SOURCE: Global InfoTek and SoftPro

January 30, 2007 09:30 ET

Global InfoTek Teams With SoftPro to Create a New Generation Knowledge Management Tool

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2007 -- Global InfoTek, Inc. (GITI) of Reston, Virginia has teamed with SoftPro Technologies, Inc. of Roswell, Georgia to support our national security and international customers.

This partnership will benefit our customers by significantly enhancing the collaboration capabilities with the winning combination of GITI's Agent and Service Oriented Architecture toolkit, the Intelligent Service Layer™ (ISL) and SoftPro's CommandLink. These companies' joint venture will provide a new generation of knowledge management tools helping people to work together -- better and smarter.

Intelligent Service Layer (ISL) offers GITI's customers a proven, rapid, and cost-effective toolkit to develop enterprise systems by providing a powerful, lightweight Service Oriented Architecture framework to develop, deploy, and manage large-scale secure distributed systems. ISL is built upon the widely-used Control of Agent Based Services (CoABS) Grid which GITI designed and developed for Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and a powerful SOA platform that incorporates emerging standards for web services. The ISL architecture is highly scalable and allows the development of innovative applications that embodies millions of software agents and web services.

ISL can now be used to develop intelligent applications that incorporate both SOA and software agents into their enterprise. This innovation paves the road for exploiting the next generation of semantic services. ISL provides unique features to support secure mobile computing, small devices, and sensor integration that are required to realize DOD's Global Information Grid (GIG) and Network Centric Enterprise Services (NCES) objectives.

Originally developed for the Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in support of rapid mission planning, SoftPro's CommandLink provides ordinary users a simple tool to develop complex, collaborative, information sharing applications modeled as collections of forms. CommandLink allows users to:

--  decide what information is displayed and how it is organized
--  reuse and adapt forms as templates
--  dynamically share and update business functions
--  easily connect forms to a variety of data sources, including ODBC-
    compliant databases and web services
--  automatically maintain a common, synchronized view of distributed
    business processes
And as a true collaboration tool, changes to data are immediately shared with all users.

Larry Lafferty, SoftPro's CTO, explained, "CommandLink empowers people to manage and exploit information independent of their IT staff. Now with the addition of ISL, our CommandLink users can also easily access the world of software agents and web services to create remarkable information tools -- tools that not only manage information, but knowledge as well."

"Today's decision-makers are inundated with lots of information. They do not have the capability to exploit such volumes of data," said Mr. Alok Nigam, CTO of Global InfoTek, "and the combination of ISL and CommandLink can help our customers to develop innovative knowledge management solutions."

About SoftPro Technologies, Inc.

Founded in 1999, SoftPro Technologies is a software products and services company. Our mission is to provide clients with innovative solutions for complex, demanding problems. SoftPro's customers include the Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and commercial clients with global operations. SoftPro's solutions enable users to access the data they need, whenever they need it, organized and structured to meet their own personalized needs. We also provide powerful analytical tools for transforming data into information so that users can make informed and timely decisions. We invite you to learn more about our world-class technology and innovative applications. For more information, visit

About Global InfoTek, Inc.

Global InfoTek, Inc. is an advanced information technology company in Reston, Virginia. Founded in 1996, Global InfoTek develops innovative solutions that provide competitive advantages and contribute to the success of our customers. GITI is recognized by our customers for delivering exceptional and innovative solutions to meeting their most demanding requirements. Many DOD and National Security customers are using our technology and solutions. For more information, visit

Global InfoTek applications are trademarks or registered trademarks of Global InfoTek, Inc. All other company names mentioned herein are used for identification purposes only, and may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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    Rick Shaffer
    Global InfoTek, Inc.
    703-652-1600 x204
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