Bridge Or Gateway Between Networks Patents (Class 370/401)
  • Patent number: 10212273
    Abstract: Providing ported and disconnected wireless number distinction, comprising: receiving, by at least one processor, an aggregator data file containing at least one of at least one wireless number that has been ported and at least one wireless number that has been disconnected, accessing, by the at least one processor, a number portability database, receiving, by the at least one processor, at least one of text and voice call opted-in data file, determining, by the at least one processor, a conjunction of the aggregator data file and number portability database, the conjunction defining a ported data file, determining, by the at least one processor, a commonality of the at least one of a text and a voice call opted-in data file and the ported data file, the commonality defining a ported opted-in data file, recording, in at least one memory, a status of the commonality of the ported opted-in data file as opted-in wireless numbers, wherein the at least one processor and at least one memory are communicably coupled
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: West Corporation
    Inventor: Rebekah Johnson
  • Patent number: 10205652
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a path checking method, a sink node device, and a communications system. The path checking method includes: a sink node determines whether a check packet sent by an ingress node by using a check multicast tree is received within a predetermined time, where the sink node is a node connected to a receiver, the ingress node is a node connected to a multicast source, and the check multicast tree and a first multicast tree have a same transmission path and different multicast addresses; and if the sink node determines that no check packet sent by the ingress node by using the check multicast tree is received within the predetermined time, the sink node determines a path fault exists in an upstream node of the sink node in the first multicast tree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yisong Liu, Yuanbin Yin
  • Patent number: 10206019
    Abstract: A switch module and optoelectronic switch incorporating the same. The optoelectronic switch includes an N-dimensional array of switch modules arranged in a topology in which each switch module is a member of N sub-arrays, the sub-arrays defined with reference to the coordinates of the constituent switch modules, and wherein all of the members of each sub-array are connected by an active switch, which in some embodiments may be an optical active switch or an electronic active switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Rockley Photonics Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Rickman, Nathan Farrington, Amit Singh Nagra
  • Patent number: 10205624
    Abstract: Bandwidth-efficient archiving of real-time interactive flows is disclosed herein. Related methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed. In this regard, in one embodiment, a method for archiving a real-time interactive flow is provided. The method comprises receiving, by a computing device, a real-time interactive flow, and forking the real-time interactive flow at the computing device as an archival stream. The method also comprises streaming the archival stream from the computing device to an archival repository at an adjustable streaming rate. The method additionally comprises measuring a change in a performance characteristic of the real-time interactive flow, and modifying the adjustable streaming rate based on the change in the performance characteristic of the real-time interactive flow. In this manner, a real-time interactive flow may be duplicated in a bandwidth-sensitive fashion while capturing a high-quality archive of the real-time interactive flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Avaya Inc.
    Inventor: John H. Yoakum
  • Patent number: 10205637
    Abstract: Network management technology as disclosed herein performs an impact analysis of actual or hypothetical network commands, and presents the impact analysis results to facilitate the user's understanding of the predicted consequences of the actual or hypothetical commands on network operations, management, or security.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: SRI International
    Inventors: Phillip A. Porras, Jeffrey Klaben, Patrick D. Lincoln, Martin W. Fong, Nicholas Chapin
  • Patent number: 10206115
    Abstract: A Wi-Fi virtualized network operator (WVNO) function can be created by offering resources of a wireless access point (AP), for example, a Wi-Fi access point, to one or more third party service providers. In one aspect, the AP can broadcast two or more service set identifiers (SSIDs) that are linked to respective service provider over the same frequencies. End user devices (EUDs) located within the coverage area of the AP can select a SSID corresponding to a preferred network and connect to the preferred network via the access point. A routing device can be employed to direct traffic to/from the EUDs and a device of an appropriate network based on the SSID that has been selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Michael Wu, Barrett M. Kreiner
  • Patent number: 10205665
    Abstract: A plurality of nodes in a first network mitigate data restrictions on access points which are an interface between the first network and a second network. The access points advertise their access parameters to the second network to the nodes. The nodes maintain a list of the advertised access parameters of each access point. The nodes determine whether to transmit data to the second network according to a first transmission mode or a second transmission mode based on the data to be transmitted and the list of access parameters maintained by that node. In the first transmission mode, the node determines to transmit the data to a first access point having a lowest cost with that node. In the second transmission mode, the node determines to transmit the data to a second access point having fewer access restrictions to the second network than the first access point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: ITRON NETWORKED SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Elad Gottlib, Dorothy Gellert
  • Patent number: 10206147
    Abstract: Systems and methods for wireless communication are described herein. In one aspect, a method may include establishing, by a first base station, a connection to a User Equipment (UE) and identifying a second base station to which the UE can also connect, determining whether dual connectivity of the UE to the base stations is permitted, and selecting, based on the determining, handing over the UE to the second base station or initiating dual connectivity for the UE. In another aspect, a method may include receiving a request for modifying bearers routed via a first gateway node for dual connectivity of a UE to a master base station and a secondary base station, determining that the modification requires bearers to relocate to a second gateway node, and rejecting the request or relocating all bearers associated with the UE to the second gateway node, based on the determining.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Gavin Bernard Horn, Ozcan Ozturk
  • Patent number: 10206005
    Abstract: A multimedia control method, which includes following parts. A first program preview request for a specified program channel is received from a set-top box. Multiple video clips are acquired according to the first program preview request and the multiple video clips are divided into at least a first video clip group and a second video clip group with sequence number. A first multicast channel is set for the first video clip group, and a second multicast channel is set for the second video clip group. The first video clip group is sent to the set-top box using the first multicast channel, and the second video clip group is sent to the set-top box using the second multicast channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: NANNING FUGUI PRECISION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chun-Ming Chen, Chih-Ching Wu, Chiao-Ying Wu
  • Patent number: 10200126
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a coupler that includes a tapered collar that surrounds a transmission wire. A coaxial coupler, that surrounds at least a portion of the transmission wire, guides an electromagnetic wave to the tapered collar. The tapered collar couples the electromagnetic wave to propagate along an outer surface of the transmission wire. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul Shala Henry, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J. Barnickel, Thomas M. Willis, III
  • Patent number: 10200293
    Abstract: Dynamically by-passing a service function instance on a service chain after the service function instance has processed the first few packets of a traffic flow may improve the overall processing efficiency of the service chain. When using a control plane mechanism, a service function instance communicates a by-pass indication to a control plane entity to prompt the control plane entity to re-route remaining portions of the traffic flow around the service function instance. When using a data plane mechanism, a service function instance includes a by-pass indication in a service chain header (SCH) of a packet in a traffic flow, and forwards the packet to a data plane entity. The by-pass indication will prompt the data plane entity to re-route remaining portions of the traffic flow around the service function instance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Hong Zhang, Louis Fourie
  • Patent number: 10200344
    Abstract: GTP firewall service to block or allow GTP-C v1 messages from specific SGSN/GGSN and GTP-C v2 messages from specific SGW/PGW to prevent fraudulent activity occurring from any specific serving node or home node. GTP Traffic from specific SGSN (3G) or SGW (4G) can be blocked going to specific home operator, including 3G GSM to 4G LTE and 4G LTE to 3G GSM protocol interoperability provided by GTP Firewall. Individual Information Elements within GTP-C v1 and GTP-C v2 messages will be monitored based on home and serve operator configuration as well as GTP messages and Information Elements mapped from GTP-C v1 to GTP-C v2 for 3G GSM to 4G LTE interoperability and GTP-C v2 to GTP-C v1 for 4G LTE to 3G GSM interoperability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Syniverse Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Karan Mehra
  • Patent number: 10200305
    Abstract: A data center network utilizing a single layer architecture includes a plurality of switches each with a plurality of ports including a first set of ports of the plurality of ports including network facing ports and a second set of ports of the plurality of ports including server facing ports; and a plurality of optical reshufflers configured to randomly interconnect the plurality of switches via the network facing ports of each in a single layer, unstructured network based on a plurality of structural constraints. The value of a number of the network facing ports is equal or greater than a number of the server facing ports and wherein each of the plurality of switches is a switch with attached servers. The plurality of optical reshufflers can be spatially partitioned across a layer with each optical reshuffler restricted to internal connectivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Ciena Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Y. Frankel, Vladimir Pelekhaty
  • Patent number: 10201029
    Abstract: A method including transmitting from, a node a request for a packet data network (PDN) connection; and indicating by the node that the PDN connection request is for a multipath transmission control protocol (MPTCP) use. A method including receiving a request by a node for a second packet data network (PDN) connection, where the node has a first packet data network (PDN) connection; and accepting the request for the second packet data network (PDN) connection based, at least partially, upon the node indicating that the second PDN connection request is for a multipath transmission control protocol (MPTCP) use. A method including selecting a second gateway for the second packet data network (PDN) connection based, at least partially, upon a determination that the request is for the multipath transmission control protocol (MPTCP) use, where the selecting of the second gateway avoids selection of the first gateway as the second gateway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Sami Johannes Kekki, Mika Petri Olavi Rinne
  • Patent number: 10200825
    Abstract: A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus may be a network device. The apparatus receives an evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service (eMBMS) data from a base station via multicast transmission. The apparatus transmits the received eMBMS data to one or more end nodes via unicast transmission. In an aspect, the one or more end nodes are connected to the network device via a local area network (LAN).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Gaurav Gopal Kathuria, Sivaramakrishna Veerepalli, Kuo-Chun Lee, Rohit Tripathi, Uppinder Singh Babbar, Siddharth Gupta
  • Patent number: 10198562
    Abstract: Examples of techniques for detecting and tracking virtual containers are disclosed. In one example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure, a computer-implemented method includes detecting a virtual container. The method further includes collecting virtual container data for the virtual container. The method also includes associating, by a processing device, the virtual container to at least one of a plurality of images. Additionally, the method includes building, by the processing device, a container event database based on the virtual container data and the association of the virtual container to the at least one of the plurality of images, so as to enable tracking of software in the plurality of images and in live virtual containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: ServiceNow, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael K. Boudreau, Blair Googer, Jamie B. Marsnik, Bradley T. Moore
  • Patent number: 10193782
    Abstract: This disclosure provides for a Layer 4 switching approach wherein a set of L4 switches are organized into a cluster so as to act as a single (or “big”) Layer 4 switch. Connections between the L4 switches are carried out, e.g., using Layer 2 switches. To this end, an intra-cluster routing entity of the switch maintains mapping information (e.g., in a database, or set of data structures) about connections that have been established by the individual switches within the cluster. In this approach, each host (itself a switch) preferably acts like a group of ports of the larger (big) switch. This obviates having each member host from having to maintain connections to many possible destinations. Rather, the intra-cluster routing entity maintains the information about which hosts (and its ports) are connected to which destinations, and the connections are re-used as necessary, even if connections on one side of the “big” switch ceased being used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Akamai Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Byung K. Choi
  • Patent number: 10194310
    Abstract: A method in a mobility management node for handling information in a network. The node is associated with a wireless device being served by a serving network. The node obtains information about that at least one of the serving network and a time zone and a UCI, has been changed for the device, and information about that the change has not been transmitted to a SGW. When at least one of the serving network and the time zone and the UCI, has been changed, and information about the change has not been transmitted to the SGW, the node transmits the information about at least one of the changed serving network and time zone and UCI, to the SGW, enabling the SGW to forward this information to a PGW.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Mei Dong, Zhiwei Qu, Yong Yang, Dongmei Zhu
  • Patent number: 10187274
    Abstract: The techniques described herein may dynamically adjust the sampling threshold based on a comparison of a flow export rate to a configured flow export rate. Based on the comparison of the flow export rate and the configured flow export rate, the network device may dynamically adjust the sampling threshold, such as increasing, reducing, or not changing the sampling threshold. Moreover, traffic flows are exported based on the adjusted sampling threshold. For example, if a number of bytes of a packet flow is more than or equal to the adjusted sampling threshold, network devices may export the sampled packet flow with the byte count and packet count of the sampled packet flow reported as-is. When a number of bytes of a packet flow is less than the adjusted sampling threshold, the packet flow will be exported with the byte count and packet count adjusted according to a probability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Juniper Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashok Singh R., Anish Mehta
  • Patent number: 10187293
    Abstract: A switching device supports a mixed mode of operation using both layer 2 and layer 3 multicast forwarding tables for multicast forwarding of packets. In the mixed mode of operation the switching device programs multicast forwarding entries in a corresponding layer 2 or layer 3 table depending on a type of protocol to be used for multicast forwarding. The switching device programs multicast forwarding entries in the layer 3 table for multicast packets forwarded using layer 3 routing protocols, and in the layer 2 table for multicast packets forwarded using layer 2 protocols. The switching device converts layer 3 multicast information to layer 2 multicast information before programming multicast forwarding entries in the corresponding layer 2 table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Extreme Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald B. Grosser, Vanitha Neelamegam, Maruthamuthu Palani, Balasubramanian Ramu, Kannan Selvaraj
  • Patent number: 10181999
    Abstract: A first device may receive information that identifies a second device. The second device may be connected to the first device or a third device. The second device may be a source of traffic to be received by the first device. The first device may determine whether the second device is local or remote to the first device based on receiving the information. The first device may store first information or second information based on determining whether the second device is local or remote. The first information may identify a route associated with the second device. The second information may identify a single route associated with multiple second devices. The first device may provide the traffic using the first information or the second information after storing the first information or the second information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Juniper Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Vijayananda Jayaraman, Ravi Shekhar, Sri Ram N. Bathina, Shashvat A. Thakor
  • Patent number: 10181958
    Abstract: In general, techniques are described for simplifying admission control signaling between subscriber devices, access nodes, and service edge routers to facilitate subscriber-specific admission control for multicast streams. In one example, a service edge router receives a service request and accesses a subscriber profile to determine whether the requesting subscriber is authorized to receive the service. Upon authorization, the service edge router returns the service request to the access node in a substantially similar form in which the service request was received. The access node receives the service request on a service edge router-facing interface, indicating the service edge router has granted authorization for the subscriber device to receive multicast traffic associated with the multicast group identified within the service request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Juniper Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: George Rainovic, Chandra Pandey
  • Patent number: 10182496
    Abstract: Systems and approaches are provided for optimizing the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) in a switched network. STP port type for a network infrastructure device can be controlled based on the dynamically discovered neighbor device type of the directly connected peer of the device using the Link Level Discovery Protocol (LLDP). LLDP can provide system capabilities of a link level peer to identify whether the link level peer is a host or a network infrastructure device. In various embodiments, the exchange of system capabilities can the trigger the configuration of an STP port as a network port for ports connected to network infrastructure devices or edge ports for ports directly connected to host devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Abhishek Saxena, Ramana Mellacheruvu, Parag Deshpande
  • Patent number: 10178532
    Abstract: A communication method using a communication system including a first communication apparatus, a second communication apparatus, and a communication management apparatus, the communication method includes acquiring, by the communication management apparatus, communication information used for the first communication apparatus to be coupled to a communication network via the second communication apparatus, from the first communication apparatus or the second communication apparatus, transmitting, by the communication management apparatus, the communication information to the first communication apparatus or the second communication apparatus, and based on the transmitted communication information, establishing communication between the first communication apparatus and the second communication apparatus by the first communication apparatus and the second communication apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Atsushi Muramatsu
  • Patent number: 10177917
    Abstract: A technique is provided for extending a handshake communication between a communication device and an application server. The application server receives at least two messages from the communication device, each message comprising a handshake index and triggering a handshake session so that the application server negotiates with the communication device a set of cryptographic parameters. For each received message, the application server stores a negotiated set of cryptographic parameters in correspondence with a connection state index depending on the handshake index. The application server activates one of the stored sets of cryptographic parameters to establish a secured connection with the communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Alcatel Lucent
    Inventors: Sebastien Roche, Marcel Degtounda
  • Patent number: 10178242
    Abstract: Techniques for managing a plurality of mobile communications devices by an enterprise server are described. The mobile communications devices may be configured to communicate on a mobile communications network operated by a mobile network operator. A communicative link is established with a proxy interface configured to implement a standardized interface for exchanging information between the enterprise and the mobile network operator. Data is received by the enterprise server via the proxy interface. The data is associated with subscription services for a plurality of mobile communications devices that are operable on the mobile communications network. The subscription services are associated with the mobile network operator. Requests are sent by the enterprise server via the proxy interface. The requests are for updating the subscription services of the mobile network operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Shai Guday, John David Bruner, Sandeep Rangarajan
  • Patent number: 10171998
    Abstract: An authentication server may be adapted to (a) authenticate an authentication peer seeking to establish communications via a first network access node; (b) retrieve user profile information associated with the authentication peer; and/or (c) send the user profile information to a network gateway node that facilitates communication services for the authentication peer. A PMIP network node may be adapted to (a) provide wireless network connectivity to an authentication peer via a first network access node; (b) provide a PMIP key to both ends of a PMIP tunnel between the first network access node and a PMIP network node used to provide communications to the authentication peer; (c) provide the PMIP key to a first authenticator associated the first network access node; (d) receive a request at the PMIP network node from a requesting entity to reroute communications for the authentication peer; and/or (e) verify whether the requesting entity knows the PMIP key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Jun Wang, Arungundram C. Mahendran, Vidya Narayanan
  • Patent number: 10172067
    Abstract: A first gateway receives, from a source user equipment, an uplink packet addressed to a target user equipment and identifies a pairing between the source user equipment and the target user equipment. The first gateway routes the received uplink packet to the target user equipment on a communication path that bypasses an Internet. A first mobility management entity (MME) receives, from a source user equipment, a first request to pair the source user equipment with a target user equipment and transmits a second request to a gateway to pair the source user equipment with the target user equipment. The first MME transmits messages to the source user equipment and the target user equipment including an identifier of the pairing received from the gateway in response to the second request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Nokia of America Corporation
    Inventor: Yangling Zhang
  • Patent number: 10172183
    Abstract: A core network node (e.g., Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)), a radio access network node (e.g., Base Station Subsystem), and various methods are described herein for realizing time coordinated cells and maintaining a reliability of paging a wireless device (e.g., Machine Type Communications (MTC) device, mobile station).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: John Walter Diachina, Paul Schliwa-Bertling, Nicklas Johansson
  • Patent number: 10171850
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the video surveillance field, and discloses a trunk management method and apparatus for video surveillance systems. In the present invention, the connection priority of a surveillance equipment is the highest priority amon/between priorities of all clients, when multiple clients with different priorities access the same surveillance equipment. The connection priority of the surveillance equipment is set as the priority of a new client, if the new client accesses the surveillance equipment and the priority of the new client is higher than the connection priority of the surveillance equipment; the connection priority of the surveillance equipment is remained unchanged, if the priority of the new client is not higher than the connection priority of the surveillance equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Hangzhou Hikvision System Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Zheng, Dajiang Huang, Zhenbo Chen
  • Patent number: 10171582
    Abstract: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to support file synchronization between a local host and a cloud storage via one or more local content appliances (CAs), wherein each content appliance is a storage device/host configured to locally maintain documents and files previously downloaded from the cloud storage. First, a client agent at the local host discovers and connects to the CA that manage its files locally. To access a file/document that is not cached on its local host, the client agent requests and receives the file from the CA instead of downloading it directly from the cloud storage. When parts of the file are updated locally by the client, the client agent is configured to transmit the updated file to the CA, wherein the updated file is considered as having been fully committed from the client's perspective. The CA then synchronizes with and uploads the revised file to the cloud storage and/or other CAs in the background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Barracuda Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Dictos, Aaron Kluck
  • Patent number: 10169574
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a processor coupled to memory to perform operations comprising: creating a first trusted execution environment (TXE), in protected non-privileged user address space of the memory, which makes a first measurement for at least one of first data and first executable code and which encrypts the first measurement with a persistent first hardware based encryption key while the first measurement is within the first TXE; creating a second TXE, in the non-privileged user address space, which makes a second measurement for at least one of second data and second executable code; creating a third TXE in the non-privileged user address space; creating a first secure communication channel between the first and third TXEs and a second secure communication channel between the second and third TXEs; and communicating the first measurement between the first and third TXEs via the first secure communication channel. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Nadav Nesher, Alex Berenzon, Baruch Chaikin
  • Patent number: 10171306
    Abstract: Methods and system are disclosed which can simplify the configuration of a MCEC in a fabric environment such that is may become automatic. Furthermore, centralized identities (such as a host tracking database and/or a network controlled) may be employed to detect the presence of a MCEC. Requiring the creation of direct links between network devices participating in the MCEC may be avoided. Furthermore, logical L2 fabric connectivity (over a L3 fabric underlay) may be utilized to provide dual homing active-active services without additional configuration, as the tracking of peer network devices may be performed in a centralized manner. For example, a host tracking database or a network controller may be employed for peer tracking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Nalinaksh M. Pai, Sanjay Kumar Hooda, Peter Geoffrey Jones
  • Patent number: 10171197
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for routing traffic in a reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer layer of a dense wavelength division multiplexing network are disclosed. For example, the method determines the reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer layer has asymmetric traffic, and routes the asymmetric traffic in the reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer layer over a plurality of asymmetrical optical connections, wherein the plurality of asymmetrical optical connections is provided with only uni-directional equipment in the reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Balagangadhar G. Bathula, Angela L. Chiu, Mark David Feuer, Rakesh Kumar Sinha, John Lester Strand, Sheryl Leigh Woodward, Weiyi Zhang
  • Patent number: 10171259
    Abstract: A network system includes: a VXLAN region that is connected to a vEPC virtual network and in which encapsulation by VXLAN is performed; a PBB region in which encapsulation by PBB is performed; an edge router that belongs to the VXLAN region and is connected to an edge switch in the PBB region; and an edge switch that belongs to the PBB region and is connected to the edge router. The edge router performs conversion between a VNID of data encapsulated by the VXLAN and an intermediate CVID of decapsulated data exchanged with the edge switch, and the edge switch performs conversion between an ISID of data encapsulated by the PBB and the intermediate CVID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: APRESIA Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Kuwata, Toshihiko Murakami, Tatsuro Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10169690
    Abstract: A communication device capable of certainly preventing an external device incompatible with an IPv6 address from acquiring the IPv6 address. A display unit is controlled so as to display a QR image including an IPv4 address of the communication device when the IPv4 address is valid in the communication device. When the IPv4 address is invalid and the IPv6 address is valid in the communication device, the display unit is controlled so as not to display a QR image including the IPv6 address of the communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Go Inoue
  • Patent number: 10172058
    Abstract: A wireless communication network aligns gateways for wireless user devices. A mobility controller detects attachment of a wireless user device in a source Tracking Area (TA). The mobility manager transfers a message to a policy engine indicating the source TA. The wireless user device exchanges user data over a source access gateway and a source network gateway in the source TA. The mobility controller detects a handover of the wireless user device from the source access gateway to a target access gateway in a target TA. The mobility manager transfers a message to the policy engine indicating the target TA for the wireless user device. The policy engine transfers a reattach message to the source network gateway for delivery to the wireless user device. The wireless user device reattaches in the target TA and exchanges additional user data over the target access gateway and the target network gateway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.
    Inventors: Rajil Malhotra, Chidambaram Pavanasam
  • Patent number: 10164937
    Abstract: Methods for processing a raw Internet Protocol (IP) packet and corresponding devices are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: SHANGHAI ZHONGXING SOFTWARE COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Bo Yuan, Kun Zheng, Liang Fan
  • Patent number: 10164935
    Abstract: An individual multimedia contents broadcasting equipment is disclosed, which includes an individual broadcast process unit which provides a private IP through a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) to a receiving terminal, which requests a connection, and makes a connection of the receiving terminal through a radio network, and transmits a broadcast content to the connected receiving terminal; and a radio communication unit which forms a radio network and communicates data with the connected receiving terminal through the radio network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jeen-Gee Kim
  • Patent number: 10162621
    Abstract: When a server receives a request for an information payload from a remote device, the server may determine the device's type and identify an optionally-installable application that can be used to access the information payload on devices of that type. When the optionally-installable application is not installed on the remote device, the server may store a identifier for the remote device and send the device a redirection message via which the device can obtain and install the application. Subsequently, when the server receives an installation indication from the application executing on a remote device, the server may identify the device as having recently been redirected to install the application and store or update a record indicating that an application-installation event occurred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: OATH INC.
    Inventor: Jesse Chor
  • Patent number: 10158558
    Abstract: In one embodiment, packets are forwarded in a network according to a Segment Routing-based (SR-based) multicast distribution tree identified by a Tree Segment Identifier (Tree-SID). This packet forwarding includes packet replication to cause multiple copies of a same packet to be forwarded to different nodes of the SR-based multicast distribution tree. The Tree-SID is typically a same global value used within the network to identify the SR-based multicast distribution tree. As each packet is being routed through the network according to the SR-based multicast distribution tree, the packet includes the Tree-SID in a Segment List of the packet, with the Segment List being an ordered list of SID's identifying information for forwarding the packet in the network. The Tree-SID provides a lookup key for efficient forwarding of packets by packet switching devices making forwarding decisions, which may including forwarding multiple copies of the packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: David Delano Ward, Clarence Filsfils, Muthurajah Sivabalan, Stefano Benedetto Previdi
  • Patent number: 10158592
    Abstract: A first user muting a conversation, taking place among a plurality of users using an exchange of electronic messages, can be detected. Responsive to the first user muting the conversation, an electronic message inbox of the first user can be configured to prevent further electronic messages pertaining to the conversation from being visible in the electronic message inbox. At least one additional electronic message pertaining to the conversation can be received. Responsive to receiving the additional electronic message pertaining to the conversation, the additional electronic message can be analyzed and, based on the analysis, whether the conversation should be unmuted for the first user can be automatically determined. Responsive to determining that the conversation should be unmuted for the first user, the electronic message inbox of the first user can be configured to make visible at least the additional electronic message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Paul R. Bastide, Andrew E. Davis, Dan Dumont, Lorelei M. McCollum, Eric S. Portner, Amanda N. Savitzky, Asima Silva
  • Patent number: 10157160
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving, via a sideband interface of a multi-root agent associated with a first root space and a second root space, a reset prepare signal to inform the multi-root agent that the first root space is to be reset; sending, via the sideband interface, an acknowledgement signal to acknowledge the reset prepare signal; receiving one or more transactions for the first root space from a fabric coupled to the multi-root agent; and terminating the one or more transactions responsive to the reset prepare signal, where the first root space is in a reset state when the one or more transactions are received. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Klinglesmith, Mikal C. Hunsaker, William Knolla, Hartej Singh
  • Patent number: 10157130
    Abstract: Systems, methods and a computer program product the differential storage and eviction for information resources from a browser cache. In an embodiment, the present invention provides differential storage and eviction for information resources by storing fetched resources in a memory and assigning, with a processor, a persistence score to the resources. Further embodiments relocate the resources from a sub-cache to a different sub-cache based on their persistence score, and remove the resource from the memory based on the persistence score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Jim Roskind, Jose Ricardo Vargas Puentes, Ashit Kumar Jain, Evan Martin
  • Patent number: 10158565
    Abstract: In a first enclave of a label switching network (LSN), a protocol data unit (PDU) of the LSN is formatted to include a network service field specifying a service to be applied to the PDU. The service field can be positioned between PDU data link layer and network layer fields. The PDU specifies PDU routing/forwarding information for a path in the LSN ending in an LSN second enclave, and routing/forwarding for a destination between path segments in a non-LSN. The PDU is communicated from the first enclave, via the non-LSN, to the second enclave in accordance with the routing/forwarding information for the destination between path segments in the non-LSN. In the second enclave, each network service specified for the PDU is determined and then applied to the PDU. The second enclave transmits the network serviced PDU from the second enclave in accordance with the routing/forwarding information of the PDU in the label switching network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Craig Thomas Hill, James Guichard, Darrin Joseph Miller, Carlos M. Pignataro
  • Patent number: 10154123
    Abstract: Techniques are described herein for receiving, by node of a telecommunication service provider, a network data packet from one of an application client of a telecommunication device and an application server. The node may then retrieve application information from a header of the network data packet and apply the application information to adapt radio delivery. Alternatively or additionally, the node may then insert radio information into the header of the network data packet in place of the application information. After performing the inserting or the retrieving, the node may transmit the network data packet to the other of the application client and the application server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: T-MOBILE USA, INC.
    Inventor: Pablo Tapia
  • Patent number: 10149309
    Abstract: Provided is a communication control device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire quality-related information regarding quality of a backhaul line to be used for providing control-related information regarding control in a control scheme of radio communication to a communication node to which the control scheme is applied; and a control unit configured to control the application of the control scheme to the communication node based on the quality-related information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryota Kimura, Ryo Sawai, Hiromasa Uchiyama, Sho Furuichi
  • Patent number: 10148553
    Abstract: A method and system is described for delivering data streams in a network comprising devices connected to the network via adapters and wherein at least some of the devices are programmed to indicate priority of a data stream using priority parameter values of respective priority parameter types. One device in the network operates as a controller and the accompanying controller adapter is configured to perform priority enforcement on data streams according to all priority parameter types used within the datastreams in the network. A controller is also described and the controller can be a gateway configured to allow data streams into and out of the network. The method, system and controller find particular application in networks based on shared network segments, for example power line communication or networks based on coaxial cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: Koninklijke KPN N.V., Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast-Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek TNO
    Inventors: Hans Maarten Stokking, Frank Den Hartog, Bernardus Hillen, Manuel Herrera Van Der Nood, Robertus Smets
  • Patent number: 10149143
    Abstract: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer-readable media for realm-based routing of Diameter request messages. One method includes maintaining device watchdog peg counters for Diameter peers. The method further includes receiving a Diameter request message for which realm-based routing is indicated. The method further includes using at least a destination realm to identify a plurality of candidate Diameter peers to which the Diameter request message could be routed. The method further includes sampling the device watchdog peg counters for the candidate Diameter peers. The method further includes selecting at least one of the candidate Diameter peers to which the message could be routed using the device watchdog peg counters. The method further includes routing the Diameter request message to one of the candidate Diameter peers based on results of the selecting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Shashikiran Bhalachandra Mahalank, Nitin Gupta
  • Patent number: 10149026
    Abstract: A communication network (1) comprising an optical transport domain network (2) having optical transport nodes connected to each other via physical optical links, packet switched networks (3) each having a boundary router (4) connected to an optical transport node of said optical transport domain network (2) via an access link (5); and a network management apparatus (6) adapted to perform an automatic bandwidth management of said communication network (1), wherein said network management apparatus (6) is adapted to activate or deactivate virtual links (VL), tributary ports and cross-connections between virtual and access links in the optical transport domain (2) in response to data traffic statistics of data transmitted on said access links (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING SP. Z O.O. Gdynia
    Inventors: Michal Wiktor, Pawel Kaczmarek