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Multiplex Communications > Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control > Control Of Data Admission To The Network > End-to-end Flow Control

End-to-end Flow Control

End-to-end Flow Control patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/09/14 - 20140301196 - Method and apparatus for dynamically controlling quality of service
A method and apparatus for dynamically controlling quality of service (QoS) is provided herein. During operation, a QoS manager will determine if a device is currently being used by an individual. The QoS of the device will then be tailored based on whether or not the device is currently being...

09/18/14 - 20140269288 - Software defined network-based load balancing for physical and virtual networks
A method of monitoring transmission of data in a network is provided. The method includes: receiving data packets for one or more data flows by at least one of a plurality of network switches; sampling queue data in each of the plurality of network switches, the sampled queue data taken...

09/18/14 - 20140269289 - Method and apparatus for improving communiction performance through network coding
A method, apparatus and computer program product providing improved communication performance through network coding is presented. Coded packets are formed at a source node, the coded packets comprising a combination of original packets at the source node. The coded packets are transmitted to at least one destination node using an...

08/21/14 - 20140233381 - Communication apparatus, control apparatus, communication system, communication control method, and program
A communication apparatus, comprises: a packet processing unit that processes, based on a processing rule set by a control apparatus, a packet that corresponds to the processing rule; a statistical value measurement unit that measures a statistical value with respect to the packet processing based on the processing rule; and...

08/07/14 - 20140219086 - System and method for distributed netflow exporter with a single ip endpoint in a network environment
An example method for a distributed NetFlow exporter with a single IP endpoint in a network environment is provided and includes configuring a network protocol stack of an exporter with switched virtual interface (SVI) state information of an SVI associated with a switch in a network, retrieving flow data from...

08/07/14 - 20140219087 - Packet marking for flow management, including deadline aware flow management
Network devices facilitate flow management through packet marking. The network devices may be switches, routers, bridges, hubs, or any other network device. The packet marking may include analyzing received packets to determine when the received packets meet a marking criterion, and then applying a configurable marking function to mark the...

08/07/14 - 20140219088 - Quality of experience enhancements over wireless networks
Systems and methods for providing content-aware adaptation of multimedia communications in wireless networks to ensure Quality of Experience (QoE) of the content transmitted by the multimedia communications are generally disclosed herein. One example embodiment includes adaptive streaming optimization techniques, such as the exchanging of application-layer parameters used to establish network...

07/31/14 - 20140211621 - System and method for link aggregation group hashing using flow control information
A system and method for forwarding network traffic includes receiving a first flow of network traffic at an ingress port on a switch, collecting flow control metrics for a plurality of egress ports assigned to a link aggregation group of the switch, selecting a first egress port from the plurality...

07/24/14 - 20140204742 - Positive feedback ethernet link flow control for promoting lossless ethernet
An Ethernet node includes a receiver and transmitter for coupling to an Ethernet link for transceiving Ethernet frames with a remote Ethernet node at a remote end of the Ethernet link. The Ethernet node sends to the remote Ethernet node credit information that enables the remote Ethernet node to know...

07/24/14 - 20140204743 - Network latency optimization
A network may provide latency optimization by configuring respective latency values of one or more network components. A latency manager may receive a request indicative of a maximum latency value of a communications path between two devices, and may determine a particular network latency value. The latency manager may then...

07/24/14 - 20140204744 - Mechanisms to improve the transmission control protocol performance in wireless networks
A system located on either side of a wireless network for reducing the amount of collisions in the wireless network comprises a TCP server in communication with a TCP client using TCP protocols that use client acknowledgements, and an acknowledgement-summarizing device adapted to summarize at least one client acknowledgement from...

05/29/14 - 20140146672 - Dynamic network traffic management in response to non-network conditions input
An appropriate quality of service policy is automatically selected as a function of network and business conditions. A current loading condition of an internet protocol network of devices operating, a current condition of radio frequency communications between wireless devices, and a current business condition that indicates a cost or availability...

05/15/14 - 20140133302 - Tuning routing metrics to reduce maximum link utilization and end-to-end delay violations
A metric tuning technique optimizes the link utilization of a set of links in a network and end-to-end delay or latency constraints. In the embodiments, a delay constraint between node pairs in the network is determined and used in addition to the link utilization to optimize the network. An interactive...

04/24/14 - 20140112134 - Increasing transmission rate to a remote device in response to attributing information loss as not being a result of network congestion
In response to a detected loss of previously transmitted information by an apparatus communicating with a remote device (e.g., using TCP), the rate of transmission of information is increased by the apparatus in response to attributing the detected loss of previously transmitted information as not being caused by congestion. This...

04/24/14 - 20140112135 - Communications method and equipment
The present invention discloses a communications method and equipment and relates to the field of wireless communications, which are used to solve a problem that data offloading communications cannot be initiated because data offloading information of a network transmission peer end in a process of data offloading cannot be acquired...

04/17/14 - 20140105017 - Service data flow detection in a conforming 3gpp access network having a packet modification function
A system includes: a packet processing function and a packet modification function. The packet processing function receives a packet generated by a sending application function and destined for a receiving application function. The packet includes first identifier information, and the packet processing function adds second identifier information thereto. The packet...

03/20/14 - 20140078901 - Link bundle co-routed vcat via rsvp message bundling
Multiple RSVP messages are used to separately signal components of co-routed VCAT to enable the separate components to be implemented on different physical fibers of a link bundle. To enable the PATH messages to be handled as a group, the multiple PATH messages are grouped together and sent out in...

03/06/14 - 20140064078 - Control apparatus, transmission apparatus, and control method
A control apparatus controls the transmission of data from a transmission apparatus to a reception apparatus. The control apparatus includes: a first comparison unit that compares first information indicating a free space of a buffer included in the reception apparatus with second information indicating the size of data to be...

01/02/14 - 20140003236 - System and method for dynamic rate adaptation based on real-time call quality metrics
According to one embodiment, a network device is configured to measure a quality of service associated with a real-time streaming packet received at a first transmission rate. The network device gathers metrics to a call quality based on the quality of service, wherein the metrics are specific to a wireless...

11/21/13 - 20130308452 - Method and apparatus for mitigating an overload in a network
A method and apparatus for managing an overload condition in a network are disclosed. For example, the method monitors the network for a traffic overload condition, and determines whether a more severe traffic overload condition or a less severe traffic overload condition is detected by using a network monitor and...

11/14/13 - 20130301410 - Multiple logical channels for use in network devices
A method for establishing a virtual channel between network devices is disclosed. In the case of a local network device establishing a virtual channel with a remote network device, a virtual channel request message is sent from the local network device to the remote network device. A virtual channel acknowledgement...

11/14/13 - 20130301411 - Throughput estimation device
A throughput estimation device 500 includes a wireless link quality information acquisition portion 501 acquiring wireless link quality information denoting a quality of a wireless link established between a mobile station and a base station on a mobile communication network, and a throughput estimation portion 502 estimating a throughput which...

10/10/13 - 20130265871 - System and method for implementing label switch router (lsr) overload protection
A method and apparatus for implementing Label Information Base (LIB) overload protection for a respective Forwarding Equivalency Class (FEC) type associated with a Label Switched Path (LSP)....

09/26/13 - 20130250760 - Communication link with intra-packet flow control
A method for communication includes transmitting a data packet from a first port to a second port over a communication link. After transmission of a first portion of the data packet, the transmission is temporarily suspended, a flow-control message is sent from the first port to the second port over...

09/12/13 - 20130235724 - System and method for optimizing and eliminating congestion for wan interfaces within the access domain
A system and method for optimizing and eliminating congestion for WAN interfaces within an access domain are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a message is received at an interface between a first sub-network and a second sub-network. The message corresponds to a data stream between the first and second sub-networks....

08/29/13 - 20130223217 - Window regulator for improved performance in a communcations network
A window regulator for improving the performance of communications networks is described. In a communications network, data is sent downstream from a sender to a receiver, and acknowledgements are sent back upstream. When data is received at the receiver, the data is placed in a buffer and an acknowledgement of...

08/15/13 - 20130208592 - Traffic-control-based data transmission method and communication system
The present invention discloses a traffic control-based data transmission method, a traffic control-based switch, a node server and a traffic control-based communication system, thereby solving the problem that the quality of network transmission cannot be guaranteed in the present IP network. The method comprises: obtaining, by a switch, the traffic...

07/18/13 - 20130182567 - Systems , methods, and computer program products providing feedback for network congestion management
A computer program product having a computer readable medium tangibly recording computer program logic for providing feedback in a network, the computer program product including code to receive first data and second data over the network at a receiving device, code to increment a first counter and a second counter...

07/18/13 - 20130182568 - Communication method of content router to control traffic transmission rate in content-centric network(ccn), and content router
A communication apparatus and method of a content router control a traffic transmission rate in a content-centric network (CCN), and the content router. In the communication method and the content router, a congestion of a network may be predicted, a warning signal indicating the congestion may be added to an...

07/04/13 - 20130170349 - Generating, at least in part, and/or receiving, at least in part, at least one request
In an embodiment, an apparatus is provided that may include circuitry to generate, at least in part, and/or receive, at least in part, at least one request that at least one network node generate, at least in part, information. The information may be to permit selection, at least in part,...

06/27/13 - 20130163423 - Establishing the packet flow possessing a symmetrical quality of service by negotiating the quality indicator
A method for establishing a packet flow with another device over a communication network includes determining a first value of a priority indicator based on the type of data flow and exchanging signaling messages with that other device in order to enable the establishment of the data flow. The first...

06/13/13 - 20130148500 - Terminal, control device, communication method, communication system, communication module, program, and information processing device
A terminal communicating via a network including a forwarding device(s) for forwarding a packet and a control device for controlling the forwarding device(s) in accordance with a request from the forwarding device, includes: a communication unit that receives a processing rule specifying a process of adding, to a packet, quality...

05/16/13 - 20130121149 - System and method for using virtual lanes to alleviate congestion in a fat-tree topology
A system and method can alleviate congestion in a middleware machine environment with a plurality of switches in a fat-tree topology. The middleware machine environment can support a plurality of end nodes and allows for generating a virtual lane assignment for every pair of source end node and destination end...

05/09/13 - 20130114408 - System and method of modifying congestion control based on mobile system information
This disclosure relates to a system and method for modifying selected network congestion control parameters using mobile system information. The congestion control modification improves network performance between a remote server on the Internet and a mobile device. As the proliferation of data-rich content and increasingly more capable mobile devices has...

05/02/13 - 20130107708 - Packet communication method and equipment therefor
To reduce or prevent effect of deterioration of communication quality caused from packet loss in a packet communication, a plurality of PDAs are installed at first and second terminal equipments, and a packet communication is performed using one PDA in such plurality of PDAs. If the packet loss of received...

04/18/13 - 20130094359 - Apparatus and method for controlling quality of service of wireless network
An apparatus and method for controlling quality of service (QoS) of a content provided to a mobile terminal in a wireless network are provided. The QoS control apparatus may include a content node search unit to search for a content node having optimized QoS for a mobile terminal when receiving...

04/11/13 - 20130088958 - Communication control system and communication control method
A communication control system (1) includes a communication status measurement unit (32) measuring communication history data, a communication history transmitting unit (34) transmitting the communication history data with user identification information, a remaining communication amount information storage unit (52) prestoring user identification information and remaining communication amount data in association,...

04/04/13 - 20130083659 - Method and apparatus for adaptive data rate determination in a wireless communication network
A method and apparatus determine an adaptive data rate in a wireless communication network. The method can include: setting (620) a wireless network layer two negative acknowledgement message threshold based on an average fade duration over a frame time; receiving (630) a number of wireless network layer two negative acknowledgement...

03/28/13 - 20130077487 - Controlling registration floods in voip networks via dns
A mechanism controls global synchronization, or registration floods, that may result when a large number of endpoints in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network such as an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) come online simultaneously after a catastrophic failure. The mechanism allows the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure to...

03/28/13 - 20130077488 - Technique for end-to-end admission control of real-time packet flows
A technique for end-to-end admission control of real-time packet flows is disclosed. In one embodiment, the technique may be realized as a method for end-to-end admission control of real-time packet flows in a network having a plurality of network elements. The method may include transmitting at least one probe packet...

03/14/13 - 20130064086 - Device and a system for ip traffic offloading
A Mobile Control Entity (125, 225) for a system (100, 200), arranged to communicate with a first Mobile Gateway (110, 210) and a Radio Network Control Entity (130, 230), to receive an instruction from the first Mobile Gateway (110, 210) to arrange a filter for IP traffic from User Equipments...

02/14/13 - 20130039180 - Apparatus and method for wideband short-range wireless communication
Provided is an apparatus and method for performing wideband short range wireless communication in a millimeter wave band, and the method for wideband short range wireless communication may include checking information of a reception device by performing signaling with the reception device, receiving information about a state of a receive...

02/07/13 - 20130033985 - Transmission device, transmission method and computer program
Flow control can be performed for every piece of end-to-end traffic. A transmission device includes a reception buffer which temporarily accumulates received transmission unit data, a signal generation section configured to generate a control signal for instructing to stop transmission of transmission unit data by designating another transmission device serving...

01/10/13 - 20130010595 - Mutual broadcast period and contention access period operating system and method for load control
A method and a system for operating a Mutual Broadcast Period (MBP) and Contention Access Period (CAP) for load control are provided. The proposed system and method is suitable for a short-range communication environment such as communication environment in or around the human body, and is for a mesh network...

01/10/13 - 20130010596 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing traffic control services
Traffic control services include detecting an occurrence of an activity via a computer processor. The activity subject to the detecting includes a presence of a device. The services also include obtaining traffic management support information associated with a source and destination of the activity. The traffic management support information includes...

01/03/13 - 20130003546 - System and method for achieving lossless packet delivery in packet rate oversubscribed systems
A system and method for achieving lossless packet delivery in packet rate oversubscribed systems. Link-level packet rate control can be effected through the transmission of packet rate control messages to link partners of an oversubscribed system. The transmission of packet rate control messages can be triggered upon a determination that...

12/13/12 - 20120314574 - Method and apparatus for enabling coder selection and rate adaptation for 3gpp for media streams between a media and a mobile terminal
A method for enabling coder selection and rate adaptation in a UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)/enhanced UTRAN (E-UTRAN), the method comprising receiving a media stream from a server at a first data rate, transmitting a feedback signal to the server indicating conditions at the UTRAN/E-UTRAN, wherein the feedback signal...

12/06/12 - 20120307634 - Method for handling local link congestion and apparatus
The present invention relates to the field of congestion control, and discloses a method for handling local link congestion and an apparatus. The method includes: negotiating, by a local link control entity, a local congestion notification capability with a local terminal; setting, by the local link control entity, a congestion...

11/29/12 - 20120300626 - Communication method and transmitting apparatus utilizing the same
An IF unit to an RF unit generate a packet signal containing a control signal and a data signal and transmits the thus generated packet signal. A radio control unit performs a first retransmission control or a second retransmission control on the packet signal transmitted. The radio control unit causes...

10/25/12 - 20120269063 - System and method for data transfer in a peer-to-peer hybrid communication network
An improved system and method are disclosed for peer-to-peer communications. In one example, the method enables an endpoint to transfer data directly to another endpoint....

10/04/12 - 20120250506 - Method and apparatus for quality-of-service (qos) management
The disclosed method and apparatus provides systems, methods, and apparatuses for implementing a PQoS flow between two or more nodes located in different network segments of a multi-segment network, when some nodes involved in the flow lack support for high layer QoS management protocols. Specifically, some embodiments are directed toward...