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US-7,975,030 Remote configuration of devices using a secure connection
Methods and systems for configuring a remote device are described. In one embodiment, a method of configuring a remote device while negotiating a secure...
US-7,974,394 System and method for distributed IP telephony tracking
A method of filtering telecommunication service includes receiving a call that includes a call identifier. The method also includes determining a filter status...
US-7,974,390 Method and system for transferring audio content to a telephone-switching system
A method and system for transferring audio content to a telephone-switching system is provided. The telephone-switching system receives the audio content from a...
US-7,974,285 Method and apparatus for identifying an egress point to a network location
A method of identifying an egress point to a network location in a data communications network comprising a plurality of nodes and links there between comprises...
US-7,974,277 System and method for routing calls
Routing calls includes receiving a call request at a call manager from a first endpoint. The call request includes a uniform resource identifier that associates...
US-7,974,218 Intersection-based configuration management
A configuration management system and related methods are provided to facilitate intersection-based management of configuration information for network devices....
US-7,974,216 Approach for determining the real time availability of a group of network elements
The real time availability of a group of network elements is determined based upon both a real time availability value for each of the network elements and...
US-7,974,201 Technique and apparatus for using node ID as virtual private network (VPN) identifiers
A technique is provided for managing VPN packet flows over shared access data networks. Each node in the shared access network typically has an identifier or ID...
US-7,974,196 Method and system of using counters to monitor a system port buffer
Methods and systems for using counters to monitor port buffers are described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving data packets into a system port...
US-7,973,538 Power over ethernet system having hazard detection circuitry to detect potentially hazardous cable conditions
An apparatus includes power circuitry and hazard detection circuitry connectable to a multi-conductor cable. The power circuitry transfers electrical power from...
US-7,971,440 Thermal pump module and temperature regulation
A voltage regulator is configured to receive an input voltage from a power supply, measure a temperature associated with a heat transfer medium, produce an...
US-D640,913 Cable management bracket for a networking module
US-7,971,256 Mechanism to correlate the presence of worms in a network
A method and a system for preventing a network attack, the attack being caused by the presence of worms in the network, is provided. The method includes...
US-7,971,244 Method of determining network penetration
A method of determining network penetration (which may be carried on a computer readable medium) and an apparatus for performing the method are disclosed. The...
US-7,971,228 System and method for providing application-specific on-line charging in a communications environment
An architecture for A method for providing on-line charging in a network environment is provided that includes interacting with an application that is selected...
US-7,971,080 Power savings for a network device
An example embodiment is illustrated to reduce power consumed by inactive connections. This embodiment may include detecting a connection condition signifying a...
US-7,970,948 Packet processing using encapsulation and decapsulation chains
In an embodiment, a network router includes plural interfaces and a chain walker which, upon receipt of a first protocol packet in a first interface, processes...
US-7,970,916 Register clustering in a sip-based network
In one embodiment, a method can include: receiving a request for service in a first edge proxy; applying a hash function to a source address of an endpoint; and...
US-7,970,893 Method and apparatus for creating policies for policy-based management of quality of service treatments of...
Techniques for creating policies for use in policy-based management of quality of service treatments of network data traffic flows are described. Policies are...
US-7,970,878 Method and apparatus for limiting domain name server transaction bandwidth
A method of limiting domain name server (DNS) transaction bandwidth comprises intercepting one or more DNS packets, examining said one or more packets for the...
US-7,970,877 System and method for interfacing with a component located in a network environment
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a user in a network environment can connect to a device on the network and automatically learn at least one...
US-7,970,875 System and method for computer originated audio file transmission
A system and method for computer originated audio file transmission includes a server having a communications module operable to communicate with a terminal...
US-7,970,401 Associating a handoff address to a communication session
A system and method for associating a handoff address to a communication session includes determining one or more communication sessions are established in a...
US-7,970,117 Method and system for handling calls at an automatic call distributor
A method for handling calls at an automatic call distributor includes receiving from a first caller a first call for distribution to one of a plurality of...
US-7,970,000 Increasing the number of supported devices on a DOCSIS interface
A network device communicates in a cable network. The network device has a port to allow the device to communicate on a cable network. The network device also...
US-7,969,998 Method and system for tunneling data using a management protocol
A method and system for providing network management communication between a plurality of network elements are disclosed. A method includes creating a tunnel...
US-7,969,995 Method and apparatus for constructing a forwarding database for a data communications network
A method of constructing a forwarding database for a data communications network comprising a plurality of network components and supporting at least first and...
US-7,969,983 Network scaling with summarized internet protocol label switched paths
In one example embodiment, a system and method are shown that includes receiving information defining a route to a network device. Further, a routing summary...
US-7,969,981 System and method for multicasting in an internet protocol virtual private network environment
A method is provided in one example implementation and includes sending a PIM join message to the second spoke router by the hub router. The second spoke router...
US-7,969,980 Internet protocol multicast distribution in Ethernet networks
Methods and systems for distributing multicast messages in a network are disclosed. The use of such a method or system in an Ethernet network can result in a...
US-7,969,974 System and method for providing a multipath switchover between redundant streams
A method is provided in one example embodiment and it includes receiving a first plurality of packets from an active stream at an output device and...
US-7,969,971 Ethernet extension for the data center
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
US-7,969,908 Connectivity outage detection based on a multicast management MPLS-VPN group
Techniques and apparatus that allow for accurate determination of network topology utilizing multicast groups are provided. A multicast group may be established...
US-7,969,907 System for scheduling scans of interior nodes of a network domain for reachability events
An arrangement for scheduling scans of internal network nodes for reachability events by a border node of a network domain, schedules the scans according to the...
US-7,969,898 Technique for breaking loops in a communications network
A technique for breaking a loop caused by looping alternate paths associated with a prefix in a communications network. One or more non-looping alternate paths...
US-7,969,896 Method and system for providing connectivity outage detection for MPLS core networks based on service level...
Method and system for providing network connectivity outage detection for MPLS cores based on service level agreement (SLA) parameters including receiving a...
US-7,969,867 Backup route generation in border gateway protocol
A method is provided for generating a backup route. Here, a route and a route distinguisher type associated with the route are received and a backup route is...
US-7,966,645 Application-aware policy enforcement
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first message from a first manager. The first message includes a first element of a request for policy...
US-7,966,489 Method and apparatus for selecting an appropriate authentication method on a client
In one embodiment, a method for facilitating authentication and ease the configuration of authentication includes receiving a credential type selection and...
US-7,966,409 Routing protocol based redundancy design for shared-access networks
A protection CMTS is available to immediately service a cable modem should that modem's service from a working CMTS fail for any reason. To speed the service...
US-7,966,406 Supporting a response to a mid-dialog failure
In one embodiment, supporting outbound proxy discovery includes receiving a first registration request at a home proxy, where the first registration request is...
US-7,966,403 Performance profiling for improved data throughput
A computer-implemented system and method for performance profiling on a target device. The computer-implemented method includes configuring the target device to...
US-7,966,043 Method for creating multiple-input-multiple-output channel with beamforming using signals transmitted from...
A method is provided for generating a beamformed multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) channel. The method comprises receiving by a first wireless station a...
US-7,966,021 Enhanced wireless node location using differential signal strength metric
A wireless node location mechanism that employs a differential signal strength metric to reduce the errors caused by variations in wireless node transmit power,...
US-7,965,940 Transparent fiber channel link management for protocol transport
Methods and apparatus for providing distance extension and other transport functions such as error monitoring, provisioning, and link/service management in a...
US-7,965,843 Methods and apparatus for security over fibre channel
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving both node-based and message-based security in a fibre channel network. Entity to entity authentication and key...
US-7,965,783 Method and system for transmitting data streams via a beamformed MIMO channel
A method and apparatus are provided for transmitting data streams in a wireless multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) communications system. The method...
US-7,965,771 Method and apparatus for immediate display of multicast IPTV over a bandwidth constrained network
In a packet based multicast video streaming network, a method for minimizing delay in displaying video on a TV set in response to a viewer changing the channel...
US-7,965,708 Method and apparatus for using meta-packets in a packet processing system
Meta-packets are used to more efficiently reassemble packets and to more efficiently conduct other packet processing operations. The meta-packets are special...
US-7,965,685 Handoff control in an enterprise division multiple access wireless system
A wireless office communication system including a wireless internet base station (WIBS) encompassing a base station controller, a mobile switch controller and...
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