09305007 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 5 patents.

A first computer system identifies deduplication metadata for files. The deduplication metadata includes block level information for the files. The first computer system determines relationships that are associated with the files based on the block level information and sends relationship data that describes the relationships that are associated with the files to a second computer system via a network.

Title
Discovering relationships using deduplication metadata to provide a value-added service
Application Number
13/763268
Publication Number
9305007 (B1)
Application Date
February 8, 2013
Publication Date
April 5, 2016
Inventor
Sharada Sundaram
Mountain View
CA, US
Petros Efstathopoulos
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
William Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Assignee
Symantec Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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