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US-7,903,573 Method and system for network traffic matrix analysis
A method and system for calculating data traffic flow in a communications network are disclosed. The communications network comprises a plurality of nodes...
US-7,903,548 BFD rate-limiting and automatic session activation
A system and method for bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD) rate-limiting and automatic BFD session activation includes tracking a total bidirectional...
US-7,903,546 Detecting unavailable network connections
A method for detecting unavailable network connections comprises, at a first data processing node that is hosting a transport protocol connection that uses a...
US-7,903,541 Ethernet switch with configurable alarms
According to one embodiment, an Ethernet switch includes a plurality of ports operable to receive and transmit Ethernet traffic. The Ethernet switch also...
US-7,903,412 Mounting socket that dissipates heat from a network device
A socket for mounting a network device is provided. The socket includes a top portion and a bottom portion. The top portion and bottom portion are sized to...
US-7,902,973 Alarm reordering to handle alarm storms in large networks
In one embodiment, one or more routing trees may be determined based on corresponding root nodes to reach a particular receiving node in a computer network. A...
US-7,902,694 Dynamic current limits
A method is provided for allocating and providing power to network devices. The method includes (i) receiving an electronic request to power a network device...
US-D633,935 Digital video camera with a rectractable connector and lens
US-D633,930 Digital video camera
US-D633,893 Handset
US-7,900,251 Method and apparatus for securing a communications device using a logging module
A logging module is disclosed. A communications device can include, and so be made secure through the use of, the logging module. The logging module is...
US-7,899,928 Efficient multicast packet handling in a layer 2 network
Efficient multicasting within a layer 2 network is provided. Participation by a layer 3 router is not required. The spanning tree created by common layer 2...
US-7,899,918 Service accounting in a network
A method and apparatus are disclosed for improving service accounting in a network. After a client is authorized and authenticated, an accounting record is sent...
US-7,899,889 Method and apparatus for determining a subnet mask based on presence or absence of responses to plural...
In one embodiment, a subnet mask is automatically determined by a first network node attached to a subnet in a packet communication network. The first network...
US-7,899,878 Recording trace messages of processes of a network component
A method for tracking a process is disclosed. Requests are received from process threads according to a time order. A request requests a buffer entry operable to...
US-7,899,783 Monitoring data integrity
A method and system are described for reporting on data integrity in a data repository which is configured for synchronization with at least one other data...
US-7,899,175 System and method for providing a dial plan conversion in a session initiation protocol (SIP) environment
A method to be executed in a session initiation protocol (SIP) environment is provided that includes initiating a conversion process that involves a change from...
US-7,899,166 Flexible billing support in a service selection gateway (SSG)
A service selection gateway (SSG) which permits multiple access quotas associated with a pre-paid service accessed by a user. For example, the user's access may...
US-7,899,161 Voicemail messaging with dynamic content
In one embodiment, a voicemail messaging system provides a user with the ability to record a voicemail message that includes at least one static portion and a...
US-7,899,067 Method and apparatus for generating and using enhanced tree bitmap data structures in determining a longest...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating and using an enhanced tree bitmap data structure in determining a longest prefix match, such as in a router,...
US-7,899,049 Methods and apparatus for minimizing duplicate traffic during point to multipoint tree switching in a network
A method, apparatus and computer program product for minimizing or preventing duplicate traffic during point to multipoint tree switching in a network. In its...
US-7,899,048 Method and apparatus for remotely monitoring network traffic through a generic network
A method is disclosed for remotely monitoring network traffic through a generic network. A first data packet, which indicates a first destination network...
US-7,899,040 Synchronization of event processing at a media gateway
A method and apparatus of communication processing at a client (e.g., media gateway) connected to a server (e.g., media gateway controller) includes collecting...
US-7,899,039 System and method for providing location and access network information support in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes communicating location and access network information for an end user to a policy and charging rules...
US-7,899,027 Automatic route configuration in hierarchical wireless mesh networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to routing configuration in a hierarchical wireless mesh network. In one implementation, the present invention uses...
US-7,899,005 Method and apparatus for passing routing information among mobile routers
A method and apparatus for sharing routing information include receiving first domain data that indicates domains of a first mobile router. A domain is a...
US-7,898,981 System and method for improving network performance by controlling stub-routing behavior
A system and method for enhancing the behavior of a network. In an illustrative embodiment, the network includes a distribution router and plural additional...
US-7,898,973 Convergence measurement in computer network
A system and method for measuring convergence performance in a network are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a plurality of probes at a...
US-7,898,963 Graphical representation of the flow of a packet through a network device
A method for graphically displaying a packet progression within a network device is described. The method includes identifying a plurality of phases that...
US-7,898,949 Brownout detection
An apparatus and automatic method for detecting brown-outs in a computer network includes determining normal rates of different types of traffic with respect to...
US-7,898,944 Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection scheme
Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of...
US-7,898,937 Voting to establish a new network master device after a network failover
Embodiments of the invention can resolve conflicts between candidate master network devices such as may be encountered in a failover condition. In a common type...
US-7,895,648 Reliably continuing a secure connection when the address of a machine at one end of the connection changes
An end machine (connected to one end of secure connection) may reliably continue to use the security association (SA) even if the self_address (usually the...
US-7,895,605 Method for tracking an event through multiple module-specific files
A method and apparatus for tracking data associated with an event across multiple files includes generating a particular value upon occurrence of a particular...
US-7,895,463 Redundant application network appliances using a low latency lossless interconnect link
Redundant application network appliances using a low latency lossless interconnect link are described herein. According to one embodiment, in response to...
US-7,895,425 Operation, administration and maintenance (OAM) in a service insertion architecture (SIA)
In one embodiment, a method can include: selecting an operation, administration, and maintenance (OAM) type for a destination, where the destination is enabled...
US-7,895,412 Programmable arrayed processing engine architecture for a network switch
A programmable processing engine processes transient data within an intermediate network station of a computer network. The engine comprises an array of...
US-7,895,320 Method and system to monitor network conditions remotely
In an example embodiment, a system and method are illustrated that include receiving a query requesting a task to be performed by a first network device, the...
US-7,895,312 IP subnet sharing technique implemented without using bridging or routing protocols
An IP subnet sharing technique is described which allows multiple network devices of an access network to share an IP subnet without the need for each network...
US-7,895,223 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-7,894,597 Categorization of telephone calls
The present invention provides a mechanism for categorizing telephone calls and for providing special information about calls that appear on call lists...
US-7,894,488 Apparatus and method for monitoring quality metrics associated with a wireless network
An apparatus and method for measuring metrics associated with a wireless network is described. One embodiment includes capturing, at a capturing device, a packet...
US-7,894,459 Determining availability of a network service
An apparatus and method for determining availability of a network service having a plurality of end points are described. The apparatus and method are arranged...
US-7,894,433 Default gateway router supplying IP address prefixes ordered for source address selection by host device
A default gateway router of a multi-homed site is configured for supplying, to a host device, a plurality of address prefixes having been advertised by...
US-7,894,430 Hub and spoke multicast model
Techniques for implementing multicast messaging between spokes in a hub and spoke network are provided in the present disclosure. Multicast messages may be...
US-7,894,427 Stateful network address translation protocol implemented over a data network
A technique is disclosed for synchronizing NAT information stored on different network devices that have been configured to implement a network address...
US-7,894,412 Floor determination for a wireless device
An apparatus configured to acquire received signal strength intensities (RSSIs) for a wireless device from a plurality of access points (APs) located on a...
US-7,894,365 Method for tracking transmission status of data to entities such as peers in a network
A method for tracking a transmission status of one or more data elements to one or more devices. In one example, the method includes providing a list including...
US-7,894,359 System and method for distributing information in a network environment
A method for distributing information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving one or more packets from a communication flow initiated by an...
US-7,894,358 Detection of heavy users of network resources
A device includes a multistage filter and an elephant trap. The multistage filter has hash functions and an array. The multistage filter is operable to receive a...
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