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8677471 Port allocation in a firewall cluster  
A firewall cluster having three or more firewall processing nodes sharing the same shared IP address. Port numbers are assigned to the firewall processing nodes within the cluster and are used to...
8677015 Link trace frame transfer program recording medium, switching hub, and link trace frame transfer method  
The disclosed apparatus includes a MAC learning table storing a MAC address and port identification information that uniquely identifies a port for transferring a frame to which the MAC address is...
8671179 Dynamically adding best suited servers into clusters of application servers  
A system, computer program product and computer-implemented method of dynamically adding a best suited application server to a cluster of application servers are provided. To do so, a history of...
8671220 Network-on-chip system, method, and computer program product for transmitting messages utilizing a centralized on-chip shared memory switch  
A network-on-chip system, method, and computer program product are provided for transmitting messages utilizing a centralized on-chip shared memory switch. In operation, a message is sent from one...
8665711 Fast restoration for provider edge node and access link failures  
A first network device creates a protection path to a second network device associated with a first service site, and creates a pseudowire between the first service site and a second service site...
8667176 Network service access method and access gateway equipment  
The present invention includes a network service access method. In one embodiment, such a method comprises: forwarding the domain name resolution requests to a local domain name server of each...
8667070 Storage medium storing a mail management program, and mail management apparatus and method  
A storage medium storing a mail management program, the mail management program causing a computer to execute: receiving from a first user, a designation of a first electronic mail addressed to...
8667184 Distributed kernel operating system  
An improved distributed operating system over a network of computer systems is described. Existing distributed operating systems have transmission performance limitations dictated by their...
8667174 Method and system for survival of data plane through a total control plane failure  
A system and method for retaining routes in a control plane learned by an inter-domain routing protocol in the event of a connectivity failure between routers. Routers are classified as either...
8659994 Method and system for communicating multicast traffic over protected paths  
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method is provided for communicating multicast traffic. The method may include in response to receipt of multicast control traffic at a...
8660125 Node device, integrated circuit and control method in ring transmission system  
A node device in a ring transmission system in which a plurality of node devices are connected as a ring via serial links has a PHY transitioning between a normal mode and a loopback mode with...
8645567 Method and system for packet filtering for local host-management controller pass-through communication via network controller  
A network controller in a communication device may be operable to provide pass-through communication of local host-management traffic between a local host and a management controller within the...
8644338 Unbundling packets received in wireless communications  
Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate unbundling and processing partial packet data units (PDU). PDUs can be transmitted at a communication layer and can include partial PDUs of...
8644136 Sideband error signaling  
Fast error reporting is provided in networks that have an architected delayed error reporting capability. Errors are detected and reported without having to wait for a timeout period to expire....
8644137 Method and system for providing safe dynamic link redundancy in a data network  
Method and system for providing dynamic configuration of link redundancy in data network based on detection of dynamic changes in the network topology including the steps of detecting data network...
8638659 Enhancements to PIM fast re-route with downstream notification packets  
A failure detection mechanism provides enhancements to PIM-SM based fast re-route techniques. A network node upon detecting a loss of connection determines whether it can re-route multicast data...
8639844 System for establishing a media stream  
In one implementation, an intermediary receives a message from an endpoint, includes a flow around address and a flow through address to a second network device listed in the first message. The...
8639842 Scalable gateway for multiple data streams  
Systems and procedures are presented for communicating multiple data streams through an SSLVPN gateway. One implementation of a method includes receiving a plurality of incoming data streams and...
8634335 Flexible port rate limiting  
A switching device including an ingress port configured to receive packets from a network device, the received packets having been transmitted by the network device to the switching device in...
8631091 Content distribution network using a web browser and locally stored content to directly exchange content between users  
In one embodiment, program code is added to a social network's web pages or site such that the content a first user accesses is locally stored at the first user's system. When another user, who is...
8625582 Method and apparatus for routing a bearer path in an internet protocol multimedia subsystem based communication system  
A communication system is provided that routes a bearer path of a communication session between an originating Node B and a terminating Node B via an X2 interface, bypassing an IMS core network,...
8625485 Data flow routing in a multi-hop wireless network  
A data flow from a source to a destination is routed in a multi-hop wireless network. Nodes are searched in the multi-hop wireless network for information of route metrics for the nodes, the...
8625412 Redundant pseudowires between ethernet access domains  
A computer network includes first and second Ethernet access domain networks, each of Ethernet access domain networks including a user-facing provider edge (u-PE) device, and a stack group of...
8626945 Method for transparently exchanging data packets  
The invention relates to a method for transparently exchanging data packets with a packet-oriented network, via which a number of network elements and a network node device are connected based on...
8625575 Traffic-oblivious load balancing protocol for sensor networks  
A sensor in a network to which to route a packet is selected, where the sensor is selected independently of energy status of the sensors included in the network, and the sensor is selected by a...
8626747 Automated query path reporting in distributed databases  
A database query comprising a logical table definition and at least one route tracing indicator is forwarded to at least one distributed database node within a distributed network of databases. At...
8621105 Systems and methods for routing VPN traffic around network distribution  
Methods for using a client agent to route client requests among a plurality of appliances using transport layer information include the steps of: establishing, by a client agent executing on a...
8619554 Interconnecting initiator devices and recipient devices  
An interconnect block for a data processing apparatus, said interconnect block being operable to provide data routes via which one or more initiator devices may access one or more recipient...
8619596 System and method for using centralized network performance tables to manage network communications  
A system for centrally controlling packet network communications may include an input/output (I/O) unit configured to communicate data packets over a packet network with multiple network...
8619555 Method and system for path selection in a network  
Method and system for handling error events on a current path for processing an I/O request for reading information from and writing information to a storage space is provided. A system is able to...
8619552 Virtual router with a priority value per port  
A virtual router spans a number of physical routing devices. A set of physical ports on one of the physical routing devices is logically represented as a trunk. A respective port priority value is...
8621102 Automated routing of media through a media exchange network  
Aspects of the invention provide a method and system for communication of information in a distributed media network. The communication of information in a distributed media network may include...
8621090 System and method for providing sequenced anonymous communication sessions over a network  
A method for facilitating a sequenced, anonymous communications session in a communications environment is provided in one example that includes receiving, from a first endpoint, an anonymous,...
8619551 Protection path reservation method and node unit  
A protection path reservation method which reserves protection paths to avoid a node failure for each transmission path on a network formed of a plurality of nodes, comprising assuming the nodes...
8621067 Apparatus and method for managing communications  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a gateway having a controller to transport media data between a service provider network and one or more...
8614816 Communications device and control method for transmitting an image by electronic mail  
A communications device and method for transmitting e-mail with image data attached as an attachment file can select whether to send the e-mail directly to the recipient or via a mail server,...
RE44661 Method for a cable modem to rapidly switch to a backup CMTS  
A protection CMTS is available to immediately service a cable modem should that modem's service from a working CMTS fail for any reason. To speed the service transfer (cutover) from the working...
8612769 Electronic signature method and device  
An electronic signature method uses a signature generation unit with a memory that is spatially separated from a data processing device. At least one biometric trait of a person who will...
8611211 Fast reroute protection of logical paths in communication networks  
Technique for fast rerouting (FRR) of traffic in a communication network, from a working path comprising a link with its downstream node, to one or more backup paths concurrently providing link...
8612626 Group member detection among nodes of a network  
A method, in accordance with particular embodiments, includes receiving a configuration message for configuring a first node with an IP address. The configuration message comprises a subnet...
8605576 Communication network system, data transmission method, and node apparatus  
A communication network system includes a processor, and a plurality of node apparatuses using a protocol to establish paths therebetween, wherein the processor determines each of the node...
8604926 Automatic verification of network cable connections  
A system and method for guiding server chassis enumeration in a computer system are disclosed. One embodiment provides a method of connecting a plurality of computer server chassis configured as a...
8607323 Method for providing media communication across firewalls  
The present invention supports a method for transmitting information packets across network firewalls. A trusted entity is provisioned with an address designation for a pinhole through the...
8599822 Slot-based transmission synchronization mechanism in wireless mesh networks  
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to synchronizing transmissions among parent and child routing nodes in a hierarchical wireless mesh network. In one implementation, the present invention...
8599683 System and method for changing a delivery path of multicast traffic  
Multicast traffic is transferred, via routers, from a sender to receivers through a delivery tree that is determined based on a multicast routing protocol and includes delivery paths each...
8601512 Meta channel network-based content download technology  
Content download technology, in which a network-based video scheduled to be played at a particular time is identified, and multiple sources from which the network-based video is available for...
8599697 Overlay network  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamically discovering and utilizing an optimized network path through overlay routing for the transmission of data. A determination whether to use a...
8595549 Information system and I/O processing method  
Information system, including: first and second storage apparatuses connected to a host computer and including volumes designated by a common volume identifier, but being accessible via differing...
8595302 Method and apparatus for monitoring message status in an asynchronous mediated communication system  
A system and method for mediating the routing of asynchronous messages includes routing the asynchronous message to a first recipient, determining whether the first recipient opened the...
8595817 Dynamic authenticated perimeter defense  
Techniques for dynamically configuring security mechanisms in a network can construct security perimeters that satisfy security needs at any given time while also efficiently spreading security...