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Virtual addressing to support wireless access to data networks
In a telephony communication system, a mobile device requests access to packet-based networks using network access requests that identify access point names...
Graphical display of status information in a wireless network management
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to, or facilitating, the graphical display of status information in wireless network management systems. In one...
Measurement of round-trip delay over a network
In one embodiment, a first audio waveform is produced at a first side of a network connection and then encoded and sent by a first endpoint device to a second...
System and method for dynamically adjusting a RSVP reservation
A communication system includes a call agent that coordinates and supervises communications between endpoints. The call agent allocates a QoS agent for each...
Dynamic allocation of upstream channel resources among multiple RF domains
In one embodiment, an "upstream resource pool" may be defined, such that certain upstream resources may be utilized, or not, depending on current traffic...
Method and apparatus for normalizing service level agreements in a network
This disclosure provides a method and apparatus for normalizing service level agreements across entire networks. By utilizing a new parameter called the virtual...
Trunking for fabric ports in fibre channel switches and attached devices
N_Ports and F_Ports are provided with logic allowing designation of multiple virtual interfaces on a single host bus adaptor or other Fiber Channel interface,...
Power injector detection
In one embodiment, a signal detector is coupled to an external power source. The signal detector is configured to ascertain whether a predetermined signal was...
Centralized TCP termination with multi-service chaining
A network element having centralized TCP termination with multi-service chaining is described herein. According to one embodiment, a network element includes a...
Generating search results based on determined relationships between data
objects and user connections to...
A search system generates an ordered list of destination targets including identified individuals and data objects, based on applying a user context to an...
Methods and apparatus for scheduling network probes
A system identifies a plurality of probes used for verifying network operation, and classifies the plurality of probes into probe groups, according to at least...
System and method for communication service portability
A system and method for communication service portability include the ability to receive, at an access point, a registration request for a user of an endpoint...
Variable length coding for clustered transform coefficients in video
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression combines a position identifying method to identify the relative position of clusters of...
Customized advertisement splicing in encrypted entertainment sources
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving gap information from an entertainment content source configured to provide an entertainment stream associated with...
Failover voice messaging
An improved approach to failover voice messaging services is provided. In one example, a method includes detecting a network communication interruption between a...
Voicemail test system
A method and system for testing a Telephony User Interface is disclosed. Voice prompts of the Telephony User Interface are converted into tone prompts that are...
Fibre channel fabric and switches with flexible prefix addressing
A way to assign flexible prefixes to Switches in Fiber Channel Fabrics while using the currently defined FC_ID address space. This allows end devices in...
Communicating packets using a home anchored bearer path or a visited
anchored bearer path
Communicating packets along a bearer path includes providing a home network address and a visited network address to an access terminal. The home network address...
Battery-efficient generic advertising service for wireless mobile devices
In one embodiment, a method for acquiring service provider information includes querying a wireless network for service provider information, receiving an...
Selective mute/unmute control over applications running on a PC
A computer includes a sound card and a processor that runs one or more applications that cause the processor to generate audio signals coupled to the sound card....
Designated router assignment per multicast group address/range
Each of several routers connected to a LAN elects the same router as the designated router for a multicast group identified by a multicast address. Each of the...
Adapter and method to support long distances on existing fiber
Devices and methods are provided for enabling high-speed data communication at relatively low cost. Some methods allow devices to communicate by selecting a data...
System and method for preventing loops in the presence of control plane
Various systems and methods for preventing loops in the presence of control plane failures are disclosed. For example, one method involves sending a special data...
Apparatus and method for secure configuration of shared medium devices
An UNENROLLED adapter responds to an enrollment activation signal by generating an enrollment supplicant signal. The enrollment supplicant signal is received by...
External programmatic interface for IOS CLI compliant routers
A method of receiving and translating data within an external programmatic interface (EPI) is described. The method calls for receiving input into the EPI. The...
Processor to JTAG test access port interface
Method and apparatus for operating for operating an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 1149.1 compliant Joint Test Action Group...
Authenticating an endpoint using a STUN server
Authenticating an endpoint using a STUN server includes facilitating a communication session between a first endpoint and a second endpoint over a network. A...
Compression of repeated patterns in full bandwidth channels over a packet
A network device is disclosed. The network device includes a port to allow the device to communicate on a full bandwidth channel, a main processor to control...
Emergency alert system distribution to mobile wireless towers
In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining an object associated with a host server and determining if the object includes an indication that identifies a...
VoIP call routing
A method of managing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls with an Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange (IP PBX) is provided, including: receiving at an...
Techniques for storing real-time voice messages in a caller's voicemail
Techniques for storing voicemails in real-time in a caller's voicemail system when a voicemail is left in a callee's voicemail system are provided. A connection...
Acceleration of label distribution protocol (LDP) session setup
In one embodiment, a network device executes a Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) that sends LDP Hello messages at a default rate. The rate of sending LDP Hello...
Marking keyframes for a communication session
Marking a keyframe of a media stream in a communication system involves one or more entry media switches in communication with one or more endpoints. An entry...
WiFi geolocation from carrier-managed system geolocation of a dual mode
In one embodiment, a carrier-managed system such as the cellular network or the Global Positioning System (GPS), is leveraged to directly determine or...
Method and apparatus for supporting user mobility in a communication
A method includes identifying a plurality of communication channels at a wireless device and classifying each of the communication channels into one of a...
MGCP fallback mechanism enhancement
A mechanism provides for communication of "keep-alive" messages from clients to servers in a packet telephony network environment. The servers may be call agents...
Source/destination operating system type-based IDS virtualization
Systems and methods for virtualizing network intrusion detection system (IDS) functions based on each packet's source and/or destination host computer operating...
Adaptive system for content monitoring
A content monitoring system applies policies to data transfers, and adapts the policies based on violations. Each policy includes a rule that detects violations...
Method and system for using presence information in error notification
A method for using presence information in error notification includes detecting an error associated with operation of a software system and executing a workflow...
Service licensing and maintenance for networks
A technique is disclosed that allows different computers in a network to create an identifier that uniquely identifies the network. The technique allows the...
Synchronization and auditing of zone configuration data in storage-area
Many storage-area networks (SANs) are structured so that an end-user or client-computer can access data on one or more target storage devices through a storage...
Method and system for creating an overlay structure for management
A method, a system, and an apparatus are provided for organizing management information bases (MIB) in a network. A table, associated with an overlay MIB...
Fast channel change with conditional return to multicasting
In a digital video network that is capable of distributing digital video content to a client via multicasting and unicasting, servicing a channel change request...
Providing accounting services for a communication network
Providing accounting services for a communication device includes receiving at a support node a context request to create a communication context for the...
Locally adjusted radio frequency coverage maps in wireless networks
In one embodiment, a method for adjusting a radio-frequency coverage map. The method includes receiving calibration data comprising observed received signal...
System and method for wireless network profile provisioning
A system and method to enable an access point to dynamically provision a WLAN client with a new wireless profile once an association is established based on the...
Power management for serial-powered device connections
A method and apparatus for managing an Inline Power relationship between and among a first network device acting as power sourcing equipment (PSE) to provide...
Transportation of IEEE 802.1ah frames over multiprotocol label switching
pseudowires for virtual private LAN...
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means for transportation of IEEE 802.1ah frames over Multiprotocol Label...
Service for NAT traversal using IPSEC
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for methods and apparatus for facilitating a secure connection between a first and a second node in a computer network where...