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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...
US-8,019,826 Reliable reception of messages written via RDMA using hashing
In one embodiment, a first network system obtains from a second network system, as a result of an RDMA read operation or an RDMA write operation, a message and...
US-8,019,647 Methods, apparatus and computer readable medium for processing order related messages
The invention is directed to techniques for processing order messages exchanged between a client and an order server. The order messages can be for products and...
US-8,018,964 Multicast operations using prioritized state information
A classification mechanism to allow selected classes of multicast entries to be acted upon in a chosen order of priority during multicast distribution tree...
US-8,018,956 System and method for providing recovery and resynchronization for a tunneling protocol
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and it includes a first node coupled to an active endpoint and a standby endpoint. The first node...
US-8,018,953 Adaptive, deterministic ant routing approach for updating network routing information
An adaptive, deterministic approach for updating network routing information is disclosed. From among a set of routers, each of which is associated with an...
US-8,018,948 P-GANC offload of URR discovery messages to a security gateway
In one embodiment, a security gateway receives an IPSec Initiation (IPSec INIT) request from a client. The security gateway may communicate with a AAA server to...
US-8,018,937 Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network....
US-8,018,934 Switched unicast in an internet protocol television environment
In one embodiment, a processing device is coupled between at least one content source and at least one subscriber device within an Internet Protocol television...
US-8,018,932 Methods and apparatus for sending a multicast packet from multiple network interfaces using the same MAC source...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for sending a multicast packet from multiple network interfaces across multiple networks using the same media access source...
US-8,018,917 System and method for facilitating network performance analysis
A system for facilitating network performance analysis. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first module capable of quantifying network...
US-8,018,908 Mobile network backward compatibility support
In one embodiment, a method for supporting backward compatibility in a mobile network can include: receiving a packet in a first device that can support a first...
US-8,018,883 Wireless transmitter identity validation in a wireless network
An apparatus, a method, and logic encoded in computer readable media that when executed operable to carry out the method. The method includes wirelessly...
US-8,018,870 Method and apparatus for simply configuring a subscriber appliance for performing a service controlled by a...
A method and apparatus for configuring an appliance, such as a network node, for performing s service, such as communicating with a network, controlled by a...
US-8,018,862 Probes for predictive determination of congestion based on remarking/downgrading of packets
In one embodiment, a technique for detecting the re-marking of a parameter in a network packet is provided. The technique involves sending a request packet that...
US-8,018,845 Sampling rate-limited traffic
Out-of-profile rate-limited traffic is sampled to provide data for analysis, such as for, but not limited to, identifying a threat condition such as a...
US-8,018,492 Video testing using a test pattern and checksum calculation
A method, an apparatus, and logic for testing a video data path. One method includes sending video data corresponding to a video test pattern to an input port...
US-8,018,349 Detecting an inline power shutoff failure
Power control circuitry (i) applies an inline power signal from a power source to first and second terminals when a control signal delivered to the power...
US-8,015,594 Techniques for validating public keys using AAA services
Techniques for validating a first device are provided. A second device receives a first device public key and first device identification information from the...
US-8,015,403 Method and system indicating a level of security for VoIP calls through presence
In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present invention, a method for providing security information associated with a prospective communication...
US-8,015,315 Compression of IPV6 addresses in a netflow directory
Modified flow keys holding compressed IPv6 addresses are stored in a flow table to improve memory utilization. The compressed IPv6 addresses are utilized to...
US-8,015,310 Systems and methods of adaptive playout of delayed media streams
In one embodiment, a method includes requesting accelerated delivery of a specified media stream. The media stream contains a plurality of video frames. The...
US-8,015,305 System and method for implementing a session initiation protocol feature
A method for implementing a SIP feature includes, in particular embodiments, establishing a communication session via a communications platform between a first...
US-8,014,947 Method and system of locating printouts
Methods and apparatus for locating printouts are provided. In a method embodiment, a method of providing information generally includes generating directions to...
US-8,014,833 Automatic location-based resource management for network devices
A system and method for automatically managing resource usage of a network device based on device location. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a...
US-8,014,510 Arrangement for controlling congestion in an SS7 signaling node based on packet classification
A signaling network node is configured for identifying a received signaling message as belonging to one of a plurality of prescribed originating node groups,...
US-8,014,507 Providing features to a subscriber in a telecommunications network
A method for processing subscriber calls is disclosed. A call agent receives signals associated with a first call from a first subscriber of a first point of...
US-8,014,499 Arrangement in a local computer for sending voice messages to a unified communications system
A user computer, for example a personal computer (PC), includes a recorder configured for generating an audio file having an identifier enabling a unified...
US-8,014,393 Bandwidth optimized rapid channel change in IP-TV network
A technique is provided for rapid channel change (RCC) processing in a programming distribution network. The RCC process herein is configured to transmit...
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