BT Diamond IP Wins Patent

BT Diamond IP announced the awarding of US Patent 7,623,547 for 'Internet Protocol Address Management System and Method'

January 13, 2010

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- BT Diamond IP, a leading provider of software and appliance products and services that help customers effectively manage complex Internet Protocol (IP) networks, today announced the awarding of U.S. Patent 7,623,547 for "Internet Protocol Address Management System and Method."

This patent describes an IP Address Management (IPAM) system which supports both IPv4 and IPv6 address space using a unique hierarchical container structure and block allocation techniques. The structure and techniques have been implemented in BT Diamond IP products, initially in the NetControl product and in its successor, IPControl.

"We are honored that our innovation is recognized and protected," stated Michael Dooley, VP of BT Diamond IP and one of the co-inventors. "This patent is a testament to our leadership in the IPAM industry. Our products now uniquely enable customers to simplify organization of address space and streamline allocation of address blocks and subnets based on this organization and associated policies."

BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA)

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