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US20100008361 CARRIER'S CARRIER WITHOUT CUSTOMER-EDGE-TO-CUSTOMER-EDGE BORDER GATEWAY PROTOCOL  
According to one aspect of the present invention, a method includes obtaining a first advertisement at a first provider edge (PE) device from a first customer edge (CE) device that is associated...
US20100195655 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FACILITATING FORWARDING A PACKET IN A CONTENT-CENTRIC NETWORK  
One embodiment provides a system that facilitates forwarding a packet. During operation, the system receives a packet with a hierarchically structured variable-length identifier (HSVLI). The...
US20080247397 Network clustering for improving connection management and re-routing capabilities  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to re-routing data packets in a communication network according to at least a first version and a second version of a protocol.
US20130259052 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, FORWARDING NODE, RECEIVED PACKET PROCESS METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
A communication system includes: a control apparatus setting a process rule defining a process content appropriate to a received packet in a forwarding node; and a forwarding node comprising a...
US20110200038 METHODS AND APPARATUS RELATED TO PACKET CLASSIFICATION ASSOCIATED WITH A MULTI-STAGE SWITCH  
In one embodiment, an apparatus can include a policy vector module configured to retrieve a compressed policy vector based on a portion of a data packet received at a multi-stage switch. The...
US20130058344 ONE-HOP PACKET PROCESSING IN A NETWORK WITH MANAGED SWITCHING ELEMENTS  
For a logical switching element implemented across several managed switching elements, some embodiments provide a method that receives a packet for processing through the logical switching...
US20070230470 Virtual collapsed backbone network architecture  
A system and method for implementing an overlay network architecture called a Virtual Collapsed Backbone (VCB) are described herein. In one embodiment, a VCB provides a framework for consolidating...
US20110164503 System and Method to Support Enhanced Equal Cost Multi-Path and Link Aggregation Group  
An apparatus comprising a small flow forwarding module configured to distribute and forward a plurality of packets that correspond to a plurality of small flows over a plurality of paths, a large...
US20140362858 Efficient Management of Linked-Lists Traversed by Multiple Processes  
A network device, such as a switch, implements enhanced linked-list processing features. The processing features facilitate packet manipulation actions performed, e.g., by hardware or software...
US20060050714 Method for the priority classification of frames  
It permits individual frames (OSI level 2 packets) to be classified into different priorities according to their content. It is based on the application of a set of rules and subrules for...
US20140169376 LOOP MITIGATION MECHANISM FOR ETHERNET NETWORKS  
A technique is provided for mitigating loops in Ethernet networks. A first port in an Ethernet device receives an Ethernet frame. The frame includes a source identifier, a destination identifier,...
US20120207061 Distributed Storage of Routing Information in a Link State Protocol Controlled Network  
A distributed hash table is implemented to store routing information on a network. Node IDs exchanged in connection with implementation of a link state routing protocol are used as keys in the...
US20130107883 Forwarding ASIC General Egress Multicast Filter Method  
A method for adjusting the egress logical ports within a set of egress logical ports, the method comprising associating a plurality of operand values with a plurality of ingress logical ports and...
US20080165777 Ethernet Adapter Packet Management  
A method, computer program product, and system for managing packets received by an Ethernet adapter shared by a plurality of threads are provided. The method, computer program product, and system...
US20080056139 Network traffic monitoring using embedded target-side analyzer during embedded software development  
A debugging system running on a host device uses an embedded target-side network analyzer to acquire communications information such as packets. The target-side network analyzer logs and analyzes...
US20140153580 REFERENCE ENCODING AND DECODING FOR IMPROVING NETWORK HEADER COMPRESSION THROUGHPUT FOR NOISY CHANNELS  
A method of reducing packet loss resulting from header compression during data transmission comprising of calculating, by a transmitter, the difference between one or more delta fields of each...
US20110255540 System and Method for Adapting a Packet Processing Pipeline  
An apparatus for forwarding packets includes a packet processing pipeline having a processing unit that processes packets compliant with a recognized communication protocol. A first port coupled...
US20130070768 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASYNCHRONOUS HANDSHAKE-BASED INTERCONNECTS  
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provides techniques for a handshaking protocol, and corresponding circuit elements, for an asynchronous network. The techniques utilize a clock-less delay...
US20140204947 IDENTIFICATION OF A PRIVATE DEVICE IN A PUBLIC NETWORK  
Methods, network address translation (NAT) devices, network nodes and system for allowing identification of a private device in a public network or treating traffic of a private device in a public...
US20120327937 FCOE OVER TRILL  
A method for forwarding FCoE packets in a network switching device includes receiving a first packet at the network switching device via an Ethernet link, determining, in the network switching...
US20150055657 APPLICATION BASED PACKET FORWARDING  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, featuring receiving at a network device a plurality of packets associated with a flow, one or more of the plurality of packets...
US20140269720 SCALABLE INFINIBAND PACKET-ROUTING TECHNIQUE  
An InfiniBand switch fabric is described. This InfiniBand switch fabric includes a hierarchy of switches having physical ports. These physical ports have associated local routing tables for...
US20120314707 Pipelined Packet Switching And Queuing Architecture  
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network is disclosed. The linecard has two...
US20140161129 Message Transport System Using Publication and Subscription Mechanisms  
A message transport system may use a publication subscription mechanism to connect nodes and transport messages through the nodes. Each node may establish connections to other nodes, and...
US20150222522 REDUCE SIZE OF IPV6 ROUTING TABLES BY USING A BYPASS TUNNEL  
There are provided a system, a method and a computer program product for routing a data packet. A first router includes a routing table having address routes for routing packets of a first network...
US20100202455 METHOD FOR SECURE NETWORK BASED ROUTE OPTIMIZATION IN MOBILE NETWORKS  
The present invention provides a method of route optimization involving a first mobile device associated with a first home gateway. One embodiment of the method is implemented in a first mobility...
US20140112341 INTERWORKING NETWORK ELEMENT  
The invention relates to a method and device for managing the interconnection between network domains. In one embodiment this is accomplished by classifying the received frame based on service...
US20130176904 Providing Full Point-To-Point Communications Among Compute Nodes Of An Operational Group In A Global Combining Network Of A Parallel Computer  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for providing full point-to-point communications among compute nodes of an operational group in a global combining network of a parallel computer,...
US20120287930 Local switching at a fabric extender  
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet at a fabric extender, performing a look up in a flow table at the fabric extender for a flow associated with the packet, processing the...
US20150244544 CONNECTING A PVLAN SWITCH TO A NON-PVLAN DEVICE  
A PVLAN switch for connecting a PVLAN to a non-PVLAN device is configured as a primary VLAN with secondary VLANs, the primary VLAN includes promiscuous ports, each of the secondary VLANs includes...
US20120170467 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VIRTUAL CIRCUIT PROTECTION AND TRAFFIC VALIDATION  
An approach provides virtual circuit protection. Traffic is received at a network interface device configured to interface an Ethernet virtual circuit of a service provider transport network over...
US20150023354 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLOCATING PACKET SWITCHING RESOURCE  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and a device for allocating a packet switching resource, which includes: receiving, by a management plane unit, a service transport request...
US20080205404 Method and System for Implementing Virtual Circuit Status Consistency  
A method and a system for implementing virtual circuit status consistency. A transmitting provider edge router (PE) send an extended network layer reachability information (NLRI) message to a...
US20140064276 HASHING-BASED ROUTING TABLE MANAGEMENT  
Techniques are provided for hash-based routing table management in a distributed network switch. A frame having a source address and a destination address is received. If no routing entry for the...
US20140064093 HASHING-BASED ROUTING TABLE MANAGEMENT  
Techniques are provided for hash-based routing table management in a distributed network switch. A frame having a source address and a destination address is received. If no routing entry for the...
US20130266013 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING LABEL DISTRIBUTION PROTOCOL (LDP) IN IPv6 NETWORKS  
A method and apparatus for generating an IPv6 compliant label distribution protocol (LDP) control plane packet at a Label Switched Router (LSR).
US20140269723 Apparatus and Method for Processing Alternately Configured Longest Prefix Match Tables  
A network switch includes a memory configurable to store alternate table representations of an individual trie in a hierarchy of tries. A prefix table processor accesses in parallel, using an...
US20140241366 Comprehensive Multipath Routing for Congestion and Quality-of-Service in Communication Networks  
A packet routing method includes computing, for each source node in the data network and each destination node in the data network, a set of multiple routes providing a full range of performance...
US20050169274 Message filtering method  
A message filtering method makes use of a database in which domain names of a network, such as the Internet, are associated with IP addresses, or with geographic locations. Electronic messages are...
US20120147890 APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A TRANSFER DESTINATION OF A PACKET ORIGINATING FROM A VIRTUAL MACHINE  
Transfer destination of a packet originating from a virtual machine is controlled so as to allow a capture device arranged in a communication network to capture a packet that is transferred using...
US20150092783 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING TUNNELS BETWEEN NODES IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK  
Tunnels are established between nodes along a packet transfer route in a communication network so that a packet is transferred from a first relay node to a second relay node via one or more...
US20130058345 Apparatus and Method for Establishing Tunnels Between Nodes in a Communication Network  
Tunnels are established between nodes along a packet transfer route in a communication network so that a packet is transferred from a first relay node to a second relay node via one or more...
US20140341221 OPTIMIZING PRIVATE VIRTUAL LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (VLANS)  
A network device is provided in a private virtual local area network (VLAN). The network device receives a packet on one of multiple private VLAN ports of the network device, and assigns a...
US20130163594 Overlay-Based Packet Steering  
Network topology independent service deployment techniques, referred to as overlay-based packet steering techniques, are provided. In one example, a server destined packet is intercepted by an...
US20150117454 Dynamic Generation of Flow Entries for Last-Hop Processing  
Some embodiments provide a method for a first managed forwarding element that implements logical forwarding elements of a logical network. The method receives a first packet from a second managed...
US20060274753 Method and system for maintaining persistent unique identifiers for devices in a network  
A method of maintaining persistent unique identifiers for devices interconnected in a network. Information is obtained from a device and a fingerprint generated from that information. It is then...
US20140050218 NETWORK INTERFACE CARD HAVING OVERLAY GATEWAY FUNCTIONALITY  
In one embodiment, a system includes a network interface card (NIC) having a plurality of network ports including multiple Peripheral Component Interconnect express (PCIe) ports, a multi-lane PCIe...
US20110051728 Method for Optimizing a Route Cache  
A system and method for managing a route cache to reduce the risk of disruption from denial of service attacks. All traffic arriving on a front interface from local (on-link) nodes (e.g., neighbor...
US20120250505 Method and System for Writing to a VLAN Tag  
According to one embodiment, a method may include writing a congestion forward indicator (CFI) bit of an outer virtual local area network (VLAN) tag in an Ethernet frame to one of a first setting...
US20070127487 Method for managing service bandwidth by customer port and EPON system using the same  
A method for managing a service bandwidth by a customer port and an EPON system using the same are provided. In order to manage the service bandwidth by a customer, ONU and ONT allocate a service...