module has resources for buffering data currently being sent to a...
Systems, methods and media for mobile management entity (MME) selection by
Evolved Node B (eNodeB)
A method for mobile management entity (MME) selection includes receiving at a base transceiver station (BTS) a message from each of multiple MMEs including...
Explicit and implicit hybrid beamforming channel sounding
A channel sounding scheme is presented herein that relies on a combination of a first channel sounding procedure and a second channel sounding procedure. The...
Location tracking using response messages identifying a tracked device in
a wireless network
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a receiver configured for receiving a response message from a tracked device in a wireless network, the response...
Multi-tier recorder to enable seek-back unique copy recording
Multi-tier recording to enable, for example, seek-back unique copy recording may be provided. First, content may be recorded to a time-shift buffer. Recording...
Display protocol interception in the network for services and
network-based multimedia support for VDI
An apparatus and related method are provided for improving the performance of virtual desktop services. A network device is deployed in a network to intercept...
Target-based SMB and DCE/RPC processing for an intrusion detection system
or intrusion prevention system
A method performed in a processor of an intrusion detection/prevention system (IDS/IPS) checks for valid packets in an SMB named pipe in a communication...
Scalable low latency multi-protocol networking device
A network device receives a packet that includes a plurality of sets of fields. Sets of fields of the packet are parsed and the field sets are evaluated as soon...
System and method for local packet transport services within distributed
A system and method for routing packets within a router having a plurality of loosely-coupled route processors, including a first route processor, and a line...
Reliably transporting packet streams using packet replication
In one embodiment, packet streams are reliably transported through a network using packet replication. A packet stream is received at a duplication point in a...
Timestamping packets in a network
Techniques are presented herein to facilitate latency measurements in a networking environment. A first network device receives a packet for transport within a...
Detecting and avoiding routing loops with BGP route server extensions
In an embodiment, a method comprises: receiving, at a data packet router, a path advertisement comprising information about an available path; determining...
High data rate wireless bridging
A specialized preamble is provided to facilitate matrix channel estimation of a MIMO channel. In a particular implementation, a channel training preamble...
Discovering security devices located on a call path and extending bindings
at those discovered security devices
In one embodiment, an endpoint elicits a pattern of STUN responses to identify security devices located on a call path. The endpoint then uses address...
System and method for associating an end user for billing in a network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving one or more packets of a communication session from one or more interfaces, such that the interface is a...
Data expansion using an approximate method
A method for computation is described, the method including configuring a processor to expand input seed values into respective output data values using an...