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Ian Peter Crighton: Data backup system. Hewlett Packard Company, December 11, 2001: US06330570 (493 worldwide citation)

A backup system includes backup application software operating on a host computer, which is configurable to store data to be backed up to a backup apparatus. The system is configurable to schedule and enact a pre-backup check, prior to running the actual scheduled backup job so that any faults which ...


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Stephen Gold, Jon Bathie, Peter King, Ian Peter Crighton: Data backup and recovery systems. Hewlett Packard Development Company, August 31, 2004: US06785786 (262 worldwide citation)

Clients are connected via a LAN to backup apparatus including hard and tape drives, respectively primary and secondary backups. Each client schedules backup operations on a time basis since last backup, the amount of information generated since last backup, etc. Prior to a backup, each client sends ...


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Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton: System backup and recovery. March 2, 2004: US06701450 (19 worldwide citation)

A tape drive operates as a bootable device for a PC. In a first mode, the drive operates as a normal tape drive. In a second mode, the drive emulates a bootable CD-ROM drive. Application software for backing up and restoring computer system data causes the PC running the software to generate a boota ...


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Peter Thomas Camble, Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton: System and method for securing fiber channel drive access in a partitioned data library. Hewlett Packard Development Company, February 14, 2006: US06999999 (6 worldwide citation)

A storage area network associated data library partitioning system comprises a plurality of storage slot elements adapted to store data storage media, at least one set of at least one of the slots is assigned to one partition of a plurality of partitions, and a plurality of data transfer elements th ...


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Alastair Slater, Kevin Lloyd Jones, Ian Peter Crighton, Simon Pelly, Shiraz Billimoria: Restoring a client device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 6, 2010: US07694169 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of restoring a client device following failure of the client device, the client being connectable to a network comprising a server device. The method comprises saving to the server device a configuration state of the client device, the saved configuration state comprising clien ...


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Peter Thomas Camble, Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton, Curtis C Ballard, Chuck Roman: System and method for securing drive access to data storage media based on medium identifiers. Hewlett Packard Development Company, February 14, 2006: US07000085 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for securing access to a data medium comprises listing at least one unique identifier of media that a data transfer element is allowed to access in memory storage of the data transfer element, accessing only media having at least one of the listed unique identifiers in media cartridge memor ...


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Peter Thomas Camble, Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton, Curtis C Ballard: System and method for securing drive access to media based on medium identification numbers. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 22, 2008: US07363425 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for securing access to a data medium comprises recording a unique identification number assigned to each medium in at least a portion of a data library, and commanding at least one selected data transfer element in said library to only accept media having particular ones of said identificat ...


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Peter Thomas Camble, Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton, Curtis C Ballard, Chuck Roman: System and method for securing drive access to data storage media based on medium identifiers. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 30, 2008: US07472245 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for securing access to a data medium comprises listing at least one unique identifier of media that a data transfer element is allowed to access in memory storage of the data transfer element, accessing only media having at least one of the listed unique identifiers in media cartridge memor ...


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Stephen Gold, Ian Peter Crighton: Intelligent media reader and label printer. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Berner, August 17, 2004: US06776343 (2 worldwide citation)

A hand-held portable reader and labeling device for interrogating data storage cartridges of the type containing an in-built memory chip having information stored describing details of data contained on the data storage medium is disclosed. The reader-labeling device comprises a processor, random ac ...



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