SOURCE: WindSpring


May 10, 2011 07:00 ET

New WindSpring Patent for Direct Access, Search and Seek of Compressed Data Streams -- Without Decompression

Powerful Capabilities Part of the Data Management Tools (DMT) SDK Provide Content-Aware Compression and Analysis Tools for Total Management of Data Storage, Access and Performance

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - WindSpring, the market innovator for high performance data management technology, today announced that the company has been granted U.S. Patent Number 7,877,364 B2 for the company's technological innovation allowing direct access into a compressed data set without the need for decompression. The ability to seek and search within compressed data is critical for high performance in the mobile, embedded, and storage markets.

This most recent patent extends WindSpring's compression patent portfolio, which includes patents for editing compressed data, and the ability to apply different compression methods and algorithms to streams of data automatically. Built into the company's flagship DMT SDK, these powerful, real-time compression capabilities provide enhanced data compression, access and performance for embedded, mobile and storage platforms.

"With this new patent, we're extending our market leadership combining real-time high compression capabilities with high performance access to create compression management," said Tom Hunt, President and CEO for WindSpring. "As you look at the ever-increasing tide of data in the mobile and storage markets, there is growing demand for lower costs. This new patent ensures that we can deliver on that requirement without sacrificing performance."

About Us
WindSpring is the market innovator for high-performance data management for storage, enterprise applications and the mobile market. Our patented Content Aware Compression technology allows companies to manage storage, access and performance of their data much faster and more affordably than other solutions. The WindSpring Data Management Tools (DMT) solution has unmatched compression, speed, ease of implementation and flexibility over a wide range of operating environments and powers millions of DMT enabled products around the world. For more information, visit the company's web site at

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