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8130769 Configuring a network device  
A method performed by a device adapted for communication over a network includes establishing a presence on the network, obtaining default configuration information for the device via the network,...
8132187 Driver installer usable in plural environments  
An executable file can be constructed that contains different driver installer code for use in different environments. A first executable file contains first program code that performs driver...
8127124 Remote configuration of computing platforms  
An embodiment of the invention relates to a computing platform (10) having an attribute (241) that is configurable by a remote system (350), the computing platform (10) storing a first verifier...
8127296 Virtual machine migration between processors having VM migration registers controlled by firmware to modify the reporting of common processor feature sets to support the migration  
A system and method for performing a VM migration which manages a cluster of machines in a pool for live migration to the same feature set or behavior. In certain embodiments, machines within the...
8122444 Legacy application decommissioning framework  
A legacy application decommissioner provides developers a tool to decommission and migrate legacy application functionality in a phased approach. The decommissioner identifies core web services...
8117612 Enterprise device driver management for operating system deployment  
Enterprise driver management and image installation are described. In an implementation, a computer-implemented method is performed in which a determination is made as to whether drivers for a...
8117609 System and method for optimizing changes of data sets  
A system and method for generating an update data set to be sent to remote terminals. The update data set comprises operators describing differences between two data sets, so that a remote...
8117434 Component configuration mechanism for rebooting  
Aspects of the invention support a component configuration mechanism when rebooting a circuit module (201) of a programmable logic controller (101). A component (application) may be configured...
8112508 Delivering data from device management services to devices using bulletin system  
A system for targeting bulletins to specific electronic devices includes a device management (“DM”) service, one or more electronic devices, and a database for storing bulletins. Generally, the DM...
8108853 Apparatus and method for allowing a fail-back to a prior software release in a process control system  
A method includes receiving a request to install a software release, where the software release is to be installed on a first device and/or a second device. The method also includes initiating...
8108734 Intelligent rolling upgrade for data storage systems  
Various method, system, and computer program product embodiments for facilitating upgrades in a computing storage environment are provided. In one such embodiment, one of an available plurality of...
8099588 Method, system and computer program for configuring firewalls  
A solution is proposed for distributing a software product to a set of data processing entities (such as endpoints) in a data processing system; the system includes a set of security applications...
8099728 System for managing configuration changes in a data processing system  
A method of managing configuration changes in a data processing system, particularly a network wherein software products (250) must be distributed to client workstations. The method provides the...
8099727 System and method for providing uninterrupted operation of a replication system during a software upgrade  
A software upgrade tool and procedure provide uninterrupted operation of a replication system during an upgrade of software components of the system. The replication system includes one or more...
8095925 Seamless network installation of device drivers  
A method seamlessly installs, upgrades, and deletes printer and other device drivers over a network. Instead of a computer periodically searching or scanning the network, searching occurs when a...
8095923 System and method for deploying and managing intelligent nodes in a distributed network  
According to methods, apparatuses, and computer program products described by way of non-limiting examples presented herein, a computer system operates as an intelligent node in a distributed...
8090806 Two-stage network device configuration process  
A method and apparatus for modifying the configuration of a network device, such as a router, using a two-stage configuration model is provided. A first request for a change in configuration of a...
8087014 Method and apparatus for configuration management for a computing device  
A method and apparatus for configuration management for a computing device. The apparatus comprises an interface for providing available software to the computing device to be loaded onto the...
8087013 Assisted migration in a data processing environment  
In assisting migration of data processing resources from a first operating environment to a second operating environment, a migration controller responds to a problem encountered during a...
8086659 Task sequence interface  
According to one aspect of task sequence interfaces, a method includes exposing an interface that allows task sequences to be performed on a plurality of remote devices, and receiving requests...
8082468 Method and system for providing coordinated checkpointing to a group of independent computer applications  
A system and method thereof for performing loss-less migration of an application group. In an exemplary embodiment, the system may include a high-availability services module structured for...
8078861 Remote processor reprogramming  
Disclosed are exemplary remote programming systems, software and methods for use in remotely programming field devices, such as engines, power generators, controllers, and data sensors, and the...
8079028 Information processing device and method, recording medium and program  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for information processing, a recording medium, and a program that can provide newest functions in a plurality of applications. A PC 1...
8074063 Enhanced capabilities in provisioning  
Some embodiments of enhanced capabilities in provisioning on computing machines in a networked system have been presented. In one embodiment, a software vendor deploys a centralized server to an...
8069433 Multi-format centralized distribution of localized resources for multiple products  
A multi-format centralized framework for the distribution of resources. The framework allows product teams to update resources independent of a product build process and, to store and distribute...
8065428 Computer patch management in “road warrior” contexts  
Methods and arrangements for facilitating and streamlining patch management in “road warrior” and analogous contexts. Particularly, there are broadly contemplated herein, in accordance with at...
8065704 Method, server, terminal, and system for updating modified electronic service guide data  
A method for updating an electronic service guide (ESG) that includes sending version information of the ESG currently maintained by the server along with ESG data to a terminal. When the server...
8065675 In-page installer  
A method of notifying a user about the existence of relevant software and facilitating the installation of such software using a browser. A user's interactions with the browser are monitored to...
8065672 Simplifying rollback to prior versions of patches used to fix errors in pre-installed software  
A patch tool receives multiple patches, with each patch designed to fix a corresponding subset of a set of errors in a system. Some of the patches may require that the files from older patches be...
8060874 Efficient provisioning of software packages to mobile handheld devices  
Methods and system are provided for delivering a software package to particular wireless computing devices (WCDs). The system includes logical sites (LSs), WCDs, and a Network Operation Center...
8060871 Servicing software through versioning  
Software typically changes over its useful lifetime. New versions of software are created to change or improve functionality, to add functionality, to correct coding errors, improve performance,...
8056074 System, and computer program product for on demand enablement of dormant computing resources  
A system and program product for enabling dormant computer hardware resources in a computer system having a set of dormant computer hardware resources. The method includes accepting a customer...
8056135 Systems and methods for updating content detection devices and systems  
A method of updating a content detection module includes obtaining content detection data, and transmitting the content detection data to a content detection module, wherein the transmitting is...
8055989 Boot security using embedded counters  
The present disclosure provides a system for providing a security and method of providing an enhanced security booting environment. The system and method includes a basic input/output system...
8056075 Server request management  
The present invention is an applet server which accepts requests for applets from client computers. A request specifies the format in which an applet is to be delivered to the requesting client...
8051416 Method for a user-specific configuration of a computer from a group of prepared computers  
Installation and configuration of user-specific software and a computer system is performed such that individual computers in a group is prepared by transmitting the installation packages for a...
8051483 Systems and methods for updating content detection devices and systems  
A method of updating a content detection module includes obtaining content detection data, and transmitting the content detection data to a content detection module, wherein the transmitting is...
8046755 Deploying software based on a calculated deployment risk level  
A computer-implemented method may include receiving first data that includes one or more configuration parameters that characterize an intended deployment of software and a target computer system...
8042106 Data processing in a mediation or service provisioning system  
Embodiments of the invention include a data processing system and method for processing data in a mediation or service provisioning system of a communications network. In the invention, a special...
8041783 Method for distribution of configuration settings for medical devices  
A method is provided for configuring medical devices such as medical devices used in a clinical trial. Based on the needs of the clinical trial, a definition of a configuration of the medical...
8037198 Firmware upgrade for thin clients using one or more servers  
A process and system for upgrading firmware in a thin client in a network environment. The process may proceed on an automated basis during boot-up by using one or more FTP addresses stored in the...
8037190 Managing multiple network application versions  
A session is established between a user system and an existing version of a network application. Once the session is established, session information corresponding to the session is determined and...
8032881 Method and system for upgrading a plurality of devices  
The invention relates to an electronic device and a method for updating firmware in a number of electronic devices connected to a data network. First, a firmware in a first electronic device of...
8032880 Multi-branch management for updating software  
A system for managing updates of an executable component in accordance with an updating tree with multiple branches is provided. In one implementation, specific updates are provided to users with...
8028096 Method for using the hand-held device in a multimedia home network  
The present invention relates to a hand-held device comprising connection means for supporting an internet data transmission link between the hand-held device and the internet; browser means for...
8024722 Method and system for automatic installation of a functional unit driver on a host  
A method for automatic loading to a host of a functional unit driver stored as part of an executable program on a memory of a first functional unit, the method comprising physically connecting the...
8020158 Installing and executing shared applications in shared folders  
Provided are a method, system, and program for installing and executing shared applications in shared folders. A program is installed by a base computer, having a local storage, to a shared folder...
8019835 Automated provisioning of computing networks using a network database data model  
A framework for automatically provisioning computing devices includes a central database system and a central file system. Information stored in the database comprises a model of the individual...
8020157 Dependency notification  
Communication devices that include one or more software components can determine whether a software component is missing, notify a computer server of a software component determined as missing,...
8019798 Method and apparatus for collecting and displaying network device information  
In one particular embodiment, the disclosure is directed to a network management system. The network monitoring system includes at least one device definition file, a simple network management...