US 9,813,500 B2
Allocating cloud storage based on storage attributes
Seth Mason, San Jose, CA (US)
Assigned to Cisco Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed by Cisco Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 12, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/737,956.
Prior Publication US 2016/0366223 A1, Dec. 15, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 15/173 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04L 12/911 (2013.01); H04L 12/24 (2006.01); G06F 9/50 (2006.01)
CPC H04L 67/1097 (2013.01) [G06F 9/5016 (2013.01); G06F 9/5072 (2013.01); H04L 41/0816 (2013.01); H04L 47/70 (2013.01); H04L 67/306 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
at a computing apparatus having connectivity to a network, receiving a generic storage request from a virtual machine associated with a tenant;
analyzing parameters of the generic storage request to determine one or more storage attributes to add to any specific storage attributes explicitly included in the generic storage request;
configuring an infrastructure in a configuration based on the one or more storage attributes and the specific storage attributes; and
storing data associated with the generic storage request in the infrastructure in accordance with the configuration.