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US-7,864,669 Method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system
A method of constructing a backup path in an autonomous system (AS) for failure of an inter-AS link is described. The method comprises identifying an alternate...
US-7,861,137 System for identifying localized burst errors
A system for detecting one or more localized burst errors in a receiving message comprised of a plurality of codewords. The system comprises a trellis code...
US-7,861,109 Method and system for optimized switchover of redundant forwarding engines
A method of failure recovery in a network element is disclosed. The method includes indicating to a number of forwarding engines that a forwarding engine has...
US-7,861,076 Using authentication server accounting to create a common security database
A common security database is maintained by a RADIUS server based on the attributes the RADIUS server receives through accounting packets. When the common...
US-7,861,000 Dial-out link selection via static route redistribution
Dial-out route service is forwarded by a gateway to reduce congestion in a data communication network. The first gateway determines availability of it ports to...
US-7,860,967 Network processor system including a central processor and at least one peripheral processor
The present invention consists of a general purpose, software-controlled central processor (CP) augmented by a set of task specific, specialized peripheral...
US-7,860,959 Configuration objectification and version control
A technique maintains configurations of an intermediate node in a version control system. Entities within the intermediate node are represented by objects. Each...
US-7,860,957 System and method for managing network services in a distributed system
A system includes a network and multiple network devices. The network devices run instances of various services. If a particular network device becomes...
US-7,860,889 Methods and apparatus for redetermining social maps upon expectation of change
A method for a computer system includes receiving an identifier from a user, initiating a user session in response to the identifier, determining a social map...
US-7,860,391 Highly resilient architecture for DWDM networks providing 1+1 optical Channel Protection
A WDM communication system that includes links traversing substantially inaccessible regions may tolerate multiple failures. In one implementation, a primary...
US-7,860,130 Communicating signals through two twisted pairs
In one embodiment, a method includes communicating with a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) transceiver unit through a first twisted pair that comprises a first...
US-7,860,125 Flexible time stamping
In an example embodiment, an apparatus comprising a physical layer processing device that comprises logic configured to process a packet received from a physical...
US-7,860,115 Withdrawing multiple advertised routes based on a single tag which may be of particular use in border gateway...
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable medium, mechanisms, and means for withdrawing routes based on a tag. One...
US-7,860,100 Service path selection in a service network
A service chain system is provided. The system includes a packet of data that is operable to pass through a network of service nodes as defined by a service...
US-7,860,098 Mechanisms for using NAT at a session border controller
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for managing session data in a session border controller (SBC), where the session data is sent from a first node, such as a...
US-7,860,093 Fast multicast convergence at secondary designated router or designated forwarder
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device designated as a secondary designated router or forwarder, an indication that a receiver wants...
US-7,860,070 Providing multiple virtual talk group communication sessions
Providing virtual talk groups to an endpoint includes managing the virtual talk groups, where a virtual talk group comprises one or more members operable to...
US-7,860,027 Extending an IP everywhere network over a plurality of flooding domains
In one embodiment, a border node receives a message that includes routing information indicating connection of a network device to a domain. The border node then...
US-7,860,025 Directed acyclic graph discovery and network prefix information distribution relative to a clusterhead in an ad...
Each mobile router in an ad hoc mobile network is configured for concurrently attaching to multiple parents advertising respective parent depths relative to a...
US-7,860,017 Network assessment and fault isolation
Fault isolation in a network includes embedding in-band traceroute packets in a media stream, passing the traceroute packets into a network connecting a proximal...
US-7,859,858 Locking hinge design
In accordance with an example embodiment, there is disclosed herein an apparatus comprising a top case having a top surface and a side surface and a bottom case...
US-7,856,512 System and method for offloading a processor tasked with calendar processing
The invention comprises system and method for offloading a processor tasked with calendar processing of channel status information. The method comprises...
US-7,856,493 Method and apparatus providing device-initiated network management
A method is disclosed for managing a network entity that is initiated by the network entity, the method comprising the computer-implemented steps performed at...
US-7,856,480 Method and apparatus for exchanging heartbeat messages and configuration information between nodes operating in...
A node (101, FIG. 1), within a networked computer system (100), is capable of supporting communications with other nodes relating to operating multiple...
US-7,856,449 Methods and apparatus for determining social relevance in near constant time
A computer system includes a database configured to store a plurality of social network relationships, a graphing system coupled to a database, wherein the...
US-7,855,953 Method and apparatus for managing forwarding of data in an autonomous system
A method of managing forwarding of data in a first autonomous system (AS) is described. The first AS includes a plurality of border routers having inter-domain...
US-7,855,950 Congruent forwarding paths for unicast and multicast traffic
A mechanism that provides congruent forwarding paths for unicast and multicast data traffic over a service provider core network includes issuing, by a receiver...
US-7,855,948 Interference mitigation in a wireless communication system
By virtue of one embodiment of the present invention, dynamic signal to noise ratio measurements made on received signals are used to identify degraded segments...
US-D629,370 Set-top box
US-7,854,000 Method and system for addressing attacks on a computer connected to a network
A method for addressing attacks on a computer connected to a network includes receiving at a router a TCP SYN request to be screened. The method also includes...
US-7,853,962 Method and apparatus for optimization of remote procedure call communications
A method and apparatus is disclosed for optimization of Remote Procedure Call (RPC) communications. A first RPC request to open a first transport connection is...
US-7,853,829 Network advisor
A system for diagnosing the configuration and use of devices in an interconnected network. The system may be used to analyze a network and/or discrete network...
US-7,853,715 Method and apparatus for computing a path in a system with nodal and link diverse constraints
Methods and apparatus for defining an alternate circuit path within a network given nodal diverse or link diverse constraints are disclosed. According to one...
US-7,853,708 Techniques for replacing point to point protocol with dynamic host configuration protocol
Techniques for providing remote access to a service provider network include exchanging multiple Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) formatted messages...
US-7,853,705 On demand session provisioning of IP flows
A method for on demand session provisioning includes receiving a first packet from a user at a service selection gateway. The service selection gateway provides...
US-7,853,696 System and method for providing an eCamp feature in a session initiation protocol (SIP) environment
A method for facilitating a data session in a session protocol environment is provided that includes identifying a first endpoint and receiving a status...
US-7,853,683 Approach for canceling events
An approach for processing events generally involves receiving event data that specifies one or more attributes of an event that has occurred. A determination is...
US-7,853,676 Protocol for efficient exchange of XML documents with a network device
A method and apparatus for the configuration of a network device through the exchange of XML documents is provided. A network device transmits multiple chunks of...
US-7,853,612 Method and apparatus for accessing a database through a network
A system includes a client which can communicate through a network and a database layer with any of several databases. The client communicates with the database...
US-7,853,565 Method and apparatus for efficient propagation of large datasets under failure conditions
A network of nodes caches replicated datasets in which dataset changes are efficiently propagated as a set of changes even under failure conditions. A master...
US-7,853,001 Method and system for providing a camp-on service
A method for providing a camp-on service includes receiving from a caller a request to communicate with a called party via a first communication method and...
US-7,852,999 Classifying signals at a conference bridge
Classifying signals includes receiving signals from communication devices, where each signal is received from a communication device. The following is repeated...
US-7,852,864 System and method for detecting and directing traffic in a network environment
A method for detecting and directing traffic in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a packet included within a communication flow that is...
US-7,852,852 Method for compressing route data in a router
A method for a router having a routing table and a forwarding table. In an embodiment, the method includes creating an entry for use in the forwarding table, the...
US-7,852,841 In-band multicast signaling using LDP
A mechanism is provided by which a transport tree identifier can be generated using one or more identifiers for a multicast datastream. The transport tree...
US-7,852,828 Extended telephony functionality at end points
A system includes telephony devices that provide services and applications through the execution of scripts in web pages.
US-7,852,783 Identify a secure end-to-end voice call
We describe a system embodiment comprising generating a Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP) encapsulated packet and including a secure media indicator...
US-7,852,774 User datagram protocol traceroute probe extension
The embodiments described herein provide methods and apparatuses for implementing a User Datagram Protocol traceroute probe extension. In an example embodiment,...
US-7,852,772 Method of implementing a backup path in an autonomous system
A method of implementing a backup path in an autonomous system (AS) for failure of an inter-AS link is described. The method comprises forwarding data elements...
US-7,852,759 Finite state machine of traffic stream metrics for adaptation of load-based call admission control in wireless...
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a call admission request; in a first state, applying a first call access control (CAC) algorithm to the call...
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