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A provisioning server has a port to receive a request for a network address including an indication that a remote device is wideband capable. The provisioning...
Dynamic path protection in an optical network
A method and system for dynamic protection of virtual links for paths of an optical network in communication with an IP network are disclosed. The method...
Data redundancy elimination mechanism including fast lookup of data
patterns exhibiting spatial locality
A data redundancy elimination system. In particular implementations, a method includes accessing a data block; dividing the data block into a plurality of data...
Digital video camera with a connector
Digital video camera with a connector
Set top box
Protection of computer resources
In one embodiment, local software code present in a computer system enables real-time detection of whether the computer system is properly protected against...
System and method for supporting VLANs in an iSCSI
Systems and methods for providing VLAN support in an iSCSI environment are disclosed. The systems and methods support associating multiple SCSI routing...
Social network filtering of search results methods and apparatus
A method for a computer system includes receiving a search request from a first user, determining a user identifier associated with the first user, determining a...
Correlation of billing information by a network element
In one embodiment, a method for providing correlation of billing entries for a mobile communications network is provided. A correlating network element in a...
Application server providing personalized voice enabled web application
services using extensible markup...
A unified web-based voice messaging system provides voice application control between a web browser and an application server via an hypertext transport protocol...
Providing virtual talk group communication sessions in accordance with
Providing one or more virtual talk groups to an endpoint includes establishing one or more resources of a user endpoint. Demand of the one or more virtual talk...
Sharing and tracking real-time location for mobile users
In one embodiment, an apparatus can include: a receiver configured to receive location-related data, and to provide real-time location information therefrom; and...
Flash pairing between bluetooth devices
In an example embodiment, a technique that allows a device unable to display a confirmation value and/or unable to receive a keyed data entry to confirm a...
Methods and apparatus for automated, multi-level red eye correction
Various methods and apparatus for multi-level red eye correction in a digital image are described. In an embodiment, a method receives an input that identifies...
Systems and methods of reducing delay in decoding
In one embodiment, a method includes inserting a packet containing an interpolated timestamp into a burst media stream. The insertion is responsive to a channel...
Method and apparatus for inter-layer binding inspection
A method for inspecting packets is disclosed. The method includes processing a packet by determining if the packet is an inter-layer binding protocol packet and...
Server load balancing using IP option field approach to identify route to
A router for routing data from a client through load-balancing nodes to a selected load-balanced server among a plurality of servers in a network involves:...
Selective build fabric (BF) and reconfigure fabric (RCF) flooding
In one embodiment, detecting an initialization of a synchronization phase of a network device in a fiber channel fabric, performing synchronization phase...
Full PBX telephony feature preservation across a voice over packet network
A method for providing supplementary services in a packet voice network. The method includes the steps of receiving a list of information elements from a sending...
System and method for performing key-based refresh of routing information
A Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) speaker can associate a "key" with a set of one or more source address/group address pairs within a Source Active...
Methods and apparatus for characterizing a route in a fibre channel fabric
A fibre channel frame is received at a first fibre channel switch. The fibre channel frame includes time stamp information associated with fibre channel switches...
Method and apparatus for a self-correcting bandwidth request/grant
protocol in a wireless communication system
A self-correcting bandwidth request/grant protocol in a broadband wireless communication system. The protocol uses a combination of incremental and aggregate...
Network device architecture for consolidating input/output and reducing
The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet ("LLE") solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet...
Flooding control for multicast distribution tunnel
A multicast transmission scheme is introduced. A multicast data stream is sent on a default tunnel and switched to a data tunnel during flooding conditions. The...
Multiple video source management
Systems and techniques for managing multiple video sources are described. Video data for a first channel may be displayed and buffered, while video data for a...
A system and method for providing captioning in a conference. In an illustrative embodiment, the method includes establishing a conference between a first...
Ground straddling in PTH pinfield for improved impedance
High-speed communication links are improved by having differential pairs of traces in a connector pinfield on layers of a multilayer printed circuit board (PCB)...
Decoding data from multiple sources
Systems and methods for sharing a single decoder among data streams originating with multiple sources. Error correction coding techniques are modified to...
Apparatus and method for centralized power management
The invention describes a system and method for arranging to provide power to a power monitor device. The disclosure describes the system and method receiving a...
Method and apparatus for ingress filtering using security group
A method and apparatus for ingress filtering using security group information are disclosed. The method includes performing access control processing on a packet...
Galois-based incremental hash module
Various systems and methods for implementing a Galois-based incremental hash module are disclosed. For example, a method involves computing a first hash of a...
Method for fast switchover and recovery of a media gateway
A device and method for fast switchover and recovery of a media gateway. A network interface of a router is monitored for a network interface failure, in which...
Mobility service clustering using network service segments
Described in an example embodiment herein is a Mobility Service Engine (MSE) cluster comprising an MSE Cluster Master and at least one MSE Cluster Slave. The MSE...
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...
Applying quality of service to application messages in network elements
A network element such as a router or switch provides application-level quality of service for application-layer messages processed in the network element, using...
Network device management
A network device management tool that allows a client, such as a network management tool or network device setup utility, to reliably obtain information about a...
Fast write operations to a mirrored volume in a volume manager
In one embodiment, a method is provided comprising: receiving, at a virtualizer, a write command from an initiator in a storage area network, wherein the storage...
Searching for a path to identify where to move entries among hash tables
with storage for multiple entries per...
Entries are arranged in hash tables with storage for multiple entries per bucket with entries being shifted among hash tables to make room for entries being...
Spatio-temporal processing for communication
A space-time signal processing system with advantageously reduced complexity. The system may take advantage of multiple transmitter antenna elements and/or...
Method and apparatus for transceiving multiple services data
simultaneously over SONET/SDH
A method and apparatus for transceiving multiple service data from multiple communication services to a SONET/SDH communication system or network is provided. A...
Method and system for configuring wireless routers and networks
A method and system for configuring a wireless router and a wireless communications network includes establishing connectivity between a wireless router and at...
Providing single point-of-presence across multiple processors
A method for providing single point-of-presence for a network element includes receiving a packet at a network processor, determining if the packet is to be...
Method and apparatus for domain and subdomain establishment for preemption
In one embodiment, a method and corresponding apparatus, in a network, treat a reservation for network layer resources according to a domain of reservation...
Method and system for voice calls in a wireless local area network (WLAN)
A method and system for providing voice calls in a macro wireless network includes providing at a router of the micro wireless network an interface for...
Subsets of the forward information base (FIB) distributed among line cards
in a switching device
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, computer-storage media, mechanisms, and means associated with subsets of the Forward Information Base (FIB)...
Upstream data rate estimation
In one embodiment, a VoIP-integrated router operable to interface with analog telephones and digital devices is provided. The VoIP-integrated router is...
Reducing overhead when setting up multiple virtual circuits using
Setting up a group of virtual circuits using a single set up message request. In an embodiment, fewer than all of the virtual circuits in the group are...
Multicast fast reroute
A method and apparatus for fast reroute of multicast data are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes transmitting a multicast join message from a...