Companies and Products
List of Mobile Agent frameworks in the market, as based on released information from their respective companies.
IBM: Aglets -IBM Japan is developing a framework for Java “Agent Applets”. Some of their work has been submitted to the Object Management Group (OMG) for consideration in regard to OMG’s request for a Mobile Agent Facility (MAF).
IBM’s Aglets are Java programs which may travel and execute on specialized nodes in the network. Information on Aglets can be found at http://www.trl.ibm.co.jp/aglets
FTP Software: CyberAgents - FTP Software has announced a package called CyberAgents which, like Aglets, are Mobile Java programs. But there is no recent activity, and this information is based on minimal public announcement.
Information on CyberAgents used to be able to be found at http://www.ftp.com/cyberagents
General Magic: Tabriz - General Magic has been shipping their Telescript-based products for several years, and they have been incorporated into products from Sony, Motorola, and AT&T. With Tabriz, they have adapted Telescript to the World Wide Web as an applications development tool. Tabriz allows developers to create non-mobile agents which can use the Web to access pages of information, and process it locally.
More information on Tabriz can be found at http://www.genmagic.com/tabriz
Concordia - Concordia is a full-featured framework for the development and management of network-efficient Mobile Agent applications which extend to any device supporting Java.