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US20140140348 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...
US20070258467 Open component manipulation system  
A messaging system and method for creating a messaging hierarchy in a computer network are described. The network is made up of multiple network entities, which include both publishing entities...
US20140334494 HARDWARE HASH TABLE VIRTUALIZATION IN MULTI-PACKET PROCESSOR NETWORKING SYSTEMS  
Techniques for virtualizing hardware hash tables in a networking system are provided. In one embodiment, the networking system can maintain a plurality of virtual hash tables corresponding to a...
US20110206053 Hierarchical Network Topology  
A network including a hierarchical structure of nodes is described. The structure of nodes includes n layers including n−1 layers of switch nodes and 1 layer of computational nodes. Each layer in...
US20100303081 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORWARDING A PACKET AMONG A PLURALITY OF EDGE ROUTERS  
A communication system is configured to include a plurality of edge nodes each coupled to a user network, and a plurality of point-to-point links each coupling a pair of edge nodes. Any pair of...
US20140064287 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...
US20150163150 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF SERVICE PLACEMENT FOR SERVICE CHAINING  
A method for placing services at network devices is disclosed. A network contains a plurality of network devices and the network offers a set of services to subscribers. Each subscriber of the...
US20120063461 Method Of Routing A Packet  
The invention concerns a method of routing a packet in a packet switching network, and a corresponding router (50). A new or an obsolete entry in a routing table is detected. A timer is started. A...
US20120257500 PACKET SCHEDULING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
Improved packet scheduling methods and apparatuses for use in, among other things, a network interface of a router (or other network element) are described herein. In one such improved method,...
US20110261692 METHOD FOR BALANCING LOADS IN MOBILE WIRELESS AD-HOC NETWORKS  
The invention relates to a method for balancing the traffic load without affecting the performance or efficiency or efficiency in Pocket Switched Networks, comprised within the so-called...
US20120155477 MULTI HOP ROUTING APPARATUS AND MULTI HOP ROUTING METHOD  
Disclosed is a multi hop routing apparatus, including: a receiving unit that receives multi hop routing messages; a parsing unit that parses the received multi hop routing messages; and a control...
US20110228788 ALTERNATE DOWN PATHS FOR DIRECTED ACYCLIC GRAPH (DAG) ROUTING  
In one embodiment, a node “N” within a computer network utilizing directed acyclic graph (DAG) routing selects a parent node “P” within the DAG, and, where P is not a DAG root, may determine a...
US20130188651 MOBILITY IN IP WITHOUT MOBILE IP  
Not Mobile IP (NMIP) comprises methods for implementing macro-mobility in an IP network, wherein macro-mobility means the ability of an endpoint node to change its network-layer, e.g., IP, address...
US20120189014 GRACEFUL NETWORK MERGE BY PERFORMING A GRACEFUL TRANSITION OF CONFLICTING ROUTING IDENTIFIERS  
A first switch of a first network may receive a second set of information including routing identifiers associated with a second network, wherein the first switch of the first network is connected...
US20110243142 INGRESS AND EGRESS SWITCH WHICH DETERMINES SERVICES RELATED TO AN INCOMING PACKET  
Virtual machine environments are provided in the switches that form a network, with the virtual machines executing network services previously performed by dedicated appliances. The virtual...
US20110274113 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING NOTIFICATION OF A CHANGE IN PATH CONDITION  
An approach is provided for notifying a change in path condition. A change in condition of a label switched path connecting a first node and second node is detected. A notification message is...
US20110243141 System of User Devices  
A system comprising: a first user device and at least a second user device for a same user, at least one of the first and second user devices being a household media appliance, and each being...
US20140161130 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...
US20150215208 PACKET SWITCH USING PHYSICAL LAYER FIBER PATHWAYS  
The present disclosure relates to a system for communicating traffic within a network. The system includes a plurality of switches for receiving/transmitting traffic within the network, a...
US20100303086 Scalable Multi-Hop Mesh Packet Switch Fabric  
The present invention provides a multi-hop mesh fabric that allows existing systems to be more effectively scaled to increase bandwidth and the number of nodes within the fabric. The multi-hop...
US20130287032 UPDATING VIRTUAL NETWORK MAPS  
A switch determines a path, not included in a first set of virtual networks associated with the switch. It is determined if the path can be added to an existing virtual network in the first set of...
US20070076616 Communication system hierarchical testing systems and methods - entity dependent automatic selection of tests  
Hierarchical testing systems and methods for testing communication systems are disclosed. Testing functions which test entities such as equipment or services of a communication system are...
US20130089101 CREDIT-BASED NETWORK CONGESTION MANAGEMENT  
A switching network includes first, second and third switches coupled for communication, such that the first and third switches communicate data traffic via the second switch. The first switch is...
US20120134361 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF UTILIZING A FRAMEWORK FOR INFORMATION ROUTING IN LARGE-SCALE DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS USING SWARM INTELLIGENCE  
In some embodiments, the invention involves information routing in networks, and, more specifically, to defining a framework using swarm intelligence and utilization of the defined framework for...
US20110158242 TRANSPORTING OBJECT PACKETS IN A NESTED SYSTEM LANDSCAPE  
Described are methods and systems related to transporting one or more object packets present in a nested hierarchy of one or more system landscapes. The object packets available for transporting...
US20100303080 Method and System for Caching IP Network Topology  
In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a system for caching network traffic includes an interface configured to receive traffic from a plurality of nodes communicating in a...
US20110243144 NETWORK ARCHITECTURE WITH DISTRIBUTION OF PACKET SERVICES TO VARIOUS SWITCHES  
Virtual machine environments are provided in the switches that form a network, with the virtual machines executing network services previously performed by dedicated appliances. The virtual...
US20120300674 FAST CONVERGENCE ON CHILD LINK FAILURES AND WEIGHTED LOAD BALANCING OF AGGREGATE ETHERNET/SONET BUNDLES  
A network device provides a selector list that includes indices of child nexthops associated with the network device, where each of the child nexthops is associated with a corresponding child link...
US20110200051 ETHERNET NETWORK SYNCHRONIZATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
The present disclosure relates to Ethernet synchronization systems and methods that combines Synchronous Ethernet (Sync-E) and Precision Time Protocol (PTP) IEEE 1588 algorithms. The present...
US20140105036 System and Method of Implementing Quality of Service over a Packet-Based Network  
A method includes, at a first network endpoint, determining whether a second network endpoint supports receipt of a stream of packets having a quality of service indicator. The method further...
US20100299441 MULTI-PROTOCOL NETWORK REGISTRATION AND ADDRESS RESOLUTION  
The functionality of communications standards and protocols that are application-layer specific are overlaid on an IP-based infrastructure, by employing an IP DNS server as the registration host...
US20110134928 TRANSMITTING A PACKET  
Provided are a method, system, and program for selecting one of a plurality of adapters to use to transmit a packet. A packet is generated by a protocol driver having connection information in a...
US20150098475 HOST TABLE MANAGEMENT IN SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORK (SDN) SWITCH CLUSTERS HAVING LAYER-3 DISTRIBUTED ROUTER FUNCTIONALITY  
According to one embodiment, a system includes a switch controller in communication with a plurality of switches in a switch cluster via a communication protocol, at least one switch in the switch...
US20110097084 Hierarchical Passive Networks  
A communication network is described in which a number of computing nodes are situated in a logical multidimensional array and are linked by communication cables. The communication cables carry...
US20120155475 Dynamic Routing Metric Adjustment  
In one embodiment, one or more routing update parameters may be set for and propagated to nodes of a directed acyclic graph (DAG) in a computer network, the routing update parameters indicative of...
US20100165995 ROUTING FRAMES IN A COMPUTER NETWORK USING BRIDGE IDENTIFIERS  
Methods, apparatus, and products for routing frames in a network using bridge identifiers, wherein the network includes a plurality of bridge nodes. At least one of the bridge nodes operates as an...
US20110085446 IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO NETWORKS  
A network comprising a plurality of nodes (10-17) interconnected by communication links (20-27), wherein the nodes comprise pairs of nodes (10, 17) configured as maintenance end points. Each...
US20110243143 SWITCH WITH PACKET SERVICES PROCESSING  
Virtual machine environments are provided in the switches that form a network, with the virtual machines executing network services previously performed by dedicated appliances. The virtual...
US20120201252 METHOD & APPARATUS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF NETWORK TRAFFIC  
A packet network system, such as an autonomous system, includes a plurality of packet network devices some of which are edge routers and some of which are core routers. Each of the edge and core...
US20130182714 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...
US20140192817 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...
US20150236980 EFFICIENT HIGHLY CONNECTED DEPLOYMENT UNITS  
Efficient and highly-scalable network solutions are provided that each utilize deployment units based on Clos networks, but in an environment such as a data center of Internet Protocol-based...
US20120182999 QUALITY OF SERVICE HALF-DUPLEX MEDIA ACCESS CONTROLLER  
A network switch includes a transmitter and a controller. The transmitter is configured to selectively terminate transmission of a first frame from the network switch. The controller is configured...
US20130301413 VIRTUAL INTERNET PROTOCOL MIGRATION AND LOAD BALANCING  
A system for virtual internet protocol (VIP) address migration. The system comprises serving one or more clients connected via a switch router over a network to one or more network gateways. The...
US20110235646 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING PROPAGATION DELAY IN A NETWORK  
A propagation delay in the transmission of a frame from an initiator node to a peer node is determined by initially identifying a frame number and byte offset of a first incoming frame from the...
US20140348175 Moca Packet Aggregation  
Embodiments may be disclosed herein that provide systems, devices, and methods of operating a Multimedia over Coax (MoCA) network. One such embodiment is a method comprising: aggregating packets,...
US20110051652 Wireless communication apparatus  
A packet is transmitted from a source node to a destination node via a relay path in a multi-hop network. The packet is transmitted by cache routing or source routing, depending on the presence or...
US20100316050 APPLYING ADAPTIVE THRESHOLDS TO MULTCAST STREAMS WITHIN COMPUTER NETWORKS  
In general, techniques are described for applying adaptive thresholds to multicast streams within computer networks. For example, an access node may implement the techniques to facilitate...
US20120320731 Power Distribution System Communication System and Method  
A power distribution system may incorporate a network communication capability. The network communication capability may be configured or may be configurable as a multi-tiered, mesh network. The...
US20110243145 METHOD TO ACCURATELY AND SECURELY DETERMINE PROPAGATION DELAY AND DISTANCE BETWEEN SENDING AND RECEIVING NODE IN PACKET NETWORK USING CUT-THROUGH APPROACH AND PACKET NETWORK NODE FOR EXECUTING THE METHOD  
A method and system for measuring a distance between nodes in a packet network are provided. The system and method include measuring and storing a departure time of a ping packet sent from a...