Patent Number: 7,822,849

Title: Apparatus and method for measuring and using response to SNMP requests to provide real-time network parameter estimates in a network management zone

Abstract: Method creates Real-Time Estimates (RTE) of network parameters for responsive resources of a network management zone (NMZ) by sending requests in a management protocol and uses those real-time estimates to present a resource map of the NMZ, possibly altering a responsive resource, possibly posting a service schedule request. The invention includes implementation mechanisms and installation packages. The RTE of network parameter is a product of the process. Constructing a quality of service measure from RTE of at least two network parameters. Quality of service measure as a product of the process. The quality of service measure may include or be the Mean Opinion Score.

Inventors: Titus; Timothy G. (Sunnyvale, CA)

Assignee: Path Solutions, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00