Dot Hill Receives Patent for Auto Detection/Correction of Duplicate IDs

7/21/2004 - Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL) announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company U.S. patent 6,754,750, entitled "Method for Automatically Detecting and Correcting Duplicate Controller SCSI IDs." The patent derives from Dot Hill's proprietary SCSI RAID controller technology, which it acquired along with Chaparral Network Storage in February of 2004.

"This patent award demonstrates Dot Hill's commitment to research and development and the continued addition of intellectual property," said Jim Lambert, president and chief executive officer of Dot Hill. "We believe this patented technology can help to reduce system configuration and set up times, which enables IT staff to be more efficient and productive."

The patented technology provides a unique method to prevent ID conflicts on SCSI buses. Eliminating the potential for ID conflicts on the SCSI buses makes configuration and setup of SCSI-based storage systems faster and easier for users.

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