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US-7,802,012 Estimating traffic values or intervals for network topology and network behaviour
A method of estimating traffic values or intervals in a communications network, the network comprising a plurality of nodes being interconnected by links, the...
US-7,801,984 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...
US-7,801,546 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,...
US-7,801,530 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...
US-7,801,356 Methods and apparatuses for generating compressed data representing a visual frame
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...
US-7,801,295 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...
US-7,801,239 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...
US-7,801,137 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...
US-7,801,135 Transport protocol connection synchronization
A system and method supporting synchronization of replicated transport layer connections in a redundant processor telecommunications network element. One method...
US-7,801,125 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...
US-7,801,096 Detecting, reporting and mitigating hidden stations in a wireless data network
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....
US-7,801,092 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...
US-7,801,062 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...
US-7,801,061 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...
US-7,801,050 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...
US-7,801,048 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...
US-7,801,040 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...
US-7,801,030 Technique for using OER with an ECT solution for multi-homed spoke-to-spoke sites
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...
US-7,801,021 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....
US-RE41,750 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...
US-7,797,663 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...
US-7,797,427 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...
US-7,797,406 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...
US-7,797,387 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...
US-7,797,383 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...
US-7,797,376 Arrangement for providing content operation identifiers with a specified HTTP object for acceleration of...
Web content provided by a server includes associated content operation identifiers that identify related content objects. The web server, in response to...
US-7,797,345 Restricting hierarchical posts with social network metrics methods and apparatus
A method for a computer system includes receiving a listing from a first user, determining a first plurality of social network relationship factors for the first...
US-7,796,825 Losslessly improving compression of compressed image data
For data compressed using the first compression method that includes codewords generated by variable length coding sets of quantized transform coefficients using...
US-7,796,634 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...
US-7,796,617 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...
US-7,796,598 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...
US-7,796,537 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...
US-7,796,532 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...
US-D623,641 Cradle device
US-7,793,336 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...
US-7,793,138 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...
US-7,793,137 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...
US-7,793,094 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...
US-7,792,993 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...
US-7,792,991 Method and apparatus for advertising a link cost in a data communications network
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...
US-7,792,989 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...
US-7,792,975 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...
US-7,792,899 Automatically providing announcements for a push-to-talk communication session
Providing announcements for communication sessions includes facilitating the communication sessions among endpoints comprising a half-duplex push-to-talk...
US-7,792,282 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...
US-7,792,277 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...
US-7,792,143 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...
US-7,792,131 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...
US-7,792,128 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,...
US-7,792,124 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...
US-7,792,113 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...
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