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Multiplex Communications > Pathfinding Or Routing > Switching A Message Which Includes An Address Header > Having A Plurality Of Nodes Performing Distributed Switching

Having A Plurality Of Nodes Performing Distributed Switching

Having A Plurality Of Nodes Performing Distributed Switching patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/24/14 - 20140204952 - Method and apparatus for exchanging data signals over a plurality of domains in a home network
A method for receiving data signals transmitted over a plurality of domains in a network includes receiving a first data signal at a first physical interface connected to a first domain from among the plurality of domains; receiving a second data signal at a second physical interface connected to a...

07/10/14 - 20140192817 - Virtual link aggregation using state machine
Physical links between an access switch and a pair aggregation switches are aggregated into a virtual link aggregation group (vLAG). Each aggregation switch is a local switch to itself and a remote switch to the other aggregation switch. Each aggregation switch maintains a state machine including initialization, local-up, remote-up, and...

07/03/14 - 20140185621 - Energy management for communication network elements
A method of managing data flow may include assigning, along a communication route, a predetermined total energy consumption limit for a network adaptor having a first and a second network adaptor port card, whereby the route transmits data between a first and a second node within the network. Along the...

06/12/14 - 20140161130 - Non-broadcast multiple access inverse next hop resolution protocol (inhrp)
The present invention is a method and apparatus for obtaining information transmitted between a source station and a destination station in a non broadcast multiple access network. A connection between the source station and a server for the destination station is established. The server has a cache containing the information....

05/22/14 - 20140140348 - Multi-hop error recovery
Methods, apparatus and network architectures relating to the use of a Hop-by-Hop packet forwarding technique using “stepping stone” switches. The network architectures include use of stepping stone switches interspersed with non-stepping stone switches such as conventional network switches comprising network elements such switches, routers, repeaters, etc. The stepping stone switches...

05/22/14 - 20140140349 - Fault-tolerant, frame-based communication system
A packet-switched, fault-tolerant, vehicle communication internetwork (100, 400, 500) comprising port-based VLANs. Two or more VLANs are embodied where a source node (110, 410, 510,610) comprises two or more network interface circuits (130,140, 415,425, 515,525, 630,640), and where looping is precluded via specific VLAN tagging and switch ports (131-134, 200,...

05/08/14 - 20140126577 - Network communication node comprising a plurality of processors for processing layers of communication and associated node
In one embodiment, a network communication node receives data and includes a plurality of processors aimed at processing data at a given layer of communication so as to route them towards a given destination. The node determines at least one layer of communication for processing the received data. The node...

04/24/14 - 20140112348 - Traffic flow management within a distributed system
Various methods and systems are provided for traffic flow management within distributed traffic. In one example, among others, a distributed system includes egress ports supported by nodes of the distributed system, cut-through tokens (c-tokens) including an indication of eligibility of the corresponding egress port to handle cut-through traffic, and a...

04/24/14 - 20140112349 - Overlay services in communication networks
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet from a first host at a first edge device, the packet comprising a layer 3 address of a second host in communication with a second edge device, using the layer 3 address of the second host to receive a layer 2...

04/17/14 - 20140105216 - Network devices with feature peer network logic
A device receives a service graph of feature peers for a packet of an application flow. The feature peers are associated with a network and the service graph includes an ordered set of the feature peers and forwarding requirements for the ordered set of the feature peers. The device generates...

04/10/14 - 20140098820 - Centralized control and management planes for different independent switching domains
A network includes a first switching domain having a distributed fabric comprised of interconnected standalone switches. The standalone switches communicate with each other in accordance with a packet-based distributed fabric protocol. A second switching domain has a plurality of cell-based switches in communication with a cell-based switch fabric. The cell-based...

04/03/14 - 20140092911 - Method and system for routing information in a network
A method and system for determining an optimal route from a node to a given sink node in a network is described. Sink node periodically transmits routing information containing an indicator of recency. This indicator of recency is periodically updated. Routing information is received by a plurality of nodes in...

03/27/14 - 20140086254 - Network device
A network device may comprise storage media configured to store traffic, instructions for a lookup engine, a map manager, a traffic forwarder, and a map. The map may comprise rules associating IPv4 and IPv6 addresses. The traffic forwarder may be configured to forward outbound traffic to the second device. The...

03/06/14 - 20140064287 - System and method for supporting discovery and routing degraded fat-trees in a middleware machine environment
A system and method can support discovering and routing in a fabric with a plurality of switches. The system allows one or more switches in the fabric to be tagged with a switch role. Then, a subnet manager in the fabric detect the switch role that is associated with the...

03/06/14 - 20140064288 - System and method for storing/caching, searching for, and accessing data
A system for persistently maintaining data using a network for data packets is provided. The system includes a transmission medium associated with the network, a plurality of switches operatively connected to the transmission medium. Each switch has an intelligent network controller adapted for delivering the data packets to a device...

03/06/14 - 20140064289 - Relay device and connector
To provide a relay device capable of increasing the number of connected nodes in a bus-type network, and a connector providing the relay device. An ASC 1 as the relay device includes a bit width distortion correction circuit and a ringing pulse absorption circuit, corrects bit width distortion in bit...

02/20/14 - 20140050222 - Data transfer optimization through destination analytics and data de-duplication
There are provided methods and systems for transferring requested data over a node chain from a source node to a destination node through at least two intermediate nodes. A method includes identifying, at a file system level, at each of the at least two intermediate nodes, prior data previously sent...

02/20/14 - 20140050223 - Method and system for creating software defined ordered service patterns in a communications network
A software defined network service (SDNS) node for altering a logical flow of data packets in a network to accommodate predetermined ordered service chains, comprising a receiver configured to receive an encapsulated data packet comprising a tag via a encapsulated tunnel from another SDNS node, wherein the tag identifies an...

02/20/14 - 20140050224 - Providing a bufferless transport method for multi-dimensional mesh topology
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for determining whether a packet received in an input/output (I/O) circuit of a node is destined for the node and if so, providing the packet to an egress queue of the I/O circuit and determining whether one or more packets are...

02/13/14 - 20140044134 - Duplicate mac address detection
Various systems and methods for detecting media access control (MAC) address conflicts are described herein. An indication to create a virtual machine on the host device is received at a host device of a plurality of host devices. A MAC address to assign to the virtual machine is identified, and...

02/06/14 - 20140036925 - Compressing data packet routing information using bloom filters
In one embodiment, a Transit Information Bloom Filter (TIBF) signal component is generated for use with a routing protocol control message, the TIBF signal component identifying at least one parent node for a corresponding routing topology. The TIBF signal component is encoded in a generated Bloom filter. The parameters of...

01/23/14 - 20140023083 - Method and apparatus for exchanging messages
A method and an apparatus for communicating with a second apparatus. The apparatus includes a controller and a transceiver for exchanging a predetermined number of data fields between the apparatuses by transmitting and receiving frames having one or more data fields and including in each frame a field indicating which...

01/23/14 - 20140023084 - Reducing power consumption in a fat-tree network
A method for communication includes configuring a multi-level fat-tree network to include at least three levels of switches, including multiple modules arranged externally in a tree topology. Each module contains a respective group of the switches arranged in an internal tree extending over at least two of the levels of...

01/16/14 - 20140016648 - Communication control system, switch node and communication control method
High-speed packet processing is realized through the multiple processing by using the plurality of CPUs. A high-speed switch node is provided in which a large-capacity flow table is configured with the software-based switch node by using a large-capacity memory space of the CPU....

12/12/13 - 20130329742 - Criteria for identifying network frames
Disclosed are various embodiments of a network switch for storing a prefix address and a mask corresponding to the prefix address, the prefix address and the mask each representing a binary value, the mask representing a number of significant bits of an address beginning with a most significant bit. The...

12/12/13 - 20130329743 - End-to-end fibre channel over ethernet
In one embodiment, a Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) proxy point (FPP) that is connected to one or more end-point devices is coupled to one or more other FPPs, and to a FCoE control and management plane (F-CMP) server. The FPP provides data plane functionality. The F-CMP server provides control...

12/05/13 - 20130322454 - Multipath effectuation within singly contiguous network fabric via switching device routing logic programming
Each of a network fabric controller device and a network fabric forwarder devices includes network connecting hardware and network managing logic. The network connecting hardware of the devices connects them to a singly contiguous network fabric including switching devices that route data between initiator nodes and target nodes and that...

12/05/13 - 20130322455 - Switch system and method for operating a switch
A method for operating a switch is provided. The switch shares a resource between a plurality of thunderbolt (TB) hosts and at least a TB device, and includes a plurality of non-transparent bridges. The method includes steps of establishing a memory address mapping between each the non-transparent bridge and the...

12/05/13 - 20130322456 - Communication device, a control device, and a non-transitory computer readable medium
A communication device transmits a first packet to a first device via a network device, and receives a second packet from the first device. A transmission time between the communication device and the first device is calculated using time indicated by the communication device when the communication device transmitted the...

11/28/13 - 20130315253 - Lossless connection failover for single devices
The WAN optimization devices delay ACK until the ACK is actually received from the target while opening up the TCP window. When the ACK is received and forwarded, the TCP window is reduced in size. If there are mirrored WAN optimization devices, the original WAN optimization device sends the datagram...

11/28/13 - 20130315254 - Real-time packet transforms to avoid re-transmissions
There exists a need to reduce re-transmission delays in real time feeds (such as video) by sending the packet with sufficient repair/recovery information inside the packet container so the relaying stations and/or the receiving devices can fix errors in transmission by perusing the contents of the packet and the repair...

11/28/13 - 20130315255 - Signaling of attachment circuit status and automatic discovery of inter-chassis communication peers
In an embodiment, a method of signaling status at a routing device is provided. In this method, the routing device establishes an inter-chassis control plane channel session with a remote routing device. Here, the routing device and the remote routing device are linked to a multi-homed routing device. The routing...

11/21/13 - 20130308650 - Communication system, node, control server, communication method and program
A packet contains an array of processing operations that are to be performed by a node. Each node in a data forwarding network performs the processing it has to perform in accordance with the array of the processing operations contained in the packet (FIG. 1)....

10/31/13 - 20130287035 - Packet flow offload to remote destination with routing bypass
A network utilizes centralized control for the transport of a packet flow to a destination via an intermediary network. The network identifies the intermediary network best suited for offloading the packet flow and then develops a routing policy based on Multiprotocol Label Switching or other circuit-switching type techniques. This ensures...

10/10/13 - 20130266020 - Establishing tunnels between selective endpoint devices along communication paths
In one embodiment, an intermediary device situated along a communication path between two endpoint devices may receive communication packets sent along the communication path. If the intermediary device receives a connection-initiating packet having a customization indicator and a connection-acknowledgement packet having a customization indicator, then the intermediary device may install...

10/03/13 - 20130259053 - Switch, information processing apparatus, and communication control method
A PCIe switch stores therein a first identifier used by a CPU to identify a device, a second identifier that is a common identifier to identify the device in a network formed among a plurality of switches that connect the CPU to the device, and a destination of an access...

10/03/13 - 20130259054 - Communication station, communication control program, and communication network system
There is provided with a communication station including: a receiving unit, a determining unit, a transmitting unit and a reachability testing unit wherein the receiving unit receives a packet from a network in which a plurality of communication stations are interconnected, the determining unit determines whether the receiving unit receives...

10/03/13 - 20130259055 - Reconfigurable branching unit for submarine optical communication networks
Methods and systems for optical communication in a submarine network are provided. An input signal is received from a terminal at a reconfigurable branching unit (BU), wherein the BU enables bidirectional transmission between any two terminals, and the input signal is demultiplexed into at least one individual waveband or wavelength...

09/26/13 - 20130250961 - Virtual subport data traffic management
A network element includes an ingress interface, a VSP queue, and a switch fabric (SWF). The ingress interface includes a first virtual subport (VSP) and a second VSP. The first VSP is configured to receive data traffic. The VSP queue is coupled to the second VSP such that data traffic...

09/26/13 - 20130250962 - Method and apparatus for label distribution
The present invention provides a method for label distribution, including: receiving a Label Distribution Protocol packet that contains a first label and is distributed by a downstream node, in which the first label belongs to a downstream logical topology; searching for a second label that corresponds to the first label...

09/26/13 - 20130250963 - Rsvp-te mp2mp solution
An apparatus comprising a processor configured to store a first upstream label in a forwarding table upon receipt of a first message encapsulating the first upstream label from a first adjacent node, store a first downstream label in the forwarding table upon receipt of a second message encapsulating the first...

08/29/13 - 20130223454 - Delegate forwarding and address resolution in fragmented network
A method for forwarding data within a virtual network instance comprising a plurality of end nodes using a designated forwarding node, wherein the method comprises maintaining a plurality of complete forwarding information for all of the end nodes within the virtual network instance, receiving a data packet destined for any...

08/22/13 - 20130215901 - Flow control using a local event ring in an island-based network flow processor
An island-based network flow processor (IB-NFP) integrated circuit includes islands organized in rows. A configurable mesh event bus extends through the islands and is configured to form a local event ring. The configurable mesh event bus is configured with configuration information received via a configurable mesh control bus. The local...

08/08/13 - 20130201992 - Information processing system and information processing apparatus
A control unit included in an information processing system determines, on the basis of information indicative of interface units and path information indicative of communication paths through a plurality of relay apparatus, whether or not the number of communication paths for access from the interface units to a node is...

08/01/13 - 20130195112 - Communication system, policy management appartatus, communication method, and program
Authentication apparatus authenticates user using host connected to forwarding node. Policy management apparatus holds access control policy for identifying host under access control using identifier of forwarding node or identifier of user, and links identifier of host under access control and identifier of forwarding node to which host is connected,...

07/25/13 - 20130188649 - Communication session processing
Measures for use in processing communication sessions in a telecommunications network are provided. Each communication session has a signalling path spanning a plurality of devices including one or more intermediate network devices and at least two endpoint devices, the signalling path comprising a plurality of signalling segments, each segment being...

07/18/13 - 20130182713 - State management using a large hash table
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for managing state lookup data in a hash table. A network device handling incoming and outgoing packets may implement a state management hash table with a number of buckets selected such that an average number of open network socket connections associated with each bucket...

07/18/13 - 20130182714 - Redundancy of network services in restricted networks
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing virtual network services provided to a network. Network services may be provided to a client network having a first network fabric at a self-contained network services system implementing a number of redundant instances of a network service application. The self-contained network services...

07/04/13 - 20130170498 - Ethernet for avionics
An avionics switched Ethernet network. A plurality of synchronized interconnected system nodes each includes an avionics module arranged to periodically provide a set of data messages. Each message includes a set of data variables. A network module couples the avionics module to the network. The network module includes a network...

06/27/13 - 20130163601 - User centric virtual network and method of establishing the same
Provided is a method of establishing a user centric virtual network. The method includes: performing a first tunneling operation between a first tunnel end and an address translation device, which are connected to a first private network, and a tunnel relay device; performing a second tunneling operation between a second...

06/27/13 - 20130163602 - Flow-based packet transport device and packet management method thereof
Disclosed is a packet managing method of a packet forwarding device. The packet managing method includes receiving a packet; extracting flow information from the packet; searching a flow entry associated with the packet; and requesting the flow entry associated with the packet to a controller when a searching operation of...