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US-8,166,205 Overlay transport virtualization
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes one or more internal interfaces in communication with one or more network devices in a first network site through a...
US-8,166,196 Introducing cascaded intelligent services in a SAN environment
Techniques are disclosed for redirecting fiber channel data transmitted between nodes in a fiber channel fabric. The redirection allows traffic sent from a host...
US-8,166,187 Distributed IP gateway based on sharing a MAC address and IP address concurrently between a first network...
In one embodiment, a method comprises assigning, by a distributed gateway protocol circuit in a first network switching device, a shared Media Access Control...
US-8,166,179 Media streaming through a network address translation (NAT) device
A method and system for managing media streaming between clients on a client side of a network and stream servers on a stream server side of the network,...
US-8,166,163 Server checking using health probe chaining
A load balancer sends a probe packet to a first server in a list of servers. Each server in the list sends the probe successively down the list of servers and...
US-8,166,161 System and method for ensuring privacy while tagging information in a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving data propagating in a network environment and verifying whether the data is associated with a first...
US-8,166,141 Method and apparatus for emulating web browser proxies
A user device disposed on a local area network (LAN) requests a proxy auto-configuration file from a first proxy server. Where the first proxy server is not...
US-8,166,116 Automatic distribution of corrective configuration information
Methods and apparatus for allowing a central network manager to distribute corrective configuration information to customers using e-mail are disclosed....
US-8,166,109 Linking recognized emotions to non-visual representations
A method of linking recognized emotions to non-visual representations includes receiving at a first location information corresponding to demonstrative...
US-8,165,969 Route optimization of services provided by one or more service providers for combined links
A technique performs route optimization of services provided by one or more service providers (SPs) for communication links that are combined in a computer...
US-8,165,566 Functionality distribution for a mobile endpoint
In an embodiment, a method includes identifying a first component device of a plurality of component devices in a communication network and determining that the...
US-8,165,534 Unscheduled protocols for switched antenna arrays
In an example embodiment, an apparatus, comprising a first wireless transceiver, a first directional antenna coupled to the first wireless transceiver, a second...
US-8,165,471 Form factor adapter module
According to one example embodiment, a form factor adapter module may include a small form factor (SFF) host connector, an X2 or XENPAK edge finger connector,...
US-8,165,290 Methods and apparatus for bootstrapping mobile-foreign and foreign-home authentication keys in mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for dynamically generating authentication keys are disclosed. Specifically, a Mobile-Foreign authentication key is separately generated by...
US-8,165,277 Distributed service creation environment for intelligent endpoints
According to one embodiment, a method for creating telephony features for an endpoint includes receiving a plurality of instructions defining a graphical...
US-8,165,223 Deblocking filter
The invention is related to decoding of block wise coded video pictures. The determination of using de-blocking filtering between coded blocks is based on...
US-8,165,157 Maintaining network compatibility
A method for improving network compatibility, the method including but not limited to the following: receiving a first-protocol data-link layer packet having a...
US-8,165,144 Shaper-scheduling method and system to implement prioritized policing
A scheduling method and system for a multi-level class hierarchy are disclosed. The hierarchy includes a root node linked to at least two groups. One of the...
US-8,165,136 Virtual port based SPAN
Methods and apparatus for performing SPAN for a virtual port are disclosed. Specifically, a frame is received from a first port. The frame or a copy thereof is...
US-8,165,109 Method for managing the quality of encrypted voice over IP to teleagents
A voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) system and more particularly, an improved VoIP system serving a distributed group of teleagents. Network parameters that...
US-8,165,043 Multiple instance spanning tree protocol
A multiple instance spanning tree protocol (MI-STP) creates a plurality of active topologies (i.e., loop-free paths) within a computer network. These active...
US-8,165,023 Methods for the secured interconnection of VNET sites over WAN
One embodiment provides a method to interconnect virtual network segments (VNETs) defined for a local-area network (LAN) infrastructure separated by a wide-area...
US-8,165,021 Policy-based resource management
In one embodiment, a network device receives a request from a client in association with a connection, where the request indicates an amount of one or more...
US-8,164,617 Combining views of a plurality of cameras for a video conferencing endpoint with a display wall
A telepresence apparatus, a method of operating a telepresence apparatus, and a tangible computer readable storage medium in a telepresence apparatus that is...
US-8,164,488 Apparatus and method for generating a message based on traffic flow
A method includes determining a first flow characteristic of a flow, the flow comprising at least one targeted user. The method also includes generating for...
US-D658,223 Digital video camera with a retractable data connector
US-8,161,554 System and method for detection and mitigation of network worms
An intrusion detection system for a computer network includes a knowledge database that contains a baseline of normal host behavior, and a correlation engine...
US-8,161,547 Monitoring traffic to provide enhanced network security
A communication system includes a traffic monitoring element that monitors network traffic between network components. The network traffic monitoring element...
US-8,161,538 Stateful application firewall
A method and system to protect web applications from malicious attacks is described. A stateful means of distinguishing between valid (e.g., harmless) and...
US-8,161,395 Method for secure data entry in an application
A method and device for entering data in an application is disclosed. The method may comprise displaying a graphical user interface (GUI) keyboard within the...
US-8,161,386 Method and apparatus for remote web-based technical support
A system provides task-oriented enhancement of a software application that allows for remote, Web-based, technical support. The system observes user-interactive...
US-8,161,185 Method and apparatus for assigning IPv6 link state identifiers
In one embodiment, a technique is used by a routing system to generate a link state identifier for a link state advertisement message. The routing system...
US-8,161,182 Managing network congestion using dynamically advertised congestion status
A method and apparatus are described for managing congestion in a network. For a receiving node, a congestion status associated with a node in the network is...
US-8,161,167 Highly scalable application layer service appliances
A highly scalable application layer service appliance is described herein. According to one embodiment, a network element includes a plurality of application...
US-8,161,134 Smart zoning to enforce interoperability matrix in a storage area network
The present invention describes various mechanisms which may be used for improving SAN device interoperability enforcement techniques implemented in SAN or...
US-8,161,119 Network device provided spam reporting button for instant messaging
In one embodiment, a system can comprise an interface that receives a portion of a messaging communication associated with a client and a tagging component that...
US-8,160,979 Method and apparatus for providing a virtual service agent that receives queries, compares questions to a set...
A virtual agent is disclosed. The virtual agent may receive a question from a user, and compare the question against a list of queries contained in a database....
US-8,160,638 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-8,160,579 Performing deep packet inspection for a communication session
Performing deep packet inspection (DPI) includes facilitating a communication session for an access terminal. The access terminal is associated with a home...
US-8,160,255 System and method for encrypted group network communication with point-to-point privacy
Various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter provide methods and systems for improved efficiency and security in secure gateway-to-secure gateway network...
US-8,160,227 System and method for establishing roaming line numbers
A method is provided for establishing a roaming line number in a communication network. The method includes receiving information from a telephony device...
US-8,160,112 Buffering a media stream
An apparatus and method of buffering a media stream is provided. The method may comprise receiving a plurality of IP packets of the media stream, each packet...
US-8,160,098 Dynamically allocating channel bandwidth between interfaces
In one example, a bandwidth allocation device allocates physical channel bandwidth between local interfaces. Thereafter, at a polling time, the bandwidth...
US-8,160,094 Fibre channel over ethernet
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
US-8,160,093 Timing system for modular cable modem termination system
A modular Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) includes a packet shelf operating a Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) Media Access...
US-8,160,055 System and methods for identifying network path performance
A pseudowire verification framework gathers and maintains status of individual pseudowires by aggregating the state of the individual node hops defining the...
US-8,159,977 Point-controlled contention arbitration in multiple access wireless LANs
A power management method that divorces multicast frames for power save stations from DTIM beacons. An access point associates power save stations with a...
US-8,159,937 Seamless tree creation and movement
In an example embodiment, a beacon is sent on all available interfaces of a device comprising data indicating the operating parameters of all interfaces of the...
US-8,159,932 Initial timing estimation in a wireless network receiver
An apparatus for and a method of wirelessly receiving a signal, and detecting a start of packet (SOP) from the received signal using at least one SOP detection...
US-D657,810 Digital video camera with a retractable data connector
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