Patent Number: 6,338,149

Title: Change monitoring system for a computer system

Abstract: A change monitoring system for a computer system includes programs forcreating and managing a plurality of templates representative of thecomputer system. A repository stores the templates. A communicationsnetwork communicates with plural platforms of the computer system.Programs associate the templates with corresponding ones of the platformsand plural software products of the computer system. Other programsmonitor the computer system for changes to the platforms or the softwareproducts with respect to the templates.

Inventors: Ciccone, Jr.; Lawrence T. (Pittsburgh, PA), Camden, Jr.; Thomas M. (Apollo, PA), Altman; Duane E. (Pittsburgh, PA), Fuller; Charles F. (White Oak, PA), Kopp; Harold J. (Harrison City, PA), Thee; Gwen (Pittsburgh, PA)


International Classification: G06F 9/445 (20060101); G06F 11/32 (20060101); G06F 11/22 (20060101); G06F 11/34 (20060101); G06F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/08/2014