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7701843 Intelligent-topology-driven alarm placement  
System and methods are provided for automated alarm handling in a communications network by linking network failures to impacted resources. One embodiment includes correlating one or more network...
7701845 Forwarding data in a data communications network  
An apparatus is described for forwarding data in a data communications network having as components nodes and links therebetween in which nodes obtain a reachability metric between a neighbor node...
7701846 Bad data packet capture device  
An apparatus and method for capturing data packets for analysis on a network computing system includes a sending node and a receiving node connected by a bi-directional communication link. The...
7702765 Techniques for automatically creating an iBGP mesh  
Techniques for automatically creating a BGP mesh, and more specifically, an iBGP mesh, are provided. Peering information is flooded to routers within a network AS. The peering information is...
7702284 Method and system for processing acknowledgments in a wireless communications network  
A method and system of controlling a multicast transmission. The method and system transmits a data packet to multiple slave devices across a UWB wireless network, and detects the reception of any...
7702079 Adapter unit and method  
In one aspect of the invention, emergency modes of operation for an adapter unit comprising a channel transmitter/receiver unit, a data packet transmitter/receiver unit, and a data insertion/data...
7702810 Detecting a label-switched path outage using adjacency information  
Outages in a label-switched path (LSP) are detected quickly using adjacency information, such as IGP “hello neighbor” queries. Protocols, such as IGP can be instructed to check certain adj...
7697416 Constructing a repair path in the event of non-availability of a routing domain  
In one embodiment, an apparatus and method are described for constructing a repair path in the event of non-availability of a routing domain component of a routing domain comprising, as components,...
7697415 Method and apparatus for managing local resources at service nodes in an intelligent network  
A resource management system for an intelligent communications network having one or more distributed service nodes, each service node for providing services relating to an event received at a...
7693044 Single logical network interface for advanced load balancing and fail-over functionality  
The invention sets forth an approach for aggregating a plurality of NICs in a computing device into a single logical NIC as seen by that computing device's operating system. The combination of the...
7693043 Method and apparatus for advertising repair capability  
A method of advertising repair capability in a network repair scheme using network repair addresses for repairing around a repairable network component in a data communications network having, as...
7693046 Method and apparatus for maintaining network connectivity via label switched path(s)  
A method or corresponding apparatus in an exemplary embodiment of the present invention monitors an operational status of network links and retrieves or receives the operational status. The...
7693042 Intelligent presentation network management system  
A system and method has been provided for the intuitive management of communication networks including a large number of network elements diffused across large geographical areas. The network...
7693045 Verifying network connectivity  
A system comprising a computer including a plurality of network interface controllers (NICs), the plurality of NICs associated with an address. The system further comprises a switching apparatus...
7694023 Routing a processor communication  
A method embodiment includes determining whether a communication received from a first processor connected to a network interface unit is intended for a second processor connected to the network...
7688712 Selecting one of multiple redundant network access points on a node within an industrial process control network  
A method and network access point selection logic are described for a redundantly connected industrial LAN node including at least primary and backup network access points. Network connectivity is...
7688713 Changing mode in digital broadcast receiver  
A method of changing between a Data over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) mode and a DOCSIS Set-top box Gateway (DSG) mode in a digital broadcast receiver, includes: performing...
7684314 Communication node and routing method  
A communication node of the present invention includes a two-hop neighbor management portion, a routing table management portion, and a multi-path establishment portion. The two-hop neighbor...
7684403 EPON bridge apparatus and method for forwarding thereof  
The invention relates to an EPON bridge apparatus and a forwarding method thereof. In a case of receiving a frame from the network port or the PON port, the apparatus associates the port having the...
7680028 Method and apparatus for restarting RSVP processes in multiple network devices  
An RSVP node that has crashed and restarted sends a non-zero Recovery Time value in a Restart_Cap object of a Hello message. Other nodes receiving such messages can detect, based on the non-zero...
7675949 Dynamic reconfiguration of solid state memory device to replicate and time multiplex data over multiple data interfaces  
Multiple interfaces dedicated to individual logic circuits such as memory arrays are capable of being dynamically reconfigured from operating separately and in parallel to operating in a more...
7675848 Dynamic forwarding adjacency  
A technique treats a protected forwarding adjacency (FA) as a dynamic entity in that it allows a backup tunnel associated with the FA to carry traffic for the FA, when it's primary tunnel has...
7672246 System and method for using per-packet receive signal strength indication and transmit power levels to compute path loss for a link for use in layer II routing in a wireless communication network  
A system and method for evaluating at least one communication link between a transmitting node and a receiving node in a communications network. The system and method perform the operation of...
7672224 System and method for data multiplexing  
To reduce the load on a host for controlling a data doubling. Between a host and two disk subsystems, there is connected a data doubling device. This data doubling device behaves as if it were a...
7672225 Swapping an operational networked electronic system for a nonoperational networked electronic system  
A method of switching a network access configuration associated with a first electronic system to a second electronic system via a network is described. The first electronic system is inoperable....
7673168 Network node, switch, and network failure recovery method  
A switch includes a reference log storage table for storing a plurality of reference logs for performing normal connection processing between network nodes, a connection candidate log search...
7672223 Method and apparatus for replicating a transport layer protocol stream  
Network connection switchover is accomplished through a method comprising receiving information defining a first connection between a first network device and a computer; establishing a replication...
7672222 Link failures  
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data communications architecture...
7668079 Multiple endpoint paths for point-to-multipoint (P2MP) SPVC  
A method and system for implementing Multiple Endpoint Paths (MEP) for Point to Multipoint (P2MP) calls over Soft Permanent Virtual Connections (SPVC) are provided. When a condition is detected...
7668083 Systems and methods for forwarding data in a communications network  
A communications network (100) includes at least one control station (160) and a group of network nodes (110, 120, 140). The at least one control station (160) generates batches of forwarding...
7664052 Ring network and master node  
A master node transmits a probe packet for checking a condition of a network in a ring in both directions thereof to detect the occurrence of a fault on the ring. A slave node increments a hop...
7664016 Data transfer device  
In a cellular telephone, a music data transfer control unit and a remote control unit control a close-range radio communications unit to establish a remote control session and a data transfer...
7661033 Method and system for establishing network connections  
A method, computer readable medium and computer system for repairing a failed network connection between a client system and a network is disclosed. In a first aspect, the method preferably...
7660233 Reporting dial-up access problems using a real-time automated system  
A method for reporting and responding to dial-up connectivity problems can include the step of establishing a voice connection between a caller and an automated response system. The caller can be...
7660234 Fault-tolerant medium access control (MAC) address assignment in network elements  
A network element includes a backplane, which includes a backplane memory holding first medium access control (MAC) address values. The network element further includes multiple tributary modules...
7656856 Method and system for transmitting LSP fragments  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for transmitting link state packet (LSP) through a network are provided. The method includes dividing the LSP into LSP fragments having respective fragment...
7656787 Modular numerical control  
A modular, numerical control includes at least two modules, each including a microprocessor unit and being connected to each other via serial data-transmission channels for the transmission of...
7652982 Providing high availability network services  
The principles of the invention allow a network device, such as a router, to maintain a high level of services during a failure without substantially utilizing redundant hardware components. During...
7652987 Method and system for guaranteeing reliability of end-to-end quality of service  
The present invention discloses a method for guaranteeing reliability of end-to-end QoS, including: a. detecting and determining whether there is a failure on a Label Switched Path (LSP); if there...
7649835 Unsynchronous mode brother's keeper bus guardian for a ring networks  
In one embodiment, a node comprises an interface to communicatively couple the node to a first channel. The first channel communicatively couples the node to a first neighbor node and a first...
7649834 Method and apparatus for determining neighboring routing elements and rerouting traffic in a computer network  
A method and apparatus for rerouting traffic in a computer network select a routing element, apply a subnet mask to an interface address of the routing element to generate subnet addresses,...
7646752 Multi-hop wireless backhaul network and method  
Some embodiments of the invention provide an implementation for a multi-hop wireless backhaul network. These embodiments can advantageously be deployed in dense urban areas and/or co-located with...
7646701 Incremental redundancy using high-order modulation and coding schemes  
Apparatus and systems comprise a forward error correction (FEC) encoder to encode a data block to produce an encoded data block in a radio link control media access control (RLC-MAC) module. The...
7639623 Method and system for real time simultaneous monitoring of logical circuits in a data network  
For real time simultaneous monitoring of logical circuits in a data network, a network management module receives trap data for a group of logical circuits in the data network. The trap data may...
7639601 Methods and apparatus for data communication  
Data communication apparatus including a port and a control entity. The control entity is operative to establish a connection with a remote entity over a first path and negotiate with the remote...
7639602 Mobile radio system capable of controlling base radio station without impossibility  
A mobile radio system comprises first through N-th radio base stations, where N represents a positive integer which is greater than one. On a start-up sequence of an n-th radio base station, a base...
7639659 Apparatus and method for controlling hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) in a mobile communication system  
A Hybrid Automatic Repeat reQuest (HARQ) control apparatus and method for detecting a message received over a packet data control channel in a mobile communication system are provided in which a...
7639705 Packet forwarding apparatus with function of diverting traffic  
A packet forwarding apparatus is provided which can minimize traffic detoured to a backup path liable to be degraded in communication quality in the event of a link failure to thereby improve the...
7636298 Apparatus and method for packet error correction  
A packet error correcting apparatus includes a retransmission request controlling unit controlling a timing of transmission of a retransmission request to a packet transmitting apparatus from a...
7636299 Packet repeater  
A repeater and method provides a technique to minimize congestion and packet loss, which may be generated when a fault is detected in a ring type packet network or when the network recovers from...