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Congestion Based Rerouting

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Traffic splitting based on latency between cells
12/11/14 - 20140362704 - Systems and techniques for traffic splitting based on latency between cells are herein described. At an eNodeB, a transmission path latency for a portion of a transmission path between the eNodeB and a user equipment (UE) may be measured via a secondary eNodeB when the UE is dually connected to...

Load-balancing algorithms for data center networks
12/11/14 - 20140362705 - Multipath load-balancing algorithms, which can be used for data center networks (DCNs), are provided. A multipath load-balancing algorithm can be, for example, a distributed multipath load-balancing algorithm or a centralized multipath load-balancing algorithm. Algorithms of the subject invention can be used for, e.g., hierarchical DCNs and/or fat-tree DCNs. Algorithms of...

Vxlan based multicasting systems having improved load distribution
12/04/14 - 20140355450 - A virtual extensible local area network (“VXLAN”) system includes servers having VXLAN tunnel end points (“VTEP”) and virtual machines (“VMs”), multiple routers to transmit network data using bidirectional groups (“BIDIRs”) and rendezvous points (“RPs”), and an associated management and provisioning entity (“MPE”) adapted to arrange BIDIRs dynamically based upon network...

Conditional routing technique
11/20/14 - 20140341042 - A technique for controlling network routing in a network (100) is provided. The network (100) includes a first end node (102) and a second end note (104). The end nodes are connectable along a first routing path (106) by at least one link (113). The network (100) further provides a...

Systems and methods for traffic-aware medium access selection
11/06/14 - 20140328183 - Diverse traffic types can be efficiently communicated in a simultaneous manner by dynamically selecting between contention-based and scheduling-based media access control (MAC) communication schemes. Such a mechanism may be particularly beneficial in networks having a contention-based access resources and scheduling based access resources. Contention-based resources and scheduling based resources may...

Radio station and method of processing user data with radio station
11/06/14 - 20140328184 - A radio station (1) includes a first part (1A) and a second part (1B). The second part (1B) can be arranged so as to be physically separated from the first part (1A) and is connected to the first part (1A) via a transmission line (40) so as to be able...

System and method for transmitting data in a network
10/30/14 - 20140321287 - A system and method for transmitting data in a network includes the steps of determining a traffic congestion variable of a data transmission node arranged to receive data from one or more source nodes of the network; using the traffic congestion variable to select a preferred transmission mode for use...

Wireless communication system and traffic control method thereof
10/30/14 - 20140321288 - A data traffic control method and system is provided for controlling data transmission amount efficiently in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system. The traffic control method of the present invention includes monitoring to detect overload of traffic by checking radio resource usage periodically; checking, when traffic overload is detected, a...

Methods and devices in an ip network for congestion control
10/30/14 - 20140321289 - The invention relates to a method in a packet forwarding device 2 in an Internet Protocol, IP, network 10 for congestion control. The method 30 comprises: receiving 31 an IP packet 20 originating from a first network node 11 and addressed to a second network node 3; determining 32 a...

Method and apparatus for controlling congestion of network equipment
10/16/14 - 20140307558 - A method of controlling congestion of network equipment that connects networks with each other, includes determining a type of congestion based on a location of the network equipment; and identifying a network connection section having a strong possibility of occurrence of congestion based on the type of congestion, and setting...

Bandwidth on-demand adaptive routing
09/18/14 - 20140269324 - An adaptive router anticipates possible future congestion and enables selection of an alternative route before the congestion occurs, thereby avoiding the congestion. The adaptive router may use a primary route until it predicts congestion will occur. The adaptive router measures packet traffic volume, such as flit volume, on a primary...

Bypassing congestion points in a converged enhanced ethernet fabric
09/18/14 - 20140269325 - Embodiments relate to bypassing congestion points in a network. An aspect includes sampling queues of a plurality of switches in a network. When packet congestion is detected at a congestion point of a first switch, the packet flow contributing to the packet congestion is identified. A congestion notification message indicating...

Dynamic congestion control
09/18/14 - 20140269326 - A system and method is disclosed for moving between delay sensing and packet loss based congestion control states. In connection with communicating over a network by sending and receiving data, one or more network devices automatically selects between a first and a second congestion control state for the sending and...

Mobile network operating method
09/18/14 - 20140269327 - A mobile network configuration 800 includes a plurality of mobile computing devices B, C, D each operating one or more cellular network interfaces to connect with one or more cellular networks 805 that provide a gateway 815 to a Wide Area Network (WAN) 515. Each mobile computing device B, C,...

Channel bonding for multiple communication systems
08/28/14 - 20140241166 - Described is a method of managing the bonding of transmissions over a legacy transmission system and over a new transmission system, the legacy transmission system comprising a legacy Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS), the new transmission system comprising a new CMTS and configured to transmit data using a new mode,...

Hybrid cable-wireless system
08/28/14 - 20140241167 - Disclosed are methods and system for managing transmission of data between a hub and a receiver, the hub connected to the receiver by a first transport medium, and the hub connected to the receiver by a wireless network, the method comprising receiving a request from the receiver to transmit data...

Mixed centralized/distributed algorithm for risk mitigation in sparsely connected networks
08/07/14 - 20140219103 - In one embodiment, techniques are shown and described relating to a mixed centralized/distributed algorithm for risk mitigation in sparsely connected networks. In particular, in one embodiment, a management node determines one or more weak point nodes in a shared-media communication network, where a weak point node is a node traversed...

Adaptive routing using inter-switch notifications
07/31/14 - 20140211631 - A method includes receiving in a network switch of a communication network communication traffic that originates from a source node and arrives over a route through the communication network traversing one or more preceding network switches, for forwarding to a destination node. In response to detecting in the network switch...

System and methods for load placement in data centers
06/26/14 - 20140177447 - A system for operating information handling systems forming a network including a plurality of switches is provided. The system includes an open flow controller coupled to each of the plurality of switches; a plurality of links, each link configured to transmit data packets between two switches from the plurality of...

Method for data transmission, offload point device, user equipment and system
06/26/14 - 20140177448 - The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for data transmission, an offload point device, a user equipment and a system. The method includes: updating, when a first air interface is unavailable, connection context information corresponding to service(s) of a user equipment on the first air interface, wherein the...

Network congestion management by packet circulation
06/19/14 - 20140169173 - Methods, apparatus, and networks configured to manage network congestion using packet recirculation. The networks employ network elements (e.g., Rbridges in Layer 2 networks and switches/routers in Layer 3 networks) that are configured to support multi-path forwarding under which packets addressed to the same destination may be routed via multiple paths...

Multipath communication in a network
06/19/14 - 20140169174 - Ways of sending data over a network over a single path or over multiple parallel paths on an as-needed basis depending upon network conditions, and/or other factors, are described. For example, if a computing device detects sufficient jitter and/or latency at one or more network interfaces, the data may be...

Information processing method, information processing circuit, and information processing apparatus
06/19/14 - 20140169175 - A method includes scheduling a packet to be transmitted to a second relay device instead of a first relay device, when a plurality of packets actually transmitted or to be transmitted under a rule, which causes the packets to dispersively pass through different relay devices when destination addresses of the...

Systems and methods optimizing backhaul transport
06/12/14 - 20140160939 - Systems and methods optimizing backhaul transport with respect to communication systems through the use of a heterogeneous backhaul link configuration and corresponding implementation of backhaul link path selection control to provide traffic offloading for traffic congestion mitigation are disclosed. Heterogeneous backhaul link configurations may include one or more backhaul links...

Network system, offload apparatus and traffic control method for network system
06/12/14 - 20140160940 - A network system including: a first and second radio base station apparatuses which are connectable with a mobile station apparatus; a first network which accommodates the first and second radio base station apparatuses; a first offload apparatus which relays packet data, and transmits to a second network a portion of...

Detection and prevention of heavy congestion in a wireless network
05/29/14 - 20140146681 - Detection and prevention of heavy congestion in a wireless network is disclosed herein. Radio links are monitored and if the number of radio links reaches a first threshold level, one or more network parameters are modified in order shrink a cell footprint and/or to control cell reselection. The monitored radio...

Wireless network optimization appliance
05/08/14 - 20140126378 - Methods and apparatus are provided for wireless network optimization. Wireless network traffic is optimized by receiving redirected traffic based on one or more configuration rules; and applying the redirected traffic to a protocol optimizer that optimizes the wireless network traffic based on one or more optimization rules. A management interface...

Wireless network optimization appliance
05/08/14 - 20140126379 - Methods and apparatus are provided for wireless network optimization. Wireless network traffic is optimized by receiving redirected traffic based on one or more configuration rules; and applying the redirected traffic to a protocol optimizer that optimizes the wireless network traffic based on one or more optimization rules. A management interface...

Method for dynamic load balancing of network flows on lag interfaces
05/01/14 - 20140119193 - A method is implemented by a network element to improve load sharing for a link aggregation group by redistributing data flows to less congested ports in a set of ports associated with the link aggregation group. The network element receives a data packet in a data flow at an ingress...

Routing under heavy loading
05/01/14 - 20140119194 - According to the invention, a delivery network for assisting delivery of content objects over an Internet is disclosed. The delivery network includes a network outlet, an interface and a routing function. The network outlet is coupled to a plurality of full-route networks, where each of the plurality of full-route networks...

3rd generation direct tunnel (3gdt) optimization
04/24/14 - 20140112151 - Example embodiments presented herein are directed towards a system, and corresponding method, for determining 3rd Generation Direct Tunnel (3GDT) usage based on the payload usage of a user....

Fusion of cellular and non-cellular communications
03/20/14 - 20140078906 - 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...

Solving network traffic congestion using device grouping
03/13/14 - 20140071827 - 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....

Method and network device for transmitting data stream
03/13/14 - 20140071828 - 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...

Opportunistic carrier aggregation for dynamic flow switching between radio access technologies
02/13/14 - 20140043979 - 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...

Information processing system, information processing method, and relay apparatus
01/30/14 - 20140029437 - 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...

Network congestion control
01/09/14 - 20140010088 - 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...

Method, network node, and network system for offloading network traffic
01/02/14 - 20140003247 - 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...

Congestion control in packet switches
10/24/13 - 20130279340 - 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...

Congestion notification element and method for congestion control
10/24/13 - 20130279341 - 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...

System and method for hybrid telecommunication
10/03/13 - 20130258857 - 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...

Information processing apparatus, congestion control method, and computer-readable recording medium
09/12/13 - 20130235729 - 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,...

Resilient forwarding of packets with a per-customer edge (per-ce) label
08/29/13 - 20130223228 - 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...

Gateway data transmission method, device and system
08/22/13 - 20130215755 - 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...

Communication system, control device, and node device
08/15/13 - 20130208598 - 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...

Systems and methods for automatically selecting a communication channel
07/18/13 - 20130182575 - 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...

Application-server-assisted preemptive multicast bearer establishment for real-time low-latency applications
07/04/13 - 20130170357 - 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...

Communication system and method for assisting with the transmission of tcp packets
07/04/13 - 20130170358 - 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...

Systems and methods for gateway relocation
06/27/13 - 20130163434 - 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,...

Load balancing in a central conferencing routing server
06/27/13 - 20130163435 - 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...

Label switching or equivalent network multipath traffic control
06/20/13 - 20130155865 - 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...

Apparatus and method for transmitting data to a wireless communication device
06/13/13 - 20130148507 - 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...

Multiple media fail-over to alternate media
05/23/13 - 20130128745 - 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...

Decoupled and concurrent packet processing and packet buffering for load-balancing router architecture
05/09/13 - 20130114413 - 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...

Hardware-based dynamic load balancing that avoids flow packet reordering statistically
05/09/13 - 20130114414 - 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...

Optimized network node selection
04/25/13 - 20130100815 - 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...

Network congestion management based on communication delay
04/25/13 - 20130100816 - 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...

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

Link-state routing method for routing data streams in a meshed network comprising nodes connected by three-state links
03/21/13 - 20130070603 - 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...

Wireline nodal qos-based routing
02/28/13 - 20130051236 - 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...

Method of allocating bandwidth between zones according to user load and bandwidth management system thereof
02/28/13 - 20130051237 - 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...

Cell selection for multi-cell mimo transmission
02/21/13 - 20130044602 - 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...

Method for reserving capacity on a communication network link
01/24/13 - 20130021909 - 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...

Systems and methods for prioritizing and scheduling packets in a communication network
12/27/12 - 20120327778 - 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...

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

Dynamic reroute of network traffic
12/20/12 - 20120320753 - 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...

Balancing load in a network, such as a data center network, using flow based routing
11/15/12 - 20120287791 - 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...

Methods and apparatus to manage bypass paths in an internet protocol (ip) network
11/08/12 - 20120281538 - 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...

Information processing apparatus, parallel computer system, and control method of parallel computer system
10/04/12 - 20120250514 - 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...

Optimized layer-2 network switching systems and methods
10/04/12 - 20120250515 - 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...

Buffer sizing for multi-hop networks
09/20/12 - 20120236726 - 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...