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Stanley Luke, Howard Hall, Christopher Cochrane, Stephen Ferrari, Mitchell Condylis, Milan Merhar: Switching system. Sun Microsystems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 10, 2006: US06985956 (356 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems consistent with certain aspects related to the present invention provide a digital network having a plurality of data storage elements, at least one client, and a switch element. The switch element may be operable to receive access requests from the client and provide access to d ...


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Stanley Luke, Howard Hall, Christopher Cochrane, Stephen Ferrari, Mitchell Condylis, Milan Merhar: Switching system. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, July 8, 2004: US20040133634-A1

A digital network comprises a plurality of data storage elements (104), at least one client (102) and a switch element (106) operable to receive access requests from the client (102) and provide access to data on the storage elements (104) in response to access requests.


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Stephen Ferrari, William Stronge, Christopher Cochrane, Howard Hall, Milan Merhar: Switching system. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 22, 2004: US20040078419-A1

Disclosed are improved methods, devices and systems for storage management in digital networks.