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Aggregate policing applying max-min fairness for each data source based on
In one embodiment, a method comprises calculating a corresponding data packet arrival rate for each of a plurality of data sources supplying data packets...
Technique for enabling traffic engineering on CE-CE paths across a
In one embodiment, Traffic Engineering (TE) is configured on a provider edge device to customer edge device (PE-CE) link extending from a provider edge device...
Less loss in-order delivery protocol for fibre connection architecture
Methods and apparatus for providing in-order delivery in Fibre Channel (FC) fabric are disclosed. A topological change between a first switch and a second...
Delivery of streams to repair errored media streams in periods of
In one embodiment, a method includes ingesting a program stream from a program source on a first channel. The method also includes storing the program stream,...
Filtering access to data objects
In one embodiment, a code server and edit server are provided. The code server stores the source code. Users do not access the code server directly. Rather, an...
Automatic detection of reverse tunnels
Presently disclosed are methods and apparatus for analyzing packets and packet flows to detect covert communications channels (including reverse tunnels) in...
Method and system for continuously serving authentication requests
A method and system for continuously serving the authentication requests of networked computers is disclosed. The authentication requests of computers are...
Method and apparatus for reliably and asymmetrically distributing security
information within a fibre channel...
A reliable asymmetric method for distributing security information within a Fiber Channel Fabric. The Switching Fabric includes a set of security servers, which...
Mapping memory segments in a translation lookaside buffer
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying first and second memory segments associated with a process in virtual memory, allocating memory for the first...
System and method for communicating in a loadbalancing environment
A method for communicating in a loadbalancing environment is provided that in a particular embodiment includes receiving a request packet from a network access...
System and method for performing activities based on proximity
A system and method applies events to a set of rules, and such rules can produce still other events that can be provided to the same or different set of rules....
System and method for provisioning connections as a distributed digital
cross-connect over a packet network
A method includes receiving a request to provision a path associated with at least a portion of a packet network and determining whether a router is associated...
Method and system for selecting a transmission scheme in a
The present invention discloses a method for selecting a transmission scheme in a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications system. The...
Pointer offset mechanism enabling cost effective SONET/SDH
mapping/demapping over ethernet
In one embodiment, a SONET/SDH over Ethernet demapping point utilizes a pointer offset mechanism for clock recovery and timing. The pointer offset is determined...
Capability exchange between network entities in WiMAX
Techniques for exchanging capabilities in a wireless network are provided. In one embodiment, a first device receives a capability message over a communication...
Automated discovery of network devices supporting particular transport
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with automated discovery of network devices supporting...
Wideband cable downstream protocol
A network device has a communications port to provide communication with a data network and a cable port to provide communication with a cable network across...
Technique for transferring data over a packet switched network
A technique transfers data over a packet-switched network (PSN), comprising a plurality of intermediate nodes, in a manner that does not require that the...
Forwarding of packets based on a filtered forwarding information base
A filtered Forwarding Information Base (FIB) (the "complete local FIB") is used to determine how to forward packets, typically on line cards. The complete local...
Flexible and hierarchical dynamic buffer allocation
In one embodiment, a method comprises the following steps: receiving a first set of inputs comprising a first plurality of entities and a first traffic...
Dynamically switching streams of packets among dedicated and shared queues
Streams of packets are dynamically switched among dedicated and shared queues. For example, when a packet stream is in a maintenance mode (such as to keep a...
Fail-safe inline power in a wired data telecommunications network
A dynamic fuse element is provided in an inline power circuit to provide an electrical current protection level that varies in accordance with allocated current...
Integration of audio conference bridge with video multipoint control unit
In one embodiment, a system includes a video multipoint control unit (MCU) and an audio conferencing bridge, the audio conferencing bridge being operable to...
Tunneled security groups
A method for providing security groups based on the use of tunneling is disclosed. The method includes assigning a security group identifier (SGI) to a packet...
Method providing a single console control point for a network device
A cluster console user interface provides a single console control point for a network device cluster comprising a first switch device, a plurality of active...
Adaptive bandwidth utilization over fabric links
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for adapting bandwidth utilization over fabric links. In one embodiment of the method, a transmitting device transmits data...
Method and system for transitioning streamed digital video content between
stream servers in a digital video...
A technique for transitioning streamed digital video content between stream servers involves identifying a transition identifier that indicates a point at which...
Real-time communications enhanced search
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of providing a real-time communications enhanced search service. When a search request from a client application, a...
Pilot-based two-dimensional channel estimation
Techniques are provided herein to estimate channel information based a received burst that is comprises of consecutive transmissions. Each transmission...
Method and system for providing a proxy media service
A method for providing a push-to-talk proxy media service includes receiving a plurality of monitored push-to-talk communication streams over a high bandwidth...
Protected data capture
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving disposition data from a subscriber. The disposition data indicates a first particular condition predicate for...
Position coding for context-based adaptive variable length coding
Particular embodiments include a method, an apparatus, and logic embodied in tangible computer-readable medium that when executed carries out a method of...
Auto-provisioning of network services over an ethernet access link
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an Ethernet port, for connection to an Ethernet access network providing multiple different services. A plurality of...
Automation of IP phone provisioning with self-service voice application
Approaches for provisioning phones in packet voice networks are disclosed. One approach includes determining that an Internet Protocol (IP) phone has registered...
System and method for traffic localization
Systems and methods for bridging packet flows to bypass call legs and/or tunnels are provided. A tunnel initiator, which can be an access gateway, a foreign...
Interconnecting IP video endpoints with reduced H.320 call setup time
In one embodiment, a method includes sending, from an originating gateway device (OGW) to a terminating gateway device (TGW), a setup message for setting up a...
Acknowledgement-based rerouting of multicast traffic
Various techniques for exchanging control messages in order to gracefully reroute multicast traffic are disclosed. For example, one method involves sending a...
Optimization for wireless access point management
In one embodiment, wireless access point management is optimized. The data bandwidth and/or processing requirements for data indicating operation of the access...
Zone based quality of service in a fibre channel fabric
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving the configuration, management, and distribution of quality of service information in a fibre channel fabric...
System and method for reducing latency in call setup and teardown
Systems and methods for reducing latency in call setup and teardown are provided. A network device with integrated functionalities and a cache is provided that...
Technique for efficiently managing bandwidth registration for multiple
spanning tree options
A technique efficiently manages bandwidth (BW) registration for multiple spanning tree options in a computer network. According to the novel technique, an entry...
Ad hoc telepresence manager
In one embodiment, a method for managing ad hoc telepresence sessions is described. The method includes sensing a presence of a user in an ad hoc telepresence...
High availability network processing system
A host receives messages from a network processing device. Messages received from a primary port are processed and also forwarded to a standby host over a...
Approaches for automatically switching message authentication keys
Approaches are disclosed for switching transport protocol connection keys. A method of automatically changing a message authentication key at each of two...
Switching a client from unicasting to multicasting by simultaneously
providing unicast and multicast streams to...
Switching a client from unicasting back to multicasting involves simultaneously providing the digital video content to the client via unicasting and...
Interactive text communication system
A communication system quarantines text and then automatically transmits the text across a network at the end of a quarantine time period. This text quarantine...
Rapid search for optimal wireless network configuration
A search algorithm to find a globally optimal radio plan for a wireless network, including assignments of frequency and transmission power to multiple access...
Phase compensated renormalizable dynamic phase locked loop
A variable bandwidth phase locked loop (PLL) includes renormalizable circuitry configured to allow a gain of the PLL to be changed without causing a...
Enhanced packet classification
A method for classifying a data packet containing a header is provided. The method may comprise parsing the header of a data packet into header elements. Rules...