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US20130235762 MANAGEMENT OF A DISTRIBUTED FABRIC SYSTEM  
A distributed fabric system has distributed line card (DLC) chassis and scaled-out fabric coupler (SFC) chassis. Each DLC includes a network processor and fabric ports. Each network processor of...
US20130058256 PORT MAPPING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
Embodiments described herein disclose a port mapping method and apparatus, and a communication system. A method includes: obtaining static port mapping information that includes a corresponding...
US20120039217 INTERFACE MODULE AND CONTROLLER NETWORK  
An interface module is provided for connecting a device to a controller within a controller network. The controller is adapted to supply and/or receive data according to a network protocol, and...
US20080267091 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SERVICE AND APPLICATION CONFIGURATION IN A NETWORK DEVICE  
A method is provided that includes accessing information associated with at least one service or application in a social network. The method also includes detecting at least one event relating to...
US20070286097 Network Architecture  
A system and method for self-organizing, reliable, multiple path data flow transmission of messages data on a network uses queues to transmit messages between end-user modules (EUMs) on nodes on...
US20140328216 Node, mesh communication network and routing reconfiguration method  
The invention relates to a module equipping a node of a mesh communication network, identified on said network by a logic number and including an input and/or output port, which is characterized...
US20110134801 NETWORK DEVICE, AND CONTROL METHOD AND STORAGE MEDIUM THEREFOR  
A network device capable of performing auto-negotiation at a proper communication speed. In the network device, a cable speed setting unit decides, based on LAN cable category information, a...
US20090190502 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT, MOBILE PHONE, PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM WITH PROGRAM RECORDED THEREIN  
A communication apparatus (1) is a primary station for communicating with a secondary station, and includes: a first protocol control section (111) for transmitting, at a time when communication...
US20100091659 Computer networks  
A computer implemented method for analysing a connection between two computers. The method comprises generating output data indicating performance of the connection, the output data comprising a...
US20080095074 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING CHANNEL NODE TREE IN AN OFDMA WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A method and apparatus for configuring a channel node tree in an OFDMA wireless communication system are provided, in which as many DRCH nodes as the number of DRCHs used for a frame are...
US20130188520 DEVICE TOPOLOGY AND CAPABILITY DISCOVERY AND REPORTING TECHNIQUES  
Techniques for the discovery of a topology of varying complexity and discovery of the capability of the devices of the topology include querying a plurality of node devices for node data. At least...
US20090097418 System and method for network service path analysis  
Systems and methods for network service path analysis analyze and manage the delivery of applications over a network. A program running on a computer utilizes a Layer 3 topology of a computer...
US20050237950 System, method and apparatus for dynamic path protection in networks  
The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for dynamic path protection in networks by finding two paths between a source node and a destination node in a network having multiple...
US20140036730 ADAPTIVE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED VIRTUAL SWITCH  
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying at a network device, characteristics of a distributed virtual switch comprising a control plane component and a plurality of data plane components,...
US20130142081 System and Method for Multicast Transmission  
A system and method for multicast transmission are disclosed. In one embodiment, a virtual exchange network including interconnected nodes is embedded within a network. A sender is disposed in...
US20150163192 Detection of a Misconfigured Duplicate IP Address in a Distributed Data Center Network Fabric  
Presented herein are techniques to detect a misconfigured duplicate Internet Protocol (IP) address in a distributed data center network fabric. A network topology is provided that includes a...
US20130223287 LAYER TWO EXTENSIONS  
A network device may be configured to define a Layer 2 domain, wherein the Layer 2 domain defines a data link layer broadcast domain and assign an access interface to the Layer 2 domain. The...
US20140126425 WIFI-TO-SERIAL ENCAPSULATION IN SYSTEMS  
Embodiments include a device comprising an interface module for interfacing with proprietary legacy systems. The interface module comprises a data interface for interfacing with a processing...
US20140022952 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, PROGRAM AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
A communication apparatus includes: providing means for providing communication parameters to a receiving apparatus to be provided with communication parameters; determination means for...
US20140140243 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LAYER 2 FAST RE-CONFIGURATION IN A ROUTING BRIDGE NETWORK  
A method and apparatus in provided which enables fast layer 2 reconfiguration in a network that includes Routing Bridges. Each Routing Bridge stores, for each forwarding target, identifiers of a...
US20130114424 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMIT PRIORITY DETERMINATION WITHIN A LINK  
A method, computer program product, and an apparatus for a transmit priority distributed backoff are provided. The apparatus forms a peer-to-peer communication link with a second apparatus. In...
US20130064140 NODE INTERFACE INDICATORS  
Techniques described herein provide for sending data packets from source to destination nodes. Indicators, such as counters, may determine the configuration of node interfaces. The data packets...
US20120314623 BLUETOOTH NETWORK CONFIGURATION  
A method, apparatus, and computer program for operating a Bluetooth network is presented. The method comprises providing a Bluetooth system comprising a plurality of Bluetooth devices forming...
US20070030852 Method and apparatus for enabling routing of label switched data packets  
A method of enabling routing of label switched data packets in a data communications network comprising a plurality of nodes and supporting multiple topologies, is performed at an enabling node...
US20120320800 Mac Learning in a Trill Network  
A switch of a data network implements both a bridge and a virtual bridge. In response to receipt of a data frame by the switch from an external link, the switch performs a lookup in a data...
US20100195538 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK PACKET CAPTURE DISTRIBUTED STORAGE SYSTEM  
This is invention comprises a method and apparatus for Infinite Network Packet Capture System (INPCS). The INPCS is a high performance data capture recorder capable of capturing and archiving all...
US20140376409 ROUTING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
In an ID-based communication system, a routing apparatus creates a hierarchical network topology by using link state information on higher-level domains, lower-level domains, and peer domains. The...
US20130163442 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INITIALIZING A NETWORK CONNECTION FOR AN OUTPUT DEVICE  
In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a processor configured to send an identifier to an output device such that the output device presents the identifier. The apparatus also includes a...
US20120014291 COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK  
A node for a communications network, the node comprising a plurality of ports and a processor. The processor configured to determine that a first status change signal, indicative of a topology...
US20100034120 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR  
A communication parameter providing apparatus capable of providing a plurality of communication parameter sets to a reception apparatus. The communication parameter selects a communication...
US20110299425 Addressing and Routing Scheme for Distributed Systems  
The embodiments herein relate to distributed systems and more particularly, to logical address allocation and data routing in a distributed systems. A plurality of methods for logical address...
US20110280158 IP-ADDRESS DISTRIBUTION DEVICE AND IP-ADDRESS DISTRIBUTION METHOD  
A path-information obtaining unit obtains a piece of path information of a communication network by inquiring a port number of an Ethernet switch that transmits a MAC address of a request source...
US20090073895 Method and apparatus for dynamic switching and real time security control on virtualized systems  
In some embodiments, the invention involves securing network traffic to and from a host processor. A system and method is disclosed which utilizes a second processor on a virtualization technology...
US20070237097 Method and apparatus for generating a degree-constrained minimum spanning tree  
A method and apparatus for generating a degree-constrained minimum spanning tree (MST) may include a plurality of point-to-point (P2P) packet switching nodes for receiving and sending data...
US20140177476 Network Capacity Management System and Method  
A network capacity management system and method are disclosed. The system (10) includes a first data repository (20) encoding topology definition data, the topology definition data comprising data...
US20120201169 METHOD & APPARATUS FOR PROVISIONING A NETWORK SWITCH PORT  
A network switch is comprised of a control processor and one or more line cards. The control processor includes functionality to register interest with a hypervisor, operating in conjunction with...
US20120099480 COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION NODE, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DATA COMMUNICATION METHOD  
The communication management apparatus includes a network-presence-check processing unit that performs network presence check processing for generating network presence information, a...
US20110292837 COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION NODE, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DATA COMMUNICATION METHOD  
The communication management apparatus includes a network-presence-check processing unit that performs network presence check processing for generating network presence information, a...
US20150256400 SELF-CONFIGURING PORT SYSTEM  
A self-configuring port system includes a first type interface device that is configured to couple to a network switch port that is configured to operate in a plurality of different modes. A...
US20140313938 PACKET DATA UNIT (PDU) STRUCTURE FOR SUPPORTING DISTRIBUTED RELAY CONTROL PROTOCOL (DRCP)  
A method supporting distributed resilient network interconnect (DRNI) in a link aggregation group at a network device is disclosed. The method starts with encapsulating a distributed relay control...
US20140226530 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
This invention relates to a communication apparatus capable of facilitating a connection with a device in a network by using a discovery protocol for discovering a device in a network. After...
US20130346531 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INPUT/OUTPUT VIRTUALIZATION  
Described is an aggregation device comprising a plurality of virtual network interface cards (vNICs) and an input/output (I/O) processing complex. The vNICs are in communication with a plurality...
US20130286895 Discovery and Configuration of Network Devices via Data Link Layer Communications  
A method includes discovering a network device that has connected to a data link layer of a network based on a discovery packet broadcast by the network device via the data link layer. The method...
US20130242805 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING A GROUP PROFILE IN A WI-FI DIRECT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A Wi-Fi direct communication system and method are used for regenerating a group of an electronic device in the Wi-Fi direct communication system, and an operation mode is determined in...
US20130188523 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM  
A communication apparatus includes a unit configured to operate as a providing apparatus for providing a communication parameter to another communication apparatus, a unit configured to operate as...
US20130088971 PARTIONING LARGE FLAT DATA CENTERS INTO MULTIPLE SWITCHING DOMAINS  
A distributed fabric system includes multiple switches coupled to a cell-based switching fabric. A logical system port that is globally unique within the distributed fabric system is mapped to...
US20130070645 ADDRESS TABLE FLUSHING IN DISTRIBUTED SWITCHING SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems for improved address table flushing in distributed switching systems may be provided. In accordance with embodiments of the disclosure, a switch may include a plurality of line...
US20120113868 ORCHESTRATING WIRELESS NETWORK OPERATIONS  
A wireless communication system is disclosed. A data store stores for each of a plurality of nodes, each node comprising a wireless communication system element, a node image data comprising...
US20120082063 QUARANTINE DEVICE, QUARANTINE METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM  
A quarantine device 1 performs processing on a network provided with a VLAN-aware Layer 2 Switch 7. The quarantine device 1 includes a terminal detection unit 11 that, when a single terminal is...
US20100265848 SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A communication system includes a receive antenna for receiving communication signals, processing circuitry for processing the received communication signals and repeating the signals for further...