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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...
US-8,041,013 Transferring multiple dialogs of a call
Communicating a call having a number of dialogs includes initiating a call between a first endpoint and a second endpoint. A first connection for a primary...
US-8,040,916 Admission control for virtualized services in routers
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request to provision a first customer interface to a service instance, and identifying a resource capacity for...
US-8,040,897 Multiple spanning tree extensions for trunk ports carrying more than 4K virtual services
In one embodiment, bridges in a computer network maintain a per-port mapping table for each of its ports, where each mapping table maps, for each virtual...
US-8,040,895 Method and system for removing dead access control entries (ACEs)
Methods and systems have been provided for removing dead Access Control Entries (ACEs) in an Access Control List (ACL). In one embodiment, the dead ACEs can be...
US-8,040,886 Programmable packet classification system using an array of uniform content-addressable memories
A versatile and efficient technique for classifying packets in an intermediate node. According to the technique, criteria and rules associated with the packet...
US-8,040,884 Constraining multicast traffic between a layer 2 network device and a router
A method, system, computer program product and apparatus are presented to enable a L2 network device, such as a bridge or switch, to control the flow of a...
US-8,040,862 System and method for providing emergency services in a visited communications environment
An apparatus for routing in a network environment, is provided that includes an application manager residing in a home network and being operable to interface...
US-8,040,861 Method and system for hierarchical processing of protocol information in a wireless LAN
In a wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) system, a hierarchical architecture is provided which employs a protocol which divides protocol processing functions...
US-8,040,835 Troubleshooting link and protocol in a wireless network
Methods, apparatuses, and systems directed to facilitating troubleshooting wireless connectivity issues in a wireless network. In accordance with one embodiment...
US-8,040,831 Method and system for control channel beamforming
A system and method for managing control information in a wireless communications system. The method comprises broadcasting a predetermined number of preambles...
US-8,040,820 Modelling service flows in dynamic access domains
A topology aware system that facilitates activation of a new service in a dynamic network is provided. The system automatically determines changes in network...
US-8,040,819 Discovery and identification of upstream device characteristics for self-configuration of customer premises...
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a customer premises equipment (CPE) apparatus includes a first communications unit and a processing...
US-8,040,807 QoS 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-8,040,797 Sliced tunnels in a computer network
In one embodiment, a sliced tunnel is signaled between a head-end node and a tail-end node. One or more fork nodes along the sliced tunnel are configured to...
US-8,040,795 Backup path convergence in the APS environment
A SONET network terminated by routers includes working paths and backup paths. The routers pre-establishes in their link state data bases the links in both for...
US-8,040,794 Server to network signaling method for rapid switching between anycast multicast sources
The subject application is directed to a system and method for rapid switching between anycast multicast sources. Multiple streams of data are received by a...
US-8,040,791 Coordinated channel change in mesh networks
A coordinated channel change system. In particular implementations, a method includes receiving a prepare-to-change message, wherein the prepare-to-change...
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