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US-8,036,215 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...
US-8,036,213 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...
US-8,036,202 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...
US-8,036,195 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...
US-8,036,184 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...
US-8,036,143 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...
US-8,036,139 Internal BGP downloader
Improved systems and methods for distributing interdomain routing information within an Autonomous System (AS). A protocol extension to BGP, iBGPd (internal...
US-8,036,118 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...
US-8,035,862 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...
US-8,035,038 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...
US-8,032,908 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...
US-8,032,779 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...
US-8,032,639 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...
US-8,032,577 Apparatus and methods for providing network-based information suitable for audio output
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...
US-8,032,529 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...
US-8,032,184 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...
US-8,031,786 Method and system for improving channel estimation in a communications network
The present invention discloses a method for improving channel estimation in a communications network. The method comprises estimating first channel...
US-8,031,701 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...
US-8,031,671 Methods and systems for providing improved handoffs in a wireless communication system
Methods and systems are provided for using a PDSN in a wireless communication network that includes multiple IP addresses and multiple corresponding physical...
US-8,031,603 Technique for reducing resources allocated to an existing reservation in a data network
A technique that allows existing reservations to be partially preempted by higher-priority reservations. An intermediate node receives a request to reserve...
US-8,028,086 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...
US-8,028,082 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...
US-8,027,459 System and method for providing queue time credit for self-servicing callers
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...
US-8,027,354 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...
US-8,024,808 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...
US-8,024,787 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...
US-8,024,634 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...
US-8,024,488 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...
US-8,024,479 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...
US-8,024,478 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...
US-8,024,466 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...
US-8,024,418 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,...
US-8,024,403 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...
US-8,024,402 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,...
US-8,023,825 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...
US-8,023,630 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...
US-8,023,612 Shift register with dynamic entry point particularly useful for aligning skewed data
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with a shift register with a dynamic entry point, which...
US-8,023,517 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...
US-8,023,504 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...
US-8,023,503 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...
US-8,023,482 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...
US-8,023,478 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...
US-8,023,452 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...
US-8,023,444 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...
US-8,023,419 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...
US-8,020,813 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...
US-8,020,043 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...
US-8,020,006 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...
US-8,019,893 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,...
US-8,019,889 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...
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