Agent Technology is a process that can transport the data from one environment to another and performing appropriately in the new environment
It is interesting for innovative companies in different geographic locations, using different operating systems running on different hardware and software platforms, involving a dynamic business.
The adaptability of agents can be used to incrementally build functionality and expand. The agents can then move to different locations thus increasing flexibility, reusability and effectiveness of software-based problem solution
The application of this technology in real life speaks volumes of its importance. They are well suited for ecommerce.A commercial transaction may require real-time access to remote resources, such as stock quotes and perhaps even agent-to-agent negotiation. Another interesting application of mobile agents is in collaborations in which not all the collaborators are trusted. The parties could let their mobile agents meet on a mutually agreed secure host where collaboration takes place without risk of the host taking the side of one of the visiting agents.