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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Paul Boerger: System and method of a storage expansion unit for a network attached storage device. Hewlett Packard Company, October 30, 2008: US20080270631-A1

A system and method of a storage expansion unit for a network attached storage device. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are storage expander systems comprising an enclosure, a communications port (the communication port configured to configured to operate under a communications protocol ...


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Randy Ekl
Stephen L Kuffner, Ramy S Ayoub, John M Belcea, Gregory J Buchwald, Lynn D Dann, Mario F Derango, Lawrence M Ecklund, Randy L Ekl, Michael S Johnson, S David Silk: Communications system for exchanging spectrum sensing measurements through a drop box and method of using same. Motorola, Motorola, October 1, 2009: US20090245119-A1

A communications system and method for exchanging spectrum usage information through a drop box (100) includes one or more central stations (101) that defines a region of operation. A central drop box (102) is associated with the central station (101) for providing a database of spectrum usage infor ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (wlan) systems. Motorola, Motorola, January 3, 2008: US20080002633-A1

A method for transmitting beacon transmissions in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communications system (100) operating on one or more channels includes transmitting a first beacon (C1) using a directional antenna in a first direction (D1) on a first channel. A second beacon (C2) is then transm ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann: Information handling system with virtualized i/o adapter ports. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, June 21, 2007: US20070140266-A1

A communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system comprises a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second command is then issued req ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann: Virtualization of an I/O adapter port using enablement and activation functions. International Business Machines Corporation, October 12, 2006: US20060230219-A1

A method is provided for configuring a communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system into a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A s ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Frank W Brice, Janet R Easton, Charles W Gainey, Jeffrey P Kubala, Hans Helge Lehmann, Tan Lu, Ugochukwu Njoku Charles, Kenneth J Oakes, Dale F Riedy, Charles E Shapley, Gustav E Sittmann, Leslie W Wyman, Harry M Yudenfriend: Managing sets of input/output communications subadapters of an input/output subsystem. International Business Machines Corporation, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC, July 28, 2005: US20050165969-A1

Input/output (I/O) communications subadapters, such as subchannels, of an I/O subsystem are dedicated to components, such as I/O devices, of the I/O subsystem. The subadapters provide information about the associated components, in response to the execution of I/O instructions. To enhance I/O connec ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Stephen O Lemay, Marcel Van Os, Freddy Allen Anzures, Mike Matas: Text entry interface for a portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 11, 2009: US07574672 (45 worldwide citation)

A method includes displaying a first tray and a second tray in a display of the portable communications device. The first tray is configured to display one of more characters that were selected by a user using a click wheel. The second tray includes a first plurality of icons that correspond to a se ...


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Louis W Ricci, Mark P Bendyk, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Gustav E Sittmann, Harry M Yudenfriend: Processing of data to suspend operations in an input/output processing log-out system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, November 23, 2010: US07840718 (44 worldwide citation)

A computer program product, an apparatus, and a method for processing communications between a control unit and a channel subsystem in an input/output processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instruct ...


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Louis W Ricci, Mark P Bendyk, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Gustav E Sittmann, Harry M Yudenfriend: Processing of data to suspend operations in an input/output processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, December 21, 2010: US07856511 (44 worldwide citation)

A computer program product, an apparatus, and a method for processing communications between a target and an initiator an input/output processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instructions for executi ...



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