Data center automation specialist Stratavia announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded it two patents for technology driving its Data Palette platform. The patents (numbers 7,571,225 and 7,529,827) are for automating standard operating procedures in database administration.
“The award of these patents validates Stratavia’s position as the industry leader and pioneer of automation technology used in today's enterprise data centers," said Thor Culverhouse, President and CEO of Stratavia. "We look forward to the new revenue generating licensing opportunities that are now available to us, as well as future patent awards.”
Standard operating procedures, (also commonly referred to as “Run Books” or “Process Workflows”) are part of many enterprise class data center automation solutions. Stratavia's Data Palette allows customers to use a web interface to automate these processes according to standardized operations, such as corporate policies or vendor best practices.