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
Question and answer system wherein experts are associated with models and have response rates that are associated with time intervals
Flame-proofed thermoplastic compositions
System and method for selecting a video encoding format based on feedback data
Antibody recognizing turn structure in amyloid .beta.
Light emitting diode having multi-cell structure and method of manufacturing the same
Method for encoding signal, and method for decoding signal
Concentration measuring apparatus for hydrogen sulfide in gas flow, and method for determining sulfide ion
  Randomly Featured Patents
Chair
Multi-path interfolding apparatus
System and method for adaptive sentence boundary disambiguation
Lunch box having selectable displays
Nacreous photographic packaging materials
Thrust dynamic pressure bearing, spindle motor using the same, and information recording and reproducing apparatus using them
Servo mark detection device and servo mark detection method
Cloud authentication processing and verification
Method and system for component positioning during assembly of scroll-type fluid machine
Method and system for detecting and identifying scrambling codes