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US-8,958,418 Frame handling within multi-stage switching fabrics
Various techniques can be used to handle frames within multi-stage switching fabric. For example, in one method, a frame and an associated frame header are...
US-8,958,341 Systems and methods for selecting serving gateways to service user equipment
Some embodiments provide methods for selecting a serving gateway to service user equipment in communication with a network, including: receiving a message from...
US-8,958,329 Fabric load balancing
In one implementation, a series of nodes in a network or a fabric communicate congestion values upstream against the flow of data packets. A current node...
US-8,958,327 Passive network latency monitoring
A method measures a resident delay for each port in a node in a network and a peer delay between each pair of neighbor nodes in the network. From these resident...
US-8,958,318 Event-based capture of packets from a network flow
An apparatus and method for event-based data capture from network flows are provided. At a network device, a network flow is received that comprises a plurality...
US-8,957,940 Utilizing a smart camera system for immersive telepresence
Video content is received at a computing device that camera views provided by video cameras that are aligned to capture images of participants within a defined...
US-8,957,936 Method to preview caller in a video conference session
The concept of caller identification (ID) may be enhanced by taking advantage of video by allowing a call recipient to see who is calling on an incoming video...
US-8,954,998 Application of an embedded instrumentation interface definition language
A system and method provides a managed resource instrumentation application on a network device to instrument a managed network device component. The managed...
US-8,954,866 Messaging and presence protocol as a configuration and management bus for embedded devices
Techniques are provided herein for establishing at a network management server a presence on a network. A presence associated with one or more managed devices...
US-8,954,863 Intelligent social collaboration unified media
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving information from a user in a collaboration network, the information including a unit of content, a title, an...
US-8,954,806 Single event-upset controller wrapper that facilitates fault injection
A method that determines the system impact of single event upset (SEU) and a single event upset (SEU) wrapper that controls a SEU controller is disclosed. The...
US-8,954,591 Resource negotiation for cloud services using a messaging and presence protocol
Techniques are provided for sending from a client in a first network device a first session-initiate message to a second network device that is configured to...
US-8,954,582 Managing fate-sharing in shared-media communication networks
In one embodiment, a management device receives one or more fate-sharing reports locally generated by one or more corresponding reporting nodes in a...
US-8,953,771 Method and apparatus to provide cryptographic identity assertion for the PSTN
The present application provides an authentication scheme that allows a device to provide additional authentication of a Publicly Switched Telephone Network...
US-8,953,770 Returning missed phone calls
In one embodiment, a method is provided for returning missed phone calls. In this method, a missed phone call is detected and a phone number associated with the...
US-8,953,758 Terminating a call according to reverse signaling data
An incoming call is communicated to a first endpoint and a second endpoint. A call redirection message comprising a redirection number is received from the...
US-8,953,629 Blade router with NAT support
A blade router for increased interface scalability is provided. The blade router may address interface scalability by having each of the linecards manage its...
US-8,953,624 Intelligent host route distribution for low latency forwarding and ubiquitous virtual machine mobility in...
Techniques are presented for distributing host route information of virtual machines to routing bridges (RBridges). A first RBridge receives a routing message...
US-8,953,604 Root node redundancy for multipoint-to-multipoint transport trees
A mechanism is provided to configure a plurality of transport trees in a transport network, each of which correspond to a native tree (e.g., a bidirectional...
US-8,953,486 Global auto-configuration of network devices connected to multipoint virtual connections
A method involves receiving information identifying one or more virtual connections (VCs) available within a network and one or more IP subnets. The information...
US-8,953,470 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...
US-8,953,452 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...
US-8,952,974 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...
US-8,952,523 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...
US-8,949,959 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...
US-8,949,952 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...
US-8,949,938 Mechanisms to use network session identifiers for software-as-a-service authentication
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...
US-8,949,931 System and method for monitoring application security in a network environment
A method includes determining an application role in a distributed application in a network environment, generating a role profile for the application role from...
US-8,949,891 Customized zapping
A method and apparatus is described to display a customized video sequence during a channel change interval. The method includes displaying a first channel;...
US-8,949,883 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...
US-8,949,866 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...
US-8,949,662 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...
US-8,949,586 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...
US-8,949,410 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...
US-8,949,383 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...
US-8,949,346 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...
US-8,948,813 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...
US-8,948,609 Pre-distortion techniques for optical modulators to improve constellation point separation
According to a first aspect, techniques are provided to optimize a Mach-Zehnder modulator drive waveform by distorting the outer modulation levels of the...
US-8,948,229 Dynamic hopping sequence computation in channel hopping communication networks
In one embodiment, a device in a channel hopping communication network independently maintains a slot counter, and computes a channel identification (ID) based...
US-8,948,204 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...
US-8,948,181 System and method for optimizing next-hop table space in a dual-homed network environment
A method for optimizing next-hop table space in a dual-homed network environment is provided and includes associating an Emulated Switch Internet Protocol...
US-8,948,176 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...
US-8,948,170 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)...
US-8,948,169 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...
US-8,948,058 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...
US-8,948,054 System and method for discovering multipoint endpoints in a network environment
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...
US-8,948,023 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...
US-8,948,013 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...
US-8,948,010 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...
US-8,947,884 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...
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