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US-7,987,272 Performing message payload processing functions in a network element on behalf of an application
A method is disclosed for performing message payload processing functions in a network element on behalf of an application. According to one aspect, a network...
US-7,987,271 Methods and apparatus for inserting content within a content page
Mechanisms and techniques provide a data communications device for inserting an audio tag into a content page during a communications session between a first...
US-7,987,259 Method and system for providing ad-splicer redundancy in a cable/MSO network
Method and system for providing ad-splicer N+1 redundancy in a network by employing IP network intelligence and techniques to facilitate a redundant ad-splicer...
US-7,986,773 Interactive voice response system security
In one embodiment, a method includes initiating an interactive voice response (IVR) session with a user over an IP network, identifying an imminent secure...
US-7,986,730 Methods and apparatus for updating a reduction ratio
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus for updating reduction ratios are provided. An input bit sequence can be altered to provide modified...
US-7,986,703 Forwarding packets in a gateway performing network address translation (NAT)
A gateway device providing a search utility to determine both NAT information and forwarding information ("both pieces of information") in a single search...
US-7,986,690 Inter-gateway cloned device detector using provisioning request analysis
In one embodiment, a cloned cable modem detector is configured to assemble a table associating cable modem physical addresses to Cable Modem Termination Systems...
US-7,986,689 ICMP with IP routing instance information
A method and system for providing routing instance information are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a trace packet at a network...
US-7,986,686 Techniques for distributing network provider digital content to customer premises nodes
Techniques for distributing digital content include receiving provider content over a network connection at a customer premises node located on premises of a...
US-7,986,652 System and method for adjusting power used in transmission in a wireless packet network
A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so in a manner that responds to events, such as receipt or other...
US-7,986,643 Determining and distributing routing paths for nodes in a network
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with determining and distributing routing paths for...
US-7,986,640 Technique for efficiently determining acceptable link-based loop free alternates in a computer network
A technique efficiently determines acceptable link-based loop free alternates (LFAS) in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a protecting...
US-7,986,618 Distinguishing between link and node failure to facilitate fast reroute
Systems and methods for distinguishing a node failure from a link failure are provided. By strengthening the assumption of independent failures, bandwidth...
US-7,984,149 Method and apparatus for identifying a policy server
A method is disclosed of identifying a policy server in relation to a session invoked by an invoking node on a network via a network access node. The method...
US-7,984,141 Independent load balancing for servers
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request message at a local node in a communications network from a remote node in the communication network....
US-7,984,140 Network response time measurements in an asymmetric routing environment
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) receiving flow records from a plurality of network devices on asymmetric paths; (ii) reconstructing a network...
US-7,984,137 Methods and apparatus for maintaining a map of node relationships for a network
The invention is directed to techniques for maintaining a map of node relationships for a network of nodes (e.g., network of computers). In one example, the map...
US-7,983,667 Radio frequency coverage map generation in wireless networks
In one embodiment, a method for generating a radio-frequency coverage map. The method includes receiving coverage map data comprising a plurality of locations...
US-7,983,660 Mobile telephone device identifying whether incoming wireless call anchored by an enhanced services server
In one embodiment, a method comprises a mobile node receiving an incoming wireless call; the mobile node determining whether enhanced services are available for...
US-7,983,558 Optical control plane determination of lightpaths in a DWDM network
An optical control plane (OCP) distinct from an electronic control plane helps the setup of path routes in a DWDM network. The OCP determines the optical...
US-7,983,199 Voice over internet protocol push-to-talk communication system
A push-to-talk conference call is conducted over a packet switched network. Participants send a request and receive approval before being allowed to talk during...
US-7,983,180 Triggered announcement from a gateway
An advantageous system, apparatus, and method for remotely managing or maintaining a Gateway, such as a residential router, are provided. In one example, the...
US-7,983,174 Method and apparatus for diagnosing a fault in a network path
A method of diagnosing a fault in a network path comprises the steps, performed at a diagnosing node, of initiating a path discovery test. The diagnosing node...
US-7,983,173 System and method for detecting link failures
A system and method monitors links in a computer network and rapidly detects failures of such links. Network entities disposed at opposite ends of a link are...
US-7,983,162 Aggregate maximum throughput for groups of service flows
A network device has a port to allow the device to communicate with user devices. The network device also has a processor to assign any user devices in...
US-7,983,153 Fast reroute (FRR) protection at the edge of a RFC 2547 network
In one embodiment, an edge device in a first routing domain is configured to communicate with a second routing domain via a data link. The edge device receives...
US-7,979,983 Connection an integrated circuit on a surface layer of a printed circuit board
Techniques for optimizing application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and other IC pin assignment corresponding to a high density interconnect (HDI) printed...
US-7,979,890 System and method for handling per subscriber application and bearer authorization in a communications environment
An architecture for handling per subscriber application and bearer authorization in a network environment is provided that includes an application element...
US-7,979,889 Methods and apparatus providing security to computer systems and networks
A system provides security to a computerized device by detecting a sequence of related processing operations within the computerized device and recording the...
US-7,979,884 Methods and apparatus for allowing component interchangeability
Methods and apparatus are provided for allowing an operating system to automatically configure and operate multiple types of the same component. According to...
US-7,979,854 Method and system for upgrading software or firmware by using drag and drop mechanism
The invention relates to upgrading software or firmware in a network. The invention simplify the process of upgrading the software or firmware by using a drag...
US-7,979,849 Automatic model-based testing
Automatic model-based testing is disclosed, including receiving a set of objects associated with a computer program application under test; automatically...
US-7,979,845 Test effort optimization for UI intensive workflows
A system and method provide for determining optimal input combinations useable in testing program code that includes user interface intensive workflows. Various...
US-7,979,694 Using TCP to authenticate IP source addresses
A method for authenticating communication traffic includes intercepting a request directed over a network from a source address to open a connection to a target...
US-7,979,577 Arrangement in a multi-homed transport endpoint for selecting a source address based on source-destination...
A multi-homed endpoint, having multiple interfaces with respective source addresses, selects a source address for transport of a message according to a...
US-7,979,531 Method and system for network management data collection
Methods and systems for network management data collection have been provided. Underutilized computers in the network are allocated as a Network Management Data...
US-7,979,523 Deferred invocation of communication services
In one embodiment, a network device determines one or more conditions for invoking one or more real applications to the network device for a session. This...
US-7,979,496 Method and apparatus for measuring health and performance of a messaging system
Software agents perform a process to monitor the availability and/or performance of various functions of a messaging system. A call is initiated to an endpoint,...
US-7,979,328 Method and system for interactive invoice inquiry
A method and system for interactive invoice inquiry. In one method embodiment, the present invention receives an invoice. The present invention then stores the...
US-7,978,842 Method and system for managing bandwidth in communication networks
A method, system, apparatus and machine-readable medium for managing bandwidth in a communication network via a Turbo Button Service (TBS) are provided. The...
US-7,978,725 Dynamic modification of contention-based transmission control parameters achieving load balancing scheme in...
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating load balancing and bandwidth allocation in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one...
US-7,978,718 Small group multicast in a computer network
A data structure is stored in a memory of a router, the router located along a path between a source end station and a plurality of destination end stations in...
US-7,978,708 Automatic route tagging of BGP next-hop routes in IGP
A technique configures an intermediate network node to automatically determine whether a route advertised by a routing protocol is important for fast...
US-7,978,703 Intelligent ALG functionality in networks supporting endpoints performing network address translation
In one embodiment, a signaling message is received from an endpoint. It is determined from the signaling message whether, prior to sending the signaling...
US-7,978,688 System and method for converting packet payload size
An apparatus is provided for enabling communication between telephony devices. The apparatus includes a queue operable to receive incoming media packets from...
US-7,978,669 Methods and apparatus for efficient MPEG transmission over 802.11
In one embodiment, a method includes characterizing a first packet of a video stream as being associated with a first frame type, wherein the video stream is...
US-7,978,620 Dynamically troubleshooting voice quality
In an example embodiment, a method for dynamically troubleshooting voice quality. The method comprises generating a request to intercept a predetermined data...
US-7,978,612 Two-hop relay for reducing distance vector routing information
In one embodiment, a method for using a two-hop relay includes receiving an update message for a distance vector routing protocol from a first neighbor. The...
US-7,978,599 Method and system to identify and alleviate remote overload
A method and system to identify an overload state in a remote network device within a communications network in which a local network device can send at least...
US-7,978,598 Connection replication
A standby content switch module maintains a connection after failure of the active CSM by maintaining a replicate connection state of the connection state of...
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