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US20140023074 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LAYER-2 NETWORK ROUTING  
An example method is provided and includes receiving a data message from a first virtual local area network; determining at an edge switch-router of a Layer-2 network whether the message should be...
US20140064286 DETECTING VLAN REGISTRATION PROTOCOL CAPABILITY OF A SWITCH IN A COMPUTER NETWORK  
In particular embodiments, a first switch implementing a first virtual local area network (VLAN) registration protocol and connected to a first end of the trunk detects whether a second switch...
US20130044757 Proxy FHRP for Anycast Routing Service  
Embodiments described herein achieve proxy FHRP for anycast routing services through the coordination of L2MP edge switches to allow load balancing for the use of routing services. Such...
US20130235874 MULTITENANT ACCESS TO MULTIPLE DESKTOPS ON HOST MACHINE PARTITIONS IN A SERVICE PROVIDER NETWORK  
Routers and host machines can host desktops for two or more enterprises. A virtual local area network is established for each enterprise. Each virtual local area network is connected to a...
US20100309920 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO SELECTIVELY ASSIGN ROUTING TABLES TO ROUTER LINECARDS  
Methods and apparatus to selectively assign routing tables to router linecards are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes computing costs associated with assigning routing information for...
US20110243140 RSTP Tracking  
On a first network element to support rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) for a plurality of virtual local area networks (VLANs) in a network, receiving a packet from a second network element in...
US20130315252 IMPLEMENTING PVLANs IN A LARGE-SCALE DISTRIBUTED VIRTUAL SWITCH  
In one embodiment, a list of source identifiers is maintained at a virtual switch. These source identifiers are allowed to send packets through the virtual switch to ports in a private virtual...
US20110194404 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FAST PROTECTION OF DUAL-HOMED VIRTUAL PRIVATE LAN SERVICE (VPLS) SPOKES  
A novel and useful system and method for fast protection of dual homed Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) spokes. Fast protection is achieved by forwarding traffic to the dual homed VPLS spoke...
US20100226244 Network System  
Provided is a multicast path management method for a connectionless communication. Also provided is a path protection function which is effective when a path has failed. A network is formed by a...
US20110096670 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR PERFORMING SWITCHING AND FOR EXCHANGING MANAGEMENT-REQUESTED SWITCHING MESSAGES BETWEEN NODES FOR 1:1 BIDIRECTIONAL VIRTUAL LOCAL AREA NETWORK (VLAN) PROTECTION WITHOUT USING Y.1731-BASED AUTOMATIC PROTECTION SWITCHING (APS) MESSAGES  
To perform protection switching between tunnels in a network, Y.1731-based APS messages are often sent from a management system to nodes at the tunnels' end-points. If the management system is...
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...
US20140086252 Use Of Backbone Virtual Local Area Network (BVLAN) As Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Identifier And Shared Backbone Media Access Control (BMAC) Tables To Implement A Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) Layer 3 (L3) Virtual Services Network (VSN)  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for using Backbone Virtual Local Area Network (BVLAN) as Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Identifier and shared Backbone Media Access Control...
US20110142045 IPv6 VLAN TAG PACKET TRANSPORT OPTIMIZATION  
A network device receives an Ethernet frame sent from an originating device toward a destination device, determines whether the frame includes an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) payload, and...
US20110096785 VIRTUALIZATION-SUPPORTING PROGRAMMABLE PLATFORM DEVICE AND METHOD OF TRANSFERRING PACKET  
Provided are a virtualization-supporting programmable platform device and a method of transferring a packet. The method includes, when a switch receives a packet including a destination sliver...
US20140023081 Method and Apparatus for Transporting Ethernet Services  
Frames of customer traffic may be encapsulated by adding Mac-in-Mac (MiM) encapsulation fields for transportation of the frames over a portion of provider network. The MiM encapsulated traffic may...
US20120044939 Method and Apparatus for Transporting Ethernet Services  
Frames of customer traffic may be encapsulated by adding Mac-in-Mac (MiM) encapsulation fields for transportation of the frames over a portion of provider network. The MiM encapsulated traffic may...
US20130329578 LARGE-SCALE PASSIVE NETWORK MONITORING USING MULTIPLE TIERS OF ORDINARY NETWORK SWITCHES  
Passive monitoring of a large-scale network using multiple tiers of ordinary network switches, as opposed to purpose-built network monitoring hardware, is accomplished by initially providing...
US20080205409 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF IMPLEMENTING VIRTUAL LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (VLANS) WITH TEAMED COMMUNICATION PORTS  
A method and system of implementing virtual local area networks (VLANs) with teamed communication ports. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising teaming a plurality of...
US20130114609 VLAN Numbering In Access Networks  
The invention relates to VLAN numbering in access networks.
US20130114608 VLAN Numbering In Access Networks  
The invention relates to VLAN numbering in access networks.
US20110216744 INTERWORKING OF NETWORKS WITH SINGLE RADIO HANDOVER  
Embodiments of systems and methods for interworking of networks using a single radio handover are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.
US20120182997 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING TRANSPORT OF CUSTOMER QOS INFORMATION VIA PBB NETWORKS  
A customer Quality-of-Service (QoS) transport capability is depicted and described herein. The customer QoS transport capability enables transparent transport of customer QoS information via a...
US20140029623 VLAN Advertisement And Automated Configuration  
A gratuitous address resolution protocol frame is sent from an information handling system upon detection of VLAN status change the information handling system. A status flag included in the...
US20110242991 METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING BORDER GATEWAY PROTOCOL ROUTE  
A method, device, and system for processing Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) route are provided, which relate to the field of network communication technologies. The method includes: receiving a BGP...
US20110075664 Private Allocated Networks Over Shared Communications Infrastructure  
Methods and systems for implementing private allocated networks in a virtual infrastructure are presented. One method operation creates virtual switches in one or more hosts in the virtual...
US20120275347 DIFFERENTIATED SERVICES FOR UNICAST AND MULTICAST FRAMES IN LAYER 2 TOPOLOGIES  
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving information on layer 2 topologies at a network device in a core network, mapping one or more Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) to the layer 2...
US20110026530 PSEUDO WIRE LABEL REFLECTOR, AN EDGE EQUIPMENT, AND A TWO-LAYER VIRTUAL NETWORK  
A pseudo wire label reflector, based on a existing label distribution router, further includes: a mode management unit, for determining the mode for switching and transferring a pseudo wire label...
US20110228786 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REGISTERING AND UN-REGISTERING MEMBERSHIP IN VIRTUAL LOCAL AREA NETWORKS  
In one embodiment, a network device in a computer network determines a plurality of attribute events that each represent a virtual local area network (VLAN) registration state of a respective VLAN...
US20150131669 VIRTUAL NETWORK OVERLAYS  
Systems and methods are provided for overlaying a virtual network on a physical network in a data center environment. An overlay system is arranged in an overlay virtual network to include an...
US20130195111 Shortest Path Bridging in a Multi-Area Network  
A method that improves multi-area routed Ethernet network design, in which multipath implementation in each of the areas is independent of each other area to allow optimal network design in each...
US20110194564 Distributing Ethernet Alarm Indication Signal Information to Multiple Virtual Local Area Networks  
Ethernet Alarm Indication Signal (ETH-AIS) information for multiple Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) is consolidated and distributed to the multiple VLANs in a single Ethernet frame. Note, as...
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...
US20140204951 METHODS OF ESTABLISHING VIRTUAL CIRCUITS AND OF PROVIDING A VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK SERVICE THROUGH A SHARED NETWORK, AND PROVIDER EDGE DEVICE FOR SUCH NETWORK  
A virtual private network (VPN) service is provided through a shared network infrastructure comprising interconnected provider edge (PE) devices having customer edge (CE) interfaces. Some of the...
US20140204942 METHODS OF ESTABLISHING VIRTUAL CIRCUITS AND OF PROVIDING A VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK SERVICE THROUGH A SHARED NETWORK, AND PROVIDER EDGE DEVICE FOR SUCH NETWORK  
A virtual private network (VPN) service is provided through a shared network infrastructure comprising interconnected provider edge (PE) devices having customer edge (CE) interfaces. Some of the...
US20120224584 RELIABILITY PROCESSING METHODS AND SYSTEMS IN THE NETWORKING OF METRO ETHERNET NETWORK PROVIDING MULTI-SERVICE  
A reliability processing method in networking of Metro Ethernet Network providing multi-service includes: establishing a Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) group with at least two service...
US20120207169 METHOD OF PROVIDING VIRTUAL ROUTER FUNCTIONALITY  
A method of presenting different virtual routers to different end users, classes of service, or packets is provided. An incoming packet is received having a VLAN field and at least one additional...
US20150030031 FORWARDING PACKETS IN AN EDGE DEVICE  
An edge device searches a MAC table to obtain information of a public network egress interface for a packet which is to be sent from a local site to a remote site to access a service, replaces a...
US20110249677 PAY-AS-YOU-GROW GRADUAL CUTOVER METHOD TO SCALE A PROVIDER BRIDGE NETWORK TO A VPLS OR PROVIDER BACKBONE BRIDGING NETWORK  
A method and apparatus that operates two bridging protocols in a hybrid bridging node is described. The operation of the two bridging protocols in the hybrid node allows for an incremental...
US20110069711 PROVISIONING SINGLE OR MULTISTAGE NETWORKS USING ETHERNET SERVICE INSTANCES (ESIs)  
Techniques for provisioning single or multistage networks using Ethernet Service Instances (ESIs). In one embodiment, an ESI is a logical entity or object that stores information that may be used...
US20140269733 SCALABLE GATEWAYS FOR A FABRIC SWITCH  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a gateway subgroup module, a tunnel management module, and a packet processor. The gateway subgroup module operates...
US20110268125 VIRTUAL CLUSTER SWITCHING  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch system. The switch includes one or more ports on the switch configured to transmit packets encapsulated based on a first protocol. The...
US20110141881 LIMITING CONTROL TRAFFIC IN A REDUNDANT GATEWAY ARCHITECTURE  
Control traffic in a virtual LAN (VLAN) may be reduced. In one implementation, a network device may implement one of a plurality of redundant gateway devices in a virtual router that includes one...
US20110019654 Method and Apparatus for Use in a Communications Network  
A method is provided of enabling access for a terminal (12-1) to a remote network (60) via a mobile network (40). A first connectivity service function (30) is provided as part of the mobile...
US20120069744 GENERATING AND ALLOCATING PERFORMANCE MONITORING TRAFFIC  
A method includes monitoring, by a first network device, traffic from a customer device, wherein the traffic is to be forwarded via a provider's network. The method also includes identifying a...
US20080247406 Layer 2 virtual private network over PBB-TE/PBT and seamless interworking with VPLS  
A Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2VPN) system is provided. A Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB) network is provided which comprises a plurality of sites to be connected via a L2VPN. The plurality...
US20120207170 VIRTUAL PRIVATE LAN SERVICE PACKET PROCESSING  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to processing Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) packets. Each VPLS packet is processed in two stages. In a first stage Layer 2 and Layer 3 headers are...
US20110058560 VIRTUAL NETWORK MANAGEMENT SERVER AND NETWORK SYSTEM  
A virtual network management server includes ring node information that manages configuration nodes for each of the rings, and ring connection I/F for each of the ring configuration nodes,...
US20120300784 METHOD FOR SENDING ETHERNET FRAMES IN ETHERNET TREE SERVICE AND PROVIDER EDGE DEVICE  
The present disclosure relates to the field of network communication, and in particular, to a method for sending Ethernet frames in an Ethernet Tree service and a provider edge device. The method...
US20090080438 METHOD FOR ACCESSING VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK, VIRTUAL PRIVATE SYSTEM, VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK AND PROVIDER EDGE DEVICE THEREOF  
A method for accessing VPN using PW Emulation Edge-to-Edge Virtual Leased Line includes: configuring a first PW ID in a first Provider Edge Device that hosts a VSI, and an IP address of a second...
US20090279551 Vertical integration of network management for ethernet and the optical transport  
Systems and methods are described that vertically integrate telecommunications network management across multiple transport domains and network layers to support E2E network management....

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