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Web 2.0 Based Federated Network Management Environment

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
94378
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
91436
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Acadia Optronics, Llc
1395 Piccard Drive Suite 210 Rockville, MD 20850-4348
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Web 2.0 Based Federated Network Management Environment
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-09ER85241
Award Amount: $99,996.00
 

Abstract:

There is a need for improved collaboration between and within groups of network operators and users. At present, a variety of tools exist to share network health and status between domains, reserve resources across multiple networks, and remotely access computing and storage resources. However, no unified environment exists that combines these tools into a single, easy-to-use framework. Furthermore, these tools offer limited collaboration features, mostly relying on traditional methods such as email and mailing lists in order to coordinate and troubleshoot. This project will develop a Web 2.0-based Federated Network Management Environment (FNME) ¿ an open-source framework that will integrate network monitoring and measurement tools, resource reservation tools, and network applications with advanced Web 2.0 collaboration tools. Web 2.0 features ¿ such as forums, profiles, wikis, blogs, ticket tracking, RSS feeds, and instant messaging ¿ will be incorporated into the framework in order to foster community collaboration and information sharing. Finally, the framework will incorporate authentication mechanisms to credentialed users and operators, even across network domains. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee A framework for community collaboration that integrates commonly used network services and applications should enable users to more effectively take advantage of existing network resources and troubleshoot problems. Operators from different networks would be able to assist one another when dealing with network-boundary or cross-network issues.

Principal Investigator:

Jesse Wen
Dr.
3013322900
jessewen@acadiaoptronics.com

Business Contact:

Jesse Wen
Dr.
3013322900
jessewen@acadiaoptronics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Acadia Optronics, Llc
1395 Piccard Drive Suite 210 Rockville, MD 20850

EIN/Tax ID: 522014325
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No