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US-7,912,941 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...
US-7,912,934 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...
US-7,912,450 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...
US-7,912,306 Variable length coding for clustered transform coefficients in video compression
Coding quantized transform coefficients as occur in image compression combines a position identifying method to identify the relative position of clusters of...
US-7,912,217 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...
US-7,912,189 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...
US-7,912,184 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...
US-7,912,052 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...
US-7,912,035 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...
US-7,912,023 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...
US-7,911,983 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....
US-7,911,977 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...
US-7,911,950 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...
US-7,911,938 System and method for preventing loops in the presence of control plane failures
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...
US-D634,726 Handset
US-7,908,643 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...
US-7,908,594 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...
US-7,908,533 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...
US-7,908,480 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...
US-7,908,399 Compression of repeated patterns in full bandwidth channels over a packet network
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...
US-7,907,930 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...
US-7,907,718 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...
US-7,907,707 Techniques for storing real-time voice messages in a caller's voicemail box
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...
US-7,907,603 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...
US-7,907,594 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...
US-7,907,579 WiFi geolocation from carrier-managed system geolocation of a dual mode device
In one embodiment, a carrier-managed system such as the cellular network or the Global Positioning System (GPS), is leveraged to directly determine or...
US-7,907,564 Method and apparatus for supporting user mobility in a communication system
A method includes identifying a plurality of communication channels at a wireless device and classifying each of the communication channels into one of a...
US-7,907,514 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...
US-7,904,960 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...
US-7,904,941 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...
US-7,904,760 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...
US-7,904,712 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...
US-7,904,599 Synchronization and auditing of zone configuration data in storage-area networks
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...
US-7,904,588 Method and system for creating an overlay structure for management information bases
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...
US-7,904,581 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...
US-7,904,359 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...
US-7,904,092 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...
US-7,903,817 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...
US-7,903,809 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...
US-7,903,676 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...
US-7,903,671 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...
US-7,903,662 Virtual concatenation sequence mismatch defect detection
Methods and apparatus for identifying sequence mismatch defects associated with members of a virtual concatenation (VCAT) group are disclosed. According to one...
US-7,903,661 Mechanisms for providing intelligent throttling on a NAT 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-7,903,650 Method and apparatus for updating probabilistic network routing information
A method of updating probabilistic network routing information is disclosed. A "backward ant" data packet is received. The backward ant data packet contains...
US-7,903,647 Extending sso for DHCP snooping to two box redundancy
Disclosed are mechanisms for facilitating the use of DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol) binding data. In general, certain applications include mechanisms...
US-7,903,639 System and method for selectively interfacing different types of network communications
A system for interfacing different types of network communications. In one embodiment, the system includes one or more gateways capable of converting messages...
US-7,903,597 Power management of a network device
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a synchronization command to synchronize time information among each component of a set of components in a...
US-7,903,585 Topology discovery of a private network
The present invention relates to a method and system for determining devices connected to a private network through a gateway. A Network Management System (NMS)...
US-7,903,584 Technique for dynamically splitting MPLS TE-LSPs
A technique dynamically splits Traffic Engineering (TE) Label Switched Paths (LSPs) in a computer network. According to the novel technique, a head-end node may...
US-7,903,583 Unsynchronized adjacencies in OSPF
A method and apparatus for managing network communication that operate on the idea that if a new neighboring node is already reachable as represented in a...
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