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Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

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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....

Radio access network triggered bearer modification procedure
01/01/15 - 20150003246 - Bearer modification procedures may be of use in various communication systems. For example, a radio access network may benefit from being able to trigger a bearer modification procedure even in, for example, extreme situations or roaming situations. For example, a method can include identifying, at a radio access network element,...

Mechanism to control resource utilization with adaptive routing
01/01/15 - 20150003247 - Methods and apparatus relating to techniques for controlling resource utilization with adaptive routing are described. In one embodiment, an output port for transmission of an incoming message that is to be received at an input port is determined at routing logic. The routing logic selects the output port from a...

Flow-based network switching system
01/01/15 - 20150003248 - A flow-based network switching system includes a memory having a flow table and a packet processor coupled to the memory. The packet processor includes a user-programmable flow-based rule storage that includes a plurality of flow-based rules. A flow-based handler and session manager in the packet processor is operable to retrieve...

Cognitive data delivery optimizing system
01/01/15 - 20150003249 - Network performance data is gathered and analyzed to produce network patterns and data delivery strategies. Client devices and other network components report network performance data to a central management system. Data delivery strategies are applied to a portion of a network to deliver content appropriate for network patterns that are...

Congestion notification in leaf and spine networks
12/25/14 - 20140376373 - Methods and systems to alleviate congestion in leaf and spine network topologies. Control information may be advertised by spines regarding the leaves to which it is connected. The control information is advertised to other leaf switches connected to the advertising spine. The control information may include a destination leaf ID,...

Systems and methods for self-organizing networks with small cells
12/25/14 - 20140376374 - A multi-modal multi-modulation small cell base station such as a picocell is disclosed. The small cell can perform operations to form a self-organizing network. Portions of the small cell, for example, in a processor module, that provide function for SONs may be referred to as a SON module. The SON...

Routing apparatus and method for configuring low-power wireless mesh network based on channel hopping time-multiplexed wireless link
12/25/14 - 20140376375 - Disclosed herein is a routing apparatus and method for configuring a LPWMN based on a channel hopping time-multiplexed wireless link. The routing apparatus of the present invention includes a control unit for setting up a channel hopping time-multiplexed wireless link with a gateway router, one or more routers, and one...

Method and apparatus for improved multicast rate control
12/25/14 - 20140376376 - Various methods and devices are provided to address the need for improved multicast operation. In one method, a sender transmits multicast transmissions at a first transmission rate to a multicast group of mobile devices that includes a group of feedback mobile devices. The sender receives, from each feedback mobile device...

Communication system and automatic metering system
12/25/14 - 20140376377 - A communication system according to the present invention includes a plurality of ad hoc communication networks each formed by one or more communication units and one gateway and includes a monitoring server that monitors the ad hoc communication networks. The monitoring server determines on the basis of a monitoring result...

Methods and systems of an all purpose broadband network
12/25/14 - 20140376378 - In embodiments of the present disclosure improved capabilities are described for increasing the bandwidth in a network, where centralized optimization servers are utilized to reduce the time-latency for applications being run from a user device. Further, by associating additional local optimization servers, application functionality may be optionally transferred from the...

Flow control with reduced buffer usage for network devices
12/18/14 - 20140369194 - Methods and apparatus for implementing flow control with reduced buffer usage for network devices. In response to detection of flow control events, transmission of a data unit or segment such as an Ethernet frame is preempted in favor of a flow control message, resulting in aborting transmission of the frame....

Congestion avoidance and control for udp-based protocols
12/18/14 - 20140369195 - An improved technique involves avoiding congestion in a network by monitoring round trip times of data units sent from a node of the network. Along these lines, a controller at a node of the network sends data units at some transmission rate to a target node with instructions to send...

Packet transmission method, packet transmission apparatus, and storage medium
12/18/14 - 20140369196 - A packet transmission method includes receiving a packet having a first service class; determining a maximum transfer band of the first service class, based on maximum transfer band information for each of a plurality of service classes of each of a plurality of computers; determining a transfer band of the...

Method, apparatus, system, computer program and computer program product for mitigating end user congestion in a wireless network
12/18/14 - 20140369197 - A method, gateway apparatus, computer program, and computer program product for mitigating end user congestion in a wireless network is provided. The gateway apparatus is in a core network and receives from a radio access network (RAN) a message comprising cell congestion information indicating that a cell of the RAN...

Method and apparatus to route packet flows over two transport radios
12/18/14 - 20140369198 - A method includes receiving packets of a flow at a packet data convergence protocol layer; and based on at least one criterion, routing the flow to one or both of at least one cellular transport radio and a wireless local area network transport radio. Another method includes receiving at a...

Method and apparatus for providing content by selecting data acceleration algorithm
12/18/14 - 20140369199 - Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for providing content by selecting a data acceleration algorithm. According to one desirable embodiment of the present invention, an IP address included in a received content provision request is extracted, whether communication network provider information that matches the extracted IP address exists is...

Disabling header compression over point-to-point protocol (ppp)
12/18/14 - 20140369200 - A system and method for disabling header compression during an establishment and configuration of a communication protocol and communication channel between a pair of correspondents. The system comprises an initiating correspondent transmitting at least one PPP negotiation packet having at least one acceptable TCP/IP header compression option type. A software...

Multi-rat carrier aggregation for integrated wwan-wlan operation
12/18/14 - 20140369201 - Systems and methods for Multi-Radio Access Technology (RAT) Carrier Aggregation (MRCA) wireless wide area network (WWAN) assisted wireless local area network (WLAN) flow mapping and flow routing are disclosed. One system comprises a dynamic flow mapping module that is configured to form a flow-mapping table to dynamically map service flows...

Method, device, and system for message distribution
12/18/14 - 20140369202 - The disclosure relates to a message distribution method, device, and system. A message distribution method includes: creating a session based on a received first type of session message and allocating a corresponding cluster node to the session; and upon receiving a second type of session message associated with the session,...

Congestion control method, device, and system
12/18/14 - 20140369203 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a congestion control method, a device, and a system. In the embodiments of the present invention, because a gateway device, unlike a gateway device that performs congestion control on all user equipments by using a same control policy in the prior art, performs congestion...

Methods and systems for adaptive buffer allocations in systems with adaptive resource allocation
12/11/14 - 20140362698 - Systems disclosed herein may allocate buffer space using methods, which prevent other resource allocation methods from apportioning the other resources in a way that inhibits system needs from being met. As such, buffer space may be dynamically allocated without impeding other resource allocation by basing the buffer space allocation at...

Methods and apparatus for improving call performance and data throughput
12/11/14 - 20140362699 - Methods and apparatus are described for improving call performance and data throughput. The methods and apparatus include receiving one or more packet data units (PDUs) during a transmission time interval (TTI) from a network entity, wherein the one or more PDUs are associated with a radio bearer. Further, the methods...

System and method for managing a wireless network
12/11/14 - 20140362700 - An embodiment method of managing a wireless network includes managing an infrastructure topology for the wireless network. The wireless network includes a plurality of network nodes. The method further includes managing a connection of a user equipment (UE) to the wireless network. The method further includes managing a customer service...

Nlos wireless backhaul downlink communication
12/11/14 - 20140362701 - A method for communicating over a wireless backhaul channel comprising generating a radio frame comprising a plurality of time slots, wherein each time slot comprises a plurality of symbols in time and a plurality of sub-carriers in a system bandwidth, broadcasting a broadcast channel signal comprising a transmission schedule to...

Mobile application traffic optimization
12/11/14 - 20140362702 - A method for reducing traffic in a cellular network used to satisfy data requests made by a mobile application is provided. The method includes intercepting a data request made by the mobile application on a mobile device, querying a local repository on the mobile device to determine if any locally...

Elastic auto-parallelization for stream processing applications based on a measured throughtput and congestion
12/04/14 - 20140355438 - A method for adjusting a data parallel region of a stream processing application includes measuring congestion of each parallel channel of the data parallel region, measuring a total throughput of all the parallel channels, and adjusting the number of parallel channels based on the current measured congestion and throughput....

End-to-end quality of service optimization and reporting
12/04/14 - 20140355439 - A system may be configured to identify a queue scheduler configuration associated with node of a network; and receive queue state information regarding the node. The queue state information may include information regarding at least one of: a measure of occupancy of one or more queues associated with the node,...

Method and apparatus for bandwidth allocation in network to enhance balance thereof
12/04/14 - 20140355440 - An apparatus for allocating a network bandwidth includes an information collection unit configured to collect flow information of a network; and a traffic check unit configured to check traffic of the collected flow information. Further, the apparatus includes a traffic respond unit configured to suppress the network bandwidth depending on...

Method and apparatus of delivering assured services over unreliable internet infrastructure by using virtual overlay network architecture over a public cloud backbone
12/04/14 - 20140355441 - A method for virtual overlay network architecture includes receiving a request for a virtual overlay network, discovering, by a computer processor, a physical topology for the virtual overlay network and constructing overlay tunnels within the physical topology with at least one elastic hub. The method further includes receiving, by the...

Communication device
12/04/14 - 20140355442 - A communication device that controls a transmission bandwidth of TCP communication includes a means for linearly increasing the transmission bandwidth of the TCP communication during a certain period of time after a data segment whose reception has been acknowledged enters an update state without detection of congestion in the TCP...

Methods and systems for performing dynamic spectrum arbitrage based on enodeb transition states
12/04/14 - 20140355443 - A dynamic spectrum arbitrage (DSA) system may include a dynamic spectrum policy controller (DPC) and a dynamic spectrum controller (DSC) that together dynamically manage the allocation and use of resources (e.g., spectrum resources) across different networks. The DSC and/or DPC components may be configured to monitor a congestion state of...

Method and apparatus for providing routing
12/04/14 - 20140355444 - A method, apparatus and computer program for providing an indication of network capability or providing data routing. An example method for use in a user equipment may comprise receiving an indication comprising a cell identification (ID) list that includes one or more cell IDs with which a local routing path...

Link aggregation based on virtual interfaces of vlans
12/04/14 - 20140355445 - A method of managing data transmission based on virtual local area networks includes obtaining a first VLAN property of a first physical interface and a second VLAN property of a second physical interface; in response to determining the first VLAN property and the second VLAN property are at least partially...

Network assisted bonding
12/04/14 - 20140355446 - A device is provided for facilitating a media transmission over a wireless network. The device may control and manage a plurality of first wireless modems on a first end node side. The plurality of first wireless modems may be configured to transmit/receive a plurality of data streams over a plurality...

Apparatus and method to reduce denial of service during mme overload and shutdown conditions
11/27/14 - 20140347990 - A communication device configured to perform a load balancing procedure in response to a mobility management entity being overloaded and/or shut down. The base station can be configured to generate a radio resource control (RRC) Connection Reject message including a load balancing clause. The communication device can be configured to...

Transmission of content-related data of an ott provider to a telecommunications device using a telecommunications network
11/27/14 - 20140347991 - A method is provided for transfer of content-related data of an Over-the-top (OTT) provider to a telecommunications device using a telecommunications network. The method includes: receiving, by the OTT provider, a request for content-related data; transmitting the content-related data of the OTT provider to a content delivery interface device of...

Common pilot gating in a multi-antenna wireless communication system
11/27/14 - 20140347992 - A multi-antenna base station (16) is configured to transmit a plurality of common pilot channels. The base station (16) obtains information that indicates when the base station (16) is to gate the transmission of a subset of the common pilot channels. The base station (16) also receives from a wireless...

Systems and methods for scalable and resilient load balancing
11/27/14 - 20140347993 - A method for providing resilient load balancing in a system comprising a first processing unit, a second processing unit, a first active load balancer and a second active load balancer is disclosed. A first set of packet flows may be mapped to the first active load balancer and a second...

Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic egressing out of a port channel
11/27/14 - 20140347994 - Methods and apparatus for load balancing across member ports for traffic egressing out of a port channel are provided herein. An example method according to one implementation may include: assigning a quantized value based on current load to each of the network ports in the port channel; receiving a data...

Processing packets by a network device
11/27/14 - 20140347995 - A method and apparatus for performing a lookup in a switching device of a packet switched network where the lookup includes a plurality of distinct operations each of which returns a result that includes a pointer to a next operation in a sequence of operations for the lookup. The method...

System and method for quality of service in a wireless network environment
11/27/14 - 20140347996 - Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for providing on-demand quality of service guarantees in a wireless network environment. The system determines an on-demand quality of service for a segment of a communication path between a user equipment communicating with a radio access network connected to a...

Reducing superfluous traffic in a network
11/20/14 - 20140341028 - In one embodiment the modem has a network interface, application interface, processor, and memory. The network interface exchanges radio data with a network. The application (or host) interface exchanges application data with an application (or host) processor. The processor converts a unit of radio data to a corresponding unit of...

Encoding a payload hash in the da-mac to facilitate elastic chaining of packet processing elements
11/20/14 - 20140341029 - A method is implemented in a network element of a service network. The network element executes a packet processing element (PPE) of a plurality of PPEs, where each PPE in the plurality of PPEs executes a stage of packet processing for the service network and where the plurality of PPEs...

Packet switch device and method of the same
11/20/14 - 20140341030 - A packet switch device includes an input port, a loop-back port, a storage module, and a switch engine. The input port receives a packet. The storage module stores packet flow tables. Each packet flow table includes at least one flow entry and action. The switch engine compares the packet with...

Differentiation of traffic flows mapped to the same bearer
11/20/14 - 20140341031 - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to...

Support for distinguished minimum latency traffic guard band
11/20/14 - 20140341032 - A network device may implement a guard band for reducing latency of transmitting high priority data. The device may identify a scheduled communication time for high priority data, which may include a scheduled reception time of the high priority data by the network device or a scheduled communication time of...

Transmission management device, system, and method
11/20/14 - 20140341033 - A transmission management method, includes: receiving a request for establishing an on-demand virtual lease line from a first electronic device when a request is made to communicate with a second electronic device. Position information of the first electronic device and the second electronic device is obtained. Routers located between the...

Transmission management device, system, and method
11/20/14 - 20140341034 - In a transmission management method, a workload of a transmission path when a first electronic device communicates with a second electronic device is detected. Other transmission paths between the first electronic device and the second electronic device according to location information of routers, the first electronic device, and the second...

Beacon transmission over unlicensed spectrum
11/20/14 - 20140341035 - Methods and apparatuses are described in which an unlicensed spectrum is used for Long Term Evolution (LTE) communications. A first method includes broadcasting beacon signals in an unlicensed spectrum at predetermined times from an evolved Node B (eNB). A second method includes receiving beacon signals broadcast in an unlicensed spectrum...

Lightweight control-plane signaling for aggregation devices in a network
11/20/14 - 20140341036 - Providing a label is disclosed. A first message is transmitted to an access device where the first message includes a set of available labels. A second message is received from the access device where the second message includes a label from the set of available labels selected to be used...

Rerouting technique
11/20/14 - 20140341037 - A technique for routing data frames in a telecommunications backhaul network (100) is provided. The telecommunication backhaul network (100) includes a plurality of points and links between the points so that at least two different routes for communicating data frames between a pair of end points is provided. A first...

Method for offloading data in wireless communication system and apparatus for same
11/20/14 - 20140341038 - The present invention relates to a method for offloading data in a wireless communication system for supporting a multiple radio access network and an apparatus for same. Specifically, the method includes the steps of: receiving a message of a connected cell report including an identifier of a wireless local area...

Efficient delivery of real-time synchronous services over a wireless network
11/20/14 - 20140341039 - In embodiments of the present disclosure improved capabilities are described for providing efficient delivery of real-time synchronous services over a large area broadband LTE wireless network, where optimization servers utilizing publish-subscribe broker services are provided within the wireless network to reduce the resources required for applications streaming data to a...