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US-8,059,652 Method and apparatus for detecting support for a protocol defining supplemental headers
Various methods and systems for detecting whether a network device supports a protocol, which defines a supplemental header, are disclosed. One method involves...
US-8,059,620 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...
US-8,059,546 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...
US-8,059,533 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...
US-8,059,527 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...
US-8,056,105 Dynamic video-on-demand navigation and on demand ingest
A technique for supporting over-the-top video-on-demand separates metadata ingest and real content ingest such that navigation needs only the metadata ingest to...
US-8,054,828 Call identification mechanism for multi-protocol telephones
In one embodiment, a system identifies an Internet Protocol (IP) device as a calling party for calls from either a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) portion...
US-8,054,750 Virtual responder for the auto-discovery of a real responder in a network performance test
Particular embodiments provide a virtual responder that can be contacted by any number of senders. When a sender wants to perform a measurement test with a real...
US-8,051,346 Fault injection
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with programmable application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) fault injection are described. One example...
US-8,051,211 Multi-bridge LAN aggregation
A method and system for multi-bridge LAN aggregation is disclosed. The method includes aggregating a plurality of LANs coupling a host to a first and a second...
US-8,051,203 Providing SCSI acceleration as a service in the SAN
Techniques are disclosed for abstracting write acceleration techniques and tape acceleration techniques away from transport providers (e.g., away from an FC or...
US-8,051,170 Distributed computing based on multiple nodes with determined capacity selectively joining resource groups...
A network provides distributed computing services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
US-8,051,155 Method and apparatus for persisting SNMP variable values
A method of persisting SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) variable values associated with SNMP object IDs for an SNMP managed network element across...
US-8,051,151 System and method for communicating with a network node behind a subscriber station with an IP convergence...
A system and method for providing service in a network having a wireless component is disclosed. The system and method comprise receiving a request for a...
US-8,050,622 Method and system for detecting messages using enhanced distributed signaling
A method and system are provided for detecting messages using enhanced distributed signaling in a wireless communication network that offers transmission...
US-8,050,408 Techniques for managing keys using a key server in a network segment
The election of a key server is provided. The key server is a single device that broadcasts an encryption key to other devices in a network segment. Also,...
US-8,050,397 Multi-tone signal discriminator
In one embodiment, a method for discriminating between a machine generated multi-tone signal and a simulated voice multi-tone signal is provided. The method may...
US-8,050,391 System and method for capturing accounting data for a communication session
A method for creating an accounting record in a communication network may include receiving a SIP message and matching service point triggers with data. The...
US-8,050,275 System and method for offering quality of service in a network environment
A method for providing a quality of service in a network environment is provided that includes receiving communication session information associated with a...
US-8,050,267 Simple virtual private network for small local area networks
In one embodiment, a method includes establishing a control channel across a wide area network (WAN) from a first gateway that has a first public internetwork...
US-8,050,183 System and method for implementing reflector ports within hierarchical networks
In some ring protocols, control messages are exchanged among ring nodes in order to implement certain behaviors, such as loop-free behavior and/or failure...
US-8,049,484 Controlling inline power at a powered device
A powered device includes a first switch, a second switch, and a controller. The first switch is disposed between a center tap of the first transformer and a...
US-8,046,626 System and method for maintaining resiliency of subscriptions to an event server
A system and method for maintaining resiliency of subscriptions to an event server includes receiving a subscription request to establish a subscription to...
US-8,046,463 Method and apparatus for controlling double-ended soft permanent virtual circuit/path connections
A method and apparatus control a double-ended soft permanent virtual circuit (SPVC) connection coupling from a source end to a destination end via a...
US-8,046,430 Load balancing network access requests
A method of load balancing network access requests comprises receiving a network access request from a serving node linked to a radio access network. The...
US-8,046,415 Throttling of mass mailings using network devices
A system and method that effectuates dynamic mass mail throttling utilizing an upstream network device. The system and method includes intercepting messages...
US-8,045,998 Method and system for communicating using position information
A method for communicating using position information includes communicating on a first communication network at a first location using one or more first...
US-8,045,959 Assigning a serving-CSCF during access authentication
Assigning a serving-call session control function (serving-CSCF) to an access terminal includes receiving an access authorization request corresponding to the...
US-8,045,853 Mechanism for tracking wavelengths in a DWDM network without specialized hardware
In one embodiment, techniques provide a mechanism for tracking wavelengths in a DWDM network. In particular, embodiments of the present invention also provide...
US-8,045,558 Extensions to IPv6 neighbor discovery protocol for automated prefix delegation
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting, by a router, a first router advertisement message from an attachment router that provides an attachment link...
US-8,045,544 Method and system for operating a communication service portal
A method of providing communication service, includes receiving user identification information and first communication service criteria. The user...
US-8,045,532 Location architecture for large scale networks
In one embodiment, a method includes receive a connection event message including information identifying a wireless node, wherein the identifying information...
US-8,045,489 Method and system for the automatic configuration of conference resources
A method for the automatic configuration of conference resources includes receiving a user request identifying at least one conference resource to be used in a...
US-8,045,480 Intelligent provisioning of DSP channels for codec changes
A communication system in which a profile of codecs is loaded at the originating end. The originating end sends the profile of codecs to the terminating end and...
US-8,045,477 Smart protection escalation mechanism prevention
Techniques are provided for detecting at a controller associated with a physical layer of a network an occurrence of a failure within the physical layer of the...
US-8,045,474 Method and apparatus for tracking layer-2 (L2) resource of a switch
A method and apparatus for tracking at least one Layer-2 (L2) resource of a network device is provided. The method includes monitoring software operations on...
US-8,045,473 Tailored relief for congestion on application servers for real time communications
Techniques for managing computational load in real-time communications include receiving usage data on a particular node of a packet-switched network. The usage...
US-8,045,454 Multimedia data flow dropping
The present invention introduces a congestion control mechanism for constant bit rate (CBR) multimedia data flows in cable operator IP networks. A flow drop...
US-RE42,868 Voice-operated services
A method and apparatus accesses a database where entries are linked to at least two sets of patterns. One or more patterns of a first set of patterns are...
US-8,042,154 Allowing network access for proxy mobile IP cases for nodes that do not support CHAP authentication
The disclosed embodiments support proxy Mobile IP registration for nodes that do not implement CHAP. This is accomplished, in part, through the generation of a...
US-8,042,148 System and method for enforcing policy in a communication network
A system for enforcing policy in a communication network includes a policy server which is operable to receive a request to invoke an application, receive a...
US-8,042,006 Automatic system for power and data redundancy in a wired data telecommunications network
Redundancy of data and/or Inline Power in a wired data telecommunications network from a pair of power sourcing equipment (PSE) devices via an automatic...
US-8,041,929 Techniques for hardware-assisted multi-threaded processing
Techniques for processing each of multiple threads that share a core processor include receiving an intra-thread register address from the core processor. This...
US-8,041,825 System and method for a policy enforcement point interface
Systems and methods for providing an interface to communicate policy information from a policy server to a policy enforcement point are presented. An external...
US-8,041,819 Method and system for providing network services
A method for providing network services includes receiving a mobile station identifier (MSID) from a mobile node at a packet data serving node. The packet data...
US-8,041,804 Utilizing captured IP packets to determine operations performed on packets by a network device
Methods and systems for utilizing captured packets to determine the operations performed on packets by a network device are described. One or more packets are...
US-8,041,378 System and method for providing channel configurations in a communications environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes monitoring a plurality of channels provisioned for an endpoint. The method also includes reacting to...
US-8,041,131 Variable length coding of coefficient clusters for image and video compression
A coding method, apparatus, and medium with software encoded thereon to implement a coding method. The coding method includes encoding cluster of consecutive...
US-8,041,022 Policy-based control of content intercept
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting registration of an endpoint associated with a user on a network. The method further includes accessing a policy...
US-8,041,020 System and method for active mobile collaboration
A communication system is provided that uses loosely-coupled client-server architectures to improve the efficiency of communications. The communication system...
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