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Multiplex Communications > Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control > Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network > Including Signaling Between Network Elements

Including Signaling Between Network Elements

Including Signaling Between Network Elements patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/18/14 - 20140269319 - Network per-flow rate limiting
A method of monitoring data flow in a network is provided. The method includes: configuring a data flow including a plurality of data packets by a switch controller, the switch controller configured to control routing through the switch and switch configuration, wherein configuring includes storing an indication of a flow...

09/18/14 - 20140269320 - Scalable flow and cogestion control with openflow
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...

09/18/14 - 20140269321 - Quantized congestion notification in a virtual networking system
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for quantized congestion notification in a virtual networking system comprising multiple virtual networks (VNs). Each VN comprises at least one virtual machine (VM) configured to generate one or more packet flows. Each packet of each packet flow is tagged with a congestion notification...

09/18/14 - 20140269322 - Cooperative radio access network with centralized base station baseband unit (bbu) processing pool
Embodiments of an enhanced Node B (eNB) configured for use in a cooperative radio access networks (C-RAN) and method for central baseband unit (BBU) processing are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the eNB may include a baseband unit (BBU) processing pool comprising a plurality of processing units. The BBU...

09/11/14 - 20140254385 - Facilitating network flows
In further embodiments, a system includes a switch that processes data for a first data link layer access network. The switch includes circuitry that identifies whether a received packet originated from a source device that shares the same network layer access layer as the switch. If the source device shares...

09/11/14 - 20140254386 - Method and system for resource coherency and analysis in a network
Systems, methods, and computer programs are presented for managing network traffic. A network switch includes a switch fabric and a resource coherency and analytics engine (RCAE) coupled to the switch fabric. The RCAE includes one or more virtualizable resource groups (VRGs) for managing network traffic flow across a plurality of...

09/04/14 - 20140247726 - Method and apparatus to reduce cumulative effect of dynamic metric advertisement in smart grid/sensor networks
The subject disclosure relates to a method for directing acyclic graph routing and management for Low power and Lossy Networks (LANs). A system may identify a gain factor that indicates a potential gain that can be obtained in link cost from a node in a network represented by a direct...

08/21/14 - 20140233389 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing a thinking diameter network architecture
The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for providing a thinking Diameter network architecture. A system for providing a thinking Diameter network architecture includes a network event listener for receiving information about network events and for providing a real time or predictive view of network...

08/21/14 - 20140233390 - Method and system for congestion avoidance in mobile communication networks
In a method for congestion avoidance in mobile communication networks, the mobile communication network includes a sender and a receiver, one located in a mobile network, the mobile network being connected to a network of the mobile communication network. Steps include: detecting congestion in a first communication plane of the...

08/21/14 - 20140233391 - Method in a base station, a base station, computer programs and computer readable means
The invention relates to a method 20 in a base station 2 of a communication system 1 comprising a transport network 7 interconnecting the base station 2 with at least a gateway node 8. The communication system 1 further comprises one or more user equipment 3, 4. The method 20...

08/21/14 - 20140233392 - Communication apparatus, communication system, communication control method, and program
A communication apparatus includes: a first table storing processing rules transmitted from the control apparatus; a packet processing unit processing an incoming packet based on a processing rule corresponding thereto among the processing rules stored in the first table; and a second table managing a predetermined condition for referring to...

08/21/14 - 20140233393 - Network system, front-end unit and control message transmission rate reducing method
A transmission rate of a control message between a switch and a switch controller can be reduced. A network system includes the switch which transfers a packet based on a switch flow table, the switch controller and a front-end unit which relays the control message between the switch controller and...

08/14/14 - 20140226488 - Extended priority for ethernet packets
A network device includes a packet ingress configured to receive packets from a network, and a packet processor configured to identify a first packet of the received packets as a double VLAN tagged packet with an extended priority profile. The packet processor is also configured to determine, based on P...

08/14/14 - 20140226489 - Wireless terminal device having network load reducing function, method for reducing network load thereof, and recording medium thereof
The present invention relates to a wireless terminal device having network load reducing function, a method for reducing network load thereof, and a recording medium thereof. The wireless terminal device having network load reducing function, according to the present invention, includes: a policy storage unit for receiving policy information, wherein...

08/07/14 - 20140219100 - Mobile user identification and tracking for load balancing in packet processing systems
Systems and methods are disclosed for mobile user identification and tracking for load balancing in packet processing systems. Packet processing systems, such as network tool optimizer (NTO) systems, are configured to receive packets associated with multiple mobile users, to extract user identification information from the packets, to store identity binding...

08/07/14 - 20140219101 - Feature extraction apparatus, and network traffic identification method, apparatus, and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a feature extraction apparatus, and a network traffic identification method, apparatus, and system. An unidentified data stream sent by a traffic identification apparatus is received, and behavior features of the unidentified data stream are extracted to obtain a traffic behavior feature of the unidentified...

08/07/14 - 20140219102 - Control unit and method for controlling the load in a mobile telecommunications network
A method and control nodes for controlling load-based handover in a mobile telecommunications network is proposed and at least one logical control node for controlling resources in said cell and at least one logical service node for controlling quality of service, wherein said logical service node comprises terminal instruction means...

07/24/14 - 20140204759 - Load balanced routing for low power and lossy networks
A node includes a receiver for receiving a first packet from a first node at a first time and a second packet from a second node at a second time, a processor for determining the first time and the second time and for comparing the first time with the second...

07/24/14 - 20140204760 - Optimizing traffic flows via mac synchronization when using server virtualization with dynamic routing
Techniques for optimizing traffic flows via MAC synchronization when server virtualization is used with dynamic routing are provided. In one embodiment, a first network device can store an interface MAC address of a second network device in an L2 forwarding table, where the first network device and the second network...

07/24/14 - 20140204761 - Optimizing traffic flows via dynamic routing protocol modifications when using server virtualization with dynamic routing
Techniques for optimizing traffic flows via dynamic routing protocol (DRP) modifications when server virtualization is used with dynamic routing are provided. In one embodiment, a network device can determine that it is part of a system of network devices acting as a virtual router. The network device can then transmit,...

07/17/14 - 20140198659 - Cell range expansion elasticity control
In some aspects, a method for carrying out load balancing between cells in a heterogeneous network includes measuring loads within macro clusters in the network. The method additionally includes identifying one or more macro clusters experiencing unbalanced load conditions, and sending balancing indicators to one or more cells in the...

07/17/14 - 20140198660 - Communication monitor, occurrence prediction method, and recording medium
A communication monitor includes a path change determining unit that generates path change information including a path change at the time of the path change in a network and an alarm at the time of the path change, and a collecting unit that collects traffic information of each path in...

07/17/14 - 20140198661 - Multicast traffic load balancing over virtual link aggregation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch comprises one or more ports, a link management module and a load balancing module. The link management module operates a port of the one or more ports of the switch in conjunction with a remote switch to form a...

07/10/14 - 20140192653 - Method and apparatus for controlling load allocation in cluster system
An apparatus for controlling load allocation in a cluster system includes a cluster module having a plurality of target nodes and a cluster power management module. The cluster power management module analyzes resource usage of the target nodes by monitoring the load states of the target nodes. The cluster power...

07/10/14 - 20140192654 - Network of media servers and a method of dynamically routing calls over the network of media servers
A communication system including one or more end points, each end point interconnected to a wireless network. The communication system also includes a media network system, the network system contains a registration server for registering device IDs of the end points in the communication system, a database for storing device...

07/10/14 - 20140192655 - Method and apparatus for diagnosing faults in a hybrid internet protocol network
An Ethernet switch can receive an internet protocol query packet generated by a receiver for collecting telemetry data between a source and the receiver in a multicast network, translate the internet protocol query packet to an Ethernet query packet, collect in the Ethernet query packet telemetry data from the Ethernet...

07/03/14 - 20140185449 - Creating packet flows to reduce redundancy
A System and method for creation and transport of flows. The method includes transmitting an ADDFLOW request to a receiver to add the flow to the wireless network. The method also includes receiving a response message indicating that the flow will be added to the wireless network and delivering the...

07/03/14 - 20140185450 - Apparatus for a high performance and highly available multi-controllers in a single sdn/openflow network
A method for distributing routing instructions to a plurality of nodes within an OpenFlow Software Defined Network (SDN) using a logically centralized multi-controller that comprises a plurality of controllers, wherein the method comprises receiving a plurality of incoming data packets, storing a plurality of current flow tables, queuing the incoming...

07/03/14 - 20140185451 - Low pass filter for hierarchical pipelined distributed scheduling traffic manager
A method is implemented by a network element to provide scalable hierarchical traffic management (HTM) over a plurality of network layers for a network and eliminate priority leaking caused by quick loopback batch scheduling that analyzes a subset of network layers to shorten processing time and resource requirements when the...

07/03/14 - 20140185452 - Flow control methods and systems for use with a wireless network
An exemplary method includes an interface device 1) detecting a request provided by a user device for a server to transmit data to the user device by way of a base station and a wireless network that connects the user device to the base station, 2) pre-fetching, in response to...

07/03/14 - 20140185453 - A method for avoiding network congestion and an apparatus thereof
A method for avoiding a network congestion at a network includes an aggregator and a plurality of workers, wherein the plurality of workers share the same bottleneck link to the aggregator. The method includes counting a number of connections between the aggregator and the worker, and adjusting a window size...

06/26/14 - 20140177444 - Protocol for allocating upstream slots over a link in a point-to-multipoint communication system
A system for controlling a contention state for a communication link between a base station controller and customer premises equipment in point-to-multipoint communication. The contention state is controlled using a state machine, which includes a grant pending absent state in which a unicast request slot is maintained open for use...

06/26/14 - 20140177445 - Hybrid arq system with a snapshot feedback mechanism for interference prone wireless networks
An IP packet transmission system is disclosed and more specifically it is a system using a hybrid ARQ method including a sliding purge window and having the transmitter opportunistically piggy-back a snapshot of the transmitter's transmit/send window in data frames. When the receiver receives this snapshot the receiver can compare...

06/26/14 - 20140177446 - Inter-apn routing flow distribution
For Inter-APN routing flow distribution, a step of receiving, by a UE from a server, an Inter-System Routing Policy (ISRP) rule that comprises flow distribution rules for at least one of a For Flow Based flow distribution container used for IP Flow Mobility (IFOM), a For Service Based flow distribution...

06/19/14 - 20140169172 - Dynamic in-band service control mechanism in mobile network
A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for transmitting signaling information within payload traffic. For example, the method parses a certificate received from a service provider to obtain service imprint information associated with a mobile service, inserts a service control parameter derived from the service imprint information into a packet...

06/12/14 - 20140160937 - Common radio resource control for cellular radio and wifi
A method and system for combined control and management of radio resources of a cellular radio network and a WiFi network are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method includes performing, by a combined radio resource control unit, radio resource control functions controlling utilization of radio resources of the cellular...

06/12/14 - 20140160938 - Method, apparatus and system for moving wireless terminals in mobility management serving node pool
The invention discloses a method for moving a wireless terminal in a mobility management serving node pool comprising at least a source mobility management serving node and a target mobility management serving node, comprising: initiating, from the source mobility management serving node, a first subscriber context procedure to inform the...

06/05/14 - 20140153398 - Single bearer network connection establishment
A first device may establish a connection with a user device via a particular bearer associated with multiple policies for corresponding data flows. The first device may also receive a first data packet associated with a first data flow; apply, to the first data flow, a first policy of the...

05/29/14 - 20140146680 - Power control method, base station and terminal equipment
A power control including: determining by a macro base station a dormant cell to be activated based on a measurement report; and transmitting an activation request to the base station of the dormant cell to be activated, the activation request including a cell ID of the dormant cell to be...

05/22/14 - 20140140215 - Method and apparatus for providing queue delay overload control
A method and apparatus for handling an overload condition in a communication network are disclosed. For example, the method calculates a call target rate by at least one core signaling network element for at least one edge signaling network element. The method then sends the call target rate by the...

05/15/14 - 20140133310 - Method for extracting features from a flow of digital video frames, and corresponding system and computer program product
In an embodiment, digital video frames in a flow are subjected to a method of extraction of features including the operations of: extracting from the video frames respective sequences of pairs of keypoints/descriptors limiting to a threshold value the number of pairs extracted for each frame; sending the sequences extracted...

05/08/14 - 20140126377 - Data burst communication techniques for mobile communication devices operating in packet data sessions
A mobile device experiences a condition where a time overlap exists between a packet data burst being communicated over a packet data channel of a serving cell and broadcast data burst being communicated over a broadcast control channel of a neighbor cell. The mobile device sets its RF receiver to...

05/01/14 - 20140119191 - Network management apparatus and method
A disclosed network management method includes: when the number of multicast domains in a network exceeds a predetermined threshold, setting one new multicast domain for at least a part of plural multicast domains based on an inclusion relationship among the plural multicast domains; and transmitting to a relay apparatus, data...

05/01/14 - 20140119192 - Mobile communication method, mobile communication system and radio base station
When congestion in an eNB is detected, effective utilization of resources is achieved by adjusting not only a data flow rate in an EPS-RAB but also a band of a core network bearer corresponding with the EPS-RAB. A mobile communication method according to an embodiment includes a step A of...

04/24/14 - 20140112149 - Closed loop end-to-end qos on-chip architecture
An apparatus includes an output configured to output data to a communication path of an interconnect for routing to a target and a rate controller configured to control a rate of the output data. The rate controller is configured to control the rate in response to feedback information from the...

04/24/14 - 20140112150 - Method for providing quality of service in software-defined networking based network and apparatus using the same
Disclosed is a Quality of Service (QoS) providing method and apparatus in a software-defined networking (SDN) based network, the QoS providing method including receiving a first packet of a predetermined flow, searching for forwarding information corresponding to the packet and QoS rule information corresponding to the packet in a forwarding...

04/17/14 - 20140105026 - Adaptive rate control in a communications system
The invention relates to a method for controlling a bit-rate of a session in a packet-switched communications system where multiple sessions are set-up via a shared resource. A current bit-rate of the session is compared to a bit-rate range valid for the session to determine a distance from the position...

04/17/14 - 20140105027 - Transmission priority paths in mesh networks
In one embodiment, a node may determine a trigger for establishing transmission priority on a path through a shared-media communication network for priority traffic to a particular node. As such, the node may generate a path clear message (PCM) that would instruct one or more receiving nodes along the path...

04/10/14 - 20140098672 - Method for processing congestion and network device
The present invention provides a method for processing congestion and a network device. When a first network device detects congestion, the first network device acquires a data packet from a buffer queue of the first network device, where the data packet is sent by a congestion source device and includes...

04/03/14 - 20140092745 - Link adaptation for a multi-hop route in a wireless mesh network
Systems and methods for link adaptation for a multi-hop route in a wireless mesh network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless mesh network includes network nodes in a route through the wireless mesh network. The network nodes determine a bottleneck information flow rate for the route based on backward...

04/03/14 - 20140092746 - System and method for response frame type indication
Embodiments are provided for indicating response frame types according to response frame durations in a wireless network. The embodiments include defining a plurality of response frame types in accordance to different transmission durations. The different response frame types are assigned corresponding indication values. When transmitting a current frame to a...

04/03/14 - 20140092747 - Data communication method and data communication system
A data communication method includes determining by a first terminal apparatus that is included among plural terminal apparatuses capable of direct communication with one another, whether a communication volume of data received from a second terminal apparatus that is included among the terminal apparatuses exceeds a processable communication volume; and...