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US-7,940,787 Low-power ethernet device
In accordance with the teachings of this disclosure, an Ethernet device is provided that draws current below a predetermined voltage, and as the voltage across...
US-7,940,777 Loss-free packet networks
In one embodiment, a method can include: receiving a packet in a device; classifying the received packet as a first packet type or a second packet type; when...
US-7,940,776 Fast re-routing in distance vector routing protocol networks
In one embodiment, a method includes sending an adjacency discovery message 1 from a local router over a direct link to a first neighbor router. An adjacency...
US-7,940,769 Maintaining secrecy of assigned unique local addresses for IPV6 nodes within a prescribed site during access of...
A network includes network nodes and a gateway. Each network node has a corresponding unique in-site IPv6 address for communication within a prescribed site,...
US-7,940,765 Limiting unauthorized sources in a multicast distribution tree
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, and mechanisms for limiting unauthorized multicast sources. One or more...
US-7,940,757 Systems and methods for access port ICMP analysis
Systems and methods perform analysis of ICMP packets received at a network device port to determine if the ICMP packet is valid and thus should be forwarded....
US-7,940,722 System and method for determining a network for processing applications for a communication session
A method for selecting an IP address for an application used in a network environment may include receiving data of a network's capabilities, receiving data of...
US-7,940,705 Method and system for blocking communication within a conference service
A method for providing a conference service includes hosting a conference between a plurality of endpoints and communicating at least one media stream received...
US-7,940,668 Method and apparatus to enable an IPe domain through EIGRP
In one embodiment, a system, method, and apparatus for preventing excessive transmission of routing information in a communications network occurs by receiving...
US-7,940,661 Dynamic link aggregation
A method and apparatus for dynamically distributing traffic over links grouped together in a data transmission channel are disclosed. In one embodiment, the...
US-7,940,658 ERSPAN dynamic session negotiation
A method and network device to generate a remote traffic monitoring session using an automated technique to configure the source and destination devices of the...
US-7,940,656 System and method for authenticating an element in a network environment
A method for authenticating an element in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request for one or more triplets. One or more of the...
US-7,940,649 Techniques for graceful restart in a multi-process operating system
A method and apparatus is disclosed for graceful restart in a multi-process operating system. A transport protocol process, which is capable of restarting...
US-7,940,648 Hierarchical protection switching framework
A hierarchical protection switching framework uses detectors and protectors. A protector registers with a detector to receive notifications. A detector...
US-7,940,644 Unified transmission scheme for media stream redundancy
In one embodiment, a network session is established for transmitting a media stream. The media stream is encoded into a first set of media stream packets and...
US-7,940,294 Method and apparatus for using far end camera control (FECC) messages to implement participant and layout...
A method, an apparatus and a medium encoded with instructions for providing layout selection, participant selection, and/or participant-to-participant far end...
US-7,938,671 Power cord retainer
An apparatus is provided in one example implementation and includes a body portion that includes a first member and a second member. The members taper at one...
US-D637,570 Mounted video unit
US-D637,569 Mounted video unit
US-D637,568 Free-standing video unit
US-D637,552 Battery pack
US-7,937,531 Regularly occurring write back scheme for cache soft error reduction
In one embodiment, a processor regularly writes one or more cache entries back to memory to reduce the likelihood of cache soft errors. The regularly occurring...
US-7,937,495 System and method for modifying data transferred from a source to a destination
A technique modifies data transferred from a source to a destination on an intermediate node in a network. According to the technique, a processor of the node...
US-7,937,494 Methods and apparatus for processing a DHCP request using rule-based classification
An improved technique for processing a DHCP request from a DHCP client device is performed in a data communications device of a network (e.g., performed in a...
US-7,937,052 Multiple input multiple output signal receiving apparatus with optimized performance
A multiple input multiple output signal receiving apparatus includes a first antenna configured to receive a first radio frequency (RF) signal, a second antenna...
US-7,936,752 Source specific multicast group to source mapping
A system and method of generating a channel address. The method includes mapping a first address, obtained from a membership report, to a second address to...
US-7,936,737 Coordinated reboot mechanism reducing service disruption in network environment
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a plurality of network elements for reinitiation, wherein the network elements are operative to manage at least...
US-7,936,732 Selecting aggregation nodes in a network
In one embodiment, a method includes determining, at a local node in a network of multiple nodes, a first neighbor node of one or more neighbor nodes with which...
US-7,936,722 System and method for handover of an access terminal in a communication network
In one embodiment according to the present disclosure, a system for implementing handover of a mobile IP session in a cellular communication network generally...
US-7,936,702 Interdomain bi-directional protocol independent multicast
Facilitating Bi-Directional PIM communication between hosts in different multicast domains. A first rendezvous point (RP) router contained in a first multicast...
US-7,936,695 Tunneling reports for real-time internet protocol media streams
A router, switch, or other network node generates reports that contain packet level statistics and other information for a monitored media stream. The media...
US-7,936,692 Method and system for concatenation of delay percentiles
A method of estimating end-to-end delay performance at an end-to-end delay percentile of interest for a network having two or more network segments includes...
US-7,936,682 Detecting malicious attacks using network behavior and header analysis
A method and apparatus for detecting malicious attacks is described. The method may comprise obtaining routing information from a packet communicated via a...
US-7,936,681 Cross-layer design techniques for interference-aware routing configuration in wireless mesh networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating increased throughput in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the...
US-7,936,668 Methods and apparatus for distributing label information
A given router in the core of a label-switching network identifies a group of routers to receive common label binding information for later routing packets...
US-7,936,667 Building backup tunnels for fast reroute in communications networks
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying at a node, a destination for which a primary path is defined between the node and the destination, transmitting...
US-7,935,895 Structuring and circuitizing printed circuit board through-holes
Methods and apparatus for creating independent circuit connections within a through-hole of a substrate are described. According to one aspect of the present...
US-7,934,949 Cable connector apparatus
In one embodiment a connector-cable assembly includes a first connector assembly at a first end of an RF cable and a second connector assembly at a second end...
US-7,934,101 Dynamically mitigating a noncompliant password
Techniques are disclosed for dynamically mitigating a noncompliant password. The techniques include obtaining a password from a user when the user attempts to...
US-7,934,023 Apparatus and method for performing fast fibre channel write operations over relatively high latency networks
A method and apparatus to improve the performance of a SCSI write over a high latency network. The apparatus includes a first Switch close to the initiator in a...
US-7,934,016 System and method for recognizing and assigning application-specific flows
In one embodiment, an intermediate network device includes a communication facility configured to receive a reservation request message that includes a flow...
US-7,933,980 Reliable management communications path algorithm using in-band signaling and high priority context processing
Disclosed herein is a highly reliable management communication path to the CPU of a network device using in-band signaling by periodically servicing the...
US-7,933,743 Determining overall network health and stability
A network health analyzer that analyzes health of a computer network may be implemented in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention. A network...
US-7,933,397 Telephone system that notifies caller of called party's state
A telephone system that has the ability to provide a caller with additional information (beyond a busy signal or a ring tone) concerning the called party when...
US-7,933,266 Configurable network router
A signal router, configured to receive information carried by a first signal and transmit the information on a second signal, is described. The signal router,...
US-7,933,257 Using QoS tunnels for TCP latency optimization
A method of transmitting data from a source to a destination is described. A quality of service (QoS) tunnel is established between the source and the...
US-7,933,197 Method and apparatus for constructing a repair path around a non-available component in a data communications...
A method of constructing a repair path around a non-available component in a data communications network having, as components, nodes having a network address...
US-D636,761 Remote control for a set-top box
US-D636,747 Video unit with integrated features
US-7,930,734 Method and system for creating and tracking network sessions
A method and system is disclosed for creating and tracking network sessions. A request to access a network is received from an entity. The entity is...
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