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 Network testing device for automated topology validation patent thumbnailNetwork testing device for automated topology validation
A network testing device is provided in order to validate network topology information and test various other attributes of a network. The network testing device may, in response to a command, obtain connection information from a network indicated in the command.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 Systems and methods of constructing a network topology patent thumbnailSystems and methods of constructing a network topology
The technology disclosed relates to sub-clustering within service clusters in real-time. In particular, it relates to accessing a network topology that records node data and connection data including processes running on numerous hosts grouped into local services on the hosts, the local services running on multiple hosts grouped into service clusters and sub-clusters of service clusters, and network connections used by the service clusters to connect the hosts grouped into service connections, wherein the node data includes software versions of the processes and process data with configuration files and clustering the multiple hosts with the service clusters into the sub-clusters based at least in part on the software versions..
Opsclarity, Inc.


 Model generation for drug determination patent thumbnailModel generation for drug determination
Disclosed herein is a computer-implemented method for simulating a response of a drug, or a combination of drugs, being used for the treatment of a disease, the method comprising a computing device performing the steps of: generating one or more models of cell responses in a biological network of cellular processes, wherein each model is a self-contained logical model that comprises a network topology with nodes, edges between nodes and parameters of the nodes for modelling obtained state data of a plurality of biological signalling entities of one or more diseased cells, wherein generating each model comprises automatically determining logical rules that define at least the parameters of the nodes such that an attractor of the model substantially corresponds to said obtained state data of the plurality of biological signalling entities of one or more diseased cells; for each of the one or more models, simulating the effect of a drug, or a combination of drugs, by determining an output of the generated model when the states of one or more nodes of the model are changed in accordance with the expected effect of the drug, or the combination of drugs, on one or more of said biological signalling entities; and determining a drug, or a combination of drugs, for the treatment of the one or more diseased cells in dependence on the outputs of the one or more models. Advantageously, a fast and inexpensive technique is provided for determining drug(s), or combinations of drugs, for the treatment of the disease..
Norwegian University Of Science And Technology


 Systems and methods of monitoring a network topology patent thumbnailSystems and methods of monitoring a network topology
The technology disclosed relates to maintaining up to date software version data in a network. In particular, it relates to accessing a network topology that records node data and connection data including processes running on numerous hosts grouped into local services on the hosts, the local services running on multiple hosts grouped into service clusters and sub-clusters of service clusters, and network connections used by the service clusters to connect the hosts grouped into service connections.
Opsclarity, Inc.


 Method and  sas open address frame processing in sas expanders patent thumbnailMethod and sas open address frame processing in sas expanders
Sas expanders are commonly used within a sas network topology to allow multiple disk drives (targets) to connect to multiple host devices (initiators). A connection between an initiator and a target is setup inside an expander on the pathway between the initiator and the target.
Microsemi Storage Solutions, Inc.


 Method for establishing hard pipe in network, and  forwarding packet in network patent thumbnailMethod for establishing hard pipe in network, and forwarding packet in network
The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus for establishing a hard pipe in a network. The network includes multiple routers and a network management system.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Network switch employing one or more multi-endpoint optical transceivers patent thumbnailNetwork switch employing one or more multi-endpoint optical transceivers
We disclose a network switch having one or more multi-endpoint (mep) optical transceivers configured to provide an interface for optical data transport through the corresponding network. The use of mep optical transceivers advantageously enables the network switch to be compatible with multiple network topologies.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


 Customized information networks for deception and attack mitigation patent thumbnailCustomized information networks for deception and attack mitigation
A method, computer program product, and system for generating a unique (deceptive) view of a network, the method includes a processor generating, for a host on a computing network, a virtual network topology view, where the virtual network topology view of the network host differs from a physical network topology of the computing network, wherein the network node perceives the computing network as comprising a network topology of the virtual network topology view. The generating includes: the processor modifying naming and addressing services of network components communicatively coupled to the network host and transforming network flows between the network resources viewable by the network host in the virtual network topology view, to be consistent with the virtual network topology view..
Vencore Labs, Inc.


 System and  discovering the locations of potential layer-2 nodes in a telecommunications network patent thumbnailSystem and discovering the locations of potential layer-2 nodes in a telecommunications network
A technique for discovering and identifying locations at which to deploy new layer-2 nodes within a telecommunications network. The disclosed technique is intended to identify layer-2 nodes at locations where they can improve service availability when deployed, especially in geographic regions that suffer frequent or simultaneous cable breaks, or both.
Tata Communications (america) Inc.


 Route refresh mechanism for border gateway protocol link state patent thumbnailRoute refresh mechanism for border gateway protocol link state
A method is implemented by a network device acting as a border gateway protocol (bgp) speaker in a network including a plurality of network devices. The method implements selective route refresh for bgp link state (bgp-ls) to reduce communication overhead in sharing network topology information with other bgp speakers in the network.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


Network based service composition with variable conditions

Network based service composition with variable distance conditions may be provided. A workflow definition may be received and a network topology may be built based on the workflow definition.
International Business Machines Corporation

Server and data transmission method

A server is provided, which includes a terminal determining unit which determines a destination terminal to share a service when a service request sent by any terminal is received or when it is detected that a network-side needs to share the service, a generation unit which generates service network topology structure information corresponding to the service according to the destination terminal, and a network determining unit which determines a hosted network corresponding to the service according to the service network topology structure information. Correspondingly, a data transmission method is also provided..
Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Openflow communication method and system, controller, and service gateway

In an openflow communication method an action that needs to be transferred and sent by the service gateway is received, one appropriate virtual switch is selected according to the action and a network topology, a flow table is delivered to the service gateway and the virtual switch, and a first data channel is established between the service gateway and the virtual switch to forward a packet, a flow table including an extended action is delivered to the virtual switch so as to execute a related extended action on the packet, the packet is obtained after the virtual switch executes the related extended action is sent to a destination server. Accordingly, some data processing services are transferred to a virtual server when a processing capability of a service gateway is insufficient such that the virtual service implements load balance among network elements in a system..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Network topology of hierarchical ring with recursive shortcuts

An interconnection system comprising a plurality of nodes, each comprising at least two ports, and a plurality of links configured to interconnect ports among the nodes to form a hierarchical multi-level ring topology, wherein the ring topology comprises a plurality of levels of rings including a base ring and at least two hierarchical shortcut rings, and wherein each node connected to a higher-level shortcut ring is also connected to all lower-level rings including the base ring.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Relay device, program, and display control method

A relay device acquires network topology data representing a network topology that includes a connection relationship of each relay device and a connection relationship of a terminal device connected to each relay device in a local area network (lan), and displays, on a display device, an image of a tree structure in which each relay device included in the lan corresponds to a node, as an image of the network topology represented by the acquired network topology data. The relay device displays, on the display device, the image of the tree structure in which a node corresponding to a relay device designated in advance among the relay devices included in the lan and nodes of up to directly below the designated node are set as a drawing target..
Yamaha Corporation

Application deployment engine

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for an application deployment engine. A processor that executes an application deployment engine can receive an application request.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

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.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Flexible network topology and bidirectional power flow

Disclosed are various embodiments for establishing bidirectional exchanges of electrical energy between power systems. The various embodiments can be configured to as a network of power systems that ensure that excess power in one or more power systems can be directed to power systems in a power deficit state..
Cpg Technologies, Llc

Systems and methods for remote network topology discovery

Systems and methods are disclosed herein for obtaining data about a network having at least a first node and a second node. A server transmits to the first node a first request for the first node to send a communication to the second node.
Google Inc.

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.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Fire alarm system

A fire alarm control and monitoring system is disclosed. In some embodiments, the fire alarm and control system may include a plurality of fire alarm control panels connected together through a communication network.
Colorado State University Research Foundation

Routing with flow over shared risk link groups

A network topology is analyzed to identify shared risk link groups, the edge diversities of paths, and maximally diverse edges for paths. During operation of the network for conveying data packets between two end points, data flows are routed in the network by prioritizing the use of resources that do not belong to a shared risk group and are maximally diverse with other edges already being used.
Facebook, Inc.

Framework for provisioning network services in cloud computing environment

This disclosure relates generally to provisioning network services in a cloud computing environment, and more particularly to framework for provisioning network services in a heterogeneous cloud computing environment. In one embodiment, the disclosure includes a network as a service (naas) layer under a cloud provisioning platform.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

System and base topology selection

A system and method for base topology selection includes a network controller including a control unit and one or more ports coupled to the control unit and configured to couple the network controller to one or more network switching devices of a network. The network controller is configured to receive initiation messages from the network switching devices, receive configuration and status messages from the network switching devices, transmit discovery requests to the network switching devices, receive discovery responses from the network switching devices, determine a network topology of the network based on information associated with the initiation messages, the configuration and status messages, and the discovery responses, apply heuristic rules to the network topology, and select a base topology based on results of the applied heuristic rules.
Dell Products L.p.

System and determining optimal placement of telecommunication equipment

Aspects of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for determining placement of telecommunication equipment so as to minimize network cost, maximize network utilization, and meet service level agreements (sla) for the given network topology and demand requirements. Systems and methods of the present disclosure can be configured to determine minimum number of telecommunication equipment and placement thereof by constructing, based on a given network topology and service requirement, using a heuristic algorithm, an initial population of possible solutions, iterating over the possible solutions to increase optimality of solution based on any or a combination of cost of placement of the one or more telecommunication equipment and number of telecommunication equipment to be placed, and identifying most optimal solution for the placement of the one or more telecommunication equipment..
Tejas Networks, Ltd.

Dynamic virtual network topology discovery engine

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for a realtime dynamic virtual network topology discovery engine to discover a dynamic network topology in virtualized networks in realtime. A processor that executes a network topology discovery engine can obtain network data that can describe elements of a data center and operational state of the elements.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Modeling computer network topology based on dynamic usage relationships

A method for modeling dependencies in a computing system including a plurality of resources, the method includes generating usage data based on data communications in a computing environment between a first resource and a second resource; determining resource relationship data for the first resource and the second resource including the usage data; and computing a measure of bonding between the first resource and the second resource based, at least in part, on recency of the data communications.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic reconfiguration of network topology for low-latency media transmissions

A system and method for dynamic reconfiguration of network topology for low-latency media transmissions. Under conditions where latency is not a large issue, the system establishes a standard infrastructure type wireless configuration.
Blackfire Research Corporation

Method and system for providing integrated virtualized database management and software defined network topology

A communication network providing database functionality and associated method are provided. The network implements software defined networking and network function virtualization.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method, management server, and computer-readable storage medium for supporting provision of service desired by client terminal by adaptively modifying network topology depending on properties of service

In accordance with an aspect, there is provided a method for supporting provision of service so that a client terminal is provided with desired service by adaptively modifying a network topology depending on service properties, including (a) when service type information indicating a type of desired service is acquired from the client terminal, and status information indicating status of one or more service provision servers is acquired, acquiring, by a management server, network configuration information as information corresponding to the service type information and the status information with reference to a db, wherein the network configuration information is required by the client terminal to be provided with the service from a specific service provision server; and (b) transmitting, by the management server, acquired network configuration information to the client terminal, thus supporting network configuration such that the client terminal configures a network based on the network configuration information.. .
Center Of Human-centered Interaction For Coexistence

System and caching popular content respective of a content strong server in an asymmetrical routing topology

A computerized method of delivering popular content of a service delivery apparatus (sda) in an asymmetrical network topology. The method comprises receiving a first acquisition request for content from a user node (un) over an upstream data link, the request comprising at least a content identification (cid).
Qwilt, Inc.

Sub-topology discovery for operating hybrid solutions

network topology information may be determined for a plurality of network devices on a network. System identifier information may then be determined for each of the plurality of network devices on the network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Memory system architecture including semi-network topology with shared output channels

A memory system includes a first plurality of nonvolatile memory devices of a first channel of the memory system, the first plurality of memory devices each being connected to a first communications bus; a second plurality of nonvolatile memory devices of a second channel of the memory system, the second plurality of memory devices each being connected to a second communications bus, and a first interconnection between a first memory device and a second memory device, the first memory device being a memory device from among the first plurality of nonvolatile memory devices, the second memory device being a memory device from among the second plurality of nonvolatile memory devices.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Parallelized network traffic flow availability simulation using stochastic process and traffic engineering algorithms

The present disclosure provides a probabilistic framework that can calculate the probability of fulfilling demands for a given set of traffic flows. In some implementations, the probability of fulfilling demands can be based on the probability of infrastructure component failures, shared risk link groups derived from a cross-layer network topology, and traffic engineering (te) considerations.
Google Inc.

System and wireless mobility protocol for highly directional antennas with network topology awareness

A system for communicating wireless signals between one or more sector controllers (sc) and one or more subscriber stations (ss) using different channels and different beams, wherein each of the one or more ss and the sc has a corresponding highly directional antenna; the one or more sc comprises a first sc; the one or more ss comprises a first ss; the first ss obtains network topology awareness (nta) data from the first sc; the first ss selects a channel, a beam, and one of the one or more sc to establish an rf link based on the nta data; and the first ss communicating with the selected sc using the established rf link.. .
Redline Communications Inc.

Class-aware load balancing using data-plane protocol in a loop-free multiple edge network topology

In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting a traffic condition by a network device in a loop-free routing topology comprising routing arcs for reaching a destination device, each routing arc comprising a first edge, a second edge, and at least a third network device configured for routing any network traffic along the routing arc toward the destination device and exiting via any one of the first or second edges of the routing arc, the traffic condition proximate to the first edge of at least one of the routing arcs in which the network device is positioned; and the network device initiating load balancing based on sending a management frame over a data plane of the at least one routing arc toward the corresponding second edge, the management frame requesting a change in load balancing for at least one of an identified traffic class based on the detected traffic condition.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Open shortest path first routing for hybrid networks

In some examples, a method includes determining, with a software-defined networking (sdn) controller, a network topology for an sdn portion of a heterogeneous network. Sdn portion 111 can, for example, be formed by hybrid and sdn devices.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Systems and methods for inferring network topology and path metrics in wide area networks

Described are methods and system for network analysis. A network analyzer for a first network is configured to receive network assessment information from a network metric monitors situated in third-party networks, the network assessment information indicating values for characteristics of one or more network paths from the respective network metric monitor to a node in a second network.
Google Inc.

Automatic establishment of analog network topology

A method of detecting an rf connection in a network is disclosed. The method involves the use of a low-speed modem pair dc coupled to the rf connection to modulate a dc voltage onto the rf connection.
Westell, Inc.

Efficient management of network configuration-dependent network functionality

Notifications associated with software-defined network components are registered for. A notification is received in accordance with the registration.
Ca, Inc.

Method and mining social relationship based on financial data

A method and an apparatus for mining a social relationship based on financial data is presented. The method for mining a social relationship based on financial data in the present disclosure includes: acquiring financial transaction data of a client user; determining a financial transaction network according to the financial transaction data; determining a network topology attribute of the client user and a non-network topology attribute of the client user according to the financial transaction network; and determining, according to a topology attribute of the financial transaction network and the non-network topology attribute, a social relationship corresponding to the client user..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Handling of wireless bakchaul links

There is provided handling of wireless links in a wireless backhaul network. Load information from an end-user access network and from a wireless backhaul network is acquired.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Network topology based on a useful wired connection

A computing device may broadcast a first message via a wireless interface while operating according to a first network topology. After broadcasting the first message, the computing device may receive the first message via a wired interface.
Sonos, Inc.

Method for implementing network virtualization and related apparatus and communications system

A method for implementing network virtualization, and a related apparatus and a communications system are provided. The method for implementing network virtualization may include: receiving, by an sdn controller, a virtual network creation request that carries virtual network topology information; creating a virtual network in response to the virtual network creation request; establishing, by the sdn controller, a device mapping relationship; establishing, by the sdn controller, a port mapping relationship; allocating, by the sdn controller, a virtual sdn controller to the virtual network; and registering, by the sdn controller, a first virtual forwarding device and a second virtual forwarding device with the virtual sdn controller.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Techniques for determining network anomalies in data center networks

A monitoring device/module monitors a plurality of nodes in a data center network, and determines one or more latency distributions of response times for messages exchanged between pairs of nodes of the plurality of nodes. The network monitoring device determines a network topology, including one or more communication links interconnecting nodes of the plurality of nodes, consistent with the one or more latency distributions.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and providing a computer networking tool and interfaces

Disclosed are systems, methods and computer-readable storage devices related to displaying a network topology on a display screen of a computing device. The network topology includes a first group of components in an expanded format and a second group of components in a collapsed format.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and customer service management for a wireless communication network

A method and system for providing customer service management (csm) a communication network, such as a 5g wireless communication network. The communication network provides at least one service involving one or more terminals serviced by the communication network.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Media routing

The invention relates to sending media packets, such as sip or rtp, via a media forwarding element which includes an anycast interface having an address shared with other media forwarding elements. If network topology changes or a media forwarding element becomes unavailable, then anycast messages may be routed to a different media forwarding element sharing the same anycast address.
Metaswitch Networks Limited

Dynamic network device configuration

A dynamic configuration system can manage and configure switches or other network devices that come online in a network. When the dynamic configuration system determines that a network device has come online, the dynamic configuration system can identify the network device (e.g., based on its network location, neighbors, fingerprint, identifier, address or the like), select the appropriate configuration data for the network based on the desired network topology, and transmit the configuration data to the network device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Master/slave controller system in ring topology for modular multilevel converters

A power electronic converter for converting electric energy and a method for controlling a power electronic converter are disclosed. The converter includes a plurality of pe switches, and a control system adapted to transmit control information to the pe switches.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Optical communication system

The present disclosure describes an automated, cognitive based computing system using artificial intelligence (ai) and machine learning algorithms to sense, predict, and infer network conditions, configured to dynamically manage transmission of information between communication nodes. The communication nodes comprise orbital nodes positioned in orbit above earth and terrestrial nodes coupled with earth interconnected via a hybrid mesh network topology.
Laser Light Communications Llc



Network Topology topics:
  • Network Topology
  • Virtual Machine
  • Abstraction
  • Base Station
  • Network Management
  • Work Management
  • Distributed
  • Mesh Network
  • Network Management System
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Work Management System
  • Analytics Engine
  • Network Administrator
  • Shortest Path
  • Expiration


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