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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...
US-8,239,942 Parallel intrusion detection sensors with load balancing for high speed networks
Various embodiments of a method and system for detecting unauthorized signatures to or from a local network. Multiple sensors are connected at an...
US-8,239,923 Controlling computer program extensions in a network device
A network infrastructure element such as a packet data router or switch hosts an application program and one or more user program extensions to the application...
US-8,239,739 Systems and methods of deferred error recovery
Systems and methods of deferred error recovery in a digital home communications terminal are disclosed. One such method comprises: receiving packets at a...
US-8,239,569 OSPF optimization for hub and spoke environment
A method and apparatus for routing data in a network is disclosed. A spoke router signals its intention to act as spoke in a new bit in Hello and database...
US-8,239,540 Distributed computing based on multiple nodes with determined capacity selectively joining resource groups...
A network provides distributed computing services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
US-8,239,477 Apparatus and methods for controlling a data tapping session in a storage area network
Disclosed is a session modification mechanism for altering a data tapping process in a storage area network (SAN). In general, a data tapping mechanism is set...
US-8,239,337 Network device proximity data import based on weighting factor
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with importing proximity data are provided. Device identification information and device location information...
US-8,238,966 Controlling multi-mode devices
In an example embodiment, a technique for automatically controlling radio interfaces of a multi-mode device. Wireless interfaces are enabled or disabled based...
US-8,238,935 Real-time location information from mobile devices including embedding location information in media packet payload
One embodiment includes a method in a mobile device, including accepting real-time location information on the location of the mobile device, and ascertaining...
US-8,238,925 Hybrid QoS access method for power save stations
A hybrid QoS access method for a wireless station, such as a power-save VoIP station, where a first method, such as "reverse polling" is used on a lightly...
US-8,238,877 Access technology independent identifier generation
A network system for communicating with mobile nodes has multiple gateways that can operate with each using a different access technology. In an IPv6 system,...
US-8,238,750 Split/smart channel allocated WDM-PON architecture
Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to an example embodiment, a dual split passive optical network (PON) may be provided that includes an...
US-8,238,548 Controlling echo during double-talk in a voice conference
An echo canceller apparatus comprises a receive side attenuator coupled in a receive side signal path that is configured to couple from a conference call bridge...
US-8,238,487 Log-likelihood ratio algorithm for use in reducing co-channel interference in wireless communication systems
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a transmission from a wireless communication device, the transmission associated with...
US-8,238,352 System and apparatus for rogue VoIP phone detection and managing VoIP phone mobility
A method and a system track network access information for authorized network devices. The access information facilitates tracking movement of the device...
US-8,238,347 Fibre channel over ethernet
A Data Center Ethernet ("DCE") network and related methods and device are provided. A DCE network simplifies the connectivity of data centers and provides a...
US-8,238,338 Interior gateway protocol summarization preserving internet protocol reachability information
In one example embodiment, a system and method is illustrated that includes receiving connectivity data for at least one network device, the connectivity data...
US-8,238,232 Constructing a transition route in a data communication network
A method is described of constructing a transition route in a data communication network having as components nodes and links. Upon receipt of a transition...
US-8,234,401 Adaptive policers responsive to utilization levels of a resource
Policers receive packets of flows of packet traffic, which are to be communicated to monitored resource. The utilization levels of the monitored resource are...
US-8,234,390 Register clustering in a SIP-based network
In one embodiment, a method can include: receiving a request for service in a first edge proxy; applying a hash function to a source address of an endpoint; and...
US-8,234,086 Detection of multiple powered devices connected to an inline power delivery channel
Power sourcing equipment in a power over Ethernet (POE) system detects the connection of multiple powered devices to an inline power delivery channel to enable...
US-8,233,728 Embedded image quality stamps
In an image generation and rendering system, a quality stamp indicative of image fidelity is embedded in image data units resulting from image data...
US-8,233,597 System and method for the playing of key phrases in voice mail messages
A method is provided for playing one or more key portions of a voice communication. The method includes storing, in a memory, a communication that includes one...
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