CommVault Assigned Patent

Performing storage operations in computer network
By Jean-Jacques Maleval on 2013.03.28

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CommVault Systems, Inc., Oceanport, NJ, has been assigned a patent (8,364,914) developed by six co-inventors for "systems and methods for performing storage operations in a computer network."

The co-inventors are Rajiv Kottomtharayil, Parag Gokhale, Ocean Township, NJ, Anand Prahlad, East Brunswick, NJ, Manoj Kumar Vijayan Retnamma, Marlboro, NJ, David Ngo, Shrewsbury, NJ, and Varghese Devassy, Winnipeg, Canada.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Methods and systems are described for performing storage operations on electronic data in a network. In response to the initiation of a storage operation and according to a first set of selection logic, a media management component is selected to manage the storage operation. In response to the initiation of a storage operation and according to a second set of selection logic, a network storage device to associate with the storage operation. The selected media management component and the selected network storage device perform the storage operation on the electronic data."

The patent application was filed on May 7, 2012 (13/465,890).

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CommVault Assigned Patent

Allocating control of storage media in network environment
By Jean-Jacques Maleval on 2012.12.05

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CommVault Systems, Inc., Oceanport, NJ, has been assigned a patent (8,291,177) developed by Varghese Devassy, Winnipeg, Canada, Rajiv Kottomtharayil, Oceanport, NJ, and Manoj Kumar Vijayan Retnamma, Marlboro, NJ, for "systems and methods for allocating control of storage media in a network environment."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method for dynamically allocating control of a storage device, the method comprising receiving an access request from a first computer requesting access to a storage device; directing, based upon the access request, a first storage controller computer to assume an inactive state with respect to control of the storage device; and directing, based upon the access request, a second storage controller computer to assume an active state with respect to control of the storage device."

The patent application was filed on Oct. 13, 2011 (13/272,706).

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