Patent Number: 7,788,302

Title: Interactive display of a data storage infrastructure for a communication network

Abstract: A data storage infrastructure is disclosed for a communication network. The data storage infrastructure comprises data storage systems and a storage management system. The data storage systems are comprised of disk systems that are comprised of disks. The storage management system displays a first view of the infrastructure including the data storage systems, receives a first input selecting one of the data storage systems, and in response, displays a second view of the disk systems in the selected data storage system. The storage management system receives a second input selecting one of the disk systems in the selected data storage system, and in response, displays a third view of the disks in the selected disk system. The storage management system receives a third user input selecting one of the disks in the selected disk system, and in response, displays product information for the selected disk.

Inventors: Thakur; Brajendra Singh (Overland Park, KS), Mirza; Nasir Mahmood (Overland Park, KS)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101); G06F 3/048 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018