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Queuing and routing telephone calls
A method and system to process communications in an automatic communication distributor is described. The method may comprise receiving a communication and...
Determining a local emergency dial-string
Determining a local emergency dial-string includes determining location information of an endpoint in a network. The location information indicates a current...
Self-timing method for adjustment of a sampling phase in an oversampling
receiver and circuit
This invention discloses a self-timing method for phase adjustment. An analog signal is digitized at a first and second phase with respect to the symbols...
Method and system for achieving spatial diversity of a wireless
A method and system are provided for achieving spatial diversity of a wireless communications network. The method comprises arranging antennas on a transmitting...
Faster multimedia synchronization of broadcast streams using router
caching of RTCP packets
Synchronization of a multimedia broadcast can be achieved by enabling network devices to re-send saved RTCP packets upon a client's join request.
Methods and systems for multicast group address translation
Methods and systems for multicast group address translation are disclosed. A method includes receiving a request for data source content from a multicast group...
Techniques for reliable switchover to a date multicast distribution tree
Techniques reliably provide the switchover from a default MDT to the data MDT by using reliable signaling and reliable building of a data MDT. The message...
Power-save apparatus for 802.11 multicast paging applications
A power-save system for a network with an access point and an associated power-save client. The access point buffers wireless data that includes a unicast frame...
Scheduling uplink sounding signals
A method and apparatus are provided for scheduling a transmission of uplink sounding signals for a mobile station (MS). The method comprises receiving a request...
Arrangement for tracking IP address usage based on authenticated link
Link layer authentication information is supplied by a link layer authentication device to an access router for tracking IP address usage by a client device....
Method and apparatus to compute local repair paths taking into account
link resources and attributes
A technique for calculating local repair paths through a computer network using one or more dynamically measured parameters in place of, or in addition to,...
Monitoring network service affecting events, taking action, and automating
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying at least one parameter as being associated with a service provided to an entity, as for example a subscriber....
Methods and devices for qualifying a client machine to access a network
Methods and devices for qualifying a client machine to access a network, based on policies governing required protective measures, such as virus checking and...
Method and system for event-based remote procedure call implementation in
a distributed computing system
A system and method for managing a remote procedure call (RPC) system in a distributed system is disclosed. The distributed computing system is typically...
Method and system for run-time customization of network management
A method and an application-building tool for creating and customizing a network management application in a network defined by a plurality of network elements...
Auto code generation to generate packet header generation library for
Techniques are disclosed for describing packet headers in a format that can be used by a code generation tool to generate source code that can generate any type...
Autoconfigured prefix delegation based on distributed hash
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting, by a router, an unsolicited first router advertisement message from an attachment router that provides an...
Modification to AS.sub.--path elements
In one or more embodiments, an architecture is provided that may intercept a route update message and compare AS numbers of an AS path with a list of AS numbers...
Method of labeling alarms to facilitate correlating alarms in a
A method for generating compressed correlation key values for use in correlating alarms generated by network elements in a telecommunications network is...
Method and system for obviating redundant actions in a network
Methods, systems and apparatus for obviating redundant actions in a network are provided. A data packet is tagged with a label at a transmitting end, based on a...
Generating an index for a network search engine
A method of generating a TrafficRank index for a network search engine is described. The method includes monitoring network traffic through a network device....
Seamless roaming for dual-mode WiMax/WiFi stations
An exemplary embodiment providing for one or more improvements includes a method for use in a mobile station operating in a multi-protocol wireless network...
Interworking gateway for mobile nodes
Systems and methods are provided that allow inter-working between communication networks for the delivery of service to mobile nodes. A gateway is provided that...
Methods and apparatus for reducing roaming latency in a mobile node
Methods and apparatus for triggering roaming in a mobile network device are disclosed. A speed of the network device is detected. One or more maximum/minimum...
Blacklisting of unlicensed mobile access (UMA) users via AAA policy
In one embodiment, while being connected to the network, a security issue may be detected and associated with the device. The device may be placed on a...
System and method for providing quality inter-domain network time
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes providing a time protocol assistant associated with a time-synchronized domain (TSD). The TSD...
Virtual path restoration scheme using fast dynamic mesh restoration in an
A method for restoring a virtual path, provisioned between a source and a target node, in a mesh zoned optical network is described. The method, in one...
Network address translation for multicast virtual sourcing
A method for using network address translation in switches and routers to define a virtual host as the source of a multicast channel within a single-source...
Upstream label allocation on Ethernets for MP2MP LSPS
An apparatus or method for upstream label allocation on LANs for multipoint (MP) label switched paths (LSPs). In one embodiment of the method, a first router...
Technique for avoiding IP lookup with multipoint-to-multipoint label
A technique avoids Internet Protocol (IP) lookup with Multipoint-to-Multipoint (MP2MP) Label Switched Paths (LSPs) in a computer network. According to the novel...
Method and system for call processing
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of processing calls includes configuring a gatekeeper to forward all dialed phone numbers to a call...
Optimized interworking between different communication protocols
Methods and systems for optimizing interworking between various communication protocols are provided. The method comprises establishing a communication...
Speculative power save
In an example embodiment, a method for speculative power saving. The beginning portion of a header (e.g. a physical layer convergence protocol "PLCP" header of...
Attribute driven mobile service control logic
The disclosed embodiments enable service policies to be provisioned for a Mobile Node dynamically. A network device receives a message including at least one of...
Multiple voicemail account support for a VoIP system
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at an IP private branch exchange (IP PBX), an event notification message from a user agent corresponding to a...
Wide area network optimization proxy routing protocol
In an example embodiment disclosed herein, Wide Area Network optimization modules coupled to peers are configured to maintain peer routing tables. The peer...
Remote inventory of devices
Mechanisms are provided to inventory groupings of components, e.g., the physical chassis of a networking device as well as the various cards, modules, and/or...
System for associating renewable energy sources and consumers
In one embodiment, a system comprises: a renewable energy generator; a renewable energy availability server connected to the renewable energy generator, wherein...
Automated configuration of network device ports
Methods and devices are provided for identifying end devices and automatically configuring associated network settings. Preferred implementations of the...
Reserving network resources during scheduling of meeting event
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a request for scheduling a meeting event between client endpoint devices in an Internet Protocol (IP) based...
Stream reservation protocol for bridged networks
In one embodiment, a talker device may issue talker registrations to bridges of a network domain for a stream, the talker registration having at least a...
Frequency band extrapolation beamforming weight computation for wireless
Techniques are provided to facilitate the computation of beamforming weights used by a first communication device when sending a transmission via a plurality of...
Efficient end-to-end proposal/agreement messaging for spanning tree
convergence in a computer network
In one embodiment, a bridge may receive a first convergence proposal on a root port from an upstream adjacent bridge of a computer network, and in response, may...
Methods and apparatus for using DHCP for home address management of nodes
attached to an edge device and for...
Methods and apparatus for supporting the management of mobility and addresses by a Customer Premises Edge (CPE) router in a Mobile IP environment are disclosed....
Method and apparatus for detecting support for a protocol defining
Various methods and systems for detecting whether a network device supports a protocol, which defines a supplemental header, are disclosed. One method involves...
Initiation of routing convergence by a mobile router in a mobile ad hoc
network in response to reaching a...
Each mobile router in a mobile ad hoc network is configured for measuring a minimum interval of stable relative proximity (SProx.sub.MIN) between at least one...
Traffic flow scheduling techniques implemented on bonded channels of a
shared access cable network
Various techniques are disclosed for managing traffic flow for transport over a plurality of communication channels of a shared access cable network. According...
Packet flow optimization (PFO) policy management in a communications
network by rule name
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving packet flow optimization (PFO) configuration data that associates each rule name of multiple PFO rule names with...
Techniques for oversubscribing edge nodes for virtual private networks
Techniques for operating a network interface include automatically determining whether communications are terminated over a particular attachment circuit on a...