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Santosh C Lolayekar, Yu Ping Cheng, Enyew Tan: Enforcing quality of service in a storage network. William J Harmon Iii Esq, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & Deniro, April 24, 2003: US20030079019-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A system in accordance with an embodiment of the invention provides Quality of Service (QoS) for Storage Access. Such QoS is partially enabled in one embodiment by the automatic pooling of storage devices and provisioning virtual targets from those pools. QoS is enforced in one embodiment by keeping ...


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Andrew G Butler, Christopher A Tacklind, Lance Reisman, Aragon Burlingham, Daniel T Adams, Eugene F Duval, William A Scott, Rick Feffer, Jonathan Carver: Detecting tool orientation, alignment, depth, and leveling. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, November 7, 2002: US20020162978-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A tool is employed in conjunction with alignment, depth, and level detectors. The tool can use all or some of these detectors. The alignment detector provides an orthogonal laser line grid on an incident surface when the detector has a predefined relationship with the surface. The depth detector emi ...


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Lolayekar Santosh C, Cheng Yu Ping: Serverless storage services. Maranti Networks, WILLIAM J Harmon III, April 3, 2003: WO/2003/027866 (1 worldwide citation)

A storage switch in accordance with an embodiment of the invention is a highly scalable switch that allows the creation of a SAN that is easy to deploy and that can be centrally managed. Moreover, such a storage switch also allows the deployment of a global infrastructure, allowing the resources of ...


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Christopher Andrew Tacklind: Method and apparatus for securing and aligning bubble vials. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, November 29, 2001: US20010045020-A1

An apparatus and method for securing and aligning level indicators such as bubble vials includes the use of a spring structure with a screw adjuster. In some embodiments, multiple spring structures are positioned perpendicular to one another to allow precise adjustment in different planes. The sprin ...


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Robert Lewis, Chad Thompson, George Varian: Distance measurement device. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, April 22, 2004: US20040075823-A1

Technology is disclosed for measuring distances. A measurement device emits a beam that reflects on the surface of an object. The measurement device determines the distance to the object, based on the time of flight of the beam from transmission to capture by the measurement device. The measurement ...


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Robert Lewis, Chad Thompson, George Varian: Distance measurement device with short distance optics. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, April 15, 2004: US20040070745-A1

Technology is disclosed for measuring distances. A measurement device emits a beam that reflects on the surface of an object. The measurement device determines the distance to the object, based on the time of flight of the beam from transmission to capture by the measurement device. The measurement ...


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Robert Lewis, Chad Thompson, George Varian: Constructing a waveform from multiple threshold samples. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, April 15, 2004: US20040070746-A1

Technology is disclosed for measuring distances. A measurement device emits a beam that reflects on the surface of an object. The measurement device determines the distance to the object, based on the time of flight of the beam from transmission to capture by the measurement device. The measurement ...


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Thomas A Berson, Stephen M Rudy: Secure authentication of users via intermediate parties. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, July 4, 2002: US20020087866-A1

An intermediate system provides remote clients with access to a primary system, such as a server. The intermediate system creates and stores a log-in record for each client. The log-in record contains an encrypted primary system client identifier (PSCI). The PSCI contains authentication information ...


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Michael N Obeso, Scott Lane: Message server. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, November 20, 2003: US20030215084-A1

A message server makes an automated dialing service available to remote client systems. The message server receives calling information from remote client systems through a network connection—identifying a set of telephone numbers, corresponding names, and a campaign identifier in one embodiment. Th ...


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Christopher A Tacklind, Aragon Burlingham, Daniel T Adams, Mark Diel, Zinovy Dolgonosov, Brian Lamb, Jean Pierre Krauer, Helen D Shaughnessy, Ed West, Leung Wing Fai, Derek Tong Kai Chun, Yung Wai Lam, Fong Ming, Kwan Yat Shan, Chan Wing Keung, Lam Wing Cheung: Alignment device. William J Harmon III, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon DeNiro, June 12, 2003: US20030106226-A1

An alignment device provides one or more references, such as laser lines and planes in horizontal and vertical orientations. One version of the alignment device includes an optics mounting assembly situated in a pivot socket on a frame to provide an output beam. A spring system and one or more align ...