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Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Data Storage for Remote Environment", for Approval

August 5, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Newsweekly -- From Washington, D.C., VerticalNews journalists report that a patent application by the inventors Seethaler, Kenneth S. (Wake Forest, NC); Springfield, Randall S. (Chapel Hill, NC); Locker, Howard J. (Cary, NC); Cheston, Richard W. (Pittsboro, NC), filed on January 14, 2013, was made available online on July 24, 2014.

The patent's assignee is Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "A computer can include a drive for storage of various types of information such as an operating system, applications, settings, etc. To preserve information stored on a drive as well as a full operating environment, a cloning or imaging process may be implemented. Such processes create a duplicate operational drive (cloning) or an image file, which can be quite large as it includes the operating system, applications, etc."

As a supplement to the background information on this patent application, VerticalNews correspondents also obtained the inventors' summary information for this patent application: "A method can include receiving operating system environment settings via a network; storing the received operating system environment settings to a storage device; establishing an operating system environment according to the stored operating system environment settings; receiving information via the network; instructing the established operating system environment according to the received information; and, in response to the instructing, transmitting via the network information generated at least in part by the established operating system environment. Various other apparatuses, systems, methods, etc., are also disclosed.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

"Features and advantages of the described implementations can be more readily understood by reference to the following description taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawings.

"FIG. 1 is a diagram of an example of a system;

"FIG. 2 is a diagram of an example of a method;

"FIG. 3 is a diagram of examples of assemblies and an example of a method;

"FIG. 4 is a diagram of an example of a method;

"FIG. 5 is a diagram of an example of a method;

"FIG. 6 is a diagram of an example of a system and an example of a method;

"FIG. 7 is a diagram of examples of methods;

"FIG. 8 is a diagram of examples of devices and an example of a method; and

"FIG. 9 is a diagram of an example of a machine, some or all of the features thereof may form part or all of a client, a server or other device or system."

For additional information on this patent application, see: Seethaler, Kenneth S.; Springfield, Randall S.; Locker, Howard J.; Cheston, Richard W. Data Storage for Remote Environment. Filed January 14, 2013 and posted July 24, 2014. Patent URL: http://appft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.html&r=366&p=8&f=G&l=50&d=PG01&S1=20140717.PD.&OS=PD/20140717&RS=PD/20140717

Keywords for this news article include: Information Technology, Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd, Information and Data Storage.

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