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Michael L Trompower, Douglas A Smith, Philip H Belanger, Andrew J Spry, Nainesh P Shah: Cellular system hand-off protocol. Cisco Systems, Arter & Hadden, October 24, 2000: US06138019 (116 worldwide citation)

A cellular communication system hand-off protocol which helps minimize down time associated with a mobile device roaming among different cells in which different cells employ different communication channels (e.g., different frequency hopping sequences). In a preferred embodiment, each base station ...


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William P Delaney, Gerald J Fredin, Andrew J Spry: Context-based failover architecture for redundant servers. LSI Logic Corporation, November 30, 1999: US05996086 (104 worldwide citation)

In a redundant server network system, failover services for a failed server are provided by a survivor server belonging to a common failover group. At startup of a local server process running on the survivor server, a context is created for the local server and for each remote server belonging to t ...


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Michael L Trompower, Douglas A Smith, Philip H Belanger, Andrew J Spry, Nainesh P Shah: Cellular system hand-off protocol. Aironet Wireless Communications, Arter & Hadden, July 11, 2000: US06088591 (96 worldwide citation)

A cellular communication system hand-off protocol which helps minimize down time associated with a mobile device roaming among different cells in which different cells employ different communication channels (e.g., different frequency hopping sequences). In a preferred embodiment, each base station ...


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Andrew J Spry, Kevin Kidney: System and method for optimizing redundancy restoration in distributed data layout environments. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz pc llo, December 25, 2012: US08341457 (62 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a system and a method for optimizing redundancy restoration in distributed data layout environments. The system may include a plurality of storage devices configured for providing data storage. The system may include a prioritization module communicatively coupl ...


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Andrew J Spry: Method and apparatus for supporting legacy mode fail-over driver with iSCSI network entity including multiple redundant controllers. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz PC LLO, August 14, 2007: US07257730 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a method and apparatus for supporting legacy mode fail-over drivers with an iSCSI network entity including multiple redundant controllers. In an exemplary aspect of the present invention, to support legacy mode fail-over drivers with an iSCSI network entity including mul ...


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Andrew J Spry, James A Lynn: Method and apparatus for identifying IPsec security policy in iSCSI. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz PC LLO, December 2, 2008: US07461140 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for identifying IPsec security policy in iSCSI. In an exemplary aspect of the present invention, a method for identifying IPsec security policy in iSCSI includes the following steps. An IP address may be allocated to a physical port of an i ...


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Ross E Zwisler, Andrew J Spry, Gerald J Fredin, Kenneth J Gibson: Striping with SCSI I/O referrals. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz pc llo, February 18, 2014: US08656070 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a method for communication between an initiator system and a block storage cluster. The method may comprise initiating an input/output (I/O) request from the initiator system to a first storage system included in a plurality of storage systems of the block stora ...


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Ross E Zwisler, Robert L Sheffield, Andrew J Spry, Gerald J Fredin, Kenneth J Gibson: Transport agnostic SCSI I/O referrals. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz pc llo, May 20, 2014: US08732340 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method for providing multi-pathing via Small Computer System Interface Input/Output (SCSI I/O) referral between an initiator and a storage cluster which are communicatively coupled via a network. The method includes receiving an input/output (I/O) at a first target device ...


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Andrew J Spry, Ross Zwisler, Gerald J Fredin, Kenneth J Gibson: Method and system for implementing parallelism with SCSI I/O referrals. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz pc 11o, December 11, 2012: US08332549 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for communication between an initiator system and a block storage cluster may include receiving a first input/output (I/O) request from the initiator system. The method may also include sending a referral response from a first storage system included in a plurality of storage systems of the ...


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Ross E Zwisler, Andrew J Spry, Gerald J Fredin, Kenneth J Gibson: Scaling of small computer system interface input output (SCSI I/O) referrals. LSI Corporation, Suiter Swantz pc llo, May 1, 2012: US08171178 (1 worldwide citation)

A command is issued to a first data storage system for addressing a set of data and at least one of a first referral response including a referral to at least a second data storage system or at least a first subset of the set of data and the first referral response including the referral to the at l ...