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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...
Low complexity blind beamforming weight estimation
Techniques are provided to compute beamforming weights at a communication device, e.g., a first communication device, based on transmissions received at a...
System and method for edge resource management
The present invention relates generally to a system for managing bandwidth usage in a content delivery system such as a Video on Demand (VOD) network....
Method and application tool for dynamically navigating a user customizable
representation of a network device...
In one embodiment of the invention, a method and an application tool for dynamically representing configuration commands of a network device on a user interface...
Automatic system for power and data redundancy in a wired data
Redundancy of data and/or Inline Power in a wired data telecommunications network from a pair of power sourcing equipment (PSE) devices via an automatic...
Techniques for bulk refresh of sessions in IP networks
Techniques for providing a bulk refresh of sessions in a network are provided. A plurality of session identifiers for sessions that were created are determined....
Analyzing log files
Described in an example embodiment herein is a method for extracting values from a plurality of data fields from a log file using a grammar file. The plurality...
Unified messaging feature that plays greetings based on the received
calling party number
A messaging system is provided for playing a messaging prompt in response to a request for execution of a messaging operation. The request contains calling party...
Methods and apparatuses for dynamically displaying search suggestions
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an original search input; detect an excluded term within the original search input; form a modified search...
Method and system for digital rights management brokering and digital
asset security transcoding
A computer-implemented method and system for DRM brokering and digital asset security transcoding comprising utilizing a broker for converting content from one...
Method and system for partitioning an antenna array and applying
multiple-input-multiple-output and beamforming...
A system and method are provided for configuring an antenna array having a predetermined number of antennas. After providing an antenna correlation matrix for...
Simplified dual mode wireless device authentication apparatus and method
Provisioned wireless service (PWS) authentication apparatus and method simplifies determination of PWS authentication state by dual mode access point (DMAP)...
Backhaul-level call admission control for a wireless mesh network
One embodiment includes tracking utilization of the backhaul wireless bandwidth of a mesh network related to time sensitive packet data, receiving a call...
Buffering, pausing and condensing a live phone call
In one embodiment, a telephone locally buffers and then processes received voice data to resolve communication impediments and for other reasons. The locally...
Triggering bandwidth reservation and priority remarking
In one embodiment, a reservation proxy monitors for received connectivity check messages or beginning-of-media-flow indication messages. When either type of...
Supporting applications sensitive to data loss on switched virtual
An edge router receives datagrams to be forwarded an SVC. If the SVC is not already set up, the edge router buffers the datagrams until the SVC set up is...
Network routing to the socket
In one embodiment, detecting data traffic from a host device in a data forwarding domain, injecting a host route associated with the detected data traffic, and...
Network device architecture for centralized packet processing
A network device architecture and method for centralized packet processing is disclosed. The network device architecture's operation includes receiving a packet...
Multi-rate, multi-protocol, multi-port line interface for a multiservice
Methods and apparatus for enabling a line card to support multiple ports, multiple rates, and multiple protocols within an optical network system are disclosed....
WLAN infrastructure provided directions and roaming
In one embodiment, a method for facilitating maintaining wireless connectivity and roaming in wireless networks includes estimating a current location of the...
Satellite switch communication over a network
A method for interconnecting a satellite switch and a virtual switch for communication over a network includes transmitting a multicast packet containing a...
System and method for building large-scale layer 2 computer networks
A grand computer network is formed from layer 2 (L2) networking technology in which groups of Provider L2 bridges are organized into formations, and different...
Protection of transit links in a network
A router identifies transit links and non-transit links. Only the non-transit links are advertised as routes to adjacent routers, thereby protecting the transit...
Apparatus and method for preventing disruption of fibre channel fabrics
caused by reconfigure fabric (RCF) messages
An apparatus and method for preventing the disruption of Fibre Channel Fabrics caused by ReConfigure Fabric (RCF) messages is disclosed. The apparatus includes a...
Managing packet voice networks using a virtual switch approach
A method for managing packet voice networks using a virtual switch approach and abstract information model approach is disclosed. A virtual switch object...
System and method for controlling the flooding of information in a network
An apparatus for communicating packets in a network environment is provided that includes a first network element that includes a first neighbor list, the first...
Automatically controlling operation of a BRAS device based on
A technique controls operation of a BRAS device. The technique involves extracting encapsulation information from a communications exchange between a CPE device...
Channel tracking in an OFDM wireless receiver
An apparatus and a method to track the channel response for subcarriers in an OFDM receiver for a packet of information that includes a known transmitted part....
Method and apparatus for remote powering of device connected to network
A network node determines the suitability of coupled devices for being remotely line powered before actually powering them. The node scan its ports to determine...
Video unit with integrated features
Method and compiler for routing policy
A routing policy compiler generates a configuration data abstraction layer of a routing policy which maps configuration to an intermediate layer comprising...