Method and system for grouping clients of a storage area network according to priorities for bandwidth allocation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7586944
APP PUB NO 20040042489A1
SERIAL NO

10233230

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A method for managing bandwidth allocation in a storage area network includes preparing a policy that defines access parameters for two or more groups of client devices that are grouped according to priority in accessing network resources.

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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LPHOUSTON, TX8793

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ackerman, Martin L Boise , US 3 47
Lutz, Michael Eugene Boise , US 1 25
Messick, Randall E Boise , US 6 68
Peterson, Richard L Boise , US 31 581

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Telsima Inc. (1)
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TERADATA US, INC. (1)
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DELL PRODUCTS L.P. (1)
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