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

Congestion Based Rerouting

Congestion Based Rerouting patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

03/20/14 - 20140078906 - Fusion of cellular and non-cellular communications
A method for wireless communications, includes determining capacity of a non-cellular wireless link associated with a wireless broadcast area, determining congestion of a cellular link associated with the wireless broadcast area, determining a sublayer of a protocol of the cellular link based on the determined non-cellular wireless capacity and the...

03/13/14 - 20140071827 - Solving network traffic congestion using device grouping
A method, system, and computer program product for solving a network traffic congestion problem are provided in the illustrative embodiments. Using an application executing using a processor and a memory in a data processing system, a congested network route section is selected from a set of congested network route sections....

03/13/14 - 20140071828 - Method and network device for transmitting data stream
A method and a network device for transmitting a data stream are provided in the embodiments of the present disclosure. The present disclosure relates to the field of communications, can ensure the effective transmission of the data stream, and enhances the quality of service of the network. The method for...

02/13/14 - 20140043979 - Opportunistic carrier aggregation for dynamic flow switching between radio access technologies
Systems and methods for opportunistic cross radio access technology (RAT) bandwidth allocation are disclosed. The system comprises wireless wide area network (WWAN) radio configured to be used as a primary cell (PCell) to communicate with a dual mode mobile wireless device on a licensed band and a wireless local area...

01/30/14 - 20140029437 - Information processing system, information processing method, and relay apparatus
An information processing system includes a relay apparatus configured to select a first route by an operation on the basis of a first address in a packet, and a computer configured to change, when congestion occurs in the first route, an address in the packet from the first address to...

01/09/14 - 20140010088 - Network congestion control
Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems include a router receiving a first network packet being transmitted across a network path from a first endpoint to a second endpoint, determining that the first network packet does not include a requested rate, modifying the first network packet to include a requested rate in...

01/02/14 - 20140003247 - Method, network node, and network system for offloading network traffic
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, network node, and network system for offloading network traffic. The method includes: obtaining link utilization information of a network; computing a shortest path and a second shortest path to a content source; selecting a light-load path from the shortest path and the...

10/24/13 - 20130279340 - Congestion control in packet switches
A method is provided for managing congestion of traffic in a packet switch, which comprises the steps of: providing more than two different congestion levels at the switch for handling traffic associated with at least two different priorities, one being a low priority traffic and another being a high priority...

10/24/13 - 20130279341 - Congestion notification element and method for congestion control
A congestion notification element for indicating a congestion status of a mesh node may include at least one field specifying a mesh destination for which an intra-mesh congestion control is to be applied. This may allow for forwarding data frames on paths that share some links but not the bottleneck...

10/03/13 - 20130258857 - System and method for hybrid telecommunication
A hybrid telecommunication system for providing data to a requesting mobile device has been disclosed. The system includes a base station server adapted to receive the data request signals. The base station server is adapted to sense the density of current data signals on the conventional wireless network and subsequently...

09/12/13 - 20130235729 - Information processing apparatus, congestion control method, and computer-readable recording medium
A TCP node stores a congestion window size before congestion is detected, the congestion window size limiting the amount of data to be transmitted. If congestion is detected, the TCP node reduces a current congestion window size to a predetermined size. If path switching subsequently occurs after congestion is detected,...

08/29/13 - 20130223228 - Resilient forwarding of packets with a per-customer edge (per-ce) label
In one embodiment, a packet switching device is configured to perform a lookup operation, based on a particular per-CE label (per-Customer Edge label) included in a particular packet, in a forwarding data structure for identifying forwarding information for the particular packet. When a corresponding outbound path is unavailable, a per-VRF...

08/22/13 - 20130215755 - Gateway data transmission method, device and system
A gateway data transmission method, device and system are provided, which relate to the field of communication, and involve solving data congestion in a dual mode gateway caused by occupation of resources of the dual mode gateway in existing gateway data transmission technology. The method provided in the present disclosure...

08/15/13 - 20130208598 - Communication system, control device, and node device
A wireless communication system is provided. A control device includes: a receiver configured to be able to receive information from radio frequency channels; a processor that judges whether a first channel is congested, and generates switchover instruction information when the first channel is judged to be congested; and a transmitter...

07/18/13 - 20130182575 - Systems and methods for automatically selecting a communication channel
In one embodiment, automatically selecting a local communication channel for downloading a block of data via a network includes downloading portions of the block of data using first and second communication channels, determining a bottleneck exists on one of the local communication channels or on a component upstream from the...

07/04/13 - 20130170357 - Application-server-assisted preemptive multicast bearer establishment for real-time low-latency applications
The disclosure is directed to preemptively establishing a multicast bearer. An embodiment determines whether adding a multicast session to a plurality of multicast bearers will exceed a high bandwidth threshold, requests setup of a new multicast bearer if adding the multicast session will exceed the high bandwidth threshold, and hosts...

07/04/13 - 20130170358 - Communication system and method for assisting with the transmission of tcp packets
A method for assisting with the transmission of TCP packets, which is used in a wireless communication system, including: receiving a plurality of TCP packets from a TCP packet sender and transmitting the TCP packets to a receiver proxy; transmitting a feedback packet to a sender proxy when receiving a...

06/27/13 - 20130163434 - Systems and methods for gateway relocation
Network operators have deployed multiple network devices to provide stable data services amid a rapid increase in data traffic. One way to balance data load among the multiple network devices is by distributing the user equipments across the multiple network devices using an explicit detach with reattach required procedure. However,...

06/27/13 - 20130163435 - Load balancing in a central conferencing routing server
Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for a conferencing routing service for managing and routing collaboration participants. In one embodiment, the conferencing routing service may maintain a database of...

06/20/13 - 20130155865 - Label switching or equivalent network multipath traffic control
A method, a device, and a storage medium provide for receiving packets; determining a traffic flow rate value pertaining to the packets; comparing the traffic flow rate value to a flow rate threshold value; selecting one or more candidate paths that are not bandwidth-aware; calculating a current available bandwidth for...

06/13/13 - 20130148507 - Apparatus and method for transmitting data to a wireless communication device
An apparatus estimates an influence rate at which transmission of data to a first wireless communication device is influenced by a second wireless communication device that is undetectable by means of carrier sense. The apparatus determines transmission quantity based on the estimated influence rate, and detects a congestion state of...

05/23/13 - 20130128745 - Multiple media fail-over to alternate media
The present invention is a system and method for failing over from a current network access medium to an alternative network access medium. A customer premises equipment (CPE) box has ports for connections to a network through several network access media, such as high speed cable connections, DSL connections and...

05/09/13 - 20130114413 - Decoupled and concurrent packet processing and packet buffering for load-balancing router architecture
A network component comprising a traffic manager (TM) configured to assign a unique identifier (ID) to a received packet, a splitter module configured to separate a header and a payload of the received packet, the splitter module further configured to attach the unique ID to each of the header and...

05/09/13 - 20130114414 - Hardware-based dynamic load balancing that avoids flow packet reordering statistically
A network component comprising a hash generator configured to generate a first hash value using a first hash function and a packet, and generate a second hash value using a second hash function and the packet, a memory comprising a first hash table related to the first hash function and...

04/25/13 - 20130100815 - Optimized network node selection
A device receives Internet protocol (IP) addresses and metrics associated with network nodes of a network, and stores the IP addresses and the metrics in a route table. The device receives, from a user equipment, a request to connect to the network, and determines a particular network node, of the...

04/25/13 - 20130100816 - Network congestion management based on communication delay
Embodiments determine communication delay along a network path between a source and a destination in a network. A target injection rate is calculated based on the determined delay and a predetermined maximum queuing delay threshold. Data packets are transmitted along the network path using an inter-packet delay that is based...

03/28/13 - 20130077495 - Differential forwarding in address-based carrier networks
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...

03/21/13 - 20130070603 - Link-state routing method for routing data streams in a meshed network comprising nodes connected by three-state links
A link-state routing method for routing a data stream in a meshed communications network comprising a plurality of nodes connected by links, at least one node of said network comprising a topology table which comprises at least one link, in which the node implements: a step of measuring a parameter...

02/28/13 - 20130051236 - Wireline nodal qos-based routing
A node of a packet switched telecommunications network includes a network interface unit which sends and, receives data from the network. The node includes a processing unit which performs real-time Quality of Service (QoS) measurements on the data and routes the data through the network interface to the network based...

02/28/13 - 20130051237 - Method of allocating bandwidth between zones according to user load and bandwidth management system thereof
A bandwidth management system includes a plurality of queues respectively corresponding to a plurality of zones. An enqueuing module receives network traffic from one or more incoming network interfaces, determines a belonging zone to which the network traffic belongs, and enqueues the network traffic on a queue corresponding to the...

02/21/13 - 20130044602 - Cell selection for multi-cell mimo transmission
A method for use in selecting a cell or cells, from amongst a set of cells in a cellular wireless network, for coordinated use in multi-cell multiple-input/multiple-output (MIMO) transmission so as to reduce feedback overhead, each cell of the said set having at least one MIMO channel characteristic which may...

01/24/13 - 20130021909 - Method for reserving capacity on a communication network link
A method for reserving capacity on a communication network link for guaranteed hit rate (GBR) and best effort (BE) traffic includes determining (s10) a dimensioned capacity DGBR for GBR traffic based on an expected GBR traffic load and one grade of service (GoS); determining (s20) a dimensioned capacity DTOT for...

12/27/12 - 20120327778 - Systems and methods for prioritizing and scheduling packets in a communication network
Systems and methods for providing a weight-based scheduling system that incorporates end-user application awareness are provided and can be used with scheduling groups that contain data streams from heterogeneous applications. Individual data queues within a scheduling group can be created based on application class, specific application, individual data streams or...

12/20/12 - 20120320752 - Control of packet transfer through a multipath session comprising a single congestion window
A device for controlling a transfer of a packet through a multipath session implementing the method is further disclosed....

12/20/12 - 20120320753 - Dynamic reroute of network traffic
In an example embodiment, a method is provided that receives a broadcast of available bandwidth from a first routing device. A congestion of traffic is detected along a downstream path to a second routing device. This second routing device is an immediate downstream neighbor. As such, an alternate path is...

11/15/12 - 20120287791 - Balancing load in a network, such as a data center network, using flow based routing
Load balancing is performed in a network using flow-based routing. For example, upon detection of a big flow, one or more alternative paths from a source host to a destination host in the network may be discovered by probing the network and generating, for each of the one or more...

11/08/12 - 20120281538 - Methods and apparatus to manage bypass paths in an internet protocol (ip) network
Methods and apparatus to manage bypass paths in an Internet protocol (IP) network are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein includes identifying an aggregation router source bandwidth to a first Internet protocol router exceeding a source threshold value, identifying a first value of the aggregation router bandwidth directed to a...

10/04/12 - 20120250514 - Information processing apparatus, parallel computer system, and control method of parallel computer system
An information processing apparatus connected to another information apparatus in a parallel computer system via a plurality of routes, includes: an arithmetic processing device to issue an instruction for collection of congestion information and for communication; a route information holding unit to hold route information for performing communication; a transmission...

10/04/12 - 20120250515 - Optimized layer-2 network switching systems and methods
An exemplary method includes monitoring a performance of at least one of a plurality of layer-2 network paths connecting a layer-2 network switch device to another layer-2 network switch device and selecting an optimal one of the plurality of layer-2 network paths over which to forward data traffic based on...

09/20/12 - 20120236726 - Buffer sizing for multi-hop networks
A cumulative buffer may be defined for an interference domain in a wireless mesh network and distributed among nodes in the network to maintain or improve capacity utilization of network resources in the interference domain without increasing packet queuing delay times. When an interference domain having communications links sharing resources...

09/06/12 - 20120224486 - Load-balancing via modulus distribution and tcp flow redirection due to server overload
A method, switch, and/or computer program product routes IP packet flows. An Ethernet switch receives an IP packet flow. Each of the packets in the IP packet flow has a header that contains a same 5-tuple. A load balancing control engine determines whether servers in a group of servers are...

08/30/12 - 20120218898 - Bandwidth utilization for equal cost multiple paths
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a packet at an upstream node in communication with a source and in communication with a downstream node through equal cost multiple paths including first and second multi-access networks, the packet transmitted on the first multi-access network and associated with a multicast group,...

08/30/12 - 20120218899 - Gateway device, mobile terminal, mobile communication method, and program
A gateway device connects a packet transfer device on a mobile high-speed network and a radio network controller on a mobile circuit-switched network via an IMS network, and if the gateway device receives from the packet transfer device a request signal for changing a bit rate of audio, the gateway...

08/16/12 - 20120207026 - Computer-readable medium storing communication control program, information processing device, and packet communication method
In an information processing device, a storage stores address information including an address assigned to one endpoint of a tunnel and another address assigned to the other endpoint of the tunnel (a plurality of addresses are set with respect to at least one of the two endpoints). A controller selects,...

08/02/12 - 20120195204 - Link policy routing based on link utilization
In one embodiment, a link utilization threshold is assigned to a first link. Link utilization of the first link and of one or more second links is monitored. The first link is considered to be out-of-policy (OOP) in the event that the link utilization of the first link surpasses the...

07/26/12 - 20120188876 - Smart connection manager
A telecommunication device configured to perform at least one of adjusting a network polling frequency, prompting a user to select one of a plurality of networks, automatically connecting to one of the networks, or automatically disconnecting from one of the networks is described herein. The telecommunication device performs the adjusting,...

07/12/12 - 20120176902 - System and method for dynamically balancing a maximum number of active remote device users between base stations
Both a system and method are provided for dynamically balancing a maximum number of active remote device users that can be serviced between first and second base stations transmitting data frames in a radio communication system when the carriers of the first and second base stations operate at different radio...

07/12/12 - 20120176903 - Non-uniform per-packet priority marker for use with adaptive protocols
A method, apparatus and computer program product for non-uniform per-packet priority marking for use with adaptive protocols is presented. A packet is received at a first network device, the packet assigned to a priority band. A priority is determined for the packet between a lowest priority of the priority band...

06/28/12 - 20120163178 - Multiple-algorithm congestion management
Methods and devices performing management of traffic on a single network device using plural congestion avoidance algorithms are provided. A traffic management method includes (i) separating an incoming traffic in sub-streams of traffic based on at least one characteristic, (ii) managing virtual queues corresponding to the sub-streams of traffic, using...

06/28/12 - 20120163179 - Method for processing traffic in unused band in an intermediate access point
A method for efficiently processing traffic in an intermediate access point such as a relay station is disclosed. To process traffic directed from one or more terminals to a base station, an intermediate access point supporting two or more communication scheme receives traffic from the one or more terminals according...

06/21/12 - 20120155276 - Dynamic expelling of child nodes in directed acyclic graphs in a computer network
In one embodiment, a parent node in a directed acyclic graph (DAG) in a computer network may detect congestion from its child nodes. In response, the parent node may determine particular child nodes to expel from the parent node based on the congestion, and notifies the expelled child nodes that...