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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...
Ad-hoc mobile IP network for intelligent transportation system
A method and system for intelligently managing a transportation network are provided. The method includes dynamically establishing an ad hoc data communications...
Startup control of devices
Controlled startup of devices is based on dynamic statistical predictions. Timely startup of onboard associated vehicle devices is based on dynamic statistical...
Geographical location information/signal quality-context based recording
and playback of multimedia data from a...
Playback of multimedia data associated with a recorded conference session is simplified, particularly for a person who participated in the conference session...
Variable optical attenuator
In one embodiment, a variable optical attenuator includes a core configured to propagate optical data signals and a cladding surrounding at least part of the...
Silicon-based opto-electronic integrated circuit with reduced polarization
A silicon-based opto-electronic circuit is formed to exhibit reduced polarization-dependent loss by strategically placing the photodetecting device as close as...
System and method for scaling IPv6 addresses in a network environment
An example method is provided and includes receiving, at an ingress switch in a network, a packet from an attached host that is coupled to a destination host,...
System and method for routing using path identifiers
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first packet sent by a first node. The packet includes a first Layer 3 source address, a first Layer 3...
Seamless mobility handover
Seamless mobility between public and private WLANs may be provided. First a Mobile Node (MN) may be registered for privileged network access via a first access...
Audio sequestering and opt-in sequences for a conference session
In one embodiment, a method includes electronically prompting, in response to a triggering event, a participant connected to a conference session via a...
Dynamic reroute scheduling in a directed acyclic graph (DAG)
In one embodiment, a particular node joins a directed acyclic graph (DAG) in a computer network at a parent node, and determines its grade based on a topology...
Channel quality aware transport flow compensation
Channel quality of an airlink is assessed at an edge router of a radio-access communication network. Based on the assessment, the cause of lost data is...
Removing scan channel limitation on semiconductor devices
A method to perform component testing by supplying test patterns to a serial input pin coupled to an IEEE 1149.6 boundary-scan cell that is associated with an...
Optimizing program requests over a wide area network
In various embodiments, data processing apparatus, software, or machine-implemented methods can optimize NFSv3 asynchronous write requests or MSRPC calls that...
Quick session setup for video on demand with information caching
A technique for managing session setup for video on demand sessions involves caching information related to session setup for a session manager and then...
System and method for deriving user expertise based on data propagating in
a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving data propagating in a network environment, separating the data into one or more fields, evaluating at...
Creation of composite images from a plurality of source streams
One system described herein, among others, comprises receiving a plurality of slice groups created by converting a plurality of video stream using flexible...
Video compression using multiple variable length coding methods for
multiple types of transform coefficient blocks
Classifying a series of quantized transform coefficients of a block of image data into one of a pre-defined plurality of classes for entropy coding, and entropy...
Reactive and proactive routing protocol interoperation in low power and
In one embodiment, a border node between a reactive routing network and a proactive routing network may receive an inter-domain route request (RREQ) from a...