07574496 is referenced by 81 patents and cites 27 patents.

A server cloud manager (SCM) for controlling logical servers and physical resources that form a virtualized logical server cloud. The SCM includes multiple core components and one or more interface components. The core components serve as a shared foundation to collectively manage events, validate and authorize server cloud users and agents, enforce predetermined requirements and rules and store operation data. The one or more interface components enable communication with external entities and includes an SCM proxy manager that enables communication with one or more SCMs of other server clouds. A server cloud system including a first server cloud that includes a first server cloud manager (SCM) and a first logical server, and a second server cloud that includes a second SCM. The first and second SCMs are configured to cooperate to manage operation of the first logical server.

Title
Virtual server cloud interfacing
Application Number
10/124195
Publication Number
7574496 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2002
Publication Date
August 11, 2009
Inventor
Robert A Hirschfeld
Metairie
LA, US
Dave D McCrory
Destrehan
LA, US
Agent
Gary R Stanford
Assignee
Surgient
TX, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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