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Refreshing a session initiation protocol (SIP) session
In one embodiment, a session is refreshed using a message that is simplified for refresh purposes. The refresh message that is used is a message used for...
System and method for enhancing network stability by selectively
controlling adjacency formation
A system and method for facilitating connecting a switch to a network to improve network performance. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first...
Physical layer transceiver with integrated time synchronization
Disclosed, inter alia, is a Physical Layer Transceiver (PHY) with integrated time synchronization, such as, but not limited to, IEEE 1588 Standard for a...
System and method for concurrently utilizing multiple system identifiers
System and Method for providing access to multiple wireless service providers (WSPs) on a shared network infrastructure. The system includes a plurality of...
Method to dynamically provide link specific information to mobile clients
The disclosed embodiments enable a Mobile Node to select from or prioritize two or more Foreign Agents using information dynamically provided to the Mobile...
Method and apparatus for device communications
Information may be transferred between dissimilar communication devices through a common interface. The common interface may operate on the dissimilar...
Internal BGP downloader
Improved systems and methods for distributing interdomain routing information within an Autonomous System (AS). A protocol extension to BGP, iBGPd (internal...
Inducing symmetry via multi topology routing
In one embodiment, a technique for selecting a topology, in a multi-topology routing network, based on a source-destination pair of a packet is provided. The...
Fast method for fax encoded data conversion
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a fax decoding/re-encoding system for transferring fax images between a sending fax machine and a...
Method for fabricating a printed circuit board having a coaxial via
A method of fabricating a printed circuit board having a coaxial via is disclosed. The method includes assembling a plurality of layers configured in a stack so...
Graphical indicator within an interactive program guide
A system is presented having a graphical indicator in an interface screen of an electronic program guide. The graphical indicator is configured to focus a...
Adaptively collecting network event forensic data
In an embodiment, a data processing system comprises a repository configured to store a plurality of event message definitions for error messages, syslog...
Apparatus and method for providing data session source device information
A community translation service device for providing a translation service to a community of at least one source device is arranged to receive data traffic from...
Apparatus and methods for providing network-based information suitable for
The invention is directed to techniques for navigating a network based on audio input to retrieve information from a network. A user enters audio commands into...
Enhanced bloom filters
An interface is operable to receive an element for deletion from a bloom filter. The bloom filter includes multiple hash functions and an array. A processor is...
Method for generating downlink beamforming weighting vectors
Techniques are provided for generating downlink beamforming weighting vectors by using channel information about one or more uplink sub-channels in a wireless...
Method and system for improving channel estimation in a communications
The present invention discloses a method for improving channel estimation in a communications network. The method comprises estimating first channel...
Retransmission-based stream repair and stream join
The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) and its related standards define a retransmission packet format and a way to give feedback via Negative ACKnowledge...
Methods and systems for providing improved handoffs in a wireless
Methods and systems are provided for using a PDSN in a wireless communication network that includes multiple IP addresses and multiple corresponding physical...
Technique for reducing resources allocated to an existing reservation in a
A technique that allows existing reservations to be partially preempted by higher-priority reservations. An intermediate node receives a request to reserve...
Virtual server recirculation
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) classifying a packet in a server load balancer (SLB) for determining if the packet is destined for a virtual...
Location based multicast policies
Disclosed herein in an example embodiment is a multicast policy infrastructure that allows administrators to integrate location awareness for a particular...
System and method for providing queue time credit for self-servicing
A system and method for servicing a caller at a contact center includes providing self-service menu options to the caller through an automated system, and...
Network consolidation for virtualized servers
Techniques are disclosed for virtualized server kernel and virtual networks consolidation. The network consolidation allows a data center to migrate from an...
Arrangement for controlling content distribution by dynamically
controlling bandwidth for transfer of the...
A broadband network device is configured, in a broadband network, for dynamically controlling an upstream link bandwidth of a user node configured for...
Packet firewalls of particular use in packet switching devices
One or more firewalls are used to perform firewall functionality on packets based on the entry and exit accesses of each of the one or more firewalls being...
System and method for implementing a subrate recovery for lost packets in
a communications environment
A method for communicating data is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and recovering data lost from a...
Methods and apparatus to validate configuration of computerized devices
A system verifies configuration of a device within a network via an exchange of verification credentials, which are requested, received and authenticated. The...
System and method for distributing information in a network environment
A method for distributing information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a communication flow and executing a routing decision for the...
Identifying network path including network proxies
A method and system for identifying a network path between a source node and a destination node are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes generating...
System and method for providing security backup services to a home network
Methods and systems of providing security backup services to a home network are described. In one embodiment, the gateway for a home network is registered with...
Reserve release proxy
A method, system, apparatus, and signal-bearing media for finding a logical unit data structure associated with a command and a logical unit of a device,...
Top of hour presence and calendar state interaction
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a critical time when a current presence state associated with a first client is scheduled to change to a timed...
Call optimization in meet-me conference calls
One method for joining a meet-me conference call includes establishing a communication channel, in response to a request to join a conference call; receiving,...
Optical switching architectures for nodes in WDM mesh and ring networks
Switching architectures for WDM mesh and ring network nodes are presented. In mesh networks, the switching architectures have multiple levels--a network level...
Techniques for voice instant messaging on a telephone set
Techniques for voice instant messaging (VIM) on a programmable telephone set include receiving configuration data that includes VIM ID data that indicates a...
Shift register with dynamic entry point particularly useful for aligning
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with a shift register with a dynamic entry point, which...
System and method for improving network performance and security by
controlling topology information
A system for optimizing the performance of a network. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a memory containing one or more data structures data...
Integrating security server policies with optimized routing control
In one embodiment, a first set of one or more control policies at a control server of a network domain may be transmitted to a routing master controller of the...
Multi-homing based mobile internet
In one embodiment, a method of providing mobile internet comprises receiving a down-link packet having a endpoint identity protocol element (EIP), the EIP...
Dynamic rate limiting in wireless mesh networks
A dynamic rate limiting mechanism for wireless mesh networks. In particular implementations, a method comprising monitoring one or more clients associated with...
System and method for securing mesh access points in a wireless mesh
network, including rapid roaming
An authentication method in a mesh AP including using standard IEEE 802.11i mechanisms between the mesh AP and an authenticator for authenticating the mesh AP...
Method and apparatus for cell identification in wireless data networks
A method including wirelessly receiving a packet at a wireless station belonging to a cell of a wireless network, the network for communicating according to a...
Multiple density configurations and algorithms for intelligent power
savings infrastructure in wireless LANs
Described in example embodiments herein are techniques for implementing power savings in a wireless local area network (WLAN). In accordance with an example...
Remote monitoring of real-time internet protocol media streams
In one embodiment, a packet filter (or "trap") is installed on one or more interfaces of a router, switch (intermediary) or other node in an IP network that...
Apparatus for routing cable across housing
A system for routing fiber optic cable includes a hinged housing, a cable storage device connected to a first portion of the housing, and a cable guide. The...
Field failure data collection
The operation of a powered device is monitored to detect a failure condition, the powered device connected to power sourcing equipment by a communications...
Pipeline for high-throughput encrypt functions
A method and network device to process network data is described. The method may comprise receiving the network data and security operation data at a security...
Method and device to process network data
A method and network device to process network data is described. The method may comprise, when the network device is unable to process the network data,...
Method and apparatus for making end-host network address translation (NAT)
global address and port ranges aware
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for handling data having an embedded address (and port). In general terms, a host of a private network is operable to obtain...