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Dynamical bandwidth adjustment of a link in a data network

Walid, Anwar I. and Gan, Lingwen and Low, Steven (2014) Dynamical bandwidth adjustment of a link in a data network. Patent number: US8797852B2.

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An apparatus includes a first node configured to receive the data packets from a plurality of source nodes of the data network and to selectively route some of the received data packets to a link via a port of the first node. The apparatus also includes a link-input buffer that is located in the first node and is configured to store the some of the received data packets for transmission to the link via the port. The first node is configured to power off hardware for transmitting received data packets to the link in response to a fill level of the link-input buffer being below a threshold.

Item Type:Patent
Related Patents:US20130329747A1
Patent Classification:Current U.S. Class: 370/229. Current CPC Class: H04L 12/12 (20130101); Y02B 60/34 (20130101). Current International Class: H03H 7/30 (20060101).
Patent Assignee:Alcatel Lucent
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Additional Information:Publication number US8797852B2. Publication type US Grant. Application number US13493561. Priority date 2012-06-11. Filing date 2012-06-11. Publication date 2014-08-05. Grant date 2014-08-05.
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Deposited By: Linqi Guo
Deposited On:28 Sep 2017 18:48
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