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GlobalFoundries Assigned Six Patents
Controlling storage in arrays, magnetic memory device and method of forming thereof, memory cell with decoupled channels, allocating resource of storage device to storage optimization operation, controlling redundancy parity encoding amount based on de-dupe indications of activity, mapping source workload pattern for source storage system to target workload pattern for target storage system
2016.07.20 | In Brief
eBook: « BC: The MSP’s Guide to Backup and DR »
By Continuum
2016.07.19 | Press Release
HGST/WD Assigned Twelve Patents
Using stripes for recovering data in flash system, acoustically secure phase change memory devices, enhanced data verify in arrays, spacing measurement improvement in presence of track mis-registration, transferring storage resources between snapshot storage pools and volume storage pools in distributed network, operating resistive array, peak power efficient storage drives, performing direct memory access at predetermined address in flash storage, reducing adjacent track interference effects in storage system, providing wear leveling in SSD, improving performance and storage density in storage device, enhanced data recovery from storage devices
2016.07.19 | In Brief
Western Digital Assigned Eight Patents
Storage device employing differential write data signal and differential write pattern signal, characterizing geometry of magnetic transitions, disk defect management, read heads with multi-layer AFM layer, HDD measuring stroke difference between heads by detecting difference between ramp contact, spin torque oscillator for microwave assisted magnetic recording with increased damping, dynamic scaling of LDPC decoder in SSD
2016.07.18 | Press Release
Dell Assigned Eight Patents
Automatic failure recovery using snapshots and replicas, scalable storage management, redundant storage enclosure processor implementation for use in SCSI/SAS, environment, preventing damage to storage devices within storage system due to movement of storage system, preventing I/O performance decrease after disk failure in distributed file system, dynamic optimization of flash cache in storage devices, modular dense storage array, SAN vulnerability assessment tool
2016.07.15 | In Brief
SNIA Launching SFF Technology Affiliate Technical Work Group
Transitioning SFF Committee and being first technology affiliate membership community
2016.07.06 | Press Release
Cloudian, Dentsu and QCT Launch Smart Data-Driven Advertising Model in Japan
With learning capabilities to analyze traffic volumes and enable targeted roadside advertising
2016.06.27 | Press Release
Spectra Logic CEO Publishes Book
Society's Genome: Genetic Diversity's Role in Digital Preservation
2016.06.27 | Press Release
150 Attendees and 22 Vendors at Flash Forward Event in UK Last Week
Event planned also in Germany next year
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2016.06.21 | News
Sony Assigned Forty-Two Patents
Drive control, storage element, storage apparatus, and magnetic head, memory element and apparatus with plurality of magnetic layers and oxide layer, memory device, recording apparatus, cache memory and method of controlling cache memory, magnetic memory element and memory apparatus having multiple magnetization directions, recording apparatus, server apparatus, recording method, program and storage medium, adapter for recording medium, storage element, memory and electronic apparatus, storage element and storage device, memory device and access method, barium ferrite magnetic storage media, recording apparatus, recording method, and pattern forming medium, recording layer, information recording medium, optical disc, computer-readable storage medium, magnetic recording medium, information storage medium, non-volatile memory, recording/transferring, nonvolatile cache memory, reproducing apparatus, memory access control circuit, storage control apparatus, memory element and memory device with ion source layer and resistance change layer
2016.06.14 | In Brief
QLogic Assigned Nine Patents
Intelligent adapter, managing networks, improved caching in virtualized environment, intelligent adapter for maintaining cache coherency, data migration, communication with peripheral devices, read ahead operation using intelligent storage adapter, smoothing FIFO, network devices having configurable receive packet queues
2016.06.06 | In Brief
Lenovo Assigned Eleven Patents
RAID 1 mirror meshed into co-existing RAID 5 parity stream, drive tray, merging external NVRAM with full disk encryption, control of media on remote device, operating memory management controller, nonvolatile random access memory use, operating memory management controller, dynamic use of RAID levels responsive to predicted failure of data storage device, dual side staggered surface mount dual in-line memory module, asynchronous data mirroring in memory controller
2016.05.31 | In Brief
Oracle Assigned Twenty-Three Patents
Tape head with thin tape bearing surface coating, supporting efficient buffer usage with single external memory interface, diffractive imaging of groove structures on optical tape, mirroring, in memory, data from disk to improve query performance, simulated failover testing, circuit for glitch reduction in memory read latch circuit, tape head surface with non-uniform cross-width edge profiles, steering DMA write requests to cache memory, Z-drive shipping lock for storage library robotic assembly, rotatable recording head actuator for correcting angular error in tape drives, connector retention and alignment assembly for use in computer and data storage mounting racks, queue descriptor cache management for host channel adapter, optical tape pick up unit with holographic optical element, concurrent access for hierarchical data storage, efficient memory region deallocation, computer readable media for predicting overload conditions using load information, runtime memory throttling, detection of logical corruption in persistent storage and automatic recovery therefrom, maintaining column vectors of relational data within volatile memory, high speed read access memory array with variation tolerant bypass scheme with protection circuit, hardware assisted object memory migration, target and initiator mode configuration of tape drives for data transfer between source and destination tape drives, on-chip completion cache for optimized completion building
2016.05.30 | In Brief
Quantum Assigned Two Patents
Media allocation in partitioned removable media storage library, combined asynchronous and synchronous fountain code storage in object store
2016.05.26 | In Brief
Ten Companies Visited by 19th IT Press Tour
Cloudian, Datrium, E8 Storage, Hedvig, Kaminario, OpenIO, Portworx, SpringPath, Sysdig, Versity
2016.05.24 | Press Release
Huawei Assigned Two Patents
Source storage device sending data to backup storage device for storage, write operation method and device for phase change memory
2016.05.24 | In Brief
Six-State Magnetic Memory
By researchers Yevgeniy Telepinsky et al., from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and New York University in USA
2016.05.19 | In Brief
Dropbox Assigned Three Patents
Preserving content item collection data across interfaces, application programming interfaces for data synchronization with online storage systems, content item templates
2016.04.29 | In Brief
Huawei Assigned Four Patents
Hash table storage and search methods and devices, controller for managing array, recovering erroneous data, backing up method, device, and system for VM
2016.04.22 | In Brief
JMR: Line of Thunderbolt, File transfer, NAS, and Mac Pro Accessories
Demonstrated at NAB
2016.04.21 | Press Release
ZTE Assigned Two Patents
Serving node for backup and restoration, identifying storage device
2016.04.19 | In Brief
IBM Assigned Thirty Five Patents
Determining server write activity levels to use to adjust write cache size, ensuring health and compliance of devices, junction field-effect quantum dot memory switch, junction field-effect floating gate quantum dot memory switch, multi-user universal serial bus (USB) key with customizable file sharing permissions, multi-user universal serial bus USB) key with customizable file sharing permissions, disk image introspection for storage systems, quasi disk drive for testing disk interface performance, maximizing use of storage in data replication environment, maximizing use of storage in data replication environment, substitution of target volume of secondary storage controller, recovery of storage device in redundant array of independent disk or raid-like array, responding to maintenance free storage container security threat, dispersed storage network file system directory, file load times with dynamic storage usage, storage management system for preserving consistency of remote copy data, dynamic gain control for use with adaptive equalizers, optimizing storage allocation in virtual desktop environment, list range operation dispersed storage network frame, substitution of target volume of secondary storage controller, consistent data retrieval in multi-site computing infrastructure, dispersed storage unit and methods with metadata separation for use in dispersed storage system, Initializing memory system, identifying redundant data for disk image streaming, renderable content partitioning and portability, computer system for manufacturing physical medium configured to store data, encrypting and decrypting virtual disc, dynamic reconfiguration of storage system, storage management system for preserving consistency of remote copy data, caching rebuilt encoded data slices in dispersed storage network, storage and retrieval of dispersed storage network access information, enhanced reliability in deduplication technology over storage clouds, identifying redundant data for disk image streaming
2016.04.18 | In Brief
R&D: University of Washington Team With Microsoft Stores Digital Images in DNA and Retrieves Them Perfectly
Complete systems to encode, store and retrieve digital data using DNA molecules
2016.04.14 | In Brief
Technicolor Stores Hollywood History in Bottle
Containing few droplets of water - and one million copies of old movie encoded into DNA
2016.04.13 | In Brief
Concurrent Ventures Assigned Patent
Monitoring, controlling and improving storage media system performance
2016.04.01 | In Brief
McAfee Assigned Two Patents
Wireless storage device, securing memory and storage of electronic device with below-operating system security agent
2016.03.29 | In Brief
R&D: Nucleic Acid Memory
DNA surpasses information density and energy of operation offered by flash memory.
2016.03.25 | In Brief
Imation Assigned Three Patents
Logical-to-physical address translation for removable storage device, portable desktop device and method of host computer system hardware recognition and configuration, authentication system and method
2016.03.24 | In Brief
Joint Collaboration Between Seagate and Photonics Electronics Technology Research Association in Japan
To develop advanced optical interconnects for future exascale data centres
2016.03.23 | Press Release
Lenovo Assigned Patent
File transfer applications
2016.03.22 | In Brief
Cisco Assigned Two Patents
Multi-fabric SAN based data migration, rule-based virtual address translation for accessing data
2016.03.18 | In Brief
R&D: Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and MIT Achieve Controlled Movement of Skyrmions
Basis for utilization of skyrmions for application-related systems/magnetic vortices as data storage media of future
2016.03.17 | In Brief
GlobalFoundries Assigned Seven Patents
Implementing reinforcement learning based flash control, backward compatible head for quasi-static tilted reading and/or recording, mechanism of supporting sub-communicator collectives, enhanced data caching and takeover of non-owned storage devices, synchronous mode replication to multiple clusters, optimizing storage utilization by modifying logical volume offset, resistive non-volatile memory
2016.03.16 | In Brief
Nutanix Assigned Three Patents
For virtualization environment: handling ownership transfer, architecture for managing I/O and storage, metadata for managing I/O and storage
2016.03.15 | In Brief
QLogic Assigned Five Patents
Communication between computing system and device, data integrity, intelligent storage adapter for SAN and local storage access, high speed multiple buffer allocation, remote cache direct data placement
2016.03.14 | In Brief
Nintendo Assigned Two Patents
Storage medium having stored thereon image display program, computer-readable storage medium recording information processing program
2016.03.14 | In Brief
Ennovar Institute at Wichita State University Institute Gains Partner for Students
IBM partnert Re-Store, focused on big storage solution
2016.03.07 | Press Release
NEC Assigned Two Patents
Device, preventing information leakage, information processing devices, and recording medium with regard to distributed file system
2016.03.04 | Press Release
Gula Consulting Assigned Patent
Assembly formed of nanotube arrays containing magnetic nanoparticles
2016.03.01 | In Brief
New SNIA Storage Foundations Certification Exam
Available at all Prometric testing centers
2016.02.23 | Press Release
Databarracks Develops Free BC Testing Tool for SMEs
Service provider tackles UK organization’s DR shortcomings.
2016.02.22 | Press Release
Dell Assigned Twenty One Patents
Full volume encryption devices in client hosted virtualization system, datastore for non-overwriting storage devices, information handling system swappable boot storage device, write spike performance enhancement in hybrid systems, supplemental storage tray for increasing capacity within information handling system, storage and retrieval of neighboring switch tokens, pro-active MPIO based rate limiting to avoid iSCSI network congestion/incast for clustered storage systems, storage device security system, intercept of UEFI block I/O protocol services for BIOS based HDD encryption support, storage optimization manager, restoring temporal locality in global and local de-dupe storage systems, network switching system using software-defined networking applications, user configuration of device names, mirroring virtual functions in chassis configured to receive plurality of modular information handling systems and plurality of modular information handling resources, accessing storage resources, storage device carrier system, thermal control of storage enclosure, dynamically detecting storage drive type, automatic failure recovery using snapshots and replicas, create resilient site master-key for automated access, backup objects on object storage platform
2016.02.15 | In Brief
Avago Assigned Six Patents
Leased lock in active-active high availability DAS systems, detecting media flaws, I/O request shipping in storage system with multiple storage, update systems responsive to ongoing processing at storage system, multi-head balancing in storage device, fault detection and identification in multi-initiator system
2016.02.12 | In Brief
Fujitsu Assigned Seventeen Patents
Storage device, connection device, and storage control, storage system and controlling storage system, control method and system, storage pool-type storage system, storage device, computer-readable recording medium, storage apparatus, controller module, file management , file management system, storage device, error processing, recording medium storing recovery program, library, information storage device, storage system and method for controlling storage system, power consumption control on identified unused storage unit, data managing method, and recording medium of program, data storage apparatus and method for storing data, storage-medium diagnosis device, virtual tape device and control method of virtual tape device
2016.02.11 | In Brief
Crossroads Announces Decisions in Inter Partes Review Proceedings Challenges
Concerning storage router and method for providing virtual local storage patents
2016.02.05 | Press Release
Flash Forward, New Conference and Expo on Flash and SSD
On June 14 in London, UK
2016.02.04 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Sony Assigned Eleven Patents
Storage control, storage controlling, magnetic storage element and magnetic memory, storage cell, storage device, and magnetic head, storage device and system, storage device and system Storage control, storage element and memory, selecting region of nonvolatile memory, security chip, non-volatile memory system with power reduction mechanism, storage control device
2016.02.04 | In Brief
DriveSavers Offers Data Recovery Relief to East Coast Victims of Record-Breaking Blizzard
$300 off services to aid those affected by winter storm Jonas
2016.02.02 | Press Release
Cisco Assigned Ten Patents
Compute and storage provisioning in cloud environment, SAN, in-band LUN provisioning in data center network environment, scaling number of virtual links in FC forwarder device, increasing IP6 version host table scalability in top of rack switches for data center deployments, data processing using compression, linked lists and de-dupe techniques, secure escrow and recovery of media device content keys, encryption key management for SAN devices, mirroring mechanisms for SANs and network based virtualization, distribution of SAN encryption keys across data center
2016.02.02 | In Brief
New State of Matter Holds Promise for Ultracompact Storage and Processing
According to team of scientists at Berkeley
2016.02.01 | Press Release