Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method of protecting as against span failures in a communication network










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #7126908.

A method for protecting a span that connects a first node to a second node in a communication network includes the steps of creating a first protection virtual path connecting the first node with the second node through at least a third node using a routing-protocol and a signaling-protocol and monitoring a failure condition in the span. Upon detecting the failure condition in the span, the method also includes the steps of switching automatically to the first protection virtual path, and creating a new protection virtual path, using the routing-protocol and the signaling-protocol, for each span in the first protection virtual path, connecting two nodes at each end of the given span through at least another node.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Carbon nanotube fiber spun from wetted ribbon
System and method for access of user accounts on remote servers
Enhanced claims damage estimation using aggregate display
Modular connector for touch sensitive device
Semiconductor device
Method and apparatus for detecting an intermittent path to a storage system
Communicating channel state information using predictive vector quantization
  Randomly Featured Patents
Compost container
Chemical feeder
System and method for improving lubrication in a fluid dynamic bearing near the contact region
Ski with binding assembly aid, method for production of such a ski and corresponding assembly aid
Bis-arylphosphate ester antagonists of platelet activating factor
Shooting and carrying sling for guns
Circumferential inter-seal for sealing between relatively rotatable concentric shafts
Germanium silicon oxynitride high index films for planar waveguides
Tape library cartridge storage and control system
Dual-mode drum brake assembly having provision for preventing disengagement of members to be mutually engaged