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Charger structure with multiple functions

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Date/App# patent app List of recent Ethernet-related patents
07/02/15
20150188951
 Method and an  initiating a session in home network system patent thumbnailnew patent Method and an initiating a session in home network system
A method and apparatus for initiating a session in a home network system are disclosed. A method for initiating a session over a hdbaset network includes transmitting, by a initiation entity, a session initiation request message for initiating the session to at least one session partner selected by the initiation entity over an ethernet network, and receiving a session initiation response message acting as a response to the session initiation request message from the at least one session partner over the ethernet network.
07/02/15
20150188342
 Charger structure with multiple functions patent thumbnailnew patent Charger structure with multiple functions
A charger structure includes a housing. The housing has a working element, a charging connector, and a connecting interface.
07/02/15
20150186325
 Protocol conversion system patent thumbnailnew patent Protocol conversion system
An ethernet/fibre channel conversion system includes a chassis having a first end and a second end that is located opposite the chassis from the first end. An ethernet interface is located on the first end and is configured to directly mate with an ethernet port on an ethernet device.
06/25/15
20150181680
 Out-of-the-box commissioning of a lighting control system patent thumbnailOut-of-the-box commissioning of a lighting control system
The present invention is related to verifying an installed lighting system (300), in particular an ethernet-based lighting system (300), without it being necessary to employ a designated lighting controller and allowing the automatic commissioning of the installed lighting system (300). According to an aspect of the invention, this is achieved by providing a network switch (200) that comprises a plurality of ports for coupling luminaires (312a, 312b, 312c, 312d) and sensors and or actuators (314a, 314b) of the lighting system (300) to the network switch (200); and by setting the network switch (200) such that a signal received at a first port (e.g.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
06/25/15
20150181386
 Location-based prefetch and participant-based prefetch patent thumbnailLocation-based prefetch and participant-based prefetch
To reduce the mobile data usage, information associated with future events is prefetched via an inexpensive mass-data transfer link (e.g., wi-fi, ethernet, or off-peak mobile broadband) and does not need to be fetched via an expensive mobile communication link (e.g., mobile broadband) during normal usage. Location-based prefetch and participant-based prefetch can leverage the existing infrastructures of location-based services (lbs) and social networking services (sns).
Chengdu Haicun Ip Technology Llc
06/25/15
20150180823
 System and data card for stateless automatic configuration of ipv6 address and  implementing the same patent thumbnailSystem and data card for stateless automatic configuration of ipv6 address and implementing the same
Disclosed are a system and data card for stateless automatic configuration of an ipv6 address and the method for implementing the same, and the method includes: an ipv6 address configuration way of a data card is set and stored according to an ipv6 address allocation strategy of a current network, after successful establishment of an ipv6 dialup connection and reception of a router advertisement request message transmitted by a terminal for acquiring a prefix address, the data card determines the set ipv6 address allocation way, and when the set ipv6 address allocation way is a static configuration way, a router advertisement response message is discarded and a valid ipv6 global unicast address is reported to the terminal. By means of the system, data card and method, it is possible to solve a problem that data transmission can not be normally performed by an existing data card implementing dialup in an ethernet link way when interface identifiers are allocated by a network..
Zte Corporation
06/25/15
20150180576
 Unified network management of hybrid fiber coaxial (hfc) network patent thumbnailUnified network management of hybrid fiber coaxial (hfc) network
Embodiments enable a network operator to use any (and a single) network management system (nms) that it desires to manage a network having mixed fiber to the home optical network units (onus) and coaxial connected cable modems. For example, embodiments enable a cable company operator to use a docsis (data over cable service interface specification) nms (which the cable company already uses to manage its docsis network) to manage such mixed network, by a simple addition of a docsis mediation layer (dml) module between the nms and the optical line terminal (olt).
Broadcom Corporation
06/25/15
20150180276
 System and  supplying uninterruptible power to a poe device patent thumbnailSystem and supplying uninterruptible power to a poe device
A system and method for supplying uninterruptible power include a housing, a power supply input, a power source equipment input, a powered device output, an alternative power supply, and a control module. The control module includes a comparator, a switch, and an injector.
Kanarellis Family Limited Partnership
06/25/15
20150179328
 Common mode choke and integrated connector module automation optimization patent thumbnailCommon mode choke and integrated connector module automation optimization
The subject disclosure relates improved common mode choke (cmc) and integrated connector module (icm) designs for ethernet applications. Some aspects provide an improved cmc component, including an upper chassis element having a first plurality of comb structures vertically protruding from an edge of the upper chassis element, and a lower chassis element comprising a second plurality of comb structures vertically protruding from an edge of the lower chassis element, the second plurality of comb structures configured to interlock with the first plurality of comb structures to form an enclosure when the upper chassis element is mechanically coupled with the lower chassis element..
Cisco Technology, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178242
 System and a  a remote direct memory access over converged ethernet patent thumbnailSystem and a a remote direct memory access over converged ethernet
A method and a system embodying the method for receiving a remote direct memory access packet comprising an opaque data, a virtual address, and a payload at a virtual network interface card that generated the opaque data; reconstructing a stream identifier by separating the opaque data into an encrypted stream identifier and a first digest; decrypting the encrypted stream identifier; verifying the decrypted stream identifier using the first digest; providing the verified stream identifier to a system memory management unit; and mapping the virtual address and the provided stream identifier by the system memory management unit to a physical address, is disclosed.. .
Cavium, Inc.
06/25/15
20150177813

Global throttling of computing nodes in a modular, rack-configured information handling system


A computer-implemented method enables global throttling of processing nodes in a rack-configured information handling system (rihs). A rack-level management controller receives power-usage data and operating parameters associated with processing nodes within separately-controlled blocks of the rihs.
Dell, Inc.
06/25/15
20150177800

Power over ethernet devices, systems and methods


An interface device is configured for interfacing one or more external devices to ethernet power source equipment pse. The interface device includes a jack for connection to the pse, and first and second output jacks.
Louroe Electronics
06/18/15
20150172779

Method and device for preventing interruption of on-demand service in internet protocol television system


A method and device for preventing interruption of an on-demand service in an internet protocol television (iptv) system, wherein the method includes: when detecting that a media storage and distribution unit has an ethernet interface faulted, floating ip address of the faulted ethernet interface over a normal ethernet interface; selecting all working-state service data regions occupying the faulted ethernet interface, and switching media code streams corresponding thereto to the normal ethernet interface for transmission. When there is an ethernet interface faulted, the present document can smoothly switch a service from the ethernet interface to another ethernet interface, thus continuously performing an on-demand service without interruption.
Zte Corporation
06/18/15
20150172223

Application user interfaces for non-identical data rate links


An apparatus for operating a low data-rate (ldr) link and legacy switch at a high data-rate (hdr) includes a first block and a second block. The first block receives input signals from the legacy switch and generates identical output signals.
Broadcom Corporation
06/18/15
20150172222

Data center ethernet switch fabric


A system, method, and computer program product are provided for providing a multi-tenant data center ethernet switch fabric that enables communications among virtual machines. A controller assigns location-based mac addresses to the virtual machines and programs the ethernet switch fabric to forward packets by the location information embedded in the location-based mac addresses..
06/18/15
20150172221

Icm foot-print with upoe support


Power over ethernet (poe)/universal power over ethernet (upoe) may be enabled at multigigabit port-channel connections. This may allow for additional speed support in auto-negotiation messages while employing multigigabit speeds.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172220

Ethercat packet forwarding with distributed clocking


An ethercat packet forwarding system with distributed clocking is provided. The system comprises a master device and a plurality of slaves.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172190

Packet forwarding


According to an example, to forward a packet, an access layer device searches a layer 2 forwarding table according to a source media access control (mac) address of the packet, and replaces the source mac address with a mapped virtual mac address in a matching layer 2 forwarding entry. The layer 2 forwarding table is searched according to a destination mac address of the ethernet packet.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.
06/18/15
20150172184

Fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) over virtual port channel (vpc)


In one embodiment, a method includes instantiating a virtual fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) forwarder (fcf) at a primary fcf, the virtual fcf associated with a virtual domain identifier and a virtual fcf-mac (media access control) address, wherein the primary fcf and a secondary fcf form a virtual port channel (vpc) for communication with a host, and allocating node port identifiers to virtual node ports on vpc ports at the host from the virtual domain identifier. An apparatus and logic are also disclosed herein..
Cisco Technology, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172122

Multipath fiber channel over ethernet networks


Embodiments include a method and computer program product for implementing multipath selection of ethernet links in a fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) network. A first vlan link defines a first path through the ethernet side of the network.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172099

Multipath fiber channel over ethernet networks


Embodiments include a system for implementing multipath selection of ethernet links in a fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) network. A first vlan defined a point-to-point path through the ethernet side of the network.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172076

System and simultaneous communication on modbus and dnp 3.0 over ethernet for electronic power meter


A system and method is provided for simultaneous communications on modbus and dnp 3.0 over ethernet for an electronic power meter. The system incorporates one or more protocol wrappers to provide compatibility with both modbus and dnp based applications.
Electro Industries/gauge Tech
06/18/15
20150172074

Method and system for utilizing a 10/100/1g/10g base-t phy device for single channel and shared channel networks


Aspects of a method and system for utilizing a 10/100/1 g/10 gbase-t phy device for single channel and shared channel networks are provided. In this regard, at least one switching element may be utilized to configure an ethernet over twisted pair phy device for communication over a single and/or shared channel.
Broadcom Corporation
06/18/15
20150172071

Distributed ccap cable modem termination system


Distributed cmts device for a hfc catv network serving multiple neighborhoods by multiple individual cables, in which at least some and often all of the qam modulators that provide data for the individual cables are remote qam modulators ideally located at the fiber nodes. A ccap set of ip/on-demand data is transmitted to the nodes using an optical fiber, often using digital protocols such as ethernet protocols.
Gainspeed, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172055

Virtualized network interface for remote direct memory access over converged ethernet


A method and a system embodying the method for generating an opaque data comprising a stream identifier, comprising encrypting at least part of a stream identifier with a first secret random data to provide an encrypted stream identifier; generating a digest by applying a cryptographic hash to at least the at least the part of the stream identifier; and combining the encrypted stream identifier with the digest, is disclosed additionally, a method and a system embodying the method for reconstructing a stream identifier from the opaque data indicating permission to access a region of a storage at an entity that generated the opaque data is disclosed.. .
Cavium, Inc.
06/18/15
20150168974

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage device for delivering power to tower equipment


A cell site includes a tower and a power over ethernet system to power devices on the tower. The power over ethernet system includes a power over ethernet switch and a multiplexing box.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc
06/11/15
20150163107

System and reduced latency reporting in an ethernet passive optical network (epon)


A system and method for reduced latency reporting in an ethernet passive optical network (epon). Gate messages can be generated by a bridged fiber coax unit (fcu) in response to a first report message from a coax network unit (cnu).
Broadcom Corporation
06/11/15
20150163045

Adaptive pause time energy efficient ethernet phy


An energy efficient ethernet physical layer (phy) device including an eee control module configured to generate a control signal to transition the phy device into a low power consumption mode based an operating condition, and a pause frame generator module responsive to the control signals to generate a pause frame. The pause frame generator module is configured to send the pause frame to a media access control (mac) device to reduce an incoming flow of data packets from the mac device to the phy device for a pause time duration.
Micrel, Inc.
06/11/15
20150163001

Interface circuit for transmitting and receiving digital signals between devices


A video signal and an audio signal are tmds transmitted from a source device to a sink device. Through a reserved line and a hpd line provided separately from a tmds transmission line, an ethernet™ signal is bidirectionally transmitted, and also, a spdif signal is transmitted from the sink device to the source device.
Sony Corporation
06/11/15
20150161074

System and abstracting sata and/or sas storage media devices via a full duplex queued command interface to increase performance, lower host overhead, and simplify scaling storage media devices and systems


A simplified host accesses sata and sas storage media devices by abstracting the sata and sas protocols with one full duplex protocol that supports full command queuing to each storage media device, whether sata or sas, where the abstraction protocol is performance-centric and supports common high-level read and write access to a pool of storage media devices, each of which may have a sata or sas interface. The abstraction protocol is link-agnostic and may be carried via a multiplicity of direct attach or networked interfaces, including but not limited to pcie, ethernet (e.g., 1 gbe, 10 gbe, 40 gbe, or 100 gbe), infiniband, thunderbolt, firewire, usb, and/or custom interfaces..
Concurrent Ventures, Llc
06/11/15
20150161073

System and abstracting sata and/or sas storage media devices via a full duplex queued command interface to increase performance, lower host overhead, and simplify scaling storage media devices and systems


A simplified host accesses sata and sas storage media devices by abstracting the sata and sas protocols with one full duplex protocol that supports full command queuing to each storage media device, whether sata or sas, where the abstraction protocol is performance-centric and supports common high-level read and write access to a pool of storage media devices, each of which may have a sata or sas interface. The abstraction protocol is link-agnostic and may be carried via a multiplicity of direct attach or networked interfaces, including but not limited to pcie, ethernet (e.g., 1 gbe, 10 gbe, 40 gbe, or 100 gbe), infiniband, thunderbolt, firewire, usb, and/or custom interfaces.
Concurrent Ventures, Llc
06/11/15
20150160719

Apparatus, method and computer program means for data transport with reduced power consumption during link idle times


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for disconnecting a bias current circuitry (140) in a way that there is no bias current flowing anymore for the transmit output of a network controller (110), e.g. ethernet controller.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
06/04/15
20150156659

System and transmission of data from a wireless mobile device over a multipath wireless router


There is disclosed a system and method for transmission of multiple data streams from a mobile device to a network. In an embodiment, the system includes a multipath wireless router configured to provide a plurality of network connections including cellular, satellite, or wired ethernet.
Dejero Labs Inc.
06/04/15
20150156289

Roce packet sequence acceleration


A method, network device and system for remote direct memory access (rdma) over converged ethernet (roce) packet sequence acceleration are disclosed. The network device comprises one or more functionality components for communicating with a host system.
Emulex Corporation
06/04/15
20150155915

Broadband power line network device and ethernet signal coupling device thereof


An ethernet signal coupling device comprises: a primary side comprising tx+, tx−, rx+ and rx− signal terminals; a secondary side comprising td+, td−, rd+ and rd− signal terminals; a first transformer comprising a primary coil coupled to the tx+ signal terminal and the tx− signal terminal and a secondary coil coupled to the td+ signal terminal and the td− signal terminal; and a second transformer comprising a primary coil coupled to the rx+ signal terminal and the rx− signal terminal and a secondary coil coupled to the rd+ signal terminal and the rd− signal terminal. The primary coils of the first and second transformers are wound by triple insulated wires, or the secondary coils of the first and second transformers are wound by triple insulated wires..
Alpha Networks Inc.
06/04/15
20150153717

System and accessing information using objects


A device, such as a hart multiplexer, may allow devices that communicate using the ethernet/ip protocol or other protocols that support treating collections of data as objects to access one or more instruments. The devices may communicate with one or more object instances that each correspond to an instrument.
Schneider Electric Industries Sas
05/28/15
20150150060

Unified access for digital television broadcasting and mobile data communication


A unified access method and a unified access device for digital television broadcasting and mobile data communication, wherein a 3g mobile data communication module and a digital television broadcasting signal receiver are used for receiving/sending communication data and receiving digital television broadcasting signals respectively, and an application processor is used for converting the communication data and the digital television broadcasting transfer stream into ip data packet capable of being transmitted through a wlan or an ethernet; any client equipment is connected to the wlan or the ethernet port of the application processor, so that the client equipment is able to obtain the mobile internet applications with digital television broadcasting and data communication services. Also disclosed are functions for the smart mobile terminals to play digital television broadcasting programs except visit internet applications via 3g mobile data communication network or the other next generation mobile data communication network by ip protocol..
Hangzhou Cloudchain Network Technology Co., Ltd.
05/28/15
20150148961

Building data managing apparatus and building management system comprising thereof


A building data managing apparatus according to an embodiment of present invention, includes a first processing unit for receiving from equipments within a building a first management data having bacnet protocol and a second management data having wireless communication protocol via the ethernet communication interface, and converting the first management data and the second management data to bas (building automation system) common communication layer data, a second processing unit for converting the bas common communication layer data to commissioning common communication layer data, and a third processing unit for converting the commissioning common communication layer data to commissioning common communication layer message having protocol for transmission to an external control server.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
05/28/15
20150146745

Control unit for in-vehicle ethernet and controlling thereof


The present invention relates to communication within a vehicle, and particularly relates to an in-vehicle ethernet, and the vehicle comprising thereof. A physical layer device (phy) according to one embodiment of the present invention may include a first pin receiving a power-on signal from exterior; a second pin which can be set as a first mode or a second mode; a decision unit which determines the mode in the second pin when the power-on signal is received at the first pin; and an operating preparation unit which initiates a communication by applying a predetermined value based on the mode in the second pin which is determined by the decision unit..
Hyundai Motor Company
05/28/15
20150146739

Inter-networking devices for use with physical layer information


One exemplary embodiment is directed to an inter-networking device that performs at least one inter-networking function using physical layer information about the network of which the device is a part. Another exemplary embodiment is directed to capturing physical layer information about physical communication media that is attached to an inter-networking device.
Adc Telecommunications, Inc.
05/28/15
20150146738

Providing i2c bus over ethernet


In one embodiment, a method includes accessing every local i2c bus device, using a local processor of a distributed fabric protocol (dfp) system member, to ascertain which local i2c bus devices are present, receiving a request from a remote dfp system master, using a dedicated processor of the dfp system member, to register local i2c devices on the dfp system member in order to allow the dfp system master to have access to the local i2c devices, sending an acknowledgement to the request back to the dfp system master, receiving a read request from the dfp system master to read the local i2c bus devices and authenticating the read request, encapsulating details of the local i2c bus devices into a packet similar to that in which the read request was received, and sending the packet to a local network switch to be switched to the dfp system master.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
05/28/15
20150146590

Ethernet physical layer device using time division duplex


An ethernet physical layer device using time division duplex. A time division duplex frame can be defined with uplink and downlink transmission periods.
Broadcom Corporation
05/28/15
20150146515

System and resilient wireless packet communications


Rapid failure detection and recovery in wireless communication networks is needed in order to meet, among other things, carrier class ethernet transport channel standards. Thus, resilient wireless packet communications is provided using a hardware-assisted rapid transport channel failure detection algorithm and a gigabit ethernet data access card with an engine configured accordingly.
Aviat U.s., Inc.
05/21/15
20150143144

Method for transmitting data between nodes of a motor vehicle using an ethernet transport protocol and control unit configured to carry out said method


A method for transmitting data in a motor vehicle from an application using an ethernet transport protocol between nodes of the motor vehicle includes: the application transmitting data via an ethernet-based network at cyclic intervals; deactivating local transmitters and receivers of a node in non-use periods, in which no data need to be transmitted; activating again the local transmitters and receivers of the node when data are pending transmission; transferring the local transmitters and receivers from an operating active mode to a quiescent mode in a deactivation time; transferring the local transmitters and receivers from the quiescent mode to the operating active mode in an activation time; and the application lowering the transmission frequency at least until a prescribed limit value is reached based at least in part on a requirement to save energy.. .
Continental Automotive Gmbh
05/21/15
20150142911

Network interface card having overlay gateway functionality


In one embodiment, a server includes a virtualization platform providing one or more virtual machines (vms), the virtualization platform including: logic configured to provide support for the one or more vms, and logic configured to provide a virtual switch, the virtual switch being configured to provide switching functionality across a network to network traffic received from and/or sent to the one or more vms, a network interface card (nic) including a plurality of network ports including multiple peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) ports, a multi-lane pcie interface configured to communicate with the server, an ethernet controller configured to communicate with the network, logic configured to provide overlay network gateway functionality to network traffic received from and/or sent to the network, and logic configured to provide overlay network functionality to network traffic received from and/or sent to the one or more vms, and a nic driver configured to interface/support the nic.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
05/21/15
20150139246

Providing real-time interrupts over ethernet


In one embodiment, a method includes sending a request to one or more distributed fabric protocol (dfp) system members in order to retrieve one or more events from the one or more dfp system members, receiving one or more acknowledgements to the request from the one or more dfp system members at a local network switch of a dfp system master, upon receipt of at least one packet in which the one or more events are encapsulated as data: decoding the at least one packet to retrieve details of the one or more events using a dedicated processor of the dfp system master, creating and sending a message signaled interrupt (msi) comprising the details of the one or more events to a local processor of the dfp system master using the dedicated processor, and reading the msi using the local processor of the dfp system master.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
05/21/15
20150138956

Controlling switch mechanism for detecting fibre channel over ethernet data forwarder failure


Techniques are provided for detecting failure of switching elements of a distributed switch configured to forward fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames. Periodic discovery advertisement messages, which include a fabric name fieldm, are transmitted between a controlling fibre channel forwarder (cfcf) and a fcoe data forwarder (fdf).
International Business Machines Corporation
05/21/15
20150138946

Controlling switch mechanism for detecting fibre channel over ethernet data forwarder failure


Techniques are provided for detecting failure of switching elements of a distributed switch configured to forward fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames. Periodic discovery advertisement messages, which include a fabric name fieldm, are transmitted between a controlling fibre channel forwarder (cfcf) and a fcoe data forwarder (fdf).
International Business Machines Corporation
05/14/15
20150135041

Ethernet point to point link incorporating forward error correction


A method of providing forward error correction on an ethernet point-to-point link, constituted of: receiving at one end of the point-to-point link an input data stream, wherein the input data stream is a 10 bit symbol encoded serial data stream at a first data rate; decoding the 10 bit encoded data stream to a 9 bit symbol data stream; increasing the data rate of the 9 bit symbol data stream to a second data rate; for each segment of a predetermined number of 9 bit symbols generating a respective plurality of parity symbols; combining the segments and the generated respective plurality of parity symbols into fec appended segments; encoding the fec appended segments into an output 10 bit symbol encoded data stream; and transmitting the output 10 bit encoded stream on the point-to-point link at the second data rate.. .
05/14/15
20150135022

Error code conversion method and system, pppoe server and mobile terminal


Disclosed are an error code conversion method and system, a point-to-point protocol over ethernet (pppoe) server and a mobile terminal, and the method includes: a pppoe server parses a pppoe error code generated during a dialup process, converts the pppoe error code to an extended error code according to a pppoe error code conversion rule table preconfigured on the pppoe server and transmits the extended error code to a mobile terminal; the mobile terminal receives the extended error code, interprets the extended error code into a plain text according to a pppoe error code conversion rule table configured on the mobile terminal in advance and displays the plain text to a user. The present disclosure improves capability of a pppoe server and a terminal for processing errors, thus making it convenient for the mobile terminal and an operator to control a pppoe dialup process and for a user to surf the internet through wifi by rapidly using pppoe dialup functionality..
05/14/15
20150131681

Method for transmitting data between nodes of a motor vehicle using an ethernet-avb transport protocol and control unit configured to carry out said method


A method for transmitting data using an ethernet avb transport protocol between nodes of a motor vehicle includes: reserving resources necessary for the transmission of the data by reservation messages from a dedicated protocol; setting flow of data from a node to a particular transmission rate and/or data rate; transmitting data at cyclic intervals via an ethernet-based network by inputting the data into a transmission frame and forwarding to local transmitters; deactivating the local transmitters and receivers of a node in non-use periods, in which no data need to be transmitted; activating again the local transmitters and receivers of a node provided that data are pending transmission in a transmission frame, wherein the local transmitters and receivers are available for transmission following an activation time; and activating the local transmitters and/or receivers of the nodes based on a reservation message and a setting of the transmission rate and/or data rate.. .
05/14/15
20150131643

Radio over ethernet mapper physical layer device (phy)


A mapper phy is disclosed that performs a protocol conversion of an input data stream that is formatted according to a first wired communication protocol to provide an output data stream that is formatted according to a second wired communication protocol. The mapper phy can be synchronized to a common reference clock or clocking source to ensure that data streams provided by multiple mapper phys are sufficiently aligned to satisfy frame timing alignment accuracy requirements of a wireless communication protocol..
05/14/15
20150130269

Detection, classification and mutual recognition of 4 pair power over ethernet


A method for verifying interconnection of a pse and pd with 4-pair poe capabilities includes performing a first classification event on first and second pairs, respectively, and detecting a first predetermined class current on first and second sets of twisted pairs, respectively. The method includes performing a second classification event on first and second pairs, respectively, and detecting first and second predetermined class currents on first and second pairs, respectively.
05/07/15
20150127975

Distributed virtual array data storage system and method


Embodiments of a distributed virtual array data storage system and method are disclosed. Storage nodes made up of relatively unsophisticated disks with associated processors are scalable to store very large amounts of data.
Datrium Inc.
05/07/15
20150127702

Method for the transmission of messages in a computer network and computer network


The invention pertains to a method for the transmission of messages in a computer network, wherein the computer network comprises computing nodes with said computing nodes being interconnected by means of at least one star coupler and/or at least one multi-hop network, wherein each computing node is connected to the at least one star coupler via at least one communication line, and wherein the computing nodes exchange ethernet messages among each other and with the at least one star coupler and/or the at least one multi-hop network, and wherein at least a portion, e.g. One, two, multiple or all ethernet messages are communicated in a time-controlled manner, and wherein at least one star coupler implements at least one function (cof); the at least one function (cof) is characterized by using one, two or multiple time-controlled ethernet messages and/or parts of one, two or multiple ethernet messages as input parameter(s), and generating one, two or multiple ethernet messages or parts of one, two or multiple ethernet messages as output; and the time use of the function (cof) is for at least a portion, for example for one, two, multiple or all time-controlled communicated ethernet messages and/or its multiple implementation in the star coupler linked to the communication schedule of the time-controlled ethernet messages, so that the time use of the function (cof) and/or its multiple implementation is at least partially predefined by the communication schedule of the time-controlled messages..
Fts Computertechnik Gmbh
05/07/15
20150124839

Method of packaging and unpackaging packet and appartuses using the same


A method of packaging a packet is provided. The method includes receiving by a gateway a packet of an other protocol transmitted from an electronic control unit, and packaging by the gateway the entire received packet of the other protocol in a data field of an ethernet packet..
Thn Corp.
05/07/15
20150124618

Method and ethernet data compression


A method and apparatus for ethernet data compression enables the size of ethernet frames to be reduced. Compression and decompression of ethernet frames occur by the ethernet network elements, rather than by user computers or end devices that transmit data on the ethernet network.
Rockstar Consortium Us Lp
04/30/15
20150117453

Hash-based forwarding of packets with hierarchically structured variable-length identifiers over ethernet


A system is provided for forwarding packets with hierarchically structured variable-length identifiers (hsvlis) over ethernet. The system receives an ethernet-encapsulated registration message from a content server, which includes a packet containing an hsvli.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
04/30/15
20150117266

Spanning-tree based loop detection for an ethernet fabric switch


One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a local database, a packet processor, a data management module, and a tree construction module.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117256

Extended ethernet fabric switches


One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a fabric switch module and a learning module.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
04/30/15
20150117177

Ethernet enhancements


This disclosure describes enhancements to ethernet for use in higher performance applications like storage, hpc, and ethernet based fabric interconnects. This disclosure provides various mechanisms for lossless fabric enhancements with error-detection and retransmissions to improve link reliability, frame pre-emption to allow higher priority traffic over lower priority traffic, virtual channel support for deadlock avoidance by enhancing class of service functionality defined in ieee 802.1q, a new header format for efficient forwarding/routing in the fabric interconnect and header crc for reliable cut-through forwarding in the fabric interconnect.
04/30/15
20150117175

Systems and methods for rapid failure detection in fibre channel over ethernet networks


An information handling system is provided herein. The information handling system includes a central processor in communication with a network processor, a plurality of ports coupled to the network processor for sending and receiving fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames, and an ethernet controller in communication with a physical connector and with the central processor.
Dell Products, L.p.
04/30/15
20150115741

Ac power over ethernet


Methods, systems and computer readable media for providing ac power over a computer network (e.g., ethernet) are disclosed.. .
Avaya Inc.
04/23/15
20150110487

Maintaining a fabric name across a distributed switch


Techniques are provided for distributing a fabric name to switching elements of a distributed switch configured to forward fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames. A distributed switch membership distributed (dmfd) message is transmitted that includes names of all switching elements in the distributed switch, and further includes a fabric descriptor that contains the fabric name..
International Business Machines Corporation
04/23/15
20150110234

Multimode base station and implementation method thereof


The present invention relates to a method includes: implementing, by the board in the bbu1, frequency synchronization between a system clock of the board in the bbu1 and a system clock of the board in the bbu0 by using a synchronous ethernet clock that is output by the board in the bbu0; and implementing, by the board in the bbu1, time synchronization between the system clock of the board in the bbu1 and the system clock of the board in the bbu0 by using an ieee1588 clock that is output by the board in the bbu0. The present invention can enable the multimode base station to support more standards..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150110162

Electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet


Disclosed is an electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet, including: a first interface connected with a host; a second interface including a physical layer (phy) transceiver connected with a serial link; and a processor connected with the first interface and the second interface, wherein the processor includes a timing control unit controlling a transmission signal transmitted to the second interface from the first interface and a reception signal transmitted to the first interface from the second interface to have the same time delay.. .
Aimvalley B.v.
04/23/15
20150110122

Maintaining a fabric name across a distributed switch


Techniques are provided for distributing a fabric name to switching elements of a distributed switch configured to forward fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames. A distributed switch membership distributed (dmfd) message is transmitted that includes names of all switching elements in the distributed switch, and further includes a fabric descriptor that contains the fabric name..
International Business Machines Corporation
04/23/15
20150110120

Multi-protocol support over ethernet packet-switched networks


Described are methods and communications network for carrying pseudowires over packet-switched network. A communication network includes a packet-switched network (psn), a first provider edge (pe) device in communication with a second pe device through the psn, and a pseudowire (pw) established between the pe devices for emulating a service across the psn.
Rockstar Consortium Us Lp
04/23/15
20150110104

Utilizing multiple mesh network gateways in a shared access network


A mesh network, operating as a virtual ethernet switch, includes multiple nodes operating as mesh network gateway interfaces (mesh ngis) enabled for communication with one or more shared access networks. Selectively coupling the multiple ngis to the same shared access network provides redundancy and load balancing aimed at improving the reliability and performance of the network.
Firetide, Inc.


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