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Hierarchical load balancing in a network environment
An example method for load balancing in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet from a first stage load-balancer in a network...
Device driver for a software router
The embodiments described herein provide mechanism that allows an embedded router software image to run in the user application memory space of a general...
Switch management system and method
Methods and systems for managing a service provider switch are provided. According to one embodiment, a method is provided for provisioning a switch with a...
Network device configuration by mobile device
In one implementation, a wireless network device is automatically accessed and configured through a mobile device. The mobile device receives provisioning data...
Extending routing rules from external services
Techniques are disclosed to extend routing rules from external services. A request is received to modify a specified rule in a network element of a network. The...
Detection of repair nodes in networks
An apparatus and method for detection of repair nodes in a network. In one embodiment of the method, a first node generates a first message and a second...
System and apparatus for network device heat management
Embodiments relate generally to network system and apparatus for heat management of high volume network devices. More specifically, disclosed are system and...
Automated patron guidance
In one embodiment, a method comprises determining, by a first access network computing node at a venue, a position of a person based on an image of the person...
Application context transfer for distributed computing resources
In one embodiment, a universal programming module on a first device collects context and state information from a local application executing on the first...
Optimized multicast routing in a Clos-like network
Techniques are provided for optimizing multicast routing in a network. At a router device, a message is sent to one or more physical devices. The message is...
Distributed bi-directional flow control in wireless mesh networks
A distributed, bi-directional congestion control and starvation avoidance system for wireless mesh networks. In particular implementations, the nodes of the...
Personalized phone registration based on virtual desktop infrastructure
Techniques are provided for a client device accessing a host virtual desktop (HVD) server in a network. At the client device, a session is initiated with the...
Hybrid fibre channel storage with end-to-end storage provisioning and
external connectivity in a storage area...
An example method for hybrid Fiber Channel (FC) storage with end-to-end storage provisioning and external connectivity in a storage area network (SAN)...
Cross-validation of a learning machine model across network devices
In one embodiment, a first network device receives a notification that the first network device has been selected to validate a machine learning model for a...
System and method for managing access for trusted and untrusted
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes identifying a network location of an endpoint, which is attempting to initiate an application;...
Cell forwarding order selection for sending packets
In one embodiment, packets are sent a packet switching mechanism of a packet switching device, which includes partitioning each particular packet into a...
Provisioning available network resources
Systems and methods are provided that allow network resources to be shared across geographical distances. This can be achieved by changing the resources...
Instantiating incompatible virtual compute requests in a heterogeneous
Example embodiments disclosed herein can provide for receiving a compute request for migrating an application from a source environment to a target cloud,...
Optimized content routing distribution using proximity based on predictive
client flow trajectories
System, method, and computer program product to perform an operation, the operation comprising capturing, at one or more peering routers, parameters for a...
Method and apparatus for SVE redundancy
Systems and methods for providing service virtualization endpoint (SVE) redundancy in a two-node, active-standby form. An active-standby pair of SVEs register...
Segment routing label switch paths in network functions virtualization
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a request to create a path through a network, wherein the path originates on a first...
Active/static path redundancy
Delivering every packet of a stream simultaneously along two different paths gives a high assurance that the destination will receive at least one of them, even...
Reducing floating DAGs and stabilizing topology in LLNs using learning
In one embodiment, a device determines a topological profile of individual nodes in a shared-media communication network, and also determines a respective...
Distributed network communication system which selectively provides data
to different network destinations
A method comprising storing identification information in a memory medium of a portable computing device, communicating with a network access point to gain...
Dynamic virtual port instantiation for scalable multitenant network
A leaf switch of a switch fabric includes multiple ports to connect with respective ones of multiple servers. Virtual local area networks (VLANs) are configured...
Dynamic instantiation of remote virtual extensible local area network
tunnel end points acquired through a...
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes acquiring at a local network element information regarding a remote network element via a control...
Fast convergence with multicast source mobility
In one embodiment, a method includes discovering at a first edge device in a first network that a multicast source has moved from the first network to a second...
Interference detection and avoidance in a telecommunication network
Presented herein are techniques for detection and avoidance of interference in a telecommunications network. In one example, a cable modem termination system...
Weighted equal cost multipath routing
In some implementations, network traffic can be routed along equal cost paths based on weights assigned to each path. For example, weighted equal cost multipath...
Directing a power signal from a port power controller to one of multiple
A technique is able to direct a power signal from a port power controller to one of multiple physical ports. The technique involves activating a set of port...
One example method of operation of a basestation in a mobile communications network is disclosed. The basestation may operate on a carrier channel and may be a...
Video conferencing with multipoint conferencing units and multimedia
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a multimedia transformation unit, media streams from a plurality of endpoints, transmitting audio components...
Method, computer-readable storage medium, and apparatus for modifying the
layout used by a video composing unit...
In one embodiment, a method that includes providing, on a display, an object configured to be moved by a user along an axis, associating a plurality of...
Video conference audio/video verification
In one embodiment, a method implemented on a video conference participant device includes: receiving video conference data for a video conference session,...
Stealth mitigation for simulating the success of an attack
In one embodiment, attack traffic corresponding to a detected DoS attack from one or more attacker nodes is received at a denial of service (DoS) attack...
Methods and devices for providing a self-stretching policer
An example method for providing a self-stretching policer in a Quality of Service (QoS) community including a root node and one or more agent nodes can include...
Multicast-only fast re-route processing for point-to-multipoint pseudowire
To protect a multicast data stream for a multicast group, two P2MP pseudowires are established to deliver multicast data for the particular multicast group to...
Seamless path monitoring and rapid fault isolation using bidirectional
forwarding detection in a network...
An example method for seamless path monitoring and rapid fault isolation using bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD) in a network environment is provided and...
Dynamic update of routing metric for use in routing return traffic in FHRP
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying an active traffic flow at a first FHRP (First Hop Redundancy Protocol) network device, the first FHRP network...
Sub-topology discovery for operating hybrid solutions
Network topology information may be determined for a plurality of network devices on a network. System identifier information may then be determined for each of...
Simplified decoding of voice commands using control planes
A received transport stream may be demultiplexed into a compressed audio stream and a control stream. The compressed audio stream may be decoded. Audio...
Automatic meeting invitation based on proximity
In one implementation, proximity of a possible meeting participant is used to initiate joining the meeting. A host device or other device detects the presence...
Organizing multimedia content
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving digital media content files. The digital media content has at least one property associated with it. Topically...
Display screen with graphical user interface
Video conference endpoint
End-to-end call tracing
Local call information data sets are obtained for each of a plurality of devices engaged in a call, the local call information data sets comprising call...
Magnetically aligning handset and cord
In one embodiment, a system may include a telephone casing comprising a magnet and a backside. The system can also include a telephone cord and a telephone cord...
Multiplexing packets in packet communications
Producing protocol data units (PDUs) from a first protocol layer of a plurality of protocol layers is disclosed. The PDUs are concatenated and may each come...
System and method for network management using extensible markup language
The invention relates to a system and method for management of an IP network using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) or a similar protocol in addition to SNMP or...
Deterministic session load-balancing and redundancy of access servers in a
In one embodiment, for each port of an access node in an access-based computer network, one access server of a plurality of access servers is configured as a...