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US-8,588,377 Method and system for grouping voice messages
A method for grouping voice messages includes extracting a voice signature from a voice message and tagging the voice message with an identification associated...
US-8,588,240 Methods and systems for accounting in an access gateway
Methods and systems are disclosed that provide accounting in an access gateway of a communication network. Logic can be implemented in an access gateway to...
US-8,588,238 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...
US-8,588,225 Physical resource to virtual service network mapping in a template based end-to-end service provisioning
In one embodiment, the system may identify a virtual network, the virtual network including a plurality of virtual entities and connections among the plurality...
US-8,588,108 Method and apparatus to trigger DAG reoptimization in a sensor network
In one embodiment, a probing technique allows a root node to determine whether to trigger reoptimization of a computer network represented by a directed acyclic...
US-8,588,107 Returning domain identifications without reconfiguration
In one embodiment, a technique for returning Domain IDs to a Fiber Channel fabric without a full build fabric (BF) phase is provided. A switch in the fabric may...
US-8,588,081 Monitoring a flow set to detect faults
In certain embodiments, monitoring a flow set to detect faults includes identifying, by a first maintenance end point, a flow set comprising flows that utilize...
US-8,588,077 Retransmission-based stream repair and stream join
The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) and its related standards define a retransmission packet format and a way to give feedback via Negative ACKnowledge...
US-8,587,634 System and method for intelligent mode switching in a communications environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving data associated with a plurality of endpoints that are engaged in a video conference, and...
US-8,585,228 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....
US-8,584,942 Systems and methods for network inventory management utilizing mobile technology
A system for streamlining a network management system (NMS) includes scanning, via a mobile device, a code on a hardware or software component; and determining,...
US-8,584,215 System and method for securing distributed exporting models in a network environment
A method is provided in one example implementation and includes identifying a plurality of exporters that are authorized to communicate data to a collector on...
US-8,584,207 Infrastructure-less bootstrapping: trustless bootstrapping to enable mobility for mobile devices
Methods and apparatus for supporting a session in Mobile IP are disclosed. A Mobile Node sends a first Mobile IP message identifying the Mobile Node to a Home...
US-8,583,978 Multicast message retransmission
In one implementation, a method of distributing a multicast message in a wireless mesh network includes receiving a multicast message from a parent node of an...
US-8,583,914 Reducing processing load in proxies for secure communications
In one embodiment, a method for providing secure communications using a proxy is provided. The proxy negotiates with a client and a server to determine a...
US-8,583,779 Root cause analysis approach with candidate elimination using network virtualization
Root cause analysis in a communication network includes eliminating candidate events using a computer-implemented method, comprising creating a virtual network...
US-8,583,771 Mapping human-meaningful parameters to network-meaningful parameters to permit user to establish traffic...
A method of describing highly valued traffic in a home network in terms that are meaningful for a human and that are translated to useful network parameters.
US-8,583,753 Service advertisements for a network
In one example embodiment, a method may include receiving a service advertisement message from an advertising node via a ring-based network, determining a...
US-8,582,750 Connection recovery in a call center
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting termination of a first connection between a first caller and a first agent during a communication session between...
US-8,582,741 Unification of rosters in a communication system
In one embodiment, a method for unifying rosters is provided. A client receives an escalation request associated with a first roster and responds to the...
US-8,582,557 Fax relay tunneling
A system comprising a first network gateway coupled to a circuit-switched network, the first network gateway to initiate a tunnel through the circuit-switched...
US-8,582,541 Appending a ranging waveform to a frame to maintain communication protocol interoperability
A technique is provided to enable a ranging-enhanced communication device that operates according to a legacy communication protocol to transmit a ranging...
US-8,582,517 De-correlation of sub-bands using cyclic shifts
Techniques are provided to de-correlate sub-bands of a packet to be transmitted. At a communication device, a signal (packet or frame) is generated for...
US-8,582,473 Providing services to packet flows in a network
A system and method for providing services to packet flows in a communication network. The services include enhanced charging, stateful firewalls, traffic...
US-8,582,469 Peer-to-peer network including routing protocol enhancement
Methods, apparatuses and systems that enhance the operation of peer-to-peer networks with routing protocols. In a particular implementation, peer nodes of a...
US-8,582,468 System and method for providing packet proxy services across virtual private networks
A method is provided for proxy services between a public network and a private network. Such a method includes receiving a first packet having a destination...
US-8,582,465 System and method for facilitating network performance analysis
A system for facilitating network performance analysis. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first module capable of quantifying network...
US-8,582,438 Detecting and mitigating overload on switches by wireless mobile client devices
Techniques are provided to load balance point of presence traffic for a group of network devices, such as switches, that are configured to support network...
US-8,581,728 Inventory devices and methods
In one implementation, a method includes determining first component data by a first aggregation device at a first time, the first aggregation device being...
US-8,581,691 Computer program controlled security mechanism
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a locking member configured to be coupled to a case that contacts an electronic component, the...
US-8,578,465 Token-based control of permitted sub-sessions for online collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a client device may send one or more sub-session requests to one or more corresponding session controllers through a computer network to...
US-8,578,432 Policy control over switched delivery networks
A method is described that includes receiving a program request from a transceiver that includes a program request to receive a video program at the...
US-8,578,421 Headend modeling of data
A data modeling method for modeling data for an electronic program guide (EPG) at a broadcast headend is described. The method includes grouping receiver types...
US-8,578,054 Computing disjoint paths for reactive routing mesh networks
In one embodiment, a reactive routing computer network may be partitioned into diverse logical topologies, and a source node may transmit route request (RREQ)...
US-8,578,022 Adaptive idle timeout for TCP connections in ESTAB state
In various embodiments, a method may be provided comprising: determining a number of established TCP connections to a server; comparing the number of...
US-8,578,007 Performing an in-service software reload on a network device
A software reload is executed. The hardware associated with the network device continues to forward network traffic during the software reload. Also, a kernel...
US-8,577,998 Systems and methods of detecting non-colocated subscriber devices
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving address configuration information for each of a plurality of subscriber devices associated with the same...
US-8,577,201 Buffering of prior displayed television channels upon accessing a different channel
Systems and methods are provided for managing a time-shift buffer (TSB) that is used for buffering video presentations. One such method includes receiving user...
US-8,576,915 Position coding for context-based adaptive variable length coding
Particular embodiments include a method, an apparatus, and logic embodied in tangible computer-readable medium that when executed carries out a method of...
US-8,576,914 Integer transform video compression system, method and computer program product
A video coding/decoding system, method and computer program product employ an integer transform matrix for transforming to/from transform coefficients and...
US-8,576,857 Automatically identifying an edge-facing router
Techniques for automatically identifying an edge-facing router in a network are provided. In one technique, data is obtained at a first router of a subscriber...
US-8,576,842 Transmission of multi-channel MPEG
A system, and related methodology, are provided that are configured to receive, at a first network element such as a Universal Edge Quadrature Amplitude...
US-8,576,708 System and method for link protection using shared SRLG association
In one embodiment, certain SRLGs associated with members of a bundle are deemed to be "risk-free SRLGs", i.e., SRLGs whose failure may not substantially impact...
US-8,576,272 Method and apparatus for using far end camera control (FECC) messages to implement participant and layout...
A method, an apparatus and a medium encoded with instructions for providing layout selection, participant selection, and/or participant-to-participant far end...
US-8,572,665 Selective distribution of cell based video streams over packet based networks
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to allow selective distribution of video information over packet based networks. Video...
US-8,572,413 Methods and apparatus providing advanced classification for power over ethernet
A system conducts a plurality of cycles on the powered device. Each cycle has a detection phase and a classification phase. A classification voltage is applied...
US-8,572,381 Challenge protected user queries
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing challenge protected user queries on a local system is presented. A query is presented to a user....
US-8,572,284 Method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network
A method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network are disclosed. A first virtual machine at a first router on a foreign network...
US-8,572,283 Selectively applying network address port translation to data traffic through a gateway in a communications network
Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) may be selectively applied to data traffic through a gateway in a communications network. The data traffic may be...
US-8,572,225 Technique for graceful shutdown of a routing protocol in a network
In one embodiment, a router generates a notification message that indicates the router is to be gracefully removed from service. The router sends the...
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