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Published August 5, 2014 | Published
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Dynamical bandwidth adjustment of a link in a data network


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.

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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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