07343453 is referenced by 220 patents and cites 86 patents.

The present invention provides systems and methods for data storage. A hierarchical storage management architecture is presented to facilitate data management. The disclosed system provides methods for evaluating the state of stored data relative to enterprise needs by using weighted parameters that may be user defined. Also disclosed are systems and methods evaluating costing and risk management associated with stored data.

Title
Hierarchical systems and methods for providing a unified view of storage information
Application Number
11/120619
Publication Number
7343453 (B2)
Application Date
May 2, 2005
Publication Date
March 11, 2008
Inventor
Jeremy Schwartz
Red Bank
NJ, US
Andreas May
Marlboro
NJ, US
Alan G Bunte
Monmouth Beach
NJ, US
Norman R Lunde
Middletown
NJ, US
Andre Duque Madeira
Laurence Harbor
NJ, US
Srinivas Kavuri
South Plainfield
NJ, US
Anand Prahlad
East Brunswick
NJ, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
CommVault Systems
NJ, US
IPC
G06F 12/08
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