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US-7,822,027 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...
US-7,822,025 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...
US-7,822,022 Multi-rate, multi-protocol, multi-port line interface for a multiservice switching platform
Methods and apparatus for enabling a line card to support multiple ports, multiple rates, and multiple protocols within an optical network system are disclosed....
US-7,821,986 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...
US-7,821,981 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...
US-7,821,972 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...
US-7,821,970 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...
US-7,821,969 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...
US-7,821,965 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...
US-7,821,956 System and method for controlling the flooding of information in a network environment
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...
US-7,821,941 Automatically controlling operation of a BRAS device based on encapsulation information
A technique controls operation of a BRAS device. The technique involves extracting encapsulation information from a communications exchange between a CPE device...
US-7,821,915 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....
US-7,821,379 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...
US-D626,103 Video unit with integrated features
US-7,818,780 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...
US-7,818,616 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...
US-7,818,607 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...
US-7,818,591 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...
US-7,818,394 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...
US-7,818,392 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...
US-7,818,274 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...
US-7,818,004 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...
US-7,817,786 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...
US-7,817,783 System and method for communicating text teletype (TTY) information in a communication network
A method includes receiving signals comprising at least one of voice information and text teletype information. The method also includes determining whether at...
US-7,817,734 System and method for improving signal to quantization noise ratio of an OFDMA modulator
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...
US-7,817,664 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...
US-7,817,656 Fibre-channel over-subscription over DWDM/SONET/SDH optical transport systems
Fiber-Channel links are carried over transport networks such as optical transport networks. In certain embodiments, available transport network capacity is...
US-7,817,636 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...
US-7,817,620 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...
US-7,817,580 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...
US-7,817,571 Automatic discovery of blocking access-list ID and match statements in a network
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...
US-7,817,564 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...
US-7,817,558 Flow based flow control in an ethernet switch backplane
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting packet congestion in a network device that includes a switch, and a plurality of components operable to transmit...
US-7,817,556 Modification of policing methods to make them more TCP-friendly
Various improvements are provided for prior art policing methods, including token bucket methods and virtual time policing methods. Some preferred methods of the...
US-7,817,553 Local area network services in a cable modem network
A network device has a network interface to allow the device to send and receive traffic across a network. The device also has a cable connection to allow the...
US-7,817,546 Quasi RTP metrics for non-RTP media flows
In one embodiment, a router receives a real-time multimedia flow that comprises IP packets. The router then processes values included in the Identifier fields of...
US-7,817,540 Method and apparatus for N+1 RF switch with passive working path and active protection path
The present disclosure relates an improved cable data switching unit that provides a fail-over system whereby one line card can protect a plurality of US...
US-7,817,535 Method of fault tolerance and synchronous failover for broadcast video across the network
A system and a method are disclosed for detecting a multicast stream fault condition at a variety of points within a digital broadcast video distribution system....
US-7,817,088 Beamforming multiple-input multiple-output hybrid automatic repeat request retransmission
Techniques are provided for improving hybrid automatic repeat request retransmissions techniques in a beamformed multiple-input multiple-output wireless...
US-7,817,042 RFID tag management and operation
In an example embodiment, an apparatus such as an RFID tag, is configured to operate in a first mode that allows the tag to associate with the network and...
US-7,814,542 Network connection detection and throttling
In an edge network, message traffic between the edge network and a core network passes through the edge router. A port scanning attack directed to the network as...
US-7,814,481 Method and system for minimal disruption during software upgrade or reload of a network device
A method and system for resetting a network device. Specifically, in one embodiment, a method is disclosed for upgrading and/or reloading software for a network...
US-7,814,317 Multiple password documents
An apparatus, method, and computer-readable media capable of encrypting and unencrypting secure documents with multiple passwords and/or fallback keys....
US-7,814,311 Role aware network security enforcement
Generating a binding between a source address and one or more roles of a user accessing the network and distributing the binding to a filter node. The source...
US-7,814,309 Method for checkpointing and reconstructing separated but interrelated data
A method is disclosed whereby separate but interrelated data is checkpointed and reconstructed within a router. In one embodiment, each connection is...
US-7,814,284 Redundancy elimination by aggregation of multiple chunks
A data redundancy elimination system. In particular implementations, a method includes storing in a memory one or more aggregation trees, each aggregation tree...
US-7,814,232 Network address translation with gateway load distribution
Gateway and NAT services to a single host or large number of hosts on a local network using a redundancy group having gateway devices. A pool of unique IP...
US-7,814,227 Computation of a shortest inter-domain TE-LSP across a set of autonomous systems
A technique calculates a shortest path for a traffic engineering (TE) label switched path (LSP) from a head-end node in a local domain to a tail-end node of a...
US-7,814,151 Wirelessly-enabled identification of digital media generated at an event
A method in one embodiment includes embedding a unique event tag into media files recorded at an event by a first media recording device, which is operable to...
US-7,814,150 Apparatus and method to bridge telephone and data networks
In accordance with one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for initiating an online meeting over a data network between a host party with a first...
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