Patent Number: 7,827,261

Title: System and method for device management

Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method of device management. In one embodiment of the present invention, a management device can receive device management data from devices on a network in a variety of device management protocols and map the device management data to a protocol used by a device management client. Because the management device can provide device management data in a format usable by the device management client, regardless of which protocol was originally used to generate the device management data, the device management client can turn to the management device to gather all or a portion the device management data from heterogeneous devices on a network.

Inventors: Griswold, Jr.; Robert M. (Round Rock, TX), Hill, III; Joseph M. (Austin, TX)

Assignee: Crossroads Systems, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00