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Allocating orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) resources in ethernet passive optical network (epon)…

Allocating orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) resources in ethernet passive optical network (epon)…

System and method for a subscriber-powered network element

System and method for a subscriber-powered network element

System and method for a subscriber-powered network element

Communication system, communication method, edge device, edge device control method, edge device control program,…

Date/App# patent app List of recent Ethernet-related patents
10/23/14
20140314425
 Full-duplex multi-mode fiber communication patent thumbnailFull-duplex multi-mode fiber communication
Techniques are presented herein to facilitate higher bandwidth communications in a data center using existing multi-mode fibers and full-duplex optical communication techniques. A first device transmits to a second device a first optical signal at a first wavelength on a first optical fiber.
10/23/14
20140314418
 Allocating orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) resources in ethernet passive optical network (epon) over coaxial (epoc) patent thumbnailAllocating orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) resources in ethernet passive optical network (epon) over coaxial (epoc)
A method implemented in a fiber coaxial unit (fcu) comprising receiving a plurality of ethernet passive optical network (epon) report messages from a plurality of coaxial network units (cnus) across a coaxial network, receiving an epon gate message comprising time quanta (tq) information indicating an upstream transmission time grant for the fcu across the optical network, translating the tq based upstream transmission time grants to ofdm resource block grants in a time domain and in a frequency domain across the coaxial network for each cnu based on the configurable constants, and transmitting an epon over coaxial (epoc) gate message to each cnu, wherein each epoc gate message comprises a cnu profile indicating the orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) resource block grants for the an associated cnu and a start time.. .
10/23/14
20140314412
 System and method for a subscriber-powered network element patent thumbnailSystem and method for a subscriber-powered network element
A system for powering a network element of a fiber optic wide area network is disclosed. When communication data is transferred between a central office (co) and a subscriber terminal using a network element to convert optical to electrical (o-e) and electrical to optical (e-o) signals between a fiber from the central office and twisted wire pair, coaxial cable or ethernet cable transmission lines from the subscriber terminal, techniques related to local powering of a network element or drop site by the subscriber terminal or subscriber premise remote powering device are provided.
10/23/14
20140314092
 Communication system, communication method, edge device, edge device control method, edge device control program, non-edge device, non-edge device control method, and non-edge device control program patent thumbnailCommunication system, communication method, edge device, edge device control method, edge device control program, non-edge device, non-edge device control method, and non-edge device control program
A communication system includes an ethernet™ network and a mpls-tp network connected with each other. A communication device transmits an oam frame including frame type information showing that a frame type is an oam frame, mpls communication device identification information for identifying a communication device configuring the mpls-tp network, and process content information showing a process content.
10/23/14
20140313899
 System and method of automatically configuring i-sids in gmpls controlled ethernet provider backbone bridged networks patent thumbnailSystem and method of automatically configuring i-sids in gmpls controlled ethernet provider backbone bridged networks
A system and method of automatically configuring a service instance identifier (i-sid) in a generalized multiprotocol label switching (gmpls) controlled network. The method begins by identifying a specific i-sid for a specific service in the gmpls controlled network.
10/23/14
20140313042
 Traceable cables patent thumbnailTraceable cables
Traceable cables (e.g., networking cables, power cables, etc.). Some embodiments include a traceable power cable with a battery (e.g., that may be rechargeable from current from an external power source to which the power cable is electrically connected).
10/23/14
20140312698
 Unit having a switching function for ethernet patent thumbnailUnit having a switching function for ethernet
An arrangement for a switching function unit for ethernet having a number of active components of the ethernet which are combined by a switching function unit to form a functional unit; and at least three mutually independent power supplies for supplying power to the active components, wherein a first of the at least three power supplies is a local power supply for the switching function unit, a second of the at least three power supplies is a first extraneous power supply via ethernet for the switching function unit, and a third of the at least three power supplies is a second extraneous power supply via ethernet for the switching function unit.. .
10/16/14
20140310370
 Network-displaced direct storage patent thumbnailNetwork-displaced direct storage
A network-displaced direct storage architecture transports storage commands over a network interface. In one implementation, the architecture maps, at hosts, block storage commands to remote direct memory access operations (e.g., over converged ethernet).
10/16/14
20140310354
 Data transfer patent thumbnailData transfer
A data transfer method and system includes at least one switch device (102) configured, in use, to transfer data, directly or indirectly, between a plurality of computing devices (104). The at least one switch device is configured to provide a plurality of virtual local area networks (vlan), each said vlan being configured as a virtual channel (vc) by receiving data from a said computing device designated as a sole source of data over the vc.
10/16/14
20140307762
 Communication system for managing leased line network and a method thereof patent thumbnailCommunication system for managing leased line network and a method thereof
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a communication system for managing leased line networks. The system comprises of a router to route data from one network to another network, and a v.35 modem configured to receive the data from the router and transmit the data to a predefined destination using internet protocol (ip) network.
10/16/14
20140307743
Method and apparatus for automated subscriber-based tdm-ip conversion
An automated conversion method and apparatus are provided to automatically detect the type of an incoming signal (e.g., sonet or ethernet signal) at a site and to encapsulate outgoing data, or not, based on that detection to facilitate conversion to new infrastructure (e.g., tdm to ethernet). The automatic detection can be achieved by alternating a search for a first or second protocol signals (e.g., a sonet signal or ethernet signal) received after a loss of signal or other similar event.
10/16/14
20140307738
Communication method, apparatus and system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a communication method, apparatus, and system, where the communication method includes: receiving a packet, encapsulating all or a part of the packet into an ethernet operation, administration and maintenance packet, and then, according to a corresponding relationship between a port that receives the packet and a corresponding maintenance entity group end point, sending the encapsulated packet to an apparatus that includes the maintenance entity group. The communication method, apparatus, and system provided by the embodiments of the present invention implement ip address-based communication and management for a device that does not have an ip address by means of port mapping and packet encapsulation..
10/16/14
20140307721
Apparatus and method for delivering public switched telephone network service and broadband internet access
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for delivering public switched telephone network (pstn), broadband internet access and private data services using transmission control protocol/internet protocol (tcp/ip) over an ethernet based transport network though a private fixed wireless network. An embodiment of the invention utilizes a class 4/5 soft switch connected to a private fixed wireless network designed and constructed to deliver near toll quality pstn, broadband internet and private data services to a subscriber.
10/16/14
20140307578
Fibre channel over ethernet support in a trill network environment
An example method for fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) support in a transparent interconnection of lots of links (trill) network environment is provided and includes configuring at least two virtual storage area networks (sans) in a trill network environment, which includes a plurality of leaf switches and spine switches, with each leaf switch being configured as a fcoe forwarder (fcf) enabled to forward frames according to fcoe protocol, and configuring at least an edge broadcast domain and a transport broadcast domain for each virtual san at each leaf switch. The edge broadcast domain includes end device links between the leaf switch and one or more end devices, and the transport broadcast domain includes spine links between the leaf switch and the spine switches..
10/16/14
20140307555
Flow control credits for priority in lossless ethernet
In one embodiment, a system includes an initiator port adapted to receive a traffic flow having a plurality of packets and a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to classify the traffic flow into a traffic class based on at least one criteria related to the traffic flow, the traffic class being selected from a plurality of traffic classes and transmit one or more packets of the traffic flow to a target port designated by the one or more packets of the traffic flow until an amount of flow credits allocated to the target port is insufficient to service additional packets. Other systems, methods, and computer program products for providing credit-based flow control are described in more embodiments..
10/16/14
20140307554
Virtual enhanced transmission selection (vets) for lossless ethernet
In one embodiment, a system includes a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to receive a traffic flow having a plurality of packets, classify the traffic flow into a traffic class based on a characteristic of the traffic flow, the traffic class being selected from a plurality of traffic classes, store an identifier of the selected traffic class to one or more of the packets, and transmit the traffic flow according to its destination based on a priority of its selected traffic class. In more embodiments, additional systems, methods, and computer program products for prioritizing traffic flow handling are described..
10/16/14
20140306836
Advanced accessible pedestrian system for signalized traffic intersections
Pedestrian call systems with bidirectional communication between pedestrian call stations and traffic controllers are arranged so as to detect system errors. Communications can be provided over power conductors, and systems can be configured and monitored using a web browser.
10/09/14
20140304500
Authentication and initial key exchange in ethernet passive optical network over coaxial network
A method comprising generating an updated security key upon expiration of a key exchange timer, transferring the updated security key to a coaxial network unit (cnu), retaining an original key, wherein the updated security key comprises a different key identification number than the original key, accepting and decrypting upstream traffic that employs either the original key or the updated key, after transferring the updated security key to the cnu, creating a key switchover timer, before the key switchover timer expires, verify that upstream traffic transferred from the cnu on a logical link uses the updated security key, and when upstream traffic is encrypted using the updated security key, begin using the updated security key to encrypt downstream traffic and clear the key switchover timer.. .
10/09/14
20140301402
Fcoe vn_port virtualizer
An fcoe vn_port virtualizer where vf_ports are used to connect downstream to host and target vn_ports and a vn_port is used to connect upstream to further fcoe vn_port virtualizers or to an fcf. An alternate embodiment uses an ethernet fabric for an additional purpose.
10/09/14
20140301244
Method and apparatus for exchanging routing information and the establishment of connectivity across multiple network areas
Routes may be installed across multiple link state protocol controlled ethernet network areas by causing abbs to leak i-sid information advertised by bebs in a l1 network area into an l2 network area. Abbs will only leak i-sids for bebs where it is the closest abb for that beb.
10/09/14
20140301185
Handling a fault in an ethernet ring network
The present disclosure relates to a fault handling method for a communication network that comprises a plurality of intersecting ethernet rings including at least a first ethernet ring having a first master node and a first transit node and a second ethernet ring having a second master node and a second transit node, the first ethernet ring and the second ethernet ring intersecting at a first shared link connecting at least a first shared node and a second shared node shared between the first ethernet ring and the second ethernet ring, the method comprising a ring-extension process including the second master node joining the first ethernet ring as a transit node upon determination of a fault in the first shared link, and the second master node sending a ring extend message to notify the second transit node to join the first ethernet ring as a transit node of the first ethernet ring.. .
10/02/14
20140298467
Automated sniffer apparatus and method for monitoring computer systems for unauthorized access
An apparatus for wireless communication including an automated intrusion detection process is provided. The apparatus has a portable housing, which may have a length no greater than 1 meter, a width no greater than 1 meter, and a height of no greater than 1 meter.
10/02/14
20140294133
Low-cost port synchronization method in multiport ethernet devices
A method for frequency synchronization of a multiport device may include recovering a clock frequency of a master port of a first device that is linked to the multiport device at a slave port of the multiport device. A clock frequency of the slave port may be locked to the recovered-clock frequency of the master port of the first device.
10/02/14
20140293936
Method, device and system for accessing wireless local area network, wireless station, and wireless access point
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device and a system for accessing a wireless local area network, a wireless station, and a wireless access point. In the present invention, a wireless station bridge sets a virtual interface mac address for an ethernet device, so that the ethernet device connected to the wireless station bridge has a corresponding mac address in a wireless local area network, and therefore, the ethernet device can access the wireless local area network by using a bridging function of the wireless station bridge..
10/02/14
20140293791
Ethernet differentiated services conditioning
A network includes an edge node configured to define the per-hop behaviors using a set of bits in an ethernet header of a frame and a core node configured to receive the frame and to forward the frame according to the per-hop-behaviors. The network can also include a defined set of differentiated service classes, each differentiated service class associated with the set of per-hop behaviors, indicated in the set of priority bits.
10/02/14
20140293774
Ring protection state aware bandwidth adaptation
For performing link adaptation in an ethernet ring protection system, a link management controller (180) determines a ring protection state of an ethernet protection ring. Further, the link management controller (180) adapts bandwidth of a link (25) of the ethernet protection ring.
10/02/14
20140293771
Network relay device
In a chassis-type network relay device, fault tolerance for the continuity monitoring function of ethernet (registered trademark) oam is improved. A first management card and a second management card serving as a main management card and a backup management card have continuity monitoring units which generate monitoring frames for checking continuity between devices and transmit the monitoring frames to a given line card, respectively.
10/02/14
20140293132
Video clone for a display matrix
Systems, methods, and computer-readable and executable instructions are provided for providing a video clone to a display matrix. Providing a video clone to a display matrix can include utilizing a computing device to transfer video images via ethernet to a network interface controller (nic) device 602.
09/25/14
20140286347
Multi-host ethernet controller
Described herein is a system having a multi-host ethernet controller (102) configured to provide communication and control between two or more independent host processors (104) and a network device. In one implementation, the multi host ethernet controller (102), having an integrated l2 switch (110) to enable a plurality of independent host systems to access same physical gigabit network port concurrently.
09/25/14
20140286346
System and method for 10/40 gigabit ethernet multi-lane gearbox
A system and method for system and method for 10/40 gigabit ethernet multi-lane gearbox. In one embodiment, a gearbox device includes one or more inputs on a line side of the device, the one or more inputs being configured to receive four asynchronous 10 gbit/s ethernet channels, a marking module that is configured to insert virtual lane markers into four data flows at defined intervals to produce four marked data flows, and a 4:n physical media attachment (pma) module that is configured to generate one or more higher-rate data flows based on the four marked data flows..
09/25/14
20140284997
Current regulation circuit, power over ethernet system, and method
A current regulation circuit includes a number of current regulation units. Each of the current regulation units includes a sampling unit, a mean conversion unit, a current integration unit, a comparison unit, and a voltage conversion unit.
09/18/14
20140281640
Intelligent front panel
The front panel includes intelligence for controlling power, reset and power down functions for a storage enclosure having multiple servers, service processors, and enclosure management devices. The front panel may display information pertaining to system power state, disk activity, ethernet activity, and other information.
09/18/14
20140281104
System and method of sending pci express data over ethernet connection
According to certain aspects, the present invention relates to a system and method of sending pci express video data over a lower speed ethernet connection. In embodiments, a system according to the invention includes bridges at either end of an ethernet connection that is disposed between a pcie host and a pcie device.
09/18/14
20140281024
Sas domain management and ssp data handling over ethernet
A server application is executed on an active device within the sas domain, the active device connected to a remote client via an ethernet connection. At least one command is received from the remote client via the ethernet connection.
09/18/14
20140281021
Adaptive setting of the quantized congestion notification equilibrium setpoint in converged enhanced eithernet networks
Embodiments relate to controlling workload flow on converged ethernet links. An aspect includes coupling, by a processing device, a first control loop to a second control loop.
09/18/14
20140280844
Fast virtual media kvm system
A keyboard-mouse-video (kvm) system. The system includes a kvm switch having a first controller; a roc unit having a second controller; and a cable which connects the roc unit to the kvm switch, the cable having four pairs of wires.
09/18/14
20140273601
Micro ethernet connector
In an embodiment, a micro ethernet connector includes an outer housing that has a recessed front end and a back end. The micro ethernet connector further includes an inner housing that is disposed within the recessed front end of the outer housing.
09/18/14
20140270767
Cross-connect using ethernet multiplexors for a simple metro ethernet network
A metro area network is provided that includes edge and core multiplexors each having a plurality of line ports and one or more uplink ports, a transport network carrying multiplexed traffic between the edge and core multiplexors. In a hard cross connect implementation utilizing source port tagging, a cross-connect device coupled to the core multiplexors provisions or maps communications path between the core multiplexors thereby providing preselected connectivity/mapping of two or more line ports of any of the edge multiplexors.
09/18/14
20140270755
Methods and apparatuses for improved ethernet path selection using optical levels
Methods and apparatuses are provided to employ an enhanced loss of signal (elos) function in network equipment (ne) such as an ethernet switch that is coupled to an optical path by a transceiver (e.g., an sfp). Diagnostics such as optical path receive (rx) level from the transceiver are used by the elos function to regenerate los status from the transceiver when either los or designated low rx level conditions exist.
09/18/14
20140269745
Fcoe vn_port to fc n_port operations in an ethernet fabric
Ethernet fabric devices all act as fcoe to fc gateways, so that the ethernet fabric itself is considered a virtual fcoe to fc gateway. Further, the ethernet fabric allows direct routing of fcoe packets from one fcoe device coupled to the ethernet fabric to another fcoe device coupled to the ethernet fabric..
09/18/14
20140269420
Methods and apparatuses for automated tdm-ethernet provisioning
Apparatuses and methods are provided to assist telcos and other service providers with ethernet virtual circuit set up. A service provider need only set up ends of a path with a pair of units with automated private addressing, and designate one unit as a remote terminal and the other unit as a central office to ensure different addresses.
09/18/14
20140269415
Credit-based flow control for multicast packets in lossless ethernet networks
Methods, systems, and computer program products presented herein provide for self-routing multicast. In one embodiment, a system includes a switch controller including a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to receive a multicast data stream join request from a source device in a network, create a multipath identifier (id) for the multipath data stream, create a series of path identifiers (ids) for each intermediate switch in the network based on a local network topology database, each path id being associated with a desired output port bitmap, and transmit the multipath id and a path id to a source of the multicast data stream, the path id corresponding to the source of the multicast data stream join request..
09/18/14
20140269325
Bypassing congestion points in a converged enhanced ethernet fabric
Embodiments relate to bypassing congestion points in a network. An aspect includes sampling queues of a plurality of switches in a network.
09/18/14
20140269306
Ethernet traffic management apparatus
An improved ethernet traffic management device is provided comprising. A first port, a second port, and a third port.
09/18/14
20140269274
Credit-based flow control in lossless ethernet networks
In one embodiment, a system includes a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor or media access control (mac) functionality of a network port, the logic being adapted to initialize a link between a receiving endpoint and a sending endpoint, the receiving and sending endpoints being connected in a network fabric, wherein at least one virtual link is created within the link, receive an amount of available flow credits from the receiving endpoint, wherein the amount of available flow credits are used to determine a capacity to process packets at the receiving endpoint, and transmit one or more packets to the receiving endpoint until all packets are sent or the amount of available flow credits is insufficient to process additional packets, wherein exchange of flow credits is performed on a per virtual link basis.. .
09/18/14
20140269263
Systems and methods for performing layer one link aggregation over wireless links
A first layer one link aggregation master comprises a first port coupled to receive customer traffic; a first channel; a second channel; an aggregation engine coupled to the first and second channels; a first switch circuit coupled to the first port and to the first channel, and configured to communicate the customer traffic from the first port over the first channel to the aggregation engine, the aggregation engine including a splitter circuit configured to use layer one information to segment at least a portion of the customer traffic into a first virtual container and a second virtual container, the aggregation engine further including an encapsulation circuit configured to encapsulate the second virtual container using ethernet standards for transport over the second channel; a radio access card configured to generate an air frame based on the first virtual container for wireless transmission over a first wireless link of a link aggregation group to the receiver; and a second switch circuit coupled to the second channel, and configured to communicate the ethernet-encapsulated second virtual container over an ethernet cable to a slave for wireless transmission over a second wireless link of the link aggregation group to the receiver.. .
09/18/14
20140269259
Communication system for managing leased line network with wireless fallback
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a communication system for managing leased line networks. The system comprises of a router to route data from one network to another network, and a v.35 modem configured to receive the data from the router and transmit the data to a predefined destination using internet protocol (ip) network.
09/18/14
20140269255
Systems and methods for performing layer one link aggregation over wireless links
A first layer one link aggregation master comprises a first port coupled to receive customer traffic; a first channel; a second channel; an aggregation engine coupled to the first and second channels; a first switch circuit coupled to the first port and to the first channel, and configured to communicate the customer traffic from the first port over the first channel to the aggregation engine, the aggregation engine including a splitter circuit configured to use layer one information to segment at least a portion of the customer traffic into a first virtual container and a second virtual container, the aggregation engine further including an encapsulation circuit configured to encapsulate the second virtual container using ethernet standards for transport over the second channel; a radio access card configured to generate an air frame based on the first virtual container for wireless transmission over a first wireless link of a link aggregation group to the receiver; and a second switch circuit coupled to the second channel, and configured to communicate the ethernet-encapsulated second virtual container over an ethernet cable to a slave for wireless transmission over a second wireless link of the link aggregation group to the receiver.. .
09/18/14
20140267746
Closed circuit video monitoring system
An ip video surveillance system is able to combine ip video camera transmission, control functions for at least one ip camera and other network equipment, power over ethernet (poe) power for network equipment, diagnostics and analytic capabilities for system management and monitoring, with an existing coaxial cable infrastructure, twisted pair wire, or multi-channel twisted pair wire (category cable). The system interfaces to a network and further provides the capability to operate at distances well beyond network standards..
09/18/14
20140265550
Redundantly powered and daisy chained power over ethernet
According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a distributed sensor network comprising an interface unit and a plurality of sensor strings, each sensor string comprising a plurality of sensor units coupled in series to a port of the interface unit, wherein each one of the plurality of sensor units is configured to be provided both power and network connectivity via a first cable from one of the interface unit and another sensor unit within the sensor string and also to provide both power and network connectivity via a second cable to another sensor unit within the sensor string, and wherein a first string of the plurality of sensor strings is configured to be coupled to a second string of the plurality of sensor strings and wherein at least one sensor unit within the first string is configured to provide power to a sensor unit within the second string.. .
09/18/14
20140262413
Impedance controlled subsea ethernet oil filled hose
One or more insulated conductive wire assemblies are incorporated in a pressure balanced, oil-filled (pbof) hose. Each conductive wire assembly has a pair of conductive wires each having an insulation layer, an insulating material surrounding the insulated wires, and an outer insulating layer surrounding the insulating material.
09/11/14
20140259000
Mitigating issues due to firmware upgrades in a converged network environment
An upgrade process is provided to upgrade first and second switches in a converged network handling storage area network traffic and data network traffic, in which the first and second switches are coupled to a host, e.g., a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) via distributed network links, e.g., virtual portchannel links or distributed resilient interconnect (drni) links. The first switch is isolated from the host so that all distributed network links traffic associated with the host is transferred to the second switch.
09/11/14
20140258813
Network system configured for resolving forward error correction during a data mode
One embodiment provides a method for resolving a forward error correction (fec) protocol. The method includes requesting, by a network node element during an auto-negotiation period between the node element and a link partner, to resolve at least one fec mode during a data mode period; wherein the auto-negotiation period and the data mode period are defined by an ethernet communications protocol and the auto-negotiation period occurs before the data mode period; determining, by the network node element during the data mode period, at least one channel quality parameter of at least one channel of a communication link between the network node element and the link partner; and determining, by the network node element during the data mode period, whether to enable or disable at least one fec mode for use by the network node element based on, at least in part, the at least one channel quality parameter..
09/11/14
20140258742
Hybrid fiber optic and power over ethernet
Connectors for connecting between devices using optical communication where at least one of the devices is configured to receive power from the connector by one or more power over ethernet (poe) contacts in the plug. In some variations, described herein are hybrid fiber optic power over ethernet (poe) cables that provide power and optically transmit information between and/or to ethernet devices.
09/11/14
20140258738
Employing power over ethernet for auxiliary power in computer systems
Methods and apparatus for implementing power over ethernet (poe) for auxiliary power in computer systems. Under aspects of the methods, one or more voltage inputs comprising standard power input is employed by a power control component in a network interface in an apparatus such as a network adaptor board, a system on a chip (soc), computer server or server blade to supply power to a network controller on the apparatus when the apparatus is operating at a normal power state.
09/11/14
20140255041
Out of band data transfer over optical connections
Provided herein are various devices for communicating out-of-band (oob) signals. One device may comprise an in-band controller element, an out-of-band controller element and a modulation circuit operable to modulate a reference clock for the out-of-band signal, while another device may utilize a circuit operable to generate an out-of-band signal based on information carried by an ethernet signal.
09/11/14
20140254800
High-security outdoor wireless communications bridge
An appliance for transmitting and receiving encrypted wireless network signals, preferably, in a 900 mhz band, includes a radio frequency module, coupled to a cryptographic module, which, in turn is coupled to an ethernet interface module and a power-over-ethernet splitter. The components are affixed to a thermally conductive substrate that is mounted to the floor of a chamber defined by a thermally conductive housing..
09/11/14
20140254693
Aircraft data transmission modules
Provided are methods and systems for terrestrial data transmission between aircrafts and external networks, such as airline and/or airport computer systems. When an aircraft is parked at the gate, the aircraft is connected to and powered by an electrical cable, such as a stinger cable.
09/11/14
20140254640
De-correlating training pattern sequences between lanes in high-speed multi-lane links and interconnects
Methods, apparatus and systems for de-correlating training pattern sequences for high-speed links and interconnects. The high-speed links and interconnects employs multiple lanes in each direction for transmitting and receiving data, and may be physically implemented via signal paths in an inter-plane board such as a backplane or mid-plane, or via a cable.
09/11/14
20140254597
Forwarding ethernet packets
Forwarding ethernet packets is disclosed, including: receiving an incoming packet; determining a value based at least in part on performing a hash operation on at least a portion of a destination internet protocol (ip) address included in the incoming packet; comparing the value against a pre-established look-up table to determine whether a corresponding index value is found, wherein the pre-established look-up table stores index values and corresponding data sets to respective ones of the index values; determining a destination media access control (mac) address associated with the incoming packet based at least in part on whether the corresponding index value is found in the pre-established look-up table; and forwarding the incoming packet to a virtual machine associated with the determined destination mac address.. .
09/11/14
20140254354
Resilient data communications with physical layer link aggregation, extended failure detection and load balancing
Rapid channel failure detection and recovery in wireless communication networks is needed in order to meet, among other things, carrier class ethernet channel standards. Thus, resilient wireless packet communications is provided using a physical layer link aggregation protocol with a hardware-assisted rapid channel failure detection algorithm and load balancing, preferably in combination.
09/11/14
20140254347
Ethernet ring protection switching method, node, and system
Embodiments of the present invention disclose an ethernet ring protection switching method, node, and system. In an ethernet ring protection switching method is disclosed, it is determined whether the current link is a lower-bandwidth link according to bandwidth information of a current link and bandwidth information of another link on a ring.


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