Randy Ekl
Surender Kumar, Mark A Birchler, Randy L Ekl, Thomas C Hill, Michael D Kotzin, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson, Peter J Stanforth: Method and system for incentive-based ad hoc networking. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, August 31, 2010: US07788387 (9 worldwide citation)

A system (100) and method (300) for mesh/ad hoc participation is provided. The method can include providing (310) an incentive to a user operating a device in an ad hoc network and determining (320) network resources associated with providing the incentive. The method can establish a credit system f ...

Randy Ekl
Robert D LoGalbo, Randy L Ekl, Ron Rotstein, Christopher G Ware: Methods for delivery in a wireless communications network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Indira Saladi, August 5, 2008: US07408931 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods for delivery of multicast packets in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The methods comprise transmitting a contention free period initiation signal from an access point to the station, transmitting broadcast packets from the access point to the station, transmitting multicast pa ...

Ramandeep Ahuja
Ramandeep Ahuja, Narayanan Venkitaraman, Mario F Derango, Surender Kumar, Anthony R Metke, Vidya Narayanan: Method and device for transmitting data packets. Motorola, Motorola, July 10, 2008: US20080165786-A1

A method for transmitting a packet from a transmitting node to a destination node in a communication network can enable improved network efficiency. The method includes receiving and storing identification information concerning at least one foreign node that is directly reachable in the communicati ...

Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann: Information handling system with virtualized i/o adapter ports. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, June 21, 2007: US20070140266-A1

A communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system comprises a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second command is then issued req ...

Maged Beshai
David A Brown, Stacy W Nichols, Maged E Beshai: Multi-core ATM switch with cells in the core from an inlet for an outlet being aligned. Northern Telecom, April 20, 1999: US05896380 (58 worldwide citation)

A multi-stage ATM switch has a plurality of inlet stage fabrics, core stage fabrics and outlet stage fabrics. ATM cells routed by the switch have destination fields including (i) an identification of the outlet stage fabric and (ii) an identification of the outlet port. Cells incoming to a given inl ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Stacy W Nichols, Todd D Morris: ATM service scheduler using reverse-binary scattering and time-space mapping. Nortel Networks Corporation, March 7, 2000: US06034960 (26 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling low delay-jitter cell transmissions for multiple streams of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) traffic from a node is disclosed. Cells belonging to multiple streams of virtual circuits (VCs) and virtual paths (VPs) are stored in the node's memory. A link controller scans a time ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Self-configuring distributed switch. Mcguinness Manaras, June 12, 2007: US07230952 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of interleaving time-critical data packets and delay-tolerant data packets on a shared channel emanating from a control port of a switching node permits a strict time requirement for transmission of time-critical data packets to be met. A control circuit of the switching node stores a local ...

Ganesh Sundaram
Vikram Devdas, Hitesh Amin, John Diab, Marc Bennett, Ganesh Sundaram, Thomas Eric Ryle: Method and system for efficient flow control for client data frames over GFP across a SONET/SDH transport path. Cisco Technology, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, April 7, 2009: US07515593 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and system for flow control of GFP-encapsulated client data frames over SONET/SDH transport networks is described. Transport interfaces, in the form of port cards, have FIFO buffers for receiving the GFP frames. In acknowledgment of the received frames, a transmitting transport interface re ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Large-scale packet switch. April 16, 2013: US08422508 (5 worldwide citation)

A switching node comprises edge nodes interconnected by independent switch units. The switch units are arranged in at least one switch plane and the switch units of each switch plane are arranged in a matrix having several rows and several columns. Each edge node has a channel to a switch unit in ea ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Universal transfer method and network with distributed switch. Nortel Networks, June 13, 2006: US07061910 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and a network for a universal transfer mode (UTM) of transferring data packets at a regulated rate are disclosed. The method defines a protocol that uses an adaptive packet header simplify packet routing and increase transfer speed. The protocol supports a plurality of data formats, such as ...