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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.

11/20/14 - 20140341041 - Device triggering and apn-based congestion control
The present invention relates to device triggering in case of a congestion control. A triggering server transmits a device trigger request to a terminal over a communication network including a serving network node. The network node evaluates whether the connection can be established from the terminal to the server, including...

11/13/14 - 20140334311 - Symmetrical latency with tdm circuit emulated service
A method and system are provided for allowing time-alignment of teleprotection measurements of power signals. Teleprotection observations are communicated between teleprotection ends through a packet switched network. At each end of a teleprotection segment, a teleprotection device communicates with the network through a router providing CES and located at the...

11/06/14 - 20140328182 - Controlling data offload in response to feedback information
A first wireless access network node receives feedback information from a second wireless access network node that performs data offload for the first wireless access node. The feedback information relates to one or more of a radio resource usage, a buffer condition, a hardware resource usage or a link quality....

10/30/14 - 20140321285 - Distributed network test system
There are disclosed a system, a test head and a method for testing a device under test. Two or more test heads may be mated directly with respective connectors on the device under test. Each test head may include a traffic generator including a stateless packet builder to generate stateless...

10/30/14 - 20140321286 - Method and apparatus for dynamic adjustment of uplink transmission time
Systems and methods for dynamically adjusting the transmission time interval (TTI) for a communications system are presented. The described aspects provide for dynamically adjusting the TTI in a communication session between a base station or nodeB and a wireless device or user equipment between a shorter TTI, which can provide...

10/23/14 - 20140313898 - Method for delivering emergency traffic in software defined networking networks and apparatus for performing the same
Disclosed are a method for delivering emergency traffic in a SDN based network and an apparatus performing the same. A method for delivering emergency traffic, performed in a controller, may comprise generating an emergency code for delivering the emergency traffic when an emergency state corresponding to a predefined type occurs;...

10/23/14 - 20140313899 - System and method of automatically configuring i-sids in gmpls controlled ethernet provider backbone bridged networks
A system and method of automatically configuring a Service Instance Identifier (I-SID) in a Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) controlled network. The method begins by identifying a specific I-SID for a specific service in the GMPLS controlled network. Next, the identified I-SID is automatically configured within a Backbone Edge Bridge...

10/23/14 - 20140313900 - Signaling message prioritization
Methods, system, and articles are described herein for receiving and prioritizing a plurality of signaling messages based at least on classifications of the signaling messages. At least a number of the signaling messages are processed in order of priority, the number processed being based at least on a volume of...

10/23/14 - 20140313901 - Wireless access point assignment
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to wireless access point assignment. In one embodiment, a client device is assigned to a wireless access point. For example, the client device may be assigned to the wireless access point based on network traffic associated with the client device. The client device may be assigned...

10/16/14 - 20140307555 - Flow control credits for priority in lossless ethernet
In one embodiment, a system includes an initiator port adapted to receive a traffic flow having a plurality of packets and a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to classify the traffic flow into a traffic class based on at least...

10/16/14 - 20140307556 - System and method for a control plane reference model framework
Embodiments are provided for implementing control plane functionality to configure a data plane at a plurality of network nodes. A software defined topology (SDT) component is configured to determine a data plane logical topology indicating a plurality of selected nodes and a logical architecture connecting the selected nodes. The data...

10/16/14 - 20140307557 - Multicast to unicast conversion technique
A technique allows stations to utilize an equal share of resources (e.g., airtime or throughput). This prevents slow stations from consuming too many resources (e.g., using up too much air time). Fairness is ensured by selective dropping after a multicast packet is converted to unicast. This prevents slow stations from...

10/09/14 - 20140301208 - Systems and methods for generating and decoding short control frames in wireless communications
Systems, methods, and devices for communicating short control frames are described herein. In some aspects, a method of wireless communication includes generating a control frame comprising a contention free end (CF-end) frame, the CF-end frame comprising a physical layer preamble having a type field, the type field including an indicator...

10/09/14 - 20140301209 - Method of controlling congestion for contention access network
A method of controlling congestion in a communications network comprising a plurality of terminals, comprises the steps of: receiving a message or a message fragment at a given instant; evaluating the number of terminals currently sending; defining a congestion window, of duration ΔTf configured so as to be proportional to...

10/02/14 - 20140293795 - Qoe optimization in wireless networks
A load balancing method in a WLAN having access points (20, 21, 22) each providing service to terminals (10, 11, 12) which are within range of the access points and associated with the access points, the method comprising identifying (S10, S12) overloaded access points, unsatisfied terminals and under-loaded access points;...

10/02/14 - 20140293796 - Method and apparatus for controlling congestion in wireless communication system
A method and an apparatus for controlling congestion by an Evolved Node B (ENB) in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving a message including congestion notification required indication from a core network node of the wireless communication system, determining whether a congestion notification on the packet...

10/02/14 - 20140293797 - Computer system, communications control device, and control method for computer system
In a case where data is output, a transmission node number stored by a transmission node number storing unit is updated. As a result of comparison between a transmission node number included in data input by an input unit and the transmission node number stored by the transmission node number...

09/25/14 - 20140286171 - Node, communication method, and communication system
A node in an ad-hoc network includes a memory unit storing a concatenated counter value including an erasure counter value and a transmission counter value for the node; and a processor configured to: add one to the transmission counter value, when the node transmits data to another node in the...

09/25/14 - 20140286172 - Network-based service for the repair of ip multicast sessions
A system and method are disclosed for the repair of IP multicast sessions. A repair server polls multiple transmit servers to accumulate as many of the packets missing from the multicast session as possible. A network includes a source of multicast packets in a multicast session and a plurality of...

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...