The use of Self-Managing Software Agents to Improve Application and Network Reliability and Data Accessibility

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-07-M-0185
Agency Tracking Number: N071-064-1220
Amount: $98,925.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-064
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
PROGENY SYSTEMS CORP.
9500 Innovation Drive, Manassas, VA, 20110
DUNS: 945837219
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Marsden Davis
 Integration Manager
 (703) 368-6107
 mdavis@progeny.net
Business Contact
 Christine Sigety
Title: Business Manager
Phone: (703) 368-6107
Email: csigety@progeny.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
There is a need to develop and demonstrate the application of certifiably accurate, self-managing software agents to improve continuity of operations of the shipboard application environment. In addition, there is a need to demonstrate how Semantic Web software agents can be employed to improve cross-venue data sharing capability for application to improve support of the operation, material maintenance and tactical war fighting missions of Naval submarines. The non-tactical system on a submarine is a complex machine comprised of multiple servers, multiple clients, and running several applications. There are many ways that the system can fail, research is proposed to understand how changes in the software infrastructure can eliminate or counteract the most frequent modes of failure.

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