SPARsuite - Software Pedigree Analyzer and Reporter Suite

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-06-C-8054
Agency Tracking Number: O2-0445
Amount: $748,663.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD04-SP7
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
AVENDA SYSTEMS
580 VALLEY WAY, MILPITAS, CA, 95035
DUNS: 106707370
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Krishna Prabhakar
 VP Engineering
 (408) 262-2615
 krishna@avendasys.com
Business Contact
 Krishna Prabhakar
Title: CEO
Phone: (408) 262-2615
Email: santhosh@avendasys.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Enterprises are now recognizing the importance of security in the life cycle of software development and code maintenance. Several recent studies have shown that the risk of not integrating security into the software life cycle can have serious negative consequences. There are some disparate tools and products currently available to monitor and mitigate the risks, but a comprehensive solution is needed for covering the entire pedigree of the software development and release cycle. Avenda Systems proposes a product called Software Pedigree Analyzer and Reporter Suite (SPARSuite) to monitor, track, analyze and report pertinent data during various phases of software life cycle, including code development, product build, release and patch distribution. The solution works with a distributed set of file servers and source code management and version control systems. It supports multiple hardware and software platforms. Our past experience in commercializing SBIR projects, and the experience gained from designing and implementing SPARsuite will help us to release a commercially viable product in Phase III.

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