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System and method for inspecting domain name system flows in a network
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a first packet associated with a domain name system (DNS) exchange between a subscriber and a DNS...
Mapping protocol endpoints to networked devices and applications based on
In an embodiment, a non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing instructions which cause processors to perform: collecting, at a management computer...
Link grouping for route optimization
A technique manages route optimization for one or more groups of links in a computer network. According to the novel technique, each group or "subgroup" of...
System and method for providing an Ethernet interface
An apparatus is provided that includes n communication channels, and m communication media interfaces, and v virtual lanes. V is a positive integer multiple of...
Optical transport network delay measurement
In one embodiment, a one-way delay is measured between optical devices in an optical transport network based on roundtrip times of request and corresponding...
RTP-formatted media clips
A transmitter (14) of audio, video, or other real-time information reads the information from a persistent store (22) in which the real-time information has...
Precision timing in a data over cable service interface specification
An accurate non-Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (non-DOCSIS) clock signal is generated at the downstream output of a DOCSIS network. In one...
Least disruptive AF assignments in TRILL LAN adjacencies
A methodology is described for achieving efficient forwarder appointments. Such efficient appointment may provide an equal load on each participating routing...
System and method for offloading data in a communication system
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a data packet transported on a backhaul link at a first network element; de-capsulating...
Enhancement of audio conference productivity through gain biasing
Techniques are provided for communicating with a plurality of endpoints participating in a conference session. A signal representing audio from each of the...
Selectively populating forwarding information bases in a packet switch
In one embodiment, forwarding information bases (FIBs) are selectively populated in a packet switch. A packet switching device determines, based on one or more...
Efficient network traffic analysis using a hierarchical key combination
A network access device for network traffic analysis of a plurality of client devices in a local area network (LAN) maintains a hierarchical key combination...
Multi-interface adaptive bit rate session management
Systems and method are provided that allow an application layer client in a mobile device to manage multiple interfaces in a communication network. The multiple...
Method for managing load balance in a cellular heterogeneous network
A method is provided for managing load balance in cellular heterogeneous networks. The method comprises: providing a plurality of spectrum carriers for...
Protection of a bidirectional label switched path
In one embodiment, a primary bidirectional LSP is established between an originating LSP packet switching device and a destination LSP packet switching device...
Proactive source-based reverse path validation in computer networks
In one embodiment, a network device may receive an indication of a particular future message time, and determines a path validation time that is prior to the...
Inline intrusion detection
A method for inline intrusion detection includes receiving a packet at a network gateway, storing the packet, and assigning an identifier to the packet. The...
Optimization of video for wireless delivery
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device interposed in a network path between a source and a receiver, video optimized for a wired...
Method and apparatus for conveying and reproducing multiple independent
timebases using a shared reference...
Disclosed are methods and systems of conveying and reproducing independent timebases in a network. The methods include distributing a common measurement clock...
Prevention of playback attacks using OTP memory
A method for data security includes receiving, in a processor having a one-time programmable (OTP) memory, which includes multiple bits and has a current state...
Mirroring mechanisms for storage area networks and network based
A technique is provided for implementing online mirroring of a volume in a storage area network. A first instance of the volume is instantiated at a first port...
Dynamic group creation and traffic flow registration under a group in a
group key infrastructure
Upon detection of a new traffic flow, a registration node can dynamically register the new traffic flow with a key server policy manager by sending a...
System and method for reporting packet characteristics in a network
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a request to initiate a communication flow associated with a subscriber and identifying one or more...
System and method for conference management
A method in a mobile communication device for communication over a wireless network for managing conference equipment, including: establishing a connection with...
Optimized transfer of applications between computing environments
Techniques for optimally transferring applications between computing environments are provided. Using a process in a first computing environment, an application...
Training a transcription system
According to certain embodiments, training a transcription system includes accessing recorded voice data of a user from one or more sources. The recorded voice...
System for using a presence status indication to inform a collaboration
environment of an emergency
In one embodiment, a method includes determining when a first party has initiated contact with a second party, wherein the first party initiates contact with...
Method and apparatus for triggering bandwidth upspeeding within an
In one embodiment, a method includes reserving a first amount of bandwidth with respect to a path in response to a reservation request from a sender. The...
Multicast data delivery over mixed multicast and non-multicast networks
In one embodiment, a relay device of a network, which is reachable by a source device via only a non-multicast network, receives a non-multicast that...
System and method for hardware-based learning of internet protocol
addresses in a network environment
A method is provided one example embodiment and includes receiving a packet including a source /32 address and a destination /32 address. The source /32 address...
Route prefix aggregation using reachable and non-reachable addresses in a
In one embodiment, a network device determines a set of routes to one or more reachable addresses and also a set of no-routes to one or more non-reachable...
Method of IPv6 at data center network with VM mobility using graceful
Systems and methods are provided to detect when a virtual machine moves across a switch device boundary, keep existing application sessions alive, and provide...
System and method for providing intelligent gateway selection in a network
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a gateway configured to be coupled to a profiling function that evaluates past end user behavior...
Self-organizing and scalable MPLS VPN transport for LTE
In one embodiment, an access node of a network may receive a message that is destined for a particular address. The access node can determine that it does not...
Service level view of audiovisual conference systems
In an embodiment, a machine-readable volatile or non-volatile storage medium stores one or more sequences of instructions which, when executed by one or more...
Capturing video through a display
An image is displayed from a transparent display according to a first signal. Light passing through the display is received, and a second signal is generated...
Liquid cooling of rack-mounted electronic equipment
A server rack holds a number of modular servers configured for liquid cooling by passing a liquid coolant through interiors of the servers. Failure management...
Jitter suppression in type I delay-locked loops
In one embodiment, a delay-locked loop (DLL) for synchronizing a phase of a periodic digital output signal with a phase of a periodic digital input signal...
Viewing angle system for backlighted displays
An apparatus to widen the light dispersion pattern of a light source shining through an overlay window from the viewing side of an electrical computer system....
Cap with a bill having upper and lower portions displaying information
A flip cap which has crown and bill portions, the bill having upper and lower members, at least one of the upper and lower portions having a surface capable of...
System and method for providing virtual user groups in a network
A method is provided in one example and includes communicating an access request to a network element, the access request is associated with network...
System and method for exchanging information in a mobile wireless network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes communicating a message to a remote data plane element in order to request a data plane resource for...
Bios parameter virtualization via BIOS configuration profiles
Techniques presented herein provide approaches for generating a markup language object that describes a variety of BIOS setup variables and which allow the...
Multiple antenna processing on transmit for wireless local area networks
A method and an apparatus in a first wireless station of a network transmitting to a second wireless station. The network uses multi-tone OFDM signals. The...
Rekey scheme on high speed links
In one embodiment, apparatus and methods for a rekey process are disclosed. In certain rekey embodiments, when a key-generation protocol exchange is executed,...
System and method for dynamically allocating stream identifiers in a
multi-encryption transport system
The present invention is suitable for use in a multi-encrypted system that dynamically allocates stream identifiers in a second stream depending upon the...
Dynamic time synchronization
A method is provided in certain example embodiments and may include evaluating a first video stream being encoded by a first encoding element, where the first...
Ultra low latency multi-protocol network device
Presented herein are techniques to achieve ultra low latency determination of processing decisions for packets in a network device. A packet is received at a...
Priority assignment and signaling of scalable video in a switch based
Techniques for assignment and signaling of the priority information within the scalable video bitstream in a switch-based conferencing system are provided. The...
Collecting power outage notifications in a frequency hopping communication
In one embodiment, a device in a frequency hopping communication network operate in a first mode according to a common broadcast schedule for the network that...