06859882 is referenced by 176 patents and cites 54 patents.

Network architecture, computer system and/or server, circuit, device, apparatus, method, and computer program and control mechanism for managing power consumption and workload in computer system and data and information servers. Further provides power and energy consumption and workload management and control systems and architectures for high-density and modular multi-server computer systems that maintain performance while conserving energy and method for power management and workload management. Dynamic server power management and optional dynamic workload management for multi-server environments is provided by aspects of the invention. Modular network devices and integrated server system, including modular servers, management units, switches and switching fabrics, modular power supplies and modular fans and a special backplane architecture are provided as well as dynamically reconfigurable multi-purpose modules and servers. Backplane architecture, structure, and method that has no active components and separate power supply lines and protection to provide high reliability in server environment.

Title
System, method, and architecture for dynamic server power management and dynamic workload management for multi-server environment
Application Number
9/860302
Publication Number
6859882 (B2)
Application Date
May 18, 2001
Publication Date
February 22, 2005
Inventor
Henry T Fung
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
R Michael Ananian
Assignee
Amphus
CA, US
IPC
G06F 011/34
G06F 001/26
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