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Source specific multicast group to source mapping
A system and method of generating a channel address. The method includes mapping a first address, obtained from a membership report, to a second address to...
Coordinated reboot mechanism reducing service disruption in network
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a plurality of network elements for reinitiation, wherein the network elements are operative to manage at least...
Selecting aggregation nodes in a network
In one embodiment, a method includes determining, at a local node in a network of multiple nodes, a first neighbor node of one or more neighbor nodes with which...
System and method for handover of an access terminal in a communication
In one embodiment according to the present disclosure, a system for implementing handover of a mobile IP session in a cellular communication network generally...
Interdomain bi-directional protocol independent multicast
Facilitating Bi-Directional PIM communication between hosts in different multicast domains. A first rendezvous point (RP) router contained in a first multicast...
Tunneling reports for real-time internet protocol media streams
A router, switch, or other network node generates reports that contain packet level statistics and other information for a monitored media stream. The media...
Method and system for concatenation of delay percentiles
A method of estimating end-to-end delay performance at an end-to-end delay percentile of interest for a network having two or more network segments includes...
Detecting malicious attacks using network behavior and header analysis
A method and apparatus for detecting malicious attacks is described. The method may comprise obtaining routing information from a packet communicated via a...
Cross-layer design techniques for interference-aware routing configuration
in wireless mesh networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating increased throughput in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the...
Methods and apparatus for distributing label information
A given router in the core of a label-switching network identifies a group of routers to receive common label binding information for later routing packets...
Building backup tunnels for fast reroute in communications networks
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying at a node, a destination for which a primary path is defined between the node and the destination, transmitting...
Structuring and circuitizing printed circuit board through-holes
Methods and apparatus for creating independent circuit connections within a through-hole of a substrate are described. According to one aspect of the present...
Cable connector apparatus
In one embodiment a connector-cable assembly includes a first connector assembly at a first end of an RF cable and a second connector assembly at a second end...
Dynamically mitigating a noncompliant password
Techniques are disclosed for dynamically mitigating a noncompliant password. The techniques include obtaining a password from a user when the user attempts to...
Apparatus and method for performing fast fibre channel write operations
over relatively high latency networks
A method and apparatus to improve the performance of a SCSI write over a high latency network. The apparatus includes a first Switch close to the initiator in a...
System and method for recognizing and assigning application-specific flows
In one embodiment, an intermediate network device includes a communication facility configured to receive a reservation request message that includes a flow...
Reliable management communications path algorithm using in-band signaling
and high priority context processing
Disclosed herein is a highly reliable management communication path to the CPU of a network device using in-band signaling by periodically servicing the...
Determining overall network health and stability
A network health analyzer that analyzes health of a computer network may be implemented in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention. A network...
Telephone system that notifies caller of called party's state
A telephone system that has the ability to provide a caller with additional information (beyond a busy signal or a ring tone) concerning the called party when...
Configurable network router
A signal router, configured to receive information carried by a first signal and transmit the information on a second signal, is described. The signal router,...
Using QoS tunnels for TCP latency optimization
A method of transmitting data from a source to a destination is described. A quality of service (QoS) tunnel is established between the source and the...
Method and apparatus for constructing a repair path around a non-available
component in a data communications...
A method of constructing a repair path around a non-available component in a data communications network having, as components, nodes having a network address...
Remote control for a set-top box
Video unit with integrated features
Method and system for creating and tracking network sessions
A method and system is disclosed for creating and tracking network sessions. A request to access a network is received from an entity. The entity is...
Method and system for accessing and launching a java based applet as a
locally installed application
A method for launching an interface with a remotely located electronic device. Specifically, a loader that is locally installed is launched. The loader is...
Variable forward error correction for optical communication links
A method and system for setting a variable forward error correction overhead in an optical transport network frame for an optical link at a node are disclosed....
Inline power controller
An inline power controller includes at least one analog interface circuit module (AICM) having a first analog input node for receiving an inline power port...
Storage area network (SAN) switch multi-pass erase of data on target
Techniques are provided for performing multi-pass erase. An erase command is received at a storage area network (SAN) switch in a storage area network. The...
Memory corruption detection system and method using contingency analysis
Systems, methods, apparatus and software can be implemented to detect possible instances of memory corruption. By analyzing memory blocks stored in a memory,...
Parallel link electrical and timing parameter specification for output
driver and input receiver that selects...
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a driver and a receiver. The driver has an output, wherein the output of the driver has an associated output...
Method for tracking transmission status of data to entities such as peers
in a network
A method for tracking a transmission status of one or more data elements to one or more devices. In one example, the method includes providing a list including...
Network discovery and dynamic adaptation of insufficient QoS resources
In one embodiment, a method is illustrated as including receiving a data packet at a network device, and upshifting a Quality of Service (QoS) reservation,...
Method and apparatus to modify network identifiers at data servers
A method of modifying network identifiers at data servers is disclosed. A virtual private network (VPN) gateway server generates a Hypertext Transfer Protocol...
Communications network connection system and method
A system and method for remotely connecting client computers to a communication network such as the Internet by way of a server system handling a plurality of...
Balancing wireless access based on centralized information
A method and apparatus for managing and balancing wireless access based on centralized information is provided. A request to provide service to a wireless...
Access terminal for communicating packets using a home anchored bearer
path or a visited anchored bearer path
Communicating packets along a bearer path includes receiving a home network address and a visited network address at an access terminal. The home network...
Method and system for managing conference resources
A method for managing conference resources includes receiving from an endpoint of a user a call to join a multipoint conference between a plurality of...
Constrained automatic speech recognition for more reliable speech-to-text
A device and method are provided which preferably establish cross-modal communications and allow telephony users and text-based users, such as Instant Messaging...
Method and apparatus for transporting network management information in a
Network management information (NMI) contained in a first set of byte locations of a received frame is relocated to a second set of byte locations of another...
System and method for implementing a preemptive retransmit for error
recovery 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...
Optimized forwarding for provider backbone bridges with both I and B
In one embodiment, when a frame is directed to one or more customer instance ports (CIPs) of a switch having received the frame, the frame (a "local frame") may...
Apparatus and method to hide transit only multi-access networks in OSPF
A system for hiding transit-only interfaces in a network. When a routing system is advertising a transit-only interface, the advertisement is marked to indicate...
Voice over IP auto-switching/backup for emergency calls
A VoIP adapter module for a VoIP phone system switches the phone connection from a broadband connection to a wired connection when a power outage or a broadband...
Selecting an access point according to a measure of received signal
A method, an apparatus for inclusion in a wireless station, and a computer readable storage medium for operation in a wireless station. The method includes...
Resource reservation method and system
A method and system of assigning DSP resources in a voice gateway which first seeks to assign the calls to DSPs on a best fit basis using information in a best...
Method of moving a transport connection among network hosts
A method is disclosed for providing fault tolerance of an application over a Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) connection. A method for moving a...
Media access control for MIMO wireless network
An apparatus and method for operating a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO)-capable subscriber node are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a...
Method and architecture for distributed video switching using media
Disclosed are video conferencing systems, devices, architectures, and methods for using media notifications to coordinate switching between video in a...
Multiple digital signals from a single integrated circuit
Multiple digital signals from a single integrated circuit (IC) may be provided. The IC may receive an analog signal comprising a plurality of channels, convert...