Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Capacity management for data networks










Image Number 10 for United States Patent #7898947.

A method of processing capacity information is disclosed, The capacity information relates to data capacity in a data network in which a consumer circuit is carried on, and consumes bandwidth made available by, a bearer circuit. The method comprises storing, in a network information database, an entity representing the bearer circuit, and associating capacity information with the bearer circuit entity specifying a first bandwidth quantity defining a quantity of bandwidth made available by the bearer circuit. Also stored is an entity representing the consumer circuit, and capacity information is associated with the consumer circuit entity specifying a second bandwidth quantity defining a quantity of bandwidth allocated to the consumer circuit. The consumer capacity information is then associated with the bearer capacity information in the database to indicate that the second bandwidth quantity allocated to the consumer circuit is to be consumed from the first bandwidth quantity made available by the bearer circuit. The resulting capacity model can be used to support service provisioning, service assurance and SLA management, network engineering and network planning processes.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Biodegradable aliphatic-aromatic copolyester for use in nonwoven webs
Picture information coding device and coding method
Light-emitting element, light-emitting device, and electronic device
Liquid crystal display
Systems and methods for archiving and retrieving navigation points in a voice command platform
Data processor and scanner device
Cooler
  Randomly Featured Patents
System and method for providing a backup-restore solution for active-standby service management systems
Process and systems for the epoxidation of an olefin
Laminated polymeric articles and process for the production thereof
Dental space and periodontal cavity measuring instrument
Mount structure of fuel injection valve and fuel injection system
Automated staining apparatus
Visual or audio playback of an audiogram
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device with an improved verify voltage generator
Myostatin regulatory region, nucleotide sequence determination and methods for its use
Solid electrolytic capacitor and method of manufacturing the same