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Multiplex Communications > Pathfinding Or Routing > Combined Circuit Switching And Packet Switching > Routing Packets Through A Circuit Switching Network

Routing Packets Through A Circuit Switching Network

Routing Packets Through A Circuit Switching Network patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/28/14 - 20140241344 - Direct updating of network delay in synchronization packets
A method includes receiving in a network element a packet, which includes a delay field that indicates an overall time delay accumulated by the packet until arriving at the network element. Upon receiving the packet, an interim value is substituted in the delay field. The interim value is indicative of...

08/28/14 - 20140241345 - Source routing with fabric switches in an ethernet fabric network
In one embodiment, a system includes a network fabric having a plurality of fabric switches interconnected in the network fabric and a switch controller having logic adapted to configure the network fabric, determine one or more paths through the network fabric between any two hosts connected thereto, and create a...

07/10/14 - 20140192801 - Multi-tier switch interface unit arbiter
Systems and methods for arbitrating among traffic from a coherence point to a switch fabric. A multi-level arbiter is used to avoid starvation while providing fairness and high bandwidth on the connection path between the coherence point and the switch fabric. A first level of arbitration selects packets with enough...

07/03/14 - 20140185611 - Distributed packet switching in a source routed cluster server
A cluster compute server includes nodes coupled in a network topology via a fabric that source routes packets based on location identifiers assigned to the nodes, the location identifiers representing the locations in the network topology. Host interfaces at the nodes may be associated with link layer addresses that do...

03/27/14 - 20140086237 - Method for virtual multicast group ids
Application MGIDs defining virtual groups of output destinations are assigned by applications and appended to packets to specify on a per-application basis how packets associated with the application should be handed by a network element. The application MGIDs are mapped to single system MGID number space prior to being passed...

03/27/14 - 20140086238 - Data device to speech service bridge
The present invention provides a data device to speech service bridge. The bridge allows packet-based devices, such as, for example, the PDA and 2.5/3G cellular phone, to access voice services....

03/13/14 - 20140071982 - Clock synchronization over a switched fabric
Devices and methods for synchronizing devices over a switched fabric. A master device maintains a global time, determines a mapping between the global time and a counter of a switch over a memory-mapped fabric, and sends the mapping to a slave device. A slave device maintains a local time, determines...

03/06/14 - 20140064269 - High-performance routers with multi-stage, multi-layer switching and single-stage shared buffering
The subject specification comprises techniques employing multi-stage multi-layer switches for packet switching using fully shared buffers with a scalable switch fabric. A switch component includes a set of input modules (IMs) of switches that receive packets and are associated with a set of central modules (CMs) of switches that are...

02/27/14 - 20140056298 - Global vlans for fabric switches
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a virtual local area network (VLAN) configuration module. During operation, the VLAN configuration module maps local resources of the switch and/or locally coupled end device information to a global VLAN identifier, wherein the global VLAN is persistent across...

01/30/14 - 20140029608 - Fibre channel host virtualization
A method for fibre channel (FC) host virtualization includes determining a virtual N_Port identification (ID) that is assigned and used by a host to route a frame from the host to a switch of a FC storage area network (SAN) fabric, and determining a FC SAN fabric based location N_Port...

01/23/14 - 20140023068 - Controller area network communications using ethernet
Systems and methods for implementing controller area network (CAN) communications between CAN nodes using Ethernet are provided. An Ethernet switch includes ports, each of which is configured to receive an Ethernet data packet (EDP) from a CAN node. Each EDP includes a CAN message, which includes an identification (ID) of...

11/28/13 - 20130315232 - Heterogeneous media packet bridging
Methods and systems for bridging network packets transmitted over heterogeneous media channels are provided. According to one embodiment, a network device comprises network interfaces (netmods), including a first and second set operable to receive packets encapsulated within a first and second set of media transmissions, respectively, and each having a...

10/31/13 - 20130287017 - Method for controlling data stream switch and relevant equipment
Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method for controlling data stream switch and a relevant equipment. The method includes: obtaining bandwidth demand information of a data stream; calculating a BWM according to the bandwidth demand information, the physical bandwidth of at least one ingress port and at least one...

10/24/13 - 20130279500 - Switch module
A switching module can route packets between a network fabric and a local network, both of which form a closed network such as a vehicular network. The switching module provides local network management functions, and handles packet transfers between the local network and the network fabric. The switching module uses...

10/10/13 - 20130266005 - Hitless switchover bandwidth sharing in a communication network
Described is a node comprising a switch fabric and first and second ingress modules. The first ingress module receives a first stream of packets from a first physical path through the network; forwards a copy of the first stream of packets to an intermodule communication channel; selects packets from the...

10/03/13 - 20130259033 - Gid capable switching in an infiniband fabric
Methods, systems, and apparatus for extending the size of Infiniband subnets using GID switching in an Infiniband fabric. An Infiniband subnet is defined to include multiple local identifier (LID) domains, each including multiple nodes interconnected via one or more LID switches. In turn, the LID domains are interconnected via one...

09/19/13 - 20130242983 - Servers, switches, and systems with virtual interface to external network connecting hardware and integrated networking driver
Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for networking communications. One method includes an operation for receiving a packet in a first format by a virtual driver providing a communications interface of a first type (CI1), the first format being for CI1. Further, the method includes an operation for encapsulating...

08/29/13 - 20130223438 - Methods and systems for managing distributed media access control address tables
Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for switching a network packet. One method includes operations for receiving a packet having a media access control (MAC) address, and for switching the packet by a first packet switching device (PSD) when the MAC address is present in a first memory. Further,...

06/27/13 - 20130163591 - Methods and apparatus for a distributed fibre channel control plane
In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a management module configured to assign a unique set of identifiers to each network control entity from a set of network control entities. As a result, a network control entity from the set of network control entities can assign an identifier from its unique...

06/06/13 - 20130142195 - Computer system fabric switch
A fabric switch includes ports, a location function, component, and a routing function component. Packets are received and forwarded via the ports. The location function component provides for determining a location of routing information within a received packet of rooting information based at least in part on the input port...

04/18/13 - 20130094498 - Dynamic packet routing
Dynamic packet routing based on fabric awareness information is presented. Networking nodes in a networking fabric observe environmental properties across the fabric. When differences in environment properties between portions of the fabric are detected, differences in power consumption costs for example, the fabric generates corresponding routing tables. The networking nodes...

03/28/13 - 20130077621 - System and method for a virtual chassis system
A virtual chassis system includes a plurality of network nodes configured with a master virtual chassis address. The network nodes are connected by virtual fabric link (VFLs) that provide a connection for exchange of packets between the network nodes. The packets include source MAC addresses and associated hardware device information,...

02/21/13 - 20130044748 - Data switching system
A data switching system is disclosed that allows for switching of packets through a plurality of top of rack switches utilizing a logical switching fabric that includes a local TOR switching fabric on a TOR switch and a Core switching fabric on a Core switch. A method of processing packets...

01/24/13 - 20130022040 - System and method for high-performance, low-power data center interconnect fabric with broadcast or multicast addressing
A system and method are provided that support a routing using a tree-like or graph topology that supports multiple links per node, where each link is designated as an Up, Down, or Lateral link, or both, within the topology. The system may use a segmented MAC architecture which may have...

01/17/13 - 20130016717 - Fibre channel switching fabric port control
The Fibre Channel standard was created by the American National Standard for Information Systems (ANSI) X3T11 task group to define a serial I/O channel for interconnecting a number of heterogeneous peripheral devices to computer systems as well as interconnecting the computer systems themselves through optical fiber and copper media at...

11/22/12 - 20120294305 - Frame handling within multi-stage switching fabrics
Various techniques can be used to handle frames within multi-stage switching fabric. For example, in one method, a frame and an associated frame header are received at a switching fabric stage. The associated frame header includes a first field and a second field. The method selects one or more fabric...

11/22/12 - 20120294306 - Packet handler for high speed data networks
An improved packet handler for VoIP cable modems and other high-speed digital devices includes a direct communication link via hardware among internal processing components. Incoming and outgoing digital information packets are filtered into MAC packets, voice PDU packets, and non-voice PDU packets, such that priority can be given to relaying...

11/15/12 - 20120287926 - Multi-role distributed line card
A switch includes network ports and a network processor with a fabric interface that provides SerDes (Serializer/Deserializer) channels. The network processor divides each packet received over the network ports into cells and distributes the cells across the SerDes channels. Fabric ports of the switch communicate with the fabric interface to...

10/11/12 - 20120257618 - Method for expanding a single chassis network or computing platform using soft interconnects
A system and method for expanding a chassis network using soft interconnects, including a hybrid chassis comprising a first fabric card comprising a first switching fabric, a second fabric card comprising a second switching fabric, a first set of line cards coupled to the first switching fabric via a first...

09/20/12 - - Crossbar switch and recursive scheduling
A crossbar switch has N input ports, M output ports, and a switching matrix with N×M crosspoints. In an embodiment, each crosspoint contains an internal queue, which can store one or more packets to be touted. Traffic rates to be realized between all Input/Output (IO) pairs of the switch are...

08/09/12 - 20120201240 - Data device to speech service bridge
The present invention provides a data device to speech service bridge. The bridge allows packet-based devices, such as, for example, the PDA and 2.5/3G cellular phone, to access voice services....

07/12/12 - 20120177035 - Protocol translation method and bridge device for switched telecommunication and computing platforms
A computing and communication architecture utilizes a serial protocol based switched fabric among circuit cards housed in packaging arrangement. In one embodiment, each circuit card connected to the serial protocol based switched fabric in the packaging arrangement is provided with a protocol processor that enables all of the circuit cards...

05/10/12 - 20120113982 - Systems, methods, and apparatuses for handling a legacy circuit switched communication
Systems, methods, and apparatuses are provided for handling a legacy circuit switched communication. A method may include receiving a service request message at a network node on a packet switched network that does not support circuit switched fallback. The method may additionally include determining that the service request message includes...

05/10/12 - 20120113983 - Method and process for signaling, communication and administration of networked objects
Systems and processes for communication of messages between one or more networked objects on circuit and packet data networks are described. Specifically, means for representation of various communication types, including content description and disposition rules, delivery and routing descriptions and rules, conversion and translation descriptions and rules, and methods for...

05/03/12 - 20120106544 - Vehicle network link module
A vehicle network link module includes network fabric ports, a port, a switching circuit, and a link manager. The network fabric ports are operable for coupling to corresponding network fabric ports of another vehicle network fabric link module. The port is operable for coupling to a port of a vehicle...

02/23/12 - 20120044933 - Method and apparatus for routing between fibre channel fabrics
An interfabric link between two separate Fibre Channel fabrics so that devices in one fabric can communicate with devices in another fabric without requiring the merger of the two fabrics. The interfabric switch performs a conversion or a translation of device addresses in each fabric so that they are accessible...

02/23/12 - 20120044934 - Method and apparatus for routing between fibre channel fabrics
An interfabric link between two separate Fibre Channel fabrics so that devices in one fabric can communicate with devices in another fabric without requiring the merger of the two fabrics. The interfabric switch performs a conversion or a translation of device addresses in each fabric so that they are accessible...

02/09/12 - 20120033662 - Crossbar switch and recursive scheduling
A crossbar switch has N input ports, M output ports, and a switching matrix with N×M crosspoints. In an embodiment, each crosspoint contains an internal queue, which can store one or more packets to be touted. Traffic rates to be realized between all Input/Output (IO) pairs of the switch are...

01/05/12 - 20120002667 - method for establishing the ip flow map updating connection in a high rate packet data network
The present invention discloses a method for establishing connections in IP flow mapping update in a HRPD network, comprising steps of: (1) when a PCF receives a request for establishing A8 connections that need to be re-mapped, if determining that there is A8 connection supported, sending an A11-registration request to...

01/05/12 - 20120002668 - Methods and systems for providing a logical network layer for delivery of input/output data
A method for routing input/output (10) data in a telecommunication system including a network node having a plurality of first integrated circuit (IC) cards, a plurality of second 1C cards and a switching fabric, each second IC card connected to a corresponding first IC card in a respective slot of...

12/08/11 - 20110299525 - Inter-fabric routing
A method and apparatus is shown for communicating Fibre Channel frames between distinct fabrics. A proxy zone is established in each fabric with a physically present local device and a remote fabric device. A router creates a proxy device in each fabric for every device not physically connected to the...

11/10/11 - 20110274105 - Data device to speech service bridge
The present invention provides a data device to speech service bridge. The bridge allows packet-based devices, such as, for example, the PDA and 2.5/3G cellular phone, to access voice services....

05/19/11 - 20110116499 - Method and system for selectively bypassing packet core network within a session based on traffic type
According to one aspect of the invention, packets of a first type within a first data flow are routed to a destination through a packet core network. In response to a detection that packets of a second type are to be routed while routing the first data flow, a second...

01/20/11 - 20110013623 - Method and system of circuit switched domain page realization, method of service realization
A method and a system for implementing CS domain paging are disclosed, applied in scenarios of performing CS domain paging for a called UE after ISR function is introduced in PS domain, and comprising: MSC/VLR only storing one Gs association; during CS domain paging, MSC/VLR sending a CS domain paging...

01/13/11 - 20110007737 - Delivery of media streaming services in a mobile communication system
said call establishment interacting with said streaming session establishment to enable the delivery of streaming services to the User Equipment for said streaming session through the CS domain using CS bearer established during said call establishment....

01/13/11 - 20110007738 - Fibre channel switching fabric port control
The Fibre Channel standard was created by the American National Standard for Information Systems (ANSI) X3T11 task group to define a serial I/O channel for interconnecting a number of heterogeneous peripheral devices to computer systems as well as interconnecting the computer systems themselves through optical fiber and copper media at...

09/16/10 - 20100232425 - Method and apparatus for improving data transmission in router fabric cards through pseudo-synchronous data switching
In a data packet router, a router fabric card for routing data packets is provided. The router fabric card comprises a plurality of ingress/egress ports, the ports connected through a switching facility for switching connection states of the port paths between individual ingress paths and individual egress paths on the...

06/24/10 - 20100157994 - Network element for switching time division multiplex signals
In order to provide a network element for switching time-division multiplex signals in a transport network, which allows higher capacity at moderate equipment costs, the network element has a number of input ports (I; IO1-IO8), a number of output ports (O; IO1-IO8) and a switch fabric ( ) SF; 58)...

04/08/10 - 20100085962 - Method for fast circuit switched service enabling handover from packet-switched only networks
Quick and efficient handover of a user equipment (UE) from a Wideband Code-Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) packet switched only network to a Circuit Switched enabled (CSe) network is provided. Parallelization of the Radio Access Network (RAN) processes and the User Equipment (UE) processes can help to reduce delay in such...

02/25/10 - 20100046510 - Communication in a commercial context
Among other things, a hardware-agnostic speech port carries, to and from any arbitrary speech device, analog speech signals associated with an order placed by a customer of a quick serve restaurant. A network port carries digitized versions of the speech signals through a packet-switched network to and from any arbitrary...

02/04/10 - 20100027533 - Method and system for bypassing 3gpp packet switched core network when accessing internet from 3gpp ues using 3gpp radio access network
Techniques for bypassing a packet core network for Internet bound traffic from user equipment (UE) via a RAN are described herein. According to one embodiment, it is determined whether a packet of data is destined for the Internet, in response to receiving the packet from a radio network controller (RNC)...

02/04/10 - 20100027534 - Methods for handling packet-switched data transmissions by mobile station with subscriber identiy cards and systems utilizing the same
A system for handling packet-switched data transmission is provided. The system includes a first RF module, a second RF module, a first subscriber identity card camping on a cell via the first RF module, a second subscriber identity card camping on the same cell or a different cell via the...