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System and method for a service metering framework in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes causing generation of a metered record associated with a metering event of an application executed...
Network based on demand wireless roaming
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device, a request from a mobile device to connect to a wireless local area network, inserting mobile...
Private pairwise key management for groups
In an example embodiment, a key generation system (KGS) is used to generate private pairwise keys between peers belonging to a group. Each member of the group...
Fixed generic mapping of client data to optical transport frame
A fixed Generic Mapping Procedure (GMP) apparatus and method are provided to map client data to an optical transport frame. Client data to be mapped into a...
Upstream label allocation on ethernets for MP2MP LSPS
An apparatus or method for upstream label allocation on LANs for multipoint (MP) label switched paths (LSPs). In one embodiment of the method, a first router...
Access point assisted direct client discovery
A wireless access point device configured to serve wireless client devices in a wireless network monitors transmissions sent by direct clients capable of...
Nonlinear power state transitioning
In nonlinear power state transitioning, temporal intervals of inactivity in network traffic traversing a network node are determined from transport control data...
System and method for managing topology changes in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a spanning tree protocol topology change notification (STP TCN) in a network; removing...
Dynamically troubleshooting voice quality
In an example embodiment, a method for dynamically troubleshooting voice quality. The method comprises generating a request to intercept a predetermined data...
Interoperability of data plane based overlays and control plane based
overlays in a network environment
Technologies are provided in example embodiments for intercepting a packet being multicast from a first tunnel endpoint in a network, determining first address...
Control of rate adaptive endpoints
An apparatus may receive a plurality of data streams for transmission over a network. The apparatus may adjust packet drop rates in proportion to differences...
Remote control unit
Method and apparatus for retroactively detecting malicious or otherwise
A system for retroactively detecting malicious software on an end user system without performing expensive cross-referencing directly on the endpoint device. A...
Configuring host network parameters without powering on a host server
Techniques are provided to adjust network settings for network connectivity resources used by a host server. A network card device, coupled to the host server,...
Tagging content within a networking environment based upon recipients
receiving the content
A networking environment accessible by a plurality of computing devices is established to facilitate communications between participants associated with the...
Device, methods, and user interface for providing optimized entry of
The present invention includes a device, method, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text. In one form, a method for providing...
Customized ring tones for mobile phones based on context information
A method in one embodiment includes receiving, by a mobile client device, an incoming call sent by a caller, a caller ID being associated with the incoming...
Intercepting a communication session in a telecommunication network
Intercepting a secure communication session includes distributing a key from a key distribution point to establish a secure communication session between a...
Dynamically determining hostnames of network devices
Techniques are disclosed for dynamically determining or learning hostnames. According to embodiments described herein, a solicitation message is received at a...
OTV scaling: site virtual MAC address
Techniques for providing an extended layer 2 network. Embodiments receive, at a first network device in a first layer 2 network within the extended layer 2...
High density deployment using transmit or transmit-receive interference
suppression with selective channel...
In a wireless local are network, each of multiple access points, in a high density deployment, are configured to suppress co-channel interference. A first...
System and method for providing configuration data in a mesh network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving packets from a group of nodes configured to operate in a mesh network; referencing...
Co-channel utilization estimation
Devices, methods and instructions encoded on computer readable media are provided herein for estimation of the available bandwidth in a frequency channel shared...
Connection verification for MPLS label switched paths and pseudowires
In one embodiment, a maintenance intermediate point (MIP) receives a packet traveling along a multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) label switched path (LSP)...
Efficiently decoupling reservation and data forwarding of data flows in a
In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a router) performs reservations for data flows, each on a corresponding selected (reserved) path having adequate reservation...
Dynamic protection against failure of a head-end node of one or more
In one embodiment, a repair label switched path (LSP) is established for a primary LSP having a head-end node. The repair LSP extends from a neighboring...
Techniques for network-centric scheduled power provisioning
A method is performed in a power sourcing device (PSD). The method includes, for each of a plurality of powered devices (PDs) configured to time-varyingly draw...
IPTV off-path admission control signaling in the presence of network
Off-path admission control signaling in the presence of a network address translation (NAT) device may be provided. In response to a request for a content...
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...
Multi-server consolidated input/output (IO) device
An input/output (IO) device for connecting multiple servers to one or more network interfaces. The device includes a network connection module comprising one or...
Session-reuse in networks
Systems and methods for establishing a first session with a first client device to deliver first content, receiving a request for a second session with a second...
Distributing execution of applications between a local client system and a
remote virtual environment
According to one embodiment, a system comprises a computing device including at least one processor. The system detects a request to execute an application...
Order-independent stream query processing
In a system and method for order-independent stream query processing, one or more input streams of data are received, and the one or more input streams are...
Systems, methods and media for location reporting at a charging area level
A method for location reporting at a charging area level granularity is provided. The method includes detecting at a mobility management entity (MME) a...
Method and apparatus for enhancing speaker selection
A method and apparatus to provide speaker selection in a multi-party conference call is described. The method may comprise processing a speaker queue for at...
Dynamically adjusting number of transmit antennas for MIMO systems to use
greater transmit power
Techniques are presented to reduce the number of antennas used for a transmission for a given antenna configuration and data rate. At a wireless communication...
Processing of impaired and incomplete multi-latticed video streams
An apparatus for facilitating reception of multiple representations of a video signal. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a mechanism for receiving...
Terminal capabilities set exchange between heterogeneous endpoints
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a protocol translator a first message from a first endpoint to a second endpoint. The first message includes a...
Noise ingress cancelation
A demodulator can include an ingress exciser configured to remove ingress noise from a burst mode digital input signal that is above a predetermined threshold...
Maintaining point of presence for clients roaming within a layer 2 domain
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet from a source wireless device at a second switch, the source wireless device previously associated with...
Dynamic bandwidth selection for wide bandwidth wireless local area
Dynamic bandwidth selection techniques are provided for a plurality of wireless access point devices that operate in a wireless local area network. Each access...
Partial association identifier computation in wireless networks
In one embodiment, a method includes generating for a client device associated with an access point, a partial association identifier based on an association...
Querying health of full-meshed forwarding planes
In one embodiment, an originating node in a full-mesh computer network receives a trigger to determine integrity of the full-mesh network's data-paths. The...
Selective topology routing for distributed data collection
In one embodiment, a device, such as a network management server, determines a traffic matrix of a mesh network, where the traffic matrix indicates an amount of...
Locating points of interest using references to media frames within a
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a stream of transport packets encapsulating media packets, and generating a reference to the point-of-interest...
Home communication systems
Systems and methods are disclosed of a network including a primary device, a plurality of remote devices, and a shared peripheral device. The network allows the...
Dynamic virtual machine consolidation
At a first physical computing machine executing a plurality of virtual machines and connected to a network, one or more virtual machine metrics for each virtual...
Bidirectional inline power port
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device...
Enabling packet handling information in the clear for MACSEC protected
Techniques are provided to append packet handling information "in the clear" ahead of security related information in a packet to be routed over a network to...
Pluggable module subcomponent reset
Techniques are provided for resetting a microprocessor-based subcomponent of a pluggable module. Specifically, a host device connected to the pluggable module...