Patent Number: 8,792,366

Title: Network packet latency measurement

Abstract: A solution for network packet latency measurement includes, at a network device having a memory, storing a first time value indicating when an ingress port of the network device received a packet. The solution also includes storing a second time value indicating when an egress port of the network device received the packet for transmission towards another network device. The solution also includes storing a difference between the first time value and the second time value.

Inventors: Terry; John Michael (San Jose, CA), Cheung; Wing (Fremont, CA), Varanasi; Surya Prakash (Dublin, CA)

Assignee: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/26 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018