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US20140369348 Enhanced Flow Entry Table Cache Replacement in a Software-Defined Networking Switch  
In a network switch of a software-defined network (SDN) architecture, a method for improving cache replacement (CR) efficiency implemented therein, the method comprising maintaining a flow table...
US20110158232 COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PLANNING A ROUTE  
Systems and methods are disclosed for determining shortest route(s) or path(s) to one or more destination nodes from one or more origin nodes. In accordance with one implementation, a...
US20140269693 DIRECTED ROUTE LOAD/STORE PACKETS FOR DISTRIBUTED SWITCH INITIALIZATION  
Techniques for transmitting a packet from a source switch module to a destination switch module. Embodiments receive, at a first port of a first switch module, a packet that includes (i) path...
US20120236734 PACKET LOSS MEASUREMENT AT SERVICE ENDPOINTS OF A VIRTUAL PRIVATE LAN SERVICE  
In general, techniques are described for measuring packet data unit (PDU) loss in a L2 virtual private network (L2VPN) service, such as a VPLS instance. In one example of the techniques, provider...
US20120087368 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BEST VALUE ROUTING  
A system determines, in real-time, the routing of communication services from origination to destination based on a number of selected criteria used to determine an optimal path. Best value...
US20110286342 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO ROUTE PACKETS IN A NETWORK  
Methods and apparatus to route packets in a network are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a packet in a packet aggregator, accessing a forwarding table to determine a router...
US20120063449 CONFIGURABLE NETWORK SOCKET AGGREGATION TO ENABLE SEGMENTATION OFFLOAD  
A network device can implement configurable socket aggregation to enable segmentation offload in the network device. In one embodiment, it is determined, at the network device, to create a network...
US20110038334 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULING FOR MULTIPLE UPLINK VOIP CONNECTIONS  
Semi-Persistent Scheduling (SPS) addresses a variable number of sessions between nodes, such as an SPS operation applied on a radio bearer between a Remote evolved Base Node (ReNB) and a Donor...
US20130301640 METHOD & APPARATUS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF NETWORK TRAFFIC  
A packet network device, such as a router or switch, includes functionality that operates to receive network traffic, process the traffic as needed and to forward the traffic to its destination....
US20120201241 METHOD & APPARATUS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF NETWORK TRAFFIC  
A packet network device, such as a router or switch, includes functionality that operates to receive network traffic, process the traffic as needed and to forward the traffic to its destination....
US20110211509 METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING COMMUNICATION SERVICES  
A method for implementing communication services includes: after receiving a call request, determining whether a user subscribes to an IP Centrex service and an intelligent network (IN) service...
US20150117445 Packet Conflict Resolution  
Some embodiments provide a method for a first managed forwarding element that implements a logical network. The method receives a packet from a second managed forwarding element. The first packet...
US20050271052 Method and system of storage area network switch addressing  
A method comprises disconnecting from a first port of a switch addressable by an address of a first address format, connecting to a second port of the switch addressable by a second address...
US20120033666 E-SPRING SUPPORT OF ETHERNET PROTECTION  
A method of routing traffic through a packet network having a mesh physical topography. At least two types of network primitive are defined, each type of network primitive providing a respective...
US20050249205 Telecommunication systems  
A telecommunication system (1) provides bi-directional communication between TDM signals on one side and ATM signals on the other. An ATM aggregate (10) receives and transmits ATM signals, and a...
US20110176411 METHOD FOR PROTECTING A PSEUDO-WIRE  
A method and apparatus are provided for establishing a first pseudo-wire between a first item of input terminal equipment and an item of output terminal equipment, used by the first item of input...
US20130100951 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, CONTROL APPARATUS, NODE CONTROLLING METHOD AND NODE CONTROLLING PROGRAM  
A controller connected to a node configured for processing a packet received in accordance with a processing rule that stipulates a matching rule and processing for a packet matching to the...
US20130094508 Methods of and Apparatus for Managing Non-Congestion-Controlled Message Traffic in a Datacenter  
Managing non-congestion-controlled message traffic in a datacenter. Any non-congestion-controlled packets originating in a sending server and intended for a receiving server are encapsulated in...
US20100322238 METHOD, APPARATUS AND SOFTWARE FOR PACKET MODIFICATION  
Embodiments provide an apparatus, method and software configured to modify a transmission control protocol packet so as to become a user datagram protocol datagram, or to modify a user datagram...
US20090201924 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SQUELCHING A RECOVERED CLOCK IN AN ETHERNET NETWORK  
A system and method for squelching a recovered clock in an Ethernet network. In one embodiment the invention provides a method for squelching a recovered clock in an Ethernet network comprising a...
US20120320929 PACKET FORWARDING USING MULTIPLE STACKED CHASSIS  
A stacked chassis comprising multiple physical switch/router chassis operates without any special stacking hardware or stacking channels. Instead, a stacking LAG is installed between front-end...
US20120020373 PACKET FORWARDING USING MULTIPLE STACKED CHASSIS  
A stacked chassis comprising multiple physical switch/router chassis operates without any special stacking hardware or stacking channels. Instead, a stacking LAG is installed between front-end...
US20100329276 Energy efficient network forwarding  
Includes a method that determines utilization of a link and determines a weight for the link based on an energy metric for the determined utilization. The method also includes transmitting the...
US20130215887 Method and System for Energy-Efficiency-Based Packet Classification  
Aspects of a method and system for energy-efficiency-based packet classification are provided. In this regard, a network link for communicating a packet may be selected based, at least in part, on...
US20100316049 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENCY-BASED PACKET CLASSIFICATION  
Aspects of a method and system for energy-efficiency-based packet classification are provided. In this regard, a network link for communicating a packet may be selected based, at least in part, on...
US20130230045 METHOD AND EQUIPMENT FOR DIFFUSING PSEUDOWIRE ROUTE  
The embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of communications technologies, and provide a method and equipment for diffusing pseudowire route. The method includes: receiving a...
US20120076139 NODE, SWITCH, AND SYSTEM  
According to one embodiment, a node is capable of conforming to one of a plurality of Ethernet standards and includes: an Ethernet controller unit that performs auto-negotiation with a switch to...
US20110292933 DYNAMIC ROUTE COST ADJUSTMENT OF VRRP ENABLED SUBNETS FOR ROUTING PROTOCOLS  
The invention is directed to routing data packets in networks having routers configured as a virtual router using virtual router redundancy protocol (VRRP). Embodiments of the invention adjust...
US20150172197 JITTER BUFFER EMULATION FOR RTP STREAMS IN PASSIVE NETWORK MONITORING SYSTEMS  
A method for emulating a jitter buffer by a telecommunications network monitoring probe includes determining an RTP timestamp for each of the plurality of received RTP packets. An actual time of...
US20080123626 ACCESSING TELEVISION AND VIDEO SERVICES ON A VIDEO PHONE OVER VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL NETWORK  
A method and apparatus for controlling access to a Voice over Internet Protocol network are provided. One embodiment of the method includes enabling an interface for an interactive control of at...
US20120275455 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING BROADCAST SERVICE IN DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM, AND SYSTEM THEREOF  
Provided is a method for receiving a broadcast service in a digital broadcasting system. The method includes receiving a Service Guide Delivery Descriptor (SGDD) over a network, the SGDD providing...
US20090193472 VIDEO AND AUDIO NETWORK DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
This disclosures describes a local area network (LAN) video and audio system 20. The disclosed system 20 includes a networked audio source node device 300 that couples to a plurality of network...
US20140211792 ACTIVE IP FORWARDING IN AN EVENT DRIVEN VIRTUAL LINK AGGREGATION (VLAG) SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, a networking system includes a first networking switch positioned at a boundary between Layer-2 (L2) and Layer-3 (L3), the first networking switch including a first virtual...
US20110051723 ETHERNET DIFFERENTIATED SERVICES ARCHITECTURE  
An edge node of a communication network and method to classify incoming Ethernet traffic based on predetermined criteria. An ingress switch is configured to receive an incoming Ethernet frame. A...
US20110032944 Method and System for Switching in a Virtualized Platform  
A local manager in a local networking domain may configure a plurality of logical switches by combining switching functions available in network devices and/or network switches in the local...
US20150180767 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIVERTING ESTABLISHED COMMUNICATION SESSIONS  
There is provided a system and method for diverting established communication sessions, which includes: receiving at least one packet from a communication session; determining the state of the...
US20110170539 REMOTE RE-MULTIPLEXING OF TRANSPORT STREAMS  
In one method embodiment, receiving at a first re-multiplexer and a second re-multiplexer a first indexed transport stream, the first re-multiplexer physically located at a location separate from...
US20080095156 HEALTHCARE COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH INTRA-ROOM NETWORK  
A hospital bed, patient/nurse call system, and a hospital network are provided. Communication is provided over a packet based communication network.
US20130287022 PROVIDING SERVICES TO VIRTUAL OVERLAY NETWORK TRAFFIC  
According to one embodiment, a method for providing services to network traffic on a virtual overlay network includes receiving network traffic comprising a plurality of packets, determining...
US20120120950 CONVERGENCE OF MULTICAST TRAFFIC IN RESPONSE TO A TOPOLOGY CHANGE  
A method for convergence of multicast traffic in response to a topology change. The method includes, in response to a change in a multicast topology, redirecting multicast traffic through a...
US20120287933 MESSAGE FORWARDING USING GRE TUNNELING PROTOCOL  
A method of forwarding GRE encapsulated messages by a forwarding device. The method comprises the forwarding device setting up a tunnel table entry upon receipt of a GRE encapsulated message, the...
US20130089090 SINGLE TIMESTAMP ENGINE FOR GENERATING TIMING INFORMATION FOR INCLUSION IN PACKETS COMPLYING WITH MULTIPLE NETWORKING PROTOCOLS  
Packets of various protocols may contain timestamps generated by a single timestamp engine. In one embodiment, packets of two different protocols, which are referred to as Protocols A and B for...
US20130329726 Method and System for Establishing Tunnels  
A method for establishing tunnels includes establishing a first unidirectional tunnel from a first node to a second node, and sending a first instruction for establishing a reverse tunnel of the...
US20110019610 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING TUNNEL LOOPING  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for preventing endless tunnel looping in a mobile communication network. An originating home agent inserts an extended TEL option into a...
US20110110260 STREAMING COMMUNICATION DEVICE, STREAMING COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND STREAMING COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A streaming communication device which accurately estimates a packet which will be lost in the future. A streaming communication device which transmits or receives a stream via a router over a...
US20100322236 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MESSAGE ROUTING BETWEEN CLUSTERS USING PROXY CHANNELS  
An approach is provided for message routing among clusters via a proxy channel. A subscription request is received from a node within a local cluster. The subscription request is for a service. It...
US20120155458 Repeated Lost Packet Retransmission in a TCP/IP Network  
Periodically retransmitting of multiply lost TCP/IP packets until either an ACK is received or the timeout finally occurs. By retransmitting the packet more than the once as done with prior art...
US20130329734 TECHNIQUES FOR PROVIDING VALUE-ADDED SERVICES IN SDN-BASED NETWORKS  
A method for providing value added services (VAS) in a software defined network (SDN). The method comprises determining which value added services and their order should be assigned to an incoming...
US20120033663 Discovery of Services Provided by Application Nodes in a Network  
An application node advertises service(s), using a routing protocol, that it offers to other network nodes. For example, the routing protocol used to advertise service(s) in a Service Provider...
US20080084875 SYSTEM, METHOD, APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING A SOCIAL NETWORK DIAGRAM IN A P2P NETWORK DEVICE  
An apparatus for providing a social network diagram in a P2P network device includes a communication element and an updating element. The communication element is configured to receive an access...