High performance file fragment cache

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8078686
APP PUB NO 20070124350A1
SERIAL NO

11535439

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A system, method, and computer program for caching a plurality of file fragments to improve file transfer performance, comprising the steps of exposing at least one file fragment of a computer file as a primary object to an application; caching said at least one file fragment at a plurality of points in a network system, wherein said at least one file fragment remains unchanged; and managing said at least one non-changing file fragment throughout said network system at a plurality of cache points and appropriate means and computer-readable instructions.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SIEMENS PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INC.PLANO, TX184

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boydstun, Louis Milford, US 3 5
Sjoblom, Erik Clinton Township, US 2 20

Cited Art Landscape

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
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VMWARE, INC. (1)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (1)
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B-OBVIOUS LTD. (1)
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SIEMENS PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INC. (1)
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AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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F5 NETWORKS, INC. (1)
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NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. (1)
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TREEV, LLC (1)
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AT&T CORP. (1)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED (2)
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