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Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

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Proxy address resolution protocol on a controller device
04/23/15 - 20150109923 - Techniques are presented herein for reducing network congestion in data center environments. A controller device in a network receives a registration request from a physical switch device and from a virtual switch that is hosted by a server device in the network. The controller device registers the physical switch device...

Selective service based virtual local area network flooding
04/23/15 - 20150109924 - The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for selective service based virtual local area network (VLAN) flooding. The disclosed system receives a packet originated from a device received on a first VLAN, and flood one or more copies of the packet to a second and different VLAN if...

Media playout for voip applications
04/23/15 - 20150109925 - To address limitations of conventional packet buffer management strategies, the various embodiments provide methods implemented by a processor operating on a VoIP receiver device for managing media packet rejection logic on the receiving device to improve audio playout. The embodiment methods enhance the likelihood that a receiver device will buffer...

Content centric and load-balancing aware dynamic data aggregation
04/23/15 - 20150109926 - A method of determining a communication link for sending communication data from a first communications node to any one of a plurality of neighbouring candidate nodes, comprising i) for each candidate node, determining a marginal processing gain comprising a measure of the communication data reduction available through aggregating the communication...

Base station to access point interface for data bearer routing
04/23/15 - 20150109927 - Methods and apparatus for routing data bearers of a user equipment (UE) while the UE is handing over or associating to a base station (BS) of a first radio access technology (RAT) while being served by a BS of a second RAT are disclosed. An Xw interface that is used...

Enabling concurrent operation of tail-drop and priority-based flow control in network devices
04/23/15 - 20150109928 - In one embodiment, a network device is provided that includes a plurality of ports, where each port is associated with a plurality of traffic classes for prioritizing traffic received on the port. The network device further includes a packet buffer memory, an ingress traffic management engine, and an egress traffic...

Methods and arrangements for packet flows in wireless networks
04/23/15 - 20150109929 - Logic may compress wireless communications frames and communicate compressed frames that do not include the duplicative bit sequences within the packet flow. Logic may include the compressed frames in flow frames. Logic may generate, encode, transmit, decode, parse, and interpret flow frames after a packet flow is created. Flow frames...

Data flow control method, and related device and communications system
04/23/15 - 20150109930 - A data flow control method, and related device and communication system are provided. In the solutions of a data flow control, a first gateway receives a first message sent by a user equipment (UE) through a first access network, where the first message carries first Internet Protocol (IP) flow identification...

Flow control scheme for parallel flows
04/23/15 - 20150109931 - A method includes a proxy device receiving from a source device a request to establish a flow to a destination device; generating, based on the request, a meta-packet that indicates that the flow to the destination device is to be proxied; determining whether a pre-established flow connecting the proxy device...

Quantized congestion notification for computing environments
04/16/15 - 20150103659 - Embodiments of the invention relate to providing quantized congestion notification (QCN) in networks. One embodiment includes a method that includes determining a traffic flow congestion by a particular congestion point (CP) unit of multiple CP units that communicate with at least one end unit, at least one reaction point (RP)...

Pacing enhanced packet forwarding/switching and congestion avoidance
04/16/15 - 20150103660 - The subject technology discloses configurations for receiving, at a first network device, a set of network packets corresponding to a first flow from a client, wherein the set of network packets includes a destination address of a second network device; detecting, in the received set of network packets, pacing rate...

Host side method of using a controller assignment list
04/16/15 - 20150103661 - Some embodiments provide a novel method for distributing control-channel communication load between multiple controllers in a network control system. In some embodiments, the controllers manage physical forwarding elements that forward data between several computing devices (also called hosts or host computers), some or all of which execute one or more...

Routing system for internet traffic
04/16/15 - 20150103662 - A deterministic approach for route selection in the Internet and other multi-homed networks is presented that is based upon a mathematical model that takes into consideration performance and costs while satisfying commitment constraints. The approach is expressed with a linear programming formulation that can be solved with conventional linear programming...

Systems and methods for wireless load balancing and channel selection for a wireless device using wlan modules operating simultaneously in different wireless bands
04/16/15 - 20150103663 - Systems and methods for enabling a WLAN client to communicate simultaneously over more than one band at a time are described, where each client has at least one radio that is operational in each supported band. Load balancing based on traffic requirements optimizes the use of the multiple bands....

Reporting of user plane congestion
04/16/15 - 20150103664 - Technology for as radio access network (RAN) node that is operable to report user plane congestion (UPCON) is disclosed. The RAN node may include computer circuitry configured to receive, from a Core Network (CN), an information element (IE) including UPCON related Policy and Control Charging (PCC) information. The RAN node...

Method, apparatus and system for implementing pdn connections
04/16/15 - 20150103665 - A method, apparatus and system related to a packet data network (PDN) connection for a radio access network (RAN) are provided. The PDN connections between eNB of the RAN and an Evolved Packet Core (EPC) are forward though Ethernet switching network. A controller at Evolved Packet Core (EPC) site such...

Cognitive flow control based on channel quality conditions
04/16/15 - 20150103666 - A system and method which improve the performance of a wireless transmission system by intelligent use of the control of the flow of data between a radio network controller (RNC) and a Node B. The system monitors certain criteria and, if necessary, adaptively increases or decreases the data flow between...

Vehicular communication system and routing method thereof
04/09/15 - 20150098329 - The invention discloses a vehicular communication system and a routing method thereof. The routing method includes the following steps. When a first relay node of the relay nodes, which locates in a last road slot of each of the road section, receives the route reply packet, the first relay node...

Bonding multiple radios in wireless multi-hop mesh networks
04/09/15 - 20150098330 - In a mesh network composed of multiple-radio nodes, we assign each radio to one of a plurality of channels, and treat a plurality of links between a pair of nodes as one logical link (bonded link). In some embodiments, the routing protocol is adapted to view each bonded link as...

Apparatuses and methods for handling access network discovery and selection function (andsf) rules for offloading data traffic
04/09/15 - 20150098331 - A mobile communication device is provided with a first wireless module, a second wireless module, and a controller module. The first wireless module performs wireless transmissions and receptions to and from a telecommunication network using a cellular technology. The second wireless module performs wireless transmissions and receptions to and from...

Transmitting radio node, a receiving radio node, and methods therein for handling data packets within a radio bearer
04/09/15 - 20150098332 - Embodiments herein relate to a method in a transmitting radio node (12) for handling data packets within a radio bearer in a radio communications network (1). The transmitting radio node (12) sets up, within a radio bearer, a logical sub-channel for each of at least two identified packet flows. The...

An iterative optimization method for site selection in global load balance
04/09/15 - 20150098333 - Systems, devices, and methods, including executable instructions and/or logic thereon, are provided for server site selection. A system includes a load balancing master configured to have a domain name server (DNS) capability with extensions to support iterative control and a manager capability to select among server sites to probe. The...

Cellular or wifi mobile traffic optimization based on public or private network destination
04/09/15 - 20150098334 - Systems and methods for optimization of mobile traffic directed to private networks and operator configurability thereof are disclosed. One embodiment includes a method, which may be implemented on a system, for identifying a network accessed by mobile traffic at a mobile device, identifying an operator of the network, and/or determining...

Selecting among multiple concurrently active paths through a network
04/09/15 - 20150098335 - Methods and systems for selecting among multiple concurrently active paths through a network are provided. According to one embodiment, a method is performed by a network interface of a source node within a loop-free, reverse-path-learning network. The network is divided into multiple virtual networks. A packet destined for a destination...

Capturing data packets from external networks into high availability clusters while maintaining high availability of popular data packets
04/02/15 - 20150092550 - A method and high availability cluster configuration for capture of data packets propagating in an external network into the cluster through a wired-tap connection between the cluster and at least one router of the external network. Captured packets are supplied with popularity tags and striped over high-access-rate non-transitory storage media...

Session-aware service chaining within computer networks
04/02/15 - 20150092551 - Techniques are described for providing session-aware, stateful network services to subscriber packet flows. Devices within a service provider network direct subscriber packets along service chains. Each tunnel is established to direct traffic according a particular ordered set of network services for the corresponding service chain. An ingress device for the...

Systems and methods for deployment operations for small cells in self-organizing networks
04/02/15 - 20150092552 - A multi-modal multi-modulation base station such as a small cell eNB is disclosed. The small cell eNB includes multiple radio devices that can be configured to communicate with user devices using different protocols and different frequencies. The small cell eNB also includes a sniffer module to detecting signal from other...

Systems, methods and devices for traffic offloading
04/02/15 - 20150092553 - Wireless communication traffic can be offloaded from a user equipment (UE) to two wireless points of access. For example, user equipment (UE) is connected to a radio access network (RAN) using a radio access technology (RAT) such as a long term evolution (LTE) network. The UE can determine which network...

Communication system
04/02/15 - 20150092554 - In a communication system, an eNB and a UE transmit and receive a UE monitoring message for confirming the state of the UE in a predetermined UE monitoring period. For example, in UE monitoring periods, a UE monitoring procedure is performed, so that the UE transmits the UE monitoring message...

Dynamically adjusting wireless station connections in a co-located access point system
04/02/15 - 20150092555 - A method for equalizing an average throughput of a plurality of wireless communication network access points is provided. Each access point having a respective average throughput value and at least one control parameter, the at least one control parameter controlling wireless connectivity at the access point. An average throughput value...

Two-stage precoding and user grouping for large scale multiple-input multiple-output (mimo) systems
04/02/15 - 20150092556 - Methods are provided. A method includes determining respective weighted likelihoods corresponding to a plurality of users in a multiple-input multiple-output communication system. The method further includes forming a plurality of user groups from the plurality of users using an iterative K-means clustering technique applied to the plurality of users. The...

Dynamic resource repositioning load balancing and location management system and method
04/02/15 - 20150092557 - A dynamic resource repositioning load balancing and location management system repositions an incoming resource in a grid network of nodes. The system includes a first mapping device to map topology of said gird network of nodes, along with its resources; a determination device to determine at least an incoming resource's...

Exploiting cell dormancy and load balancing in lte hetnets
04/02/15 - 20150092558 - At a coarse time-scale, at the start of each frame the choice of TPs to be made active and users to associate with the active TPs are determined by solving an optimization problem. The inputs to the optimization problem are averaged slowly varying metrics that are relevant for a period...

Flow admission control in an ip network
04/02/15 - 20150092559 - A flow admission control module for IP traffic types monitors network topology and usage. A new flow is not admitted if it is determined that the flow would push the utilization of available bandwidth reserved for the traffic type on a link in the associated path beyond a predetermined threshold....

Distributed node migration between routing domains
04/02/15 - 20150092560 - In one embodiment, a device connected to a network receives at a network interface a first network size indicator for a first network and a second network size indicator for a second network. A difference between the first network size indicator and the second network size indicator is determined and...

Technique for projecting network load in a communication network
03/26/15 - 20150085656 - A technique for predicting network load in a communication network is described. For multiple subscriptions, a network load snapshot is provided. The network load snapshot comprises multiple network load records. Each network load record reflects network load caused by an associated subscription in the network at a particular point of...

Data transmission mechanism with improved robustness using multiflow connection
03/26/15 - 20150085657 - There is provided a mechanism for conducting data transmission from a network management entity of communication network control element to a terminal or UE with improved robustness. After a multiflow connection for data units via at least one network transceiver device and via at least two different paths is set...

Method and apparatus for controlling access to machine-type communication device having dual priority application
03/26/15 - 20150085658 - A method for controlling access to a machine-type communication (MTC) device having a dual priority application in a mobile communication network. More particularly, a signaling method executed in a terminal configured to perform non-access stratum (NAS) signaling including low access priority indication in a mobile communication network and configured such...

Method and apparatus for offloading data
03/26/15 - 20150085659 - A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for enabling efficient allocation of discovery resources for device to device communications. An example method may comprise establishing a cellular network connection to an access point. The method may further comprise establishing a local area network connection to a user equipment....

Link speed fluctuation reduction
03/26/15 - 20150085660 - Link speed fluctuation reduction can be useful in a variety of communication systems. Such smoothing may have various benefits and may be achieved in various ways. For example, a policy and charging rules function can be leveraged to avoid repeated transfers of a same section of over-the-top video. A method...

Stateless fibre channel sequence acceleration for fibre channel traffic over ethernet
03/26/15 - 20150085661 - A method for offloading Fibre Channel transmit data in an I/O operation. The transmit data includes Fibre Channel sequences, each Fibre Channel sequence includes multiple frames. The method includes generating a single transmit sequence request descriptor for transmitting all of the plurality of frames; creating an Ethernet header, a FCoE...

Method, apparatus, and system for controlling services
03/26/15 - 20150085662 - A method, an apparatus, and a system control services, where the method includes: receiving, by a PCRF, congestion state information on a cell, resource-related information on the cell, and subscriber-related information on a UE in an activated state in the cell that are sent by an access network device; generating,...

Interference management for radio networks
03/19/15 - 20150078161 - According to an aspect of an embodiment, a method of controlling radio resources includes calculating multiple sets of scaled load estimates based on a single set of initial load estimates associated with estimated radio resource loads of multiple base stations. Each of the sets of scaled load estimates includes the...

Backhaul selection for wireless communication
03/19/15 - 20150078162 - Different types of backhauls are used to provide connectivity for an access point. In some implementations, an access point monitors conditions on at least one backhaul to determine whether each backhaul is capable of supporting any QoS requirements of the access point's traffic flows. If the access point determines that...

Method and apparatus for scaling traffic engineering routing in a network
03/19/15 - 20150078163 - A method for scaling traffic engineering, TE, routing in a network, having a plurality of network elements (nodes) connected in a given layer to each other via links TE domain segments of a TE domain of said network are collapsed into a virtual TE nodes (VNs). Each VN having an...

Methods of implementing dynamic quality of service or bandwidth provisioning
03/19/15 - 20150078164 - A method of operating a data network may include establishing a data path through the data network between a routing gateway and service provider equipment providing a data service. Moreover, the data service may be provided for use at the routing gateway over the data path during a data session....

Radio communication device and file transfer method
03/19/15 - 20150078165 - A radio communication device includes: a controller, provided in a cell belonging to a first base station at a position, configured to obtain a start time of transfer of a file from a file server based on a first delay time that is based on a physical cell identity of...

Network system, controller, and load distribution method
03/19/15 - 20150078166 - A network system has a switch which transfers a packet and a controller which sets a flow entry to the switch. The controller has a heavy load switch detecting section which detects a heavy load switch with the heavy load of new flow entry setting processing; a storage section which...

Systems and methods for providing lte-based backhaul
03/19/15 - 20150078167 - Systems and methods are disclosed for enabling a mesh network node to switch from a base station role to a user equipment role relative to a second mesh network node, and vice versa. By switching roles in this manner, the mesh network node may be able to benefit from increased...

Method and apparatus for traffic load balancing in mobile communication system
03/19/15 - 20150078168 - A load distribution method and apparatus of a base station are disclosed. The method includes measuring load information associated with the BS; transmitting the measured load information to at least one adjacent BS; receiving load information from the at least one adjacent BS; generating a first cluster including the BS...

Adaptive private network with path maximum transmission unit (mtu) discovery process
03/12/15 - 20150071067 - Systems and techniques are described for a path maximum transmission unit (MTU) discovery method that allows the sender of IP packets to discover the MTU of packets that it is sending over a conduit to a given destination. The MTU is the largest packet that can be sent through the...

Control signal traffic profile based mobile application access management
03/12/15 - 20150071068 - A computer implemented method and system manages selective access of a mobile application to one of multiple networks based on a control signal traffic profile of the mobile application created by a profile creation component. A mobile application access component (MAAC) processes a control signal request transmitted by the mobile...

Injecting congestion in a link between adaptors in a network
03/12/15 - 20150071069 - Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for injecting congestion in a link between adaptors in a network. A congestion request is sent to a selected adaptor in a containing network component comprising one of a plurality of network components. The selected adaptor is in communication with a...

Injecting congestion in a link between adaptors in a network
03/12/15 - 20150071070 - Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for injecting congestion in a link between adaptors in a network. A congestion request is received for the selected adaptor at a containing network component comprising one of the network components. In response to the received congestion request, servicing the selected...

Load balancing between nodes processing data and backhaul utilization
03/12/15 - 20150071071 - The proposed embodiment provides a method and system for load balancing between one or more nodes and a plurality of backhaul links over a communication network. The method includes computing processing data of the node(s) using parameters associated with the node, and computing backhaul link loading data using parameters associated...

Traffic flow classification
03/12/15 - 20150071072 - Systems and methods are disclosed for classifying traffic flows. A traffic agent operable to collect classification information for one or more traffic flows may be deployed at an end host communicatively coupled to a data-center network. The traffic agent, deployed in a user space independent of the operating system, may...

Application data flow management in an ip network
03/12/15 - 20150071073 - Disclosed herein is a method for serving an aggregate flow in a communication network node, the aggregate flow including a plurality of individual flows. The method includes identifying in the aggregate flow, based on serving resources allocated to the network node, individual flows that may be served without substantial detriment...

Executing variable-priority jobs using multiple statistical thresholds in cellular networks
03/05/15 - 20150063106 - Methods and arrangements for managing variable-priority flows in a network. Requests for transmission of digital content are received from client devices, each request being associated with a priority, the requests including at least one lower-priority delayable request and at least one higher-priority request. A usable bandwidth for delivery of the...

System and method for automated quality of service configuration through the access network
03/05/15 - 20150063107 - A system comprises a plurality of access nodes configured to provide one or more services to customer equipment; and a plurality of transport elements coupled together to form a network. Each transport element is configured to receive data packets committed to the network by one or more of the other...

Openflow switch mode transition processing
03/05/15 - 20150063108 - Embodiments of the invention relate to switch mode transition and processing upon loss of controller communication. One embodiment includes losing a connection with a controller by a switch device, entering a particular mode by the switch device, transferring flow entries of the switch device to one or more tables, and...

Apparatus for controlling network traffic
03/05/15 - 20150063109 - An apparatus for controlling network traffic is provided. The apparatus includes: a data object service providing module generating a data check service frame; a message service providing module generating a data transmission service frame; a frame delay module adjusting a generation period of the data check service frame generated by...

Programmable sensor networking apparatus and sensor networking service method using the same
03/05/15 - 20150063110 - Disclosed herein is a programmable sensor networking apparatus. In accordance with an embodiment, the sensor networking apparatus includes a gateway for receiving application service information from an application, generating information to be processed by each sensor node based on the received application service information, and transmitting the generated information to...

Methods and apparatus for multiple user uplink
03/05/15 - 20150063111 - Methods and apparatus for multiple user uplink are provided. In one aspect, a method of wireless communication is provided. The method includes transmitting a quality of service (QoS) message to a device. The QoS message includes a request for a transmission opportunity for sending uplink data to the device. The...

Dynamic priority queue mapping for qos routing in software defined networks
03/05/15 - 20150063112 - A QoS management scheme for SDN. Network resource availability of routers and switches are maintained in a central resource database of a SDN controller. The SDN controller performs resource reservation, admission control and route calculation. When a flow is admitted or completed, the resource database is updated accordingly. Dynamic queue...

Traffic control method and traffic control apparatus
03/05/15 - 20150063113 - The present invention is contrived to implement more granular traffic control and improve a traffic control method. A traffic control method disclosed herein performs the following: with respect to a plurality of terminals that connect to a network and perform communication via a communication link, analyzing signaling during a session...

Multiple concurrent data link management
03/05/15 - 20150063114 - An apparatus and method of determining an allocation of data across multiple data communications networks. A respective characteristic of the first data communications network and the second data communication network are determined based on receiving a respective first and second portion of a data set sent through respective channels to...

Synchronizing state among load balancer components
03/05/15 - 20150063115 - The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for synchronizing state among load balancer components. Embodiments of the invention include load balancers using a consistent hashing algorithm to decide how new connections should be load balanced. Use of consistent hashing algorithm permits load balancers to work in...

Real-time traffic management for machine to machine communications
02/26/15 - 20150055469 - A device may receive machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic associated with an M2M application. The device may determine parameters associated with managing the M2M traffic. The parameters may include information identifying a time window. The device may determine a weighted average traffic rate associated with the M2M traffic based on the parameters....

Congestion and analytics based access selection control
02/26/15 - 20150055470 - An example method includes obtaining from an Access Network Discovery and Selection (ANDSF) server an ANDSF policy specifying a rule for access selection, the rule specifying one or more attributes to be compared to a corresponding one or more expressions, at least one of the corresponding one or more expressions...

System and method for quality-based optimization of network traffic
02/26/15 - 20150055471 - The protocol determines the quality of each node to node link(s), based on an exponentially weighted moving average of the time each packet spends within the network node. Once determined, that quality of link is then mapped into the physical QoS resources of the networking hardware in use (within the...

Method and base station for controlling wireless communication of data
02/26/15 - 20150055472 - A method and a base station (900) for controlling wireless communication of data on a first radio link between the base station and a User Equipment, UE (902), when a first communication Mode is employed implying that corresponding status reports should be transmitted on an opposite second radio link to...

Communication apparatus and communication method
02/26/15 - 20150055473 - A CAN controller, which is connected to a communication bus constituting a network mounted on a vehicle, transmits and receives communication messages to and from the network. The CAN controller comprises a bus load measurement unit that calculates a bus load rate of the network on the basis of receiving...

Virtual machine traffic engineering
02/26/15 - 20150055474 - A mechanism to allow switch manager software to determine bandwidth consumption and cooperate with a VM manager. Counter hardware measures network traffic between the various ports of the switch stack. The switch manager determines the MAC or IP addresses of devices connected to each port, which are provided to the...

Load control method for wireless communication system and wireless communication system
02/26/15 - 20150055475 - Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a load control method and device for a wireless communication system. The method includes: when a load of a first communication system is higher than a set threshold value, the first communication system sends an overload notification message to a second communication system (21);...

Scalable flow and cogestion control with openflow
02/26/15 - 20150055476 - A method of performing congestion management in a network is provided. The method includes monitoring a congestion status at a switch in the network. It is determined at the switch that the congestion status indicates that there is congestion at the switch. Based on the congestion being related to data...

System and method for routing internet traffic over internet links
02/26/15 - 20150055477 - An apparatus and method for IP transit is described. Embodiments include a platform for routing IP traffic in real time from at least one network user to a plurality of internet links. Embodiments further include assigning different ranks to different internet links based on network monitoring. In one embodiment, a...