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Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

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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...

Transmission control protocol (tcp) congestion control using transmission delay components
02/19/15 - 20150049611 - According to the present disclosure, methods and apparatus are provided to improve the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) for data such as delay sensitive or bursty data. A maximum send window is adjusted using forward queuing delay and maximum bandwidth parameters. Reverse queuing delay and the number of packets drops are...

Determining a traffic bearer for data traffic between a terminal and a content data source of a content data network
02/19/15 - 20150049612 - A method for determining a traffic bearer for data traffic between a terminal (106) of a mobile network (102) and a content data source (116) of a content data network (104) is described. The method comprises sending (126) a service request for data of the content data source (116) from...

Smart delivery of li data in emergency conditions
02/19/15 - 20150049613 - Methods and arrangements are provided for maintaining a wanted Quality of Service transmission level of Lawful Interception (LI) payload data to a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) via an HI3 interface in a LI system. The data is acquired from an intercepted IP packet flow and belongs to one or more...

Method of operating a network using differentiated pricing and a network configured to operate using differentiated pricing
02/12/15 - 20150043347 - The method of operating a network includes receiving a measurement of total traffic intensity, receiving an expected quality of service associated with a packet, and assigning the packet to one of two or more priority queues based on the measurement of total traffic intensity and the expected quality of service,...

Traffic flow redirection between border routers using routing encapsulation
02/12/15 - 20150043348 - In response to receiving one or more packets from an interface, an anchoring border router classifies the traffic flow and either transmits the packets based upon the routing control table as usual, or determines that the packets of the traffic flow are to be forwarded to a forwarding border router....

Managing communications in multiple radio access networks
02/12/15 - 20150043349 - Embodiments of the present disclosure describe techniques and configurations for managing communications in a radio access network. An apparatus may include computer-readable media having instructions and one or more processors coupled with the computer-readable media and configured to execute the instructions to measure flow context information based on data extracted...

Method for providing a qos prioritized data traffic
02/12/15 - 20150043350 - A method for transmitting data packets of a data traffic between a sending device (10, 80) and a receiving device (80, 10) via a VPN client (200) and a VPN server (500) over a network using a secure encapsulation of the data packets, the method comprising the steps of determining...

Systems and methods for load balancing non-ip devices
02/05/15 - 20150036493 - The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for providing load balancing for layer 2 devices. A device intermediary to a plurality of clients and a plurality of servers and a plurality of layer 2 devices establishes, for each layer 2 device, a first traffic domain corresponding to ingress traffic...

Grouped multicast/broadcast single frequency network (mbsfn) splitting
02/05/15 - 20150036494 - A reporting server receives reports on content items being accessed by a plurality of UE devices through a first multicast/broadcast single frequency network (MBSFN). The reporting server determines, for each content item being accessed, which of the UE devices is accessing the content item. The UE devices are then grouped...

Device to device (d2d) communication mechanisms
02/05/15 - 20150036495 - Technology for enabling device-to-device (D2D) communication in a wireless network is disclosed. One method comprises receiving a traffic flow optimization message at a first transmission node in the wireless network from a detection function (DF) module. A D2D setup message can be transmitted from the first transmission node to establish...

Reporting of user plane congestion (upcon) using a upcon container
02/05/15 - 20150036496 - Technology for reporting radio access network (RAN) user plane congestion (UPCON) is disclosed. In an example, a core network (CN) device can include computer circuitry configured to: receive an UPCON event report using an UPCON container that includes a congestion situation indicator to indicate a UPCON situation; and change an...

Methods and arrangements for traffic indication map segmentation in wireless networks
02/05/15 - 20150036497 - Logic may implement a hierarchical data structure for traffic indication mapping (TIM) and segment the TIM into TIM segment bitmaps to facilitate transmissions for wireless communications devices. The traffic indication provides information as to whether a device associated with an access point (AP) has data buffered by the AP. Logic...

Control apparatus, communication system, switch controlling method and program
02/05/15 - 20150036498 - A control apparatus includes a communication device controller that acts on a set of flow entries retained by one communication device of a group of communication devices(s) to control the group of the communication devices(s), and a flow statistics information management unit that gathers and manages the flow statistics information...

Fibre channel over ethernet
02/05/15 - 20150036499 - The present invention provides methods and devices for implementing a Low Latency Ethernet (“LLE”) solution, also referred to herein as a Data Center Ethernet (“DCE”) solution, which simplifies the connectivity of data centers and provides a high bandwidth, low latency network for carrying Ethernet and storage traffic. Some aspects of...

System and method for a tcp mapper
02/05/15 - 20150036500 - A system for congestion control of traffic in a network that uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) includes a plurality of TCP congestion control programs having one or more parameters, a plurality of TCP congestion control units running the TCP congestion control programs, and a TCP mapper adapted to map incoming...

Trigger based recording of flows with play back
02/05/15 - 20150036501 - The various embodiments provide selective real-time monitoring of one or more flows of packets over a network, real-time buffering of packets for the one or more monitored flows, real-time recording of packets for one or more monitored flows and its corresponding buffered packets based on initiation of at least one...

Packet processing indication
02/05/15 - 20150036502 - A network, network devices, and methods are described for packet processing indication. A method includes tunneling a packet from a first network device to a second network device associated with a first checking functionality. The second network device has an address different than an original destination address of the packet....

Systems and methods for native network interface controller (nic) teaming load balancing
01/29/15 - 20150029848 - Systems and methods are provided that may be employed in a network environment to implement load balancing for multi-network interface controller (NIC) teaming applications using pause frame flow control communications received at an information handling system in situations where a given data path through a given NIC of the information...

Receiver-signaled entropy labels for traffic forwarding in a computer network
01/29/15 - 20150029849 - In one embodiment, a receiver device determines that it accepts flow entropy, and accordingly determines a set of entropy labels the receiver device is accepting. After transmitting the set of entropy labels from the receiver device to one or more sender devices, the receiver device may then receive packets from...

Load balancing network adapter
01/29/15 - 20150029850 - Methods and systems for providing device-specific authentication are described. One example method includes receiving, by an input port of a network adapter within the computer system, a stream of network traffic; dividing, by load balancing logic within the network adapter, the received stream of network traffic into a plurality of...

Managing the traffic load of a delivery node
01/29/15 - 20150029851 - The invention relates to a method for managing the traffic load of a delivery node being in a state BLOCKED or UNBLOCKED. The method comprises the step determining that the traffic load of the delivery node is within a pair of upper and lower limits. The method also comprise the...

Maximizing bottleneck link utilization under constraint of minimizing queuing delay for targeted delay-sensitive traffic
01/29/15 - 20150029852 - In one embodiment, a system and method include determining bandwidth of a link that connects a local modem to a remote router. A first percentage of the bandwidth is assigned to a first class of data and a second percentage of bandwidth is assigned to a second class of data....

Congestion control enforcement in a virtualized environment
01/29/15 - 20150029853 - In a data network congestion control in a virtualized environment is enforced in packet flows to and from virtual machines in a host. A hypervisor and network interface hardware in the host are trusted components. Enforcement comprises estimating congestion states in the data network attributable to respective packet flows, recognizing...

Service layer southbound interface and quality of service
01/29/15 - 20150029854 - Existing resource reservation techniques are inefficient for M2M communications. In an example embodiment described herein, a system comprises a service layer server that resides on a service layer and a control plane node that resides on an access network, wherein the service layer server communicates with the control plane node...

Traffic routing
01/29/15 - 20150029855 - The present disclosure relates to a traffic routing method and a traffic routing device. A member device of a stacking system receives traffic destined for a destination node. If there is at least one valid Equal-cost multi-path (ECMP) associated with an address of the destination node in a forwarding table,...

Packets recovery system and method
01/29/15 - 20150029856 - In a network for reliable transfer of packets from a transmitter to a receiver using a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP), a system for packet recovery, the system comprising a detection block (detector) for packet loss detection and a probe device (probe) for lost packet retransmission, wherein the detector includes a...

Per-class scheduling with rate limiting
01/29/15 - 20150029857 - Providing network access is disclosed. Use of a provider equipment port via which network access is provided to two or more downstream nodes, each having one or more classes of network traffic associated with it, is scheduled on a per class basis, across the downstream nodes. The respective network traffic...

Energy saving method, system and device for base station
01/29/15 - 20150029858 - An energy saving method, system and device for a base station, applied in the technical field of communications. The energy saving method comprises: if the number of user equipments sending a service request in the coverage of a coverage base station is greater than a first threshold, sending a second...

Network management system, network, method and computer program product
01/29/15 - 20150029859 - Known network management systems for managing traffic signals in a network store node/link parameter signals and traffic parameter signals and calculate solutions defining intermediate nodes/links situated between sources and destinations for transporting said traffic signals from said sources to said destinations via said intermediate nodes/links and calculate route information per...

Method and apparatus for processing inbound and outbound quanta of data
01/29/15 - 20150029860 - A method for processing inbound and/or outbound data wherein a processing policy is determined for a quantum of data. A quantum of inbound data is received and a data notification for the received data is prepared. The notification for the quantum of received inbound data is delivered to a processor...

System and architecture to optimize video traffic over internet protocol networks
01/22/15 - 20150023169 - Techniques are provided for managing network traffic and alleviating network congestion issues in video conference environments. At a video conference bridge device configured to send and receive communications to an endpoint device in a network, one or more video streams are received from the endpoint participating in a video conference....

Traffic measurement system for wireless service providers
01/22/15 - 20150023170 - A device receives packet information associated with a traffic flow and a network segment. The network segment includes a portion of a network via which the traffic flow is transmitted. The device associates the received packet information with a period of time. The device determines that the period of time...

Device, system and method of scheduling communications with a group of wireless communication units
01/22/15 - 20150023171 - Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of scheduling communications with a group of wireless communication devices. For example, a wireless communication unit may transmit at least one scheduling frame including an indication of a downlink period allocated for simultaneous transmission from the wireless communication unit to at least...

Queue credit management
01/15/15 - 20150016254 - To prevent buffer overflow, a receiving entity may use credits to control the total amount of packets any single transmitting entity can forward. Once the assigned credits are spent, the transmitting entity cannot send data portions to the receiving entity until additional credits are provided. However, the logic in the...

Removing lead filter from serial multiple-stage filter used to detect large flows in order to purge flows for prolonged operation
01/15/15 - 20150016255 - A network device to detect large flows includes a card to receive packets of flows. The device includes a large flow detection module including a serial multiple-stage filter module including series filter modules including a lead filter module and a tail filter module. Each filter module includes counters. The serial...

Method and apparatus for content caching in a wireless communication network
01/15/15 - 20150016256 - The teachings herein describe methods and apparatuses for caching content at the “edge” of a wireless communication network, based on operating one or more RAN caches within the RAN portion of the network under the control of a gateway cache that operates at the packet data network interface level within...

Identification of internal dependencies within system components for evaluating potential protocol level deadlocks
01/15/15 - 20150016257 - Systems and methods for automatically building a deadlock free inter-communication network in a multi-core system are described. The example implementations described herein involve automatically generating internal dependency specification of a system component based on dependencies between incoming/input and outgoing/output interface channels of the component. Dependencies between incoming and outgoing interface...

Path aggregation group monitor
01/15/15 - 20150016258 - A network device monitors a path aggregation group. The network device may monitor path selection for network traffic (e.g., packets) communicated through the path aggregation group. During a monitoring period, the network device may obtain a path selection indication that a network packet has been selected for communication through the...

Switched data transmission system that may be used in particular in avionics applications
01/15/15 - 20150016259 - This switched data transmission system, particularly for use in avionics applications, of the type comprising a plurality of electronic devices and equipment units adapted for transmitting discrete messages over a transmission network, and in which each of the devices and equipment units is connected to a network switch, the switches...

Systems and methods for traffic load balancing on multiple wan backhauls and multiple distinct lan networks
01/15/15 - 20150016260 - In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for traffic aggregation on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; for traffic load balancing on multiple WAN backhauls and multiple distinct LAN networks; and for performing self-healing operations utilizing multiple WAN backhauls serving...

Transport protocol layer optimization for managing signaling and power consumption
01/15/15 - 20150016261 - Systems and methods for optimizing signaling in a mobile network and conserving battery resources based on transport protocol layer such as Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) layer optimization techniques are disclosed. A distributed proxy system, in various embodiments, can implement one or more optimization techniques including deferring TCP socket closures or...

Differential forwarding in address-based carrier networks
01/15/15 - 20150016262 - The invention relates to enabling differential forwarding in address-based carrier networks such as Ethernet networks. There is described a method of and connection controller for establishing connections (76, 77) in a frame-based communications network comprising nodes (71-75 and 78) such as Ethernet switches. The connections are established by configuring, in...

Method, apparatus and computer readable medium for traffic redistribution in wireless networks
01/15/15 - 20150016263 - The apparatus includes a processor. The processor is configured to determine whether to redistribute traffic, generate a message upon determining traffic is to be redistributed, the message including cell priority values, the cell priority values including a priority value for each of a plurality of carriers, and transmit the message...

Distributed caching systems with configurable extended caching optimization
01/15/15 - 20150016264 - Methods and systems for distributed caching of information using extended caching optimization are provided. According to one aspect, a method for distributed caching of information using extended caching optimization includes, at a mobile device for operating in a wireless network, monitoring requests issued from an application located within the device...

Apparatus and methods for improved packet flow mobility
01/15/15 - 20150016265 - Methods and apparatus for improved packet data flow mobility and packet data distribution and collection across heterogeneous networks. In one embodiment, a source device with one or more wireless interfaces receives data to be transmitted to a target device. The device sequences the received data with corresponding packet sequence numbers...

Systems and methods for integrated unicast and multicast traffic management
01/08/15 - 20150009821 - Methods for managing network resources for multicast streams based on unicast load conditions of a base station in a communications network include monitoring unicast load conditions of the base station, and adjusting bearer properties for a multicast stream based on the unicast load conditions. A broadcast provisioning server (BPS) manages...

Control device, control method, and communication system
01/08/15 - 20150009822 - A control device includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: acquire congestion information indicating a congestion state of communication of wireless local area networks (LANs) which are connection destination candidates of a mobile terminal configured to switch a state thereof between a first state...

Credit flow control for ethernet
01/08/15 - 20150009823 - One embodiment provides a method for enabling class-based credit flow control for a network node in communication with a link partner using an Ethernet communications protocol. The method includes receiving a control frame from the link partner. The control frame includes at least one field for specifying credit for at...

Apparatus and method for controlling control overload in wlan systems
01/08/15 - 20150009824 - The present disclosure relates to a technology for providing a service of effectively transmitting and receiving data by simultaneously using a 3GPP system and a non-3GPP system in a network in which the 3GPP system and the non-3GPP system coexist. A communication method of a non-3GPP access network entity according...

Method for operating policy of reducing network load, system and recording medium thereof
01/08/15 - 20150009825 - The present invention relates to a method of operating policy information for reducing network load, a system thereof, and a recording medium thereof. The system of operating policy information for reducing network load, comprising: a reception unit for receiving information of a policy applicable target application and network usage pattern...

Hierarchical traffic differentiation to handle congestion and/or manage user quality of experience
01/08/15 - 20150009826 - Methods, apparatuses and systems for performing hierarchical traffic differentiation and/or employing hierarchical traffic differentiation are provided. These methods, apparatuses and systems may be implemented to, for example, handle congestion and/or to manage user quality of experience (QoE). Performing the hierarchical traffic differentiation may include differentiating or otherwise classifying (collectively “differentiating”)...

Network system and method of improving resource utilization
01/08/15 - 20150009827 - A network system of the present invention comprises a switch and a controller. The switch performs processes on a received packet in accordance with a flow entry in which are defined a rule and an action for uniformly controlling a packet as a flow. The controller sets the flow entry...

Network system, switch and method of network configuration
01/08/15 - 20150009828 - A network system of the present invention includes a switch and controllers. The switch processes on a received packet in accordance with a flow entry in which are defined a rule and an action. The controllers set the flow entry to a flow table of the switch. The switch assigns...

Topology aware manet for mobile networks
01/08/15 - 20150009829 - Systems and methods provide adaptability in a mobile ad hoc network (MANET), based on an existing protocol, such as adaptive hybrid domain routing (AHDR). The systems and methods are especially suited for fast changing topologies that may change after a reactive route discovery has been completed....