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Date/App# patent app List of recent Network Device-related patents
07/21/16
20160212795 
 Methods for handling a pdn disconnection request and communications apparatus utilizing the same patent thumbnailMethods for handling a pdn disconnection request and communications apparatus utilizing the same
A method for handling a pdn disconnection request performed by a communications apparatus communicating with a network device includes transmitting a pdn disconnect request message to the network device to request to disconnect a predetermined pdn connection; receiving a pdn disconnect reject message from the network device; obtaining a reject cause carried in the pdn disconnect reject message; and locally deactivating all other pdn connection(s) other than the predetermined pdn connection when the reject cause carried in the pdn disconnect reject message indicates that the last pdn disconnection is not allowed.. .
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160212763 
 Scheduling grant control method, user equipment, and network device patent thumbnailScheduling grant control method, user equipment, and network device
A scheduling grant control method, user equipment, and a network device are disclosed. The method includes: receiving grant information sent by a network device, where the grant information indicates a grant value of data transmission on an uplink data channel by user equipment; determining an effectively starting moment of the grant information according to the grant value and a reception moment at which the grant information is received; and adjusting, on the uplink data channel and based on the grant value, transmission of the data at the effectively starting moment.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212728 
 Paging method, network device and communication system patent thumbnailPaging method, network device and communication system
A paging method, a network device and a communication system. The method includes: receiving, by a mobility management entity (mme), paging indication information transmitted by a base station or a gateway, the paging information indicating that user equipment in an idle state has been waken up.
Fujitsu Limited


07/21/16
20160212707 
 Method and  arbitrating transmission and reception of signals for collocated wireless transceiver modules operating based on different wireless communication standards patent thumbnailMethod and arbitrating transmission and reception of signals for collocated wireless transceiver modules operating based on different wireless communication standards
A first network device including first and second transceiver modules. The first transceiver module: during a first downlink period, transmits an uplink indication (ui) signal; and during an uplink period and subsequent to transmitting the ui signal, transmits a first data signal.
Marvell International Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212688 
 Method and device for accepting or rejecting a request associated with a mobile device wirelessly connecting to a network patent thumbnailMethod and device for accepting or rejecting a request associated with a mobile device wirelessly connecting to a network
A method is performed in a network device for accepting or rejecting a request associated with a mobile device wirelessly connecting to a network. The method includes: receiving a request from a mobile device, wherein the request is associated with the mobile device wirelessly connecting to a network; and determining an expected connection duration for the mobile device, which is calculated using collected historical connection data that identifies a plurality of previous wireless connections to the network and identifies a corresponding duration of each previous wireless connection.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


07/21/16
20160212233 
 Systems, methods, and apparatus to identify media presentation devices patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and apparatus to identify media presentation devices
Systems, methods, and apparatus to identify media presentation devices are disclosed. An example method includes receiving registration data from a panelist, the panelist being associated with a first network device and a second network device, the first and second network devices associated with a same public internet protocol address.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc


07/21/16
20160212223 
 Network device identification in an industrial control network patent thumbnailNetwork device identification in an industrial control network
In one embodiment, a system and method are disclosed for sending a discovery message, via a network, from a first network device. The sending is performed in response to the first network device being associated with a first machine.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212218 
 Machine-to-machine service based on common data format patent thumbnailMachine-to-machine service based on common data format
A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to establish a connection with a sensor device; receive sensor data from the sensor device via the connection; convert the sensor data into common data of a common data format, wherein the common data includes metadata that supports an ontology; store the common data; and transmit the common data to a network device of a network.. .
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


07/21/16
20160212077 
 Methods and systems for processing information in a network patent thumbnailMethods and systems for processing information in a network
Methods and systems for presenting information on a computing device in a network are disclosed. The method includes registering the computing device with the network based on registration information entered by a user.

07/21/16
20160212047 
 Packet output controlling method and network device using same patent thumbnailPacket output controlling method and network device using same
Disclosed are a packet output controlling method and a network device using the same. A packet output controlling method according to the present invention, as a method for processing flow in a plurality (n, where n is a natural number of 2 or greater) of flow tables connected by a pipeline, may comprise the steps of: passing a packet input into a flow from a first table to an n−1st table from among a plurality of tables; processing an output-dedicated nth table (egress table) guided by the n−1st table with respect to the packet after the packet passes the n−1st table; and outputting the packet after processing the nth table.
Kt Corporation


07/21/16
20160212043 

Extended tag networking


Techniques are provided for enabling tag networking. In one example, a network device (e.g., switch, router, etc.) is configured to receive a packet of a traffic flow and to analyze the traffic flow to determine the packet belongs to a particular type of traffic.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210708 

License management system, apparatus, method, and non-transitory computer readable medium


An ne configuration information collecting unit (201) collects, from a network device (31), a usage status of each function serving as a license management target. A license billing calculation unit (102) generates billing information for the network device (31) in accordance with a comparison between a latest usage status of each function of the licensee device acquired by the ne configuration information collecting unit (201) and a usage status of each function of the licensee device previously acquired by the ne configuration information collecting unit (201).
Nec Corporation


07/21/16
20160210161 

Dynamic, automated monitoring and controlling of boot operations in computers


A network device manages multiple computers and connects the computers to boot devices that store boot programs used by the computers to boot. The network device downloads to each computer a respective boot order that specifies an order in which the computer is to attempt to boot from boot devices specified in the boot order.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209601 

Sealable communication cable connection assemblies


Communication device connection assemblies are described. The sealable connection assemblies are configured to provide water-tight connections for various data transmission elements, including cables, network devices, and computing devices.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205553 

Secure wi-fi


Systems and methods for providing secure communications in an open network are provided. One method can comprise storing first information associated with a user device and a first network device.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


07/14/16
20160205208 

Computer-implemented method, a network device and computer program products for tracking opt-out user preferences in a global communication network


The method comprising performing, by at least one a user, at least one operation request for a service of an online system (500); tracking, by a network device (300), said operation request and detecting if it is linked to a tracking mechanism, wherein: a) if it is not linked to a tracking mechanism, said network device (300), bypasses the operation request to said online system (500) without performing any action; or if it is linked to a tracking mechanism, the network device (300), identifies whether an opt-out or an opt-in status related to the user is included in the operation request and sends or not the operation request to a tracking server (600) depending on the result of said identification.. .

07/14/16
20160205023 

System and flow shaping to reduce impact of incast communications


A system and method includes a network device comprising a control unit, a first port coupled to the control unit and configured to couple the network device to a first device using a first network link. The control unit is configured to receive a data packet from the first device on the first port, inspect the data packet for an indicator of an incast communication pattern, and implement a data flow shaper on a network when the indicator is present in the data packet..
Dell Products L.p.


07/14/16
20160205001 

System and protocol for network assessment


A protocol for assessing one or more network devices in a communication network is provided. The method includes establishing a communication session with a source network device, negotiating a payload format for exchange of information with the source network device, receiving instructions from the source network device identifying a set of parameters to be assessed and a set of network devices to be assessed, assessing the set of parameters corresponding to the set of network devices, and reporting the output of assessment to the source network device as per the negotiated format..

07/14/16
20160204871 

Method and system for discrete multi-tone transmission with multiple modulations


Optical network devices and method for optical network communications in discrete multi-tone (dmt) are provided. A serial information signal is converted to groups of bits and loaded to parallel processing branches based on bit rates of the parallel processing branches.

07/14/16
20160204864 

Fibre network proxy


In an fttdp optical fibre network, distribution point units are reverse powered by customer premises equipment and therefore liable to power failure. When the distribution point unit loses power it is unavailable to respond to requests for performance or metric data.
British Telecommunications Plc


07/14/16
20160204830 

Minimizing interference between communication networks


Methods, systems, and devices are described for minimizing mutual interference between networks that implement different protocols. In one embodiment, a first network device of a first network may exchange coexistence information with a second network device of a second network to determine whether to share resources or reduce transmit power based, at least in part, on the interference detected at the first network device from a transmission of the second network device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/14/16
20160204827 

Network device with frequency hopping sequences for all channel-numbers for channel hopping with blacklisting


Disclosed examples include methods and network devices for communicating in a wireless network, in which the device generates frequency hopping sequence y(j) having a prime number sequence length p, using cyclotomic classes in a field of p or using a baby-step giant-step algorithm, where y(0)=p−1 and the remaining sequence values y(j)=logα(j) mod (p−1). In certain examples, α=2 and the sequence is generated without solving logarithms using one or more algorithms to conserve memory and processing complexity for low power wireless sensors or other ieee 802.15.4e based networks using time-slotted channel hopping (tsch) communications..
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/14/16
20160203000 

Operating system software install and boot up from a storage area network device


Methods and apparatus are disclosed to install and boot computer servers with operating system software stored in boot logical units (luns) of a storage area network device. For each converged network adapter (cna) in each computer server, provisioning server boot support is enabled to download operating system images by using a first computer communication protocol.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd


07/14/16
20160199737 

Protecting against polymorphic cheat codes in a video game


Embodiments are directed towards protecting against polymorphic cheat codes in a video game environment. A detour analyzer analyzes game code in client memory for possible hooks to parasite code.
Valve Corporation


07/07/16
20160198514 

Method and managing failed connection requests for devices in an inactive mode


Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a network device that receives a failure message from a mobility management entity where the failure message indicates that a first connection request from an application server to an end user device failed based on the end user device being in an inactive mode, where the network device provides to the application server a target time for transmitting a second connection request to the end user device, and where the providing of the target time to the application server causes the application server to cease transmitting connection requests to the end user device until the target time. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/07/16
20160198365 

Distributed load management on network devices


This disclosure relates to a system and method for dynamically managing load on network devices in a distributed manner. As the proliferation of data rich content and increasingly more capable mobile devices has continued, the amount of data communicated over mobile operator's networks has exponentially increased.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/07/16
20160198213 

Display providing enhanced electronic program guide and controlling the same


A network device can include a tuner configured to receive audio and video data of at least one broadcast program, a network interface configured to receive at least one thumbnail image corresponding the at least one broadcast program, a user interface configured to receive a first command for executing an electronic program guide from a remote controller, and a controller configured to output a signal for displaying the electronic program guide in response to the first command. Also, the electronic program guide can include the at least one thumbnail image within a designated time zone..
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/07/16
20160197954 

Defending against flow attacks


A network device maintains a sharing token bucket for all sessions in a semi-connection state; a packet is received by the network device; a flow control for the packet is performed by using the sharing token bucket when determining the packet conforms to the semi-connection state; and a flow control for the packet is performed by using a dedicated token bucket of a session corresponding to the packet when determining the packet conforms to a full-connection state.. .
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197936 

Policy tracking in a network that includes virtual devices


A method performed by a network device includes: receiving an input indicating a change in an auxiliary network from a first configuration to a second configuration, wherein the auxiliary network is configured to obtain copies of packets from a traffic production network; determining a first network policy, wherein the first network policy is for application in the auxiliary network when the auxiliary network is in the first configuration; and determining a second network policy by the network device based on the received input and the first network policy, wherein the second network policy is for application in the auxiliary network when the auxiliary network is in the second configuration.. .
Gigamon Inc.


07/07/16
20160197884 

Policy-based configuration of internet protocol security for a virtual private network


A method for performing policy-based configuration of internet protocol security (ipsec) for a virtual private network (vpn) is provided. According to one embodiment, a network device displays a policy page via a user interface of the network device through which a policy, including multiple vpn settings for establishing the vpn connection, is viewed and configured, the vpn settings including a type of ipsec tunnel to be established between the network device and a peer network device.
Fortinet, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197854 

Mechanism for enabling layer two host addresses to be shielded from the switches in a network


Methods and systems for shielding layer two host addresses (e.g., mac addresses) from a network are provided. An edge network device interposed between a network of switches and multiple local hosts receives from a first local host a first packet destined for a first destination host.
Fortinet, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197836 

Service processing switch


Methods and systems for providing ip services in an integrated fashion are provided. According to one embodiment, a flow cache is established having multiple entries each identifying one of multiple vr flows through a vr-based network device and corresponding forwarding state information.
Fortinet, Inc


07/07/16
20160197829 

Installation of cached downward paths based on upward data traffic in a non-storing low-power and lossy network


In one embodiment, a method comprises: receiving, by a parent network device in a directed acyclic graph (dag) network topology, a data packet destined toward a dag root and having been output by a target device in the network topology; identifying, by the parent network device based on the received data packet, an identifiable condition for caching a downward path enabling the parent network device to reach the target device independent of any route table entry in the parent network device; and caching, in the parent network device, the downward path enabling the parent network device to reach the target device independent of any route table entry in the parent network device.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197793 

Network system, and control network system


If it is determined that a delivery permission flag of a network device being a delivery target of a software program is inactivated (off), a delivery server instructs a set-value management server to activate (on) the delivery permission flag of the network device being the delivery target. The set-value management server activates the delivery permission flag of the network device in response to the instruction and notifies the completion to the delivery server.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


07/07/16
20160197770 

A network device mounting rail for connecting removable modules


A network device operable to receive and forward communications over a network through at least a first network connection and a second network connection. The network device includes a bypass module having a first device network connection and a second device network connection.
Siemens Canada Limited


07/07/16
20160197739 

System and a home automation network communication


A method for home automation network communication, the method comprising the steps of: providing (501) a home network interface device (201); establishing connection (502) between at least one home automation device and the home network interface device (201); connecting (503) a user multimedia device (211) to the home network interface device (201); executing (504) control software at the user multimedia device (211); controlling (505) the at least one home automation device, using the control software operated by the user multimedia device (211); and routing (506) control messages, generated in response to user actions, to the home network devices via the home network interface device (201).. .
Fibar Group Sp. Z O.o.


07/07/16
20160197662 

Channel state information feedback method and apparatus


The present invention discloses a channel state information feedback method and apparatus. User equipment determines a pmi and a cqi, and a feedback expression manner of the pmi and the cqi, where the feedback expression manner includes a first or a second feedback expression manner, and sends the pmi and the cqi to a network device in the determined feedback expression manner of the pmi and the cqi, where the first feedback expression manner includes: using t cqi values to express cqi of m codewords, and using one pmi value to indicate one pmi, where t is less than m, and there is at least one cqi value that can express cqi of at least two codewords; and the second feedback expression manner includes: using m cqi values to express cqi of m codewords.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196582 

Subscriber location audience insights for enterprise networks


One or more network devices provide, to a user device, a configuration file that identifies data collection parameters for the user device across multiple different applications residing on the user device. The network devices receive, from the user device, user input to indicate a brand of interest to the user, and receive a trigger request, which indicates that the user device is within proximity of a point of interest for the brand.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


07/07/16
20160195864 

Autonomous, distributed, rule-based intelligence


Described are systems and methods for autonomously operating network devices by revising the operational status of the network devices in response to conditions or physical quantities sensed by one or more sensors.. .
Belkin International, Inc.


07/07/16
20160195682 

Reduced-profile data transmission element connectors, adapters, and connection assemblies thereof


Reduced-profile connection components are described. The reduced-profile connection components are configured to connect various data transmission elements, including cables, network devices, and computing devices.
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.


07/07/16
20160195603 

Method and position determination


The application relates to a method for positioning a user equipment (ue) in a cell served by a base station (bs), the bs comprises an array antennas capable of forming two or more beams in the cell, the method comprising: receiving beam information indicating which beam is selected, from the two or more beams, for serving the ue; and positioning the ue by determining an area where the ue is located in the cell based on the beam information. A network device, such as a radio network controller, and a base station for implementing the method are also disclosed.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/07/16
20160194986 

Network device and communication control method


A network device that is used in a mobile communication system that supports cellular communication in which a data path passes through a core network, and d2d communication that is direct device-to-device communication in which a data path does not pass through the core network, comprises: a control unit that sets a d2d radio resource that is ensured for the d2d communication from radio resources be available to the mobile communication system. The control unit changes an amount of the d2d radio resource such that the d2d radio resource reaches an appropriate amount..
Kyocera Corporation


06/30/16
20160192422 

Communication switching and establishing


Disclosed are a communication switching and establishing method and device. A switching procedure comprises: an access network device determining to switch from a d2n link to a d2d link; sending a switching command to a first terminal and a second terminal; receiving a switching complete response; and saving bearer information of a bearer, which needs to be switched to the d2d link, in the d2n link, or requesting to send a bearer keep request to a core network node.

06/30/16
20160192403 

Mechanism to provide lte voice, internet and embms services over ethernet for connected home architecture


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for communication in a network. The apparatus sends a multicast message to a network device.

06/30/16
20160192319 

Pi reporting method and system, ue, network device and computer storage medium


Disclosed are a method and a system for reporting a proximity indication (pi), user equipment (ue) and network equipment. The method includes that: ue receives a pi information request from a network side; and the ue reports pi information according to the pi information request.

06/30/16
20160192281 

Distributed client optimization


The present disclosure discloses a distributed method and network device for providing client optimization in wlans. Specifically, a first access point detects a plurality of client devices.

06/30/16
20160192277 

Connecting imsi-less devices to the epc


Capillary network devices (i.e., imsi-less devices) may connect to an epc through a home wlan. A wlan can be configured by the homeowner to accept responsibility for the traffic or a wlan can indicate to a network that it will allow the traffic if the traffic is sponsored by an application server or if it is compensated for the traffic by the network operator.

06/30/16
20160192270 

Cell change method, terminal, and network device


The present disclosure discloses a cell change method, a terminal, and a network device. By implementing this application, a problem that a receiving success rate of the change command cannot be improved when the another intra-frequency measurement event except the event 1d is triggered can be resolved..

06/30/16
20160192257 

Network congestion management service


A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to attach to a user device, wherein the network device provides wireless access coverage in a cell area or a sector area of a first network; detect whether the network device is in a congested state; generate a message that indicates that the network device is in the congested state when the network device is in the congested state; and transmit the message on a control or signaling channel for receipt by user devices attached to the network device in the cell area or the sector area. The user device scans the control or signaling channel before initiating a session and determines whether the network device is in the congested state.

06/30/16
20160192203 

Mesh islands


A network device operable with a hybrid mesh network having a plurality of network and client devices, comprising: a processor, a memory, and a first independently addressable network interface and a second independently addressable network interface, the first network interface and the second network interface being adapted to enable multiple communication pathways within the hybrid mesh networkwherein the network device is configured to determine communication characteristics of one or more of the multiple communication pathways thereby to enable determination of optimization of communication within the hybrid mesh network by partitioning of the hybrid mesh network into two or more mesh islands wherein communication within each mesh island is non-overlapping with the another of the mesh islands.. .

06/30/16
20160192126 

System and tracking a device


A method includes detecting, by a mobile network interface card (mnic) using a radio frequency (rf) signal, network devices of a network, generating, by the mnic, a report identifying a network device of the network devices as detected by the mnic, and sending, by the mnic, the report to the network device. The method further includes forwarding, by the network device using the network, the report to a backend, identifying, by the backend, a physical location of the network device, and determining, by the backend, an approximate physical location of the mnic based on the physical location of the network device..

06/30/16
20160192044 

System for increasing fiber port density in data center applications


A data center network device provides configurations where the port density can be increased by incorporating multiport transceivers within the device and the use of high density fiber connections on exterior panels of the device. The device also permits dynamically reassigning fiber connections to convert from single fiber connection paths to higher rate bonded fiber paths while at the same time making more efficient use of the fiber interconnections..

06/30/16
20160191632 

Apparatus and method to use ptp timestamps for two-way delay and delay variation measurement in ip networks


A method is implemented by a network device to establish a two-way active measurement protocol (twamp) test session that supports use of a network time protocol (ntp) timestamp format and a precision time protocol version 2 (ptpv2) timestamp format. The network device acts as a server that communicates with a control-client to establish a twamp test session between a sender and a reflector.

06/30/16
20160191613 

Policy based framework for application management in a network device having multiple packet-processing nodes


A first system manager operating on a first node of a distributed routing system, receives data indicating a current state of the distributed routing system. The first system manager may determine, based at least in part on the current state of the distributed routing system and a set of rules for an application, an updated state of the distributed routing system.

06/30/16
20160191532 

Systems for network risk assessment including processing of user access rights associated with a network of devices


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for network risk assessment. One of the methods includes obtaining information describing network traffic between a plurality of network devices within a network.

06/30/16
20160191490 

Identify a radio frequency emitting device by mac address


A computer system reports “logical usage pattern data” and location information in a device report; in addition, another computer system reports mac addresses associated with mobile device in network device reports; the device reports and networks reports are correlated based on various factors; if a set of device reports and network reports correlate, then a device identifier is created and sent to the corresponding mobile device; the device identifier may then be used to identify the mobile device, such as when the mac address is inaccessible. The device identifier may be associated with other devices used by the user of the mobile device..

06/30/16
20160191462 

Message forwarding in a virtual local area network


In an example, a method for message forwarding in a network includes a first network device learning media access control (mac) address information received from a second network device. The mac address information includes a virtual local area network (vlan) identifier (id), an aggregated mac address, and an aggregated mac address mask.

06/30/16
20160191461 

Turn relay service reuse for nat traversal during media session resumption


A call media session restoration method comprising detecting a network reconnection triggering event that disconnects a media session for a client and a relay connection on a network device for the media session, sending a relay address allocation request to the network device, wherein the relay address allocation request comprises a session update attribute that identifies the relay connection, receiving a user authentication request message from the network device, authenticating the relay address allocation request with the network device, wherein the relay address allocation request is authenticated in accordance with the user authentication request message, and wherein authenticating the relay address allocation request comprises resending the session update attribute, and performing a connectivity check between the client and a peer via the relay connection, wherein performing the connectivity check restores the media session and the relay connection and reuses the relay address for the relay connection.. .

06/30/16
20160191394 

Satellite modem tcp acceleration


A telecommunications system includes a network device that receives a data signal over a first communication network and in accordance with a first communication protocol. The network device generates an acknowledgement command for a remote device to transmit an acknowledgement signal over a second communication network and in accordance with a second communication protocol.

06/30/16
20160191374 

Fast convergence on link failure in multi-homed ethernet virtual private networks


Techniques are described for providing fast convergence in the event of a link failure in an all-active multi-homed ethernet virtual private network. A provide edge (pe) network device may pre-configure an interface next hop and secondary next hops.

06/30/16
20160191372 

Bit index explicit replication (bier)forwarding for network device components


A network device receives multicast packets that include information identifying destinations in the network, identifies next hops associated with the destinations, and populates a cache with the destinations and addresses of the identified next hops. The network device receives a particular multicast packet that includes information identifying particular destinations included in the cache, identifies one or more next hops for the particular destinations from the cache, and forwards the particular multicast packet to the identified one or more next hops to permit the identified one or more next hops to forward the multicast packet toward the particular destinations..

06/30/16
20160191367 

Apparatus and method to use ptp timestamps for one-way delay and delay variation measurement in ip networks


A method is implemented by a network device to establish a one-way active measurement protocol (owamp) test session that supports use of a network time protocol (ntp) timestamp format and a precision time protocol version 2 (ptpv2) timestamp format. The network device acts as a control-client that communicates with a server to establish an owamp test session between a sender and a receiver.

06/30/16
20160191357 

Systems and methods for mapping and visualizing a wireless mesh network


According to at least one embodiment, a system for mapping a mesh network is provided. The system includes a memory and at least one processor coupled to the memory.

06/30/16
20160191346 

Suspension of traffic re-routing during planned network interruption


A transport management system receives a request for a planned interruption in an optical network, and identifies transport equipment of the optical network affected by the planned interruption. The transport management system selectively sends a notification, from the network device, the identified transport equipment affected by the planned interruption, including a scheduled time of the planned interruption and a duration associated with the planned interruption, where the notification enables the notified transport equipment to buffer data to be transmitted on links affected by the planned interruption for the notified duration of the planned interruption..

06/30/16
20160191341 

Secure cloud interconnect private routing


A network device is located in a cloud routing services center that is separate from a customer network. The network device provides a user interface to solicit, from a customer device outside the cloud routing services center, structured routing criteria for virtual private network (vpn) routes over a multiprotocol label switching (mpls) network and receives, from the customer device, customer routing criteria selected from the structured routing criteria.

06/30/16
20160191333 

Techniques for providing software support for a hardware component of a computing device


Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques to provide software support for a hardware component incorporated into a computing device with a variety of processor components supporting different instruction sets and with a variety of operating systems. An apparatus may include a main processor component of a computing device; a network device simulator coupled to a hardware component of the computing device, and to provide a simulated network device; and a bus network interface controller (nic) simulator to provide a simulated bus nic, the bus nic simulator and the network device simulator to present the hardware component to the main processor component as the simulated network device accessible to the main processor component through at least the simulated bus nic and a simulated network that couples the simulated bus nic to the simulated network device.

06/30/16
20160191315 

Automatic reconfiguration of network devices


A solution for automatic reconfiguration of network devices adapted to switch from the role of access point to the role of station and vice versa. In order to prepare a first network device for automatic configuration in the network, a profile of a second network device connected to said first network device via a network is received.

06/30/16
20160191301 

Communication network service condition detection


A telecommunications system includes a network device that detects a communication failure associated with a first communication network and generates a failure command for a remote device to transmit a failure signal over a second communication network. The failure signal represents the communication failure.

06/23/16
20160183280 

Soft-tdma for wireless ad-hoc networks


A method, network device and computer program product schedule packets received from a higher layer packet source for transmission from a network device onto a medium shared with at least one contending network device where access to the medium is controlled by a medium access protocol. Medium history information associated with the medium is obtained.

06/23/16
20160183214 

Airborne network device for a wireless mesh network


A network device is mounted to an aerial device and facilitates communication between components of a wireless mesh network. The components of the wireless mesh network may include network devices that include a metrology module for measuring resource consumption, routers, and collectors.

06/23/16
20160183183 

Method, apparatus, and device for controlling wireless transmission


Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method, an apparatus, and a device for controlling wireless transmission. A first access point in a first system selects, from access point devices in a second system, one access point as a second access point to which the first access point is attached, and connects to the second access point to send first information to a network device.

06/23/16
20160183157 

Network device addressing method, device, and system


The present application relates to the communications field, and discloses a network device addressing method, device, and system to achieve network device addressing. A specific implementation method includes: constructing, by an interworking function iwf, a host name of a mobility management network element according to an integrated services digital network isdn number of the mobility management network element; sending, by the iwf, a request message to a home subscriber server hss, where the request message includes the host name of the mobility management network element; and after receiving a response message sent by the hss, acquiring, by the iwf, an isdn number of the hss according to a host name of the hss, and sending the isdn number of the hss to the mobility management network element..

06/23/16
20160183030 

Smart home device adaptive configuration systems and methods


A network device on a home-control network receives inputs from local sensors and physical actions from the user and determines whether to change its state.. .

06/23/16
20160183022 

Location determination according to auditory tones


Systems, methods, and apparatus to calibrate sounds fields are disclosed. An example implementation involves causing, via a transducer of a network device, the network device to produce an auditory tone.

06/23/16
20160182680 

Interest acknowledgements for information centric networking


A network device configured for information centric networking (icn) receives an interest having traversed a path in an icn network from a consumer. The interest requests data by name.

06/23/16
20160182622 

Workload deployment with real-time consideration of global network congestion


In one embodiment, a system includes a switch controller configured to communicate with a plurality of network devices in a network. The switch controller includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor.

06/23/16
20160182557 

Multi-dimensional geometry for enhancement of simulations of network devices


A computer-implemented method for using multi-dimensional geometry in simulations of packet flows through network devices, is provided. The computer-implemented method includes receiving an input object for traffic simulation of network devices, comprising a source and destination host ranges and source and destination port ranges, and protocol, application and vulnerability ranges, targeted for the destination host ranges.

06/23/16
20160182555 

Multi-dimensional geometry for enhancement of simulations of network devices


A computer-implemented method for using multi-dimensional geometry in simulations of packet flows through network devices, is provided. The computer-implemented method includes receiving an input object for traffic simulation of network devices, comprising a source and destination host ranges and source and destination port ranges, and protocol, application and vulnerability ranges, targeted for the destination host ranges.

06/23/16
20160182459 

System and securely connecting network devices


A platform, apparatus and method for internet of things implementations. For example, one embodiment of a system comprises: an internet of things (iot) hub comprising a network interface to couple the iot hub to an iot service over a wide area network (wan), and programming logic to program an identification device with one or more encryption keys usable to establish encrypted communication with an iot device; and at least one iot device interfacing with the identification device following programming of the identification device by the iot hub; wherein once the identification device is programmed and interfaced with the iot device, the iot device uses the one or more keys to establish a secure communication channel with the iot hub and/or the iot service..

06/23/16
20160182407 

Automated configuration of network device


Some embodiments provide a system that includes a backup device and a plurality of switches coupled to the backup device. A switch in the plurality of switches may be coupled to the backup device using at least a special link.

06/23/16
20160182392 

Maintaining packet order in a multi processor network device


A plurality of packets are received by a packet processing device, and the packets are distributed among two or more packet processing node elements for processing of the packets. The packets are assigned to respective packet classes, each class corresponding to a group of packets for which an order in which the packets were received is to be preserved.

06/23/16
20160182382 

Specializing virtual network device processing to bypass forwarding elements for high packet rate applications


A method of optimizing network processing in a system comprising a physical host and a set of physical network interface controllers (pnics) is provided. The physical host includes a forwarding element.

06/23/16
20160182380 

Adaptive load balancing in packet processing


A method of forwarding packets in a network device is disclosed. The method comprises assigning a packet to a first packet processing thread; and determining a state of the first packet processing thread.

06/23/16
20160182379 

Adaptive load balancing in packet processing


A method for forwarding packets in a network device is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a packet; mapping the packet to a bucket, where the bucket is associated with a packet processing thread from a plurality of packet processing threads; and determining whether the packet processing thread is oversubscribed.

06/23/16
20160182373 

Technologies for network device flow lookup management


Technologies for managing network flow lookups of a network device include a network controller and a target device, each communicatively coupled to the network device. The network device includes a cache for a processor of the network device and a main memory.

06/23/16
20160182366 

Root network device selection


Transmitting, by a current root network device, a first unicast message to a network router and determining, by the current root network device, whether the first unicast message is received by one or more other network devices. If the current root network device determines that the first unicast message is not received by one or more other network devices, then a second unicast message is sent to the network router.

06/23/16
20160182362 

Inter-domain fast reroute methods and network devices


A network device, is to be deployed in a network between a first network domain and a second network domain, and is to be configured for fast reroute. The network device includes a first traffic forwarder control module, corresponding to the first network domain, which is to determine a primary next hop in the first network domain.

06/23/16
20160182351 

Technologies for network packet cache management


Technologies for identifying a cache line of a network packet for eviction from an on-processor cache of a network device communicatively coupled to a network controller. The network device is configured to determine whether a cache line of the cache corresponding to the network packet is to be evicted from the cache based on a determination that the network packet is not needed subsequent to processing the network packet, and provide an indication that the cache line is to be evicted from the cache based on an eviction policy received from the network controller..

06/23/16
20160182342 

Specializing virtual network device processing to avoid interrupt processing for high packet rate applications


A method of high packet rate network processing in a system that includes a physical host and a set of physical network interface controllers (pnics). The physical host is hosting a set of data compute nodes (dcns).

06/23/16
20160182339 

Time synchronization architecture in a network device


A method of generating timestamp information irrespective of a packet format include generating an egress timestamp corresponding to a time at which a first egress packet associated with a synchronization event is transmitted to a network medium; storing the egress timestamp in a memory based on an egress identifier; and transmitting a second egress packet associated with the synchronization event with the stored egress timestamp being included in the transmitted second egress packet for timing synchronization in the network medium. The method also includes receiving an incoming packet from the network medium; generating an ingress timestamp corresponding to a time at which the incoming packet is received; replacing an error detection field included in the incoming packet with an error detection tag; inserting the ingress timestamp into the error detection tag; and providing the incoming packet with the ingress timestamp to a processor for synchronization of a local clock..

06/23/16
20160182335 

Client-independent network supervision application


A network monitoring and control application suitable for use by teachers and other users is implemented using wireless access points and does not require specific software to be installed on client network devices. The application uses student and class information to organize network client information.

06/23/16
20160182297 

Methods, network nodes, and computer program products for price signal feedback for network optimization


A method performed in a network operator server in communication with a utility server over a communication network, includes the network operator server receiving, from the utility server over the communication network, a utility message including an identification of at least one network device. The method further includes the network operator determining at least one network impact characteristic using the utility message.

06/23/16
20160182293 

Vlan tagging in a virtual environment


Vlan tagging in a virtual environment is described, including configuring a set of vlan tagging parameters for each virtual network device to be used by the virtual network device to correctly perform vlan tagging of frames in response to configuration changes with respect to the virtual network device. A first example of a configuration change with respect to the virtual network device comprises the virtual network device being transitioned from being attached to a virtual switch tagging (vst) port group to being attached to a virtual guest tagging (vgt) port group.

06/23/16
20160182283 

Using global variables to data-drive rule engine evaluation


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a diameter network device which may include a storage configured to store one or more global variables, a memory; and a processor. The processor may be configured to: establish an object within the memory representative of a global variable; configure the object to access fields of the global variable including a property of the network device which was modified; and access via the object an attribute for the global variable..

06/23/16
20160182279 

Automatically configuring data center networks with neighbor discovery protocol support


Techniques are disclosed herein for configuring a virtual network. One embodiment provides a computer-implemented method that includes receiving a request to add network interface cards (nics) of a new virtual machine (vm) host to the virtual network, and determining, using a protocol by which network devices advertise information, ports of at least one physical switch to which the nics are connected.

06/23/16
20160182247 

Smart home device adaptive configuration systems and methods using cloud data


A cloud server associated with a plurality of home-control network, downloads sensor data, internet data, and data from network devices outside the user's home-control network, and analyzes the data to control network devices within the user's home-control network.. .

06/23/16
20160182246 

Smart home device adaptive configuration systems and methods using network data


The network controller on a home-control network receives inputs from sensors and multiple network devices on the home-control network and analyzes the data to control the network devices.. .

06/23/16
20160182215 

Jitter removal in deterministic networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving packets in a flow at a network device in a deterministic network, wherein at least one of the packets is transmitted from a source out of sync due to collision with another flow at the source, analyzing at the network device, the flow to reconstruct a period of the flow, and processing at the network device, the packets according to the period to synchronize the processing of the packets at the network device with the source and remove jitter from the flow. An apparatus and logic are also disclosed herein..

06/23/16
20160182124 

Determining the signal quality of an electrical interconnect


One embodiment provides a network device that includes phy circuitry comprising transmit circuitry (tx) and receive circuitry (rx), wherein the tx and rx circuitry are configured to be coupled to a respective channel to communicate with an external device via the channels, wherein the network device configured to communicate with the external device using an ethernet communications protocol; and test circuitry. The test circuitry is configured to: designate a through channel and at least one crosstalk channel from among the channels; determine, in the time domain, an approximate available signal voltage of a first response signal, wherein the first response signal is in response to a test signal applied to the through channel; determine a first noise profile of the first response signal in response to the test signal applied on the through channel; determine a second noise profile of a second response signal, wherein the second response signal is in response to the test signal applied on a crosstalk channel and measured on the through channel; and determine a signal-to-noise ratio of the through channel based on, at least in part, the approximate available signal voltage and the first and second noise profiles..

06/23/16
20160180100 

System and securely connecting network devices using optical labels


A platform, apparatus and method are described for pairing devices. For example, one embodiment of a system for pairing devices comprises: a first data processing device having a machine-readable optical label associated therewith and including a first wireless communication interface; a second data processing device having a second wireless communication interface and an optical reader for reading identification data from the optical label associated with the first data processing device, the second wireless communication interface including pairing logic to use the identification data to pair with the first data processing device by establishing a secure communication channel between the first and second wireless communication interfaces..

06/23/16
20160179663 

Systems and methods for generating a unique device id


A device including a network interface, a memory, and at least one processor is provided. The memory may include a random access memory (ram) and nonvolatile memory.

06/23/16
20160179105 

Smart sensor adaptive configuration systems and methods using network data


The network controller on a home-control network receives inputs from sensors and multiple network devices on the home-control network and analyzes the data to control water valves and leak detectors on the home-control network.. .



Network Device topics: Network Device, Ip Address, Communications, Heterogeneous Network, Heterogeneous, Executable, Access Control, Media Access Control, Flow Network, Telecommunications, Network Communication, Load Balancing, Telecommunication, Computer Program, Ip Multimedia Subsystem

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