08700561 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 395 patents.

A method is provided in one example and includes receiving first sets of metadata elements representing an inventory of objects in a data storage location of a network environment and presenting an inventory view of the objects to a user. The inventory view includes a first summary of the inventory objects. The method further includes receiving a request from the user to manipulate the inventory view based on a first selected dimension group and presenting to the user a manipulated inventory view that includes a second summary of a first subset of the inventory objects. In more specific embodiments, the method includes receiving a request from the user to perform a protection task on objects of the first subset and initiating the protection task. The protection task includes one of applying a remediation policy to the objects of the first subset and registering the objects of the first subset.

Title
System and method for providing data protection workflows in a network environment
Application Number
13/338159
Publication Number
8700561 (B2)
Application Date
December 27, 2011
Publication Date
April 15, 2014
Inventor
Avinash Vishnu Pawar
Pune
IN
Rajaram V Nanganure
Santa Clara
CA, US
Damodar K Hegde
Cupertino
CA, US
Ankit R Jain
Indore
IN
Sujata Patel
Pune
IN
Nitin Maini
Pune
IN
Bimalesh Jha
Pune
IN
Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Patent Capital Group
Assignee
McAfee
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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