Critical Emerging Network-Centric Applications (Continued) Sensor/radar units and on- board processors Control and monitoring stations Grid computing and communication network Tele-collaboration Defense Emergency response Business Distance learning Distributed monitoring and coordination Defense Traffic coordination Environmental monitoring
These Emerging Network-Centric Applications Need New and Highly Dependable Network Infrastructures Need advanced network infrastructure to support –Ultra dependable E2E multimedia network services –High QoS guarantees –Rapid deployment of specialized services by service providers –Coordination of elements across the network to COST- EFFECTIVELY achieve high dependability assurance and disaster tolerance Need advanced software and systems engineering techniques to enable –Rapid synthesis of customized services for niche applications –Rapid V&V of critical services –Continuous monitoring and dynamic adaptation to cope with large scale network outages, security attacks, etc.
Coming of Age for Network-Centric Systems Tremendous market and application potential Defense, emergency response, traffic coordination, etc. Business, healthcare, education, etc., applications The consortium will Develop advanced software and systems technology to improve industry’s competitiveness in developing and deploying critical network-centric applications Provide a forum for establishing a market and an SOA infrastructure for critical services for emerging network- centric applications Develop advanced education and training with the goal of nurturing highly qualified engineers for developing next-generation network-centric systems
A Solid Start The consortium has become a viable organization in very short time –Strong support and collaboration from industry and government –Strong commitment from university administrations –Strong commitment from consortium researchers and domain experts The consortium unites experts from multiple areas –Software design, software architecture, testing and analysis, real-time systems, embedded systems, operating systems, networking, security, compilers, … Our strategy for expansion and growth –Strategic industry partners and alliance –Federal funding –Efficient R&D team
We Are Looking for a Few Good Companies! As strategic partners for technology development and transfer Form core industry alliance to: –Jump start a market of network-centric components and services –Establish standards for highly dependable network- centric components and services –Develop highly dependable network infrastructure for critical network-centric applications Overcome the dependability problems of the current Internet Join hands to advance technology education and training
Smart Investment to be a Consortium Member Company Minimal investment for –An important emerging technology area with significant market potential in networking and telecommunications –Maintaining your company’s competitive edge –A forum to work with your customers, partners, and competitors Be the first to recruit top-of-the-line technical talents Partnership for employee education and training in an important emerging area