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US-8,171,146 Utilization of media capabilities in a mixed environment
An apparatus and method for negotiating media capabilities is described. The method may comprise receiving an invite to establish a connection between a caller...
US-8,171,061 File-system based data store for a workgroup server
A system and method for storing workgroup objects on a file-system based data store in a workgroup server is disclosed. The present invention implements a...
US-8,170,829 Tester bundle
An apparatus for testing multiple Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) ports comprising: a first testing module; a second testing module; and a ...
US-8,170,552 Mobile network device multi-link optimizations
Methods and apparatus for performing optimizations for a mobile network device such as a Mobile Node or Mobile Router supporting multiple links to a Home Agent...
US-8,170,401 Optimizing ad insertion by removing low information frames
Techniques are provided to perform seamless or non-seamless ad insertion using a low-complexity process. Delay is introduced into a transport stream to prevent...
US-8,170,256 Microphone assembly for minimizing acoustic feedback from a loudspeaker
A microphone assembly for desktop communication systems utilizes a directional microphones in a desktop conferencing system without exposing the microphone to...
US-8,170,045 Class-based bandwidth partitioning
Class-based bandwidth partitioning of a sequence of packets of varying packet classes is performed, such as, but not limited to determining whether or not to...
US-8,170,042 Transmit-side scaler and method for processing outgoing information packets using thread-based queues
Embodiments of a transmit-side scaler and method for processing outgoing information packets using thread-based queues are generally described herein. Other...
US-8,170,025 Switch port analyzers
Methods and devices are provided for non-disruptive monitoring of network traffic through one or more ports of a Fibre Channel network device. Preferred...
US-8,170,022 Method and apparatus for actively discovering internet protocol equal cost multiple paths and associate metrics
Methods and apparatus for identifying a best path from a plurality of equal cost paths while accounting for service level agreement (SLA) metrics are disclosed....
US-8,170,014 Multiple NAT traversal protocol
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with multiple NAT traversal are provided. A request is received from a host for a publicly-routable...
US-8,170,011 System and method for allocating packet identifiers in a transport stream in a subscriber network
An apparatus in a digital network includes the logic for allocating and assigning packet identifiers (PIDs) to digital packets, such as MPEG packets. The logic...
US-8,169,987 Managed access point protocol
Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating deployment and configuration of managed access points in hierarchical wireless network systems. An embodiment of...
US-8,169,958 Obtaining information regarding services available from a wireless local area network
In accordance with an example embodiment, there is disclosed herein an application launcher, referred to herein as a "Concierge Launcher," that enables a mobile...
US-8,169,924 Optimal bridging over MPLS/IP through alignment of multicast and unicast paths
A provider edge (PE) node of a network operates to send a trace path message over the network to a receiver PE node, the trace path message recording a list of...
US-8,169,920 Management interface and tool for benchmarking optical network topologies
A management tool facilitating benchmarking of optical network topologies. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an identification of an optical...
US-8,169,903 Managing traffic within and between virtual private networks when using a session border controller
Methods and devices for managing traffic are described. Traffic from a source in a virtual private network (VPN) is received. The traffic is directed to a...
US-8,169,893 Quick detection of problematic link to support fast failover
A technique involves operating an electronic device having data communications ports. Each data communications port includes PHY circuitry to provide Physical...
US-8,169,463 Method and system for automatic camera control
A method for automatically determining an orientation and zoom of an image pickup device associated with a video conferencing system, wherein the method...
US-8,169,300 Logical floor determination for a wireless device using weighted AP received signal strengths
An apparatus configured to acquire received signal strength intensities (RSSIs) for a wireless device from a plurality of access points (APs) located on a...
US-8,166,537 Service-based network access
In a telephony communication system, an operator network provides access to data networks through gateways. The gateways provide access in response to network...
US-8,166,519 Providing mobility management using emulation
A system and method are disclosed for providing mobility management among mobile nodes in a communication network. Emulation can be provided to allow a mobile...
US-8,166,301 Enabling stateless server-based pre-shared secrets
A method is disclosed for enabling stateless server-based pre-shared secrets. Based on a local key that is not known to a client, a server encrypts the client's...
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...
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