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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...
US-8,014,291 Relaxed constrained shortest path first (R-CSPF)
In one embodiment, a target bandwidth, a lower boundary constraint on bandwidth, and an upper boundary constraint on cost are configured on a path computation...
US-D644,630 Handset
US-8,010,991 Policy resolution in an entitlement management system
An externalized entitlement management system comprises a policy administration point that is configured to receive one or more definitions or updates of...
US-8,010,966 Multi-threaded processing using path locks
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a thread scheduler data that indicates a first thread is to execute next a particular instruction path in...
US-8,010,952 Method and apparatus for configuration syntax and semantic validation
Syntax and semantic validation of network commands use a command database that has been learned automatically for validation of the syntax and the semantics of...
US-8,010,715 System and method for virtual router enabled electronic documents
A system and method provide for producing and/or implementing a virtual device enabled electronic document. The electronic document includes documentary...
US-8,010,691 Content tagging of media streams
In one embodiment, a network device comprises a tag processor configured to process a media stream received at the network device. The media stream is sent...
US-8,010,685 Method and apparatus for content classification
A method and apparatus is described to select a representative signature for use in identifying content in a packet stream. The method may comprise receiving...
US-8,010,619 Methods and apparatus for integrating social network metrics and reputation data
A method for a computer system includes determining a first social distance for a first user with respect to a second user, determining a second social distance...
US-8,009,676 Dynamically providing a quality of service for a mobile node
Providing a quality of service for a mobile node includes facilitating a communication session for the mobile node. A quality of service decision factor of a...
US-8,009,602 Method for low power radio operation in a wireless packet network
A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so to the extent needed, thereby conserving power.
US-8,009,591 Automatic overlapping areas that flood routing information
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving on a first communication link at a local router all routing information at a certain level of detail for each...
US-8,009,577 Automatic data rate and power adjustment on communications uplink based on communications activity on...
An Internet Protocol (IP) telephone operates a communications uplink to a switch based on activity on a separate communications downlink (such as to a personal...
US-8,009,571 Method and system for PHY loop detection
A method, system and apparatus are provided for detecting a loop-back in a physical layer on an Ethernet link. In the physical layer, a device sends a base page...
US-8,009,567 System and method for improved data transmission reliability over a network
In one example embodiment, an apparatus is provided and includes a network device that identifies a data type of a payload of a data packet to be transmitted....
US-8,009,558 Pseudowire load balancing
In one embodiment, a communications distribution process maintains at least two pseudowires through a network such that the pseudowires share a burden of...
US-8,008,960 Synchronous rectifier post regulator
Methods and apparatus for regulating a synchronous rectifier DC-to-DC converter by adjusting one or more existing synchronous rectifiers in the converter are...
US-8,006,282 Method and system for tracking a user in a network
A method and a system are provided for tracking a user in a network. The method and system includes a Network Management System (NMS) to receive notifications...
US-8,006,131 Activating correct ad-splicer profile in ad-splicer redundancy framework
In particular embodiments, method and system for detecting a failure of a primary ad-splicer, conveying a failure information for the failed primary ad-splicer...
US-8,006,129 Detecting and preventing the split-brain condition in redundant processing units
In an example embodiment the occurrence of the split-brain condition in a High-Availability system, having active and standby processing units, is detected, its...
US-8,006,091 Method and apparatus to provide failover capability of cached secure sessions
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing failover capability of cached secure sessions is presented. A cached secure session involving a...
US-8,006,011 InfiniBand boot bridge with fibre channel target
A data storage system comprises an InfiniBand port, a fibre channel port, and a controller. The InfiniBand port is operable to connect the data storage system...
US-8,005,978 Method to optimize the load balancing of parallel coprocessors
A technique for optimally balancing the load between a series of coprocessors that takes into consideration the load associated with each coprocessor. A cost...
US-8,005,954 System and method for managing end user approval for charging in a network environment
An apparatus for managing information in a network environment is provided that includes a content service gateway operable to communicate with an end user in...
US-8,005,912 System and method for presence notification for video projection status
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for communicating a presence notification to an end-point of a demand-based...
US-8,005,677 Source-dependent text-to-speech system
A method of generating speech from text messages includes determining a speech feature vector for a voice associated with a source of a text message, and...
US-8,005,497 Floor control over high latency networks in an interoperability and collaboration system
Methods and apparatus for assigning floor control based upon when a floor control request was initiated are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes...
US-8,005,116 System and method for mitigating the effects of bit insertion in a communications environment
A method for communicating data is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and determining whether one or...
US-8,005,106 Apparatus and methods for hybrid fair bandwidth allocation and drop precedence
In one embodiment, apparatus and methods for apparatus and methods for fair bandwidth allocation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes (i)...
US-8,005,099 Selecting transport addresses to route streams between endpoints
Selecting a transport address for a call session between a first endpoint of a first region and a second endpoint of a second region includes determining that...
US-8,005,098 Load balancing across multiple network address translation (NAT) instances and/or processors
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with load balancing across multiple network address...
US-8,005,060 Beamforming techniques to improve ranging signal detection
Ranging code detection techniques are provided. Energy is received at a plurality of antennas of a first wireless communication device and received signals are...
US-8,005,049 Methods and devices to support mobility of a client across VLANs and subnets, while preserving the client's...
The present invention relates to methods and devices that support mobility of a client across a campus, particularly mobility across VLANs and subnets, while...
US-8,005,030 WLAN diagnostics using traffic stream metrics
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating WLAN diagnostics and management using traffic stream metrics. In a data collection stage, according to...
US-8,005,000 Effective measurement/notification of SLA in a service oriented networked environment
In one embodiment, one or more network devices located on a call path for packets destined to a server running applications examines payloads included in the...
US-8,004,981 Methods and devices for the coordination of flow control between a TCP/IP network and other networks
Methods and devices are provided for implementing flow control coordination in a gateway between a TCP/IP network and a second network. The second network may...
US-8,004,976 Monitoring, controlling, and preventing traffic congestion between processors
A system for monitoring congestion at processors includes queues and a congestion monitor. The queues receive packets, and each queue is associated with a...
US-8,004,968 Provider edge-controlled redundancy using pseudo link aggregation control protocol
In one embodiment, a system comprises a plurality of provider edge (PE) devices, the PE devices having a plurality of ports; and a pseudo-link aggregation...
US-8,004,964 Restoring multi-segment pseudowires following failure of a switching PE device
In one embodiment, a protected switching provider edge (S-PE) and a backup S-PE may be operated, where the protected S-PE has at least one multi-segment...
US-8,004,960 Method and apparatus for forwarding label distribution protocol multicast traffic during fast reroute
A computer apparatus comprising a processor and a forwarding engine arranged to forward LDP multicast traffic along a multicast tree having a primary and a...
US-8,001,475 Method and apparatus for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network
A method is disclosed for creating a network topograph that includes all select objects that are in a network. A set of one or more non-select objects in the...
US-8,001,269 Network address translation with IP redundancy
Redundant gateway methods, apparatus and systems using more than one gateway device in a gateway device group for communications directed outside of a LAN....
US-8,001,252 Psuedowire termination directly on a router
A method, apparatus and computer program product for routing data within a packet-switched network using a PW wherein the PW is terminated directly on the...
US-8,001,248 System and method for providing quality of service to DSL internet connections
A method and system provides quality of service in a DSL network interfaced with the Internet. A connection engine determines whether a connection from an...
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