Confidence based network management
Originating portfolio: ALU
Estimated expiration: 2033-May-08
Potentially relevant companies (3): Cisco Systems, Inc., Citigroup Inc., Juniper Networks Inc.
Products & technologies (2): Network:Management, QOS - Quality of Service
A method, apparatus, and machine readable storage medium is disclosed for managing a communication network wherein statistics are collected and next expected values for the statistics are calculated based on batch mean and confidence interval calculations and an alarm is raised if the next expected value exceeds a threshold.
1. A method performed by a network management system of managing a network, said method comprising the steps of:
collecting a statistic;
calculating a batch mean for changes in said statistic;
calculating a confidence interval for said statistic;
calculating a next expected value for said statistic; and
raising an alarm if said next expected value exceeds a predefined threshold.
Interested in licensing a slice of this patent? Contact us to take the next step, or read about our method to understand the logistics.