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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...
US-8,014,388 Using a dual purpose physical layer interface for a flexible chassis-based server
Methods and apparatus for selectively routing traffic from a port in a switch for use in a chassis-based server are provided. The switch may include a flexible...
US-8,014,356 Optimal-channel selection in a wireless network
A machine-implementable method of optimizing the performance of a wireless network includes collecting, with a first discovery component of the wireless...
US-8,014,329 Path selection and power management in mesh networks
A two-phased path selection process for wireless mesh networks that promotes stability and power management. If, during a first route discovery phase, a route...
US-8,014,324 Tone signaling
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising a first communication interface, a second communication interface and tone control logic...
US-8,014,322 Diagnostic tool for troubleshooting multimedia streaming applications
In one embodiment, a method includes correlating, for each intermediate device associated with a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) application that connects...
US-8,014,318 Routing-based proximity for communication networks to routing-based proximity for overlay networks
A node in an overlay network requests a ranked list of other nodes in the overlay network that can provide a desired piece of content or service to the...
US-8,014,296 Method and apparatus for enabling LCAS-like feature through embedded software
A technique controls the capacity of a virtual concatenation group (VCG) carried on a SONET path of a data network. Efficient control of VCG capacity is...
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