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8989220 High speed variable bandwidth ring-based system  
In one embodiment, a system includes a station circuit. The station circuit includes a data layer and a transport layer. The station circuit is capable of a source mode and a destination mode. The...
8964526 Method and device for classifying media access control address based on ethernet ring network  
The present invention provides a method for classifying media access control (MAC) address based on an Ethernet ring network, and the method comprises: when the Ethernet ring network is carrying...
8897301 Multicast bandwidth multiplication for a unified distributed switch  
The distributed switch may include a plurality of chips (i.e., sub-switches) on a switch module. These sub-switches may receive from a computing device connected to a Tx/Rx port a multicast data...
8879553 Multicast bandwidth multiplication for a unified distributed switch  
The distributed switch may include a plurality of chips (i.e., sub-switches) on a switch module. These sub-switches may receive from a computing device connected to a Tx/Rx port a multicast data...
8837517 Transpose boxes for network interconnection  
The deployment and scaling of a network of electronic devices can be improved by utilizing one or more network transpose boxes. Each transpose box can include a number of connectors and a meshing...
8724644 Double-ring network system, method for determining transmission priority in double-ring network and transmission station device  
According to one embodiment, in a double-ring network, a master station includes a transmitting and receiving permission switch portion, a communication port A at an A-system side, a communication...
8724466 Packet filtering  
Ingress and egress port packets for a connection between a first node and second node are mirrored to a mirroring port on a network switch. A count of ingress and egress port packets associated...
8687644 Packet transfer device  
An optical multi-drop path is set to a downstream direction, an optical path between adjacent nodes is set to a upstream direction, a packet sorting unit is provided for appropriately controlling...
8644134 Dual-homing for ethernet line services  
Techniques are described which provide mechanisms for dual-homing an access ring for virtual private wire service (VPWS) Ethernet line (E-Line) services. The mechanism may provide resiliency...
8619802 Message ring in a switching network  
A switching network for efficiently receiving and transmitting data packets having both frames and messages includes a crossbar switch with a plurality of surrounding ports for exclusively...
8499302 Advanced processor with mechanism for packet distribution at high line rate  
An advanced processor comprises a plurality of multithreaded processor cores each having a data cache and instruction cache. A data switch interconnect is coupled to each of the processor cores...
8363573 Method for ringcasting with improved reliability  
A method of ringcasting with improved reliability, in which a participant who is the source of content saves the signal in which the content is found, and compares received signals with the signal...
8345674 Network system and audio signal processor  
An audio network system that performs transport of audio signals between nodes by cascading a plurality of nodes each including two sets of transmission I/Fs and reception I/Fs, and circulating...
8254943 Method for backhaul transport recovery  
In various embodiments, methods and systems are provided for backhaul transport recovery. In an embodiment, a method for backhaul transport recovery is provided. The method includes broadcasting a...
8229943 System and method for modifying an executing query  
There is provided a computer-implemented method of modifying a query executing in a database management system. The method comprises sending a no-wait message for the query to a control broker....
8134939 Multichannel ring and star networks with limited channel conversion  
A ring communication network according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of nodes in which a single one of the nodes is configured for full channel conversion and the...
8050266 Low impact network debugging  
A method for debugging network connections that involves receiving a packet for a first destination by a network interface card (NIC), classifying the packet, sending the packet to a first receive...
8031640 Packet transmission apparatus, packet forwarding method and packet transmission system  
A packet transmission system enabling VLAN packet forwarding of the MAC layer at the RPR layer. An address translation table associates with a VLAN identifier a MAC address and a flag showing...
8015567 Advanced processor with mechanism for packet distribution at high line rate  
An advanced processor comprises a plurality of multithreaded processor cores each having a data cache and instruction cache. A data switch interconnect is coupled to each of the processor cores...
7986707 Method and system for rules based workflow of media services  
A method for executing services over an enterprise service bus includes analyzing a message of a first service to a second service to determine a nature of a digital media object sent from the...
7889683 Non-destructive media access resolution for asynchronous traffic in a half-duplex braided-ring  
A half-duplex communication network comprises a plurality of communication links, each link being configured a priori to communicate in one direction; and a plurality of nodes, each node coupled...
7831147 Fiber and wire communication system  
This invention provides a new architecture for a communication system between head-ends and end-users which expands bandwidth and reliability of the communication system. A mux-node receives...
7822057 Method and system for keeping a fibre channel arbitrated loop open during frame gaps  
A method and system for keeping an arbitrated loop open during a frame gap using a fiber channel switch element is provided. The switch element includes a port control module having a receive and...
7813364 Cross-bar switch incorporating a sink port with retry capability  
A cross-bar switch includes a set of input ports to accept data packets and a set of sink ports in communication with the input ports to forward the data packets. Each sink port includes a...
7782809 Method for extending communications protocols over a distance  
A communications system (30) enables two communications devices (10, 12) to communicate with each other over an extended distance using a limited range communication protocol, such as the IrDA or...
7751419 Message ring in a switching network  
A switching network for efficiently receiving and transmitting data packets having both frames and messages includes a crossbar switch with a plurality of surrounding ports for exclusively...
7746872 Packet routing as a function of direction  
A direction of travel of a packet at a switch in an interconnection fabric that has multiple switches with ports is determined. A next turn pointer in the packet is used to identify turn bits in a...
7734179 Fiber/wired communication system  
A communication system between head-ends and end-users is provided which expands bandwidth and reliability. A concentrator receives communication signals from a head-end and forwards the received...
7710878 Method and system for allocating traffic demands in a ring network  
A method of allocating a plurality of traffic demands on a network having a plurality of stations connected by a bi-directional ring is disclosed. The method comprises selecting a first traffic...
7710904 Ring network with variable token activation  
An apparatus including a ring network, a plurality of nodes on the ring network to act as senders, a node on the ring network to act as a receiver, the receiver having receiver logic to place a...
7697552 MAC address scalability in interconnected rings  
A method for communication is used in a communication network that includes multiple ring nodes arranged in at least first and second ring networks, which are connected by one or more of the ring...
7664018 Methods and apparatus for switching fibre channel arbitrated loop devices  
Methods and apparatus for switching Fiber Channel Arbitrated Loop Systems is provided between a plurality of Fiber Channel Loop devices. In one aspect of the invention, the system switches based...
7660316 Methods and apparatus for device access fairness in fibre channel arbitrated loop systems  
Methods and apparatus for switching Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop Systems is provided between a plurality of Fibre Channel Loop devices. In one aspect of the invention, the system switches based...
7606180 Multichannel ring and star networks with limited channel conversion  
A ring communication network according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of nodes in which a single one of the nodes is configured for full channel conversion and the...
7580373 Identifying nodes in a ring network  
Methods are provided for discovering nodes participating in a ring network. According to one embodiment, a ring controller receives a packet containing an arbitration token. If the arbitration...
7512140 Inter-ring connection method and device  
In an inter-ring connection method and device interconnecting a plurality of RPR rings, an inter-ring connecting device (interconnecting station) determines whether or not an RPR frame received...
7509462 Advanced processor with use of bridges on a data movement ring for optimal redirection of memory and I/O traffic  
An advanced processor comprises a plurality of multithreaded processor cores each having a data cache and instruction cache. A data switch interconnect is coupled to each of the processor cores...
7492783 Method and system for LIPf7 origination detection and LIPf8 suppression in a port bypass controller  
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for operating ports in port bypass controllers through LIPf7 origination detection and LIPf8 suppression, which may be...
7450850 Fiber and wire communication system  
This invention provides a new architecture for a communication system between head-ends and end-users which expands bandwidth and reliability of the communication system. A mux-node receives...
7420982 Method and system for keeping a fibre channel arbitrated loop open during frame gaps  
A method and system for keeping an arbitrated loop open during a frame gap using a fiber channel switch element is provided. The switch element includes a port control module having a receive and...
7352765 Packet switching fabric having a segmented ring with token based resource control protocol and output queuing control  
A packet switching fabric includes means forming a data ring, means forming a control ring, and means forming a plurality of data communication network links each having at least one network node...
7203203 Message ring in a switching network  
There is disclosed a switching network for efficiently receiving and transmitting data packets having both frames and messages. The switching network includes a crossbar switch with a plurality of...
7184446 Cross-bar switch employing a multiple entry point FIFO  
A cross-bar switch includes a set of input ports for receiving data packets and a set of sink ports coupled to the input ports to accept and forward the data packets. Each sink port includes a...
7123585 Cross-bar switch with bandwidth allocation  
Each sink port in a cross-bar switch provides for allocating bandwidth among data packets. Packets are assigned priority levels, and the cross-bar switch regulates bandwidth allocation for each...
7103058 Cross-bar switch with explicit multicast support  
A cross-bar switch includes a set of input ports for receiving data packets and a set of sink ports for transmitting the received packets to identified targets. A set of data rings couples the...
7082139 Cross-bar switch with sink port accepting multiple packets  
A cross-bar switch includes a set of input ports to receive data packets and a set of sink ports in communication with the input ports to receive the data packets and forward them onto a...
7065095 Telecommunication network with variable address learning, switching and routing  
A ring network for transporting data packets between network devices is provided. The ring network includes a number of ring switches. Each ring switch has at least one ring port, at least one...
6952417 System and method for selectively providing data communications in an XDSL communication system  
A system and method selectively establishes data communications, such as XDSL services, between data devices and a network switch. Status of the data devices are monitored and active data devices...
6928049 Modular bridging-device  
A method of managing connectivity of a cluster of bridging-devices including a plurality of links. The method includes pre-designating at least one of the links as a redundant link which is...
6907036 Network switch enhancements directed to processing of internal operations in the network switch  
A method of processing internal operations in a network switch includes the steps of constructing a lookup table in system memory by snooping a communication channel in a network switch for lookup...

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