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Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

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Method and system for operating a radio network controller in a wireless communication system
05/28/15 - 20150146529 - A method and a system for operating a radio network controller (RNC) in a wireless communication system. The RNC generates a group database comprising a plurality of transmitting groups and a resultant Signal to Interference plus Noise Ratio (SINR) associated with the transmissions received from each member within each transmitting...

Method for reporting mobility information in wireless communication system and device for supporting same
05/28/15 - 20150146530 - A method for reporting mobility information by a terminal in a wireless communication system is provided. The method comprises: determining whether or not mobility information is reported, wherein the mobility information indicates a mobility state of the terminal; and reporting the mobility information to a network if it is determined...

Adaptive mtu size optimization using igp
05/28/15 - 20150146531 - The present invention relates to methods and routing and/or switching devices for determining a path maximum transmission unit MTUP(n) size for transmission paths between edge nodes in a data communications network and for updating routing tables associated with the routing and/or switching devices in said edge nodes, which are linked...

Management techniques for wireless network mobility procedures
05/28/15 - 20150146532 - Connection management techniques for wireless network mobility procedures are described. In one embodiment, for example, an evolved packet core (EPC) node may comprise a processor circuit to receive a notification of a mobility procedure for a user equipment (UE), determine whether to release a local gateway (L-GW)-provided packet data network...

Mobile communication system, home base station device, position managing device, communication method, and mobile station device
05/28/15 - 20150146533 - Provided is a mobile communication system in which a SIPTO@LN capable LGW is selected and a PDN connection is established during a GW selection process of an MME in a PDN connection establishment procedure. A home base station device acquires identification information of an access control device and availability information...

Node of an improved multihop ad-hoc radio network and associated method
05/28/15 - 20150146534 - This node, applying an information broadcasting service of the flooding type, includes a controller for accessing the radio resource able to perform dynamic containment for accessing the radio resource. It is characterized in that it includes a network coder allowing generation of the data packets so that each packet includes,...

Adaptive non-real-time traffic control method and terminal for same
05/28/15 - 20150146535 - A terminal device includes: a signal generator to generate a traffic request signal; a policy manager to transmit a policy request signal to a policy provider, and to receive a policy answer signal corresponding to the policy request signal; a traffic transceiver to perform a download of a traffic answer...

Digital subscriber line (dsl) communication system with remote back-pressure
05/21/15 - 20150138972 - The present disclosure extends the flow control in a DSL communication system to include a remote back-pressure flow control within a DSL receiver of the DSL communication system. The remote back-pressure flow control can prevent a DSL transmitter of the DSL communication system from overwhelming the DSL receiver. The remote...

Shortening of service paths in service chains in a communications network
05/21/15 - 20150138973 - A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving at a network element a flow offload decision for a first service node comprising a portion of a service chain for processing a flow; recording the flow offload decision against the first service node at the network element; and...

Supplementary service implementation method, lte network system and mobile terminal
05/21/15 - 20150138974 - A supplementary service implementation method, a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network system and a mobile terminal are provided. The method may include: receiving an Uplink NAS Transport message from a mobile terminal; analyzing the Uplink NAS Transport message; and performing a supplementary service if an SS message is determined to...

Method for verifying and/or preprocessing data packets and control device set up to carry out the method
05/21/15 - 20150138975 - A method for verifying and/or preprocessing data packets received by a receiving device in a vehicle during wireless vehicle-to-environment communication includes: determining, in the receiving device, relevance of the received data packets; prioritizing, and verification and/or preprocessing according to their relevance, the data packets for the determination of the relevance...


05/21/15 - 20150138976 - A packet processing apparatus has an ingress packet processing circuit, an egress packet processing circuit, and a traffic manager. The ingress packet processing circuit processes ingress packets received from ingress ports. The egress packet processing circuit processes egress packets to be forwarded through egress ports. The traffic manager deals with...

Terse message networks
05/21/15 - 20150138977 - A tree-shaped mesh network is discussed which uses a mesh of wireless nodes that form a tree shaped network with one root node having a connection to an external network; chirp clients; and wireless network clients. Chirp clients comprise low cost chirp devices wherein said low cost chirp devices transmit...

Relay apparatus and relay method
05/21/15 - 20150138978 - It is provided a relay apparatus, comprising: a plurality of ports coupled to a network; a Layer 2 processing module for relaying, via the network, a frame comprising a Layer 2 header and a Layer 2 data segment, the Layer 2 data segment comprising a Layer 3 header and a...

Network management control device, network management control system, and network management control method
05/21/15 - 20150138979 - A network is optimized quickly and flexibly according to a request from a user who conducts data communication, or a trend of the traffic. Plural packet transport devices have plural paths between the respective devices, and packets transmitted from plural packet transfer devices can be transferred on the path. A...

New architectural model for lte (long term evolution) epc (evolved packet core) deployment
05/21/15 - 20150138980 - A new deployment model enables a seamless migration to LTE (long term evolution)/EPC (Evolved packet core). In addition, an intelligent edge gateway (IEG) supports future distributed architecture and a converged network for service providers. Specifically, the model supports existing data services (e.g. UMTS) and the delivery of LTE services does...

Method for managing load balance in a cellular heterogeneous network
05/21/15 - 20150138981 - A method is provided for managing load balance in cellular heterogeneous networks. The method comprises: providing a plurality of spectrum carriers for conveying communication signals to/from a macro cell. At least one of the carriers is a shared carrier for conveying communication signals to/from the macro cell and to/from at...

Policy control method, and device
05/21/15 - 20150138982 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a policy control method and a device. The method includes: receiving a quality of experience QoE report sent by a user equipment UE, where the QoE report includes a QoE metric and a cell identity of a serving cell of the UE; and performing...

System and method for reducing bandwidth usage of a network
05/21/15 - 20150138983 - A method of reducing the bandwidth usage of a network comprises intercepting traffic between a TCP server and a TCP client using TCP protocols that use client acknowledgements; identifying client acknowledgements from the TCP protocols; identifying the sequence number of a last received client acknowledgements from the intercepted traffic; identifying...

Load balancing method and system for multi-band network
05/14/15 - 20150131441 - A load balancing method and system is provided. When a terminal enters an idle, access or service state, and a base station determines that the terminal is in a multi-band covering section, load conditions of the bands in the section are recorded; and when determining that a preset idle or...

Dynamic profiling for transport networks
05/14/15 - 20150131442 - A method is provided for transporting data packets over a telecommunications transport network. The data packets are carried by a plurality of bearers, and are sent over the transport network from a serving node. Information is received relating to a current capacity of the transport network. A current maximum total...

Method for transmitting data in a packet-oriented communications network and correspondingly configured user terminal in said communications network
05/14/15 - 20150131443 - A method for transmitting data in a packet-oriented communications network, in particular of a motor vehicle, with a guaranteed maximum transmission time for the data packets in the communications network, and to a user terminal for carrying out said method. According to the method, before the data transmission a specific...

System and method for enabling dynamic multi-modal communication
05/14/15 - 20150131444 - A system and method that includes receiving a messaging request that includes communication intent parameters and a set of communication destinations, wherein the messaging request is authenticated as a request of a first account; dynamically transforming messages according to individual communication destinations, wherein for the set of communication destinations: selecting...

Similarity matching method and related device and communication system
05/14/15 - 20150131445 - A similarity matching method and a related device and a communication system are provided. The method may include: obtaining unknown traffic; and separately calculating similarities between the unknown traffic and sampled traffic according to N dimensions; and performing weighted harmonic averaging for calculated similarities that are corresponding to the dimensions,...

Enabling virtual queues with qos and pfc support and strict priority scheduling
05/14/15 - 20150131446 - To reduce latency in a network device that buffer packets in different queues based on class of service, packets received from a network are stored in physical queues according to a class of service associated with the packets and a class of service associated with each of the physical queues....

Tunnel acceleration for wireless access points
05/14/15 - 20150131447 - A method and system for network offloading includes receiving a packet at a communication interface of a wireless access point and processing the packet at a flow acceleration processor prior to processing the packet at a host processor. The flow acceleration processor may process the packet for header checking or...

Router and rapid response network
05/14/15 - 20150131448 - A router includes a plurality of wireless network carrier cards, each of the network carrier cards adapted for use with one of a like plurality of different carrier networks, means for determining which of the plurality of network carrier cards provides a suitable connection to a carrier network and means...

Routing packet traffic using hierarchical forwarding groups
05/07/15 - 20150124606 - Routing packet traffic using hierarchical forwarding groups is disclosed. In an embodiment, a packet is received at a packet router. Data related to the packet is received at a first forwarding group. Based on a first forwarding policy associated with the first forwarding group, a particular second forwarding group is...

Application aware scheduling in wireless networks
05/07/15 - 20150124607 - Systems and methods disclosed in certain implementations relate to identifying, by a processor, user equipments (UEs) associated with a base station, determining applications associated with the UEs; allocating portions of a bandwidth associated with the base station to the applications; and scheduling transmission of data from the base station based...

Adaptive scheduling of data flows in data center networks for efficient resource utilization
05/07/15 - 20150124608 - An approach is provided in which a first virtual machine, executing on a host computer system, generates a data packet with a target destination at a second virtual machine over a computer network. The host computer system identifies a data flow corresponding to the data packet based the data packet's...

Session-based traffic routing policies
05/07/15 - 20150124609 - The invention is directed to systems, methods and computer program products for optimizing a configuration associated with a network. An exemplary method comprises: determining a node of the network is running a data session associated with an amount of data greater than a predetermined amount of data, and associated with...

Network traffic preemption using intermittent encapsulation
05/07/15 - 20150124610 - An example method for intermittent encapsulation of preemptable network traffic at a network node can include receiving a frame at the network node and determining if the frame is a preemptable frame. A preemptable frame is a frame that can be preempted, suspended, interrupted, etc. after transmission begins in order...

Dynamic flowlet prioritization
05/07/15 - 20150124611 - In one embodiment, a next set of packets in a first flow may be identified. A counter may be incremented, where the counter indicates a first number of initial sets of packets in first flow that have been identified. The identified next set of packets may be prioritized such that...

Multi-tenant network provisioning
05/07/15 - 20150124612 - Multi-tenant network provisioning is disclosed. An example method of multi-tenant network provisioning includes setting at least one rate limiter on output ports of a node in the network on a tenant-by-tenant basis. The method also includes enforcing communication rates over shared edge links based on the rate limiter....

Distributed anchor denb solution for mobile relay
05/07/15 - 20150124613 - It is provided an apparatus, comprising storing means adapted to store a group identifier of a cooperative group of one or more network nodes and related one or more node identifiers, wherein each node identifier is related to a network node in the cooperative group; selecting means adapted to select...

Randomized per-packet port channel load balancing
05/07/15 - 20150124614 - Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for per-packet load balancing in a port channel. The system first maps an incoming traffic flow to queues containing packets to be transmitted through a port channel at the system, the port channel including ports grouped into a single virtual port. Next, the...

Congestion avoidance and fairness in data networks with multiple traffic sources
05/07/15 - 20150124615 - A traffic controller for a data network that includes a plurality of network nodes, a plurality of network links connecting the network nodes, and one or more edge routers, each edge router being configured to control network traffic based on permitted link capacities, and wherein one or more sources of...

Method and system for satellite backhaul offload for terrestrial mobile communications systems
05/07/15 - 20150124616 - An approach for cost effective backhaul services in terrestrial mobile communications systems is provided. Data traffic over a terrestrial communications path between a cell site and a core network of a cellular communications network is monitored. The presence of a threshold level of congestion over the terrestrial communications path is...

Dynamic bandwidth adjustment for browsing or streaming activity in a wireless network based on prediction of user behavior when interacting with mobile applications
05/07/15 - 20150124617 - System and method of dynamic bandwidth adjustment for browsing or streaming activity in a wireless network based on prediction of user behavior when interacting with mobile applications are disclosed. One embodiment includes mobile device which throttles radio use based on user habit. The mobile device is able to throttle the...

Method and apparatus for ethernet data compression
05/07/15 - 20150124618 - A method and apparatus for Ethernet data compression enables the size of Ethernet frames to be reduced. Compression and decompression of Ethernet frames occur by the Ethernet network elements, rather than by user computers or end devices that transmit data on the Ethernet network. A new EtherType value may be...

Service policies for communication sessions
04/30/15 - 20150117198 - Techniques for service policies for communication sessions are described. According to various embodiments, a service policy specifies various rules and/or procedures for handling communication sessions. For instance, a service policy can specify service priority designations to be applied to communication sessions based on various attributes of the communication sessions. Techniques...

Multi-level iscsi qos for target differentiated data in dcb networks
04/30/15 - 20150117199 - In an embodiment, a method can include setting metadata of a first data packet to have a first priority level based on a first internal classifier of the first data packet and setting metadata of a second data packet to have a second priority level based on a second internal...

Bandwidth optimization using coalesced dup acks
04/30/15 - 20150117200 - After sending M consecutive DUP ACKs, M generally being three, the TCP receiver generates DUP ACKs every N packets, with N greater than one, with the eventually transmitted DUP ACK containing SACK information. After receiving the third DUP ACK the TCP transmitter uses the positive acknowledgements provided in the SACK...

Data transmission system for networks with non-full-duplex or asymmetric transport
04/30/15 - 20150117201 - A data transfer method and system are provided for networks having gateway-mediated asymmetric transport. Separate data and feedback channels are established between sender and receiver units, along with a gateway feedback channel between a gateway and the sender. The sender transmits datagrams to the gateway in temporal chunks corresponding to...

Openflow data channel and control channel separation
04/30/15 - 20150117202 - A control channel for routing management messages to or from an OpenFlow controller is separated from a reserved port within a data channel for routing unknown data packets to or from the OpenFlow controller. The port may be reserved by setting a reserved port flag. A packet routing table may...

Segment routing based wide area network orchestration in a network environment
04/30/15 - 20150117203 - An example method for segment routing based wide area network (WAN) orchestration in a network environment is provided and includes monitoring a segment routing (SR) enabled WAN environment in at least near real-time by a path computation element (PCE) located outside the WAN, receiving an event notification at the PCE,...

Method and network element for traffic flow treatment in a core network of a communication network
04/30/15 - 20150117204 - The present invention relates to a method for traffic flow treatment in a core network of a communication network. The method may comprise receiving cell information from an access network of the communication network, wherein the received cell information comprises an indication of a congested cell of the communication network....

Method and network node for controlling sending rates
04/30/15 - 20150117205 - A method performed by a network node for controlling sending rates in a communications network, and a related network node. The method controls the sending rate by dropping received data packets if the transport network experiences congestion. If the transport network experiences congestion the received data packets are dropped based...

Backhaul management of a small cell using passive estimation mechanism
04/30/15 - 20150117206 - The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for passive estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include determining, at the small cell base station, whether a time slot utilization of a flow at a user equipment (UE) in communication...

Backhaul management of a small cell using a light active estimation mechanism
04/30/15 - 20150117207 - The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for a light active estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include transmitting a first data packet from the small cell base station to a network entity, receiving a second data packet...

Backhaul management of a small cell using heavy active estimation mechanism
04/30/15 - 20150117208 - The present disclosure presents a method and an apparatus for heavy active estimation mechanism for backhaul management at a small cell base station. For example, the method may include identifying, at the small cell base station, that a throughput of a user equipment (UE) in communication with the small cell...

Traffic distribution in heterogenous network environment
04/30/15 - 20150117209 - The disclosure is related to a method for distributing data traffic of a wireless local area network (WLAN) in a WLAN access network while providing service continuity and internet protocol (IP) mobility in a heterogeneous network environment. The method may include receiving data traffic generated by user equipment and from...

Method for coordinating access points for backhaul aggregation in a telecommunications network and device
04/30/15 - 20150117210 - The device is adapted to implement the method....

Wireless communications network base station extension
04/30/15 - 20150117211 - Apparatus and methods to permit the deployment of wireless base stations, where a deployed remote base station is backhauled to the core network over a wireless connection to an operatively attached donor base station using protocols that encapsulate backhaul communications within standard subscriber communication protocols....

Multilink-based data transmission method and device
04/30/15 - 20150117212 - A multilink-based data transmission method includes establishing separately, by a first device, first tunnels in different types of links in which the first device and a second device have established a communication connection, establishing, by the first device, a second tunnel that crosses the first tunnels established in the multiple...

Provisioning of application categories at a user equipment during network congestion
04/30/15 - 20150117213 - The wireless network element can allow a set of applications for a selected application category to communicate with the wireless network when the ACDC/ASAC is activated based on the one or more condition levels for the selected application category....

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...