Power management system for UPS attached to external devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7350088
APP PUB NO 20060206741A1
SERIAL NO

11075409

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Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with power management are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) manager logic configured to determine a power status of one or more UPS devices attached to one or more external peripheral devices. The UPS manager logic can be configured to notify an appropriate operating system of a power loss to a selected external device.

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Patent Owner(s)

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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LPHOUSTON, TX8793

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Allison, Michael S Fort Collins, CO 25 373
Cross, Edward A Fort Collins, CO 11 155
Hover, John W Fort Collins, CO 2 12
Winick, Bradley D Fort Collins, CO 18 258

Cited Art Landscape

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HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (1)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (2)
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POWERWARE CORPORATION (2)
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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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GATEWAY, INC. (1)
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ABB INC. (1)
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ISA CO., LTD. (1)
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* Cited By Examiner

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (2)
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SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY LLC (1)
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