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Multi-feature classification memory structure for associative matching
The present invention describes a method and an apparatus of multi-feature lookup process using multi-feature classification memory ("CM"). In one embodiment of...
Optimizations for TCP connection setup and teardown
In one embodiment, a first network device receives a control message in a first protocol from a client, the control message in the first protocol being addressed...
End-to-end congestion control in a Fibre Channel network
Methods and devices are provided for controlling congestion in a network such as a Fibre Channel network. According to some implementations, a node within a...
System and method for monitoring information in a network environment
A method for monitoring information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving one or more packets from a communication flow initiated by an...
USB encapsulation for network transmission
A universal serial bus (USB) remote host control driver includes a connection to a local network, a network protocol stack and a memory for storing network...
System for communicating management information and method of operation
A system for communicating management information includes a first interface card, a second interface card, and a management card coupled to the first interface...
Methods and apparatuses for managing resources within a collaboration
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses utilize an application within a meeting zone; monitor usage within the meeting zone; detect a resource located...
System and method for generating a binary result in a data processing
A method for processing data includes generating one or more binary results based on one or more inputs and receiving one or more of the binary results. One or...
Communicating network information using universal resource locators
A method and apparatus are provided for communicating network information among network devices using protocols based on Universal Resource Locators. In one...
Method and system for creating management information base specifications
A method and apparatus for creating management information specifications in a schema by a user. According to various embodiments of the method, a first file is...
Transmission of a power loss condition over a network
A system is disclosed as including a power supply, a secondary capacitive storage device connected to the power supply, and multiple network devices powered by...
Management of distributed location servers
In one embodiment, a method includes storing, in a data store, a physical network model of a network environment, the network environment comprising one or more...
Modular cable-management system
Apparatus for providing cable-management comprising at least one bracket having a support member and a plurality of extensions protruding from the support...
Dynamic attenuation method and apparatus for optimizing voice quality
using echo cancellers
A method and corresponding apparatus for managing voice quality by optimizing the amount of attenuation placed in the echo return path based on the conditions...
Wireless communications system with reduced sideband noise and carrier
A wireless communications system is provided with reduced sideband noise and carrier leakage. In the system, at least one transmitter modulates at least one...
Non-preemptive scheduling in network elements
A graph based on a data traffic matrix represents the occupancy of a set of virtual output queues to an optical crosspoint packet data switch. Edges in the graph...
Inter-autonomous-system virtual private network with autodiscovery and
A layer-2 virtual-private-network (L2-VPN) service with automatic discovery and connection establishment is provided within a wide-area, ...
System and method for implementing quality of service fallback using
resource reservation protocol
A system and method for implementing a Quality of Service (QoS) fallback using Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) includes initiating a communication session...
System and method for device registration replication in a communication
A system for device registration replication in a packet-based network includes a first call manager and a second call manager that are coupled to the...
Systems and methods for accelerated learning in ring networks
Systems, methods, devices and techniques can be used in networks including resilient packet ring networks and other types of ring topology networks to accelerate...
Evaluation of network data aggregation
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving topology data that indicates multiple communication links and multiple intermediate network nodes in communication...
System and method for suppressing silence data in a network environment
A method for suppressing data is provided that includes receiving a first packet communicated by an end user and identifying a difference in a comfort noise...
Remote monitoring of switch network
A technique for use in gathering network activity-related information from network switches is provided. Using this technique, the information can be gathered...
Stateless call admission and call preemption with a single metering and
A method and system for call admission and preemption in a network having an ingress node and an egress node defining an ingress/egress node pair, and one or...
Method and apparatus for identifying a media path in a network
Nodes in an Internet Protocol (IP) network receive probe packets configured to travel over particular IP media paths. The probe packets cause the network nodes...
Multiple channel optical transceiver modules with compatibility features
Optical transceiver modules with multiple channel connection with connectors on a motherboard of a line card for network devices, such as a switch, router,...
Re-creating meeting context
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) connecting to a conference server via a network; (ii) viewing a list of available past meetings and associated forms...
Virtual MAC address system and method
A method for creating a virtual MAC address, the method includes receiving an Internet Protocol address that is to be associated with a virtual MAC address. The...
Dynamic interrupt timer
A method of adjusting a timer is disclosed. The method includes adjusting a timer activation period based on a characteristic of a network and setting the timer...
System for distributing load over multiple servers at an internet site
Disclosed is a system and method for distributing connections among a plurality of servers at an Internet site. All connections are made to a single IP address...
System and method for providing security backup services to a home network
Methods and systems of providing security backup services to a home network are described. In one embodiment, the gateway for a home network is registered with a...
Transferring a communications exchange
Methods and systems for transferring a communications exchange using a mobile handset are described. A radio frequency (RF) signal is transmitted from a mobile...
Method and system for providing communication protocol interoperability
A method for providing communication protocol interoperability may include receiving a request from a first endpoint to establish a communication session with a...
1000Base-T transmission over 2-pair
A method, an apparatus and a system for gigabit Ethernet (GbE) using only 2 pairs of wires for a single communications link are described. This network...
Method for bring-up of voice over internet protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for voice transmissions...
Method and system for power-efficient adaptive link aggregation
A method for power-efficient configuration of one or more physical ports at a network device in an EtherChannel is provided. Parameters for allocation of the...
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...
Scalable voice over IP system providing independent call bridging for
outbound calls initiated by user...
An IP telephony gateway and a user interface resource enable a subscriber to place an outgoing call according to the voice over IP (H.323) protocol to a...
Protocol for the determination of network topology
A method of operating a network is described. The network includes a number of nodes connected by a number of links. A method according to the present invention...
Technique for transferring data from a time division multiplexing network
onto a packet network
A technique for processing data carried by a Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) channel in a TDM network. A data stream associated with a TDM channel is monitored...
Real-time sessions for wireless mesh networks
A real-time data transport protocol directed to aggregating multiple packets of a real-time protocol session and transmitting redundant copies of the packets as...
Method for supporting mobility for dynamic windows clients in a wireless
Methods and apparatus for preventing an IP address from being assigned to a client implementing a protocol such as DHCP are disclosed. This is particularly...
Efficient error response in a video conferencing system
Elements in a video conferencing system may respond to error message(s) by aggregating any related error messages and responding based on a severity of the error...
Method for routing information over a network employing centralized
A method and apparatus for centralized control of a network is described. The network includes a number of nodes. The method includes creating a database and...
Use of intelligent directed broadcast in contact center solutions
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) receiving a new contact in a contact center, where the new contact includes an expressed need; (ii) forming a...
Method and apparatus for analyzing a media path in a packet switched
No-op media payload packets are used to analyze a media path in a packet switched network. In one embodiment, the no-op packets are Real Time Protocol (RTP)...
Reducing latency jitter in a store-and-forward buffer for mixed-priority
Methods and apparatus for reducing the average delay associated with sending a packet from one environment to another via a store and forward buffer are...
3-level queuing scheduler supporting flexible configuration and
In one embodiment, a scheduler for a queue hierarchy only accesses sub-groups of bucket nodes in order to determine the best eligible queue bucket to transmit...
Inline intrusion detection
A method for inline intrusion detection includes receiving a packet at a network gateway, storing the packet, and assigning an identifier to the packet. The...
Network and application attack protection based on application layer
A method is disclosed for protecting a network against a denial-of-service attack by inspecting application layer messages at a network element. According to one...