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 new patent  Interface for network configuration via graphical representations of network topology and internetworking services

Computer systems and methods for improving a computer's ability to interface with a user to configure one or more internetworking services provided by a first group of computers for a second group of computers using a pictorial graph with nodes that represent logical network objects. In an embodiment, a computer... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Short message service security for zero touch deployments

Presented herein are techniques for enabling the zero touch deployment of devices having an integrated wireless wide area network (WWAN) interface. In one example, a method includes initializing a device with a WWAN interface such that the device attaches to a WWAN, receiving, via the WWAN interface of the device,... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Automatic ontology generation for internet of things applications

A method comprises collecting, by a computing device located at an edge of a network, data items corresponding to information transmitted by endpoints using the network, generating, by the computing device, a probabilistic hierarchy using the data items, generating, by the computing device using the probabilistic hierarchy and natural language... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Positioning content in computer-generated displays based on available display space

In an embodiment, a computer implemented method for a dynamic content positioning on a display of an electronic device based on available display space comprises: receiving, at a first computer, shared content that a second computer has shared with a plurality of computers; displaying the shared content on a display... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Optical transceiver compensation, monitoring and alarming

One or more operational parameters associated with pluggable optical transceivers are estimated to mitigate impairments to an optical signal caused by imperfections in the optical transceivers. A monitoring algorithm within a receiver signal processor may further use the estimated operational parameters associated with the pluggable optical transceivers to determine whether... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Optical transceiver compensation, monitoring and alarming

One or more operational parameters associated with pluggable optical transceivers are estimated to mitigate impairments to an optical signal caused by imperfections in the optical transceivers. A monitoring algorithm within a receiver signal processor may further use the estimated operational parameters associated with the pluggable optical transceivers to determine whether... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Determining network element analytics and networking recommendations based thereon

A network element includes one or more hardware memory resources of fixed storage capacity for storing data used to configure a plurality of networking features of the network element. A utilization management process runs on the network element to perform operations including obtaining utilization data representing utilization of the one... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Dynamically pinning micro-service to uplink port

A virtual networking switch on a host computing device can receive a first data packet of a micro-service data flow from a virtual machine running on the host computing device. The first data packet can include micro-service flow data identifying a first container instance that transmitted the first data packet.... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Interconnect implementing scale-up servers

An embodiment includes a first server including a first processor electrically connected to a second processor; a second server including a third processor electrically connected to a fourth processor; a first connection plane, wherein one of the first and second processors is connected to one of the third and fourth... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Content inspection in privacy enhanced cloud conferencing

A media distribution network device connects to an online collaborative session between a first participant network device, a second participant network device, and a security participant network device. The security participant network device is configured to decrypt packets of the online collaborative session to apply security polices to the packets.... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Advanced persistent threat mitigation

A method is presented in which a system reduces the risk of an advanced persistent threat (“APT”) detected at one or more network devices by implementing one or more mitigation actions depending on the nature of the detected threat. Accordingly, in response to detecting the risk of an APT at... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Auto-configurable transport stack

A computer-implemented method includes: receiving an interest of an object in a network; obtaining a stack requirement for a protocol stack, wherein the stack requirement specifies at least a functionality for a stack component; selecting the stack component, based on the functionality and at least a name prefix of the... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Bidirectional amplifier or node supporting out-of-band signaling

An apparatus comprising a bidirectional amplifier or node supporting out-of-band signaling may be provided. The apparatus may comprise a first diplexer, a second diplexer, an upstream reverse amplifier, and a downstream Out-of-Band (OOB) amplifier. The first diplexer may comprise a first diplexer band-stop filter and a first diplexer band-pass filter.... Cisco Technology Inc

 new patent  Timeslot shifting for lower-priority packet in a time slotted network

In one embodiment, a method comprises a network device identifying, in a time slotted network allocated timeslots for exclusive control of data transmissions with at least a second network device, a first schedule of first timeslots allocated for transmission and reception of packets having a first priority and a second... Cisco Technology Inc

Optical component alignment using inverted carrier member

Embodiments include an optical apparatus and associated method of assembling. The optical apparatus comprises a substrate defining a first surface and a channel formed relative thereto, the substrate including one or more waveguides extending to a sidewall partly defining the channel, a plurality of first electrical contacts formed on the... Cisco Technology Inc

Mechanisms for performing switch upgrades using remote containers

Mechanisms for switch upgrades using remote containers. An example system can export, to a server, a state of software processes associated with a first software container at the system. The system can generate a lightweight software container configured to forward traffic associated with the first software container to a second... Cisco Technology Inc

Low latency efficient sharing of resources in multi-server ecosystems

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving by a network element a request from a network device connected to the network element to update a shared resource maintained by the network element; subsequent to the receipt, identifying a Base Address Register Resource Table (“BRT”) element assigned... Cisco Technology Inc

System and direct storage access in a content-centric network

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for caching content data to a storage device attached to a node in a content-centric network (CCN). During operation, the system receives a content packet; forwards the content packet to an incoming port of an interest in the content packet; caches... Cisco Technology Inc

Wellness tracking system

The subject disclosure relates to systems for collecting and analyzing user data to make determinations regarding the wellness of individual users, or groups of users (e.g., user teams). A wellness tracking system of the subject disclosure may be configured to perform operations including receiving user data for a user, associating... Cisco Technology Inc

Out of band management of basic input/output system secure boot variables

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes storing secure boot variables in a baseboard management controller; and sending the secure boot variables to a basic input/output system (BIOS) during a power on self-test, where the BIOS utilizes the secure boot variables during runtime to authenticate drivers and... Cisco Technology Inc

Using calendar information to authorize user admission to online meetings

A meeting server receives from a client device a join request for a user to join a scheduled meeting. An identifier is obtained for the user based on the join request. Information for the meeting is accessed based on the join request, the information including a list of invitees for... Cisco Technology Inc

User experiences in personal meeting rooms

A meeting server receives from a client device a join request for a user to join a web-based meeting in a web-based personal meeting room of a meeting host. An identifier for the user is obtained based on the join request. Information indicating web-based meetings scheduled in the personal meeting... Cisco Technology Inc

Enhanced power distribution to application specific integrated circuits (asics)

Presented herein is a method and apparatus for enhanced power distribution to application specific integrated circuits (ASICs). The apparatus includes a substrate, an ASIC, and a voltage regulator module. The substrate includes a first side, a second side, and a vertical interconnect access (via) extending between the first side and... Cisco Technology Inc

Deterministic calibrated synchronized network interlink access

Technologies for calibrated network interlink access. In some embodiments, a system can calculate a first communication latency of a first link between a first processing element in a first switch and a second processing element in a second switch, and a second communication latency associated with a second link between... Cisco Technology Inc

Virtual private network forwarding and nexthop to transport mapping scheme

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes configuring on a network element a first tunnel from the network element to a first network, wherein the configuring comprises mapping a nexthop address of the local network element to a transport address of the tunnel on the network to... Cisco Technology Inc

Network service header (nsh) metadata-based end-to-end multimedia session identification and multimedia service optimization

A network node in a service function chaining system receives a media stream from an endpoint device. The media stream is associated with a media session between the endpoint and at least one other endpoint. The network node determines a path for the media stream. The path includes an ordered... Cisco Technology Inc

Probing available bandwidth along a network path

In one embodiment, a time period is identified in which probe packets are to be sent along a path in a network based on predicted user traffic along the path. The probe packets are then sent during the identified time period along the path. Conditions of the network path are... Cisco Technology Inc

Reducing arp/nd flooding in cloud environment

Aspects of the embodiments are directed to receiving an address resolution protocol (ARP) request message from a requesting virtual machine, the ARP request message comprising a request for a destination address for a destination virtual machine, wherein the destination address comprises one or both of a destination hardware address or... Cisco Technology Inc

System and scaling application containers in cloud environments

A method includes polling, via a service specific manager operating on a software container in a cloud infrastructure, usage of different application resources and parameters for each service of a plurality of services provided in the cloud infrastructure to yield respective polled data for each service, collating, at the service... Cisco Technology Inc

Determining the operations performed along a service path/service chain

Presented herein are techniques performed in a network comprising a plurality of network nodes each configured to apply one or more service functions to traffic that passes the respective network nodes in a service path. At a network node, an indication is received of a failure or degradation of one... Cisco Technology Inc

System and using atomic flow counters in data center switching

Systems, methods and computer-readable storage devices each provide, for a given flow entry in a flow table associated with a packet flow, a first atomic counter associated with a first color and a second atomic counter associated with a second color. The system, for a first coloring interval, marks traffic... Cisco Technology Inc

Endpoint location tracking

Presented herein are techniques for actively monitoring, at a network controller, a network location of an endpoint connected to the network based on control plane updates. The network controller is configured to archive the network location of the endpoint, along with local information for the endpoint, in an endpoint tracking... Cisco Technology Inc

System and piggybacking routing information in interests in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system that facilitates routing updates outside of a routing protocol. During operation, the system receives, by an intermediate node, a first interest that indicates an originator name which is a routable name prefix for a sender of the first interest and is used by a content... Cisco Technology Inc

Method and mapping network data models

In one embodiment, a method includes processing network data models at a network device operating in a network comprising a plurality of network components, each of the network components associated with one of the network data models, performing semantic matching at the network device for at least two of the... Cisco Technology Inc

Method and system for reference counted pending interest tables in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system for facilitating efficient communication of a collection of interests. During operation, the system receives, by an intermediate node, a first packet which has a name and a first nonce, wherein the first packet indicates a set of member interests, wherein a member interest has a... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013670

Operations, administration and management (oam) in overlay data center environments

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for OAM in overlay networks. In response to receiving a packet associated with an OAM operation from a device in an overlay network, the system generates an OAM packet. The system can be coupled with the overlay network and can include a tunnel endpoint interface... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013674

Reducing arp/nd flooding in cloud environment

Aspects of the embodiments are directed to receiving an address resolution protocol (ARP) request message from a requesting virtual machine, the ARP request message comprising a request for a destination address for a destination virtual machine, wherein the destination address comprises one or both of a destination hardware address or... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013675

Method and advanced statistics collection

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media provide for collection of statistics relating to network traffic between virtual machines (VMs) in a network. In an example embodiment, a virtual switch hosted on a physical server provides network address information of VMs deployed on the physical server to a virtual switch controller. The... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013680

System and managing virtual radio access network slicing

A method is provided in one example embodiment and may include configuring a slice identity for each of a plurality of virtual radio access network (vRAN) slices, wherein each vRAN slice comprises functionality to perform, at least in part, one or more radio protocol operations on subscriber traffic; configuring an... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013681

Framework for joint learning of network traffic representations and traffic classifiers

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives traffic data associated with a particular communication channel between two or more nodes in the network. The device generates a mean map by employing kernel embedding of distributions to the traffic data. The device forms a representation of the communication channel... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013696

Crowd-sourced cloud computing resource validation

Resource provider specifications, characterizing computing resources of computing resource providers, are received. The reachability of each IP address included in the received specification is determined. An agent is deployed that is operable to determine the value of each of a set of metrics in the environment of the host at... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013776

Specializing unsupervised anomaly detection systems using genetic programming

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives sets of traffic flow features from an unsupervised machine learning-based anomaly detector. The sets of traffic flow features are associated with anomaly scores determined by the anomaly detector. The device ranks the sets of traffic flow features based in part on... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013798

Automatic link security

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for automatic link security. A cloud controller can receive a signal indicating that an unauthenticated device is requesting private network resources, establish a connection between the unauthenticated device and the cloud controller, and determine that the unauthenticated device is associated with a private network.... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013821

Chaining service zones by way of route re-origination

Presented herein are techniques for use in a network environment that includes one or more service zones, each service zone including at least one instance of an in-line application service to be applied to network traffic and one or more routers to direct network traffic to the at least one... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013841

Automatic service function validation in a virtual network environment

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for improving the reliability of service function (SF) application in a service function chain (SFC) are provided. In some aspects, the subject technology facilitates automatic service function type validation by a service function forwarder (SFF), for example, by using a probe configured to query a... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014021

Prediction in image and video compression

Presented herein are techniques for exploiting correlations between channels of an image or video frame to be encoded. The correlations between channels in an initial prediction are used to calculate the mapping. The method also determines whether the new prediction is an improvement over the original prediction if no extra... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014039

Coordinating video delivery with radio frequency conditions

System and methods for modifying streaming data based on radio frequency information is provided. As radio transceivers transition move to a shared resource or cloud model and the existing radio transceivers are split into a baseband unit and a remote radio head, radio frequency (RF) information including power levels, encoding,... Cisco Technology Inc

01/11/18 / #20180014089

Streaming piracy detection method and system

In one embodiment, a command is received from a video provider at a media rendering device, the command being a command to embed a subscriber ID in at least one video frame in a video stream. A random key, k is also received from the video provider at the media... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180003906

Coupling optical fiber array with waveguides of photonic subassembly

Disclosed are an apparatus and associated method and computer-readable medium for connecting a fiber array connector (FAC) with a photonic subassembly comprising a plurality of waveguides with a predetermined disposition relative to a top surface of a substrate. A plurality of optical fibers extend to a first surface of the... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006917

System and method to measure and score application health via correctable errors

Disclosed are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for monitoring application health via correctable errors. The method includes identifying, by a network device, a network packet associated with an application and detecting an error associated with the network packet. In response to detecting the error, the network device increments... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006918

System and method to measure and score application health via correctable errors

Disclosed are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for monitoring application health via correctable errors. The method includes identifying, by a network device, a network packet associated with an application running on a node, detecting, by the network device, a correctable error associated with the network packet, and encoding,... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006932

Technique for determining whether to reestablish fast rerouted primary tunnels based on backup tunnel path quality feedback

In one embodiment, a primary tunnel is established from a head-end node to a destination along a path including one or more protected network elements for which a fast reroute path is available to pass traffic around the one or more network elements in the event of their failure. A... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006969

Technique for gleaning mac and ip address bindings

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for gleaning MAC and IP address bindings. A networking switch facilitating data communication for a sub-network of a computer network can receive an ARP request from a VM included in the sub-network. The ARP request can include a MAC address and an... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180006982

Chat room access control

In one embodiment, a request to join an electronic chat room is received from a requester. A selection of an access control level for the requester is received via a user interface in order to grant the requester access to the electronic chat room according to a condition for granting... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007084

Automatic retraining of machine learning models to detect ddos attacks

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives an attack mitigation request regarding traffic in the network. The device causes an assessment of the traffic, in response to the attack mitigation request. The device determines that an attack detector associated with the attack mitigation request incorrectly assessed the traffic,... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007094

Providing cellular-specific transport layer service by way of cell-site proxying in a network environment

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a first request from a first user equipment by a first transport layer proxy located within an access network The first request includes a request to establish a user session between the first user equipment and a remote server.... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007115

Fog enabled telemetry embedded in real time multimedia applications

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for fog enabled telemetry in real time multimedia applications. An edge computing device can receive first sensor data from at least a first sensor and a collaboration data stream from a first client device. The collaboration data stream can including at least... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007176

Information centric networking for long term evolution

In one embodiment, a method for improving content delivery for a user equipment (UE) is implemented on a computing device and includes: receiving a request from an application layer on the UE, determining whether said request is an ICN-based request using Information Centric Networking (ICN) transport protocol or an IP-based... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007177

Information centric networking for long term evolution

In one embodiment, a mobile network includes at least one Information Centric Networking (ICN) enabled mobile base station configured to support ICN transport protocol, and at least one ICN enabled evolved packet core (EPC) device configured to support ICN transport protocol, where the ICN enabled EPC device is operative to... Cisco Technology Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007498

Presence indicator signal

In one embodiment a method for providing presence information in a smart environment is implemented on a personal computing device associated with a user and includes: broadcasting a presence indicator signal in the smart environment, where the presence indicator signal indicates presence of the user in the smart environment, and... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170371558

Performance of object storage systems

Approaches are disclosed for improving performance of logical disks. A logical disk can comprise several storage devices. In an object storage system (OSS), when a logical disk stores a file, fragments of the file are stored distributed across the storage devices. Each of the fragments of the file is asymmetrically... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372061

Provisioning of identity information

In one embodiment, a file comprising a disk image and a key blob is prepared. The file is attached to a virtual machine configuration. A virtual machine based on the virtual machine configuration is launched. A kernel is paired to the key blob by a kernel driver paired to the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372624

Unmanned aerial vehicle collision avoidance system

A system for collision avoidance includes memory storing instructions which, when executed, cause one or more processors to perform determining a direction of flight of a first drone, causing broadcasting, in the direction of flight based, a beamformed signal of beacon frames, determining a new flight direction of the same... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372722

Acoustic echo cancellation with delay uncertainty and delay change

An echo cancellation method includes receiving an echo reference signal, receiving a microphone signal, decomposing, with a first filter bank, the echo reference signal into a series of subband echo reference signals, decomposing, with a second filter bank, the microphone signal into a series of subband microphone signals, estimating a... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373884

Systems and methods for designating packets for customized data processing in port-extended architectures

A method for specialized processing of data in a port-extended network comprises receiving, by the control node of the port-extended network, a data frame that includes, at a first field of the data frame, information indicative of an incoming port at which the data frame was received, the first field... Cisco Technology Inc

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12/28/17 / #20170373936

Network address transparency through user role authentication

Changes are made to a virtual network for an endpoint based on the authenticated user identity of the endpoint. The system includes a server and a controller associated with a network fabric to which the endpoint is connected. The network fabric includes network elements to carry network traffic for the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373964

Directed acyclic graph optimization for future time instance requested by a child network device

In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, by a network device within a tree-based topology rooted by a root network device, a request message from a child network device for generating an optimized tree-based topology for a future use by the child network device at a future time instance; the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373974

Method and system for interest groups in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system for facilitating efficient communication of an interest group packet indicating a collection of interests. During operation, the system receives, by an intermediate node, a first packet which has a name and indicates a set of member interests, wherein a member interest has a name, wherein... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373975

Carrying tcp over an icn network

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to systems, network nodes, and methods performed in a network node. A network node can host a TCP/ICN proxy for routing TCP packets through an ICN network. The network node can serve as a forward proxy or a reverse proxy. As a forward proxy,... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170373990

Transmitting network overlay information in a service function chain

A packet is received at a device configured to provide a service function within a network service chain. A network overlay and/or segmentation identifier is extracted from a header of the packet. The service function is applied to the packet according to policies specific to a network overlay and/or segmentation... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374015

Domain name system identification and attribution

Techniques are presented herein for a DNS resolver to encode a falsified IP address with a client identifier that identifies a client attempting to access a blocked domain. The DNS resolver receives, from a client, a DNS request that contains a requested domain name and a client identifier. The DNS... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374016

Utilizing service tagging for encrypted flow classification

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives domain name system (DNS) information for a domain. The DNS information includes one or more service tags indicative of one or more services offered by the domain. The device detects an encrypted traffic flow associated with the domain. The device identifies... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374017

Verification of server name in a proxy device for connection requests made using domain names

Techniques are presented herein for a proxy device to verify that the server name listed in a connection request message is the name of the server at the IP address listed in the connection request message. The proxy device obtains a domain name server query sent by a client to... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374082

Dynamic packet inspection plan system

In one embodiment, a method includes for each one time period of a plurality of time periods performing a weighted random selection of a first set of intrusion detection/protection system rules from a plurality of rules, each rule of the plurality of rules having an associated probability of selection, preparing... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374089

Adapting classifier parameters for improved network traffic classification using distinct private training data sets

In one embodiment, a device in a first network receives traffic flow information regarding a plurality of traffic flows in the first network. The device labels the traffic flow information by associating classifier labels to the traffic flow information. The device receives a generic traffic classifier that was trained using... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374090

Using a machine learning classifier to assign a data retention priority for network forensics and retrospective detection

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives traffic data regarding one or more traffic flows in the network. The device applies a machine learning classifier to the traffic data. The device determines a priority for the traffic data based in part on an output of the machine learning... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374174

Client network information service

Presented herein is a Client Network Information Service (CNIS). The CNIS is configured to determine client network information for a communication from a client to at least one application running in a cloud infrastructure environment. The client network information is delivered to instances of the application and to a router... Cisco Technology Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374506

Methods and determining the locations of computing devices

In some implementations a method includes receiving a first message from a computing device via a first network. The first message may indicate that the computing device is unable to communicate with a second network. The method also includes determining whether a beacon operator has requested tracking of the computing... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364380

Techniques for coordinaton of application components deployed on distributed virtual machines

One embodiment is a method and includes monitoring by a module associated with a first application component installed on a first virtual machine (“VM”) a state of at least one second application component installed on a second VM and on which a state of the first application component is at... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364409

Phased network formation for power restoration

In one embodiment, a device receives a router advertisement message after a power outage event in a network. The device joins the network, in response to receiving the router advertisement message. The device sends a power restoration notification message via the network. The device selectively delays a disconnected node from... Cisco Technology Inc

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12/21/17 / #20170364532

Systems and methods for automatically disseminating content based on contextual information

A content-dissemination system distributes, publishes, or makes available a content item to one or more target entities based on contextual information associated with the content item. When a user creates a new content item or the system detects a new content item for a local user, the system determines contextual... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366373

Programmable infrastructure gateway for enabling hybrid cloud services in a network environment

An example method for a programmable infrastructure gateway for enabling hybrid cloud services in a network environment is provided and includes receiving an instruction from a hybrid cloud application executing in a private cloud, interpreting the instruction according to a hybrid cloud application programming interface, and executing the interpreted instruction... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366425

Contextual services in a network using a deep learning agent

In one embodiment, a device in a network monitors a plurality of traffic flows in the network. The device extracts a plurality of features from the monitored plurality of traffic flows. The device generates a context model by using deep learning and reinforcement learning on the plurality of features extracted... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366453

Segment routing using a remote forwarding adjacency identifier

Disclosed is an apparatus and method for segment routing using a remote forwarding adjacency identifier. In one embodiment, a first node in a network receives a packet, wherein the packet is received with a first segment-ID and another segment ID attached thereto. The first node detaches the first and the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366456

Packet path recording with fixed header size

Aspects of the embodiments are directed to systems, apparatuses and methods performed at a network element. Embodiments include receiving a packet; identifying a hop number for the network element; identifying a unique identifier for the network element; determining a path identifier based on the hop number and the unique identifier;... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366461

Techniques for decreasing multiprotocol label switching entropy label overhead

A method is provided in one embodiment and includes receiving at a network element an encapsulated packet and determining whether both an ECMP/LAG Existing (“ele”) flag and an Entropy Label Capability (“elc”) flag are set for an egress node of the packet in a Label Distribution Protocol (“LDP”) database of... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366472

Fog computing network resource partitioning

Various implementations disclosed herein enable improved allocation of fog node resources, which supports performance driven partitioning of competing client applications. In various implementations, methods are performed by a fog orchestrator configured to determine allocations of fog resources for competing client applications and partition the competing client applications based on the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366474

Joint quality management across multiple streams

Various implementations disclosed herein enable a more efficient allocation of one or more shared network resources amongst a plurality of client devices based on media content complexity and client device resource status in order to better manage perceptual playback quality. In some implementations, a method includes obtaining a plurality of... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366506

Symmetric bi-directional policy based redirect of traffic flows

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for guaranteeing symmetric bi-directional policy based redirect of traffic flows. A first switch connected to a first endpoint can receive a first data packet transmitted by the first endpoint to a second endpoint connected to a second switch. The first switch can... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366513

Data anonymization for distributed hierarchical networks

Various implementations disclosed herein provide a method for anonymizing data in a distributed hierarchical network. In various implementations, the method includes determining a first set of attribute hierarchy counts that indicate a number of occurrences of corresponding attributes that are stored at the first network node and have not been... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366515

Permutation-based content encryption with manifests in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system that facilitates encryption of manifest content based on permutation. During operation, the system partitions, by a computer system, a collection of data into a first set of content objects, wherein a content object is a chunk comprised of a plurality of bytes. The system performs... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366526

System for key exchange in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system that facilitates secure communication between computing entities. During operation, the system generates, by a content-consuming device, a first key based on a first consumer-share key and a previously received producer-share key. The system constructs a first interest packet that includes the first consumer-share key and... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366611

Method and optimizing data transfers utilizing machine learning

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device comprising a data transfer optimization module, input identifying a source directory comprising data and a target directory at a storage device, splitting the data into a plurality of data groups for transfer to the storage device, transmitting the data... Cisco Technology Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367016

System and seamless mobility in a network environment

In one example, an apparatus is provided that includes a processor configured to receive, in a first wireless network, an identifier of a base station in a second wireless network, and to determine an identity of a first device in the second wireless network. The apparatus is configured to transmit... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359250

Conflict avoidant traffic routing in a network environment

An example method for facilitating conflict avoidant traffic routing in a network environment is provided and includes detecting, at a network element, an intent conflict at a peer network element in a network, and changing a forwarding decision at the network element to steer traffic around the conflicted peer network... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359252

Techniques for efficient service chain analytics

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving at a network element an encapsulated packet including an encapsulation header, in which the encapsulation header includes an Analytics Proxy Function (“APF”) flag; determining whether the APF flag is set to a first value; if the APF flag is... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359254

Flow classification for information centric network protocols

Embodiments include technologies for identifying an equivalence class identifier in a packet received by a node configured to perform information centric networking (ICN) in an ICN network, where the packet includes a name identifying content associated with a producer node in the ICN network. Embodiments also include determining an equivalence... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359260

Content object return messages in a content centric network

One embodiment provides a system that indicates conditions associated with received content. During operation, the system generates, by a first computing device, an interest message which includes a name, wherein the interest message further includes a verification token which is a hash of a nonce. In response to transmitting the... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359265

Mulit-mobile core networks and value-added services

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving at a network element a packet associated with a flow and determining whether a flow cache of the network element includes an entry for the flow indicating a classification for the flow. The method further includes, if the network... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359274

Flexible deterministic binary scheduler

A method for allocating port assignments for transmitting a reserved network stream across a network node comprises determining a cycle time associated with a network node. The method also comprises establishing, for at least one port of the network node, a plurality of virtual layers associated with the cycle time,... Cisco Technology Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359323

System for cryptographic key sharing among networked key servers

A technique for key sharing among multiple key servers connected to one another over a communication network is provided herein. Each key sever of the multiple key servers stores respective cryptographic keys, and provides the keys to a local device group connected with the key server, to enable the device... Cisco Technology Inc








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