WO/2001/061507 is referenced by 2 patents.
A data storage system (215) including at least one network-accessible storage device (215) capable of storing data. A plurality of network-accessible devices (215) are configured to implement storage management processes. A communication system (213 and 214) enables the storage management processes to communicate with each other. The storage management processes comprise processes for storing data on the at least one network-accessible device.