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Determining a profile for an interface of a network device
Selecting a profile for an interface of a network device includes accessing profile sequences, where each profile sequence corresponds to an interface. Each...
Method for providing protocol aggregation as an end-to-end service across
a tunneling network
Data transmission across a computer network is disclosed, comprising creating a plurality of tunnels across a computer network to connect a first computer to a...
Synchronizing redundant video streams encapsulated in IP/UDP packets
An apparatus, e.g., in a network edge device, a method, and a software program product for synchronizing two or more redundant media streams, e.g., MPEG video...
Creating non-transit nodes in a link network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first link state initiation (HELLO) message from a first neighboring router. The HELLO message requests that a...
Media segment monitoring
A device and method provides a means for monitoring a media segment of a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) media stream without interfering with end-to-end...
Method and apparatus for communicating credential information within a
network device authentication conversation
A method is disclosed for communicating a security credential within a network device authentication conversation. An authenticator that is coupled to a...
Anomaly detection for storage traffic in a data center
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for detecting anomalies in a storage area network (SAN). Provided are one or more anomaly type(s) and corresponding actions...
Redundant power and data in a wired data telecommunincations network
Redundancy of data and/or inline power in a wired data telecommunications network from a pair of network devices via a selection device is provided by...
HTTP cookie protection by a network security device
An intrusion detection system and method for a computer network includes a processor and one or more programs that run on the processor for application...
Apparatus and methods for allocating addresses in a network
An address assignment mechanism allows an address server to receive requests for network addresses from computer systems. Based on an identity of the requesting...
Method and apparatus for advertising a link cost in a data communications
A method is described of advertising a link cost in a data communication network having as components nodes and links. A node detects a change of state of an...
Arrangement for selecting a server to provide distributed services from
among multiple servers based on a...
A selection resource executed within the network is configured for selecting from among a plurality of servers, distributed throughout the network at respective...
Application session management in networking devices
A networking device comprises an interface configured to receive and transmit data from and to a network; policy data configured to specify, for one or more...
Automatically providing announcements for a push-to-talk communication
Providing announcements for communication sessions includes facilitating the communication sessions among endpoints comprising a half-duplex push-to-talk...
Ringing for power system management
A network device has at least two communication ports to allow the device to communicate with at least two telephony devices. The device has a ring manager to...
Call centers with image or video based priority
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for utilizing the camera or video capability of particular communication devices, such as cell phones, to enhance handling of...
Method and apparatus for interworking dissimilar text phone protocols over
a packet switched network
A communication scheme allows two Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways that do not necessarily support a common set of Public Switched Telephone Network...
Queue sharing with fair rate guarantee
In one embodiment, separate rate meters are maintained for each flow enqueued an increased at a target rate while a packet from the flow occupies the head of a...
Maintaining a content category cache at a gateway on a data path
Maintaining a content category cache includes storing the content category cache at a gateway. The content category cache includes content category mappings,...
Data forwarding in a layer three satellite network
Method and system for providing access layer satellite architecture in a data network including receiving a data packet from an access layer network device, the...
Method and system for policy-based forwarding
A method of operating a network is disclosed. The method includes identifying a packet as being subject to a policy and forwarding said packet based on said...
Point-to-multipoint for multicast and unicast forwarding
A method and apparatus for establishing multicast and unicast forwarding are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes transmitting path messages to a...
Hardware TOS remapping based on source autonomous system identifier
A rapid method and apparatus for remapping the type of service (TOS) and source address information from an incoming communications packet according to the...
Static, dynamic and intelligent VRF routing for services traffic
A system for determining static, dynamic and intelligent Virtual Route Forwarding routing for services traffic includes a data device and a network processing...
Method and apparatus for measuring network data packet delay, jitter and
A device for measuring network performance in an Internet protocol (IP) network including a counter generating a send sequence number representing a relative...
System and method for supporting conferencing capabilities over
An IP telephone which supports a voice conference call with a plurality of other IP telephones over a packet-switched network is disclosed. The IP telephone...
Classification of signaling protocol errors to trigger network
In an embodiment, a system and method which monitors a signaling plane for error events among one or more network nodes in a converged network. The system and...
Event processing in rate limited network devices
Event processing in rate limited network devices is described. An event receiver is notified of a backlog condition and may respond by increasing the rate limit...
Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
Locating and provisioning devices in a network
Methods and devices are provided for locating, identifying and provisioning devices in a network. According to some implementations of the invention, a...
Techniques for providing security protection in wireless networks by
Techniques for security protection of a wireless network are provided. An access point is operated in a first mode. The first mode is a mode of operation that...
Authentication for transmission control protocol
An embodiment of the invention incorporates, or encapsulates, authentication mechanisms into an initiation phase of a transmission protocol session. In a...
Method and system for secure connection of peripheral device to processing
A method, system and apparatus are provided for securely connecting a peripheral device to a processing device in a wireless network. The peripheral device makes...
Methods and systems for generating and storing computer program execution
Methods and systems for generating and storing computer program execution trace data are disclosed. A method includes receiving a signal that enables the...
Bidirectional inline power port
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device...
Facilitating 802.11 roaming by pre-establishing session keys
A method and system for pre-authenticating a pre-establishing key management on a roaming device prior to re-association to facilitate fast hand-off in a...
Protected dynamic provisioning of credentials
A method and implementation is disclosed for secure communication between two or more parties. A secure tunnel is established between parties using an encryption...
Intelligent allocation of programmable comparison operations for reducing
the number of associative memory...
Intelligent allocation of programmable comparison operations may reduce the number of associative memory entries required for programming an associative memory...
Apparatus and methods for providing an application level gateway for use
An application level gateway allows computers on a local area or "internal" network to serve data (e.g., web pages, files or other constructs) to computer...
Switching a client from unicasting to multicasting by increasing the
unicast stream rate to the client
Switching a client from unicasting back to multicasting involves accumulating enough digital video content at the client to bridge the time it takes to...
Communicating a selection of a potential configuration
A first streaming media device, such as a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone initiates a communication session with a second streaming media device. An...
Exporting management information base data using IPFIX
In one embodiment, a networking device includes logic encoded in one or more tangible media for execution and when executed operable to cause performing...
Resource allocation and reclamation for on-demand address pools
A method for on-demand management of Internet Protocol (IP) address pools includes allocating an unused IP address from a local IP address pool designated for a...
Advanced signaling for multi-stage transceivers
Systems and methods for advanced signaling between stages of transmitters and/or receivers in a digital communication system. One or more intermediate frequency...
Method for up-link transmit power management in a wireless broadband
A method is disclosed for optimizing up-link transmit powers of a wireless broadband terminal operating in a predetermined frequency band in a multi-carrier...
Packet telephony bridging server
A bridging server instantiates virtual packet telephones that emulate physical packet telephone instruments, and includes a switch operative to establish...
Mobile device calls via private branch exchange
Communication systems and methods are described that enable mobile devices to route telephone calls via an enterprise telephone system. The communication system...
System for grouping attributes in packets in a radius protocol
A system for inserting data into data packets of a protocol for transmitting network information between processing systems connected to a network. The system...
Managing traffic within and between virtual private networks when using a
session border controller
Methods and devices for managing traffic at a session border controller (SBC) are described. A signal portion of traffic en route from a source in a virtual...