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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...
Warm reboot enabled kernel dumper
In one embodiment, a method of a kernel dumper module includes generating a dump file associated with a kernel when the kernel crashes, storing the dump file to...
Arrangement for recovery of data by network nodes based on retrieval of
encoded data distributed among the...
Distributed data, having been stored in a distributed storage system as a collection of distributed data elements, is recovered based on connection of multiple...
Techniques for measuring network channel resistive loss between a
power-sourcing apparatus and a powered device
A method and apparatus are provided for determining resistive power loss through a channel between Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and a Powered Device (PD). The...
Social network augmentation of search results methods and apparatus
A method for a computer server includes receiving search criteria from a first user at a remote client, receiving a first identifier associated with the first...
Hierarchical posting systems and methods with social network filtering
A hierarchal posting method includes determining a first plurality of social network relationship factors associated with a first plurality of users with respect...
Automatic generation of event-handling rules from system log entries
Approaches to automatic generation of event handling rules are presented. In one approach, a system for automatic event handling rule generation includes a...
Mobile network device multi-link optimizations
Methods and apparatus for performing optimizations for a mobile network device such as a Mobile Node or Mobile Router supporting multiple links to a Home Agent...
Method and system of automatically pausing an automated voice session
A method for providing communication with an automated voice system includes establishing a first communication session between a caller and the automated voice...
System and method for communicating text teletype (TTY) information in a
A method includes receiving signals comprising at least one of voice information and text teletype information. The method also includes determining whether at...
System and method for improving signal to quantization noise ratio of an
A fixed-point IFFT device in an OFDMA digital modulator is disclosed, which comprises a sub-carrier activity detector configured to detect a number of active...
Mobile IP accounting
In one embodiment, accounting information for a mobile node operating according to Mobile IP Protocol is updated. A network device that supports Mobile IP...
Fibre-channel over-subscription over DWDM/SONET/SDH optical transport
Fiber-Channel links are carried over transport networks such as optical transport networks. In certain embodiments, available transport network capacity is...
Obtaining information on forwarding decisions for a packet flow
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises one or more forwarding logic components and logic coupled to a plurality of network interfaces. The logic is operable...
Delayed call establishment
A network device having delayed call establishment is disclosed. The network device includes a port to allow the device to communicate with a called endpoint and...
Preventing transient loops in broadcast/multicast trees during
distribution of link state information
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to improve the link state routing protocol (LSRP) to prevent transient loops during...
Automatic discovery of blocking access-list ID and match statements in a
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) receiving an incoming probe packet in a network device; (ii) de-encapsulating the incoming probe packet to provide a...
Method and system for handling fault messages in a network
A method and a system for handling fault messages in a network where a network device publishes fault messages related to the principal cause of the fault. The...