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Multiplex Communications > Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control > Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/21/14 - 20140233383 - Management of traffic buffering in internal and external memories in a passive optical network
Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing memory of a passive optical network (PON) are provided herein. The method includes the steps of receiving a plurality of data packets from a stream of packets. A plurality of packet descriptors associated with each data packet is stored in a configurable...

08/21/14 - 20140233384 - Method and apparatus for receiving information from a communications network
A network element for communicating with a wireless communication unit is described. The network element comprises: a transceiver for communicating with the wireless communication unit; an interface for operably coupling to a data store; and a control processor. The control processor is operably coupled to the interface, and arranged to:...

08/21/14 - 20140233385 - Methods and network nodes for traffic steering based on per-flow policies
A method for redirecting a traffic flow in a communication network, in which a first or default service path has been configured for the traffic flow to go through is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving a notification message from a network node, the notification message including a traffic characteristic information...

08/21/14 - 20140233386 - Method and system for offloading handover of wireless connections from a lte network to a wi-fi network
The various embodiments herein provide a method and system for providing network offloading in a wireless communication. The method comprising includes obtaining an Access Technology Selection Policy (ATSP) from at least one of Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF), pre-configuration and Mobile Management Entity (MME), wherein the ATSP comprises...

08/21/14 - 20140233387 - Method and device for load balance
The present invention relates to a method and device for a load balance. The device comprises: a selecting module, configured to select, according to a load state and fault state of each network edge node in a network edge node pool of an access network, a network edge node having...

08/21/14 - 20140233388 - Mobile communication system, qos control station and mobile station
A first access network in which a bearer transfer path that guarantees a predetermined QoS has been established and a second access network in which a transfer path which is different from that in the first access network has been established are provided, and PCRF 60 transmits to a mobile...

08/14/14 - 20140226478 - Distributed deep packet inspection
Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems receive a copy of or make a copy of one or more packets of a flow of packets between a source and a destination. While or after the one or more packets are forwarded to the destination, the content of the one or more packets...

08/14/14 - 20140226479 - Enhanced 3d torus
A system and method for optimizing a flow of data traffic are provided. A plurality of tori are connected in a parallel tori interconnect. Each torus includes a plurality of nodes. The nodes in the torus are interconnected using links. A host in the network is connected to a subset...

08/14/14 - 20140226480 - Least disruptive af assignments in trill lan adjacencies
A methodology is described for achieving efficient forwarder appointments. Such efficient appointment may provide an equal load on each participating routing bridge in the TRILL LAN. Load may be viewed as the number of VLANs for which a given node is an appointed forwarder. Furthermore, efficient appointment may be executed...

08/14/14 - 20140226481 - Long term evolution radio access network
A system, a method, and a computer program product for coordinating communication of data packets between a user device and a core network are disclosed. The system includes a first device communicatively coupled to the core network, a second device communicatively coupled to the first device. The second device receives...

08/14/14 - 20140226482 - Service data transmission processing method and device and communication system
The present invention provides a service data transmission processing method and device and a communication system. The service data transmission processing method includes: receiving, by a service offloading apparatus, uplink service data sent by a user equipment; obtaining, by the service offloading apparatus, a service type of the uplink service...

08/14/14 - 20140226483 - Optimization of data delivery in mobile networks
There is provided a method and system for optimizing delivery of data to a mobile device over a network. According to one embodiment, the invention includes a communication stack, such as a TCP/IP stack, which includes an application protocol interface (API) between an application layer and a transport layer. According...

08/14/14 - 20140226484 - Mechanism for signaling buffer status information
There is provided a mechanism for reporting buffer status information to a communication network control element when transmission via both a licensed and an unlicensed spectrum is conducted and offloading of traffic is executed. After an offloading value indicating the amount of traffic which can be offloaded from a transmission...

08/14/14 - 20140226485 - System and method for provisioning resources of a packet network based on collected network performance information
A system and method for provisioning resources of a packet network, including monitoring at least one network performance information parameter associated with communications of data packets. The at least one network performance information parameter(s) may be compared with at least one respective threshold value indicative of degradation of communications of...

08/14/14 - 20140226486 - Communication apparatus, communication system, communication control method, and computer program
Without having a control apparatus grasp and analyze the communication volume for each individual processing rule in each communication apparatus, detailed control based on the communication volume is performed on the side of the communication apparatus. The communication apparatus comprises a packet processing unit that processes a packet corresponding to...

08/14/14 - 20140226487 - Dynamically extending mobile coverage and capacity by offloading
It is provided an apparatus, comprising monitoring means adapted to monitor a state of a first network element of a first radio access network; detecting means adapted to detect if the state fulfills a condition; enabling means adapted to enable, if the state fulfills the condition, that a user equipment...

08/07/14 - 20140219090 - Network congestion remediation utilizing loop free alternate load sharing
Methods and apparatus for network congestion remediation utilizing loop free alternate load sharing within a network device are described. The network device monitors a plurality of egress output queues. Upon detecting congestion at one of the output queues that is a primary next hop for traffic matching an entry of...

08/07/14 - 20140219091 - Method for controlling flood broadcasts in a wireless mesh network
Computer networks with multiple nodes are often required to deliver packets to all nodes in the network, commonly referred to as “flooding.” Flooding is used to deliver multicast and broadcast packets generated by application, network and other layers of the networking stack. Flooding can be done very reliably but less...

08/07/14 - 20140219092 - Terminal handover
A communication terminal for receiving a communication service from a network that is configured to provide communication services to terminals via a plurality of communication devices, the terminal being configured to receive a communication service from a communication device, receive, from that communication device, a request that it handover from...

08/07/14 - 20140219093 - Quality of service for serving node and method
A method, computer readable medium and serving node includes an interface configured to exchange data with a user equipment and with a gateway node of a network; and a processor. The processor is configured to implement a classifier function for intercepting a request from the user equipment, and for analyzing...

08/07/14 - 20140219094 - Centralized control of data plane applications
The invention relates to a central control entity (200) configured to control a data plane flow of a stream of data packages in a radio access network part of a mobile communications network. The central control entity (200) comprises an information detecting unit (210), configured to detect information about data...

08/07/14 - 20140219095 - Method of performing direct communication between terminals, method of supporting same, and apparatus for same
A method for performing communication by a device-to-device (D2D) user equipment (UE) performing D2D communication in a wireless communication system supporting the D2D communication, comprises receiving a transmission request signal for D2D communication from at least one other D2D UE; measuring a received signal power or a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)...

08/07/14 - 20140219096 - Ethernet lan service enhancements
Numerous enhancements to metro Ethernet network (MEN) E-LAN services and IETF Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) include an enhancement of the overall Quality of Service (QoS) architecture, an enhancement to classification at the provider edge, the use of Ethernet QoS classes, enhancements to policing and marking at ingress provider edge...

08/07/14 - 20140219097 - Method and apparatus for congestion-aware routing in a computer interconnection network
The present disclosure relates to an example of a method for a first router to adaptively determine status within a network. The network may include the first router, a second router and a third router. The method for the first router may comprise determining status information regarding the second router...

08/07/14 - 20140219098 - Method of performing tunnel signaling over ip tunneling path and apparatus using the method
A method and apparatus for performing tunneling signaling over an IP tunneling path connected to an end-to-end path on an IP network are provided, in which an end-to-end signaling flow is received from a sender or a receiver on the end-to-end path, a tunnel signaling flow is generated corresponding to...

08/07/14 - 20140219099 - Method and apparatus for wireless distributed computing
Systems and methods for distributed computing between communication devices. A femto node is treated as a trusted extension of a user equipment and performs processing tasks on behalf of the user equipment. The femto node is also treated as a trusted extension of network servers and performs services on behalf...

07/31/14 - 20140211622 - Creating multiple noc layers for isolation or avoiding noc traffic congestion
Systems and methods described herein are directed to solutions for Network on Chip (NoC) interconnects that automatically and dynamically determines the number of layers needed in a NoC interconnect system based on the bandwidth requirements of the system traffic flows. The number of layers is dynamically allocated and minimized by...

07/31/14 - 20140211623 - Balancing load distributions of loopback ports
Balancing load distributions of loopback ports includes determining that a load distribution among loopback ports of a switch is unbalanced, determining whether the load distribution is balanceable, and balancing the load distribution....

07/31/14 - 20140211624 - Network device
Disclosed is a network communication switch that facilitates reliable communication of high priority traffic over lower priority traffic across all ingress and egress ports. The network communication switch may monitor the frame storage buffer regardless of egress port, and when the frame storage buffer reaches a predetermined level, the switch...

07/31/14 - 20140211625 - Predictive management of a network buffer
Predictive management of a network buffer is contemplated. The network buffer may be predictively managed to control packet drop based at least in part on predicted sojourn time. The predicted sojourn time may be determined to predict time needed from an arriving packet to travel through a queue of the...

07/31/14 - 20140211626 - Method for triggering data offload, network-side device, user equipment, and network system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for triggering data offload. The method includes: receiving, by a first network element from a home subscriber server HSS, information of a packet data network PDN connection, where the information includes offload indication information, and the PDN connection is established by a...

07/31/14 - 20140211627 - Method and system for i/o driven rate adaptation
Described is an I/O driven, feedback based rate control mechanism that allows a transfer session to self-adjust its transfer rate in response to the speed of the storage device at the destination. The described system may operate at the application layer, which makes cross-platform deployment an easier task...

07/31/14 - 20140211628 - System and method for local packet transport services within distributed routers
A system and method for routing packets within a router having a plurality of loosely-coupled route processors, including a first route processor, and a line card operably coupled to the plurality of distributed-route-processors. Each route processor includes an internal forwarding information base (IFIB). Each IFIB includes information that is used...

07/31/14 - 20140211629 - System and method for reporting out-of-resources (oor) conditions in a data network
A system and method for advertising out-of-resources (OOR) conditions for entities, such as nodes, line cards and data links, in a manner that does not involve using a maximum cost to indicate the entity is “out-of-resources.” According to the technique, an OOR condition for an entity is advertised in one...

07/31/14 - 20140211630 - Managing packet flow in a switch faric
In a method for managing packet flow in a switch fabric comprising a plurality of fabric chips, wherein a packet comprises a counter, a determination as to whether the packet has been detoured around an unavailable fabric link and a determination as to whether the packet is making forward progress...

07/24/14 - 20140204746 - Openflow enabled wifi management entity architecture
System and method embodiments are provided to improve offloading traffic from mobile operators networks via a WiFi network. The embodiments also include schemes to offload traffic between WiFi networks. The embodiments include a network component comprising a WiFi management entity (WiME) configured to serve as an anchor point for a...

07/24/14 - 20140204747 - Systems and methods for configuring a network switch appliance
A method for use to configure a network switch device to implement a traffic flow configuration, the network switch device having a plurality of network ports and a plurality of instrument ports, the method includes: receiving instrument port information that identifies one or more of the instrument ports for the...

07/24/14 - 20140204748 - Arbitration of multiple-thousands of flows for convergence enhanced ethernet
In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to: receive a plurality of flows, each flow comprising packets of data, assign a service credit to each of the plurality of flows, assign a weight parameter to each...

07/24/14 - 20140204749 - Port-based fairness protocol for a network element
Methods and apparatuses for providing a fairness protocol in a network element are disclosed herein. In accordance with the disclosed fairness protocol, the average bandwidth of traffic sourced from each of a plurality of ingress ports is monitored. The largest bandwidth of traffic sourced from a port within a first...

07/24/14 - 20140204750 - Network management assembly for managing a flow of network management traffic
A network management assembly is disclosed for managing a flow of network management traffic across a network containing a plurality of discrete network domains. The assembly can include a first management terminal which is arranged to transmit network management traffic to each of the network domains via a respective first...

07/24/14 - 20140204751 - Dynamically assigning packet flows
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method includes accessing data of an egress packet belonging to a flow, storing data associating the flow with at least one queue based on a source of the data of the egress packet. The method also includes accessing an ingress packet...

07/24/14 - 20140204752 - Packet processing system processing packets by plural processors
A packet processing apparatus includes plural packet processors processing input packets constituting an input packet stream. A flow identification information manager holds flow identification information about flows included in the input packet stream. A flow assigner assigns each of the flows to one of the packet processors. A packet identifier...

07/24/14 - 20140204753 - Wireless communication device
A wireless communication device has a first wireless communication unit capable of performing wireless communication within a first communication distance, a second wireless communication unit capable of performing wireless communication within a second communication distance greater than the first communication distance, and a controller configured to assign at least a...

07/24/14 - 20140204754 - Method and apparatus for controlling traffic in wireless communication system
Provided is a method for transmitting traffic control information by an Evolved Node B (ENB) in a wireless communication system. The method includes transmitting congestion state information a traffic control node. The congestion state information is used to control traffic for a User Equipment (UE) that is accessing the ENB....

07/24/14 - 20140204755 - Apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks
An apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks is provided. A terminal for transmitting data to a plurality of wireless networks, includes a transmission rule storing unit to store a data transmission rule with respect to the plurality of wireless networks, a data dividing unit to divide first...

07/24/14 - 20140204756 - Communication speed control system
A communication speed control system to be placed between service providing servers on the Internet and smartphones, the communication speed control system including: a traffic storing unit a non-regulated IP address storing unit for registering IP addresses of the servers a packet reading unit for extracting an IP address of...

07/24/14 - 20140204757 - Wireless sensor network system
A wireless sensor network system includes: sensor terminals and a management terminal. A sensor terminal sends a join request at a first transmission power; and the management terminal calculates the traffic load of nodes on the reception path of the join request. If the number of hops and the traffic...

07/24/14 - 20140204758 - Multi-mode intelligent access method, device and system
A multi-mode intelligent access method, device and system are disclosed. The method includes that: a multi-mode mobile intelligent access device is added into a communication network; and the multi-mode mobile intelligent access device employs a way including flow mobility between different access networks, so as to enable a terminal to...

07/17/14 - 20140198647 - Link aggregation (lag) information exchange protocol
In one embodiment, a switch includes a processor adapted for executing logic, logic adapted for receiving link aggregation (LAG) information about a first peer switch, logic adapted for storing the LAG information about the first peer switch, and logic adapted for using the LAG information about the first peer switch...

07/17/14 - 20140198648 - Identification of data flows based on actions of quality of service policies
In one embodiment, a method comprises determining a Quality of Service (QoS) policier action for data packets belonging to a first flow of data packets received at an ingress interface of a network switching device, the QoS policier action based on one of multiple prescribed QoS classifications by a QoS...

07/17/14 - 20140198649 - Extended link aggregation (lag) for use in multiple switches
In one embodiment, a method for providing link aggregation (LAG) to heterogeneous switches includes receiving, at a switch controller, LAG requests forwarded by switches and determining that multiple LAG requests corresponding to a server have been received, grouping the multiple LAG requests into LAG groups according to a switch from...

07/17/14 - 20140198650 - Avoiding network address translaton in a mobile data network
A flow setup table in a basestation breakout component allows for servicing non-cacheable IP data flows at the breakout component without the need for network address translation. For each broken out IP flow at the breakout component, the flow setup table holds a mapping between tunnel IDs and the IP...

07/17/14 - - Network packet loss processing method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a network packet loss processing method and apparatus. The method in the present invention includes: comparing a value of a current congestion window of a network with a buffer threshold when a packet loss event is detected, where the buffer threshold is used to...

07/17/14 - 20140198652 - Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A scheduling system for a packet processing system is disclosed. The system can include a classification circuit connected to a memory bus and configurable to classify network packets, placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, a scheduling circuit for reordering the network packets received from the classification...

07/17/14 - 20140198653 - Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A method for scheduling packet processing is disclosed. The method can include classifying network packets based on session metadata and placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, with network packets transported to a classification circuit using a memory bus having a defined memory transport protocol, reordering network...

07/17/14 - 20140198654 - Communication monitor, prediction method, and recording medium
An importance degree prediction apparatus includes a path change determination unit that generates alarm path change information including path change information when a path is changed and an alarm developing when the path is changed in a network. The apparatus includes a reception unit that searches alarm path change information...

07/17/14 - 20140198655 - Enhanced local access in mobile communications using small node devices
A hybrid user equipment and small-node device data offloading architecture is provided. In this hybrid architecture, the small-node device includes a backhaul link to a telecommunication network and/or the Internet. The user equipment can send and receive data through the small-node device using the backhaul link....

07/17/14 - 20140198656 - Adaptive link aggregation and virtual link aggregation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch comprises a plurality of ports, a link management module, a forwarding module, and a link adaptation module. The link management module operates at least two ports of the plurality of ports of the switch to form a link aggregation....

07/17/14 - 20140198657 - Method, device, and base station for transmitting data, device, and base station
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device, and a base station for transmitting data. The method includes: receiving, by a base station, data sent by a core network, where the data is data that needs to be sent to a terminal and the terminal is a terminal...

07/17/14 - 20140198658 - Data communication apparatus, data transmission method, and computer system
Provided is a data communication apparatus which includes a transmission interval calculator configured to calculate an effective transfer speed of the data based on a difference between an actual arrival time at which response data to transmission data transmitted to the other data communication apparatus has arrived and a predictive...