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An encrypted file storage solution consists of a cluster of processing nodes, external data storage, and a software agent (the “File System Watcher”), which is installed on the application servers. Cluster sizes of one node up to many hundreds of nodes are possible. There are also remote “Key Servers” which provide various services to one or more clusters. The preceding describes a preferred embodiment, though in some cases it may be desirable to “collapse” some of the functionality into a smaller number of hardware devices, typically trading off cost versus security and fault-tolerance.

Title
Data archiving system
Application Number
11/463461
Publication Number
7801871 (B2)
Application Date
August 9, 2006
Publication Date
September 21, 2010
Inventor
Thomas F Gosnell
Hudson
CA
Agent
Borden Ladner Gervais
L Anne Kineman
Assignee
Nexsan Technologies Canada
CA
IPC
G06F 7/00
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