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US20130343229 METHODS, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEMS FOR ROUTING INFORMATION FLOWS IN NETWORKS USING SPANNING TREES AND NETWORK SWITCHING ELEMENT RESOURCES  
Methods, apparatus and systems for routing information flows in networks based on spanning trees and network switching element resources. One or more controllers are used to assign information...
US20140119239 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONSTRAINED FORWARDING BASED PACKET NETWORK CONNECTIVITY  
An Ethernet Tree (E-Tree) service is described instantiated on an Ethernet switch and in an Ethernet network. The E-Tree service is implemented using Private Forwarding Groups (PFGs), asymmetric...
US20110080854 Method And System For Controlled Tree Management  
There is disclosed a method and apparatus for facilitating a network, such as an Ethernet LAN, for efficient forwarding of data traffic by collecting neighbor information, generating and...
US20130010648 APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RELIABLE, FAST AND SCALABLE MULTICAST MESSAGE DELIVERY IN SERVICE OVERLAY NETWORKS  
A method to organize nodes into an overlay network and to disseminate multicast messages within this overlay both through an efficient tree embedded in the overlay and through gossips exchanged...
US20140003229 System and Method for Efficient Point-to-Multi-point Traffic Engineering (P2MP-TE) Path Protection  
A path protection method that includes: establishing a point to multi-point (P2MP) tree spanning from a head node to a plurality of tail nodes, the P2MP tree providing a label switched path (LSP)...
US20120182904 System and method for component substitution  
Component substitution systems and methods are provided. An example of a method includes building a system tree having a plurality of nodes, each node in the system tree representing a...
US20140112205 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PINNING VIRTUAL MACHINE ADAPTERS TO PHYSICAL ADAPTERS IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT  
A method for pinning virtual machine adapters to physical adapters in a network environment is provided and includes capturing a first Bridge Protocol Data Unit (BPDU) from a first switch in a...
US20120113871 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A LOOP FREE TOPOLOGY IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT  
An example method is provided and includes executing an intermediate system to intermediate system (IS-IS) protocol for a first set of network links in a network. The method also includes...
US20130322299 OPTIMIZED SPANNING TREE CONSTRUCTION BASED ON PARAMETER SELECTION  
Embodiments herein relate to optimized spanning tree construction based on parameter selection. A selected parameter of a bridged packet-switched network is correlated to an algorithm. A spanning...
US20130250815 DISTRIBUTED SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL  
A network element coupled to a communication network is described. The network element includes multiple switching units. The switching units may be configured to independently implement a...
US20110267983 System And Method For Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol Domains In A Virtual Local Area Network  
A system and method that modifies the behavior of the IEEE 802.1D STP standard to thereby decouple the one data domain from the one control domain involves managing multiple spanning tree protocol...
US20140003295 DYNAMIC SPANNING TREE ROOT SELECTION  
Systems, methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to provide root re-selection in a spanning tree protocol are disclosed. An example method includes transmitting, from a current root device...
US20130028070 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RESILIENT ROUTING OF CONTROL TRAFFIC IN A SPLIT-ARCHITECTURE SYSTEM  
The invention is a routing algorithm characteristic that minimizes the weight, meaning that the probability that a node is disconnected from the controller in case of a failure in the network is...
US20150124654 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONSTRUCTING A LOOP FREE MULTICAST TREE IN A DATA-CENTER FABRIC  
Systems, methods and transitory computer-readable storage media for constructing a loop free multicast tree. The methods include observing a network topology transition affecting a first path from...
US20110096698 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ROUTING SIGNALING MESSAGES IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK  
A system and method for routing signaling messages in a communication network includes an improved route engine having a plurality of dynamically loadable route trees encoded as standardized data...
US20150036545 Self-Construction System of Wireless Sensor Network and Method for Self-Construction of Wireless Sensor Network Using the Same  
Disclosed is a self-construction system of a wireless sensor network, and a method for self-construction of a wireless sensor network using the same. Also disclosed is a method for...
US20140211663 SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL (STP) IMPLEMENTATION ON AN EVENT DRIVEN VIRTUAL LINK AGGREGATION (VLAG) SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, a method for providing virtual link aggregation (vLAG) includes forming a third logical port using a first logical port and a second logical port; determining first networking...
US20120082035 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INCREASING THROUGHPUT IN A HIERARCHICAL WIRELESS NETWORK  
A method and system for increasing throughput in a hierarchical wireless network is described. The hierarchical wireless network includes a plurality of nodes and each of the plurality of nodes...
US20120170476 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING LIVE MEDIA STREAMING IN PEER-TO-PEER NETWORKS  
A method and a system for transmitting a live media stream to a plurality of nodes under a multicast tree in peer-to-peer (P2P) networks are provided. First, the reliability of each node is...
US20110222440 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR UTILIZING A STANDARD SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL TO INDICATE AN ACTIVE SWITCHING FABRIC IN A NETWORK NODE  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for utilizing a standard spanning tree protocol to designate an active switching device in a network node are disclosed. In one example, the method...
US20100118740 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING NON-MULTIPLE SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL CONTROL PLANES  
A system, method, and node for identifying non-Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol control planes. The method includes the steps of identifying a specific non-Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol control...
US20130044642 METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO STORE AND FORWARD MULTICAST TRAFFIC  
Methods and systems are described to store and forward multicast traffic. The method includes receiving a request to add a first node to a membership tree including a first plurality of nodes...
US20150124655 SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL (STP) OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES  
Systems and approaches are provided for optimizing the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) in a switched network. STP port type for a network infrastructure device can be controlled based on the...
US20140153443 Per-Address Spanning Tree Networks  
A mechanism is provided for implementing a per-address spanning tree (PAST) to direct the forwarding of packets in a set of switches. The per-address spanning tree is computed for each identified...
US20130003607 E-TREE USING TWO PSEUDOWIRES BETWEEN EDGE ROUTERS WITH ENHANCED FORWARDING METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
An e-tree service that includes establishing two pseudowires (PW) between edge network elements with enhanced packet forwarding is described. In one embodiment, a root PW is used for carrying...
US20110267982 System And Method For Determining An Optimal Backbone For Robotic Relay Networks  
A system and method for determining an optimal backbone for a robotic relay network are provided. A robotic relay network comprising a plurality of nodes including a base station node, one or more...
US20140226531 Multicast support for EVPN-SPBM based on the mLDP signaling protocol  
A method implemented by a network element connected to a core network and an edge network, the network element providing multicast support across the core network including the construction and...
US20130107759 GENERATING EGFT NETWORK TOPOLOGIES  
A method of generating a plurality of potential generalized fat tree network (GFT) topologies is provided herein. The method includes receiving parameters that specify a number of servers, a...
US20140153445 Method, System, and Switch for Making Bridge in MSTP Join Region  
A method, a system, and a switch for making a bridge in the Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) join a region. A root bridge in a multiple spanning tree instance (MSTI) to be generated acquires...
US20120008530 Network Node for a Communication Network  
A network node for a communication network comprising a first subnetwork and a second subnetwork connected to the first subnetwork, wherein the first subnetwork uses a spanning tree protocol and...
US20150085706 CONVERGENCE OF MULTI-DESTINATION TRAFFIC IN A NETWORK ENVIRONMENT  
An example method for convergence of multi-destination traffic in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a first type-length-value (TLV) message from a true broadcast root in a...
US20140133360 METHOD OF CONVERTING ROUTING MODE OF NETWORK, CENTRAL CONTROLLER AND DATA CENTER NETWORK SYSTEM USING THE METHOD  
A method of converting a routing mode of a network is provided, wherein a plurality of first routes connected a central controller to a plurality of nodes are established in the network through a...
US20110131302 MINIMUM DISRUPTION MST RECONFIGURATION (MDMR)  
In one embodiment, a first multiple spanning tree (MST) region configuration for an MST process may be maintained at a switch in a computer network, where the first configuration has a virtual...
US20110299427 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISTRIBUTED MEDIA CONFERENCING  
A capability for determining a media distribution tree for use in distributing content to a plurality of user devices is provided. Using the distributed content distribution capability, one or...
US20140056178 TRILL OPTIMAL FORWARDING AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERED MULTIPATHING IN CLOUD SWITCHING  
In one embodiment, a plurality of leaf switches that include host facing ports are configured as a cloud switch. An indication of connectivity between the leaf switches of the cloud switch and...
US20100309820 Preventing loss of network traffic due to inconsistent configurations within the network  
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a processor at a node, notification of an error in a VLAN to topology mapping at the node, receiving a multi-destination packet from the VLAN in...
US20140269348 HIERARCHICAL TREE NETWORK USING TDMA PROTOCOL WITH 802.11 INFRASTRUCTURE NODES FOR FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS AND OTHER SYSTEMS  
A system includes multiple nodes, where each node includes one or more 802.11 wireless radios. The nodes are arranged in a hierarchical tree structure in which one or more nodes residing in one...
US20120207062 ASYNCHRONOUS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR A WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK  
The present invention relates to an asynchronous communication method in a wireless sensor network comprising a tree structure. For each node of the network, the communication is organized as a...
US20140153444 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF SELECTIVE SCANNING FOR AD-HOC NETWORKS  
Methods, devices, and computer program products for selective scanning of ad-hoc networks are described herein. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a message identifying a number of times...
US20140321329 DEPLOYING A NETWORK OF NODES IN AN AREA OF INTEREST  
Systems, methods, and devices for deploying a network of nodes in an area of interest are described herein. For example, in one or more embodiments, the area of interest can be determined, a...
US20130170336 MASTER DEVICE, SLAVE DEVICE, AND METHODS THEREOF  
A master device, a slave device, and methods are disclosed. The method is performed by a first slave device connected to a master-slave tree network, comprising: determining whether a beacon has...
US20140044016 UPGRADING MESH ACCESS POINTS IN A WIRELESS MESH NETWORK  
A method, system, and logic for upgrading mesh points of a wireless mesh network. One method includes maintaining a mesh topology data structure containing information on the tree topology of a...
US20080123561 Minimizing Spanning-Tree Protocol Event Processing and Flooding in Distribution Networks  
In one embodiment, configuring one or more ports of an access layer entity connected to a distribution layer entity to suppress one or more network topology change information from transmitting to...
US20120287822 METHOD FOR PROVIDING INTER-PICONET MULTI-HOP MESH COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS PERSONAL AREA NETWORK AND APPARATUS THEREOF  
In the environment of a wireless personal area network (WPAN) with a plurality of piconets, to allow a tree-based routing service and an optimized routing service through repeatedly building...
US20150256450 Generating a Shape Graph for a Routing Table  
A system and method for generating shape graphs for a routing table are described herein. The method includes splitting a binary trie representing a routing table of a router into a number of...
US20110305169 TERMINAL DEVICES AND PACKET TRANSMITTING METHOD  
After a delivery tree is reorganized by a local processing, all terminal devices can recognize, in a short time, a delivery route as changed. In a local one of the terminal devices, if the local...
US20140064150 MST EXTENSIONS FOR FLEXIBLE AND SCALABLE VN-SEGMENT LOOP PREVENTION  
In one embodiment, a first number of multiple spanning tree instances (MSTIs) are defined within a network. A second number of network segments associated with segmentation identifier (IDs) are...
US20130003558 METHOD OF DETERMINING IMMEDIATE TOPOLOGY OF A NETWORK CONNECTION  
A network test tool can determine if it is linked to directly to an indicated managed device or an intermediate unmanaged device. Discovery protocols and spanning tree are designed to map network...
US20140341080 BROADCAST AND MULTICAST TRAFFIC REDUCTION IN STACKING SYSTEMS  
Techniques for reducing broadcast and multicast traffic in a stacking system are provided. In one embodiment, a master device in the stacking system can automatically determine a minimal set of...
US20100260071 ROUTING METHOD AND ROUTING PATH RECOVERY MECHANISM IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK ENVIRONMENT  
The present invention discloses an asymmetric routing method and routing path recovery mechanism. The wireless sensor network environment includes at least a management unit, at least a gateway,...

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