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US-7,995,990 System and method for consolidating accounting data for a communication session
A method for receiving accounting data from one or more lower layer elements, consolidating the accounting data received, and sending the consolidated...
US-7,995,753 Parallel cipher operations using a single data pass
Multiple cipher hardware algorithms are run in parallel over an input stream. For example, one algorithm can process the input stream using an old cipher key...
US-7,995,593 System and method for retrieving computed paths from a path computation element using encrypted objects
In one embodiment, a path computation client (PCC) generates a path computation request and transmits the path computation request to a path computation element...
US-7,995,590 Method and system for communicating H.263 macroblock boundaries using H.221 BAS for RFC2190-compliant fragmentation
A method includes receiving a Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP) packet at a first gateway and translating the RTP packet into a H.221 frame. The H.221 frame...
US-7,995,576 Method and system for reducing latency in a multi-channel multicast streaming environment in content-delivery...
Methods, systems and apparatus for reducing apparent latency in content-delivery networks are provided. Sources multicast certain `preview multicast streams` to...
US-7,995,575 Packet error handling
Systems and methods for handling packet errors in a system that combines a plurality of transport streams into a single transport stream for transmission to,...
US-7,995,574 Detection of forwarding problems for external prefixes
Methods and apparatus for enabling a provider to perform a tracing procedure to determine the existence forwarding problems within its network are disclosed....
US-7,995,566 Method for ensuring VLAN integrity for voice over internet protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for checking data...
US-7,995,559 System and method for interworking communication protocols to provide supplementary services
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for redirecting a session established between two endpoints. In such an embodiment, the method...
US-7,995,525 Spatial division multiple access for wireless networks
Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology in conjunction with the IEEE 802.11 standard enables simultaneous communication of data packets to or from...
US-7,995,500 Managing an amount of tunnels in a computer network
In one embodiment, a maximum amount of available tunnels in a computer network to be shared by one or more path computation devices is configured on the path...
US-7,995,499 Minimizing spanning-tree protocol event processing and flooding in distribution networks
In one embodiment, configuring one or more ports of an access layer entity connected to a distribution layer entity to suppress one or more network topology...
US-7,995,498 Method and system for providing configuration of network elements through hierarchical inheritance
A method and system provides dynamic configuration of network elements using hierarchical inheritance. The method includes monitoring a data network, detecting...
US-7,995,492 Multi-speed stack interface
Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for configuring a shared data rate in a stackable interface network. An example embodiment includes...
US-7,995,481 Hop cost as secondary metric for equal cost multi-paths
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with computing path costs based on link cost as a primary metric and hop cost as a secondary metric are...
US-7,995,477 Collecting network traffic information
An apparatus and method for collecting network traffic information is arranged to receive network traffic elements including one or more key fields having...
US-7,995,461 Efficient constrained shortest path first optimization technique
A technique performs an efficient constrained shortest path first (CSPF) optimization of Traffic Engineering (TE) Label Switched Paths (LSPs) in a computer...
US-7,992,205 Method and system device for deterring spam over internet protocol telephony and spam instant messaging
A method, system and device for deterring spam on a communication medium are disclosed. The method includes detecting a call with a device for accessing the...
US-7,992,193 Method and apparatus to secure AAA protocol messages
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for securing authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) protocol messages. An encryption key, a device...
US-7,991,907 Method and apparatus for communicating COPS protocol policies to non-COPS-enabled network devices
A method and apparatus for communicating a COPS protocol policy to a non-COPS-enabled network device is provided. A COPS proxy is connected between a policy...
US-7,991,867 Server checking using health probe chaining
A load balancer sends a probe packet to a first server in a list of servers. Each server in the list sends the probe successively down the list of servers and...
US-7,991,865 Method and system for detecting changes in a network using simple network management protocol polling
In an embodiment, methods and systems have been provided for detecting changes in a network using improved Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) polling...
US-7,991,864 Network element discovery using a network routing protocol
A data processing apparatus comprises instructions to perform sending and receiving one or more messages conforming to a network routing protocol, such as Open...
US-7,991,836 Approach for managing state information by a group of servers that services a group of clients
An approach for managing state information by a group of servers that services a group of clients is disclosed. One server is designated as the primary server...
US-7,991,835 Distributed client services based on execution of service attributes and data attributes by multiple nodes in...
A network provides distributed client services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
US-7,991,385 System and method for network charging using policy peering
A method for optimizing service-based billing in a network environment is provided that includes interfacing, by a home policy server residing in a home network...
US-7,991,083 Method and system for detecting preambles in a multi-cell system
A method and system is provided for detecting preambles in a multi-cell communication system. The method detects preambles reliably even in the presence of...
US-7,990,888 System and methods for network reachability detection
A mechanism for ASBRs to identify the originating node, or router, in an LSP conversant autonomous system (AS), such as an MPLS VPN environment, maintains the...
US-7,990,887 Sampling test of network performance
A method for testing a communication network includes transmitting a flow of test packets over a path through the network. The flow includes a series of bursts...
US-7,990,847 Method and system for managing servers in a server cluster
A method of managing servers in a server cluster is disclosed. The health of servers is detected through passive return traffic monitoring. Server failure can...
US-7,990,675 Monolithic solid state relay circuit for telecom wireline applications
Methods and apparatus for utilizing a solid state relay arrangement as a part of a protection scheme for a telecom wireline card suitable are disclosed....
US-D642,517 Battery pack
US-7,987,506 Methods and systems for dynamically updating a routing table in a virtual private network
A method, system, and computer program product for dynamically updating a routing table in a virtual private network including a concentrator with a routing...
US-7,987,479 System and method for distribution of content over a network
Mechanisms and techniques provide a method for distributing content over a network includes receiving content elements form content sources, queuing the...
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...
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