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Devices, softwares and methods for incorporating burstiness of packet loss
metric in QoS based network routing
Devices, software, and methods quantify a burstiness quality of the packet loss in the node of a path. The quantified burstiness becomes a metric for determining...
Method of performance measurement for a scalable network
Systems and methods for measuring the performance of a scalable network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system configured in accordance with this disclosure...
Forwarding data in a data communications network
An apparatus for forwarding data in a data communications network having as components nodes and links there between, the apparatus being arranged to forward...
Network fault correlation in multi-route configuration scenarios
A method and network device are shown that include identifying at least one fault identifier to be a member of a first fault set, and identifying at least one...
Measurement of optical fiber length and determination of chromatic
dispersion over the optical fiber
In one embodiment, first optical signal can be generated at a first end of an optical fiber segment at a first time. The first optical signal can be detected at...
Integration of authentication authorization and accounting service and
A single database maintained centrally hosts both proxy service data and authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) data. Data is then copied to storage...
Method and system for reducing the false alarm rate of network intrusion
According to one embodiment of the invention, a computerized method for reducing the false alarm rate of network intrusion detection systems includes receiving,...
Prioritized call admission control for internet key exchange
A method for communication includes predefining two or more client profiles applicable to clients of a communication network. Virtual Private Network (VPN)...
Method and system for reprogramming instructions for a switch
The method and system for reprogramming instructions for a switch includes programming a redirection memory to associate a routing parameter set in a routing...
Method and apparatus for flooding link state packets to achieve faster
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for flooding link state packets or packet data units (LSP's) from a first node to one other LSP receiving node, where the...
System and method for load balancing a communications network
The invention relates to a system and method for load-balancing multiple servers in a communications network. Instead of using round robin or other predetermined...
Pre-emptive roaming mechanism allowing for enhanced QoS in wireless
A preemptive roaming mechanism in wireless network environments. In one implementation, the present invention provides a wireless client that implements a...
System and method for generating a unified accounting record for a
A method for creating an accounting record in a policy server in a communication network. The method also includes receiving policy data from one or more...
Hardware-based encryption/decryption employing dual ported key storage
A system for the encryption and decryption of data employing dual ported RAM for key storage to accelerate data processing operations. The on-chip key storage...
System and method for improving transrating of MPEG-2 video
The present invention discloses how a transcoder may be used to reduce the bit rate of an MPEG-2 stream by transmitting only the visible area of the movie...
Setting a forwarding address in an internet protocol version 6 (IPv6)
routing protocol domain at a boundary...
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a neighbor discovery message and a border routing message through an interface at a particular router. The...
Method and system for simplified network wide traffic and/or flow
monitoring in a data network
Method and system for providing dynamic network data traffic monitoring including monitoring a data network, detecting a change in the data network, initiating a...
Upstream data rate estimation
In one embodiment, a device includes: a transceiver operable to transmit packets to and receive packets from a modem; and a logic engine configured to transmit...
Method and system of providing an integrated reputation service
Reputation information, associated with a source that utilizes different communication formats, is accessed. First reputation information for one of the...
Method and system for identifying and processing secure data frames
A method and system has been provided for identifying and processing secure data frames flowing between a source port and a switch port in a network. A data...
Approach for facilitating analysis of computer software errors
An approach for facilitating the analysis of computer software errors generally involves logging status data in a volatile memory, such as a random access memory...
Fallback key retrieval
An apparatus, method, and computer-readable media capable of encrypting and decrypting secure documents with multiple passwords and/or fallback keys. Embodiments...
Fast re-authentication with dynamic credentials
A proxy server that is inserted between a plurality of network access servers, typically an access points, and an authentication server. When an original...
Method and system for class-based management of dynamic content in a
A system and method to create a base file for a document class is described. In one example embodiment, the system comprises a monitor to maintain a list of...
Estimating traffic values or intervals for network topology and network
A method of estimating traffic values or intervals in a communications network, the network comprising a plurality of nodes being interconnected by links, the...
Diagnostic/remote monitoring by email
A network device for use in a communication system having a technical support center operated by a technical support staff, the technical support center being in...
Distributing configuration parameters in a high density network
A set of new information elements are defined that are to be used between an access point and a client that allow an access point to advertise its capabilities,...
Caching content at a cell site
Caching content includes receiving at a cell site a content request for content. The cell site is associated with a cell, and the content request is received...
Methods and apparatuses for generating compressed data representing a
The methods and apparatuses detect a color of each of a plurality of pixels within a frame; group a portion of the plurality of pixels having a common color into...
Method and system for providing agent training
A method for providing training to agents of an automatic call distribution center includes determining whether an agent is idle and, in response to determining...
System and method for improving the robustness of spatial division
multiple access via nulling
The present invention discloses a base transceiver station (BTS) equipped with a plurality of antennas for improving the robustness of spatial division multiple...
Receiver-based construction of point-to-multipoint trees using path
computation elements in a computer network
In one embodiment, a trigger to add a leaf node to a multicast group of a computer network is detected, and the leaf node may determine a root node of the...
Transport protocol connection synchronization
A system and method supporting synchronization of replicated transport layer connections in a redundant processor telecommunications network element. One method...
Forwarding table reduction and multipath network forwarding
Increased usage of network links is provided and smaller forwarding tables are required. A combination of STP and Multipath methods may be implemented in a...
Detecting, reporting and mitigating hidden stations in a wireless data
A method for automatic hidden node detection that includes observing frame exchange sequences that conform to a MAC standard such as the IEEE 802.11 standard....
Method for a simple 802.11e HCF implementation
A Hybrid Coordination Function (HCF) implementation wherein an access point's existing (E)DCF transmit queues are augmented by at least one strict priority HCF...
Node detection and ring configuration for physical star connected networks
A novel and useful mechanism for detecting the nodes connected to a network device and for creating a ring network from the nodes detected thereby. The invention...
Seamless spanning tree upgrade of a linecard
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for restarting a first network device having a plurality of ports for receiving and transmitting layer 2 data. The first...
Remote testing of an electronic device via network connection
An electronic device having logic that allows testing the device via a network interface is disclosed herein. The electronic device comprises the following. The...
Concurrent path computation using virtual shortest path tree
Parallelism is exploited to accelerate the distributed computation of an MPLS Traffic Engineering LSP across multiple Autonomous Systems or areas using a virtual...
Node registration technique implemented in access networks
In one embodiment a technique is disclosed for facilitating communication between nodes and a head end of an access network including a head end, at least one...
Technique for using OER with an ECT solution for multi-homed
A technique dynamically creates and utilizes a plurality of multi-homed Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnels from a client node of one spoke network to a client...
Generic routing encapsulation tunnel keepalives
A technique that enables a source endpoint of a tunnel employing encapsulation to determine if a destination endpoint of the tunnel is reachable or unreachable....
Apparatus and method for redirection of network management messages in a
cluster of network devices
A method manages a cluster of network devices each having an intra-cluster identifier. The method includes (a) selecting a plurality of network devices to form a...
Conductive dome probes for measuring system level multi-GHZ signals
Methods and apparatus for accessing a high speed signal routed on a conductive trace on an internal layer of a printed circuit board (PCB) using high density...
System and method for applying a communication feature extension
A system and method for applying a communication feature extension includes facilitating an exchange of requests between an originating endpoint and a...
Applying quality of service to application messages in network elements
based on roles and status
Network elements provide application-level QoS for application-layer messages processed therein. An application based message is examined upon IP reassembly...
Interactive text communication system
A communication system quarantines text and then automatically transmits the text across a network at the end of a quarantine time period. This text quarantine...
Techniques for managing multi-window video conference displays
Techniques for dynamically mapping source video streams of sources to the requested destination video streams based on a policy are provided. The source video...