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US-8,254,552 System and method for providing a recovery mode in a session initiation protocol (SIP) environment
A method to be executed in a session initiation protocol (SIP) environment is provided that includes detecting, by a first agent, a potential lost connection...
US-8,254,412 Implementing priority based dynamic bandwidth adjustments
A method that includes receiving a reservation request from a first endpoint that comprises a bandwidth list identifying a plurality of bandwidth levels...
US-8,254,409 User isolation between network devices
In one embodiment, a network device may have its network interfaces identified as either network-to-network interfaces (NNIs) configured to communicate with...
US-8,254,396 Fast border gateway protocol synchronization
A checkpointing approach enables BGP peers to reduce the number of UPDATE messages that are exchanged and processed after a router restarts. A router receives...
US-8,254,394 Technique for providing constant bit rate (CBR) service over a time-slotted access channel
According to specific embodiments of the invention, a technique is described for providing constant bit rate (CBR) service over shared access channels in a...
US-8,254,357 Maintaining network availability for wireless clients in a wireless local area network
In an example embodiment, there is described herein a technique that provides network availability to wireless clients (e.g., wireless clients running mission...
US-8,254,273 Tracing connection paths through transparent proxies
In one embodiment, a method for tracing a connection path from a source node to a destination node through a network having one or more transparent proxies...
US-8,254,272 Operations administration management for path computation element chains
In one embodiment, an interested node (e.g., a path computation client or "PCC", network management node, etc.) may send a path computation element (PCE)...
US-8,254,271 Point-to-multipoint connectivity verification
Improved connectivity verification is disclosed. A root in a point-to-multipoint network can establish parameters for a connectivity-verification session with...
US-8,254,256 System and method for performing distributed policing
Various systems and methods that synchronize local copies of a variable used in a distributed algorithm, such as that used in distributed policing, are...
US-8,253,771 Video call management apparatus and associated methodology of controlling voice and video response
An video call management apparatus and associated methodology of controlling interactive voice and video responses is provided. A calling party is identified as...
US-8,250,647 Method and apparatus for automatic filter generation and maintenance
Automatic filter generation and maintenance comprises detecting, from network packets, an IP address and a first MAC address; the IP address and the first MAC...
US-8,250,634 Systems, methods, media, and means for user level authentication
In some embodiments, a gateway in a communications network is provided including a subscriber interface and a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) registrar;...
US-8,250,630 Detecting unauthorized computer access
A machine executed method comprising at a first computer, receiving from a second computer a request to gain root-administrator access to an operating system...
US-8,250,359 Method and apparatus for distributing group data in a tunneled encrypted virtual private network
A packet forwarding process, on a data communications device, forwards a packet to a plurality of destinations within a network from that data communications...
US-8,250,175 Techniques for remapping content requests
Techniques for routing content requests are provided. In one embodiment, a first device at a network device sends a request from a first device at a first site...
US-8,250,167 Distributed network communication system which enables multiple network providers to use a common distributed...
A system and method for providing access and/or roaming features on a network system. The network system includes a plurality of wireless and/or wired access...
US-8,250,141 Real-time event notification for collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a determination is made that a specified event of a collaborative computing session has occurred. In response to the specified event, a...
US-8,249,953 Methods and apparatus for determining the status of a device
Methods and devices are provided for determining the status of a networked device, e.g., a networked RFID device. In some embodiments of the invention, a...
US-8,249,596 Location based handoff
A method includes determining a coverage area for each of a plurality of base stations. The method also includes receiving a first location parameter indicative...
US-8,249,538 Offset direct conversion receiver
An offset direct conversion receiver apparatus and corresponding receiving method are provided. A received wireless signal is directly downconverted and...
US-8,249,509 Dynamic channel estimation based on channel conditions
A dynamically adaptive channel estimation process is provided for use in a wireless communication device. At a first device, a wireless transmission is received...
US-8,249,070 Methods and apparatuses for performing scene adaptive rate control
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a network bandwidth; detect a sequence of frames; determine a motion based on the sequence of frames; set...
US-8,249,069 Forwarding multi-destination packets in a network with virtual port channels
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a multi-destination packet at a switch in communication with a plurality of servers through a network device,...
US-8,249,065 Destination MAC aging of entries in a Layer 2 (L2) forwarding table
In one embodiment, entries in an address table of the forwarding engine in a linecard or supervisor are updated to a current time value when the MAC address in...
US-8,249,049 Clock synchronization
In an example embodiment, a method for synchronizing clocks between a plurality of clocked devices where one of the plurality of clocked devices is not directly...
US-8,249,025 Methods and systems for providing improved handoffs in a wireless communication system
Methods and systems are provided for using a PDSN in a wireless communication network that includes multiple IP addresses and multiple corresponding physical...
US-8,248,953 Detecting and isolating domain specific faults
A method for detecting and isolating domain specific faults includes comparing a first media quality report for a communication from a first node with a second...
US-8,248,942 Monitoring of real-time transport protocol (RTP) packet flow along RTP path
Techniques are provided herein to enable monitoring of a real-time transport protocol (RTP) packet flow in devices along the path that the RTP packet flow...
US-8,248,920 Alternate spanning tree for faster indirect link failure recovery
Methods and apparatus that form the basis of an alternate spanning tree protocol that may be used, for example, to identify rings within a properly converged...
US-8,248,446 Rich media communication client device, method and computer program product
A method, computer program product, and system for initiating, routing and scheduling video conferences. A dial URL is introduced with a prefix unique for...
US-8,248,233 Location filtering based on device mobility classification
In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining location information associated with a remote device, and processing the location information. Processing the...
US-8,245,278 Apparatus and method for secure configuration of shared powerline devices
Client adapter and method simplify security deployment in an EPN, including the shared services electrical power lines of a premises. With direct coupling,...
US-8,245,255 Program guide navigation
Systems and methods that provide a first electronic program guide (EPG) screen having a plurality of channel identifiers, program information, and an icon...
US-8,245,141 Hierarchical collaboration policies in a shared workspace environment
In one embodiment, a first administrative entity having first members may initiate an operated shared workspace having a policy control engine. The first...
US-8,245,014 Thread interleaving in a multithreaded embedded processor
The present invention provides a network multithreaded processor, such as a network processor, including a thread interleaver that implements fine-grained...
US-8,244,110 Upgrading media content quality for media content based on detecting upgraded media presentation device
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting a user selection of media content having a prescribed quality and that is authorized for presentation to the...
US-8,243,895 Communication system with configurable shared line privacy feature
A PBX system with a shared line connected to a plurality of telephone devices includes one or more processors that control a connection for an incoming call...
US-8,243,746 Ethernet node port virtualizer
In one embodiment, a method includes defining a virtual node port proxy and virtual fabric port proxies at a Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) bridge, the...
US-8,243,734 System and method for providing deterministic routing in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a packet that is part of a flow, and identifying parameters within the packet for mapping...
US-8,243,717 Providing telephony services using intelligent end points
A system includes telephony devices that provide services and applications through the execution of scripts in web pages.
US-8,243,681 Methods and apparatus for broadcast optimization in mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for supporting broadcast traffic in Mobile IP are disclosed. When a Mobile Node registers via a Foreign Agent supporting Mobile IP, the...
US-8,243,671 Distributed channel assignment
Disclosed, in example embodiment herein, is an apparatus comprising an interface and channel selection logic coupled to the interface. The channel selection...
US-8,243,643 Active multicast information protocol
In the disclosed active multicast information protocol, a first edge router of a network receives a data packet from a source, wherein the data packet comprises...
US-8,243,619 Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection scheme
Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of...
US-8,243,604 Fast computation of alterative packet routes
A method for communication includes simultaneously computing a shortest path and a backup path through a network between a pair of nodes. Packets are routed...
US-8,243,599 Method and apparatus for high resolution passive network latency measurement
A method includes receiving a first capture time corresponding to a first time that a data packet is received at a first probe and a second capture time...
US-8,243,588 Disaster recovery for active-standby data center using route health and BGP
The present invention provides an active/standby data center that avoids the delay associated with a cached DNS entry to switch from the active data center to...
US-8,242,969 Connection for antennas operating above a ground plane
An antenna system is provided. The antenna system includes a ground plane, an antenna, a feed cable, a cable connector, and an antenna connector. The ground...
US-8,242,926 Energy-saving status indicator
The embodiments described herein present methods and apparatus for an energy-saving status indicator. A method includes receiving a configuration of a first...
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