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 new patent  Identification and mitigation of attacks in a content delivery network (cdn)

A computer-implemented method determines which content providers are under denial of service (DoS) attack in a content delivery network (CDN). The system maintains a mapping having, for each content provider, a corresponding set of cluster/virtual IP address (VIP) pairs, wherein the set of cluster/VIP pairs is unique or nearly unique... Level 3 Communications Llc

 new patent  Content delivery network with deep caching infrastructure

Embodiments herein include methods and systems for use in delivering resources to a client device over a local network. An exemplary system comprises a plurality of caching devices operable to cache resources on behalf of a plurality of content providers, and a local caching device communicatively situated between an access... Level 3 Communications Llc

Broadcast method and system

A method and system for airing broadcast signals is disclosed. Preferably, the system includes a production truck interface panel receiving a broadcast signal. A transmission relay circuit relays the signal from the interface panel to a broadcast network, and preferably including a broadcast signal detection circuit, and a signal processing... Level 3 Communications Llc

Rack cover assembly and system

A rack cover assembly including a first side cover and a second side cover. The first side cover may include a first tensioner and a first flexible rectangular sheet. The first tensioner may be coupled to the first flexible rectangular sheet at or near a first lateral edge. The first... Level 3 Communications Llc

Carrier identification code delivery to an egress network of a telecommunications network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for utilizing a CIC value field in signaling information of a communication to provide an identification of the ingress network to an egress or receiving network of a long distance telecommunications network. The system and method... Level 3 Communications Llc

Systems and methods for adjusting a congestion window value of a content delivery network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for controlling a congestion window (CWND) value of a communication session of a CDN. In particular, a content server may analyze a request to determine or receive an indication of the type of content being requested.... Level 3 Communications Llc

Apparatus, system, and ordering and provisioning variable bandwidth capacity on a network

Systems and methods for automatic purchasing, reserving and/or provisioning of a wavelength bandwidth block are disclosed. A user may access a web page, such as an interactive web-portal, to provide bandwidth data and corresponding ordering information for reserving a particular amount of bandwidth capacity on a telecommunications network. Subsequently, the... Level 3 Communications Llc

Device registration, authentication, and authorization system and method

A system includes one or more processors to receive a registration request, the registration request comprising a representation of a username and a password, verify the username and the password and transmit a one-time-use password, receive the one-time-use password and first device identifier information from a mobile computing device, receive... Level 3 Communications Llc

Automatic number identification validation in a collaboration conference system

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for utilizing a received Automatic Number Identification (ANI) value to validate an identification of a user of the collaboration system. In general, the... Level 3 Communications Llc

Method and system for dynamic trunk group based call routing

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems and methods for providing routing of a communication received at a telecommunications network based on a unique identifier. In particular, a telecommunications network may route one or more communications based on a dynamically updated trunk group identifier associated with an egress user. Thus,... Level 3 Communications Llc

Dynamic binding for use in content distribution

Provided are methods and systems for dynamic binding in the context of content delivery. For example, the methods and systems may be implemented as a dynamic binding process that maps a content provider to a first set of content servers in a content distribution network. The dynamic binding process may... Level 3 Communications Llc

Elevated cable support structure

A cable support device including a first member for supporting a cable above a floor and a support member for coupling with a safety cone. The first member may include a base portion, a first portion, and a second portion spaced apart from the first portion. The first portion and... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and a security asset manager

Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and/or method of performing security asset management. The system and/or method may schedule vulnerability scanners to scan the various portions of one or more networks and obtain the results of the vulnerability scans. IP addresses may be assigned to each of vulnerability... Level 3 Communications Llc

Telephone number simplification for voip networks

A telecommunications network includes a network service computing device and a host routing device. The host routing device includes a switch. The host routing device is coupled with a remote network and a PSTN. The remote network is coupled to a plurality of communication devices. The network service computing device... Level 3 Communications Llc

Content delivery network architecture with edge proxy

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for a content delivery network (CDN) architecture utilizing one or more proxy cache devices between a requesting device and an edge cluster of the CDN. The proxy cache device is a relatively high-speed device compared to... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and improvements to a content delivery network

Provided is a content delivery method and architecture for ways to improve the caching of content at one or more content providing devices of a Content Delivery Network (CDN). In particular, systems and methods are disclosed that vary the requirements to store resources or content within a caching device using... Level 3 Communications Llc

Data feed resource reservation system

An embodiment of a method includes receiving a subscription request specifying one or more destination sites to receive a video feed and respective times at which to deliver the video feed to each of the one or more destination sites over a terrestrial network, wherein respective delivery times are within... Level 3 Communications Llc

Providing functional requirements for a network connection from a local library

A network application may transmit data over a network connection. The application may require certain functionality for the network connection. An embodiment provides a method for the application to inform the network of its requirement. The application may use a control packet to inform the network of its functionality requirement... Level 3 Communications Llc

Handling of content in a content delivery network

A content delivery network has at least a first tier of servers. A content delivery method includes, at a first server in the first tier of servers, obtaining a request from a client for a resource. If the resource is available at the first server or at a peer of... Level 3 Communications Llc

Systems and methods for automatic replacement and repair of communications network devices

Systems and methods for automatic repair, replacement, and/or configuration of various network devices within a communications network are disclosed. The system may receive indication of a failed network device and automatically perform diagnostic on the network device to determine any problems associated with the hardware and/or software components within the... Level 3 Communications Llc

Adaptive network function chaining

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for dynamically applying network functions to traffic flows based on heuristics, policy conditions and client-specified conditions. A network monitors a network traffic flow to determine whether the network traffic flow meets a first criterion of a first rule. The criterion... Level 3 Communications Llc

Anycast manifest retrieval, unicast content retrieval

Provided is a content delivery method and architecture for delivering content from a node in a content delivery network (CDN) using an anycast address to direct a requesting device to access a content manifest. The manifest server of the CDN may select the provided manifest based on information received from... Level 3 Communications Llc

Systems and methods for strategic customer order capture

Aspects of the present disclosure disclose systems and methods for providing order entry platform that automatically enables telecommunication service providers to process customer orders for telecommunication products and/or services in near real-time. More particularly, one or more interactive interfaces, dynamically driven by a products catalog, may be generated that enable... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and methods for routing traffic in a telecommunications network using trunk group identification

Aspects of the present disclosure include systems, methods, and devices for routing communications that ingress into a telecommunications network by appending a virtualized trunk group identifier or other customer identifying number within a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) messages associated with the communications. In one particular embodiment, a user field within... Level 3 Communications Llc

Front-end optimization in a content delivery network (cdn)

A computer-implemented method, operable on a device in a content delivery network (CDN), wherein the CDN delivers content on behalf of at least one content provider, the device implementing a content delivery (CD) service, the method includes, by the service on the device: receiving a request for a particular resource... Level 3 Communications Llc

Malware detection and prevention system

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems and methods computing devices to access a public network posing as a user to the network to detect one or more malware programs available for downloading through the network. More particularly, a malware detection control system utilizes a browser executed on a computing... Level 3 Communications Llc

Lawful intercept provisioning a network domain

A network provisioning system includes a computer-based set of instructions that receive, from a third party network provisioning system managed by a third party service provider, provisioning information associated with a wiretap to be setup on a customer communication device. The instructions then transmit the provisioning information to a policy... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and methods for mapping a network service path

Aspects of the present disclosure involve methods and systems for mapping network service paths between endpoint devices of a network. An aggregate network traffic database is used to store network traffic data retrieved from network devices of a network. A network service mapper then queries the database using endpoint device... Level 3 Communications Llc

Apparatus, system, and packet switching

An apparatus is provided for control of a plurality of forwarding switches using a network controller. The network controller executes a routing configuration application that analyzes interconnections between the forwarding switches to identify a topology of the network, determine label switched paths (LSPs) between the forwarding switches, and transmits the... Level 3 Communications Llc

Systems and methods for discovering network topology

A method for determining network topology of a provider network includes selecting a first network element, selecting a first port on the first network element, and iteratively performing connectivity validation tests using the first port, wherein each connectivity validation test is associated with a type of network element and yields... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and improved data consistency in data systems including dependent algorithms

A data system is provided for analyzing and maintaining data obtained from one or more data sources on which the data system depends. The system includes a primary database including current values used by the system and a collection of executable algorithms used to generate the data maintained in the... Level 3 Communications Llc

Dynamic service provisioning system and method

A dynamic provisioning system includes a computer-executed portal that controls a router to, when a request message is received over a broadcast virtual local area network (VLAN), control the router to establish a dedicated VLAN between the customer communication device and the portal over a dedicated VLAN. The dedicated connection... Level 3 Communications Llc

System and voice security in a telecommunications network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for identifying and mitigating attacks on a voice component of a telecommunications network. In general, the process includes obtaining Layer 3 through Layer 7 transmission information from one or more edge devices to the telecommunications network.... Level 3 Communications Llc

Visualizing predicted customer bandwidth utilization based on utilization history

A method for providing a predicting bandwidth utilization for a customer of a connectivity service provider is disclosed. The method includes receiving bandwidth utilization data over time for a customer of a connectivity service provider. The method further includes training a machine learning model for the bandwidth utilization data during... Level 3 Communications Llc

01/11/18 / #20180013609

Registration of sip-based communications in a hosted voip network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for implementing a registrar component or functionality in a telecommunications network. In one implementation, the registrar functionality is handled at a Session Border Controller (SBC) or Network Address Translation (NAT) Traversal Manager (NTM) device of the... Level 3 Communications Llc

01/11/18 / #20180014206

System and methods for obtaining ubiquitous network coverage

Implementations described and claimed herein provide a system and methods for determining a minimum number of communication nodes to substantially cover a particular geographical area and for optimizing an extension of an optical network to provide service to the communication nodes. In one implementation, at least one parameter for one... Level 3 Communications Llc

01/04/18 / #20180007086

Event driven route control

Embodiments provide system and methods for a DDoS service using a mix of mitigation systems (also called scrubbing centers) and non-mitigation systems. The non-mitigation systems are less expensive and thus can be placed at or near a customer's network resource (e.g., a computer, cluster of computers, or entire network). Under... Level 3 Communications Llc

01/04/18 / #20180007310

Media resource storage and management

A computer-implemented method obtains a plurality of image files, each corresponding to an image in a video stream and builds a common file from a contiguous grouping of the plurality of image files. The video stream has a plurality of contiguous video segments, each having a first video frame, and... Level 3 Communications Llc

12/21/17 / #20170364549

Systems and methods for an enterprise data integration and troubleshooting tool

Implementations described and claimed herein provide systems and methods for retrieving and displaying integrated data of a network. In one implementation, a method includes receiving, at an enterprise service bus (ESB), a data request for data pertaining to applications associated with computing systems communicatively coupled to the ESB. The data... Level 3 Communications Llc

12/21/17 / #20170366576

Systems and methods for preventing denial of service attacks utilizing a proxy server

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for utilizing an access log of a proxy server device of a content delivery network (CDN) to detect and mitigate a denial of service (DOS) on a web or content server hosted by the CDN. Through... Level 3 Communications Llc

12/21/17 / #20170366675

Concurrent collaboration conference port management

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems and methods for a collaboration conferencing system to track a total number of concurrently utilized ports across any number of conferencing bridges of the network for a particular customer and one or more billing actions may occur based on this tracking. This may... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/30/17 / #20170345082

Systems and methods for staging customer premise equipment of a telecommunications network

An order for telecommunications services is received comprising order parameters including a CPE device configuration request for a customer network. A warehouse is selected as a staging location based upon the order parameters, available inventory of the CPE device, and shipping information from the warehouse to the customer network. A... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/30/17 / #20170346722

Route selection system for a communication network and operating the same

A route selection system includes a hub controller in communication with multiple network hubs of a first network domain in which each of the hubs are in communication with a corresponding multiple routers of a second network domain. The hub controller is executed to obtain at least one performance measurement... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/30/17 / #20170346784

Internet protocol endpoints database in a telecommunications network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for providing a directory or database of IP endpoints associated with users of a telecommunications network. The IP endpoints directory may be accessed by users or other networks to determine or obtain destinations within the network... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/30/17 / #20170346789

Geolocation via internet protocol

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for extracting information associated with one networking transmission protocol, such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), based on information associated with a different networking transmission protocol, such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv4). More specifically, when... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/23/17 / #20170337095

Service based information technology platform

A Service-Base Information Technology Platform may facilitate the integration of heterogeneous technologies and disparate internal or external business applications. A services platform may provide a robust and managed environment for delivering business capabilities through services. The services encapsulate heterogeneous technologies and disparate internal or external business applications functionalities into business... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339057

Network path selection using bandwidth prediction

In an embodiment, a system routes a new data stream from a source to a destination through a plurality of forwarding devices interconnected with links. The system includes a control device that receives a request to create a path through the plurality of interconnected forwarding devices for a new data... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339222

Network mapping in content delivery network

A computer-implemented method in a content delivery network (CDN) having multiple delivery servers. The CDN delivers content on behalf of at least one content provider. Distinct delivery servers are logically grouped into delivery server groups. One or more CDN name servers are associated with some of the delivery server groups.... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/23/17 / #20170339241

Handling long-tail content in a content delivery network (cdn)

A content delivery network has at least a first tier of servers. A content delivery method includes, at a first server in the first tier of servers, obtaining a request from a client for a resource. If the resource is available at the first server or at a peer of... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170331701

Content delivery methods and systems

Aspects of the present disclosure involve provisioning customers of an aggregator, such as a reseller, of a content delivery network (CDN). In one aspect, content requests to the CDN are processed in accordance with the virtual IP (VIP) address at which the request was received, according to a property template... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170331729

User-based differentiated routing system and method

A differentiated routing system includes an electronic service in communication with an ingress gateway that receives a communication service, such as a call from a terminal, over a trunk. The service receives a request from the ingress gateway for establishing a communication service for the calling party terminal. The service... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/16/17 / #20170332154

Subscriberless differentiated routing system and method

A differentiated routing system includes a computer-executable system to receive a request from a first network gateway of a native network for establishing a communication service from a calling party terminal to a called party terminal. Upon receipt of the request, the system determines that policy information is not known... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170324634

Monitoring network traffic to determine similar content

In an embodiment, a method monitors a plurality of data streams passing through a router in the connectivity service provider environment, and for each of the data streams, periodically samples packets at the router. The method further generates a stream signature based at least on the payload of the sampled... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/09/17 / #20170324771

Predictive fraud prevention for collaboration conferencing systems

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems and methods for detecting a potentially fraudulent access of a collaboration conferencing system on a telecommunications network and executing a corrective action in response to the detected access attempt. In some instances, the corrective action includes denying access to the collaboration system when... Level 3 Communications Llc

11/02/17 / #20170318042

Dynamic configuration of settings in response to ddos attack

A system can monitor the server for indications of an attack and adjusts server settings accordingly. In response, the system can increase server tolerance in a systematic way to deal with DDoS by adjusting server settings appropriately. Conversely, when the server is not under attack, the settings can be adjusted... Level 3 Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310578

Selecting network services based on hostname

In an embodiment, a method configures a network to route data on a first network service that connects a user's network with a service provider network. In the method, an instruction to route data from the network addressed to a hostname on the first network service is received. According to... Level 3 Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310599

Quality of service management system for a communication network

A quality of service management system includes a rules engine that receives information associated with a communication path having an assigned quality of service (QoS) to be provided for a customer communication device, and identifies one or more network elements assigned to provide the communication path. Each network element having... Level 3 Communications Llc

10/26/17 / #20170310744

Anycast routing techniques in a network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for managing the distribution of content and/or communications from a telecommunications or computer network to an end user of the network. In general, the system receives a request for content from a user of the network... Level 3 Communications Llc

10/12/17 / #20170295092

Method for routing in a central conferencing routing server

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for a conferencing routing service for managing and routing collaboration participants. A collaboration conferencing routing server may provide configurability in routing a collaboration... Level 3 Communications Llc

10/05/17 / #20170288906

Virtualized connectivity in a cloud services environment

A system and method of providing virtualized connectivity in a cloud services environment. A service provider network defines at least a first virtual private network and a second virtual private network for a respective first customer network and a second customer network. The service provider network includes at least one... Level 3 Communications Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272153

Optical test device and systems

Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for monitoring optical communications between a managed location and a remote location. In particular, an optical signal is transmitted over an optical fiber and passed-through a test device. A portion of the optical signal is filtered from the original optical signal and passed to... Level 3 Communications Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264648

Providing sip signaling data for third party surveillance

A method for facilitating surveillance of a targeted user participating in communication sessions conducted over a communications network, such as a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) network, that employs a session initiation protocol (SIP). The method includes receiving a subscription request from a third party subscriber, the subscription request identifying... Level 3 Communications Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264686

External injection of cloud based network functions into network services

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for providing an API description of an external network service and using the API to integrate the external service into a network. An embodiment operates by receiving, from a service provider, a description of an application programming interface (API), transmitting... Level 3 Communications Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257439

Systems and methods for dynamically connecting network elements to enable a service

Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for managing network connections. A computing device accesses a request to provision a network connection associated with a first device. The request includes a plurality of connection parameters defining desired specifications for a network connection from the first device to a second device. The connection... Level 3 Communications Llc

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08/31/17 / #20170249672

Systems and methods for generating network intelligence through real-time analytics

Implementations described and claimed herein provide systems and methods for generating network intelligence based on network data. In one implementation, a network traffic dataset representative of network traffic across one or more ports of a primary network is obtained. The ports are associated with a secondary network in communication with... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250894

System and adding routing paths in a network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for providing multiple egress points from a telecommunications network for a client of the network. In particular, the process and system allows for multiple provider edges of the network to utilize a route reflector server to... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250895

Differentiated routing system and method

A differentiated routing system is provided for routing a communication service according to an access point of a subscriber terminal to a first network domain. The system includes a computing system executing a core routing engine (CRE) that receives a request for a communication service from the subscriber terminal. When... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250911

Data network analysis a communication network

A data network analysis system includes a computer-executable set of instructions that obtain service account information associated with a route provided to a customer through a data communication network having network elements. Using the service account information, the instructions identify a termination port that terminates the route to a customer... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/31/17 / #20170250951

Systems and methods for dynamic firewall policy configuration

Systems and methods for receiving information on network firewall policy configurations are disclosed. Based on the received firewall configuration information, a configuration of a firewall and/or subnet of network devices is automatically provisioned and/or configured to control network traffic to and from the subnet.... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244643

Network flow control

Aspects of the present disclosure include a content delivery network (CDN) for delivering content associated with a plurality of different types of applications/devices. Using a CDN flow application, a plurality of network flow parameters are generated for content delivery unique to different types of applications or devices. The network flow... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244667

Systems and methods for content server rendezvous in a dual stack protocol network

Implementations described and claimed herein provide systems and methods for serving content over a network. In one implementation, a method of serving content is provided. The method includes maintaining a first address record associated with serving a resource and a second address record associated with serving the same resource. The... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/24/17 / #20170244804

Caching in a content delivery framework

A computer-implemented method, operable with a content delivery network (CDN) uses late binding of caching policies; by a caching node in the CDN, in response to a request for content, determining if the content is cached locally. When it is determined that said content is cached locally, then: determining a... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170236105

Dynamic provisioning system for communication networks

According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a virtualized communication device dynamic provisioning system includes a computer-based set of instructions that are executed to generate a user interface for receiving selection of one or more virtualized communication devices. The instructions may then receive provisioning information associated with the selected... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237619

Systems and methods for system configuration for communication network devices

Aspects of the present disclosure describe systems and methods for automatically configuring, managing, updating, and/or monitoring the configuration of various computing devices and/or network devices within a communications network, such as a telecommunications network. Basic input/output setting configurations for a network devices and/or cluster of network devices may be extracted... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/17/17 / #20170237622

Apparatus, system, and asymmetrical and dynamic routing

A regenerator system is provided for dynamic and asymmetric bandwidth capacity adjustment when exchanging data between a first remote network device and a second remote network device. The regenerator includes first and second couplers in communication with the first and second remote network devices, respectively, using a first communication medium... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230336

Automated honeypot provisioning system

Systems and methods for automatically provisioning honeynets are disclosed. The honeynets continuously gather and capture unauthorized network traffic and/or other information being transmitted, processed, accessed, and/or executed within the honeynet network that is indicative of a network threat or attack by unauthorized users.... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/10/17 / #20170230732

Regional independent tandem telephone switch

Implementations of the present disclosure involve an apparatus and/or method for a regional independent tandem switch of a telecommunications network. The tandem switch processes communications between a long distance carrier and a local exchange carrier through a voice over IP (VOIP) network. By utilizing the VOIP network, the regionally independent... Level 3 Communications Llc

08/03/17 / #20170223068

Bulk job provisioning system

A method and system for receiving and executing a bulk provisioning job for a collaboration conferencing system is disclosed. In particular, the system receives a bulk provisioning request from a user of the system that includes a provisioning type and information file. The system utilizes the information file to correlate... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/27/17 / #20170214586

Network service aware routers, and applications thereof

In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method provides a service on a network. The method includes the following steps: (a) requesting, on a router, executable instructions from a remote server, the executable instructions specifying how the router is to operate to provide a service requested for a user of the network;... Level 3 Communications Llc

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07/27/17 / #20170214722

System health and integration monitoring system

A method and system for monitoring the system health and/or integration of networks of a collaboration conferencing system of a telecommunications network is provided. In particular, a monitor system is provided that is associated with a telecommunications network to automate connection to a collaboration conferencing bridge that utilizes a plurality... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206483

Workflow storage, processing, management, and task creation system

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to systems and methods for enabling users to define a workflow, or a set of workflows within an enterprise computing architecture, or enterprise system deployed over a communications network. The workflow may be encapsulated into a standardized data object and transmitted to one or... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170207951

System and automatically repairing a network element

Systems, methods, and non-computer-readable storage media for repairing a Network Element (NE) to transport data within a network. When a NE on the network encounters an error, such as a port not receiving data, that NE will issue an alarm. Unlike previous mechanisms for resolving the alarm, systems configured according... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170207959

System and automatic transport connection of a network element

Systems and methods are provided for configuring a Network Element (NE) to transport data within a network. A system configured accordingly may include a Transport Automation Tool (TAT) which can initiate, at a server on a network, a communication channel with a NE on the network. The TAT can determine... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/20/17 / #20170207972

System and commissioning a network element

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media which have instructions stored for execution on a processor, for automating the commissioning of a transport network element within a network. A system configured according to this disclosure can be an Automated Commissioning Tool which can initiate communications with a network element on... Level 3 Communications Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195376

System and integrating voip client for conferencing

Aspects of the present disclosure disclose system, apparatus and methods for providing an integrated web conferencing. In various aspects, the disclosure is directed to integrating a VoIP client for audio conferencing with a web client. In particular, the system provides for integrating a web portion of a web conference with... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170185616

System and storing content on a content delivery network

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for grouping a plurality of content files in content delivery network (CDN) for easier storage and access. In one embodiment, the CDN may store related files in one or more container files within the CDN to... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187549

System and routing calls associated with private dialing plans

A method for routing a call associated with a private dialing plan includes receiving a call directed to a destination endpoint associated with a private dialing plan (PDP), receiving an internal egress path identifier associated with the destination endpoint, and routing the call to an egress path identified by the... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187599

Determining feasibility of a network service using a ring analysis

A mesh network (such as a mesh Ethernet network) is subdivided into rings. For each ring, a network utilization is assessed in both the clockwise and counter-clockwise directions around the ring. A user requests a particular network service. The network rings that would be utilized by the network service are... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187611

Dynamically optimizing content delivery using manifest chunking

Implementations described and claimed herein provide a system and methods for dynamic re-localization and manifest chunking in a content delivery network. In one implementation, one or more stimuli corresponding to a connection to deliver content from a content source over a network to a user device along a network path... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187617

Redirecting network traffic based on content

A rule indicates that data having particular characteristics be automatically routed to a particular destination. When software on a switching device detects a new data stream, it is analyzed to determine whether it has characteristics specified by the rule. If it does, the packet is encapsulated with a special tag,... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187821

Extending caching network functionality to an existing streaming media server

A content delivery network (CDN) includes multiple cluster sites, including sites with streaming media servers, caching servers and storage devices accessible to the caching servers for storing streaming content. Interface software is configured to initiate retrieval, by a caching server, of electronic streaming resources from the one or more storage... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170187887

Telecommunication price-based routing apparatus, system and method

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to telecommunications networks, processing and routing calls between networks, a computing system and methodologies for optimizing pricing particularly in situations with massive amounts of data, processing call volume data, deseasonalizing data, minutes of use data, establishing and distributing pricing data for use in routing... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/29/17 / #20170188487

Exhaust air ducting system

A system of thermally managing network equipment including a rack housing a network equipment element, an intake coupling including one or more vanes and an exhaust port, a duct, and a rack coupling mechanism configured to adjustably position the intake coupling relative to the rack. The intake coupling is configured... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/22/17 / #20170180199

System and network provisioning

Implementations described and claimed herein provided for a system for provisioning network resources. The system includes a network provisioning abstraction layer having an application interface for receiving network provisioning requests from applications and determine provisioning instructions for fulfilling the requests. Each of the received provisioning instructions is queued in a... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/22/17 / #20170180431

Central conferencing routing server

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for a conferencing routing service for managing and routing collaboration participants.... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/15/17 / #20170171397

System and monitoring communications in a network

Methods and systems are described for monitoring communications in a packet-switched network. More specifically, the system initiates a communication between a network endpoint associated with a call mediator and at least a second network endpoint; records, at the call mediator, information associated with the communication; and upon termination of the... Level 3 Communications Llc

06/08/17 / #20170163755

Content request routing and load balancing for content distribution networks

A content distribution mechanism that distributes content of a content provider at various sites across a network and selects the site that is nearest a content requestor using an anycast address that resides at each of the sites. The sites are configured as nodes (or clusters) and each node includes... Level 3 Communications Llc

05/25/17 / #20170149649

Multi-router igp fate sharing

A method for routing communication traffic in a network includes detecting that a link in a parallel link configuration has failed and, in response, adjusting one or more metrics associated with other links in the parallel link configuration to indicate that none of the links in the parallel configuration are... Level 3 Communications Llc

05/25/17 / #20170150238

Automatic termination path configuration

There is provided herein a system and method for automatic configuration of data routings for use with electronic data such as phone calls, faxes, etc. In the preferred embodiment, when more than one carrier might potentially terminate the transmission, the carriers are ordered based on some screening criterion (e.g., transmission... Level 3 Communications Llc

05/18/17 / #20170139727

Communication node upgrade a communication network

According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a communication node upgrade system includes a computer-based set of instructions that are executed to identify an existing virtual machine (VM) to be upgraded, obtain upgraded software for the existing VM, create a new VM in a virtualized computing environment using the... Level 3 Communications Llc

05/18/17 / #20170141970

Service activation system

Aspects of the present disclosure include an activation, consolidation, and transformation system (ACT) for a telecommunications network. A request is received to provision one or more devices in a network and includes a key and key value. The request is routed to a data source associated with the key or... Level 3 Communications Llc

05/18/17 / #20170142261

Method and system for dynamic trunk group based call routing

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems and methods for providing routing of a communication received at a telecommunications network based on a unique identifier. In particular, a telecommunications network may route one or more communications based on a dynamically updated trunk group identifier associated with an egress user. Thus,... Level 3 Communications Llc








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