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System and method for enhancing network stability by selectively
controlling adjacency formation
A system and method for facilitating connecting a switch to a network to improve network performance. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first...
Enhancing performance of rapid channel changes and other playback
positioning changes in adaptive streaming
Content is received within a network by a content receiver based upon fetch requests by the content receiver to a content source, where the fetch requests for...
Latency reduction in a display device
A display device may reduce the latency of the display of a digital signal by reducing the latency that the display device adds to the digital signal. After a...
Integrated circuit package lid configured for package coplanarity
An integrated circuit package apparatus includes a packaging substrate, an integrated circuit coupled to an upper side of the packaging substrate, an array of...
Reduced authentication times for shared-media network migration
In one embodiment, a management device in a computer network determines when nodes of the computer network join any one of a plurality of field area routers...
Multi-stack subscriber sign on
A system includes a multi-stack subscriber, a gateway, and a web portal. The web portal determines whether the subscriber is authenticated to access the...
Mechanisms to use network session identifiers for software-as-a-service
Techniques are provided for authenticating a subject of a client device to access a software-as-a-service (SaaS) server. A network access device receives a...
System and method for monitoring application security in a network
A method includes determining an application role in a distributed application in a network environment, generating a role profile for the application role from...
A method and apparatus is described to display a customized video sequence during a channel change interval. The method includes displaying a first channel;...
Signalling buffer characteristics for splicing operations of video streams
In one method embodiments, providing a transport stream to a client device, the transport stream comprising a head stream and a tail stream, the head stream and...
Object-oriented class hierarchy for workflow execution targets
A method is provided for managing an application program interface and may include identifying a creation of a new target type in an orchestrator, wherein the...
Logical partitioning of a physical device
In one embodiment, an indication of a fault condition is received relating to a first service running on a physical device in a computer network. The first...
System and method for authenticating computer system boot instructions
during booting by using a public key...
Various systems, processes, and products may be used to authenticate computer system boot instructions. In particular implementations, a system, process, and...
Server load balancer scaling for virtual servers
Techniques are provided herein for receiving information at a device in a network indicating a load level for one or more server load balancers that are...
Volume hierarchy download in a storage area network
In one embodiment, a solution is provided wherein a volume hierarchy may be received at a network device in a storage area network. Once the network device is...
System and method for providing a two-tiered virtual communications
architecture in a network environment
An example method is provided and includes receiving information indicative of a marking on an electronic display. Data related to the marking is communicated...
Cellphone video imaging
A system for forming and transmitting a plurality of video images, at an image transmission rate of at least 1-3 images per sec, from a first cell phone to a...
Pre-distortion techniques for optical modulators to improve constellation
According to a first aspect, techniques are provided to optimize a Mach-Zehnder modulator drive waveform by distorting the outer modulation levels of the...
Dynamic hopping sequence computation in channel hopping communication
In one embodiment, a device in a channel hopping communication network independently maintains a slot counter, and computes a channel identification (ID) based...
Fabric channel control apparatus and method
A method for receiving packet data at a communication channel and transmitting the packet data over serial links of the communication channel. The packet data...
System and method for optimizing next-hop table space in a dual-homed
A method for optimizing next-hop table space in a dual-homed network environment is provided and includes associating an Emulated Switch Internet Protocol...
Distributed fibre channel forwarder
A distributed Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Forwarder (FCF) and a distributed Fiber Channel Switch are described. The Distributed FCF is realized by...
Automation fallback to P2P LSPs for MLDP built multipoint-trees
A method of using a point-to-point (P2P) label switched path (LSP) to transmit multicast data packets partially through a multiprotocol label switched (MPLS)...
Mechanism for E-VPN interoperability with VPLS
In one embodiment, a network device in a set of network devices obtains a pseudowire label for a Provider Edge (PE) device, where the pseudowire label...
System and method for improving audio quality during web conferences over
low-speed network connections
A method that includes: (1) transmitting, at a first transmit time point, a first probe packet over a network connection to a conferencing server immediately...
System and method for discovering multipoint endpoints in a network
An example method is provided and may include multicasting a discovery packet in an overlay network, which includes a Layer 2 scheme over a Layer 3 network; and...
Enhancing mtrace to detect failure in multicast diverse paths
In one embodiment, a network device may receive an mtrace query, where the mtrace query identifies two or more multicast routing paths. The network device may...
Selective packet sequence acceleration in a network environment
At least one first frame of a first data flow can be received and passed to a general processor to inspect the at least one first frame. A flow acceleration...
Adaptive cross-network message bandwidth allocation by message servers
The network device is described that comprises an allocator to adaptively allocate respective event message rate limits to client network devices that is in...
Support for a printed circuit assembly
A device includes a printed circuit assembly (PCA) including a printed circuit board and at least one electronic component integrated with the printed circuit...
System and method for alerting a participant in a video conference
An example method is provided and includes identifying an active speaker of a video session; analyzing a signal from an originating endpoint associated with the...
System and method for obtaining a digital certificate for an endpoint
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of establishing a digital certificate on an endpoint includes establishing a connection between a...
Generalized coordinate system and metric-based resource selection
In one embodiment, an n-dimensional resource vector for each of a plurality of resources in a computer network is determined, each n-dimensional resource vector...
Network resource access using social networks
A network controller is enabled to control a network that is administered by a network administrator. The network controller provides the network administrator...
Abstract representation and provisioning of network services
A network management device connects to a device on the network, receives a trigger for an operation command, supplies to the device a command line interface...
Connectivity system for multi-tenant access networks
A system may provide connectivity service in a multi-tenant network. A first node in the multi-tenant network can receive data packets, each of the data packets...
Timeslot encryption in an optical transport network
An Optical Transport Network (OTN) frame comprises an optical channel payload unit that is divided into a plurality of timeslots. This OTN frame is received at...
Call notification with rich caller identification
Communication systems and methods are described that include call notification with rich caller identification. Components of the communication systems are...
RFID for available resources not connected to the network
Disclosed are apparatus and techniques for providing presence and location information from available media resources to participants in a media conference so...
Dynamic subcarrier utilization and intelligent transmission scheduling
In one embodiment, a transmitting device monitors transmission activity of each of a plurality of subcarriers in a communication network, and determines a set...
Method and apparatus for self-learning of VPNS from combinations of
unidirectional tunnels in MPLS/VPN networks
In one embodiment, a data packet is received at a network device. A layer-2 identification (L2ID) value is identified for the received data packet based on a...
Logical packet switching device with switching fabric extended between
multiple physical devices
In one embodiment, a logical packet switching device has its switching fabric extended between multiple physical devices, such as, but not limited to, over one...
Shared feature controller election in distributed VOIP environment
In one embodiment, a distributed, dynamic and call based feature controller election is executed in a distributed call processing system which is simple,...
System and method for providing selective mobility invocation in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes invoking a mobile access gateway function based on an end user requesting an Internet Protocol (IP)...
Method and apparatus for route optimization enforcement and verification
In one embodiment, a best exit from an autonomous system (AS) for a controlled prefix is determined. A network device of the AS influences a route for the...
Real time and high resolution buffer occupancy monitoring and recording
Presented herein are techniques for detection and characterization of buffer occupancy of a buffer in a network device. Packets are received at a network...
Method and apparatus for adaptive fast start in link aggregation
In one embodiment, a period between periodic transmissions of protocol data units (PDUs) used to form or maintain a link aggregation group is initially set to a...
Method, computer-readable storage medium, and apparatus for modifying the
layout used by a video composing unit...
In one embodiment, a method that includes providing, on a display, an object configured to be moved by a user along an axis, associating a plurality of...
System and method for providing collaborating power controllers
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a message associated with a detection of reactive power in an energy system and inducing a...
Intelligent social collaboration hover card
In one embodiment, a method includes generating a hover card associated with an entity in response to a user of a software application hovering a pointer over a...