Distributed Analysis Tool for Enterprise Monitoring (DATEM)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N66001-14-P-5102
Agency Tracking Number: N132-139-0195
Amount: $147,377.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2014
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N132-139
Solicitation Number: 2013.2
Small Business Information
625 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joe Gorman
 Principal Software Engine
 (617) 491-3474
Business Contact
 Mark Felix
Title: Contracts Manager
Phone: (617) 491-3474
Email: mfelix@cra.com
Research Institution
Operational availability of Navy systems has become a function of mechanical, electronic, computer, software, and network systems availability. Further, the challenge of maintaining operational availability will grow to enterprise scale as the Navy moves towards tactical cloud computing that automates information sharing and command and control services. However, in todays distributed computing environment, no current system provides adequate performance and condition monitoring that allows operators and support personnel to detect, predict, and respond to emergent conditions that can degrade operational availability. A system is needed that monitors operational systems, integrates observed performance measures, predicts system availability, and alerts operators and support personnel of future threats to mission readiness. In response to this need, Charles River Analytics proposes a Distributed Analysis Tool for Enterprise Monitoring (DATEM). DATEM will build on our experience providing innovative data collection technologies for the Office of Naval Researchs (ONR) annual Limited Technical Experiment. We support ONR by monitoring and analyzing distributed systems (hardware, software, and services) and network traffic. We propose to develop condition-based metrics for naval system effectiveness, operator performance, and system availability. DATEM will provide a framework for integrating observed performance measures, extracting performance metrics, and predicting future availability.

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