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Title: Routing of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths

Abstract

The present disclosure pertains to systems and methods to identify high-priority traffic within a software defined network (“SDN”) and to route such traffic through physically distinct communication paths. Such routing may help to reduce network congestion faced by high-priority traffic and increase the reliability of transmission of such data. Certain embodiments may further be configured to generate a failover communication path that is physically distinct from a primary communication path. Still further, certain embodiments may be configured to suggest enhancements to a network that may improve a reliability criterion.

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Research Org.:
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Pullman, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1532043
Patent Number(s):
9866483
Application Number:
14/803,706
Assignee:
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (Pullman, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H04 - ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04L - TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y04 - INFORMATION OR COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES HAVING AN IMPACT ON OTHER TECHNOLOGY AREAS Y04S - SYSTEMS INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO POWER NETWORK OPERATION, COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR IMPROVING THE ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION, MANAGEMENT OR USAGE, i.e. SMART GRIDS
DOE Contract Number:  
OE0000678
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015-07-20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Smith, Rhett, Berner, Marc Ryan, Powers, Josh, Buehler, David M., and Dearien, Jason A. Routing of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Smith, Rhett, Berner, Marc Ryan, Powers, Josh, Buehler, David M., & Dearien, Jason A. Routing of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths. United States.
Smith, Rhett, Berner, Marc Ryan, Powers, Josh, Buehler, David M., and Dearien, Jason A. Tue . "Routing of traffic in network through automatically generated and physically distinct communication paths". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532043.
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