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Carriage of quality information of content in media formats

Carriage of quality information of content in media formats

Media quality information signaling in dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol

Media quality information signaling in dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol

Media quality information signaling in dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol

Bandwidth allocation for shared network infrastructure

Date/App# patent app List of recent Network Device-related patents
10/23/14
20140317718
 Ips detection processing method, network security device, and system patent thumbnailIps detection processing method, network security device, and system
An ips detection processing method, a network security device and a system are disclosed. The method includes: determining, by a network security device, whether an internal network device is a client or a server; if the internal network device is the client, simplifying an ips signature rule base to obtain an ips signature rule base corresponding to the client, or if the internal network device is the server, simplifying the ips signature rule base to obtain an ips signature rule base corresponding to the server; generating a state machine according to a signature rule in the ips signature rule base obtained through simplifying processing; and performing ips detection on flowing-through traffic by applying the state machine.
10/23/14
20140317668
 Carriage of quality information of content in media formats patent thumbnailCarriage of quality information of content in media formats
A method for managing quality information for dynamic adaption in content delivery, wherein the method comprises selecting a granularity level for an encoded media data, computing a plurality of quality metrics for the encoded media data at the selected granularity level, wherein the quality metrics are measures of coding quality of the encoded media data, generating a quality track comprising the plurality of quality metrics, and storing the quality track on a media content server separate from other tracks that are associated with the encoded media data. Also disclosed is a network device comprising a processor configured to select a granularity level for an encoded media data, and compute a plurality of quality metrics that indicate coding quality of the encoded media data at the selected granularity level, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to send the quality track towards a user of the media data..
10/23/14
20140317308
 Media quality information signaling in dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol patent thumbnailMedia quality information signaling in dynamic adaptive video streaming over hypertext transfer protocol
A media representation adaptation method comprising obtaining an media presentation description (mpd) that comprises instructions for retrieving a plurality of media segments and their quality information, sending a quality information request, receiving the quality information that comprises a plurality of quality segments, selecting a media segment based on the quality information, sending a media segment request that requests the media segment, and receiving the media segment. A computer program product that when executed by a processor causes a network device to obtain an mpd that comprises instructions for retrieving a media content stream and quality information, determine a quality level threshold, request a quality information associated with the media content stream, receive the quality information, select a media segment with a corresponding quality segment that is greater than the quality level threshold, send a media segment request that requests the media segment, and receive the media segment..
10/23/14
20140317294
 Bandwidth allocation for shared network infrastructure patent thumbnailBandwidth allocation for shared network infrastructure
Methods and systems are provided for adaptive management of local networks (e.g., in-premises networks, which may access or be connected to cable or satellite networks). A network device (e.g., a gateway device) may be configured to function as a network manager in a local network, to manage internal connections and/or communications within the local network.
10/23/14
20140317277
 Network infrastructure management patent thumbnailNetwork infrastructure management
In one embodiment, the present invention is a network infrastructure management system that allows monitoring and controlling network devices while dynamically discovering them on demand during the process. New management protocols can be dynamically added to the system or built on demand without refactoring the existing algorithms..
10/23/14
20140317264
 System and method for determining whether a computer device is compatible with a computer network patent thumbnailSystem and method for determining whether a computer device is compatible with a computer network
A system and method are provided for allowing an administrator to automatically determine whether networked computer devices are configured to use governance software that allocates resource in, or controls or restricts the access of other network devices, to certain portions of the networked storage based upon it governance protocols, network efficiency and economics. To do this, a company server having governance software stored thereon polls a range of device addresses (e.g., ip addresses) specified by the network administrator or stored on a dns server with a message formatted using protocols such as webdav, smb/cifs, ftp, etc., and specific to the governance software.
10/23/14
20140317250
 Method and system for synchronizing with neighbor in a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) link aggregation group patent thumbnailMethod and system for synchronizing with neighbor in a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) link aggregation group
A method of updating operational states of a network device in a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) of a link aggregation group is disclosed. The method starts with initializing the network device for link aggregation, wherein the initialization includes setting variables of the network device for a first portal as configured by administrative settings, where the first portal includes the network device and at least one neighbor network device.
10/23/14
20140317228
 Integrate application intelligence with a network device for application transaction visibility and control patent thumbnailIntegrate application intelligence with a network device for application transaction visibility and control
The proposed methodology provides an application state machine in a network device, such as a router which may be used to extract application transactions. The extracted transaction data may be provided to another entity for analysis and troubleshooting..
10/23/14
20140317220
 Device for efficient use of packet buffering and bandwidth resources at the network edge patent thumbnailDevice for efficient use of packet buffering and bandwidth resources at the network edge
The invention relates to a hybrid network device comprising a server interface enabling access to a server system memory, a network switch comprising a packet processing engine configured to process packets routed through the switch and a switch packet buffer configured to queue packets before transmission, at least one network interface; and at least one a bus mastering dma controller configured to access the data of said server system memory via said at least one server interface and transfer said data to and from said hybrid network device. According to one aspect of the invention, a bus transfer arbiter configured to control the data transfer from the server memory to the packet processing engine of said hybrid network device..
10/23/14
20140316587
 Zone based system for altering an operating condition patent thumbnailZone based system for altering an operating condition
According to an aspect of the disclosure, a processor is configured to detect a location of a mobile device associated with a site and detect at least one geofence operably associated with the site. The processor is further configured to detect a manual input condition provided at a network device disposed at the site, detect the mobile device being disposed away from the site based on the location of the mobile device relative to the at least one geofence, and initiate a text message to the mobile device indicating the manual input condition in response to the mobile device being disposed away from the site.
10/23/14
20140314097
Method and system for network and intra-portal link (ipl) sharing in distributed relay control protocol (drcp)
A method supporting network and intra-portal link (ipl) sharing in a link aggregation group at a network device is disclosed. The method starts with transmitting frames on the ipl at the network device, where the physical link or aggregation link of the link aggregation group is dedicated to the ipl.
10/23/14
20140314095
Method and system of updating conversation allocation in link aggregation
A method of updating conversation allocation in link aggregation is disclosed. The method starts with verifying that an implementation of a conversation-sensitive link aggregation control protocol (lacp) is operational at a network device of a network for an aggregation port.
10/23/14
20140314094
Method and system of implementing conversation-sensitive collection for a link aggregation group
A method is executed by a network device for implementing conversation-sensitive collection for frames received on a port of a link of a link aggregation group. The network device executes an aggregator to collect the frames for aggregator clients, where each frame is associated with a service identifier and a conversation identifier.
10/23/14
20140314079
Efficient multicast delivery to dually connected (vpc) hosts in overlay networks
In a mesh-based connected data center network architecture, a mechanism is provided to allow efficient delivery of ip multicast frames within the network. Described approaches avoid replication into vlans (or svis) across the fabric by using the outer encapsulated tree to identify trees on which to replicate the traffic.
10/23/14
20140313983
Method and device for fingerprinting of network devices
A method for fingerprinting at least one network device is disclosed which comprises, in a monitoring device, computing a passive fingerprint from a plurality of parameters of the at least one network device. And in the at least one network device, modifying at least one parameter among the plurality of parameters of the at least one network device by applying to the at least one parameter a diversity function; wherein the diversity function is chosen in such a way that variations of the modified parameter of each network devices are not correlated; and wherein a variation range of the at least one modified parameter is inferior to a first value so that a variation range of the passive fingerprint for each of the at least one network device is limited to a determined range.
10/23/14
20140313975
White listing for binding in ad-hoc mesh networks
Techniques are disclosed for specifying and enforcing connections in a network. Embodiments generally include a network device that maintains a data structure that identifies preferred nodes.
10/23/14
20140313940
Exploratory linktrace operations in a computer network
In one embodiment, an exploratory linktrace is initiated from an initiating network device with an exploratory linktrace message (elm) having a target address. Each network device receiving the elm may then propagate the elm on a plurality of its ports to a plurality of downstream network devices based on the target address.
10/23/14
20140313939
Method and system for synchronizing with neighbor in a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) link aggregation group
A method of supporting a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) at a network device is disclosed. The method starts with initializing the network device for operating distributed resilient control protocol (drcp) on an intra-portal port (ipp) coupled to a neighbor network device using an intra-port link (ipl).
10/23/14
20140313938
Packet data unit (pdu) structure for supporting distributed relay control protocol (drcp)
A method supporting distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) in a link aggregation group at a network device is disclosed. The method starts with encapsulating a distributed relay control protocol data unit (drcpdu) in a frame, wherein the drcpdu includes a protocol data unit (pdu) structure.
10/23/14
20140313932
Method and system for updating distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) states
A method of configuring a set of conversation identifiers (ids) at a network device in a distributed resilient network interconnect (drni) of a link aggregation group is disclosed. The method starts with initializing the set of conversation ids, wherein the initialization includes setting entries of a boolean vector associated with the set of conversation ids to be a sequence of zeroes, and wherein the boolean vector includes values indicating processing the set of conversation ids through the single gateway or the single aggregator of the network device.
10/23/14
20140313928
Virtual service topologies in virtual private networks
In one embodiment, a method includes storing a service topology route at a network device interconnecting at least two zones comprising a plurality of hosts, and propagating the service topology route to create a service chain comprising a service node in communication with the network device. The service topology route creates a forwarding state at network devices in the service chain for use in inter-zone routing in a virtual private network.
10/23/14
20140313894
Mobility load balancing method and access network device
A mobility load balancing (mlb) method and an access network device are disclosed, which are applied in the field of communication technologies. The mlb method includes: acquiring, by an access network device, resources actually occupied by a service of an operator in a cell controlled by a base station and preset resources occupied by the service of the operator, and determining, according to the acquired resources actually occupied by the service and the preset resources occupied by the service, whether to perform mlb on a user equipment served by the operator, thereby implementing balancing of mobility load..
10/23/14
20140313881
Ip address allocation in split brain icr scenario
According to one embodiment, a method for allocating internet protocol (ip) addresses includes receiving, while serving as an active inter-chassis redundancy (icr) device, a plurality of ip address requests from the third network device for the plurality of client devices. The method further includes responsive to determining a second network device is also serving as the active icr device, allocating to a client device an ip address selected from a first portion of the commonly shared plurality of ip addresses and not a second portion, wherein the first portion is allocatable only by the first network device while the first network device and the second network device are both serving as active icr network devices in the icr system, and wherein the second portion is allocatable only by the second network device while the first and second network devices are both serving as active icr devices..
10/23/14
20140313421
Apparatus and method for controlling home network devices
An apparatus and method for controlling home network devices is provided. The apparatus includes a display unit that displays a list of items corresponding to a plurality controlled devices arranged in a predetermined space, a receiving unit that receives a first image containing the controlled devices, the list, and information on light reflected from a controlled device of the controlled devices and the device list, and a control unit that maps the controlled devices and the items in the list according to the light information detected from the received image..
10/16/14
20140310810
Fight-through nodes for survivable computer network
A survivable network is described in which one or more network device includes enhanced functionality to fight through cyber attacks. A fight-through node (ftn) is described, which may be a combined hardware/software system that enhances existing networks with survivability properties.
10/16/14
20140310604
Network test instrument
A method and apparatus (e.g., network test instrument) for presenting network device diagnostic information in which a listing of network devices discovered via a first network connection (e.g., wirelessly—802.11) to a test network is presented in a gui of a network diagnostic instrument. Acquired network diagnostic information for a network device selected from the listing of network devices is then presented in the gui wherein the presented network diagnostic information is acquired via the first network connection (e.g., wirelessly—802.11).
10/16/14
20140310426
Devices and methods using network load data in mobile cloud accelerator context to optimize network usage by selectively deferring content delivery
Network devices, servers, and modules operating within mca capable to selectively defer delivery of non-time sensitive content are provided. A network device (315) includes a communication interface (410) configured to enable communication with a client device (310), and to receive a request for a content delivery from the client device (310).
10/16/14
20140310398
Classifying client devices in a network
One or more devices may receive attribute information identifying multiple attributes associated with a client device; classify the client device based on the attribute information; and provide, based on classifying the client device, classification information to a network device to cause the network device to associate a particular policy set, of multiple policy sets, with the client device. The classification information may identify a classification of the client device.
10/16/14
20140310397
Network system capable of implementing stun with the assistance of two network devices and method thereof
The present invention is to provide a network system, which comprises a coordinator server located in a public network; first and second nats (network address translators) located in first and second private networks and configured as a full-cone nat, respectively; first and second network devices located in the first and second private networks and connected to the public network through the first and second nats, respectively, wherein each of the first and second network devices has registered two mapped addresses with the coordinator server, respectively; a third nat located in a third private network; and a third network device located in the third private network and connected to the public network through the third nat, wherein the third network device can obtain the mapped addresses from the coordinator server and, based on the mapped addresses, conduct nat behavior tests on the third nat through the first and second network devices.. .
10/16/14
20140310387
Dynamic reclassification of client devices in a network
One or more devices may store attribute information identifying multiple attributes associated with a client device that is associated with a particular classification; reclassify the client device based on the attribute information; and provide, based on reclassifying the client device, classification information to a network device to cause the network device to associate a particular policy set, of multiple policy sets, with the client device. The classification information may identify an updated classification of the client device.
10/16/14
20140310358
Adaptive publish/subscribe system
A context-driven publication option is received over a network at an adaptive publish subscribe broker from a publishing network device. The context driven publication options are presented over the network to a subscribing network device.
10/16/14
20140310356
Method for exchanging network messages in distributed manner
The present invention is to provide a method for enabling a tracker/coordinator in a p2p system to receive server address queries from network devices through internet; provide address of a protocol server to the network devices according to the server address queries, so as for the network devices to conduct nat behavior tests on nat routers connected therewith through the protocol server; assigning a first network device with the router incapable of forwarding messages to a second network device with the router capable of forwarding messages according to the test results; providing a mapped address of a port of the second network device to a third network device, when receiving a port query from the third network device and determining that the port query corresponds to the first network device, so as for the third network device to directly connect with the first network device through the second network device.. .
10/16/14
20140310339
Content delivery method and apparatus, and access network device
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a content delivery method and apparatus, and an access network device. The method includes: receiving, by a cache server in an access network, a service request sent by a user equipment, where the service request contains an address of a content server; if the service data requested by the user equipment is stored, sending the stored service data to the user equipment, modifying the address of the content server in the received service request into an address of the cache server, and sending the modified service request to a core network device; receiving the modified service request that is routed by the core network device to the cache server; and sending the stored service data to the cache server through the internet, the core network device, and the access network device, and discarding, by the cache server, the service data..
10/16/14
20140310307
Exact match lookup with variable key sizes
In a method for performing an exact match lookup in a network device, a network packet is received at the network device. A lookup key for the network packet is determined at least based on data included in a header of the received network packet.
10/16/14
20140309770
Systems and methods for providing network access
Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, a request from a customer to initiate a communication session, establishing a first communication link between the vending machine and a device associated with the customer, and establishing a second communication link between the vending machine and a remote network device, such that a communication session is established between the device associated with the customer and the remote network device. Some embodiments are associated with receiving, by a vending machine, an indication of a selection of a product sold by the vending machine, receiving, from a customer, payment for the selected product, dispensing the product to the customer, the product comprising an indication of a communication session activation code, receiving, by the vending machine, an indication of the communication session activation code, and establishing a communication session between a device associated with the customer and a remote network device..
10/16/14
20140309024
Invalidating network devices with illicit peripherals
A system and method for passively validating network game users is provided. Data indicative of game behavior and actions at one or more nodes interacting with a network game in a network game community are monitored.
10/16/14
20140308966
Communications method and system, access network device, terminal, and core network device
Embodiments of the present invention provide a communications method, a communications system, an access network device, a terminal, and a core network device. For all ues accessing the access network device, before relay node selection is performed, it is determined which ues are capable of serving as candidate relay nodes, so as to perform a relay node selection operation only on the ues that are capable of serving as candidate relay nodes when performing the relay node selection, thereby saving operation overhead, reducing time and resources overhead during the relay node selection, and improving transmission efficiency..
10/16/14
20140308920
Disabling mobile devices that originate message service spam
A method performed by a network device may include receiving a mobile directory number (mdn) that has been identified as a mobile spam originator and generating a query for attributes of a mobile device registered with the mdn. The method also includes receiving a query response that include attributes of the mobile device and determining to block the mobile device from access to a network associated with the network device.
10/16/14
20140307746
Method and apparatus for providing timing analysis for packet streams over packet carriers
A network device such as a router or switch, in one embodiment, includes a timing analyzer which is capable of providing timing analysis over one or more network circuits. The timing analyzer, in one aspect, receives a data packet traveling across a circuit emulation service (“ces”) circuit such as t1 or e1 circuit.
10/16/14
20140307737
Exact match lookup with variable key sizes
In a method for populating an exact match lookup table in a network device, a lookup key to be stored in a database of the network device is determined. The database is distributed among two or more memory banks.
10/16/14
20140307716
Requesting a communication resource in a wireless network
A network device to send to a user equipment (ue) configuration information to configure a power controlled uplink control channel particular to the ue is disclosed. The ue may send a request to utilize a physical uplink shared channel capable of being shared by a plurality of ues.
10/16/14
20140307588
System and method for symmetric switching fabrics
A system and method for a symmetric switching fabric includes a first switching tier that includes a plurality of leaf switches, a second switching tier that includes one or more spine switches, and a plurality of interlinks for coupling the leaf switches to the spine switches. Each of the leaf switches includes one or more first ports configured to couple each of the leaf switches to other network devices outside the switching fabric and one or more second ports for coupling each of the leaf switches to each of the spine switches.
10/16/14
20140307586
Mechanisms addressing dynamic component carrier change in relay systems
The present invention proposes methods and devices to further improve relay systems operating on the basis of carrier aggregation on the access as well as on the backhaul link under an aspect of such approach, there is proposed a relay node as a device, comprising a transceiver device, configured to communicate via a first interface with a terminal and via a second interface with a remote network device, wherein communication via the first and/or second interface is configured to operate based on aggregation of plural individual component carriers, and a control device, configured to perform, per component carrier: detection of a change concerning a component carrier on the first interface, sending, responsive thereto, of update information pertaining to at least the first interface towards the remote network device, reception of reconfiguration instructions, implied by the detected change, to be applied on the first interface, and initiation of reconfiguration of the first interface based on the received instructions. Similar approach is applied to a donor enb as well as to corresponding methods and computer program products..
10/16/14
20140307548
Information handling system data center bridging features with defined application environments
Information handling system network traffic is managed by populating a dcbx client framework with application network parameters associated with predetermined applications. Network devices, such as information handling system clients and servers, retrieve a tlv from a switch to obtain application network parameters for an application and apply the parameters so that the application executing on the device tags network communications with the associated parameters, such as bandwidth, loss less behavior, priority, latency, through put and cpu utilization..
10/16/14
20140307541
Distributed fast remote cutover of traffic upon local failure in an overlay transport visualization network
Techniques are presented herein for optimizing traffic routing in overlay networks. At a first edge device located at a first site in a network, a message is received that indicates address information of a network device.
10/16/14
20140307539
Method, device, and system for dual-uplink tangent ring convergence
A method, device, and system for dual-uplink tangent ring convergence, where ports on a network device are classified into conjugate ports and non-conjugate ports. When receiving an entry update packet from a first port or perceiving a state change of a first port, when it is determined that the first port of the network device is a conjugate port, the network device clears a media access control (mac) entry and an address resolution protocol (arp) entry that use the first port as an outbound interface and clears all mac entries that use a non-conjugate port as an outbound interface, in a mac table and an arp table of the network device.
10/16/14
20140307281
Interface card, network device having the same and control method thereof
An interface card is capable of communicating with an external device and includes a power supplier; a non-volatile memory which stores executable instructions to operate in an active-mode and a sleep-mode; a small-capacity volatile memory which is supplied with power in the sleep mode; a transmitter-receiver which transmits and receives packet data to/from the external device; and a controller which retrieves sleep-mode instructions stored in the non-volatile memory and loads the sleep mode instructions in the small-capacity volatile memory to transition the interface card into the sleep mode if the transmitter-receiver does not receive the packet data for predetermined time period in an active mode. The interface card processes certain packet data in the sleep mode and transitions back into the active mode when sleep mode operations determine that the packet data cannot be processed in the sleep mode.
10/09/14
20140304827
Data leak protection
Methods and systems for data leak prevention (dlp) in an enterprise network are provided. According to one embodiment a data leak protection method is provided.
10/09/14
20140304813
Distributed network anomaly detection
A network device may include multiple interfaces, each including a local database to store, in a first group of local records, information associated with a first group of data units sent from or received by a first one of the group of interfaces; a global database to store, in a group of global records, information associated with the first group of data units and information associated with a second group of data units sent from or received by a second one of said group of interfaces. The device may include a processor, to manage the local database and the global database; broadcast at least one of the local records to the second one of the group of interfaces; and analyze each of the local records to identify potential anomalies in the first group of data units..
10/09/14
20140304698
Methods and apparatus for performing in-service software upgrade for a network device using system virtulization
A method and/or network system is able to perform an in-service software upgrade (“issu”) using virtualization technology while ongoing network service is maintained. After receipt of an upgrade signal such as a command of software upgrade, a new or second virtual machine (“vm”) is created in response to the upgrade signal.
10/09/14
20140304394
Timeout for identifying network device presence
Systems and techniques relating to identifying the presence of a network device are described. A described technique includes receiving, from the cache engine, a traffic flow and a series of notification signals, each indicating a presence of the cache engine, calculating a timeout value based on at least a time difference of two consecutive notification signals of the series of notification signals, updating, based on the calculated timeout value, a predetermined timeout period to an updated timeout period, and determining an absence of the cache engine when the updated timeout period that immediately succeeds the receiving of the series of notification signals elapsed without receiving an additional notification signal from the cache engine..
10/09/14
20140304371
Secure one-way interface for a network device
A one-way interface for a network device which secures status registers therein from unauthorized changes. The interface includes a first server, a one-way data link and a second server.
10/09/14
20140302891
Method, device, and system for regulating power consumption
A method, device and system for regulating power consumption are provided in the embodiments of the present invention. A method for regulating power consumption includes: obtaining, by a base station, an application point and a configuration parameter; sending, by the base station, an indication message to a terminal according to the application point and configuration parameter; regulating, by the base station, the power consumption of the base station by using the configuration parameter at the application point; the configuration parameter comprises cell antenna information or system bandwidth information; the indication message instructs the terminal to use the configuration parameter at the application point.
10/09/14
20140301401
Providing aggregation link groups in logical network device
A control plane of a logical network device creates a service link aggregation group and adds one port from each member network device to the service link aggregation group. The logical network device includes member network devices and each port connects the logical network device to the same neighbor device.
10/09/14
20140301394
Exact match hash lookup databases in network switch devices
In a method for forwarding packets in a network device a plurality of hash values is generated based on a lookup key. The plurality of hash values includes at least a first hash value generated using a first hash function, a second hash value generated using a second hash function and a third hash value generated using a third hash function.
10/09/14
20140301392
Network device with tunnel establishment control based on site-type attribute received from other network device
In one embodiment, a first network device is configured to receive from a second network device a site-type attribute of the second network device, and to control establishment of a tunnel between the first network device and the second network device based at least in part on the received site-type attribute. The site-type attribute may be received in the first network device as part of a border gateway protocol (bgp) message transmitted by the second network device to the first network device, and may comprise a multicast virtual private network (mvpn) site-type attribute indicating whether the second network device is a sender site of the mvpn.
10/09/14
20140301387
Network device mobility
According to one example embodiment, an eid-notify packet is defined for use with the location/identifier separation protocol (lisp). A first-hop network element may send eid-notify responsive to decoding a data packet from a previously undetected host on its subnetwork.
10/09/14
20140301382
Method and apparatus for disabling transmission of a packet with aggregated data from multiple packets having an address for a group of network devices
A first network device including a first module, a control module, an aggregation module, a format module and an interface. The first module relates multiple addresses of a group of network devices to a first address.
10/09/14
20140301366
Method and device for accessing and obtaining user equipment context and user equipment identity
A method and device for accessing and obtaining user equipment (ue) context and ue identity are provided. The method for access includes: when a ue accesses a system architecture evolution (sae) network, judging, by a network node, whether a globally unique mobility management entity identifier (gummed carried by the ue or a mobility management entity group identity (mmegi) in the gummei is allocated or mapped by the sae network; if the gummei or mmegi is allocated by the sae network, selecting, by the network node, a mobility management entity (mme) according to the gummeia network device includes an identity attribute obtaining module and a network resource node allocation module.
10/09/14
20140301215
Packet interception and timestamping for error estimation in active measurement protocols
A method in a network device. The method is one of estimating a time delay between when a software timestamp is generated for an active measurement protocol test packet and when the active measurement protocol test packet is transmitted from the network device onto a link.
10/09/14
20140301183
Method, network device, and system for synchronization between network devices
A method, a network device, and a system for synchronization between network devices are provided. The method includes: establishing, by a first network device, an inband synchronization channel to a second network device in a mpls-tp network, where the inband synchronization channel is a channel on a data plane, and the first network device and the second network device are included in a same backup group; sending, a first synchronization packet to the second network device through the inband synchronization channel, where the first synchronization packet carries synchronization information of the first network device, and the synchronization information of the first network device includes configuration information or status information of the first network device.
10/09/14
20140301182
Graceful restart (gr) methods and devices
This disclosure provides methods and devices for graceful restart (gr) in a network with multiple gr restarters that include a first gr restarter and at least one second gr restarter corresponding to the first gr restarter. After receiving routes from all normal neighbor network devices of the first gr restarter, the first gr restarter performs route selection to determine first selected routes, and sends the first selected routes to the at least one second gr restarter.
10/02/14
20140298467
Automated sniffer apparatus and method for monitoring computer systems for unauthorized access
An apparatus for wireless communication including an automated intrusion detection process is provided. The apparatus has a portable housing, which may have a length no greater than 1 meter, a width no greater than 1 meter, and a height of no greater than 1 meter.
10/02/14
20140298429
Method for operating a network device
The invention relates to a method for releasing a network device of a network system that comprises at least the one network device and at least one server. At least one second identifier that is assigned to a mobile computing device is stored in a database of the server.
10/02/14
20140298011
Secure and efficient authentication using plug-in hardware compatible with desktops, laptops and/or smart mobile communication devices such as iphones™
A portable apparatus is removably and communicatively connectable to a network device to communicate authentication or authorization credentials of a user in connection with the user logging into or entering into a transaction with a network site. The apparatus includes a communications port to connect and disconnect the apparatus to and from the network device and to establish a communication link with the network device when connected thereto.
10/02/14
20140297865
Dynamic activation of pre-deployed network resources
A network device may receive an activation instruction. The network device may provide network resources.
10/02/14
20140297844
Application traffic prioritization
Techniques for implementing application traffic prioritization in a network device are provided. In one embodiment, the network device can determine a packet buffer threshold for a received data packet.
10/02/14
20140294164
Managing visual voicemail from multiple devices
A network device may include a memory to store a database including voicemail message information associated with a voicemail mailbox, a transmitter, and a receiver. The transmitter may send a notification to each of a plurality of communication devices, the notification including an indication of a number of new voicemail messages in the voicemail mailbox, an indication of a total number of voicemail messages in the voicemail mailbox, and an identifier of a most recent voicemail message in the voicemail mailbox, where each of the plurality of communication devices uses the notification signal to determine whether to request a list of voicemail messages.
10/02/14
20140294018
Protocol for layer two multiple network links tunnelling
A method and system for using tunnel association information to allow network device to transfer and receive layer two packets through provide a layer two tunnel between different layer two networks through multiple network links. Layer 3 packets are used to encapsulate layer two packets.
10/02/14
20140293976
Power-saving hub messages in wireless body area networks
A time division multiple access (tdma) media access control (mac) protocol is provided for wireless body area networks (bans). In particular, in some embodiments the described network devices utilize a reservation-based power saving polling (resp) mac protocol for communication.
10/02/14
20140293854
Method and system for server-side handling of a low-power client in a wide area network
A cmts may receive a request that a network device be permitted to enter a power-saving mode of operation. In response, the cmts may enter a power-saving mode of operation wherein mac management messages, transmission opportunities for the sleeping network device, and/or contention periods on one or more channels occur at independently determinable intervals.
10/02/14
20140293850
Power-saving tdma mac for wireless body area networks
A time division multiple access (tdma) media access control (mac) protocol is provided for wireless body area networks (bans). In particular, in some embodiments the described network devices utilize a reservation-based power saving polling (resp) mac protocol for communication.
10/02/14
20140293849
Powering a network device with converted electrical power
Examples disclose a networking device comprising a thermopile to convert a temperature difference between a heat surface and an ambient surface into electrical power. Additionally, the examples disclose a power management module to power the networking device with the converted electrical power..
10/02/14
20140293825
Timestamping data packets
Disclosed are various embodiments for providing a data packet with timestamp information. A data packet is generated such that it comprises a payload and a header.
10/02/14
20140293804
Backhaul network performance monitoring using segmented analytics
A system may be configured to monitor traffic associated with a network device; determine a time at which a particular portion of traffic was received by the network device; identify one or more attributes associated with the particular portion of the traffic; determine one or more performance indicators associated with the particular portion of the traffic; and determine that an alert threshold has been met. The determining may be based on at least one of: the one or more attributes or the one or more performance indicators.
10/02/14
20140293786
Path resolution for hierarchical load distribution
Network devices perform multiple stage path resolution. The path resolution may be ecmp resolution.
10/02/14
20140293777
Load-dependent transmission in communication networks
In one embodiment, a first network device detects load information transmitted by a second network device and selects one of a plurality of modes of communication responsive to the detected load information. The modes of communication include at least a first mode of communication that is selected responsive to a relatively low load condition and a second mode of communication that is selected responsive to a relatively high load condition.
10/02/14
20140293769
Method, apparatus and system for processing device faults
The present invention relates to the communication field and discloses a method, an apparatus, and a system for processing device faults, which are used to recover the device fault in a timely manner and improve user's service experience. The processing method includes: receiving a connection deletion request message sent by a network device in the case of a fault, where the connection deletion request message includes a global packet data network connection identifier fq-csid; locally deleting a packet data network pdn connection related to the fq-csid, or retaining a pdn connection related to the fq-csid and receiving downlink data corresponding to the pdn connection; and performing a network-triggered service recovery procedure.


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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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